Resources By Topic

All Library locations will be closed on Sunday, April 20, in observance of the Easter holiday.

Start your research with these databases, websites, and books organized by topic.

Arts & entertainment

Antiques & collectibles -- Art -- Dance -- Event calendars -- Fashion -- Movies & TV -- Museums -- Music -- Theatre & drama

Business & economy

Entrepreneurship -- Business news -- Business statistics -- Companies & industries -- Investing -- Small business

Careers & jobs

Career guidance -- Job listings -- Relocating, salaries & cost of living -- Resumes & cover letters

Consumer information

Automobiles -- Consumer concerns & complaints -- Coupons -- Credit -- Telemarketing

Directories & quick facts

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

Education & testing

Schools K-12 -- Colleges & universities -- Financial aid -- Practice tests & test preparation

Elections & politics

Local -- National -- International -- Polls

Genealogy

Kansas genealogy -- Missouri genealogy -- Vital records

Government & legal

City & county -- State -- Federal -- International -- Legal -- Taxes & tax forms

Health

Associations & agencies -- Drugs & medicine -- Nutrition

History

Local -- U.S. -- World -- African American -- Ancient -- Hispanic/Latino -- Jewish -- Native American -- Archaeology -- Wars, terrorism & conflicts

Kansas City area

Aid & social services -- New residents -- Organizations and groups -- Visiting Kansas City

Languages & literature

Criticism & essays -- English as a second language -- Fiction & drama -- Folklore & proverbs -- Languages -- Style manuals & English grammar

Newspapers & magazines

Magazines -- Newspapers

Philanthropy & nonprofits

Grants -- Local nonprofit resources -- Nonprofits

Recreation & sports

Games & gaming -- Hobbies, arts & crafts -- Outdoor recreation -- Sports

Religion & philosophy

Sacred works -- World religions -- Mythology -- Philosophy

Science

Animals -- Astronomy -- Environment -- Inventions -- Plants

Society & cultures

Adoption -- Crime -- Holidays & observances -- Weddings -- African Americans -- GLBTQ -- Hispanics/Latinos -- Native Americans -- People with disabilities -- Seniors -- Women

Travel

Missouri travel -- U.S. travel -- World travel