Online Resources

This list of resources is a work in progress, so if we haven't covered a subject area of interest to you, let our web team know. We'd be happy to find resources on a subject specific to your needs. 

Library Databases
Resource Description
Learning Express Library
Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library’s resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You’ll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that’s right for you. Taking a standardized test? We've got prep material for ACT, SAT, ASVAB, GED, GRE as well as professional certifications like EMT, Law Enforcement, Real Estate, trade licensing and many more!
 
MAS Ultra

This database is designed specifically for high school libraries and contains full text for nearly 500 popular high school magazines including America's Civil War, American Heritage, American History, Archaeology, Astronomy, Bioscience, Careers & Colleges, Civil War Times, Congressional Digest, Discover, History Today, Nation, National Review, New Republic, New Scientist, Popular Science, Science News, Scientific American, Smithsonian, etc. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents and more than 360 reference books (including the Columbia Encyclopedia, the CIA World Fact Book and World Almanac & Book of Facts); an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs; and expanded full-text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

MEDLINE

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, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.

Primary Search

Primary Search®, designed specifically for elementary school students contains full text for more than 80 popular elementary school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Additionally, Primary Search includes the Encyclopedia of Animals™, and features Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, providing students with easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids. The database also provides the American Heritage® Children's Dictionary, 3rd Edition from Houghton Mifflin and thousands of relevant photos, maps and flags.

Web Resources
Resource Description
Online Schools Missouri

Find lots of information about schools in Missouri, physical locations and online. Also features information about career paths, degree programs, salary information, etc. From the site: "Education is power, and professional training can take you a long way towards the career, salary, and future you deserve. At online schools in Missouri, you can take control of your education with unprecedented access to coursework. Anywhere you can find a Web connection, you can attend courses. Students across Missouri take advantage of the benefits of the online learning system."

GCF Learn Free

GCF Learn Free is a project of the Goodwill Community Foundation. From their site: "GCFLearnFree.org creates and provides quality, innovative online learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve the technology, literacy and math skills needed to be successful in both work and life."

ETS HiSET Resources

ETS provides several practical test preparation tools to help candidates get ready for test day.

DigitalLearning.org

Created by the Public Library Association, DigitalLearn.org is a repository for introductory instruction materials for frequently sought after computer skills, from computer basics to email to online job searches.

Missouri Family Courts - Self-Representation Guide

Guide from the Missouri Family Court on how to represent yourself. Included on this site are guides for specific family court matters such as marriage, divorce, child custody and others as well as approved legal forms for use in Missouri courts.

Government Documents Round Table - Missouri

According to the site, "This is an annotated list of databases produced by Missouri state government departments, divisions, or agencies."