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Patternalia: An Unconventional History of Polka Dots, Stripes, Plaid, Camouflage, and Other Graphic Patterns by Jude Stewart

What are you wearing? Plaid (tartan)? Paisley? How about stripes or polka dots? Perhaps a fleur-de-lis pin graces your lapel? Regardless, these motifs and patterns and more have fascinating associations and histories as told by Jude Stewart in his book Patternalia: An Unconventional History of Polka Dots, Stripes, Plaid, Camouflage, and Other Graphic Patterns. In […]

There, There by Tommy Orange

In “THERE, THERE,” by TOMMY ORANGE, 12 strangers make plans to attend the Big Oakland Powwow in Oakland, California. Opal Viola Victoria Bear Shield, who has raised her sister’s three grandchildren, hopes to catch a glimpse of her oldest nephew in full regalia dancing for the first time. Her sister, Jacquie Red Feather, is newly […]

Automotive & Home Repair

For repair information on cars and trucks use the Auto Repair Reference Center. If you are buying or selling a vehicle or just want to know what it is worth try the web sites for the Kelley Blue Book or the NADA price guides. Auto Repair Reference Center This resource is no longer available. Please […]

Biography

Biographies of both past and contemporary figures in history, science, entertainment, politics, and more are found in these databases. Ebsco Discovery Service Access multiple resources with one search (results include materials in the library collection, magazine/journal articles, and information from electronic resources). Gale in Context: Biography Learn about the challenges, motivations, successes, and failures of […]

Business

Information on researching businesses; business, legal and government forms; addresses & phone numbers of businesses in both the United States and Canada; and government resources for starting and running your own business. AtoZdatabases Business database with over 30 million U.S. businesses and executive profiles. Includes residential listings with lifestyle information, healthcare professionals, and job listings […]

Directories / Telephone

Directory information for the United States and Canadian including addresses, telephone numbers, and zip code information. AtoZdatabases Find phone numbers, addresses and much more for over 220 million residents and 30 million businesses in the U.S. Find New Homeowners and New Businesses as well as Healthcare Professionals and Job listings. Gale Directory Library  Gale Directory […]

Genealogy

Search for family histories, historical census records, birth and death records, and other genealogical information using resources from these databases and web sites. Ancestry Library Edition A genealogy research tool that provides instant access to a wide range of unique resources for genealogical and historical research including more than 1.5 billion names in over 4,000 […]

Health

Information on health-related topics, diseases, surgery, and nutrition. AtoZdatabases Find Healthcare Professionals plus phone numbers, addresses and much more for over 220 million residents and 30 million businesses in the U.S. Find New Homeowners and New Businesses as well as Job listings. Ebsco Discovery Service Access multiple resources with one search (results include materials in […]

History

Information on historical topics including Joplin and Missouri information, biographies, archival news stories, the United States and world history. Ebsco Discovery Service Access multiple resources with one search (results include materials in the library collection, magazine/journal articles, and information from electronic resources). Ebsco eBook Collection eBooks are digital editions of 50,000+ printed books for all […]

Jobs & Careers

Career and job search information including career tests, company information for job seekers, business research and employment listings. AtoZdatabases Find 2.3 million Job Listings plus phone numbers, addresses and much more for over 220 million residents and 30 million businesses in the U.S. Find New Homeowners and New Businesses as well as Healthcare Professionals. Includes […]