To get to the State Library of Kansas databases, click "Explore Our Resources" on the left side.
Select a Database: one of the General Research resources work well for most searching needs.
Shawnee Mission Northwest databases
ABC-CLIO: American History, World History: Ancient & Medieval Eras, World History: The Modern Ers, World at War, World Georgraphy, World Religions, Issues
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Local newspaper articles- Kansas City Star
Look up Books
You can find books from SMNW or from any SM school library.
Books Like the One I Just Read
Select Kansas State Databases from the right column. Click on "Explore Our Resources" Choose Novelist to explore authors or a specific book to discover read-a-like recommendations, book discussion guides, reviews, and more!
Finding Support Articles
Select Kansas State Databases. Click on "Explore Our Resources".
Select one of the General Research databases. Be sure that you are searching for "full text" articles.
Select Literary Reference Center to browse and search full-text of literary works alongside journal articles, author biographies, and reviews.
Articles have bibliographic information needed for your citation.
Johnson Country Public Library
Select Research, then Literature and Poetry.
You will need a JCPL library card and PIN.