Research websites A-Z

1   4   A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   Y   Z   All
  • Categorized directory of disability resources online for Missouri.

  • Get information about licensing and tests for over 200 different trades and professions regulated in Missouri.

  • Learn the rules of the road and how to get a driver license in Missouri.

  • Missouri Legal Forms is part of a huge website of free legal forms sponsored by Laws.com. It doesn't have nearly as many Missouri forms as the Gale Legal Forms database does, but it is another site for free forms. From its main page, you will note that along the left-hand border are links to other state legal forms, and along the top are links to other legal areas: find an attorney, guide to lawyers, find a lawyer, and state laws. It says all forms can be downloaded in pdf format to be printed or filled out, but that might not always be the case if you choose to go to any of the many outside links included on their pages.

  • Directory of Missouri municipality websites.

  • Reduce unwanted telemarketing calls made to your home by signing up for Missouri's No Call List.

  • Learn about plants and fungi that live in Missouri: aquatic plants, mushrooms and lichens, trees and shrubs, grasses, prairie forbs, and wild edibles.

  • Search and find Missouri Revised Statutes.

  • Election information for the state of Missouri.

  • Access the Missouri sex offender registry, traffic crash reports, arrest reports, and more.

  • This site provides maps and information on the state parks and sites in Missouri.

  • Provides links to resources for hiking and biking trails and more.

  • Read Missouri travel articles from the New York Times. This guide also provides information on where to stay, what to do, and where to eat.

  • 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.

  • Testing information for the Missouri Virtual Instruction Program (MoVIP).

  • Organization that serves as a resource and referral center to help encourage, educate and support Missouri women as they pursue their economic goals. This site is designed to connect women to a network of advisory services and information ranging from employment and training, to information on starting your own business to how to balance work and family.

  • This includes resources about African American history in Missouri from the Missouri State Archives.

  • MLA (Modern Language Association) style is used to write papers and cite sources. This online guide offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page.

  • This interactive map provides information on current road conditions, work zones, road closures, and other incidents. Call 1-888-ASK-MODOT to receive road condition updates during regular business hours.

  • Mometrix Academy offers free, practical test-taking advice through instructional videos, geared for several major standardized tests.

  • Learn about investing.

  • Association that administers movie ratings.

  • Find motor vehicle recalls, child safety seat recalls, tire recalls, and more.

  • Encyclopedia articles, historic documents, famous speeches, literature guides, and more.

  • Learn about mutual funds.

  • BusinessWeek's interactive Mutual Fund Scoreboard is updated each month to show how funds are performing.

  • Learn more about ancient Egypt.

  • Organization with the mission to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.

  • New prices and used values for cars, motorcycles, boats, and recreation vehicles.

  • System for classifying business establishments.

  • This government has information on space exploration, our solar system, space shuttles, space stations, astronauts, and much more.

  • Professional membership organization of Black graduates with MBAs, advanced degrees, and entrepreneurs.

  • This site provides cancer-related information on a wide range of topics as well as comprehensive descriptions of our research programs and clinical trials.

  • Find statistics related to education, including school data.

  • Provides quick access to statistics on topics of public health importance.

  • This is a national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States.

  • Nonprofit organization with programs to help older people remain healthy and independent, find jobs, increase access to benefits programs, and discover meaningful ways to continue contributing to society.

  • Find the public debt outstanding on a specific day or days throughout history.

  • Source of information on disabilities in infants, toddlers, children, and youth; IDEA, which is the law authorizing special education; No Child Left Behind (as it relates to children with disabilities); and research-based information on effective educational practices.

  • The National Do Not Call Registry gives you a choice about whether to receive telemarketing calls at home. You can register your home or mobile phone for free.

  • Online exhibit of selected works from the National Gallery of Art located in Washington, D.C.

  • This respected site has information on animals, people and places, science and space, news, and more.

  • The NIH is the primary federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research.

  • Learn about the natural, cultural and recreational U.S. national parks.

  • Contains biographies of over 200 American women inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame.

  • Federal government source for women's health information.

  • This is a nonpartisan, nonprofit educational institution dedicated to preserving, interpreting, and celebrating the diverse historic contributions of women, and integrating this rich heritage fully into our nation's history.

  • The Center uses the law in all its forms: getting new laws on the books and enforced; litigating ground-breaking cases in state and federal courts all the way to the Supreme Court; and educating the public about ways to make the law and public policies work for women and their families.

  • From the Library of Congress, this online collection has primary sources including photographs, music, and texts.

