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Databases by Subject

Academic & Specialized  |  Art  |  Automotive  |  Books & Literature  |  Business & Investments  |  Careers  |  Consumer Information & Legal  |  
Education & School Resources  |  En Espanol  |  Genealogy  |  General Research  |  Grants  |  Health and Wellness  |  History & Government  | Newspapers                  


Academic and Specialized

Academic Search Premier ks-library-icon

Scholarly multi-disciplinary research database including full-text periodicals including peer-reviewed journals, as well as indexing and abstracts for thousands of journals.

Agricola ks-library-icon

Contains records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Library.  Research agricultural information dating back to 1970 such as agricultural trade and marketing, rural information, and animal welfare.

Applied Science and Technology Abstracts  ks-library-icon

Contains indexing and abstracts for nearly 800 core English-language, scientific and technical publications back to 1983.

Computer Source  ks-library-icon

Contains nearly 300 full-text journals and magazines covering the latest information and current trends in high technology including computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software.  This database offers full text for nearly 300 publications and indexing and abstracts for nearly 450 publications.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online Academic Edition  ks-library-icon

Library Literature & Information Science  ks-library-icon

This database provides cover-to-cover indexing of over 400 journals, including popular library and information science periodicals covering as far back as 1980.          research connections

LISTA (Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts)  ks-library-icon

Contains indexes to core journals, priority journals, and selective journals, as well as books, research reports, and proceedings extending back as far as the mid-1960s.  Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

Religion and Philosophy Collection  ks-library-icon

With more than 300 full text journals, this database is an essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies.       TOP


Art

Art Abstracts ks-library-icon

Comprehensive resource for abstracts of art information dating back to 1984.

Art Full Text  ks-library-icon

This database features full-text articles, indexing and abstracts from an international array of publications.  It is a comprehensive resource covering fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as photography, folk art, film, architecture and much more.     TOP


Automotive

All Data (In-Library Use Only)

ALLDATA is the leading provider of OEM service and repair information to the professional automotive service and collision industries.  It includes maintenance information, wiring diagrams, and technical service bulletins. (Firefox or IE required.)

Auto Repair Reference Center  ks-library-icon

This database contains do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles.  New repair procedures, technical service bulletins, and updates are added to the database on a regular basis.

Small Engine Repair

This database provides users with detailed repair guides for all manner of small engines, including ATVs, generators, boat motors, motorcycles, outdoor power equipment, and more.    TOP


Books & Literature

Book Collection: Nonfiction  ks-library-icon

This contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 4,500 popular nonfiction books. The database includes full-text entries on core subject areas, as well as information on careers, health, sports, adventure, technology, life skills, and more.  Lexile searching enabled.

Literary Reference Center  ks-library-icon

Provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.
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NoveList Plus

NoveList Plus is the premiere database for reading recommendations, reviews, annotations, and much more.  It also includes other content of interest to fiction readers, such as Author Read-alikes, What We're Reading, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Annotated Book Lists.  Lexile searching enabled.

RB Digital (Provided by Salina Public Library)

RB Digital is your destination for digital audiobooks from the Recorded Books company.  All titles from RB Digital are iPod-/iPhone-compatible and are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  You will need to download and install the RB Digital Media Manager in order to get started.

RB Digital (Provided by the Kansas State Library) ks-library-icon

RB Digital is your destination for digital audiobooks from the Recorded Books company.  All titles from RBdigital are iPod-/iPhone-compatible and are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  You will need to download and install the RBdigital Media Manager in order to get started.

Sunflower eLibrary

Sunflower eLibrary (Overdrive) has ebooks and digital audiobooks as well as music and digital videos for your enjoyment.  Now you can browse and search hundreds of great titles and download them to your computer, or transfer them to a portable device for your reading and listening pleasure anywhere, anytime.  Be sure to login with your library card to see all the titles available to you!

WorldCat FirstSearch

WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog.     TOP


Business and Investments

Business Source Premier  ks-library-icon

Business Source Premier is the industry's most popular business research database, featuring the full text for more than 2,200 journals. Full text is provided back to 1965, and searchable cited references back to 1998.

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Morningstar Investment Research Center serves all levels of investors with a range of dynamic tools and thoughtful perspectives to help them make more informed investment decisions.  *Limit of one user at a time.

Reference USA

Reference USA is the premier source of business and residential information for reference and research.  Search residential and business listings, find company and parent company names, look up annual earnings, search by type of business and size, and locate friends and relatives.

Regional Business News  ks-library-icon

This database covers more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Small Business Reference Center  ks-library-icon

This database offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.    TOP


Careers

Job & Career Accelerator  ks-library-icon

Job & Career Accelerator puts everything you need to land a job in one place.  Discover the career that's best for you by exploring over 1,000 different occupations, search local and national job and internship postings, create professional resumes and cover letters, and organize and track your job-search progress.

Professional Development Collection  ks-library-icon

Designed for professional educators, the Professional Development Collection is the most beneficial and most significant collection of full-text education journals in the world.

