The library provides dozens of research databases and digital content platforms for free use by library cardholders. View the full alphabetical list below, or click on a category to see only the databases pertaining to a particular topic. Except where noted, these resources can be used from any internet connection. You may be required to enter your library card number or create an account. Contact a librarian for assistance.
Directory, Employment, Genealogy, Reference
Premier Reference and Marketing Database including 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!
A multidisciplinary database for academic institutions powered by EBSCOhost, providing thousands of full-text, peer-reviewed journals to support scholarly research in key areas of study.
Education, History, Kids, Reference
Prepare reports on U.S. states and research detailed information about the U.S. and individual states including culture, people, history, geography and government; Includes 127 feature articles for every state and territory, 103 feature articles about the United States, video dictionaries to help learn geography, thousands of royalty-free images, and study plans for teachers.
Education, History, Kids, Teens, Languages, Reference
Comprehensive, easy to navigate information on 175 countries including culture, language, history, national symbols, geography and more.
Education, Languages, Reference
Find essential travel information on 202 world cities, including culture, attractions, food, transportation, security, and more.
Search for ancestors in 300 years of newspapers, books, pamphlets and government reports.
U.S. news from local, regional, and national sources, including printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos. Explore a specific issue or event through the detailed coverage provided by local reporting or compare a wide variety of viewpoints from across the country on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people.
Available for in-library use only. More than 200 billion images in 7,000 unique databases, including census records, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, and more.
Create a list of your favorite authors that are currently available in your library’s catalog, and receive an email notice as soon as the library receives a new title by one of your authors, with a link into the catalog to place your own hold.
Complete, original, thorough, unbiased information on 350 career fields and thousands of jobs Username: 715w Password: future
Find step-by-step auto repair instructions, maintenance schedules, recalls, diagrams and more. Search by specific year, make and model.
Books, Teens, Kids
Unlimited access to thousands of digital graphic novels and comics, no holds or waiting.
Convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information powered by EBSCOhost. Browse withing medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.
Search authoritative reference content including encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other ready-reference books covering a range of topics, such as art, business, literature, and science.
How-To Video – Read Fiction and Non-Fiction for adults and children, with more than 33,000 titles, unlimited downloads, and no waiting.
Content about EBSCO mobile.
An authoritative database of indexed and full-text educational literature and resources. Essential for education researchers of all kinds, it features journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.
A reader’s guide to novels in series.
Designed for the needs and search abilities of elementary school students, this EBSCOhost research database contains age-appropriate materials, lots of images and videos, and topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research.
Designed for the needs and search abilities of middle school students, this EBSCOhost research database contains age-appropriate materials, lots of images and videos, and topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research.
Designed for the needs and search abilities of high school students, this EBSCOhost research database contains age-appropriate materials, lots of images and videos, and topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research.
Online research and reference sources for high school and college students, including the databases World News Digest, Today’s Science, and Issues and Controversies.
Education, Employment, How-To
Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online. As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.
Education, Employment, How-To
More than 1,000 lessons in technology, math, reading, and more. All for free.
Comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, convenient research guides, interactive census maps, and more.
Instantly borrow free digital movies, music, eBooks, and audionooks with your library card.
Student and homework help on topics in today’s headlines.
Content on Kansas city star.
Education, Employment, Teens
Achieve educational and career goals with practice tests with complete answer explanations, tutorial courses, and eBooks, including High School equivalency exam prep, ACT and SAT prep, many career-specific tests, and more.
Reference, Forms, Legal Forms
Print or download legal forms online. Lease agreements, wills, power of attorney & more. Customize for free in minutes. Quick & easy.
PhD-created and linguist-approved software teaches real conversations in over 70 languages and makes it fun. Free mobile apps, plus learning through film available.
Powered by Overdrive- Download Digital Audiobooks or ebooks.
In library Quick link Morningstar Investment Research Center offers real-time access to comprehensive data and independent analysis on thousands of investments, spanning mutual funds, stocks, exchange-traded funds, and closed-end funds.
Full text access to many U.S. and International newspapers.
New Book Alerts is a free online service that showcases the newest titles purchased by your library. Receive alerts via email and/or RSS feeds. If you see a new title that you are interested in, just click “check catalog” to place a hold on the item right away.
eAudiobooks and eBook titles exclusive to Recorded Books, including the popular Dr. Who
The premiere database of reading recommendations, with comprehensive information about books including expert recommendations, read-alike recommendations, reviews, and more.
In library Quick link Prices4Antiques is a searchable database of past auction prices for antiques, collectibles, and fine art.
Comprehensive research database especially for educators powered by EBSCOhost, with full-text access to education journals.
Content about salem history.
Find your next favorite book! Select your favorites categories like fiction, mystery, romance, and many more, then sign up to receive emails to learn about the newest books in those categories that have been added to your library’s collection.
Small Engine Repair Reference Center is a database of detailed yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines.
Provided by NewsBank, get full text access to current and past issues of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Gives in-depth explanations of important advances in biology, chemistry, environmental science, space, physics, and technology through feature articles, interviews with scientists, suggested research topics, curriculum tools, and more.
TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.
Self-paced, comprehensive online learning platform that delivers resources to support job seekers and career development, including tutorials, test preparation, and eBooks.
Education, News, Teens
More than seven decades of authoritative news summaries and background articles, with topic-based research support, interactive navigation, primary sources, and curriculum tools.
Browse, check out, read, and keep magazines. Use in your browser or download to the Zinio app.