Alphabetical List of Resources

Academic Search Elite

Find high-quality, scholarly articles about academic subjects. This site contains full text articles for more than 2,100 journals and over 1,700 peer-reviewed, full-text journals.

Accelerated Reader Book Finder

This web site provides the book level of over 100,000 books.

Adult Learning Center from Brainfuse

Achieve your learning and career goals with live one-on-one coaching, practice test center, and online resources.

African American Poetry

African American Poetry contains nearly 3,000 poems by African American poets of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.


Find all the supporting information you need to fix automobiles and run a shop. Perfect for the knowledgeable amateur or professional mechanic. Available for patrons at the Central, Plaza, and Bluford locations only.

ACLU Papers Logo

Papers from 1912-1990 from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

American History in Video

American History in Video provides the largest and richest collection of video available online for the study of American history, with 2,000 hours and more than 5,000 titles on completion.

Directory of American hospitals that allows you to look up a hospital’s profile.

American Indian Correspondence: Presbyterian Historical Society Collection of Missionaries' Letters, 1833-1893

Collection of almost 14,000 letters written by those who served as missionaries to the American Indians from 1833 to 1893.

American Indian Histories and Cultures

These unique materials tell both the historical and the personal stories of the colonization of the Americas.

The American West

A mixture of original manuscripts, maps, ephemeral material and rare printed sources on the American West.

Research the history of your family with online access to historical records provided by

Archives of Sexuality and Gender Logo

This archive illuminates the experiences the LGBTQ community.

Archives Unbound logo

Presents topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support the collegiate research.


Search the contents of more than 16,000 scholarly, academic journals.

AtoZ World Culture

Info about world history, cultures, languages, foods, religions, and much more.

AtoZ World Food

Traditional recipes and food culture for 174 countries of the world.

Search Jobs, Businesses or Mailing Lists

2.3 million job listings, 30 million business profiles, 1.1 million healthcare professionals. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more.

Axis360 - Digital new & Notable collection

Explore our digital New & Notable collection of eBooks and digital audiobooks.

Informs students (ages 8 - 14+), parents and educators about how the Federal Government works.

Large collection of manuscripts and artifacts of the African American experience in the Midwest.

Black Thought and Culture

Contains over 1,000 sources with over 1,000 authors, covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans.

Bookflix logo

Pairs more than 120 animated stories with a best-selling nonfiction eBook from Scholastic on a similar subject.

Book reviews from the American Library Association


Offers online homework help, writing assistance, and collaboration tools available 24 hours a day for students of all ages.


Online exercises that work out attention, brain speed, memory, people skills, navigation, and intelligence.

Business Insights Global logo

Detailed company and industry profiles including SWOT reports, market share reports, and financial reports.

The Business Services Division is committed to making it easier to do business in Missouri.

Career Online High School

A fully accredited, online high school program to selected, qualified adults.

A compendium of Federal assistance programs, projects and services offering both financial and non-financial assistance to the American public.

Catalog of Nonprofit Literature

Searchable database of citations to materials collected by the Foundation Center and other sources.

Instant access to census statistics about any location in the United States

Chilton Library Logo

Online automobile repair manuals provide instructions, diagrams, and pictures about fixing cars of any make and model.

China, America and the Pacific

Archival material on the trading and cultural relationships between the 18-20th century China, America and the Pacific region.

Civil War in Words and Deeds

Regimental histories and personal narratives from the postwar period and early 20th Century period.

Civil War on the Western Border

Discover the Civil War's legacy in the Greater Kansas City region.