The social media site for book lovers, Goodreads allows readers to write and read reviews, as well as connect to other readers.
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Govinfo is a service of the Government Publishing Office (GPO) and it provides free, public access to official publications from all three branches of the federal government.
A searchable database of thousands of grants and scholarship opportunities offered by private and government institutions located in the US and abroad.
Free resource for online education on various grant and grant writing topics for nonprofit organizations, including online courses, sample documents, a knowledge base with detailed answers to common questions (many topics available in Spanish) and more.
Large and comprehensive collection of sports biographies available through Salem History.
Scholarly, government and general interest sources covering the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments and what can be done at each level to minimize negative impacts.
A small concise document which discusses the importance of a business plan and its key components.
Free online courses from Harvard University.
This website from the National Library of Medicine contains consumer health information and patient education materials in over 40 languages, including Spanish, Bosnian, Chinese, and more. It has culturally and linguistically appropriate information about diseases, symptoms, treatment, and prevention and is especially helpful to individuals with limited English proficiency.
Integrates the full text of respected nursing, allied health and medical journals; consumer health magazines; newsletters topical overviews; and reference books.
Provides access to U.S. Census records from 1790 to 1940, full text of local and family history books, Revolutionary War Pension & Bounty-Land Warrant applications, and Freedman's Bank records.
Full coverage of the New York Times from its inception in September 18, 1851 as the New York Daily Times. Current up to three years behind the current year of publication. This database along with the New York Times available through ProQuest Newsstand provides coverage of the entire run of the New York Times newspaper up to the present!
Searchable full text and full image articles from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch from 1874-2003. (The 1923 to 2003 is currently being digitized. Years will be posted as they become available.)
Key events in United States history.
Features digitized southern plantation records from 1775-1915, documenting the far-reaching impacts of plantations on the nation. Plantation records include both business records and personal papers drawn from archives across the American South. Also has a timeline feature, highlighting key events in the 1800s with quick links to documents relating to those events.
HistoryGeo provides a searchable database of 12.3 million names connected to land ownership maps covering the 29 public land states and Texas. The database also features a historical map collection.
Provides assistance for improvement projects inside and outside the home.
Provides FDL access to the Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL), a database of over 50,00 non-classified presidential directives, policy and national strategy documents, as well as specialized resources related to Homeland Security.
Offers in-depth financial comparisons and analysis of over 85 million public and private companies .Available at all St Louis County Library branches. Temporarily not available from home.
This free database from the National Library of Medicine links over 16,000 consumer brands to Safety Data Sheets listing health effects. Safety Data Sheets are provided by manufacturers and allow consumers and scientists to research products based on chemical ingredients.