Databases

The library subscribes to over 80 online databases, Web sites and reference books, so that you can use them for free. All you need is your your DBRL card number.

Tips for accessing library databases

Animated Books

  • EZTales.com
    EZTales (previously MightyBookJr) has award-winning children's animated read-aloud books, story songs, lesson plans, games and puzzles that promote early childhood literacy. There are over 850 books to choose from and new books are added monthly. The books are for children ages 2-10 years old and are available in English and Spanish.
  • TumbleBookLibrary
    TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks--animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.

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Antiques and Collectibles

  • Antiques Reference
    Antiques Reference offers information on antiques, collectibles and art sold at auction houses throughout the United States. Each entry includes color photographs and complete descriptions.

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Auto & Small Engine Repair

  • Auto Repair Reference Center
    Car and truck maintenance and repair for vehicles 1945 to the present. Includes wiring diagrams, service bulletins and recall information.
  • Small Engine Repair Reference Center
    Find assistance with maintaining and repairing motorcycles, boats, mowers, tractors, tillers, generators and other small engines with the contents of more than 410 reference texts with original photos and illustrations.

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Business

  • Business Insights
    (Formerly Business and Company Resource Center) Brings together a wide variety of global business information, including company profiles, industry rankings, products and brands, investment reports, industry statistics, financial ratios and more.
  • IntelliConnect Human Resources
    This comprehensive human resource database includes the most up-to-date information on: affirmative action, labor laws, OSHA compliance, personnel practices and much more. It incorporates the CCH (Commerce Clearing House) Human Resources Management publications.
  • ReferenceUSA
    Search 24 million U. S. Businesses and 89 million U. S. Residents for up to date information. The U. S. Business database may be searched using a variety of options including: business type, employee size, sales figures and geographic location.
  • Small Business Resource Center
    Includes information on all major areas of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, taxes, business plans and more.
  • Value Line Investment Survey
    See full-page reports, analyst commentaries and Value Line's trademark rankings of all stocks covered by the print edition.

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Career, Education & Learning

  • ERIC
    The Education Resource Information Center provides bibliographic records of education-related journal articles and materials from other sources such as scholarly organizations, professional associations, research centers, policy organizations and state and federal agencies.
  • Job & Career Accelerator
    Job & Career Accelerator combines everything you need for a successful job search. Explore different occupations, search local and national job postings, create professional resumes and cover letters, improve interviewing skills and conveniently organize and track your job-search progress. Job & Career Accelerator will be updated along with Learning Express Library on Monday, June 2. If you have any resumes, cover letters or other work saved on version 2 it will not transfer to the new system. Please save it to your computer or a flashdrive by June 1.
  • LearningExpress Library
    LearningExpress Library provides test preparation materials for elementary through adult level. Includes the ACT, ASVAB, Civil Service, Cosmetology, EMS, Firefighter, GED, GMAT, GRE, Law Enforcement, Paramedic, PPST, Real Estate, SAT, United States Citizenship and more.
  • Professional Development Collection
    Includes full text for nearly 520 high-quality education journals.
  • Universal Class
    UniversalClass offers over 500 online continuing education courses taught by real instructors with remote, 24/7 access so you can study on your schedule.

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Directories

  • Foundation Directory Online
    Updated weekly, Foundation Directory Online provides the most accurate details available on U.S. funders and their grants. (Due to license restrictions, this resource is only available for use within the library, is limited to one user at a time and requires a password. Please ask a staff member to to log you into this database.)
  • ReferenceUSA
    Search 24 million U. S. Businesses and 89 million U. S. Residents for up to date information. The U. S. Business database may be searched using a variety of options including: business type, employee size, sales figures and geographic location.

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Encyclopedias

  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
    Indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics. The database also contains various images and brief biographies.
  • World Book Online Reference Center
    Every article from the print encyclopedia enhanced with state-of-the-art multimedia, maps, editor-reviewed web sites, and more. Includes Spanish Student Discovery Encyclopedia, World Book Kids and World Book Reference Center.

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Genealogy

  • Ancestry.com
    Census data, genealogy and family research. (Due to license restrictions, this resource is only available for use within the library using library computers or your computer or device connected to the library wireless network.)
  • Heritage Quest Online
    Search the US census 1790-1930, selected Revolutionary War Records, a variety of local and family histories plus articles of interest to genealogy researchers.

