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A-Z Databases List

A List of Databases Sorted Alphabetically

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Core resource for scholarly information. The database contains more than 2,100 journals and over 1,700 peer-reviewed, full-text journals.

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Discover your family history and start your family tree. Billions of genealogy records, including census, SSDI and military service data are available to you yo discover and explore. 

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A website that generates enthusiasm for books and reading in our community. Find book trailers, movies with authors, audio performances, discussion questions, and more — all great ways to engage with books together!

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Resources to learn the basics of computers, from searching the Internet to using popular programs for word processing, creating spreadsheets and databases, implementing design, and more.

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A resource to support the information needs of patients covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to holistic and integrated medicine.

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Creativebug is the number one inspirational resource for DIY, crafters and makers. Nurture your creative soul by learning new skills with thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.

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Digital Literacy empowers learners with digital citizenship skills to navigate today’s virtual landscape.  Database articles explore cyberbullying, digital research skills, citizen journalism, and more.

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Over 10,500 fiction and non-fiction eBooks for adults and youth on a wide range of subjects. The collection also features a selection of Teacher Resources to support educators and administrators.

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Contains more than 1.6 million records and links to hundreds of thousands of full-text documents. It includes records for a variety of source types, including journal articles, books, conference papers, curriculum guides, policy papers and more.

Explora Educator's Edition Button

This collection provides focus on education by provide full text for over 500 high-quality education journals. And it provides access to lesson plans, students tools, curriculum standards and links to sites valuable for teachers.

Explora Elementary Button

This interface is designed specifically for elementary school students according to their needs and search abilities and includes reading level indicators to simplify discovery of grade-appropriate content.

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This interface is designed specifically for middle school students according to their needs and search abilities. This interface is graphically rich and provides access to age-appropriate materials.

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This interface is designed specifically for high school students according to their needs and search abilities. This interface has a simple search that quickly delivers relevant results including articles, essays, and primary source documents to help successful research.

Explora General Research Button 

This interface is designed specifically for general research in a public library. Includes topic overviews that provide a starting point for research and 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press.

Financial Literacy Button

The Rosen Financial Literacy database makes economics and personal finance easy to understand and highly engaging. Articles explore macro-, micro-, and global economics as well as personal and household finance. 

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An online encyclopedia with articles and images about a variety of subjects. The listen feature enables you to have the computer read the encyclopedia entries out loud.

HelpNow Button

A unique tutoring, homework help, and studying suite designed to assist patrons of all ages succeed. Find help for each step in writing a paper, preparing for standardized tests, and video lessons in English and Spanish.

HeritageQuest Button

A comprehensive database of American genealogical and historical sources, dating back to the 1700s, including primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.

JobNow Button

Online help for all stages of job hunting. Take self-assessments, use all-in-one resume assistance, have interview practice and preparation, and learn foundational and career-enhancing skills

LearningExpress Library Button

Online academic and licensing practice tests including civil service, military, real estate, law enforcement, citizenship, TOEFL, and ESL. Also includes elementary, middle and high school basic skills improvement tests.

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This database contains full-text magazine articles, reference books, documents, and more about various topics including business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues, and more.

MEDLINE Button

Articles about medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.

Missouri Libraries 2 Go Button

Fiction and non-fiction eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, and videos for adults, youth, and children. Download the Libby app from the Apple or Google Play stores to read, listen, or watch on your smartphone or tablet.

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Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full-text for over 400 regional (U.S.), national (U.S.), and international newspapers, and full-text transcripts from television & radio news shows. 

Professional Development Collection Button

Full-text articles from over 520 education journals about topics for home and school educators, librarians, and education researchers.

Read It Button

Resources for middle & high school students and adults who have a basic foundation in English grammar and reading to build background knowledge, conduct research, and improve study skills for a variety of subjects.

 Resume and Cover Letter Builders Button

A step-by-step resource to create resumes and cover letters with expert advice. Resumes cover a wide range of occupations and preparation levels with easy-to-follow instructions, helpful samples, and templates.

Science Reference Center Button

Full-text chapters and articles from science encyclopedias, reference books, and magazines about biology, chemistry, earth and space, environment, life science, physics, and more.

Teen Health and Wellness Button

This resource provides middle and high school students with up-to-date, nonjudgmental, self-help support. Topics covered include diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide, bullying and LGBTQ+ information.

VetNow Button

VetNow offers live online assistance for veterans and their families. Connect with a live navigator to get help determining your VA benefits, translating your resume for civilian jobs, building academic skills, and so much more!






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De Soto Public Library
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