Findmypast offers searchable databases for censuses of the British Isles; civil, military, and church records; newspapers, and more. Coverage includes records for the U.S., Great Britain, Ireland, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. The site provides access to the Periodical Source Index (PERSI) covering thousands of genealogical and historical publications. Findmypast can be used at any St. Louis County Library location.
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Fire Insurance Maps Online (FIMo) offers high definition, color fire insurance maps, real estate atlases, plat books, and other historical maps for Missouri and Illinois. Maps show building structures, building construction details, property ownership, property uses, and other useful information.
Provides in-depth industry information on over 1000 industries.
Provides access to MOGroupCatalog and WorldCat.
Provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.
Provides access to corporation/business entity forms. The listing is broken into categories.
Access to detailed information on grantmakers, grants, and grant recipients, as well as access to grantmaker web sites and searchable 990s.
Find foundations that provide financial support for individual grant seekers.
Links to over 500 free sample business plans.
Math games for many different math concepts.
Access all the Gale databases the Library currently subscribes to, such as, the InfoTrac OneFile and Literature Resource Center.
Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online. As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.
The Gale Directory Library (GDL) is a digital platform that lets users access directories – that is, extensive listings of companies, organizations, publications, people, products, and more. With GDL, users can cross-search multiple directory products or search a single title.
Provides access to thousands of State and Federal legal forms covering legal area like landlord-tenant relations, divorce agreements, business relationships and end-of-life issues. These forms are provided for informational purposes and are not intended to take the place of an attorney’s legal advice.
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7.
Provides live access to Federal land conveyance records for the Public Land States, including image access to more than five million Federal land title records issued between 1820 and the present. Public Land States include the 30 states where land was surveyed with the rectangular survey system and land descriptions utilize the terms section, township, and range.
Comprehensive general interest resource providing periodical and news information. Also includes Fodor travel guides, NPR programs, and more than 20 reference sets on a wide range of topics.
The online GNIS Database provides information about geographic place names in the United States as is commonly found in a printed gazetteer.
Information about culture, communications, travel, and business, as well as maps, for 175 countries and territories.
The social media site for book lovers, Goodreads allows readers to write and read reviews, as well as connect to other readers.