  • This is a directory of Native American websites.

  • NativeWeb is an international, nonprofit, educational organization dedicated to indigenous nations, peoples, and organizations around the world.

  • Located in Kansas City, Mo this nonprofit organization is dedicated to preserving the history of African-American baseball.

  • Learn about the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, MO.

  • Donate to any charity, find volunteer opportunities, and more.

  • This is a directory of Internet resources on the New Testament on everything from the Greek New Testament to Jesus in film.

  • Listing of newspaper directories online.

  • Listings by region, alternative, ethnicity, tabloids, colleges and universities

  • Links to thousands of U.S. and International newspapers.

  • Information for every Nobel Prize since 1901 in Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature, Economics, and Peace. The site includes Nobel Laureates' biographies, Nobel Lectures, interviews, photos, articles, video clips, press releases, educational games and more.

  • Contains articles on all types of legal information.

  • Get nutrient information for food.

  • Provides government information on food and human nutrition.

  • Index for finding obituaries and cemeteries.

  • For hundreds of different types of jobs, learn the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, and working conditions.

  • This office at the University of Missouri Extension strives to transform public data into useful information.

  • This directory is the primary source for the Roman Catholic Church.

  • The "official" site for the State of Missouri. This links you to information about living in Missouri, jobs/working, business, tourism, education and government. The My Government section directs you to the executive, legislative and judicial branches of Missouri government.

  • Contains quick facts, calendars, and more

  • This site offers tips on how to travel light with nothing more than a single carry-on bag.

  • Nonprofit organization that publishes U.S. and international perspectives on global issues gathered from OneWorld's network of nongovernmental organizations, development-oriented news services, foundations, and research institutions.

  • The Online Colleges Database is really a free site to open up the wide options of colleges offering online courses and degrees across the United States. You can filter your selections by state,city, private vs. public, or four-year vs. two-year colleges. Each college listed in your results list gives easy to compare tuition costs, student body size, two or four year institution, and if they offer online courses. There's also a link to each college's homepage for full information.

  • Convert length, temperature, speed, volume, weight, cooking measurements, area, fuel economy, currency, and more.

  • Provides non-partisan information for voters in the Presidential election.

  • Freely available ebooks that never expire and don’t count against your library checkout limit.

    Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive.

  • Provides links to investment information, market news, and more on the Web.

  • This online collection contains 100 milestone documents of American history, including the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, the Louisiana Purchase Treaty, and the Missouri Compromise.

  • This publication from the U.S. Department of State covers U.S. history from early America and the colonial period to the 21st century.

  • PDRhealth is a consumer and patient web site, sponsored by the publishers of the Physicians' Desk Reference. It is an excellent online alternative to the print PDR. It has comprehensive drug information, including an alphabetical and topical search section for drugs & supplements, diseases & conditions, and clinical trials.

  • The Performing Arts Reading Room is the service point for the broad and diverse collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress.

  • This is an interactive periodic table of the elements. Each element contains information on its essential data, history, uses, compounds, element properties, atom properties, nuclear properties, and more.

  • Search for colleges and universities, graduate schools, online degrees, private schools, and more.

  • Online community for traveling with pets. It includes listings for pet-friendly lodgings, travel tips, and a discussion board.

  • This site helps find original publications, reports, articles, and speeches about climate change.

  • This site contains research and surveys on the U.S. Hispanic population.

  • Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays of Kansas City (PFLAG-KC) is a group of parents, siblings, friends, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) people who provide a support system for the families and friends of LGBT people.

  • This collection contains canonical philosophic texts and links to scholarly philosophic organizations.

  • This is an historical timeline featuring key philosophy biographies and theorems. The timeline also includes information on politics, culture, and world events.

  • This provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.

  • For residents of Platte County, Missouri. Get information on voter registration, upcoming elections, polling locations, and more.

  • Playwriting tutorial on how to write a play.

  • This site looks at America's changing religious landscape. Resources can be found by state or religious tradition.

  • Listings of political sites available on the Internet sorted by country, with links to parties, organizations, governments, media and more from all around the world.

  • An independent, nonpartisan resource on trends in American public opinion.

  • U.S. and world population clocks updated every minute.

  • This is a directory of Internet resources organized by country by the Library of Congress. Topics include history, business, geography, literature, religion, and more.

  • PresentMagazine.com covers local food, music, arts, and community in Kansas City.

  • This is an online exhibit and timeline of American wars provided by the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

  • Information on test preparation.

