Category: Databases

All Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December 24 and remain closed on Thursday, December 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday.

  • All of the Library‚Äôs online article and research databases can be found on the Databases page, found under Research Resources on the main menu of the library's website.

  • The Kansas City Public Library has many resources to help with your research. Where you begin depends a lot on what you already know and how much you want to find on your topic. Here are some suggestions to get started.

  • WorldCat is a database for finding books and other materials in libraries around the world. Here are the required and suggested fields to complete a search.

  • ProQuest offers full text magazine and newspaper listings on a variety of subjects. Try finding information by keyword searching for your subject in the ProQuest database. Here are some suggested search tips: