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Health & Wellness

Researching Your Health

Curious about the doctor's recent diagnosis? Unsure if you should be worried about newly developed pain or symptoms? We all have health questions from time to time, but discerning the good information from the not-so-good can be a daunting task. This research guide will help you learn how to get the answers you need.

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Education

HiSET

Learn more about Missouri's high school equivalency exam.

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Art

Researching Your Art

Whether you're researching a family heirloom or a yard sale find, your investigating can be rewarding. More
Books & Authors

Classic LGBT Literature

The definition of a "classic" novel can be difficult to pin down. Is it based on the number of sales, quality of the reviews, or its staying power? One way to define a classic is as a work that impacts future works, that feeds the creative conversation. This list contains classic LGBT literature from the 20th century that did just that, influencing the novels that followed. 

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Books & Authors

Road Trip!

Are travel plans interfering with your reading schedule? They don't have to! With audiobooks you can take your stories on the road.  More
Books & Authors

On the Trail

Spring is around the corner, are you ready to hit the trail? Take a hike with these great reads that all feature real life adventures on some of America's best known long-distance trails.  More
Books & Authors

Seeing Green

Everyone knows you shouldn't judge a book by its cover, but this time of year it's hard to pass on anything green!  More