  • Freely available ebooks that never expire and don’t count against your library checkout limit.

  • This non-partisan organization provides information about political candidates and elected officials from the President of the U.S. to local government. It also includes information on judges, key legislation, ballot measures, and more.

  • Interactive listing of bank and national holidays around the world.

  • This site provides lists of public domain music, royalty free music recordings you can license, and public domain sheet music reprints.

  • Queers and Allies provides a support network, a positive social outlet, and a caring environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and ally communities within the University of Missouri - Kansas City.

  • Promotes, advances and stimulates the knowledge and appreciation of the quilting arts and conducts and supports programs and services for the education of all interested persons in the skills and techniques of the quilting arts.

  • Find recalls for consumer products, motor vehicles, boats, food, medicine, cosmetics, and environmental products.

  • Offers services that individuals with disabilities need to progress to their highest potentials - physically, socially and vocationally.

  • Provides information on getting a lawyer, how to deal with abuse and stalking, court assistance, legal forms, and more.

  • Reputation Management is a website to help you manage and safeguard your online reputation. It's that simple. Your online reputation counts when you're applying to college, job searching, starting a business, getting a loan, etc... Here, you learn the signs of a good - and bad - online reputation, steps too assess your online reputation, how to repair your online reputation, and how to prevent online reputation mistakes. This site also has links to online reputation management tools to further assist you.

  • Short guide to writing a resume from the Creative Job Search guide provided by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.

  • Provides advice on creating a resume, writing cover letters, and interviewing.

  • Business and finance news from Reuters.

  • This contains records of the personal experiences of the men and women who served on the home front and overseas during World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and the Cold War. It is based on in-depth interviews of individuals who lived through these conflicts,

  • Provides detailed and current pharmaceutical information on brand and generic drugs.

  • Calculate the appropriate salary for your job based on location.

  • Review practice questions, take a practice test, and more.

  • View annual reports, school "report cards," demographic information, and education performance data for individual schools in the Kansas City, MO School District.

  • Science.gov is a gateway to over 50 million pages of authoritative selected science information provided by U.S. government agencies, including research and development results.

  • SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and the formation, growth and success of small business nationwide.

  • Get an in-depth pollution report for your county, covering air, water, chemicals, and more.

  • This online exhibit includes images of 12 Dead Sea Scroll fragments and 29 other objects.

  • Find public schools, private schools, colleges, and public libraries in the United States.

  • State Stats (statestats.org), a non-profit organization focusing on building free community service and education related web tools, has launched a site that's a search tool for over 3,000 free online college courses offered by noted universities such as MIT and Johns Hopkins. Referred to as OpenCourseWare (OCW) and started by MIT in 2001, these are courses whose content is published online, free to anyone with a thirst for knowledge. There is no registration or enrollment because the courses don't count toward any degrees or certificates, and the materials may not reflect the entire content of the courses. This site allows you to narrow your search for courses by university, subject, and date when offered. Broad subject areas include art, business, computers & engineering, health & medicine, and mathematics.

  • Official information and services for senior citizens from the U.S. government.

  • Senior Corps connects individuals over 55 with service opportunities that include the Foster Grandparent Program, the Senior Companion Program, and other volunteer opportunities.

  • Information on senior services from the state of Missouri.

  • Nonprofit organization that provides older adults education for and access to computer technologies to enhance their lives and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom.

  • A most entertaining way to boost your brain power in literature, American history and poetry.

  • Guide to writing short stories.

  • This is a grassroots environmental organization.

  • Agency of the U.S. federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns.

  • Get information on stocks, funds, personal finance, the economy and bonds.

  • Apply online for retirement benefits, apply for disability benefits, request a social security card, estimate your future benefits, and more.

  • This an excellent source for philosophical information that is updated regularly.

  • Guide to starting a business in Missouri.

  • Statistics about people, business, and geography from the U.S. Census Bureau.

  • Convenient summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.

  • This online collection consists of more than 900 images taken by Russell Lee between April and July 1949 in Corpus Christi, San Angelo, San Antonio, and El Paso. Among the many subjects are families, children, schools, churches, housing, migrant workers, professions, businesses, politics, and leisure activities.

  • Knitting guild in the Kansas City area.

  • Find businesses and people.

  • Official website for the Supreme Court of the United States.

  • Yellow pages, white pages, area and zip codes, maps, and more.

  • This group provides nonpartisan resources for information about terrorism.

  • Free, online practice tests (GED, ACT, SAT, TOEFL, GRE, and more).

