Science In Context Database- Password Required
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
- History Behind Headlines: Origins of World Conflicts
Cite Sources with EasyBib
Resources for Citations
Make sure you double check your citations against the MLA Handbook or your teacher's requirements.
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 kslib.info - Using EbscoHost and other databases
Go to www.kslib.info 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 destiny.smsd.org
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 kslib.info to search in the databases.
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