Ben's Guide is designed to inform students (ages 8 - 14+), parents and educators about how the Federal Government works. The design is simple and the site is easy to use.
Alphabetical List of Resources
The Black Archives of Mid-America, located in Kansas City, Missouri, is a center for learning and research into the African American experience in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Oklahoma and the Midwest at large. They house a large collection of manuscripts and artifacts including photographs, personal correspondence, oral histories, and rare books.
Black Thought and Culture contains over 1,000 sources with over 1,000 authors, covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans. Particular care has been taken to index this material so that it can be searched more thoroughly than ever before. Where possible the complete published non-fiction works are included, as well as interviews, journal articles, speeches, essays, pamphlets, letters and other fugitive material.
BookFlix® is a digital literacy resource that pairs more than 120 animated stories from Weston Woods with a best-selling nonfiction eBook from Scholastic on a similar subject. The fiction and nonfiction pairings are designed to strengthen early literacy skills while exposing young learners to real world concepts.
Book reviews from the American Library Association
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The Budget contains the budget message of the President, information about the proposals for a given fiscal year, plus historical and analytical tables.
The BEA produces economic accounts statistics.
Statistics on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government.
Provides statistics on inflation and consumer spending; wages, earnings, and benefits; productivity; safety and health; occupations; employment and unemployment; and more.
Detailed company and industry profiles including SWOT reports, market share reports, and financial reports. Thousands of company histories and industry essays from Gale's core business collection. Case studies, scholarly journals, and business news for deep research coverage of global economies.
The Business Services Division is committed to making it easier to do business in Missouri.