Alphabetical List of Resources

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

Download tax forms and get tax information.

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Topic:
Taxes
Resource Type:
Website
International Historical Statistics

The latest edition of the most authoritative collection of statistics available. Updated to 2010 wherever possible, it provides key economic and social indicators for the last 260 years.

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Topic:
Statistics
Resource Type:
Data & Records

The INSN website provider information about street newspapers all over the world, including links to their websites and social media pages.

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Topic:
Newspapers, Social Services
Resource Type:
Website

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

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Topic:
Elections & Politics, Local
Resource Type:
Website

Official website for the Jackson County, Missouri government.

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Topic:
Government & Law, Local
Resource Type:
Website

This nonprofit organization is dedicated to the preservation and understanding of Jackson County's heritage and will promote the study, appreciation, and interpretation of local and regional history.

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Topic:
History
Resource Type:
Website

Search this database to find marriage licenses issued in Jackson County, Missouri.

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Topic:
Genealogy
Resource Type:
Website

This organization provides a variety of programs to meet the needs of persons who face barriers, especially resulting from a physical, mental or developmental disability and refugee-immigration relocation difficulties.

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Resource Type:
Website
JobNow from Brainfuse

JobNow provides live help combined with online resources to guide you through the necessary tasks to get a job, including acing the interview, building a resume, and personality & career assessments. Live job coaches are available from 2 – 11 p.m.

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Topic:
Careers, Online Learning
Resource Type:
Online Learning

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

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Topic:
Elections & Politics, Local
Resource Type:
Website

Information about the organization; includes roster of members and member surname index.

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Topic:
Genealogy
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

Gain instant access to hundreds of movies on your computer or mobile device. Kanopy has a strong collection of independent, international, documentary, and early films from providers like Criterion, PBS and Kino Lorber.

You can stream up to 12 titles per month.

Getting Started:

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Library card required from home
Topic:
eBooks & Digital Media
Resource Type:
Entertainment, Video

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Topic:
Health, Local
Resource Type:
Website

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

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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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Topic:
Local
Resource Type:
Website

Official Kansas City Public Schools website.

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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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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.

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Topic:
Local, Newspapers
Resource Type:
Articles
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Topic:
Government & Law
Resource Type:
Website

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

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Topic:
Government & Law, Local
Resource Type:
Website

Official website for the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department.

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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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Topic:
History
Resource Type:
Website, Primary Sources

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

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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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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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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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Topic:
Health, Local
Resource Type:
Website

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