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Academic & Specialized, General Reserch

Academic Search Premier Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Scholarly multi-disciplinary research database including full-text periodicals including peer-reviewed journals, as well as indexing and abstracts for thousands of journals.

Academic & Specialized

Agricola Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Contains records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Library.  Research agricultural information dating back to 1970 such as agricultural trade and marketing, rural information, and animal welfare.

Automotive

All Data

In-Library Use OnlyALLDATA is the leading provider of OEM service and repair information to the professional automotive service and collision industries.  It includes maintenance information, wiring diagrams, and technical service bulletins.

Health & Wellness

Alternative Health Watch Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Research database focusing on alternative and holistic approaches to health care providing full-text peer-reviewed articles, journals, reports, and international information.

Genealogy

American Ancestors

In-Library Use OnlySearch for New England ancestors using a multitude of searchable resources of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. Highlights include vital, probate, cemetery, church, and other records for New England, New York, Canada, and beyond.

Genealogy

Ancestry.com – KSHS Kansas Only

Provided by the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas residents can access Kansas-specific resources in Ancestry.com by verifying their residency with your Kansas driver’s license or state ID number. Includes millions of Kansas records from the State Archives and Research Collections.

Genealogy

Ancestry.com – Library Edition

In-Library Use OnlyAncestry Library Edition is the most comprehensive online source of information for conducting genealogical and local history research available. It provides unprecedented access to family history via documents that record the lineage of individuals from North America, the U.K., Europe, Australia, and more.

Academic & Specialized

Applied Science and Technology Abstracts Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Contains indexing and abstracts for nearly 800 core English-language, scientific and technical publications back to 1983.

Art

Art Abstracts Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Comprehensive resource for abstracts of art information dating back to 1984.

Art

Art Full Text Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

This database features full-text articles, indexing and abstracts from an international array of publications.  It is a comprehensive resource covering fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as photography, folk art, film, architecture and much more.

Automotive

AutoMate Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

This database contains do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles.  New repair procedures, technical service bulletins, and updates are added to the database on a regular basis.

Books & Literature

Blooms Literature Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Includes critical essays, author biographies, interviews, and profiles, as well as character analyses. More than 1,000 poetry and classic works of literature are available in full-text. Essays on how to write papers, full-length videos of classic stage performances, and film adaptions of literary works. Extensive database on Shakespeare and his works.

Books & Literature, Education & School Resources

Book Collection: Nonfiction Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

This contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 4,500 popular nonfiction books. The database includes full-text entries on core subject areas, as well as information on careers, health, sports, adventure, technology, life skills, and more.  Lexile searching enabled.

En Espanol

Britannica Escolar Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Encuentra respuestas a tu tarea con la Enciclopedia Britannica Edición Escolar en Español. Explora información interesante: biografías, bellas artes, ciencias naturales, ciencias sociales, tecnología, deportes, geografía, matemáticas, etc. Accesa mapas a través del Atlas del Mundo. Los artículos estan enfocados a nivel de educación primaria y secundaria.

En Espanol

Britannica Moderna Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

La enciclopedia Britannica Moderna versión en Español esta dirigida a lectores adultos y permite explorar artículos destacados organizados de manera alfabética. Da acceso a mapas a través del Atlas del Mundo. Permite mantenerse actualizado con noticias y videos relevantes en Español a través de BBC Mundo.

Academic & Specialized, General Reserch

Britannica Online Academic Edition Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Education & School Resources

Britannica Online School Edition Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Business & Investments

Business Source Premier Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Business Source Premier is the industry’s most popular business research database, featuring the full text for more than 2,200 journals. Full text is provided back to 1965, and searchable cited references back to 1998.

Academic & Specialized

Computer Source Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Contains nearly 300 full-text journals and magazines covering the latest information and current trends in high technology including computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software.  This database offers full text for nearly 300 publications and indexing and abstracts for nearly 450 publications.

Health & Wellness

Consumer Health Complete Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

The single-most 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.

