Need help with school research projects? Library resources to the rescue! (Part 3)

Three kids studying on a laptop

By Eileen Saam, Children’s Librarian  As the school year starts and school projects are assigned, know that the library is here to help! In addition to books, your Oak Park library card gives you access to a number of subscription-based resources that you can use to help you with your research. In my previous posts … Read more

Need help with school research projects? Library resources to the rescue! (Part 2)

Kid raising hands in triumph while working on a laptop with shelves filled with books in the background

By Children’s Librarian Eileen Saam As mentioned in my first post in this series, Google is a great resource of information and can be a useful first source when researching for school projects. But did you know that there are many subscription-based library resources that can be accessed online with your Oak Park library card? … Read more

Need help with school research projects? Library resources to the rescue! (Part 1)

Two grade school students using a laptop to study outside

By Children’s Librarian Eileen Saam Many people use Google to search for information on the internet. Google is a powerful tool for research. It is fast and convenient and can help you access lots of useful information. But is Google always the best research tool for everyone? Often Google is not a good tool to … Read more

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