The Web resources listed here have been purchased or recommended by Library staff to answer common questions and help with homework assignments.
As of September 2020, ProQuest resources are available to our patrons. ProQuest is a product of the California State Library. ProQuest is committed to empowering researchers and librarians around the world. The company’s portfolio of assets -- including content, technologies and deep expertise -- drives better research outcomes for users and greater efficiency for the libraries and organizations that serve them. You may find ProQuest resources under the "Search the Internet" dropdown.
The links on these pages are to sites selected as particularly useful by the staff of the Pacific Grove Public Library. The City of Pacific Grove and the Library are not responsible for the content of sites maintained by other organizations. The content of those sites does not reflect the opinions, standards, policy or endorsement by the City of Pacific Grove, its officials or its staff.
To access some of the resources below, you will be prompted for a barcode. Please enter the barcode on your library card.ProQuest Academic
Doing a research project for school? ProQuest reference databases can help.CultureGrams®
Concise social, cultural, and political information on countries, U.S. states, and provinces around the world. (Grades 3-12)SIRS® Discoverer®
A general reference database providing safe, reliable, curriculum-aligned content and features for use by students and educators. (Grades 3-9)ProQuest eLibrary
One of the largest general reference collections of periodical and digital media content.(Grades 6+)KidsClick!
NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab , Climate Kids , Space Place
Real-time homework assistance can now be accessed 24/7 here
and on the websites of any of the 1,130 local public libraries around the state – click on the “HelpNow” link to reach a one-on-one tutor. The pilot program led by the State Library
offers assistance in Math, Language Arts, and other core K-12 subjects in English, Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, and Tagalog. There’s no age limit to who can use the service. Adult learners can also access writing assistance, citizenship resources and other tools.
Homework Links from Monterey Public LibraryKhan Academy
A personalized learning resource for all ages with practice exercises, instructional videos, and a learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. World Book Kids
Engaging content, features, and tools developed especially for young students.World Book Student
Tailored for students in elementary and middle schools, World Book Student includes all the articles from the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, and research tools.
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Pacific Grove Public Library has partnered with LearningExpress Library to provide resources on online learning.
Two modules LearningExpress Library provides are:
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- School Center - resources to help students grade four and above build their classroom and homework skills in math, English language arts, social studies, science and technology.
- College Students > College Admissions Test Preparation Center - tools to help high school students write college admissions essays and prepare for important tests such as the AP, SAT, ACT and more.