  • Learn about academic programs, sports, arts, and activities at college-prep boarding schools throughout the United States, Canada, and abroad.

  • Newspaper serving African American communities in the Kansas City area.

  • Green living tips, product reviews, buying guides, environmental health news, and more.

  • Online guide to the history of the novel.

  • Resource for couples seeking information and services to help plan their weddings. The site contains planning tools and information on wedding attire, hairstyles, honeymoons, and more.

  • National, 24-hour, 7-days a week toll-free crisis and suicide prevention helpline for gay and questioning youth.

  • Find synonyms for English words.

  • Stock market news, investing advice, stock picks, and quotes.

  • This site lets readers view significant events that took place on any day of the year.

  • Federal legislative information from the Library of Congress.

  • Search ThomasNet to find manufacturers, distributors and service providers - from Actuators to Zirconium.

  • Contains a world clock, calendar tools, and calculators for time zones, the sun and moon, dates, and more

  • Art timelines from antiquity to the present from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

  • This is a timeline of scientific thought from the years 1000 to 2000.

  • Official site for The American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards.

  • This is a user-friendly directory of education training programs offered in universities, colleges and trade schools throughout North America, both on campus and online. You can search by geographic area such as state or zip code, or by program area such as animal care, culinary schools or skilled trades.

  • Find information on passports, visas, international travel, and more from the U.S. Department of State.

  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provide health information for countries around the world, as well as information on vaccinations, diseases, and more.

  • Provides links to cultural attractions; hunting, fishing, and boating resources; parks and recreation areas; vacation planning resources; and tours and maps.

  • TV listings, online videos, entertainment and celebrity news, and more.

  • Provides information about TV shows, has TV and entertainment news, TV listings, and more.

  • This site has information about the military history of the U.S. Army.

  • Learn about the U.S. Census, get facts about your state, and more.

  • Provides information and practices about and for charter schools in the United States.

  • In the United States, the courts of appeals are between the Supreme Court and the district courts in our three-tiered justice system. The Eighth Circuit Court covers seven states, Missouri being one of them.

  • Education information from the federal government.

  • The U.S. Courts for the Western District of Missouri encompass 66 counties in the western half of Missouri and is based in Kansas City.

  • Official website for the United States House of Representatives.

  • Official website for the United States Senate.

  • This is a science-based nonprofit organization working for a healthy environment and a safer world.

  • Free online converter for mass, area, length, pressure, data storage, time zones, angle, volume, and temperatures.

  • The United Nations (UN) and its family of organizations provide peacekeeping and humanitarian assistance and work to promote respect for human rights, protect the environment, fight disease and reduce poverty.

  • Not-for-profit U.S. organization for chess players and chess supporters of all ages and strengths, from beginners to Grandmasters.

  • The general and permanent laws of the United States.

  • United Way Greater KC – Get help! Give help! Find local social services.

  • Convert from one currency to another. Contains 85 currencies sorted by country name.

  • Official information and services from the U.S. government.

  • This site provides information and services from the U.S. government for nonprofits, including Grants, Loans, and Other Assistance; Management and Operations; and Tax Information.

  • This site contains information about the Revolutionary and Colonial eras of American history.

  • From the Library of Congress, this is an online collection of first-hand accounts of U.S. veterans of war.

  • This site contains annotated lists of websites about worldwide religious traditions.

  • This is a catalog of NASA images and animations of planet Earth.

  • The official tourism site for the state of Missouri.

  • Provides an events calendar and information on hotels, transportation, restaurants, sports, and shopping in Kansas City.

  • This resource for dance fans, professionals and students includes forums, reviews, performance calendars, and more.

  • This site contains interviews with Holocaust survivors.

  • VOTE411.org is a "one-stop-shop" for election related information. It provides nonpartisan information with both general and state-specific information. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters Education Fund.

  • Travel guide from the Washington Post.

  • Health and drug information.

  • Contains wedding planning tools, photo galleries, vendor directories, advice, and more.

  • Provides descriptions of legal terms, documents and concepts as they apply to United States law.

  • The Westport Historical Society celebrates the history of Westport and its first citizens.

  • The Consumer Price Index (CPI) calculator lets you see how prices have changed over time.

  • Official website for the President of the United States.

  • This site includes documents, images, movies, animations, and data sets that explore the Earth and Space sciences and the historical and cultural ties between science, exploration, and the human experience.

  • Contains biographies, lessons, essays and more on women in world history.