Online Resources

Here are some useful links:



You must come into the library to set up your account for the Ebsco and Explora resources, but after you have established an account, you can use them from home.

Ebscohost–encyclopedias, magazines, and more

Explora – Elementary

Explora – Middle School

Explora – High School

Explora – For Educators

Read it!

Science Reference Center

Consumer Health

eBook Public Library Collection


Use these resources from home.

World Book Encyclopedia

Project Gutenberg– e-books

LearningExpress Library–practice tests and more

Heritage Quest–census records and more

WorldCat–the world’s card catalog

Driving tests practice

Rosen Digital Teen Health

Rosen Digital – Digital Literacy

Rosen Digital – Financial Literacy

Digital Equity of Missouri Online Training and Info

Resume and Cover Letter Builder

Computer Skills Center

Digitized Newspapers


El Dorado Springs Sun


Cedar County Republican


Stockton Journal


State Historical Society of Missouri


*** Directions for using the website for free!

  1.  Click on this link

a.)  This is a MUST EVERY SINGLE TIME.  The SHSMO Missouri Digital Newspaper Page can be bookmarked.

b.)  Do NOT bookmark any title within  Your content will not be free if you do this.

2.  Counties are in Alphabetical order in the far right column.  Titles within a county are also in alphabetical order.

3.  Click on a title and it will take you to the title in

a.)  The SHSMO logo appears on the top of the page and on th eleft hand side.  This ensures the content is freely available.

b.)  Search box is directly under the newspaper title.

c.)  Directly under the SHSMO Logo is a browse by Date.

4.  There is a help button on the bottom of the title/search page.


WARNING:  IF at any time the SHSMO Logo is NOT at the top of the page, go back to the original link on number 1.


Saving your image.


On the top of the image page–upper right hand corner is the following.

  1.  Find–will search just the page and highlight the text.
  2.   Clip–will ask you to set up an account to save your clippings using email, Facebook, or your ancestry account if you have one.  Once you have registered, you can then go back and clip your article and add details.
  3. Print/Save–  Entire page or select a portion.  Print the Page or selected Portion.  Save as a JPG or PDF to your device.