Homework Help

Online Tutoring and Writing Help | Research Databases | Practice Tests

Online Tutoring and Writing Help

Brainfuse HelpNow offers live online homework help and writing assistance. Free online tutoring is available from 3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Brainfuse also offers the following services, with many available 24/7:

  • 24/7 Center: Submit a homework question and a tutor will provide you with a response (usually within 24 hours).
  • Writing Lab: Submit your paper and receive a detailed analysis of your paper in approximately 24 hours.
  • Skills Building: Helps you master an academic concept through expert tutoring and state-aligned online lessons.
  • Foreign Language Lab: Provides expert homework assistance and support for students who are learning a foreign language. Expert tutoring is currently offered for Spanish.

You can log in to Brainfuse from home using your Bloomingdale library card number and PIN. Este servicio está disponible en español.

Research Databases & Practice Tests

Our research databases and practice tests are available online to Bloomingdale Public Library cardholders anytime! Log in using your Bloomingdale Library card number and PIN.

Research Databases

Academic Search Premier
Articles from academic journals, newspapers, reference books, and magazines covering numerous subjects including social science, education, psychology, and more

Biography Reference Center
Biographies by subject occupation, nationality, activity, gender, lifespan and more

Brainfuse HelpNow
Online homework help for students in grades K-12 and college intro classes. Tutors are available from 3:00 - 10:00 p.m. Writing Lab, Homework Question Center, and Skills Building also available.

Britannica Online
Encyclopedia Britannica articles, downloadable video and audio clips, and access to hundreds of periodicals and journals

EBSCO School Center
Improve your skills in reading, vocabulary, spelling, science, math, and additional subjects with tutorials, practice sets, and more. Elementary, Middle School, and High School levels.

Explora
Articles from journals, books, and magazines covering current events and more

Gale UXL eBooks
Online reference books for children

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Reference book articles on business, history, science, humanities, and more

History Reference Center
U.S. and world history

Literary Reference Center Plus
Biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of writers and their works

MasterFILE Complete
Articles from newspapers, reference books, and magazines covering current events and more

Middle Search Plus
Designed for middle school students, articles from reference books and magazines covering subjects such as history, current events, science, sports, and more

NoveList K-8
For readers in grades K-8, discover new authors and books, booklists, book discussion guides, and more.

Points of View Reference Center
Pro and con viewpoints on timely and controversial social issues

Primary Search
Designed for elementary school students, articles from reference books and magazines covering subjects such as history, current events, science, sports, and more

Pronunciator
Learn a new language. English language learners can also learn using non-English languages.

Salem Press
Reference book articles on social science and humanities topics

Science Reference Center
Earth science, life science, chemistry, physics, science experiment ideas, and more


Practice Tests

Brainfuse HelpNow
Live online tutors for homework help in math, science, English, and social studies for students in grades K-12 and college intro classes, 3:00-10:00 pm daily. 24/7 Writing Lab, Homework Question Center, and Skills Building available. Este servicio está disponible en español.

EBSCO School Center
Improve your skills in reading, vocabulary, spelling, science, math, and additional subjects with tutorials, practice sets, and more. Elementary, Middle School, and High School levels.

Learning Express Library
Online test preparation materials and interactive practice exams based upon official tests such as the ACT, SAT, GMAT, and more. Also includes online computer tutorials, tests for various professions, U.S. citizenship preparation, and much more.