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Homework Help

Find information for your essays, learn about a career, or study for an upcoming exam with our databases. A Wichita Public Library card is required to access most of these resources.

For a full list of our databases, visit the Library's Databases page.

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We give you access to the information, and we can show you how to use it. Consider using our Book-A-Librarian service for help using any of the databases listed on this page.

Databases

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Black Freedom Struggle in the United States

Primary source documents including historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence and more from specific time periods in U.S. history marked by the opposition African Americans have faced on the road to freedom.

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CQ Researcher

CQ Researcher provides in-depth coverage of current issues. Its reports are written by experienced journalists, footnoted and professionally fact-checked. Full-length articles include an overview, historical background, chronology, pro/con feature, plus resources for additional research.

Available inside Wichita Public Library locations only
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EBSCOhost Research Databases

More than 40 research databases are available. Search one or many at once to find information about your topic.

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Explora High Schools

A simple search that quickly delivers relevant results including articles, essays, and primary source documents. Topic overviews that provide a starting point for research. Includes videos from the Associated Press. Resources are for grades 9-12.

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Explora Middle Schools

A simple search that quickly delivers relevant results including articles, essays, and primary source documents. Topic overviews that provide a starting point for research. Includes videos from the Associated Press. Resources are for grades 6-8.

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Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

A comprehensive resource for career exploration and planning, whether it's industry and professions articles, school planning resources, or skills and career advice. The material draws from a range of authoritative sources, including Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance.

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Hispanic Life in America

The experience and impact of Hispanic Americans as recorded by the news media, 1704 to today. From NewsBank.

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Issues and Controversies

Explore hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture. Presented in a balanced, pro/con format, each article presents the key facts, arguments, history, and current context – an ideal resource for research papers, debate preparation, and persuasive writing assignments.

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LearningExpress College Admissions Test Preparation

Prepare for the PSAT, ACT, AP exams, and more with tutorials and practice tests.

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Wichita Eagle (NewsBank)

Full-text Wichita Eagle articles are available through NewsBank. The image edition, which appears like printed newspaper pages, has articles from 2018 to present. The text edition includes articles from October 1984 to present. Older articles are in our microfilm collection located inside the Edward & Elizabeth Burns Historical Research Pavilion at the Advanced Learning Library.

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