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Books & Authors 

Free E-Book Websites

Enjoy unlimited reading with these websites that provide free e-books.

Unclaimed Property

Is there a forgotten safe deposit box or an uncashed dividend check in your past? Find out if you have any unclaimed property waiting for you.  More...
Books & Authors 

Read Books in Your Web Browser with OverDrive READ

Enjoy a new way of reading eBooks. Just open up the web browser on your smartphone, tablet or computer and start reading.

How Do Your Favorite Genealogy Websites Rank?

A new very useful list of the most viewed genealogy websites is available online.  More...

Turn Off the Reality TV and Tune into Genealogy

 "Who Do You Think You Are" returns to NBC on Friday nights at 7 p.m.
Community Matters Government Missouri & Ozarks 

Voting Matters: E-Verify (Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification System)

 Learn more about this controversial ordinance that Springfield residents will vote on in February.

The Best Legal Websites

A listing of credible legal websites covering national to local issues and organizations.  More...

Legal Research

What you need to know to begin.  More...
Genealogy to Offer Free Access to 1940 U.S. Census

In April 2012, will begin streaming free images from the 1940 U.S. Census.  More...
Community Matters History & Biography Law 

The History of Labor Day

Labor Day signals the end of summer and offers a long weekend to spend with family and friends; but how many of us know the origins of this day, or even pause to consider what it signifies?  More...

DIY Divorce

These resources will aid you in representing yourself in Missouri family courts.  More...
Genealogy Health & Wellness 

Remember to Keep a Family Medical History

New research indicates the importance of continually updating your family medical history.  More...

Family Search Continues to Grow

If you haven't logged onto Family Search lately, you are missing out.  More...

Looking for Legal Forms?

These resources will help you get the forms you need.  More...

Are You a Taphophile?

Our relationship to cemeteries changes with time.

Changes Coming to Ancestry Library Edition

New search features and an improved user experience will soon be here.  More...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

First Jewish female member of the United States Supreme Court.  More...

Free Online Law Books

Nolo is providing free online access to several of their legal books.  More...

Looking for an Exciting Genealogy Game?

New Facebook app intended to put the fun in genealogy.  More...

Prime Time Genealogy Show to Return to NBC

NBC announces season 2 celebrities for "Who Do You Think You Are?"  More...

Where in the World is That Book? Part II

Locating genealogy books and articles continued.  More...

Where in the World is That Book?

Locating genealogy books and articles is not as difficult as it used to be.  More...

What Did They Mean By That?

Understanding word usage and the historic meaning of words in documents is an important research skill.

Genealogy the Non-Traditional Way

Sometimes a new approach is all that is needed to move forward in genealogical research.

Disney Offers Genealogy Show For Kids

Disney recently announced an upcoming televison series starring kids reporting on their family trees from the places their ancestors lived.  More...

Don't Have Time to Attend a Genealogy Conference?

Here are some free online genealogy courses that you can complete in your lunch hour.  More...

Are the Best Things in Life Free?

Family Tree Magazine just released their 2010 list of "101 Best Free Websites."  More...

Do Surnames Matter in Research?

The surnames you are researching may hold important clues to finding that ancestral village.

How Does your Genealogy Software Rank?

Genealogy software offers a staggering array of features, but how do we decide which software to purchase or even if we need to purchase?  More...

Attorney General's Website

There are many resources available from Missouri's Attorney General's website that could be helpful to you.  More...

Research in Tennessee History to Get a Big Boost

100,000 pages of historical Tennessee newspapers to be digitized in the next few years..  More...
Community Matters 

Plan Your Library Visit

Come and explore all that your library has to offer.  More...

3 Books For Your Consideration

As you are creating your summer reading list to take with you as you sun at the pool, you might want to dip your toe into U.S. or world politics.  More...

Is There a Genealogy Destination on your Travel Itinerary?

Genealogical tourism is one of the fastest growing markets in vacation travel according to University of Illinois professor Carla Santos.  More...

Will Your Obituary Appear in a Newspaper?

With the escalating price of funerals, some people are balking at the prices charged for newspaper obituaries.  More...
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