Homework Help for Tweens: Research Center

Welcome to the Research Center! 

Here, you’ll find various resources that can help you as you work on your reports and other information gathering projects.

Library Catalog
Searching the catalog is a good place to begin your research project. If you see a title you’re interested in for your project, you can place a hold on it or make note of it so you pick it up on your next visit to the Library.

eLibrary Resources for School
Using the eLibrary is a great especially if you need information right away. Here you can find a listing of some of our popular eLibrary resources for use in school work and for independent study. If you don’t see what you want there, try our complete listing of eLibrary resources--with these resources, you can access magazine and newspaper articles in addition to many other types of information.

Indiana and the World
Take a look at this page if you’re researching Indiana, other states in our country, or are looking for information about a different country.

Student Research Guide
Use this guide to help think through your topic and make the most of your research time.


Citing Sources

Regardless of where you get your information, It is important to give credit to the authors and creators of information and images that you use in a report. This is called citing your source.

Learn How to Cite your Source
This page offers several resources to help you cite your source. 

  • Note: there are many citation styles. Check with your teacher to learn if they want you to list your sources or create a bibliography in a certain way.


Researching Online

Not finding what you need? You may be interested in researching online but you will need to make sure the information you’re looking at is safe and accurate.

Internet Safety and Search Tools
This page offers various internet search tools.

Know Your News: Evaluating Sources
Information is everywhere, so how do you know what's reliable? This guide offers tips on differentiating between good and bad sources of information.

Not finding what you need to complete your assignment? Give us a call at 812-349-3050 and we’ll help you find the resources you need!