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Health & Medicine

  • Consumer Health Complete
    Meets the information needs of patients, providing content from periodicals, pamphlets and reference works covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.
  • MEDLINE
    Provides authoritative citations from over 4,800 journals on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system and much more.

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History & Geography

  • A to Z the USA
    Information about each state and U.S. territory, including history, climate, weather, demographics, geography, history and historical images.
  • African-American History Online
    Provides expansive and in-depth information on the people, events, and topics important to the study of African-American history.
  • American History Online
    Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history, highlighting the important people and events of the American experience.
  • American Indian History Online
    Offers thorough access to more than 15,000 years of Native American culture, history, and heritage.
  • American Presidential Campaigns and Elections
    Facts and information on every campaign from the election of 1788-89 through 2012. Each entry contains a brief chronology of relevant political developments, brief biographical sketches of presidential and vice-presidential candidates (including important third party contenders), detailed election results, and collections of relevant speeches, debates and letters.
  • American Women's History Online
    Covers the important people, events, legislation, and issues relevant to the study of women's history in the United States.
  • Ancient and Medieval History Online
    Explores the pre-modern world with in-depth focus on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Asia.
  • Biography in Context
    Biographies on more than 340,000 people from key reference sources plus full-text articles from magazines and newspapers.
  • Civilizations and Societies: Ancient and Modern Worlds
    This reference provides an introduction to world civilizations, their social and cultural foundations and their evolution through time. More than 500 entries cover empires and nations, major events, formative ideas and influential figures.
  • Issues and Controversies in American History
    Builds a deeper understanding of how historical events have shaped our nation by exploring the key players and the battles they fought.
  • Modern World History Online
    Covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history--from mid-15th century to the present.
  • Sports in America
    A sweeping retrospective of sports in the United States from the colonial era to the present day, this reference explores the processes by which sports and institutions have developed over the centuries, especially in the context of major social developments such as industrialization, immigration and urbanization.
  • U.S. Government Online
    Presents in-depth information on the structure and function of the U.S. government and its everyday role in the lives of citizens.

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Home & Garden

  • Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center
    Read articles from more than 500 magazines and books about crafts, hobbies and recreation activities. You can also watch hundreds of how-to videos on various hobbies.
  • Home Improvement Reference Center
    Search or browse through the contents of 26 major reference texts, full-text magazines, and videos about home maintenance, electrical work, plumbing, carpentry, decorating, landscaping and more.

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Investing

  • Morningstar
    Analyst reports and ratings for over 40,000 investments including stocks, mutual funds and ETFs. Articles and videos on investing and personal finance. (Limit to 4 simultaneous users.)
  • Value Line Investment Survey
    See full-page reports, analyst commentaries and Value Line's trademark rankings of all stocks covered by the print edition.

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Legal

  • Legal Forms Library
    Search a wide selection of Missouri legal forms by category or title. Provides an attorney directory and a dictionary of legal definitions.

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Periodicals

  • Academic Search Elite
    This scholarly collection provides full-text journal coverage for nearly all academic areas of study - including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature and more.
  • Consumer Reports
    Get unbiased ratings and recommendations on thousands of products and services like appliances, cars, electronics, computers, home and garden, health and fitness, babies and kids, food, personal finance, and travel. Read selections from the latest issue of the magazine or search through four years of archives.
  • EBSCO MasterFILE Premier
    Provides full text for nearly 1,750 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. It also includes nearly 500 full text reference books, 86,017 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an image collection of 341,655 photos, maps and flags.
  • General OneFile (Infotrac)
    Access to periodical and news information on the complete range of general interest topics; includes nearly 12,000 titles; full-text of the New York Times from 1985 to the present; also, 500 travel guides including every Fodor's title; more than 20 acclaimed reference sets; and more.
  • NewsBank
    Full text articles and archives from the Boone County Journal, Fulton Sun, Kansas City Star and St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
  • Newspaper Source
    Cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 national and international newspapers as well as selective full text for more than 370 regional papers.

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Science

  • Access Science
    McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology.
  • Science Reference Center
    Contains full-text content from encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources on topics from biology and chemistry to environmental science and technology.

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Social Issues

  • SIRS Researcher
    General reference database containing thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues.

