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Academic & Specialized, General Research

Academic Search PremierDatabase 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

AgricolaDatabase 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.

Health & Wellness

Alternative Health WatchDatabase 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

IN-LIBRARY USE ONLY

American Ancestors

Search 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

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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

IN-LIBRARY USE ONLY

Ancestry.com – Library Edition

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Ancestry 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 TextDatabase 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

Auto Repair SourceDatabase provided by the State Library of Kansas

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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 LiteratureDatabase provided by the State Library of Kansas

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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: NonfictionDatabase 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 EscolarDatabase 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 ModernaDatabase 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 RESEARCH

Britannica Online Academic EditionDatabase provided by the State Library of Kansas

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BUSINESS & INVESTMENTS

Business Source PremierDatabase 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

IN-LIBRARY USE ONLY

Candid.

Candid is a nonprofit that provides the most comprehensive data and insights about the social sector.Every year, millions of nonprofits spend trillions of dollars around the world. We find out where that money comes from, where it goes, and why it matters. Through research, collaboration, and training, Candid connects people who want to change the world to the resources they need to do it.

ACADEMIC & SPECIALIZED

Computer SourceDatabase 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 CompleteDatabase 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

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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 AbstractDatabase 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

ERICDatabase provided by the State Library of Kansas

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

HISTORY & GOVERNMENT

European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750Database 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

IN-LIBRARY USE ONLY

Family Search

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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 CenterDatabase 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.

MAGAZINES

Flipster

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eMagazines are electronic subscriptions to current popular and specialty titles that can be read or downloaded through our eMagazine partner, Flipster.

GENEALOGY, HISTORY & GOVERNMENT

Fold3Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

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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 AcademiaDatabase 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 ConnectDatabase 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

GreenFILEDatabase 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 CenterDatabase 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 EditionDatabase 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 EditionDatabase 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 QuestDatabase provided by the State Library of Kansas

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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 CenterDatabase provided by the State Library of Kansas

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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 RESEARCH

Issues & ControversiesDatabase 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 AcceleratorDatabase 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 HistoryDatabase 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.

CONSUMER INFORMATION & LEGAL

Legal CollectionDatabase 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 ScienceDatabase 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 CenterDatabase provided by the State Library of Kansas

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

EDUCATION & SCHOOL RESOURCES

Mailbox School & District EditionDatabase 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 RESEARCH

MAS Ultra School EditionDatabase 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 RESEARCH

MasterFILE PremierDatabase 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

MedicLatinaDatabase 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

MedlineDatabase 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.

GENERAL RESEARCH, HEALTH & WELLNESS

Merck Manuals – Human Health

The Manual contains general medical information about thousands of diseases and symptoms in all fields of medicine. The Manuals are the product of collaboration between hundreds of medical experts worldwide, an independent editorial board of peer reviewers, and our editorial staff of physicians and professional medical writers. The Manual is continually updated with new content and new features. We publish new content once per month.

GENERAL RESEARCH, HEALTH & WELLNESS

Merck Manuals – Veterinarian Edition

The Vet Manual contains signs, diagnoses, and treatments for diseases and disorders in all fields of veterinary medicine, in addition to information on management, nutrition, public health, and a range of other topics. The Vet Manual is the product of collaboration between hundreds of veterinary experts worldwide, an independent editorial board, and our editorial staff. The Manual is continually updated with new content and new features. We publish new content once per month.

HISTORY & GOVERNMENT

Military and Government CollectionDatabase 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.

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

Explore Kansas newspapers, including the Salina Journal in full text: 1951-2016 with some missing dates. Search results are scans of actual papers, so researchers can see the original news layout.

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper Source PlusDatabase 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.

GENERAL RESEARCH

Niche Academy

BOOKS & LITERATURE

NoveList PlusDatabase provided by the State Library of Kansas

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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 CollectionDatabase 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 SourceDatabase 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 CollectionDatabase 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.

