Via the State Library of Kansas, we provide access to thousands of articles from a wide variety of magazines and newspapers. These resources are available via our public computers or remotely from any computer with a Kansas IP address. We are happy to help you use these resources. Just stop by the Reference Desk or contact them by phone at 785-843-1178, by email, or start a chat session.
- Academic Search Premier – Scholarly multi-disciplinary research database.
- Encyclopedia Britannica Online (select a version) -
- Kansas Library Catalog – Search materials held at libraries across Kansas. If you are interested in borrowing an item found in this catalog, please contact your local school or public library for Interlibrary Loan.
- Lawrence Journal-World Archives (via LJWorld.com) – Full-text articles from the LJW, 1989 to current. Few photographs or graphics. Use the search bar or calendar to find specific dates and articles.
- Lawrence Journal-World Archives (via Google) – Scanned images of Lawrence Journal-World printed newspapers, 1911 to 2008. Some issues not available.
- Literary Reference Center – Browse and search full-text of literary works alongside journal articles, author biographies, and reviews.
- MasterFile Premier – Delivers articles, reference books, and an extensive image collection for every subject area, including access to Consumer Reports.
- Student Research Center – Browse or search topics from current events to art to math. Includes biographies and images. See the Student Research Central (Middle – High School) or Research for Kids (Elementary) for more resources organized for youth.
- Newspaper Source Plus – Access full articles from over 850 newspapers. This database now includes transcripts of television and radio news.
- Talking Books Catalog – Books, magazines and other materials available to qualified patrons through the Talking Books Program.
- Worldcat (FirstSearch) – OCLC catalog of books & other materials in libraries worldwide.