Vocational & Career Collection  ks-library-icon

This database offers vocational and technical libraries top-quality resources for servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions, and the general public.  Designed to meet a wide variety of vocational and technical research needs, this collection provides full-text coverage for trade and industry-related periodicals.    TOP


Consumer Information & Legal

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports is the largest, most trusted independent product testing organization in the world.  Access thousands of expert reviews and ratings.

GreenFILE  ks-library-icon

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.

Legal Collection  ks-library-icon

Containing full text for hundreds of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals, Legal Collection is an authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world.    TOP


Education & School Resources

Book Collection: Nonfiction  ks-library-icon

This contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 4,500 popular nonfiction books. The database includes full-text entries on core subject areas, as well as information on careers, health, sports, adventure, technology, life skills, and more.  Lexile searching enabled.

Britannica Online School Edition  ks-library-icon

Education Abstract  ks-library-icon

Providing indexing and abstracts for hundreds of periodicals, books and yearbooks, this database covers a broad range of subjects pertaining to education and is invaluable for education students, professionals and policy makers.

ERIC  ks-library-icon

research connectionsThe Education Resource Information Center (ERIC) provides access to educational literature and resources.

Kid Search  ks-library-icon

Kids Search is EBSCO's interface designed for students in grades K through 8. Kids Search provides elementary school students with an easy-to-use, graphically-appealing interface they can use to search their EBSCO databases.

Learning Express Library  ks-library-icon

Achieve your educational and career goals with LearningExpress Library.  Each of the Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life.  “Learning Centers” include: High School Equivalency Center, College Prep Center, Computer Skills Center, College Center, School Center, Job and Career Accelerator Center, Adult Learning Center, Career Center, and Recursos en español.

MAS Ultra School Edition  ks-library-icon

Designed specifically for high school libraries, MAS Ultra School Edition contains full text for hundreds of popular high school magazines covering a wide-range of subject areas including history, science, careers, and more.

Teacher Reference Center  ks-library-icon

This database provides indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals.    TOP


En Espanol

Britannica Escolar 

Encuentra respuestas a tu tarea con la Enciclopedia Britannica Edición Escolar en Español. Explora información interesante: biografías, bellas artes, ciencias naturales, ciencias sociales, tecnología, deportes, geografía, matemáticas, etc. Accesa mapas a través del Atlas del Mundo. Los artículos estan enfocados a nivel de educación primaria y secundaria.

Britannica Moderna 

La enciclopedia Britannica Moderna versión en Español esta dirigida a lectores adultos y permite explorar artículos destacados organizados de manera alfabética. Da acceso a mapas a través del Atlas del Mundo. Permite mantenerse actualizado con noticias y videos relevantes en Español a través de BBC Mundo. 

Fuente Academia  ks-library-icon

Más de 450 revistas científicas de América Latina, Portugal y España.  Todas las materias principales están cubiertas con especial énfasis en la agricultura, ciencias biológicas, economía, historia, derecho, literatura, filosofía, psicología, administración pública, religión y sociología.  La base de datos se actualiza semanalmente.

LearningExpress Library - Recursos en español  ks-library-icon

Alcanza tus metas de educación y de trabajo usando la base de datos "LearningExpress Library" en la sección “Recursos para Hispanoparlantes”. Cada módulo de aprendizaje ofrece exámenes de práctica  para el GED, ejercicios, información y cursos para desarrollar habilidades (escritura, lectura, matemáticas)  que te ayudarán alcanzar los resultados que quieres tanto en la escuela, el trabajo o en tu vida diaria (vea “Sea Ciudadano de Estadounidense”).

MedicLatina  ks-library-icon

Una colección única de la investigación médica y revistas de investigación de renombrados editores latinoamericanos y españoles. Esta base de datos en español contiene el texto completo de 130 revistas especializadas de medicina en español nativo.    TOP


Genealogy

American Ancestors (In-Library Use Only)

Search for New England ancestors using a multitude of searchable resources of the New England Historic Genealogical Society.  Highlights include vital, probate, cemetery, church, and other records for New England, New York, Canada, and beyond.

Ancestry.com - Library Edition (In-Library Use Only)

Ancestry Library Edition is the most comprehensive online source of information for conducting genealogical and local history research available.  It provides unprecedented access to family history via documents that record the lineage of individuals from North America, the U.K., Europe, Australia, and more.

Ancestry.com - KSHS Kansas Only

Provided by the Kansas State Historical Society.  Kansas residents can access Kansas-specific resources in Ancestry.com by verifying their residency with your Kansas driver’s license or state ID number.  Includes millions of Kansas records from the State Archives and Research Collections.

Genealogy Connect (In-Library Use Only)  ks-library-icon

Gale Genealogy Connect makes it easy for users to access genealogical content and discover the information most meaningful to their research.  Designed specifically to empower researchers, this advanced online tool also instructs users in proper research methods, helping them organize and define goals to build the best possible family tree.  Includes full text genealogy reference and research books.