GENERAL RESEARCH

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 NewsDatabase 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 CollectionDatabase 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

IN-LIBRARY USE ONLY

Salina Journal

View the Salina Journal newspaper on any library computer. View recent editions or search through Salina Journal Archives for the current month.

BUSINESS & INVESTMENTS

Small Business Reference CenterDatabase provided by the State Library of Kansas

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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.

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 CenterDatabase provided by the State Library of Kansas

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

GENERAL RESEARCH

TOPICsearchDatabase 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 RESEARCH, NEWSPAPERS

US NewsstreamDatabase 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 CollectionDatabase 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 KidsDatabase 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 ElementaryDatabase 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 RESEARCH

World News DigestDatabase 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.


Academic & Specialized, General Research

Academic Search PremierDatabase 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

AgricolaDatabase 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.

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.

ACADEMIC & SPECIALIZED, GENERAL RESEARCH

Britannica Online Academic EditionDatabase provided by the State Library of Kansas

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ACADEMIC & SPECIALIZED

Computer SourceDatabase 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.

ACADEMIC & SPECIALIZED

Library Literature & Information ScienceDatabase 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.

ACADEMIC & SPECIALIZED

Religion and Philosophy CollectionDatabase 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.


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 TextDatabase 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

Auto Repair SourceDatabase provided by the State Library of Kansas

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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.

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

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.

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.


BOOKS & LITERATURE

Blooms LiteratureDatabase provided by the State Library of Kansas

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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: NonfictionDatabase 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.

BOOKS & LITERATURE

Literary Reference CenterDatabase provided by the State Library of Kansas

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

BOOKS & LITERATURE

NoveList PlusDatabase provided by the State Library of Kansas

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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.

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!


BUSINESS & INVESTMENTS

Business Source PremierDatabase 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.

BUSINESS & INVESTMENTS

Regional Business NewsDatabase 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.

BUSINESS & INVESTMENTS

Small Business Reference CenterDatabase provided by the State Library of Kansas

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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.


CAREERS

Ferguson’s Career Guidance CenterDatabase 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.

CAREERS

Job & Career AcceleratorDatabase 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.

CAREERS

Professional Development CollectionDatabase 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.

CAREERS

Vocational & Career CollectionDatabase 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.


CONSUMER INFORMATION & LEGAL

Consumer Reports

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

CONSUMER INFORMATION & LEGAL

GreenFILEDatabase 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.

CONSUMER INFORMATION & LEGAL

Legal CollectionDatabase 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.


BOOKS & LITERATURE, EDUCATION & SCHOOL RESOURCES

Book Collection: NonfictionDatabase 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.

EDUCATION & SCHOOL RESOURCES

Education AbstractDatabase 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

ERICDatabase provided by the State Library of Kansas

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

EDUCATION & SCHOOL RESOURCES

Mailbox School & District EditionDatabase 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 RESEARCH

MAS Ultra School EditionDatabase 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.

EDUCATION & SCHOOL RESOURCES

Teacher Reference CenterDatabase provided by the State Library of Kansas

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

EDUCATION & SCHOOL RESOURCES

World Almanac for KidsDatabase 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 ElementaryDatabase 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.


EN ESPANOL

Britannica EscolarDatabase 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 ModernaDatabase 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.

EN ESPANOL

Fuente AcademiaDatabase 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.

EN ESPANOL

MedicLatinaDatabase 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.


Genealogy

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American Ancestors

Search 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

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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

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Ancestry.com – Library Edition

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Ancestry 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.

GENEALOGY

IN-LIBRARY USE ONLY

Family Search

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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.

GENEALOGY, HISTORY & GOVERNMENT

Fold3Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

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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.

GENEALOGY

Genealogy ConnectDatabase 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.

GENEALOGY

Heritage QuestDatabase provided by the State Library of Kansas

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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.


