Electronic Resources available through MOREnet
The Henry County Library connects to the Internet through the services of MOREnet, the Missouri Research & Education Network. MOREnet, assisted by funding from the Missouri General Assembly, provides patrons of the Henry County Library full-text access to thousands of magazines and academic journals through EBSCOhost, an online search and retrieval system for periodicals and other information and through the Gale Discovering Collection.
Finally, Annenberg Media provides access to professional development materials for educators and The NetSmartz Workshop® is an interactive, educational safety resource from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® and Boys & Girls Clubs of America for children (ages 5-17), parents, guardians, educators and law enforcement that uses age-appropriate, 3-D activities to teach children how to stay safer on the Internet.
General Interest and Academic:
Newspaper Source™ through EBSCO contains the full text of nearly 30 national and international newspapers, including USA Today and The Times, and the selected full text for more than 200 regional newspapers. Newspaper Source also includes newswires, as well as TV and radio news transcripts.
EBSCOhost's Business Source® Premier provides access to a wide variety of business information. Business Source Premier offers full text of over 8,000 periodicals, and includes searchable cited references for more than 1,160 journals. Business Source Premier also includes country economic reports, industry reports and market research reports.
Regional Business News™ features daily updates, comprehensive full text for regional business publications and full text for more than 50 sources.
Gale Discovering CollectionThe Gale Discovering Collection provides thousands of overview essays, critical analyses, biographies, primary sources, creative works and multimedia elements make it easy for students to research papers and class assignments in five core subject areas: history, literature, biography, science and social studies.
Learning Express LibraryLearning Express Library is designed to help people succeed on the tests they must pass to gain citizenship, improve their testing skills or to further their education or career. Over 300 online academic and licensing practice tests including SAT, ACT, GRE, LSAT, Advanced Placement, civil service, military, real estate, law enforcement, citizenship, TOEFL, ESL and basic skills for elementary, middle and high school skills improvement and much more. Test preparation materials span ages from elementary through adult. This testing resource also provides instant scoring and customized feedback.
Annenberg Media provides access to professional development materials for educators. The resources are free, and include video-on-demand, live streaming video events, and other materials available for purchase. The site also provides access to the Annenberg Channel, a free satellite channel for schools, libraries, colleges, universities, and other public access channels.
The NetSmartz Workshop® is an online interactive, educational safety resource that teaches kids and teens how to stay safer on the Internet. NetSmartz creates high-impact educational activities that are well received by even the most tech-savvy kids. Parents, guardians, educators and law enforcement have access to additional resources for learning and teaching about the dangers children may face online. NetSmartz is available to Library patrons and the general public.