Heritage Quest  ks-library-icon

Heritage Quest is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.  Includes census records, full text books, Revolutionary War pension records, and more. TOP


General Research

Academic Search Premier  ks-library-icon

Scholarly multi-disciplinary research database including full-text periodicals including peer-reviewed journals, as well as indexing and abstracts for thousands of journals.

Britannica Online Academic Edition  ks-library-icon

Britannica Online Public Library Edition  ks-library-icon

MAS Ultra School Edition  ks-library-icon

Designed specifically for high school libraries, MAS Ultra School Edition contains full text for hundreds of popular high school magazines covering a wide-range of subject areas including history, science, careers, and more.

research connectionsMasterFILE Premier  ks-library-icon

Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE Premier provides full text for magazines, reference books, and primary source documents. This database also provides an Image Collection containing photos, maps & flags.

TOPICsearch  ks-library-icon

Teachers, librarians and student researchers can use this database to explore current events, social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries, and other popular topics frequently discussed in the classroom.    TOP


Grants

Foundation Grants to Individuals Online (In-Library Use Only)

Search for grant funding opportunities for students,  artists,  researchers, and other individual grantseekers.  Find sources for scholarships, fellowships, grants, awards, and other financial support with the only online resource devoted exclusively to foundations that fund individuals!  For assistance with this database find a library staff member at the Information Desk.     TOP


Health and Wellness

Alternative Health Watch  ks-library-icon

Research database focusing on alternative and holistic approaches to health care providing full-text peer-reviewed articles, journals, reports, and international information.

Consumer Health Complete  ks-library-icon

The single-most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

Health Source: Consumer Edition  ks-library-icon

This rich collection of consumer health information provides access to nearly 80 full-text consumer health magazines, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Harvard Health Letter, Men's Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, and many others. Also included in this database is searchable full text for current health-related pamphlets and more than 100 full-text health reference books, including books published by the People's Medical Society.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition  ks-library-icon

This resource provides over 500 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong, including full text from leading professional nursing journals.

Medline  ks-library-icon

This authoritative database provides full text, cover-to-cover indexing for journals indexed in MEDLINE. These top journals cover a wide range of subjects within the biomedical and health fields containing information needed by doctors, nurses, health professionals and researchers engaged in clinical care, public health and health policy development.

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source  ks-library-icon

Leading nursing journals are provided alongside videos, dissertations, e-books, and study paths, making it easier to make connections between complex theoretical information and applying the acquired knowledge to practical settings.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection  ks-library-icon

This comprehensive resource is an essential tool for psychologists, counselors, researchers and students, providing extensive full-text coverage for a broad range of subjects in the fields of psychology, behavioral sciences and related disciplines.    TOP


History and Government

European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750  ks-library-icon

This database contains more than 32,000 records, and covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of native American peoples.

History Reference Center  ks-library-icon

Designed for academic research, this database features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias, and non-fiction books. This content comes from leading history publishers such as Branden Publishing, Compass Point Books, Houghton Mifflin, Lerner Publishing Group, Mason Crest Publishers, Morgan Reynolds Inc., Oliver Press, Oxford University Press, Rourke Publishing LLC, Salem Press, Stackpole Books, and Toucan Valley Publications.

Kansas History  ks-library-icon

This database provides a core of primary source documents for the study of Kansas history, packaged with an engaging user interface that provides students and researchers multiple ways of accessing the content.

Military & Government Collection  ks-library-icon

Designed to offer current news through a collection of periodicals, academic journals and other content pertinent to the increasing needs for all branches of the military and government. This collection provides full text for hundreds journals and periodicals as well as indexing and abstracts for hundreds of journals.    TOP

 


Newspapers

Newspaper Archive  ks-library-icon

Salina Journal in Full Text: 1951-2014 with some missing dates

Explore the world’s largest newspaper archive!  This database holds over 6,200+ newspaper titles from all 50 U.S. States and 19 countries dating back to the 1700s.  Search results are scans of actual papers, so researchers can see original news layout.

Newspaper Source Plus  ks-library-icon

Salina Journal in Full Text: 2002-present


research connectionsWith more than 55 million full-text articles from more than 1,400 newspapers, this database provides a comprehensive collection of the world's major newspaper content. Videos and podcasts are coming soon.

Newspapers.com

Provided by the Kansas State Historical Society.  Kansas residents can access Newspapers.com by verifying their residency with your Kansas driver’s license or state ID number.  Collection of newspapers from the 1700s-2000s with over 3,300 newspapers from the United States.

Salina Journal (Current eEdition)

Available on an Information Services computer - Staff will input the login/password for you

View the Salina Journal newspaper on a library computer.  View recent editions or search through Salina Journal Archives archives from mid-2012 to present.

Salina Journal - NewsBank

Salina Journal in Full Text: 1998-present  

Complete full-text content of local and regional news, including community events, schools, politics, government policies, cultural activities, local companies, state industries, and people in the community.

Wichita Eagle (In-Library Use Only)

Available on an Information Services computer - Staff will input the login/password for you

View the Wichita Eagle newspaper on a library computer.  View recent editions or search through Wichita Eagle archives from 2008 to present.     TOP


 

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