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    Lands and Peoples Online offers information about the peoples, cultures, and countries of the world. This resource is published by Scholastic Library Publishing, Inc., from the Lands and Peoples database, a 1.1-million-word repository of text and images.

  • Learn4Life is now Gale Courses.

    Beginning July 1, 2015, the Kansas City Public Library will offer a new & exciting online learning opportunity! Gale Courses will no longer be accessible after June 30.

    Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online. As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.

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

    LearningExpress Library has upgraded to version 3.0.

    Users will NOT be able to access practice tests or work saved in the previous LearningExpress Library through the new 3.0 platform.

    Existing LearningExpress Library 2.0 users will need to create new accounts in version 3.0. User accounts that have been created for LearningExpress Library 2.0 will not work in the 3.0 platform.

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

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    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.

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