|ABCMouse (library only)
This database includes educational games, puzzles, books and other learning activities for young children. Access for this database is only available at the library.
|Academic Search Premier|
Full-text articles on popular culture, computer sciences, engineering, physics, arts, business and more.
|African American Experience: The American Mosaic
Collection on African American history and culture.
Full-text of American newspapers both national and regional.
|Ancestry Library Edition (library only)
Search through billions of records for family history in the census, military, immigration and more.
|Artemis Literary Sources
New Database! Presents information on authors and literature, including biographies, book reviews, book overviews, literary criticism, primary sources, and literary works.
|Arts & Humanities
New Database! Collection of eBooks detailing culture dating back from Ancient Egypt to the Age of Enlightenment.
|Auto Repair Reference Center
Illustrated automobile repair and maintenance for domestic and imported vehicles.
Axis 360 gives you the ability to search, browse and checkout eBooks and digital audiobooks. You can use the app on a variety of devices, including tablets and phones. Click here for a guide to get started.
Interactive experience that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to reinforce reading skills.
Database of nonfiction E-Book titles.
|Britannica Enciclopedia Moderna
Older students can turn to Britannica Moderna, with more than 47,000 articles plus about 8,000 images. Complete with a dictionary and atlas, Moderna’s new features now make it more valuable than ever for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish.
Discover the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish. New features make it more valuable than ever for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish.
|Business Plans Handbook
Actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses.
|Business Source Premier
Information and analysis from top management and marketing journals.
subscription expiring 11/18/17, please use Auto Repair Reference Center
Car and truck repair information from the trusted Chilton company.
Provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in high technology such as computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software.
|Consumer Health Complete
Basic medical information and diagrams for students and the general public.
|Daily Life through History
Chronicles the various cultures and social realities that have shaped human life throughout the ages.
|DK Dorling Kindersley Collection
New Database! Collection covering scientific and historical kids eBooks.
|Drama for Students
Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.
|Driver's Permit Tests
Prepare with these DMV practice tests for car, motorcycle, or CDL exams in Kansas.
Perform a search across multiple EBSCO databases to retrieve multi-disciplinary information.
New Database! Contains indexing and abstracts from education resources for more than 1,000 periodicals and yearbooks.
|Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
A beginner’s Spanish-language reference tool, the site offers thousands of easy-to read articles packed with stunning illustrations, videos, interactive maps, and a wealth of engaging games and activities—designed to build key language and research skills.
Web version of the widely used encyclopedia.
Find educational information journals, magazines, books, conferences, and governmental publications.
Elementary students can look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects, or homework from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.
|Explora Middle School
Middle School students can look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects, or homework from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.
|Explora High School
High School students can look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects, or homework from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.
|Explora Public Library
Perform searches in popular, academic, business, science, and health content.
Search through specialized reference databases, journal articles, books, dissertations, etc.
Flipster for Libraries provides access to popular magazines online for free when you use it through Kansas City, Kansas Public Library. Click here for a guide to get started.
|Gale Genealogy Connect
How-to of genealogy research for beginners or an experienced researcher looking for in-depth genealogy data.
|Gale Virtual Reference Library
New Database! Reference eBooks including encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
Provides searchable access to the contents of scholarly, government and popular-interest reports and periodical literature treating topics such as global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more.
|Health Source: Consumer Edition
Full-text articles and abstracts for the consumer community.
|Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Full-text articles and abstracts for the academic medical community.
Comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, convenient research guides, interactive census maps, and more.
New Database! Collection of History eBooks.
|History Reference Center
Comprehensive history reference database offering full text from more than 1,600 reference books, encyclopedias, non-fiction books, and leading history periodicals.
Hoopla provides you access to movies, television, music, audiobooks, ebooks and comics. You can check out up to 15 items from Hoopla a month. It's free with no fees or fines. Click here for a guide to get started.
|Information Science and Library Issues Collection
Provides current and accurate information on topics such as information infrastructure, data processing techniques, and metadata architectures.
Perform a search across multiple Gale databases to retrieve multi-disciplinary information.
