Learn how to use our library and the many onsite and digital resources available to our students.
Access World News (2.5 minutes)
Using the Library Catalog (3 minutes)
Utilize your Library Account (3 minutes)
Using EbscoHost Advanced Placement (2.23 minutes)
Using Google Scholar (2.17 minutes)
More Google Scholar Tips
WorldBook Online Tutorials (various)
Check Out KAS eBooks (3 Minutes)
If you’ve got research to do, don’t just paste your question into Google. A savvy, critical thinker starts their query with tools purpose-built for the task. Your KAS library is here to support you with access to scholarly databases at all age levels.
Brain POP: Watch animated videos of science, history, reading, writing and more!
Cavendish Square: A great place to start research on science and history topics! Good for basic research projects.
EBSCO Host: Advanced Placement Source and 3,000+ non-fiction K-8 ebooks. Good for extended essays, and elementary research projects.
FactCite: A database full of easy-to-read biography and historical information, perfect for classroom presentations and reports.
NewsBank: Explore diverse perspectives, topics, and trends aligned with all curricular areas from credible, vetted, international, national, and local sources to foster critical thinking skills.
JStor: Thousands of academic periodicals covering over 150 topics. Perfect for EE research!
PebbleGo: The award winning PreK-3 database for reading and research.
Research Rocket: Find topical research with age-appropriate, vetted sources. Explore topics, trends, and current events that align with most curricular areas.
WorldBook Online: A suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.