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BULLET Electronic Databases Available via the Internet


St. Louis Public Library (SLPL) provides cardholders Internet access to information in many subject areas. Choose from the databases described below and begin searching.

LearningExpress Library KZGENNEW.GIF (116 bytes)
The LearningExpress Library provides interactive online practice tests and tutorials to help students and adult learners succeed with academic or licensing tests.
Multicultural Reference Center KZGENNEW.GIF (116 bytes)
Multicultural Reference Center presents information about North American Indians, Asian Americans, African Americans, Latinos, and peoples of Africa, Europe and the Americas. Search for information by title, subject, or person.

Other databases now available:

AccessScience
AccessScience, an online encyclopedia of science and technology, contains encyclopedia articles, dictionary terms, biographies, research updates, and science news.

 

Facts on File
Facts on File answers questions about events, issues, statistics and people of the last 20 years.

 

Business/Residential Directory
ReferenceUSA supplies telephone numbers for 120 million households along with company data for 11 million businesses.

 

HeritageQuest
Find ancestors and relatives in the complete set of
US Federal Census Records from 1790-1930.

 

CollegeSourceŽ Online
Features college catalogs from over 22,854 two-year, four-year, graduate, professional and international schools.

 

Newspapers
Newsfile provides access to over 500 regional and national newspapers, wire services, and broadcasts from 1991 to present.

 

Congressional Quarterly
Congressional Quarterly covers topics in American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs.

 

Novelist
Novelist helps fiction readers of all ages find the perfect book to read.

 

Cardholders can search ALL databases listed below in any combination.
(Databases below are funded by the Missouri State Library and provided by MOREnet as part of the REAL Project)

Magazine Articles
Use MasterFILE Elite (EBSCOhost)
to get full articles from over 1,210 magazine titles covering nearly all subjects including general reference, business, health, multi-cultural issues, current events, and much more.
Health Information
Use EBSCOhost's USPI Volume II, Advice for the Patient, to get timely patient-oriented drug data, descriptions of symptoms and information on treatments.
History Reference Center
History Reference Center offers full-text articles from over 650 history reference books and encyclopedias, 59 history magazines, and 58,000 historical documents. Also included are 43,000 biographies and 12,000 photos and maps.


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