Consumer Information & Legal

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports is the largest, most trusted independent product testing organization in the world. Access thousands of expert reviews and ratings.

Automotive

Edmunds

Research new and used cars including car prices, view incentives and dealer inventory listings, compare vehicles, get car buying advice and reviews at Edmunds.com

Education & School Resources

Education Abstract Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Providing indexing and abstracts for hundreds of periodicals, books and yearbooks, this database covers a broad range of subjects pertaining to education and is invaluable for education students, professionals and policy makers.

Education & School Resources

ERIC Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

The Education Resource Information Center (ERIC) provides access to educational literature and resources.

History & Government

European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750 Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

This database contains more than 32,000 records, and covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of native American peoples.

Genealogy

Family Search

In-Library Use Only Allows you to examine historical records for details about your ancestors. These resources include official church (for example: birth, marriage, death) and governmental (for example: census) records. Provides additional digital records through our library subscription.

Careers

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Includes 3,000 articles, a graduate and undergraduate school finder database, as well as databases for internships and apprenticeships, financial aid, education to career planning timelines, a career assessment, career profiles, a sample resume and cover letter database, and industry associations and resource directory.

Genealogy, History & Government

Fold3 Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

A resource for genealogists, historians, veterans and their families. It provides access to US military records, including stories, photos, and personal documents of those who served, Revolutionary War-present.

En Espanol

Fuente Academia Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Más de 450 revistas científicas de América Latina, Portugal y España. Todas las materias principales están cubiertas con especial énfasis en la agricultura, ciencias biológicas, economía, historia, derecho, literatura, filosofía, psicología, administración pública, religión y sociología. La base de datos se actualiza semanalmente.

Genealogy

Genealogy Connect Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Gale Genealogy Connect makes it easy for users to access genealogical content and discover the information most meaningful to their research. Designed specifically to empower researchers, this advanced online tool also instructs users in proper research methods, helping them organize and define goals to build the best possible family tree. Includes full text genealogy reference and research books.

Consumer Information & Legal

GreenFILE Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

GreenFILE draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more.

Health & Wellness

Health Reference Center Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Includes in-depth coverage of body systems, current health issues, major diseases and conditions, treatments, and procedures, as well as health and nutrition information specific to men, women, children, teens, and seniors.

Health & Wellness

Health Source: Consumer Edition Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

This rich collection of consumer health information provides access to nearly 80 full-text consumer health magazines, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Harvard Health Letter, Men’s Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, and many others. Also included in this database is searchable full text for current health-related pamphlets and more than 100 full-text health reference books, including books published by the People’s Medical Society.

Health & Wellness

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

This resource provides over 500 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong, including full text from leading professional nursing journals.

Genealogy

Heritage Quest Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Heritage Quest is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. Includes census records, full text books, Revolutionary War pension records, and more.

History & Government

History Reference Center Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Designed for academic research, this database features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias, and non-fiction books. This content comes from leading history publishers such as Branden Publishing, Compass Point Books, Houghton Mifflin, Lerner Publishing Group, Mason Crest Publishers, Morgan Reynolds Inc., Oliver Press, Oxford University Press, Rourke Publishing LLC, Salem Press, Stackpole Books, and Toucan Valley Publications.

General Reserch

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center

This database offers detailed “how-to” instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of many different hobby enthusiasts.

General Reserch

Home Improvement Reference Center

This database provides users with detailed, user-friendly “how-to” information covering a variety of home improvement and repair projects.

General Reserch

Issues & Controversies Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Presents articles in pro/con format that are supported by statistics, timelines, and primary sources. Many issues feature original videos and educator resources, as well as debate videos, newspaper editorials, audio content, and breaking news.

Careers

Job & Career Accelerator Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Job & Career Accelerator puts everything you need to land a job in one place. Discover the career that’s best for you by exploring over 1,000 different occupations, search local and national job and internship postings, create professional resumes and cover letters, and organize and track your job-search progress.

History & Government

Kansas History Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

This database provides a core of primary source documents for the study of Kansas history, packaged with an engaging user interface that provides students and researchers multiple ways of accessing the content.

