While you're here, you can find the end of the dragon's tail. Kappa is located in the same manner (midpoint of a line from alpha UMa to beta UMi). Lambda, in the same field as kappa, is the tip of the tail: binoculars.
The opposite end -- the dragon's head -- is found by starting at Vega (alpha Lyrae) and moving a third of the distance to the bowl of the little dipper or three binocular fields toward the north pole. Visit gamma Draconis (γ Dra) to view this asterism.