Renamed from Newspaper Index. A comprehensive collection of current and archival news content
|Job & Career Accelerator
Provides resources for job-seekers in all stages of the career exploration and job-application process.
Perform an overall search by journal, magazine, or newspaper name.
|Kansas and Missouri Newspapers
Full-text of Kansas and Missouri specific newspapers.
|Kansas History, Territorial through Civil War Years
Provides access to a wide variety of documents on Kansas state history such as: personal narratives and memoirs, pamphlets and political speeches, sermons and songs, legal treatises and children's books.
|Kansas City Star
Access to the online version of the Kansas City Star newspaper.
|Kansas City Star - Archives
Explore a custom collection of news articles of the Historical Kansas City Star dating from 1880-1995.
|Kansas City Star-NewsBank Image Edition
Access to the online version of the Kansas City Star with images.
|Kansas City, Kansas Public Library's Yearbook Project
Digitized scans of donated local yearbooks from the library’s Kansas collection.
A user-friendly reference product designed for both the layperson and the attorney, offering simple answers to everyday legal questions.
Provides information centered on the discipline of law and legal topics such as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor & human resource law, ethics, and the environment.
|Learning Express Library
Comprehensive test preparation, skills improvement resources, and career guidance for elementary students to adult learners.
|Literary Reference Center
Includes thousands of plot summaries, synopses, and work overviews; articles of literary criticism; author biographies; literary journals; book reviews; classic and contemporary poems and short stories
|Literature Criticism Online
Search a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres through a combined or individual search.
|Mango Language Learning
Learn a new language or improve your English.
Full-text magazine articles covering general interest topics.
|Newspaper Source Plus
Contains comprehensive full text for major newspapers such as New York Times, Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor, Daily Mail, Irish Times, and others.
Reading recommendation resource for all ages.
Reading recommendation resource for school grades K-8.
|Nursing and Allied Health Source
Offers reliable, comprehensive coverage of the fields of nursing and allied health including journals, video, dissertations, reference books and more.
|Oh! We have no Databases starting with O!
Perhaps we can interest you in Mr. Wizard's World Episode 3 of Season 2, which includes a short segement about Moldy Oranges!.
|Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
|We have no databases starting with Q.
How about looking at The Quest to Digest on TumbleBooks. Or perhaps you would enjoy the eBook The Romance of the Patchwork Quilt in America in Three Parts available from Hoopla.
|Recursos para Hispanohablantes
A collection of web-based exam preparation for the GED and American citizenship test as well as skill-building materials.
Leading source for business and residential data. Helps users of all kinds search for jobs, find doctors, create marketing and small business plans, locate specific people and more.
|Regional Business News
Provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications.
Full-text collection of reference books published by Sage.
Collection of data measures that span all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
|Small Business Reference Center
Offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.
|Something About the Author
Search for information about the lives and works for over 12,000 authors and illustrators of children’s and young-adult books.
|Teacher Reference Center
Contains abstracts of more than 270 educational journals and periodicals.
A collection of animated, talking picture book videos.
Provides live homework help and in-person tutoring services that connect students to a professional tutor online in math, science, social studies or English.
|Universal Class (access with State Library eCard)
Offers courses that are self-paced and instructor-led on a variety of topics such as writing, computers, accounting, crafts, career .
|Vocational and Career Collection
Articles from trade and industry magazines and newspapers.
Catalog detailing specialized reference databases, journal articles, books, dissertations, etc.
|World at War
Comprehensive information and unique insights into the military conflicts that have defined our world from antiquity to today.
Includes encyclopedia articles, dictionary, atlas, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio and video, with additional current periodicals and related websites.
Provides authoritative content and online tools that develop users' global literacy, focusing on the geographic, political, social, economic, and cultural forces that are increasingly important in our globalized world.
|We have no databases starting with X.
Perhaps we can interest you in Xavier Ox's Xylophone Experiment by Barbara DeRubertis -- available on Hoopla!
|Yearbook Project from KCKPL
Digitized scans of dontated local yearbooks from the Library's Kansas Collection.
|We have no databases starting with Z.
Perhaps we can interest you in a book about Zebra Mussels -- available on Hoopla!