Library Catalog

Kansas Library Catalog

Automotive

Kelley Blue Book

Check car prices and values when buying and selling new or used vehicles. Find expert reviews and ratings, explore latest car news, get an Instant Cash Offer, and 5-Year Cost to Own information on KBB.com.

Education & School Resources

Learning Express Library Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Achieve your educational and career goals with LearningExpress Library. Each of the Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. “Learning Centers” include: High School Equivalency Center, College Prep Center, Computer Skills Center, College Center, School Center, Job and Career Accelerator Center, Adult Learning Center, Career Center, and Recursos en español.

En Espanol

LearningExpress Library (Recursos en español) Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Alcanza tus metas de educación y de trabajo usando la base de datos “LearningExpress Library” en la sección “Recursos para Hispanoparlantes”. Cada módulo de aprendizaje ofrece exámenes de práctica para el GED, ejercicios, información y cursos para desarrollar habilidades (escritura, lectura, matemáticas) que te ayudarán alcanzar los resultados que quieres tanto en la escuela, el trabajo o en tu vida diaria (vea “Sea Ciudadano de Estadounidense”).

Consumer Information & Legal

Legal Collection Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Containing full text for hundreds of the world’s most respected, scholarly law journals, Legal Collection is an authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world.

Academic & Specialized

Library Literature & Information Science Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

This database provides cover-to-cover indexing of over 400 journals, including popular library and information science periodicals covering as far back as 1980.        

Academic & Specialized

LISTA (Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts) Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Contains indexes to core journals, priority journals, and selective journals, as well as books, research reports, and proceedings extending back as far as the mid-1960s.  Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

Books & Literature

Literary Reference Center Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.

Education & School Resources

Mailbox School & District Edition Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

A teacher-created, editor-reviewed resource in print and online. Resources include worksheets, crafts, forms, songs, games, and graphic organizers and more for pre-k to grade 6.

Education & School Resources, General Reserch

MAS Ultra School Edition Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Designed specifically for high school libraries, MAS Ultra School Edition contains full text for hundreds of popular high school magazines covering a wide-range of subject areas including history, science, careers, and more.

General Reserch

MasterFILE Premier Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE Premier provides full text for magazines, reference books, and primary source documents. This database also provides an Image Collection containing photos, maps & flags.

En Espanol

MedicLatina Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Una colección única de la investigación médica y revistas de investigación de renombrados editores latinoamericanos y españoles. Esta base de datos en español contiene el texto completo de 130 revistas especializadas de medicina en español nativo.

Health & Wellness

Medline Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

This authoritative database provides full text, cover-to-cover indexing for journals indexed in MEDLINE. These top journals cover a wide range of subjects within the biomedical and health fields containing information needed by doctors, nurses, health professionals and researchers engaged in clinical care, public health and health policy development.

History & Government

Military and Government Collection Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Designed to offer current news through a collection of periodicals, academic journals and other content pertinent to the increasing needs for all branches of the military and government. This collection provides full text for hundreds journals and periodicals as well as indexing and abstracts for hundreds of journals.

Business & Investments

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Morningstar Investment Research Center serves all levels of investors with a range of dynamic tools and thoughtful perspectives to help them make more informed investment decisions. *Limit of one user at a time.

Automotive

NADA Guides

Research the latest new car prices, deals, used car values, specs and more. NADA Guides is the leader in accurate vehicle pricing and vehicle information.

Newspapers

Newspaper Archive

Salina Journal in Full Text: 1951-2016 with some missing dates. Explore the world’s largest newspaper archive! This database holds over 6,200+ newspaper titles from all 50 U.S. States and 19 countries dating back to the 1700s. Search results are scans of actual papers, so researchers can see original news layout.

Newspaper Source Plus Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Salina Journal in Full Text: 2002-present

With more than 55 million full-text articles from more than 1,400 newspapers, this database provides a comprehensive collection of the world’s major newspaper content. Videos and podcasts are coming soon.

