Category: Research Links

Britannica Encyclopedia, free for a year

You may have noticed we no longer have World Book Online available through the State Databases, this is due to budget cuts that I am sure we all are feeling. Britannica Online Encyclopeida has offered to the state of Kansas their database free for our use through August 2012. You will find it on the …

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Worried about Indoor Air Pollution? Closing for Junior High Scholars’ Bowl

Hello all, here is a great website about indoor air polution, dust mites, radon, carbon monoxide and VCOs. During the winter when we close our windows and turn up the heat problems can occur. I will be adding this very helpful blog to my Databases on the right column. It is provided by our own Kansas …

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Tax time…

It is that time again to begin gathering info for your taxes. I have added the Kansas and IRS web sites on the right side of our page under Helpful Links. This year both entities are no longer sending out paper forms, all forms are found on their web sites. You may print out these …

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Databases…

Today let’s look at another one of our FREE databases. Today we will look at Chilton’s Auto Repair. This is provided free for the people in the state of Kansas sponsored by the Kansas State Library, KAN-ED, Kansas Regents Libraries, the Johnson County Library, the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, and Olathe Public Library. (You …

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Local Heath Information

Are you in need of some local health information? Go Local Kansas (https://www.golocalkansas.org/) was launched on January 29th, 2009. Go Local Kansas allows consumers to find contact information for health care providers such as hospitals, county health departments, support groups, nursing homes, and community clinics. Users can search by location, type of facility, or a …

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US Food and Drug Administration Recalls…

I received an e-mail about the US Food and Drug Administration recalls. I thought perhaps some of you would like to have this web site available. I will place it in Helpful Links catagory on the right site of our web page. Here it is in this blog: https://www.fda.gov/opacom/7alerts.html