For all subjects, you can use tutor.com. For specific areas of English, see below.
Need information about an author from a reliable source to cite in a paper? Try our Contemporary Authors database, available for free at home or in the library. You’ll need your library card if you want to access it from home. If you ever need help accessing or using one of our databases, just ask a librarian.
Need information about a book you’re reading for class? The info in our Literature Resource Center database will give you article to cite for your papers and reviews, multimedia, and biographies to help you understand the book. Our Points of View and Student Research Center databases can also help you with background information and scholarly articles on your novels. If you ever need help accessing or using one of our databases, just ask a librarian. You can access these databases anytime from the library, or using your library card at home.
We try our best to have multiple copies of all the books you need to read for school on hand at the library and in our online ebook collection. Search our catalog to find out what we have at the library or online as an ebook.
Also, don’t forget about Project Gutenberg, an online library of completely free ebooks (no library card required) that includes a lot of classic novels. The books on here are all out of copyright (they’re old), so you can download freely.
We also have access to a big collection of free ebooks and encyclopedias called Gale Virtual Reference Library. Browse through and find interesting books and articles on popular authors, graphic novels and comics, controversial issues, and more.