De Soto Public Library

General Research

Resources to research various topics.

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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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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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This interface is designed specifically for general research in a public library. This interface is graphically rich and provides access to a wide range of materials. Includes topic overviews that provide a starting point for research and 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press.

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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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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.

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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.

Location and Hours

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De Soto Public Library
712 S. Main Street, De Soto, MO 63020
636-586-3858
636-586-1707 (fax)

Monday - Thursday:
9 am  - 6 pm 

Friday:
9 am - 5 pm

Saturday:
9 am - 2 pm

Closed Sunday

Holiday Hours


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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.

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