Research

The Community Resource librarians are eager to assist you in using our resources to achieve your goals, whether you are an entrepreneur, job seeker, investor, or nonprofit professional.

Research Databases

Access these free electronic resources inside the library or from home with a library card.

Adult Learning Center from Brainfuse

Whether you're going back to school, switching jobs, or just want to brush up on skills, achieve your learning and career goals with live one-on-one coaching, practice test center, and online resources. Live coaches are available from 2 – 11 p.m.

Search Jobs, Businesses or Mailing Lists

2.3 million job listings, 30 million business profiles, 1.1 million healthcare professionals. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more.

Business Insights: Global

Detailed company and industry profiles including SWOT reports, market share reports, and financial reports. Thousands of company histories and industry essays from Gale's core business collection. Case studies, scholarly journals, and business news for deep research coverage of global economies.

The Business Services Division is committed to making it easier to do business in Missouri.

The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance, available online and in print, is a compendium of Federal assistance programs, projects and services offering both financial and non-financial assistance to the American public. Its main area of focus are education, health, safety, and welfare.

Searchable database that contains citations to materials collected by the Foundation Center's five libraries as well as selected literature from other sources.

Get instant access to census statistics about any location in the United States. Information available includes: Building Permits Data; County Business Patterns; International Trade Data; Public Law 94-171 Data; Census Tract Street Locator; USA Counties; Detailed Occupation by Race, Hispanic Origin and Sex Data.

CommunityKC is a map of "good things" happening in Kansas City. The site provides information on small-scale, grassroots neighborhood projects such as community gardens, cleanup days and home repair programs. Use this online mapping tool to find employment assistance and workforce training, social services, home repair, education, healthy living services, and much more.

DemographicsNow

Produce comprehensive business and residential lists as well as detailed demographic reports. Assess business viability, perform market and site location analysis, create sales leads and/or marketing mailing lists.

With its focus on online degrees, distance learning and continuing education; Education Center is a huge directory of online and on-campus career education. It also has a good career search section.

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