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Calculators, converters & clocks | Calendars & almanacs | Dictionaries & thesauruses | Directories & phone books | Encyclopedias | Postal information | Statistics

Calculators, converters & clocks

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Calendars & almanacs

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Dictionaries & thesauruses

Databases

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    This noted authority on the English language supplements definitions with information about the origins and history of the words. To access: click "Sign in" on the right and enter your library card number in the appropriate field. Select "Kansas City Public Library" to access the full site.

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Directories & phone books

Databases

  • ReferenceUSA
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    We recently discontinued our subscription to ReferenceUSA. Please use AtoZdatabases as an alternative.

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Encyclopedias

Databases

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    Find high-quality information about almost any general topic. This online version has the same content as the regular print encyclopedias.

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Postal information

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Statistics

Databases

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    Produce comprehensive business and residential lists as well as detailed demographic reports. Assess business viability, perform market and site location analysis, create sales leads and/or marketing mailing lists, find potential sponsors and donors to grow a non-profit, prepare a small business plan and much more.

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    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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