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Students

  • Book Collection: Nonfiction - Elementary Edition
    Search the full text of more than 1,300 popular nonfiction books for elementary school students on subjects like animals, weather, holidays, sports, Native Americans and more.
  • Book Collection: Nonfiction - High School Edition
    Search the full text of more than 2,450 popular nonfiction books for high school students on subjects like careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, sports, technology, history, science and more.
  • Book Collection: Nonfiction - Middle School Edition
    Search the full text of more than 3,100 popular nonfiction books for middle school students on subjects like health, life skills, ethnicity, sports, adventure, technology, history, science and more.
  • CultureGrams Online
    CultureGrams Online offers World, Kids, Canadian Provinces and U.S. States editions in which you'll find maps, statistics, photo galleries, famous people and recipe collections. Plus, you can create customizable data tables to help put dozens of facts into perspective.
  • Discovering Collection
    Search reference works and magazines on a wide range of topics relevant to student research.
  • Early World of Learning
    Through narrated stories with word-by-word highlighting, interactive games and reference material, young learners can build vocabulary, comprehension, phonics and reading fluency.
  • Kids Search
    This EBSCOhost search interface is designed specifically for elementary/middle school students according to their needs and search abilities. The Kids Search interface provides a child-friendly, graphically-rich design that is fun to use.
  • MAS Ultra - School Edition
    Designed for high school students, this database contains full text articles, biographies. primary source documents, reference books and images on topics ranging from science, history and literature to political science, career exploration and more.
  • Middle Search Plus
    Designed for junior high and middle school students, this database features full text for magazines, biographies and historical essays; primary sources documents; the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia; American Heritage Dictionary; and photos, maps and flags.
  • Searchasaurus
    Designed for users in elementary or middle schools. It is an animated interface to EBSCOhost with a dinosaur theme that encourages students to enhance and develop basic search methodologies. Searchasaurus offers Lexile limiters (reading level), making it easy for students to read and research only appropriately challenging materials.
  • Student Research Center
    A search interface to EBSCOhost designed specifically for secondary school students, according to their needs and search abilities.

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Travel

  • A to Z World Travel
    Travel guides and resources for over 200 cities around the world.
  • Global Road Warrior
    Global Road Warrior offers maps, photos and information about 175 nations and territories, primarily intended for travelers and students.

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  • A to Z the USA
    Information about each state and U.S. territory, including history, climate, weather, demographics, geography, history and historical images.
  • A to Z World Travel
    Travel guides and resources for over 200 cities around the world.
  • Academic Search Elite
    This scholarly collection provides full-text journal coverage for nearly all academic areas of study - including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature and more.
  • Access Science
    McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology.
  • African-American History Online
    Provides expansive and in-depth information on the people, events, and topics important to the study of African-American history.
  • American History Online
    Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history, highlighting the important people and events of the American experience.
  • American Indian History Online
    Offers thorough access to more than 15,000 years of Native American culture, history, and heritage.
  • American Law Yearbook: A Guide to the Year's Major Legal Cases
    2011 edition. Annual supplement to the Gale Encyclopedia of American Law that updates and expands the content with new topics, updates, biographies of prominent figures and government appointees, and other features. Each year's edition contains the full U.S. Supreme Court docket in addition to the non-Supreme Court cases.
  • American Presidential Campaigns and Elections
    Facts and information on every campaign from the election of 1788-89 through 2012. Each entry contains a brief chronology of relevant political developments, brief biographical sketches of presidential and vice-presidential candidates (including important third party contenders), detailed election results, and collections of relevant speeches, debates and letters.
  • American Women's History Online
    Covers the important people, events, legislation, and issues relevant to the study of women's history in the United States.
  • Ancestry.com
    Census data, genealogy and family research. (Due to license restrictions, this resource is only available for use within the library using library computers or your computer or device connected to the library wireless network.)
  • Ancient and Medieval History Online
    Explores the pre-modern world with in-depth focus on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Asia.
  • Antiques Reference
    Antiques Reference offers information on antiques, collectibles and art sold at auction houses throughout the United States. Each entry includes color photographs and complete descriptions.
  • Auto Repair Reference Center
    Car and truck maintenance and repair for vehicles 1945 to the present. Includes wiring diagrams, service bulletins and recall information.

