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What is Questia School?

The premier online research and paper writing resource

Questia School is an online library providing primary and secondary school students with the ability to apply their research in a meaningful way by seamlessly integrating organizational and paper writing tools into our collection of books and periodicals.

Our library

Credible sources you can cite and reference

  • A 24/7 online library of more than 83,000 full-text cross-curricular high school and college-level books and more than 10 million quality periodical articles means students always have access to a deep scholastic library – and nothing is ever checked out!
  • Provides depth and breadth of content required for advanced and IB high school students
  • Supports a wide range of subjects, including:
    • Art and Architecture
    • Business and Management
    • Communication and Language
    • Economics
    • Environment
    • European History
    • Government and Politics
    • History
    • Literature
    • Music and Performing Arts
    • Psychology
    • Religious Studies
    • Sociology
    • Anthropology

New! Writing Center

Help for new and experienced paper writers

With tools to help you find a topic idea, create a thesis statement, build an outline, plus a 9-step writing guide, Questia School can walk you through the research paper writing process.

9 Steps to writing a research paper

Find tips and guidance for each step involved with writing a paper.

Interactive Research Tutorials

Built by instructors, these interactive tutorials offer additional insights into specific elements of writing a research paper.

Our research tools

Tools to streamline your research process

Facilitate your students’ creative and analytical skills by seamlessly integrating research and paper-writing directly into the reading experience. With easy-to-use tools such as highlighting, note taking, project folders, and citation and bibliography tools, students can meaningfully engage with library content immediately.


Highlight and save text in six different colors as you read.


Add notes for yourself directly to book pages or articles.


Easily return to any page in any book in our library.


Automatically generate bibliographies in MLA, APA or Chicago format.


Cite passages, pages or entire articles instantly.


Everything is saved in custom projects that you create, name and organize.
Project Folders
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New! Use the tools on any book, article, or website with our Questia School browser extension!

Video demonstrations

See how Questia School makes your research process faster and easier.

Searching our library
Using our research tools
Managing your projects
Writing a research paper
Assigning Questia School to your students
Completing Questia School assignments

Start providing your school the best online library and research tools

To subscribe, request a trial, or just to learn more about how Questia School can improve research and writing skills at your school, contact our friendly sales staff today:

Phone: 1-800-877-4253


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