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Books in Our Library

Search for books in our library by following this link.  You don't need a password at all.

Below are some sample books for my topic, Manifest Destiny and American Expansion.

Manifest Destiny and Mission
Call Number: 973.6 MER

American Myth, American Reality
Call Number: 973 ROB

A Wilderness so immense: the Louisiana Purchase and the destiny of America
Call Number: 973.46 KUK

The Man who sold Louisiana
Call Number: 923.244 LYO

Use ABC-Clio Database to Help you Decide on a Topic

The database passwords can be found by logging into Cubview, go to Burns Library group page at   "Group Files."  Download and save the file to your computer.  This way you will be able to get to the databases even if Cubview goes down.  While you are at it, please join our group!

  • ABC-Clio Social Studies
    After you log in, click on AMERICAN HISTORY.
    1. Do you know your topic, yet? Then type your keywords into the "Quick Search" box.
    2. If you have not decided on a topic, then click on the tab, "ERAS." Browse the topics from Colonial toCivil War.
    3. Mrs. Hannah's sample search keywords: MANIFEST DESTINY in the "Quick Search" box. Look at the Overview of this topic (usually the first link).
    4. For more in-depth information, click ANALYZE.
  • ABC-Clio Social Studies
    To expand my topic for a longer report, I can also research a related or subtopic of LOUISIANA PURCHASE. I would do the same process as above.

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