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  • Biography in Context
    Biographies on more than 340,000 people from key reference sources plus full-text articles from magazines and newspapers.
  • Book Collection: Nonfiction - Elementary Edition
    Search the full text of more than 1,300 popular nonfiction books for elementary school students on subjects like animals, weather, holidays, sports, Native Americans and more.
  • Book Collection: Nonfiction - High School Edition
    Search the full text of more than 2,450 popular nonfiction books for high school students on subjects like careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, sports, technology, history, science and more.
  • Book Collection: Nonfiction - Middle School Edition
    Search the full text of more than 3,100 popular nonfiction books for middle school students on subjects like health, life skills, ethnicity, sports, adventure, technology, history, science and more.
  • Books & Authors
    Find a new author or a whole new series tailored to your reading taste.
  • Books in Print
    Search for books, audios and videos currently available or about to be released. Includes book reviews and a directory of publishers.
  • Business Insights
    (Formerly Business and Company Resource Center) Brings together a wide variety of global business information, including company profiles, industry rankings, products and brands, investment reports, industry statistics, financial ratios and more.
  • Business Plans Handbook, Vol. 20
    2011 edition. Actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. Presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries which serve as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans.
  • Business Plans Handbook, Vol. 21
    2011 edition. Actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. Presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries which serve as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans.
  • Business Plans Handbook, Vol. 22
    2011 edition. Actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. Presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries which serve as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans.

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  • Cities of the United States
    7th edition, 4v, 2012. Provides information on America's top cities--those fastest-growing, as well as those with a particular historical, political, industrial, and/or commercial significance. City-specific profiles organize pertinent facts, data, and figures related to demographic, economic, cultural, geographic, social, and recreational conditions.
  • Civilizations and Societies: Ancient and Modern Worlds
    This reference provides an introduction to world civilizations, their social and cultural foundations and their evolution through time. More than 500 entries cover empires and nations, major events, formative ideas and influential figures.
  • Complete Connection
    Discover titles similar to books you already enjoy.
  • Consumer Health Complete
    Meets the information needs of patients, providing content from periodicals, pamphlets and reference works covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.
  • Consumer Reports
    Get unbiased ratings and recommendations on thousands of products and services like appliances, cars, electronics, computers, home and garden, health and fitness, babies and kids, food, personal finance, and travel. Read selections from the latest issue of the magazine or search through four years of archives.
  • CultureGrams Online
    CultureGrams Online offers World, Kids, Canadian Provinces and U.S. States editions in which you'll find maps, statistics, photo galleries, famous people and recipe collections. Plus, you can create customizable data tables to help put dozens of facts into perspective.

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  • Discovering Collection
    Search reference works and magazines on a wide range of topics relevant to student research.

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  • Early World of Learning
    Through narrated stories with word-by-word highlighting, interactive games and reference material, young learners can build vocabulary, comprehension, phonics and reading fluency.
  • EBSCO MasterFILE Premier
    Provides full text for nearly 1,750 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. It also includes nearly 500 full text reference books, 86,017 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an image collection of 341,655 photos, maps and flags.
  • EBSCOHost E-book Collection (NetLibrary)
    Online collection of 22,500 (non-downloadable) eBooks.
  • Encyclopedia of American Industries
    6th edition, 3v, 2011. A three-volume business reference that provides detailed, comprehensive information on a wide range of industries in every realm of American business. The work consists of more than 1,000 detailed profiles of the manufacturing and service industries.
  • Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries
    6th edition, 2011. Provides information about the inception, emergence and current status of new and established industries and business segments that are pioneering new technologies, introducing break-through marketing strategies or implementing innovative means of serving new markets. Consists of detailed profiles newer industries, such as biometrics, risk management services, satellites, specialty tourism, and others.
  • Encyclopedia of Global Industries
    5th edition, 2011. Chronicles the history, development and current status of the world's most lucrative and high profile industries. Each entry covers size and economic/social impact of the industry; its organization and structure; its history and development; major countries and companies involved (including rankings); size and nature of the work force; and research.
  • Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change
    3v, 2008
  • Encyclopedia of Small Business
    4th edition, 2v, 2011. Provides entrepreneurs with how-to information that they can apply to their own business. Features revised and expanded coverage to reflect the most current small business topics.
  • Environmental Encyclopedia
    4th edition. Provides in-depth, worldwide coverage of environmental issues. Each article is written in a nontechnical style and provides current status, analysis, and suggested solutions whenever possible.
  • ERIC
    The Education Resource Information Center provides bibliographic records of education-related journal articles and materials from other sources such as scholarly organizations, professional associations, research centers, policy organizations and state and federal agencies.
  • Everyday Finance: Economics, Personal Money Management and Entrepreneurship
    2v, 2008
  • EZTales.com
    EZTales (previously MightyBookJr) has award-winning children's animated read-aloud books, story songs, lesson plans, games and puzzles that promote early childhood literacy. There are over 850 books to choose from and new books are added monthly. The books are for children ages 2-10 years old and are available in English and Spanish.