Newspapers

Newspapers.com – KSHS Kansas Only

Provided by the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas residents can access Newspapers.com by verifying their residency with your Kansas driver’s license or state ID number. Collection of newspapers from the 1700s-2000s with over 3,300 newspapers from the United States.

Books & Literature

NoveList Plus Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

NoveList Plus is the premiere database for reading recommendations, reviews, annotations, and much more. It also includes other content of interest to fiction readers, such as Author Read-alikes, What We’re Reading, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Annotated Book Lists. Lexile searching enabled.

Careers

Professional Development Collection Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Designed for professional educators, the Professional Development Collection is the most beneficial and most significant collection of full-text education journals in the world.

Health & Wellness

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Leading nursing journals are provided alongside videos, dissertations, e-books, and study paths, making it easier to make connections between complex theoretical information and applying the acquired knowledge to practical settings.

Health & Wellness

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

This comprehensive resource is an essential tool for psychologists, counselors, researchers and students, providing extensive full-text coverage for a broad range of subjects in the fields of psychology, behavioral sciences and related disciplines.

Books & Literature

RB Digital (SLK) Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

RB Digital is your destination for digital audiobooks from the Recorded Books company. All titles from RBdigital are iPod-/iPhone-compatible and are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You will need to download and install the RBdigital Media Manager in order to get started.

Books & Literature

RB Digital (SPL)

RB Digital is your destination for digital audiobooks from the Recorded Books company. All titles from RB Digital are iPod-/iPhone-compatible and are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You will need to download and install the RB Digital Media Manager in order to get started.

General Reserch

Read It! Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Presents adapted reading material for a variety of subjects, with resources to help build background knowledge, conduct research, and improve study skills.

Business & Investments

Regional Business News Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

This database covers more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Academic & Specialized

Religion and Philosophy Collection Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

With more than 300 full text journals, this database is an essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies.    

Newspapers

Salina Journal

In-Library Use OnlyView the Salina Journal newspaper on any library computer. View recent editions or search through Salina Journal Archives for the current month.

Newspapers

Salina Journal – NewsBank

Salina Journal in Full Text: 1998-present. Complete full-text content of local and regional news, including community events, schools, politics, government policies, cultural activities, local companies, state industries, and people in the community.

Academic & Specialized

Science Reference Center

Contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images.

Business & Investments

Small Business Reference Center Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

This database 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.

Automotive

Small Engine Repair

This database provides users with detailed repair guides for all manner of small engines, including ATVs, generators, boat motors, motorcycles, outdoor power equipment, and more.

Books & Literature

Sunflower eLibrary

Sunflower eLibrary (Overdrive) has ebooks and digital audiobooks as well as music and digital videos for your enjoyment. Now you can browse and search hundreds of great titles and download them to your computer, or transfer them to a portable device for your reading and listening pleasure anywhere, anytime. Be sure to login with your library card to see all the titles available to you!

Education & School Resources

Teacher Reference Center Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

This database provides indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals.

General Reserch

TOPICsearch Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Teachers, librarians and student researchers can use this database to explore current events, social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries, and other popular topics frequently discussed in the classroom.

General Reserch

US Newsstream Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Provides national and regional news sources from the U.S. and includes popular titles such as The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Newsday, and Chicago Tribune.

Careers

Vocational & Career Collection Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

This database offers vocational and technical libraries top-quality resources for servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions, and the general public. Designed to meet a wide variety of vocational and technical research needs, this collection provides full-text coverage for trade and industry-related periodicals.

Education & School Resources

World Almanac for Kids Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Provides resources for homework, reports, and projects, as well as support materials for teachers.

Education & School Resources

World Almanac for Kids Elementary Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Provides resources for homework, reports, and projects, as well as support materials for teachers. Includes videos, games, and other resources.

General Reserch

World News Digest Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

Provides over 300,000 original summaries and essays on current events.

Library Catalog

WorldCat FirstSearch

WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog.

is a database provided by the State Library of Kansas