PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Governor Don Carcieri joined leaders of the Rhode Island Officeof Library and Information Services Wednesday morning to launch thenew AskRI website.
Now, anyone in Rhode Island with an internet connection will beable to access free resources that were only available atlibraries.
The site offershomework help for students, and access to other research materialssuch as World Book Encyclopedias, and Heritage Quest.
Students can also take advantage of free tutoring online afterschool.
Resources include articles on consumer health, life skills suchas financial issues and housing and resources in Spanish andtranslation capabilities in 14 other languages.
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