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ABC-CLIO Links (Password Required)


EasyBib School Edition Instructions (See Getting Started with Easy Bib Tab for more information)

EasyBib School Edition

1. Go to to create an account. See Ms. Crawford for Coupon Code

2. Create a new project with a title and MLA 7. Click on Bibliography under your project name when you find a source to cite.



Encyclopedia Britannica

Britannica Academic (more in depth)

World Book Online


Digital Public Library


EBSCOhost Student Research Center

Student Research Center from Ebsco (Go to if this doesn't work.) Make sure to click on Full Text before searching.


Assignment Planner

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!

KU Assignment Planner



More ABC-CLIO Databases thru April 30

Thru April 30th, you may use these ABC-CLIO Databases:

Username:  NLW14school
Password:   Appreciation

Encyclopedia of World Biography ebook

Click here to access this and other ebooks.

Then click on either Gale Virtual Reference or Biography. See the librarian for the password.

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Encyclopedia of World Biography - Suzanne M. Bourgoin; Paula K. Byers
ISBN: 9780787622213


Other 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,  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
  • Encyclopedia of Education, 2nd ed, 2003
  • Encyclopedia of World Mythology, 5 Vol., 2009 
  • Encyclopedia of Religion, 2nd ed.,  2005 
  • Encyclopedia of World Biography, 2nd ed., 2004 
  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, 4th ed., 2011 
  • 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
  • Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, 13th ed.,  2012 


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