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

Official website for the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department.

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

Tax forms and information for Kansas City, Missouri.

Access Policy:
Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Taxes
Resource Type:
Website

Birth and death certificates for Kansas City, Missouri.

Access Policy:
Open access. No login required.
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.

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

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

Access Policy:
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.

Access Policy:
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.

Access Policy:
Open access. No login required.
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.

Access Policy:
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.

Access Policy:
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.

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

Provides economic data for the Kansas City metropolitan area.

Access Policy:
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.

Access Policy:
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.

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

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

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

Prepare for entrance exams and certification tests by taking practice tests and tutorials.

Access Policy:
Library card required from home
Topic:
Careers, Online Learning, Test Preparation
Resource Type:
Online Learning

Legal Aid of Western Missouri serves citizens in a 40-county area with free legal advice. They only handle civil cases, i.e. family law, domestic violence, housing assistance, access to healthcare, consumer, employment and immigration law. You must meet income, geographic area and case subject requirements for assistance.

Access Policy:
Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Government & Law
Resource Type:
Website
Legal Forms Library

Access thousands of downloadable legal forms from both Missouri and Kansas, including state, federal, business, real estate and personal forms.

Click on the link "All State Subscriptions" at the top of the page to get forms from the state you need.

Also use an attorney directory, arranged by state and practice area. A new feature is their Law Digest—containing summaries of all 50 state statutory laws, arranged in easy-to-use alphabetical topics and subheadings.

Note: This resource used to be called Thomson Gale Legal Forms.

Access Policy:
Library card required from home
Topic:
Business, Government & Law, Nonprofit & Philanthropy
Resource Type:
Data & Records
LGBT Studies in Video

LGBT Studies in Video is a cinematic survey of the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people as well as the cultural and political evolution of the LGBT community. This first-of-its-kind collection features award-winning documentaries, interviews, archival footage, and select feature films exploring LGBT history, gay culture and subcultures, civil rights, marriage equality, LGBT families, AIDS, transgender issues, religious perspectives on homosexuality, global comparative experiences, and other topics.

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

Access Policy:
Library card required from home
Topic:
Culture & Society
Resource Type:
Video
Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

Find high-quality, scholarly articles about libraries and information science.

Access Policy:
Library card required from home
Topic:
Library
Resource Type:
Articles
Lynda.com logo

Lynda.com is a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Access their library of high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials taught by recognized industry experts, thousands of courses you can take at your own pace on any device.

Access Policy:
Library card required from home
Topic:
Business, Careers, Online Learning
Resource Type:
Online Learning
Mapping the World

The Mapping the World: Maps and Travel Literature archive includes a myriad of maps representing the long nineteenth century and an extensive collection of European travel accounts which provide a sweeping glance of the travel narrative genre.

This is a part of the Nineteenth Century Collections Online.

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

Access Policy:
Library card required from home
Topic:
Culture & Society
Resource Type:
Primary Sources

The Marr Sound Archives at the University of Missouri-Kansas City holds over 290,000 sound recordings. The focus of the collection is the American experience as reflected in recorded sound.

Access Policy:
Open access. No login required.
Topic:
History
Resource Type:
Music, Website

Find lawyers and law firms by name. Find lawyers by field of practice and geographic area. Ex: Get a list of lawyers/law firms in Kansas City, Missouri, who deal with personal injury. Contact information is provided.

Access Policy:
Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Government & Law
Resource Type:
Website
MasterFILE Premier

Read articles from popular magazines, newspapers, reference books, and biographies. This resource contains full text articles covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues, and much more.

Access Policy:
Library card required from home
Topic:
Multi-Subject/Academic
Resource Type:
Articles
MEDLINE

MEDLINE provides authoritative medical citations on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine.

Access Policy:
Library card required from home
Topic:
Health
Resource Type:
Articles

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.

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

Find information on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, procedures, news and more, written in everyday language from one of the most trusted sources in the field.

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

Provides access to social and economic data and characteristics of the Kansas City region.

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

Provides social service and emergency assistance programs to meet the needs of the poor.

Access Policy:
Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Social Services
Resource Type:
Website

The Mid-America Regional Council promotes regional cooperation and develops innovative solutions through leadership, planning and action.

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

This center is a service and outreach unit of the University of Missouri-Kansas City providing community-oriented education, applied research, problem solving and service.

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

The Midwest Genealogy Center in Independence, MO is part of the Mid-Continent Public Library system.

Access Policy:
Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Genealogy
Resource Type:
Website

Resources for starting, managing, and growing a business in the State of Missouri.

Access Policy:
Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Business
Resource Type:
Website

View adoption events, children available for adoption in Missouri, and other adoption resources.

Access Policy:
Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Social Services
Resource Type:
Website

The Adoption Information Registry is a service within the Missouri Children's Division by which Adult Adoptees (age 18 and over) and Biological Parents or Adult siblings may indicate their desire to be contacted by each other upon the voluntary registration of all parties to the adoption.

Access Policy:
Open access. No login required.
Topic:
Social Services
Resource Type:
Website

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