Alphabetical List of Resources

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The United States naturalization test includes up to 10 questions about U.S. civics. These 10 questions are chosen from a list of 100. All 100 civics questions can be accessed on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services website, along with their answers.

Access to this resource is made possible by the Kauffman Fund.

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Topic:
Government & Law
Resource Type:
Website

The 16th Judicial Circuit, located in Jackson County, Missouri is part of the state court system. There are 45 circuits in Missouri.

The circuit court is a court of general jurisdiction so, unless it is a municipal matter, most cases are filed with this court. Those include criminal, civil, probate, juvenile and small claims matters

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Topic:
Government & Law, Local
Resource Type:
Website

Resources for starting, managing, and growing a business in the State of Missouri.

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Topic:
Business
Resource Type:
Website

Find high-quality, scholarly articles about academic subjects. This site contains full text articles for more than 2,100 journals and over 1,700 peer-reviewed, full-text journals.

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Library card required from home
Topic:
Multi-Subject/Academic
Resource Type:
Articles

Are you using the Accelerated Reader program at your school? This web site provides the book level of over 100,000 books. Just type in the title of a book, topic, or author that you want to read, click go, and you will see the book level (BL) and the points (AR pts) for the book. If you want to look at a list of books to read, go to the advanced search and choose an Interest Level and an ATOS Book Level range.

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Topic:
Education, Homework Help
Resource Type:
Website

Resources on all aspects of domestic and intercountry adoption, including adoption from foster care. Includes information for prospective and adoptive parents; information about searching for birth relatives; and resources for adoption professionals.

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Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Social Services
Resource Type:
Website
Adult Learning Center from Brainfuse

Whether you're going back to school, switching jobs, or just want to brush up on skills, achieve your learning and career goals with live one-on-one coaching, practice test center, and online resources. Live coaches are available from 2 – 11 p.m.

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Library card required from home
Topic:
Online Learning
Resource Type:
Online Learning

This portal includes online collections of primary sources from the Library of Congress that include photographs, music, manuscripts, plays, books, and more.

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Open access. No login required.
Topic:
History
Resource Type:
Website
African American Poetry

African American Poetry contains nearly 3,000 poems by African American poets of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Access to this resource is made possible by the Kauffman Fund.

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Library card required from home
Topic:
Literature
Resource Type:
Poetry & Essays

The Department of Aging Services functions as the Area Agency on Aging for Cass, Clay, Jackson, Platte and Ray counties in Missouri.

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Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Social Services
Resource Type:
Website
Alldata

Find all the supporting information you need to fix automobiles and run a shop. Perfect for the knowledgeable amateur or professional mechanic.

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Available only at Central, Plaza, and Bluford
Topic:
Automotive
Resource Type:
Online Learning

As part of the U.S. Census site, American FactFinder offers a rich source of detailed data on population, housing, economics, geographic and industry statistics. It gives users the ability to create and customize maps, modify statistical tables, and save data in a presentation format. Because of the complexity of some of its capabilities, it also provides excellent video tutorials.

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Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Statistics
Resource Type:
Data & Records
American History in Video

American History in Video provides the largest and richest collection of video available online for the study of American history, with 2,000 hours and more than 5,000 titles on completion. The collection allows students and researchers to analyze historical events, and their presentation over time, through commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries.

Access to this resource is made possible by the Kauffman Fund.

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Library card required from home
Topic:
History
Resource Type:
Video

Looking for information about any hospital has been made much easier with this directory of American hospitals that allows you to look up a hospital’s profile or build your own “best” hospital by selecting the criteria that matches your needs. Find hospital statistics on hospitals that give you clinical services offered, accreditation status, teaching status, inpatient utilization statistics, outpatient statistics, and financial statistics. Very easy to use.

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Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Health
Resource Type:
Website
American Indian Correspondence: Presbyterian Historical Society Collection of Missionaries' Letters, 1833-1893

American Indian Correspondence is a collection of almost 14,000 letters written by those who served as Presbyterian missionaries to the American Indians during the years from 1833 to 1893.

Access to this resource is made possible by the Kauffman Fund.

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Library card required from home
Topic:
History
Resource Type:
Primary Sources
American Indian Histories and Cultures

Spanning four centuries and covering North and Central America, American Indian Histories and Cultures presents unique materials from one of the finest archival collections on American Indian history and culture available – the Edward E. Ayer Collection at the Newberry Library in Chicago. From early contacts between European settlers and American Indians and the subsequent political, social and cultural effects of those encounters on American Indian life, these materials tell both the historical and the personal stories of the colonization of the Americas.

Access to this resource is made possible by the Kauffman Fund.

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Library card required from home
Topic:
Culture & Society, History
Resource Type:
Primary Sources

The Library of Congress has online collections of written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience through history.

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Open access. No login required.
Topic:
History
Resource Type:
Website
The American West

In the story of the American West, tales of frontier life, of Native Americans and of vigilantes and outlaws are of constant interest, and are matched by more recent interest in the growth of urban centres, the environmental impact of westward expansion and of life in the borderlands. The Graff Collection, from the Newberry Library in Chicago, is a unique resource which will allow scholars to explore all of these areas and more.

