Scholarly multi-disciplinary research database.
Bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Library, encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines.
Comprehensive resource for art information, including an index of almost 200,000 art reproductions.
Bloom’s Literature offers a wealth of relevant content on the authors and works most studied in the high school curriculum, multicultural classics, contemporary literature, and more. Content includes literary criticism, author information, and writing help.
Trusted online encyclopedia with three age-appropriate levels.
Trusted encyclopedia with information written for college-level learners, researchers, and faculty.
Trusted online encyclopedia with information written for elementary, middle, and high school students.
Provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in high technology, and also includes content from leading technology-related consumer magazines. Available from any computer with a Kansas IP address, or with your Kansas Library eCard.
A resource that allows you to read, search, and compare constitutions from around the world.
Busca biografías e información sobre lugares y cosas. Encuentra respuestas rápidas y ayuda con la tarea.
Britannica Moderna es el portal confiable y actualizado que le brinda una gran variedad de contenidos para desarrollar sus trabajos académicos. Aquí encontrará miles de artículos, imágenes, mapas y otros materiales de consulta para sus investigaciones. Todo en un sitio web ¡fácil de usar!
A one-stop resource for researching everything from health issues to the latest solar power technology.
A research website for designed for kids, available through the State Library of Kansas.
Fuente Académica es una colección de revistas académicas de América Latina, Portugal y España. Todas las áreas temáticas principales están cubiertas con énfasis particular en agricultura, ciencias biológicas, economía, historia, derecho, literatura, filosofía, psicología, administración pública, religión y sociología.
GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Multidisciplinary by nature, GreenFILE draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
A collection of millions of titles, many freely available in full-text, digitized from libraries around the world.
A comprehensive history reference database containing biographies of historical figures and historical documents, photos, maps, and video. Available from any computer with a Kansas IP address, or with your Kansas Library eCard.
A non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.
Free research from social sector organizations around the world on a variety of subjects.
To help students, researchers, and readers understand the critical issues we face today, Issues & Controversies explores and analyzes hundreds of hot topics in politics, business, government, crime, law, energy, education, health, family, science, foreign policy, race, rights, society, and culture. Updated weekly, with a wire-service newsfeed providing the latest headline stories, Issues & Controversies offers in-depth articles designed to inspire thought-provoking debates and research papers.
Search materials held at libraries across Kansas. If you are interested in borrowing an item found in this catalog, please contact Lawrence Public Library for Interlibrary loan.
This is a grouping of all of the online databases offered to Kansas residents through the Kansas State Library. A Kansas State Library eCard is required to access these databases.
You don't have to be a KU student or staff member to use the KU Libraries! Use this guide to find out about the resources that are available to Kansas residents, as well as information about how to get to campus and find the library you need.
A collection of scholarly peer-reviewed publications including law journals, documents, and case studies.
Browse and search full-text literary works alongside journal articles, author biographies, and reviews.
Delivers articles, reference books, and an extensive image collection for every subject area. Also includes access to Consumer Reports articles.
Information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and more. Created by the National Library of Medicine. Available in the library and remotely from any computer with a Kansas IP address.
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. Available from any computer with a Kansas IP address, or with your Kansas Library eCard.
Contains an A-Z index of NIH health resources, clinical trials, current medical news, and more. Información en español. Also, an easy guide to using NIH for research can be found here.
A directory of repositories of freely accessible academic research.
A free full-text archive of peer-reviewed biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the US National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).
Read It! was created for English language learners and those who are building their reading skills. It is a place to find reading material about many subjects. Articles are short, and written to support your reading skills as you learn about topics in English that you need for school and everyday life.
A comprehensive database covering such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.
This cross-media platform allows users to search and browse over 10,000 items, video, book and reference titles within the Social Sciences, including CQ Press resources focusing on American government, politics and current affairs. Available from any computer with a Kansas IP address, or with your Kansas Library eCard.
Easy access to statistical data series created from more than 400,000 government and non-government datasets, covering popular topics of research interest for U.S. states, counties, cities, metropolitan areas, and ZIP codes. Available from a computer with a Kansas IP address, or with your Kansas Library eCard.
U.S. Political Stats is a powerful data download and visualization tool covering all three branches of the United States government. Bringing together valued content from sources like CQ Roll Call and CQ Press, users will discover a wealth of information on election returns, congressional floor votes, Supreme Court decisions, plus presidential performance and economic indicators, as well as diverse demographics. By harmonizing carefully vetted data into the same format—allowing quick downloads, comparisons, and visualizations—U.S. Political Stats provides power and context for researchers at all levels.
World News Digest promotes understanding of a topic by combining the latest news with key context and background. Original articles from 1940 to today include overviews of historic events, country profiles, historical documents, biographies, research features, special reports, editorials, and editorial cartoons. World News Digest also provides easy access to extensive historical video footage from the 1940s through the 2010s.
Search for books, movies, genealogy resources, and other materials in libraries worldwide. If you are interested in borrowing an item that Lawrence Public Library does not have and need assistance placing an interlibrary loan request, please contact us.