Skip to Main Content

Thompson - House of Wisdom


Search Tips

  1. Use compound search terms to narrow your results.
  2. Put phrases in quotation marks.

For example:

  • "House of Wisdom" and chemistry
  • "Abbasid Dynasty" and chemistry
  • Abassids and chemistry

Different scholars may use different terms when referring to the House of Wisdom and the Abassids.

Also, when scanning search results, use Cntrl + F to search within long articles. 

Accessing articles and videos

You may need a login and password to access the articles and videos posted here. Click on the passwords tab at the top of the page for a list of database passwords.

If the passwords page is not loading, make sure you are logged in to your NPS Google Drive. For help, contact a librarian.

What is a database?

Newton South High School Library

140 Brandeis Road
Newton, MA 02459
call: (617) 559-6561