Salem Public Library
585 Liberty St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
Salem Public Library has resources to help you get started with a homework project.
Get a Library Card
Get a Salem Public Library card, and then you can access resources from home or remotely, and check out other resources, including books, DVDs, and more.
Use Online Homework Tools
Databases provide digital access to print articles and information from sources such as magazines, newspapers, journals, and reference resources like encyclopedias.
Databases provide quality, reliable information for research, and may include other resources such as images, maps, videos, biographical information, and science project ideas.
The most popular databases by grade are listed below. For additional resources, visit the A to Z list of all online resources page.
- Gale in Context - U.S. History
Provides current and historical research on events in U.S. History
- Gale in Context - Elementary
Information on current events, arts, sciences, health, people, government, sports, history, and more.
- Gale in Context - Middle School
Provides Social Studies and Social Sciences information including World Cultures, Geography, and current events.
- Gale In Context - High School
Search for general information in online reference books and magazines. Requires a Salem public library card.
- Learning Express Library
Includes tutorials, math and English skill-building exercises, GED, SAT, GRE prep, resume writing, tutorials to improve computer skills, and more
- National Geographic Kids
Articles on social sciences, animals, countries, endangered species, current events, and more.
- Opposing Viewpoints
Research both sides of controversial topics.
- The Oregon Encyclopedia
An Authoritative and Free Resource on All Things Oregon. Available without a library card.
- World Book Online
Online version of the World Book Encyclopedia and other special features including Enciclopedia estudiantil Hallazgos.
Chat with a Librarian @Answerland
Answerland staff will try to help you find resources that help with your project. The first time you use Answerland, it should be to find out what, who, or when. Librarians will direct you to resources, but will not be able to answer specific questions.
Remember, you are chatting with a live librarian who may be busy chatting with other people too. Please be courteous and patient with the librarians.
Get Help from Library Staff
Looking for books and information to help with a school assignment, or need help finding something good to read? We are still here to help during the closure.
- Call us: 503-588-6315
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org