Alphabetical List of Resources


Directory of private schools (K-12) in Kansas City, Missouri.

Tax forms and information for Kansas City, Missouri.

Birth and death certificates for Kansas City, Missouri.

Online collections of primary sources about Kansas history. Topics include agriculture, architecture, business and industry, arts and entertainment, and more.

Birth, death, marriage, and divorce records for the state of Kansas.

Information about Kansas history, including select topics, family history, famous people, places, buildings, and more.

A good place to begin researching your Kansas roots. Includes links to the state censuses.

The Kauffman Collection is intended to enhance the Library’s collections with digital resources of high quality, both in content and construction. Principally falling within the humanities, the works embody classical ideas and ideals, or have made significant contributions to other eras. This collection also includes supporting materials that assess, critique, and examine the chosen works, to assist in advanced appreciation of the literature.

The Kauffman Collection is made possible by the Kauffman Fund.

The Greater Kansas City Cover the Uninsured Coalition created this site to help you find the health care you need for yourself and your family.

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.

Provides economic data for the Kansas City metropolitan area.

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Find reports, studies, surveys, and statistics about the Kansas City area. Documents come from local non-profit organizations, government agencies, and universities.

3,300+ video tutorials with complementary exercises, geared toward self-guided learning.

Prepare for entrance exams and certification tests by taking practice tests and tutorials.

Legal Aid of Western Missouri serves citizens in a 40-county area with free legal advice. They only handle civil cases, i.e. family law, domestic violence, housing assistance, access to healthcare, consumer, employment and immigration law.

Legal Forms Library

Access thousands of downloadable legal forms from both Missouri and Kansas, including state, federal, business, real estate and personal forms.

LGBT Studies in Video

LGBT Studies in Video is a cinematic survey of the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people as well as the cultural and political evolution of the LGBT community.

Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

Find high-quality, scholarly articles about libraries and information science. logo is a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.

Mapping the World

The Mapping the World: Maps and Travel Literature archive includes a myriad of maps representing the long nineteenth century and an extensive collection of European travel accounts which provide a sweeping glance of the travel narrative genre.

The Marr Sound Archives at the University of Missouri-Kansas City holds over 290,000 sound recordings. The focus of the collection is the American experience as reflected in recorded sound.

Find lawyers and law firms by name. Find lawyers by field of practice and geographic area. Ex: Get a list of lawyers/law firms in Kansas City, Missouri, who deal with personal injury. Contact information is provided.

MasterFILE Premier

Read articles from popular magazines, newspapers, reference books, and biographies. This resource contains full text articles covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues, and much more.


MEDLINE provides authoritative medical citations on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine.

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand.

Find information on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, procedures, news and more, written in everyday language from one of the most trusted sources in the field.

Provides access to social and economic data and characteristics of the Kansas City region.

Provides social service and emergency assistance programs to meet the needs of the poor.

The Mid-America Regional Council promotes regional cooperation and develops innovative solutions through leadership, planning and action.

This center is a service and outreach unit of the University of Missouri-Kansas City providing community-oriented education, applied research, problem solving and service.

The Midwest Genealogy Center in Independence, MO is part of the Mid-Continent Public Library system.

Resources for starting, managing, and growing a business in the State of Missouri.

View adoption events, children available for adoption in Missouri, and other adoption resources.

The Adoption Information Registry is a service within the Missouri Children's Division by which Adult Adoptees (age 18 and over) and Biological Parents or Adult siblings may indicate their desire to be contacted by each other upon the voluntary registration of all parties to the adoption.

Information on services and programs for seniors in Missouri.