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!
 
Funk and Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia
Consumer Health Complete

A comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

MasterFile Premiere

Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE™ Premier contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags.

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.

Newspaper Source

Newspaper Source™ provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, including Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London), Toronto Star, etc. The database also contains selective full text for more than 370 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full-text television & radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.

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."

Project Gutenberg

Massive collection of public domain works available in multiple formats  

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."

Missouri Digital Heritage

More than 6.8 million records can be accessed through Missouri Digital Heritage, including the collections of the Missouri State Archives, the Missouri State Library and other institutions from across the state.