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  • Foundation Directory Online
    Updated weekly, Foundation Directory Online provides the most accurate details available on U.S. funders and their grants. (Due to license restrictions, this resource is only available for use within the library, is limited to one user at a time and requires a password. Please ask a staff member to to log you into this database.)
  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
    Indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics. The database also contains various images and brief biographies.

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  • General OneFile (Infotrac)
    Access to periodical and news information on the complete range of general interest topics; includes nearly 12,000 titles; full-text of the New York Times from 1985 to the present; also, 500 travel guides including every Fodor's title; more than 20 acclaimed reference sets; and more.
  • Generation X: Americans Born 1965 to 1976
    5th edition, 2006
  • Global Road Warrior
    Global Road Warrior offers maps, photos and information about 175 nations and territories, primarily intended for travelers and students.
  • Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. 2
    2nd Edition. A completely revised and updated version of the original work published in Germany in 1960, this edition incorporates recent developments in the animal world as noted by prominent advisors and contributors from the scientific community.
  • Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia: Evolution
    Covers evolution in detail and explores it from a scientific viewpoint. Includes comprehensive coverage of recent ideas and discoveries in the field of evolution.

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  • IntelliConnect Human Resources
    This comprehensive human resource database includes the most up-to-date information on: affirmative action, labor laws, OSHA compliance, personnel practices and much more. It incorporates the CCH (Commerce Clearing House) Human Resources Management publications.
  • Issues and Controversies in American History
    Builds a deeper understanding of how historical events have shaped our nation by exploring the key players and the battles they fought.

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  • Job & Career Accelerator
    Job & Career Accelerator combines everything you need for a successful job search. Explore different occupations, search local and national job postings, create professional resumes and cover letters, improve interviewing skills and conveniently organize and track your job-search progress. Job & Career Accelerator will be updated along with Learning Express Library on Monday, June 2. If you have any resumes, cover letters or other work saved on version 2 it will not transfer to the new system. Please save it to your computer or a flashdrive by June 1.

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  • Kids Search
    This EBSCOhost search interface is designed specifically for elementary/middle school students according to their needs and search abilities. The Kids Search interface provides a child-friendly, graphically-rich design that is fun to use.

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  • LearningExpress Library
    LearningExpress Library provides test preparation materials for elementary through adult level. Includes the ACT, ASVAB, Civil Service, Cosmetology, EMS, Firefighter, GED, GMAT, GRE, Law Enforcement, Paramedic, PPST, Real Estate, SAT, United States Citizenship and more.
  • Legal Forms Library
    Search a wide selection of Missouri legal forms by category or title. Provides an attorney directory and a dictionary of legal definitions.
  • Literature Resource Center
    Critical essays and biographical/bibliographical information on more than 120,000 authors.
  • LitFINDER
    Search poetry, stories, essays, plays and speeches.

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  • MAS Ultra - School Edition
    Designed for high school students, this database contains full text articles, biographies. primary source documents, reference books and images on topics ranging from science, history and literature to political science, career exploration and more.
  • MEDLINE
    Provides authoritative citations from over 4,800 journals on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system and much more.
  • Middle Search Plus
    Designed for junior high and middle school students, this database features full text for magazines, biographies and historical essays; primary sources documents; the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia; American Heritage Dictionary; and photos, maps and flags.
  • Missouri Newspaper Collection
    Online access to the archives of St. Louis Post-Dispatch and St. Joseph News-Press.
  • Modern World History Online
    Covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history--from mid-15th century to the present.
  • Morningstar
    Analyst reports and ratings for over 40,000 investments including stocks, mutual funds and ETFs. Articles and videos on investing and personal finance. (Limit to 4 simultaneous users.)

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  • NewsBank
    Full text articles and archives from the Boone County Journal, Fulton Sun, Kansas City Star and St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
  • Newspaper Source
    Cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 national and international newspapers as well as selective full text for more than 370 regional papers.
  • Novelist Plus
    Search for works by a favorite author, readalikes and book discussion guides. Includes a tutorial on how to use the many features.

