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

Nonprofit corporation committed to providing domestic violence, sexual assault, and bias crimes advocacy and education to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community in the Kansas City area.

Access Policy:
Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Culture & Society, Local
Resource Type:
Website

For residents of Kansas City in Jackson County, Missouri. Get information on voter registration, upcoming elections, polling locations, and more.

Access Policy:
Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Elections & Politics, Local
Resource Type:
Website
Kansas City Business Journal

Get online access to the most recent issues of the Kansas City Business Journal, special publications, and the Book of Lists.

Access Policy:
Library card required from home
Topic:
Business, Local, Newspapers
Resource Type:
Articles

Provides basic health care services at no charge to people who cannot pay for care and to those who do not have insurance available to them.

Access Policy:
Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Health, Local
Resource Type:
Website

Bilingual English/Spanish newspaper for the Hispanic communities of the Kansas City area.

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Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Local, Newspapers
Resource Type:
Website

A brief overview of the history of Kansas City, Missouri from the City website.

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Topic:
History
Resource Type:
Website

Information about neighborhoods in Kansas City, MO.

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

Official Kansas City Public Schools website.

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

Resources for members of the LGBTQIA community in Kansas City.

HOTLINES, SAFE PLACES, APPS

The Trevor Project
www.thetrevorproject.org | 866-488-7386
The Trevor Project provides crisis intervention nationally to LGBTQ young people ages 13-24. Text or chat with trained volunteers.

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Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Culture & Society, Local
Resource Type:
Tutorial or Guide
Kansas City Star

Read entire articles from the Kansas City Star newspaper. All issues since 1991 are available.

Access Policy:
Library card required from home
Topic:
Local, Newspapers
Resource Type:
Articles
Access Policy:
Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Government & Law
Resource Type:
Website

Provides information for residents, visitors, and businesses about city services and much more.

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

Official website for the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department.

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

Directory of private schools (K-12) in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Topic:
Education, Local
Resource Type:
Website

Tax forms and information for Kansas City, Missouri.

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Topic:
Taxes
Resource Type:
Website

Birth and death certificates for Kansas City, Missouri.

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Topic:
Genealogy
Resource Type:
Website

Online collections of primary sources about Kansas history. Topics include agriculture, architecture, business and industry, arts and entertainment, and more.

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

Birth, death, marriage, and divorce records for the state of Kansas.

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Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Genealogy
Resource Type:
Data & Records, Website, Primary Sources

Information about Kansas history, including select topics, family history, famous people, places, buildings, and more.

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

A good place to begin researching your Kansas roots. Includes links to the state censuses.

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Topic:
Genealogy
Resource Type:
Website

The Kauffman Collection is intended to enhance the Library’s collections with digital resources of high quality, both in content and construction. Principally falling within the humanities, the works embody classical ideas and ideals, or have made significant contributions to other eras. This collection also includes supporting materials that assess, critique, and examine the chosen works, to assist in advanced appreciation of the literature.

The Kauffman Collection is made possible by the Kauffman Fund.

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Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Culture & Society, History, Multi-Subject/Academic
Resource Type:
Research, Poetry & Essays, Primary Sources

The Greater Kansas City Cover the Uninsured Coalition created this site to help you find the health care you need for yourself and your family.

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

The Missouri Valley Special Collections constitute the non-circulating local history and genealogy resources of the Kansas City Public Library as well as the Library’s archives. This site also has a digital gallery of select materials and a Local History Index.

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

Provides economic data for the Kansas City metropolitan area.

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

A free resource to help you find a rental home across the Kansas City Metro that fits your needs and budget. Listings are updated regularly.

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

Find reports, studies, surveys, and statistics about the Kansas City area. Documents come from local non-profit organizations, government agencies, and universities.

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

3,300+ video tutorials with complementary exercises, geared toward self-guided learning.

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Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Online Learning
Resource Type:
Online Learning, Website