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Remember: You may have to alter the name of your topic when you do a search in the databases, espcially in ABC-CLIO


ABC-CLIO Links (Password Required)

Science In Context Database- Password Required

Password: indians


Gale eBooks from the SM North Library

Click here for Free Ebooks. See the librarian for the password.

The following reference books are available at the above website.

  • Alternative Energy
  • American Law Yearbook-Major Legal Cases
  • Climate Change
  • Encyclopedia of Religion 
  • History Behind Headlines: Origins of World Conflicts
  • Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations



Cite Sources with EasyBib

EasyBib: the bibliography maker.

Writing Research Papers


ABC-CLIO Databases (Password Required)


The Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society database focuses on controversial issues—with authoritative historical context, expert perspectives, and carefully selected primary and secondary sources covering 150 of today's most significant social issues, with access to 7,000 articles and 4,500 multimedia primary sources.

How to Get Started

  • ABC-CLIO requires the school's password (see Ms. Crawford for the password).

  • Click on icons under "ABC-CLIO" Links on this page or the tabs above to use specific ABC-CLIO databases

  • Click here to search all the ABC-CLIO databases provided by the North Library. 


The State Library of Kansas at - Using EbscoHost and other databases

Go to to search the State of Kansas Library databases

  • Click on Link "Online Resources"
  • Click on the NEW Explora Multi-Search link to search all the databases at once.
  •  If you want a specific database, you may choose Academic Search Premier, MasterFile Premier, Student Research Center, MasUltra, Literature Reference Center or another database. 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."


Search All The Library Things at One Time- Books, ebooks, articles, databases, videos, images and more!

Go to 

Select North

Login in the upper right hand corner with your student id number and district password.

Go to the Catalog tab

Look for online resources and library books at the same time:

 1. Do a keyword search

2. Library Books appear on the first tab. Look for the Call Number. We will keep the books on a cart in the library.

3. For Ebscohost databases, ebooks and ABC-CLIO, click on the One Search Tab. 

3. Click on "Get Results" at bottom after a few seconds.

4. Click on "Show" under the Database name of the article you like (not the database name)

5. Look for EbscoHost, ABC-CLIO, or other appropriate database results, depending on your topic. Of the EBSCO databases, School MasUltra and Academic are the most general. Student Research may be better depending on your topic.

6. See more detailed instructions on  the State Library databases or ABC-CLIO if your search results are not specific enough.

If your topic does not appear, try a different search term or go directly to ABC-CLIO, Science in Context or to search in the databases.

See These LibGuides for more databases

The databases at give you access to great Gale databases.

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