Official information from all three branches of the Federal Government provided by the U.S. Government Printing Office. The Federal Digital System, FDsys, was formerly known as GPO Access.
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Source for free information, guidance and tools for federal student assistance—from the U.S. Department of Education's office of Federal Student Aid.
Provides access to data and trend information from more than 100 federal agencies on such topics as economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farm production and more.
FedWorld, sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Commerce, provides full text of Supreme Court case decisions issued between 1937 and 1975. You can search by case name or full text.
Filmakers Library Online provides award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum—race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. It presents points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide.
Supreme Court opinions since 1760 browsable by year and U.S. Reports volume number, searchable by party name, case title, citation, full text and docket number. FindLaw maintains an archive of Supreme Court opinion summaries from September 2000 to the present.
The First World War portal showcases a wealth of primary source material for the study of the Great War, complemented by a range of contextual secondary features.
Find grant money for your organization or research project. Search for foundations and other granting agencies in your field.
This database is geared toward individuals and small organizations seeking grant money. You can read about specific grants, and learn how to increase your chances of success.
Foundation Maps is Foundation Center’s premier data visualization tool and the easiest way to see who is funding what and where around the world.
Freegal® Music is a free music service from your library. All you need is your library card number and PIN. Freegal offers download or streaming access to more than 8 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. In total the collection is comprised of music from over 28,000 labels with music that originates in over 80 countries.
There is no software to download, and there are no digital rights management (DRM) restrictions. Downloaded songs will play in Windows Media Player, iTunes, and other popular music players. Downloaded music can also be transferred to an MP3 player or an iPod.
For more information, read the Freegal FAQ.
Gas mileage (MPG), greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution ratings, and safety information for new and used cars and trucks.
Find high-quality information about almost any general topic. This online version has the same content as the regular print encyclopedias.
Non-fiction ebooks. Humanities titles in this collection were purchased by the Ewing Kauffman Book Fund.
GCFLearnFree.org creates and provides quality, innovative online learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve the technology, literacy and math skills needed to be successful in both work and life.
Easy to understand information on all aspects of the GED, how to prepare hints, and practice sections.
GeoFRED® offers geographical economic data from the St. Louis Federal Reserve. Free to use, explore economic and demographic data down the the county level, and build customizable maps.
Global Road Warrior is an extensive country-by-country resource for learning about culture, customs, history, and language worldwide, with 175 Country Guides covering 119 topics each.
GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network) is a national education organization making schools safer for ALL students, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.
Find references to high-quality, scholarly books and articles on the web. Generally, only summaries and excerpts of the articles are available for free, though sometimes the full text is available.
govinfo provides free public access to more than a million official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. This is GPO's beta website that will eventually replace the Federal Digital System (FDsys) public website.
A leader in the open government data movement, GovTrack scans government websites to collect information on your representatives and research pending legislation to keep you in the know. It tracks representatives' voting records, roll call votes, committee hearings, and bills & resolutions. You can sign up to have information on subjects you're interested in "tracked" for you and sent to you via email and/or RSS feeds. It now includes this same information at the state level also.
See what's offered at graduate schools across the country, along with available financial aid. With over 67,000 programs listed in its free directory, you can search by subject, location or school.
GrantSpace℠ is Foundation Center's learning community for the social sector.
GrantSpace provides easy-to-use, self-service tools and resources to help nonprofits worldwide become more viable grant applicants and build strong, sustainable organizations. Find classes and events, search the Knowledge Base, access forms and other tools, connect with experts, and more.
A service of Foundation Center.
The GreenFILE database focuses on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling. It includes scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports.
Organization that serves the Latino communities of greater Kansas City by providing educational programs, facilitating access to health and social services, promoting and providing Latino cultural enrichment events, and sponsoring social activities.
Healthcare.gov is the primary tool for learning about the Marketplace, and to shop for and enroll in plans.
Telephone assistance for the Health Insurance Marketplace is available 24/7 – 1-800-318-2596
Healthfinder.gov gives you links to all the major physician directories, such as the AMA’s Doctor Finder with over 814,000 listed physicians, and other major specialty physician lists.
Go to "Find Services Near You" for the AMA's physician directory.
Online homework help, writing assistance, and collaboration tools available 24 hours a day. Connect live with expert tutors from 2 – 11 p.m.
Search census data, books, periodicals, Freedman's Bank records, and more.
This is the link to the Missouri Department of Education's High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) information. This new test now takes the place of the old GED. It consists of a battery of tests in five subject areas: Language Arts - Reading, Language Arts - Writing, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. It includes a link for test takers to sign up, schedule and pay for the battery of tests, a link to find testing centers, requirements to take the test, and scoring, as well as a wealth of other information such as cost and how often you can take the tests.
Organization dedicated to the creation, advancement, promotion and development of economic opportunities within the Hispanic market and business community in Kansas City.
Home schooling information from the Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education.
hoopla is an innovative new service that partners with your library to bring you thousands of movies, television, music, digital audiobooks, ebooks, and digital comic books for free. All you need is a library card and a web browser, phone, or tablet. Designed specifically for libraries by Midwest Tape.
If you’re looking to start a Missouri nonprofit organization, you’re in the right place. This guide will help you file formation documents, obtain tax identification numbers, and register for fundraising.