Online Resources Available from the Missouri State Library
Book Connections and TeachingBooks are available statewide including all Missouri public libraries, K-12 schools and colleges and universities.
Book Connections is for public libraries. TeachingBooks is for schools and academic institutions.
These resources use geo-location; therefore, login or authentication is not required for patron access.
These databases contain resources to engage readers from over 260,000 books including Meet-the-Author movies, audio name pronunciations, audio book readings, discussion guides, vocabulary lists, and more. These are perfect tools to use with book clubs, class units, reading groups, and reader’s advisory.
Book Connections logos, buttons, and information about providing access from the library website is available at Embedding Book Connections on Your Site on the Help & Support page.
VetNow is available to state aid certified public libraries. It is a service that offers tailored support to veterans and their families. The service includes live support with a veteran navigator; online expert assistance navigating the VA and benefits veterans are eligible for from local, state, and federal programs; help with transitioning to civilian employment and translating military skills for civilian jobs; and college preparation and support through a full suite of academic tools.
The subscriptions are supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.
Online Resources Available from MOREnet
Information about and web buttons for EBSCO databases, HeritageQuest, LearningExpress Library, and the three Rosen databases (Digital Literacy, Financial Literacy, and Teen & Health Wellness) are listed on search.more.net in the Available Databases section.
Select Alphabetical Database List, click on the database title, then click on Read more.
Contact MOREnet’s support desk at email@example.com for library-specific database URLs.
Additional Resources Available
Book Connections contains resources to generate enthusiasm for books and reading. Find Meet-the-Author movies, audio name pronunciations, audiobook readings, discussion guides, vocabulary lists, and more — all great ways to engage with books together!
Consumer Health Complete
Consumer Health Complete is a resource to support the information needs of patients covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to holistic and integrated medicine.
Digital Literacy empowers learners with digital citizenship skills to navigate today’s virtual landscape. Database articles explore cyberbullying, digital research skills, citizen journalism, and more.
MasterFILE Premier is a database of full-text magazine articles, reference books, and documents about various topics including business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues, and more. Click on Choose Databases above the search box to search other EBSCO databases on subjects including art, environment, and science.
EBSCO eBooks is a collection of fiction and non-fiction titles for both adults and young adults covering a wide range of subjects including self-help, health & fitness, recreation & leisure, and finance.
The Financial Literacy database makes economics and personal finance easy to understand and highly engaging. Articles explore macro-, micro-, and global economics as well as personal and household finance.
HeritageQuest is a comprehensive database of American genealogical and historical sources, dating back to the 1700s, including primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.
Read It! Provides resources for middle & high school students and adults who have a basic foundation in English grammar and reading to build background knowledge, conduct research, and improve study skills for a variety of subjects.
Teen Health & Wellness
Teen Health & Wellness provides middle and high school students with up-to-date, nonjudgmental, self-help support. Topics covered include diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide, bullying and LGBTQ+ information.
VetNow is a service that offers tailored support to veterans and their families. The service includes live support with a veteran navigator; online expert assistance navigating the VA and benefits veterans are eligible for from local, state, and federal programs; help with transitioning to civilian employment and translating military skills for civilian jobs; and college preparation and support through a full suite of academic tools.