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Search for your subject in books, magazines, journals, newspapers, encyclopedia articles, and other resources brought to Kansans by the State Library of Kansas.
Databases from the State Library of Kansas – available to all Kansans
- genealogy resources, available on computers used inside the Library
- watch the story, read the book with Scholastic
- collections, digitized through the South Central Kansas Library System, that may include text documents, letters or diaries, maps, photographs, audio and/or video files that reflect the history of an individual library and its community, or are of general historical interest
- Auto Repair Reference Center – find vehicle repair information, including wiring diagrams
- Business Searching using Business Source Premier – full text for more than 2,100 business journals
- Consumer Reports via MasterFile Premiere – find the full text by using “Advanced Search,” then Consumer Reports in “Publication” field
- Consumer Health Complete – consumer-oriented information on health-related topics
- EBSCOhost Research Databases – the full list of provided EBSCO databases
- Explora General Research – topical resources for the general public
- Explora Primary Schools – topical resources for the younger grades
- Explora Secondary Schools – topical resources for the older grades
- History Reference Center – comprehensive full text history reference database
- Literary Reference Center – information on thousands of authors and their works
- Small Business Reference Center – information on topics related to starting a company, operations management, sales, and growing or rescuing a business
- Student Research – information for high school students
- TumbleBooks – find storybooks, read-alongs, puzzles & games, videos, and more for kids and parents!
- best seller lists, award winners, featured books, plus links to NPL’s catalog
- sign up to receive e-mail updates and reviews on what’s new in your favorite genres
- search the census, books, Revolutionary War records, Freedman’s Bank and other records
- use username and password: 363046 to access updates to American Chamber of Commerce Resources
- search holdings of 900 Kansas libraries
- academic and career-oriented resources, including practice tests, tutorials, and job-search and career-guidance information
- Job and Career Accelerator
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- improve your skills in business, technology or creative pursuits
- more than a thousand courses of project-based, in-person learning
- online language-learning system teaching conversation skills for a wide variety of languages, available to NPL cardholders
- log in with your Newton Public Library card to access the magazine that’s been an inspiration since 1888, as well as a topic database
- find reliable, comprehensive coverage of the fields of nursing and allied health
- through a contract with OverDrive, audio books, ebooks, music and videos are available, using your Newton Public Library card