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Genealogy on the Web
a powerful online reference system accessible via the Internet. It
offers a variety of proprietary full text databases and popular
databases from leading information providers. EBSCOhost offers
customizable basic and advanced searching supported by Boolean logic,
natural language, enhanced subject indexing and journal searching. With
links from the full record display to related articles by subject,
magazine issue or author, users can further explore their topic. In
addition, EBSCOhost allows
patrons to print, email or download multiple articles.
|"The Education Resources
Information Center (ERIC), sponsored by the Institute of Education
Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education, produces the world's
premier database of journal and non-journal education literature. ERIC
provides a public Web site for searching nearly 1.2 million citations
going back to 1966 and, with contributor permission, accessing more than
110,000 full-text materials at no charge. ERIC is moving forward with
its modernization program, incorporating new technologies to facilitate
the addition of materials and help users identify, evaluate, and obtain
education-related research and other materials."
|Do-it-yourselfers of all
levels will love the step-by-step procedures, photos, illustrations,
vacuum and wiring diagrams and more. All is updated on a regular basis,
ensuring that users always have the most current information. Domestic
and import vehicle information through current model year - updates
|Educator's Reference Desk|
|"The Educator's Reference
Desk builds on over a quarter century of experience providing
high-quality resources and services to the education community. From the
Information Institute of Syracuse, the people who created Ask ERIC, the
Gateway to Educational Materials, and the Virtual Reference Desk, the
Educator's Reference Desk brings you the resources you have come to
depend on. 2,000+ lesson plans, 3,000+ links to online education
information, and 200+ question archive responses."
|Finding Missouri: Our history and heritage|
|"This video series, for
students and teachers in Missouri's elementary and secondary schools,
was funded by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary
Education (DESE) and the Historical Preservation Section of the Missouri
Department of Natural Resources. Each of the 18 digitized videos focuses
on a single topic and lasts approximately 10-15 minutes."
|See what the New Gale
Databases have to offer.
|Find ancestors and
relatives in the complete set of US Federal Census Records from
1790-1930. Find information on people and places described in over
25,000 family and local histories. Contains genealogy & local history
book collection and getting started guides.
|Learning Express Library|
provides a completely interactive online learning platform of practice
tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons, students, and
adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must
pass. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an
individualized analysis of your results.
Annenberg Media provides access to professional development materials for educators. The resources are free, and include video-on-demand, live streaming video events, and other materials available for purchase. The site also provides access to the Annenberg Channel, a free satellite channel for schools, libraries, colleges, universities, and other public access channels.
|"The NetSmartz Workshop®
is an interactive, educational safety resource from the National Center
for Missing & Exploited Children® and Boys & Girls Clubs of America for
children (ages 5-17), parents, guardians, educators and law enforcement
that uses age-appropriate, 3-D activities to teach children how to stay
safer on the Internet. The NetSmartz Workshop can be accessed at http://www.NetSmartz.org.
Missouri-specific materials are available from http://www.netsmartz.org/education/mo/. MOREnet offers training on how to implement NetSmartz Workshop materials into a school or library."
|"NewsBank provides the
full text of news features, special interest stories, editorials, daily
columns, letters to the editor, sports reports, death notices,
obituaries and more from Missouri publications Kansas City Star and St.
|OCLC First Search|
|Is a multi-purpose
resource, which allows you to look for citation information for a
variety of materials including Internet sites, government documents,
journal articles, and other resources such as books & videos. This also
allows patrons to submit Interlibrary loan requests online to Boonslick
|Search.more.net is a web
page that brings together the MOREnet online resources of Gale
Databases, Learning Express Library, Discovering Collection and NewsBank
to make searching easier for all MOREnet Members. Search.more.net
provides access to the online resources through a quick search, by
subject and by database all located on one page. Search.more.net also
contains a Homework Help section that brings all the relevant resources
for K-12 students together in one spot.
|"Access to a wide variety
of digitized collections from Missouri libraries, archives, historical
societies and museums."