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  • ReferenceUSA
    Search 24 million U. S. Businesses and 89 million U. S. Residents for up to date information. The U. S. Business database may be searched using a variety of options including: business type, employee size, sales figures and geographic location.

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  • Science Reference Center
    Contains full-text content from encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources on topics from biology and chemistry to environmental science and technology.
  • Searchasaurus
    Designed for users in elementary or middle schools. It is an animated interface to EBSCOhost with a dinosaur theme that encourages students to enhance and develop basic search methodologies. Searchasaurus offers Lexile limiters (reading level), making it easy for students to read and research only appropriately challenging materials.
  • SIRS Researcher
    General reference database containing thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues.
  • Small Business Resource Center
    Includes information on all major areas of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, taxes, business plans and more.
  • Small Engine Repair Reference Center
    Find assistance with maintaining and repairing motorcycles, boats, mowers, tractors, tillers, generators and other small engines with the contents of more than 410 reference texts with original photos and illustrations.
  • Social Change in America: The Historical Handbook 2006
    2006 edition
  • Sports in America
    A sweeping retrospective of sports in the United States from the colonial era to the present day, this reference explores the processes by which sports and institutions have developed over the centuries, especially in the context of major social developments such as industrialization, immigration and urbanization.
  • Student Research Center
    A search interface to EBSCOhost designed specifically for secondary school students, according to their needs and search abilities.

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  • The Baby Boom: Americans Born 1946 to 1964
    5th edition, 2006
  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine
    3rd edition, 4v, 2009. Covers all aspects of the subject including therapies, conditions/diseases, herbs/plants, and people. Identifies numerous types of alternative medicine being practiced today, including reflexology, acupressure, acupuncture, chelation therapy, kinesiology, yoga, chiropractic, Feldenkrais, polarity therapy, detoxification, naturopathy, Chinese medicine, biofeedback, Ayurveda and osteopathy.
  • The Gale Encyclopedia of American Law
    3rd edition, 14v, 2011. Covers today's leading cases, major statutes, legal terms and concepts, notable persons involved with the law, and important documents. Includes topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, capital punishment, domestic violence, gay and lesbian rights, physician-assisted suicide and more.
  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer
    3rd edition, 2v, 2010. Comprehensive survey of 120 cancers, cancer drugs, traditional and alternative treatments, side effects and diagnostic procedures.
  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health: Infancy through Adolescence
    2nd edition, 4v, 2011. Provides in-depth coverage of pediatric diseases and disorders, with issues related to physical and cognitive and behavioral development. Covers every major body system. There is a distinct emphasis on health issues affecting children under the age of four.
  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders
    3rd edition, 2v, 2010. Provides clear, complete information on genetic disorders, including conditions, tests, procedures, treatments and therapies, in articles that are both comprehensive and easy to understand in language accessible to laypersons.
  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine
    4th edition. Includes information on more than 1,700 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.
  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health
    2nd edition, 2v, 2008
  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health
    3rd Edition. This set provides more than 1,000 entries covering topics in nursing and allied health written for students and professionals in the field. Alphabetically arranged entries cover topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common diseases, contemporary health care issues and theories, techniques and practices, and devices and equipment. Covers all major health professions, including nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and respiratory therapy.
  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Senior Health: A Guide for Seniors and Their Caregivers
    5v, 2009. Covers various issues related to one's aging body, how diseases affect it, and treatment options, including medications, for said diseases for this population. Also includes topics specific to the aging population, but beyond descriptions of medical diagnoses.
  • The Millennials: Americans Born 1977 to 1994
    3rd edition, 2006
  • Transparent Language Online (Byki)
    Transparent Language Online gives you the tools to learn any of 80 languages as well as English for non-native speakers.
  • TumbleBookLibrary
    TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks--animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.

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  • U.S. Government Online
    Presents in-depth information on the structure and function of the U.S. government and its everyday role in the lives of citizens.
  • Universal Class
    UniversalClass offers over 500 online continuing education courses taught by real instructors with remote, 24/7 access so you can study on your schedule.

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  • Value Line Investment Survey
    See full-page reports, analyst commentaries and Value Line's trademark rankings of all stocks covered by the print edition.

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  • Zinio Digital Magazines
    Zinio, the world's largest newsstand, offers full color, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. Browse from a collection of over 100 popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download.

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