Alphabetical List of Resources

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Newspaper serving African American communities in the Kansas City area.

Access Policy:
Open access. No login required.
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

The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance, available online and in print, is a compendium of Federal assistance programs, projects and services offering both financial and non-financial assistance to the American public. Its main area of focus are education, health, safety, and welfare.

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Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Nonprofit & Philanthropy
Resource Type:
Website

Searchable database that contains citations to materials collected by the Foundation Center's five libraries as well as selected literature from other sources.

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Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Nonprofit & Philanthropy
Resource Type:
Data & Records

Search and locate all Federal publications from 1976 to the present. Many are available online, other documents can be located at a local library through the site.

Access Policy:
Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Government & Law
Resource Type:
Data & Records

Get instant access to census statistics about any location in the United States. Information available includes: Building Permits Data; County Business Patterns; International Trade Data; Public Law 94-171 Data; Census Tract Street Locator; USA Counties; Detailed Occupation by Race, Hispanic Origin and Sex Data.

Access Policy:
Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Statistics
Resource Type:
Data & Records, Website

Diseases, travelers’ health, emergency preparedness – if you have health questions, they have answers.

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Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Health
Resource Type:
Website
Chilton

Online automobile repair manuals provide instructions, diagrams, and pictures about fixing cars of any make and model.

Access Policy:
Library card required from home
Topic:
Automotive
Resource Type:
Online Learning
China, America and the Pacific

Explore an extensive range of archival material connected to the trading and cultural relationships that emerged between China, America and the Pacific region between the 18th and early 20th centuries. Manuscript sources, rare printed texts, visual images, objects and maps document this fascinating history.

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

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

This has facts and data about countries around the world. Each country profile includes a map, flag image, a general introduction, and information about its geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.

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Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Culture & Society, Statistics
Resource Type:
Data & Records, Website

Download statistics and raw numbers relating to Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas. The site also includes a robust mapping feature, allowing for the display of color-coded, data-driven maps. The foundation of this database is parcel level surveys of housing conditions in the urban core of Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas.

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Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Statistics
Resource Type:
Data & Records, Website
Civil War in Words and Deeds

The Civil War in Words and Deeds offers regimental histories and personal narratives which constitute a source of great historical value. These first-person accounts, compiled in the postwar period and early 20th Century period, chronicle the highs and lows of army life from 1861 through 1865.

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

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

Discover the Civil War's legacy in the Greater Kansas City region. Search our collection of primary source materials from our from partner organizations, read exclusive analysis from contributing scholars, and explore interactive features to see relationships between events and historic artifacts.

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Open access. No login required.
Topic:
History
Resource Type:
Website, Primary Sources

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

From NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center, access Monthly Climatic Data for the World, Storm Data and Local Climatological Data. The LCD summarizes temperature, precipitation, wind speed and more for several hundred U.S. cities. Print copies of this data for Kansas City are kept at the Central Reference desk, going back through the 1930’s.

Access Policy:
Available only at the Central Reference Dept.
Topic:
Science
Resource Type:
Data & Records, Website

Find the right college for you. Produced by the National Center for Educational Statistics, this site is very detailed and easy to use.

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

CommunityKC is a map of "good things" happening in Kansas City. The site provides information on small-scale, grassroots neighborhood projects such as community gardens, cleanup days and home repair programs. Use this online mapping tool to find employment assistance and workforce training, social services, home repair, education, healthy living services, and much more.

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Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Local, Nonprofit & Philanthropy
Resource Type:
Website

Official directory of the U.S. Congress. It contains short biographies of each member of the Senate and House and additional data, such as committee memberships, room and telephone numbers, and more. It also lists officials of the courts, military establishments, and other Federal departments and agencies.

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Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Government & Law
Resource Type:
Website
Consumer Health Complete

Health information for patients covering mainstream medicine to holistic and integrated medicine.

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Library card required from home
Topic:
Health
Resource Type:
Articles
Consumer Reports

Full text is available on articles from Jan. 1992 – present.

Citations & Abstracts are available on articles from Jan. 1984 - present.

This link takes you to all the Consumer Reports issues, listed chronolocially. You need to go to our MasterFILE Premier database, using the Advanced search, if you want to do an actual search for Consumer Reports articles.

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Library card required from home
Topic:
Automotive, Magazines
Resource Type:
Articles

Annual series that provides subnational economic data by industry. The series is useful for studying the economic activity of small areas; analyzing economic changes over time; and as a benchmark for statistical series, surveys, and databases between economic censuses.

Access Policy:
Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Statistics
Resource Type:
Data & Records, Website