Online Databases

The Library offers access to a virtual library of online resources including encyclopedias, journals, periodicals, newspapers, tests, and more to its on-line patrons.

* As of August 1, 2013, access to The Kansas City Star and St. Louis Post-Dispatch will no longer be funded by the Missouri State Library and will not be available through NewsBank.

 

To Access these Databases from Home, you will need to register by Clicking here.

Once you have registered and received your confirmation e-mail , you can go to the Online Databases Home Access Page.

 

Database Legend:

house icon Accessible from home with a valid library card.

You must have a valid Barton County Library card to use these databases. You may access these databases remotely by  logging in on the login screen. Use your library card # for the patron ID number and use the last 4 digits of your library card number for the PIN.

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PC Icon Accessible from the library computers only.

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Protecting your privacy is hard in our complicated, technology-driven
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Ebsco Databases  House Icon

These databases allows full text searching of over 1,700 journals and magazines. Specialty Interfaces are included for children and students.

First Search   PC Icon

This program allows you to search for books and other materials in libraries worldwide and gives you access to the more than six million items held in Missouri’s public libraries

Gale Databases House Icon

Research topics from the collection of magazines, journals, and other reference sources. You may also Power Search through all but 4 of the databases by clicking on the Power Search button. 

HeritageQuest® Online Databases House Icon

HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive database of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s.

LearnAtest House Icon

LearnAtest. Prepare for success with these unique test preparation study materials. Tests are available for academic, civil service, EMS, Firefighter, GED, Law Enforcement, Military, and Real Estate. Over 350 practice test and courses are available on-line. NOTE: When you register be sure to use your library card # as your login name and your pin number as your password.

World Cat   Book Icon

This program allows you to search for books and other materials in libraries worldwide and gives you access to the more than six million items held in Missouri’s public libraries.

 
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