Grades 6-8

Ask Rose Homework Hotline

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A free math and science tutoring service for Indiana students in grades 6-12, provided by Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology students.

Book Connections


Thousands of resources about children's and young adult books.

Gale Virtual Reference Library


Online reference books of Arts, Biography, Business, Education, Environment, History, Law, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation and World, Religion, Science, Social Science, and Technology.

Mango Languages


Prepares learners for realistic conversations and strengthens everyday communication skills in over 70 world languages, including English.

Science in Context

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Covers biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology, and wildlife.

Overdrive for Teens


A collection of ebooks, audiobooks, and digital videos selected just for teens.

AtoZ the USA


Contains country-based articles and state articles for each of the 50 US states, five US territories, and the District of Columbia. Students will find unmatched coverage of the country's people, history, economy, geography, symbols, culture, and society.

Britannica Library Young Adult

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An online encyclopedia that can help students with research projects and homework assignments.

History Reference Center


Offers full-text articles for more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias, and non-fiction books from leading history publishers.

NoveList K-8 Plus


A comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction. Includes book summaries, reviews, reading guides, and read-alike suggestions.

What Tree Is That?


An online field guide that makes it easy to identify a tree simply by the kinds of leaves it produces.

Biography Reference Center


Offers a comprehensive collection of more than 450,000 full text biographies, including the complete full text run of Biography Today and Biography Magazine.

Explora for Middle School


Simple searches, easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topics, and topic overviews that provide students with starting points for research.



A collection of online academic databases that can be accessed for free by Indiana residents. Includes magazine and journal articles, websites, pamphlets, images, almanacs, historic newspapers, and more.

Salem Press

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Online reference books covering numerous topics in the areas of Health, History, Literature, and Science.

Overdrive for Kids

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A collection of ebooks, audiobooks, and digital videos selected just for kids.