Library & Literature

African American Poetry

African American Poetry contains nearly 3,000 poems by African American poets of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

ArticleFirst

Search the contents pages of more than 16,000 scholarly, academic journals.

Axis360 - Digital new & Notable collection

Explore our digital New & Notable collection of eBooks and digital audiobooks. No holds or renewals are permitted ensuring that something good is always available.

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BookFlix® is a digital literacy resource that pairs more than 120 animated stories from Weston Woods with a best-selling nonfiction eBook from Scholastic on a similar subject. The fiction and nonfiction pairings are designed to strengthen early literacy skills while exposing young learners to real world concepts.

Discover the Civil War's legacy in the Greater Kansas City region. Search our collection of primary source materials from our from partner organizations, read exclusive analysis from contributing scholars, and explore interactive features to see relationships between events and historic artifacts.

EBSCO Databases

A collection of databases covering a wide range of subjects. Databases include Explora, Business Source Complete, NoveList, GreenFILE, Teacher Reference Center, and more.

Electronic Collections Online (ECO)

Search the contents pages of more than 5,000 scholarly, academic journals.

European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection

As a collection and archive of writing representative of British Romantic and early Victorian writing and of Continental Romanticism, the Corvey Collection is unmatched. The Corvey Collection is especially strong in prose fiction, including Gothic and romance fiction issued by influential popular publishers like the Minerva Press (London).

Explora

Explora is EBSCO's interface for Schools and Public Libraries.

Filmakers Library Online

Filmakers Library Online provides award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum—race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. It presents points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Non-fiction ebooks. Humanities titles in this collection were purchased by the Ewing Kauffman Book Fund.

Hoopla is a service that partners with your library to bring you thousands of movies, television, music, digital audiobooks, ebooks, and digital comic books for free. All you need is a library card and a web browser, phone, or tablet.

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Kanopy Kids

Kanopy Kids highlights films and TV series that inspire and inform, helping children develop empathy, mindfulness, and self-esteem through entertaining and educational videos. The platform includes developmentally appropriate, age-based ratings from Common Sense Media, as well as additional parental controls.

Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

Find high-quality, scholarly articles about libraries and information science.

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Niche Academy provides ready-to-use tutorials for the most commonly used library electronic resources. These video and text tutorials are maintained and kept current by Niche Academy's staff.

Novelist Plus

Looking for your next read? Find it on NoveList Plus! Discover read-alike titles or authors, check out book lists and recommendations from librarians, publishers, and booksellers, or try the Appeal Mixer to choose specific terms for your book recommendation.

Freely available eBook downloads of public domain books that never expire and can be shared at will. An Internet Archive account can be created to borrow items not yet in the Public Domain.

Browse, checkout, download and stream more than 25,000 eBooks, 10,000 audio books, and 500 children's videos using your library card.

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OverDrive for Kids

Explore digital movies and books for Kids from the OverDrive collection, in a specially branded website.

Welcome to the Teen eReading Room! Browse this selection of eBooks and digital Audiobooks selected with our young adult readers in mind.

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