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Salem Public Library

General Research

Resources to research various topics.

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Core resource for scholarly information. The database contains more than 2,100 journals and over 1,700 peer-reviewed, full-text journals.

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This interface is designed specifically for general research in a public library. This interface is graphically rich and provides access to a wide range of materials. Includes topic overviews that provide a starting point for research and 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press.

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The Rosen 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.

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This database contains full-text magazine articles, reference books, documents, and more about various topics including business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues, and more.

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Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full-text for over 400 regional (U.S.), national (U.S.), and international newspapers, and full-text transcripts from television & radio news shows.

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The Missouri Census Data Center (MCDC) is a cooperative program among state agencies in Missouri and the U.S. Bureau of the Census. Its purpose is to enhance awareness of and access to public data, especially Census Bureau products. The MCDC data archive includes many national collections as well as Missouri-specific data. 

Locations & Hours

Salem Public Library
403 N. Jackson Street, Salem, MO 65560

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Phone: 573-729-4331
Fax: 573-729-2123

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday:  10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday CLOSED

2023 Holiday Closings

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