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Back To School Resources

As everyone begins their back to school journeys we here at the Allegheny County Libraries want to lend a helping hand so here are some of the great online resources you can access from your libraries this fall! (We even slipped in some help for all those hard working teachers out there – thank you, we see you!) offers live homework help. Get online help from real tutors every day from 12 pm to 12 am! Live Homework Help offers online tutoring for grades K to 12 and college level students in English, Math, Science and Social Studies. Non-traditional students and adult learners can take advantage of essay writing, skills building, GED prep and other tutoring services designed specifically for adults.

World Book Online

World Book Online provides online encyclopedia filled with facts and information on many subjects. World Book Online contains thousands of informational articles with illustrations, videos, interactive maps, research help, and activities for kids, students and adults.

Kids InfoBits

Elementary-aged children can explore educational topics, from animals to geography to health.  Find articles, pictures, charts, graphs, and more.


School information from kindergarten through graduate programs. Also included are career information, resume help, and strategies for planning for and financing an education.

Teacher Reference Center

Teacher Reference Center has indexing and abstracts (no full text) for nearly 300 education periodicals, most of which are peer-reviewed, on topics including assessment, best practices, continuing education, current pedagogical research, curriculum development, elementary education, higher education, instructional media, school administration, teacher education, and more.