Content and commentary commissioned by Editor in Chief, John L. Esposito, and developed by renowned scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture.
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Find references to papers delivered at academic conferences worldwide since 1993.
Explore thousands of digitized photographs, postcards, legal documents and letters from the interwar period, when "Boss" Tom Pendergast exerted powerful influence over the civic and cultural life of Kansas City.
PressReader offers unlimited access to over 6,000+ newspapers and magazines from around the world, in 60+ languages. Titles include the Rolling Stone, Vogue, and Popular Science.
Press Reader also offers a mobile app on a variety of platforms.
Find references to conference proceedings that have been published worldwide since 1993.
The Professional Development Collection includes full text articles for nearly 520 high-quality education journals.
Project Gutenberg offers over 59,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world's great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired.
Project MUSE – a development of Johns-Hopkins and other major U.S. Universities. E-books in the classics, history and literature, now totaling more than 10,000 titles.
Pronunciator offers phrase tutorials for over 80 languages, including ESL.
Find references to articles in old issues of popular magazines like Newsweek, New Republic, or Good Housekeeping.
Browse historical maps for cities and towns in Missouri and Kansas.
This science resource for students provides access to hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, articles, and other sources.
Slavery & Anti-Slavery presents historical documents from several research collections on the transatlantic slave trade, the legal, personal, and economic aspects of the slavery system, and the dynamics of emancipation in the U.S., Latin America, the Caribbean, and other regions.
Visit SocialSecurity.gov when you have questions about Social Security, including Retirement Benefits, Disability Insurance, a replacement Social Security card, or if you want to check your benefit and payment information and your earnings record.
The Moving Picture World was a film trade publication which began on March 9, 1907, and appeared weekly until January 7, 1928. It set a standard for the broadest possible coverage, reviewed current releases and published news, features, and interviews relating to all aspects of the industry.
Read narrated children's books online, complete with sound and moving images. TumbleBooks features an optimized site for mobile and tablet users.
Twentieth-Century African American Poetry is a collection of poetry written by the most important and influential African American poets of the twentieth century.
Find data about the U.S., such as maps and population, demographic, and economic data.
Universal Class offers the highest quality online courses for people interested in the lifelong pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons.
USA.gov is your online guide to government information and services.
This site provides information and services from the U.S. government for nonprofits, including Grants, Loans, and Other Assistance; Management and Operations; and Tax Information.
Provided by the League of Women Voters Education Fund, VOTE411.org is a "one-stop-shop" for election related information. Learn where candidates running for office in your community stand on the issues. You can print or email the information to use as a reference when you actually vote.
Enter your address to find your polling place and voter/registration information. Build your own ballot with the online voters' guide that shows you the races on your ballot and lets you compare the candidates' stands on the issues.
Full-image newspaper scans for the Wall Street Journal. 2008 - Present.
One user at a time, access from Central Library 3rd floor only. Ask the reference librarian on duty for access.
WorldCat allows you to search across thousands of library catalogs at once. It is the largest database of its kind in the world.
Information on voter registration, upcoming elections, polling locations, and more.