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ACHS Library - FAQ & Policies:
  • Library staff: Mr. Hibbs 
  • Open 7:30am to 3:30pm on most school days
  • Books are circulated for three weeks and may be renewed
  • Replacement fee is assessed for lost / not returned books
  • Check with us for most of your technology needs (connectivity, login/usernames, passwords, etc.)
  • Students need their ID card to check out books! Your ID card or the image of it on your phone is fine.
  • Students need a pass to visit the library; leave the pass at the desk when you enter.
Important Links:
*most of these links should open in a new tab
Online Catalog - Alexandria Researcher      
eBooks - Big Universe

Online Research:
    Facts on File databases - click HERE for access to:
  • American History Online
  • Ancient & Medieval History
  • Modern World History
  • Today's Science (news, analysis)
  • Science Online (reference)
  • Bloom's Literature Reference
  • Issues & Controversies

    Scholarly Search Engines (search the deep web!)

        Google Scholar - click HERE for access to scholarly literature.

                Read about Scholar.

        Internet Public Library - click HERE to access to scholarly literature

                Read about the Internet Public Library.

        ScienceResearch - click HERE to get a science-specific search engine.

                Read about ScienceResearch.

        WolframAlpha - click HERE for the "Computational Knowledge Engine."

                Read about WolframAlpha. Ask a question, get an answer.

    Databases available from the State Library of Kansas - Click HERE for access to:
  • Explora Multi-Search (Ebsco)
  • Britannica Academic, Britannica Public Library
  • History Reference Center
  • ACT, SAT, and other Test Preparation
  • Mango Languages
  • and more...

World Book Encyclopedia, - click HERE for access

Three sections: Kids, Students, Espanol.

Other Libraries:
        Arkansas City Public Library - Card Catalog
        Cowley County Community College - Card Catalog - Research Databases (requires passwords to access)