Bloom's Literature - NEW
Bloom's Literature sorts search results into the following categories: Criticism, Literary Works, Reference, Video and Audio. You may also browse by literary movements.
Science In Context Database- Password Required
eBooks on Follett Shelf- Go to destiny.smsd.org and Sign in with your student # and password
Sign in at Destiny, search for Electronic Books in the Catalog. You will need to download the Brytewave App from Self-Service to read Ebooks. Search "Brytewave" on your computer with the Spotlight tool to see if you already have it.
EBSCOhost Student Research Center
Student Research Center from Ebsco (Go to www.kslib.info if this doesn't work.) Make sure to click on Full Text before searching.
Search State Library Databases. Go to www.kslib.info first in another tab if this doesn't work
Digital Public Library
Cite Sources with EasyBib
Resources for Citations
Make sure you double check your citations against the MLA Handbook or your teacher's requirements.
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!
Search for a library book through the Destiny Catalog
One Search From the North Library
Go to destiny.smsd.org to search for databases, websites and books in The Library @SMN
- Click on North Library
- Log in with your student number and laptop password
- For Physical Books, click on Location and North.
- Go to tabs Digital and Databases for credible online resources
The State Library of Kansas at kslib.info
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."
Ebooks from the SM North Library
Click here for Free Ebooks. Password: indians
The following reference books are available at the above website.
- Alternative Energy, 2007
- American Decades, 2001
- American Law Yearbook: Major Legal Cases, 2012
- Anatomy and Physiology Illustrated Guide 2010
- CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, 2012
- Climate Change, 2 Vol., 2008
- Elizabethan World Reference, 4 Vol., 2007
- History Behind Headlines: Origins of World Conflicts, 2003
- New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, 2005
- Novels for Students Vol. 1- 16: , 2003
- Roaring Twenties Reference Library, 2 Vol., 2006
- Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, 2007
- Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans: A Guide to Financial Aid Programs for Students 2012
- UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances, 2006
Research with Databases
Search All The Library Things at One Time- Books, ebooks, articles, databases, videos, images and more!
Go to destiny.smsd.org > Select North > Login in the upper right hand corner with your student id number and district password. Go to the Catalog tab.
1. Do a keyword or subject search. (Library Books appear on the first tab.)
2. Click on One Search Tab in the Results.
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 and Literary Reference 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.
(Search by title and author to find specific books)
Citing Articles in Ebscohost Databases from www.kslib.info
Why Databases are important- A YouTube Video
Why you can't rely on just Google. Go to www.kslib.info for online databases. (Turn Music off in the library if you don't have headphones, please)
The North Learning Commons
sherricrawford [at] smsd.org