Academic & Specialized, General Research

Academic Search PremierDatabase 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, GENERAL RESEARCH

Britannica Online Academic EditionDatabase provided by the State Library of Kansas

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GENERAL RESEARCH

Issues & ControversiesDatabase 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.

EDUCATION & SCHOOL RESOURCES, GENERAL RESEARCH

MAS Ultra School EditionDatabase 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 RESEARCH

MasterFILE PremierDatabase 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.

GENERAL RESEARCH, HEALTH & WELLNESS

Merck Manuals – Human Health

The Manual contains general medical information about thousands of diseases and symptoms in all fields of medicine. The Manuals are the product of collaboration between hundreds of medical experts worldwide, an independent editorial board of peer reviewers, and our editorial staff of physicians and professional medical writers. The Manual is continually updated with new content and new features. We publish new content once per month.

GENERAL RESEARCH, HEALTH & WELLNESS

Merck Manuals – Veterinarian Edition

The Vet Manual contains signs, diagnoses, and treatments for diseases and disorders in all fields of veterinary medicine, in addition to information on management, nutrition, public health, and a range of other topics. The Vet Manual is the product of collaboration between hundreds of veterinary experts worldwide, an independent editorial board, and our editorial staff. The Manual is continually updated with new content and new features. We publish new content once per month.

GENERAL RESEARCH

Niche Academy

GENERAL RESEARCH

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.

GENERAL RESEARCH

TOPICsearchDatabase 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 RESEARCH, NEWSPAPERS

US NewsstreamDatabase 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.

GENERAL RESEARCH

World News DigestDatabase provided by the State Library of Kansas

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


Health & Wellness

Alternative Health WatchDatabase 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.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Consumer Health CompleteDatabase 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.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Health Reference CenterDatabase 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 EditionDatabase 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 EditionDatabase 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.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

MedlineDatabase 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.

GENERAL RESEARCH, HEALTH & WELLNESS

Merck Manuals – Human Health

The Manual contains general medical information about thousands of diseases and symptoms in all fields of medicine. The Manuals are the product of collaboration between hundreds of medical experts worldwide, an independent editorial board of peer reviewers, and our editorial staff of physicians and professional medical writers. The Manual is continually updated with new content and new features. We publish new content once per month.

GENERAL RESEARCH, HEALTH & WELLNESS

Merck Manuals – Veterinarian Edition

The Vet Manual contains signs, diagnoses, and treatments for diseases and disorders in all fields of veterinary medicine, in addition to information on management, nutrition, public health, and a range of other topics. The Vet Manual is the product of collaboration between hundreds of veterinary experts worldwide, an independent editorial board, and our editorial staff. The Manual is continually updated with new content and new features. We publish new content once per month.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health SourceDatabase 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 CollectionDatabase 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.


HISTORY & GOVERNMENT

European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750Database 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, HISTORY & GOVERNMENT

Fold3Database provided by the State Library of Kansas

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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.

HISTORY & GOVERNMENT

History Reference CenterDatabase provided by the State Library of Kansas

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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.

HISTORY & GOVERNMENT

Kansas HistoryDatabase 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.

HISTORY & GOVERNMENT

Military and Government CollectionDatabase 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.


LIBRARY CATALOG

Kansas Library Catalog

LIBRARY CATALOG

WorldCat FirstSearch

WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog.


MAGAZINES

Flipster

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eMagazines are electronic subscriptions to current popular and specialty titles that can be read or downloaded through our eMagazine partner, Flipster.


NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper Archive

Explore Kansas newspapers, including the Salina Journal in full text: 1951-2016 with some missing dates. Search results are scans of actual papers, so researchers can see the original news layout.

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper Source PlusDatabase 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.

NEWSPAPERS

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Salina Journal

View the Salina Journal newspaper on any library computer. View recent editions or search through Salina Journal Archives for the current month.

GENERAL RESEARCH, NEWSPAPERS

US NewsstreamDatabase 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.

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