Research websites A-Z

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  • 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.

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