Alphabetical List of Resources

1 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W Y
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Includes thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, business and economic periodicals, and country and industry reports. This database provides an excellent picture of company and business trends worldwide.

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Library card required from home
Topic:
Business, Statistics
Resource Type:
Articles, Data & Records

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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Open access. No login required.
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

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 »

 

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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

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