Access to this resource is made possible by the Kauffman Fund.

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Library card required from home
Topic:
History
Resource Type:
Primary Sources

Research the history of your family with online access to historical records provided by Ancestry.com. Discover where and when your ancestors lived. Read actual historical documents that refer to members of your family. Perfect for building family trees and other genealogical research.

Learn how to get the most out of Ancestry Library Edition with these helpful videos »

 

Access Policy:
Library access only
Topic:
Genealogy
Resource Type:
Primary Sources
Archives Unbound

Archives Unbound presents topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support the research and study needs of scholars and students at the college and university level. Collections cover a broad range of topics from the Middle Ages forward-from Witchcraft to World War II to twentieth-century political history.

Access to this resource is made possible by the Kauffman Fund.

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Library card required from home
Topic:
History
Resource Type:
Primary Sources
ArticleFirst

Search the contents pages of more than 16,000 scholarly, academic journals.

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Library card required from home
Topic:
Multi-Subject/Academic
Resource Type:
Articles
AtoZ World Culture

Curious about the world? AtoZ World Culture has you covered with information about world history, cultures, languages, foods, religions, and much more in 175 Country Culture Guides covering over 60 topics each.

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Library card required from home
Topic:
Culture & Society, History
Resource Type:
Articles, Data & Records

Search Jobs, Businesses or Mailing Lists

2.3 million job listings, 30 million business profiles, 1.1 million healthcare professionals. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more.

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Library card required from home
Topic:
Business, Careers, Directories
Resource Type:
Data & Records
Axis360 - Digital new & Notable collection

Explore our digital New & Notable collection of eBooks and digital audiobooks. These policies ensure that there is always something new and desirable available to borrow:

  1. 14-day checkouts
  2. No Holds Permitted
  3. No Renewals Permitted
  4. Maximum 3 checkouts at a time
    Access Policy:
    Library card required from home
    Topic:
    eBooks & Digital Media
    Resource Type:
    Audiobooks, eBooks

    The Black Archives of Mid-America, located in Kansas City, Missouri, is a center for learning and research into the African American experience in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Oklahoma and the Midwest at large. They house a large collection of manuscripts and artifacts including photographs, personal correspondence, oral histories, and rare books.

    Access Policy:
    Open access. No login required.
    Topic:
    History
    Resource Type:
    Website
    Black Thought and Culture

    Black Thought and Culture contains over 1,000 sources with over 1,000 authors, covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans. Particular care has been taken to index this material so that it can be searched more thoroughly than ever before. Where possible the complete published non-fiction works are included, as well as interviews, journal articles, speeches, essays, pamphlets, letters and other fugitive material.

    Access to this resource is made possible by the Kauffman Fund.

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    Library card required from home
    Topic:
    Culture & Society, History
    Resource Type:
    Poetry & Essays

    Book reviews from the American Library Association

    Access Policy:
    Library access only
    Topic:
    Library, Literature
    Resource Type:
    Articles
    Brainfuse

    Brainfuse's signature service, HelpNow, offers online homework help, writing assistance, and collaboration tools available 24 hours a day for primary school students. You can even connect to live tutors online between 2 – 11 p.m.

    In addition to HelpNow, Brainfuse also offers the following services:

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    Library card required from home
    Topic:
    Homework Help, Online Learning
    Resource Type:
    Online Learning

    The BEA produces economic accounts statistics.

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    Open access. No login required.
    Topic:
    Statistics
    Resource Type:
    Website

    Statistics on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government.

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    Open access. No login required.
    Topic:
    Statistics
    Resource Type:
    Website

    Provides statistics on inflation and consumer spending; wages, earnings, and benefits; productivity; safety and health; occupations; employment and unemployment; and more.

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    Open access. No login required.
    Topic:
    Statistics
    Resource Type:
    Website
    Business Insights: Global

    Detailed company and industry profiles including SWOT reports, market share reports, and financial reports. Thousands of company histories and industry essays from Gale's core business collection. Case studies, scholarly journals, and business news for deep research coverage of global economies.

    Access Policy:
    Library card required from home
    Topic:
    Business
    Resource Type:
    Data & Records

    The Business Services Division is committed to making it easier to do business in Missouri.

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    Open access. No login required.
    Topic:
    Business, Government & Law
    Resource Type:
    Website

    Newspaper serving African American communities in the Kansas City area.

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    Topic:
    Newspapers, Local
    Resource Type:
    Website
    Career Online High School

    The Kansas City Public Public Library, in partnership with Literacy Kansas City and Mid-Continent Public Library, is pleased offer a fully accredited, online high school program to selected, qualified adults via Career Online High School (COHS). We are offering a small number of scholarships to adult learners 19 years of age and older who apply and meet the criteria established by our selection committee.

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    Library card required from home
    Topic:
    Education, Online Learning
    Resource Type:
    Online Learning

    Information on voter registration, upcoming elections, polling locations, and more.

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    Open access. No login required.
    Topic:
    Elections & Politics, Local
    Resource Type:
    Website

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