Science In Context Database for science, health and TECHNOLOGY careers- Password Required at Home
Don't just Google....
Use this nifty checklist from University of CA-Berkeley to evaluate websites that you find to make sure you are getting valuable and accurate information.
Put in the date you start your research paper and the day it is due, the Assignment Planner will come up with a timeline for you to follow!
Resources for Citations
Make sure you double check your citations against the MLA Handbook or your teacher's requirements.
Writing Research Papers
Career Research Websites
Looking for Books If You Can't Find One on the Career Cart
SMSD Library Look Up at library.smsd.org to search for book titles in The Library @SMN. Most of the career books are on the cart. Don't forget to use the table of contents and the index.
The State Library of Kansas at kslib.info for Career Research
If you don't find your career in the Career Books or on the Career Websites on this LibGuide, go to www.kslib.info to search the State of Kansas Library databases (You will need to type kslib.info into a new window).
Click on Link "Explore Our Resources"
Click on the "Vocational and Career" database that is the very last one on the page or another database that relates to your career.
Make sure you click on "Search Options" and "Full Text" before searching
To Search Additional Databases, click on "Other Databases" and Select All or specific databases. Make sure to refine to "Full Text."
Encyclopedia Britannica-- Instead of Wikipedia
Library Research in Graphic Novel Form
The Library @SMN
Call The Library @ SMN at 913.993.7033.
eBooks on Careers (Don't Forget the Career Book Cart with More than 200 books!)
For Follett eBooks, go to destiny.smsd.org > SM North > Login with your student # and district password > Catalog Tab> Follett Shelf.
For more information on how to check out ebooks, go to http://smnorth.smsd.libguides.com/ebooks