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A simple and fast search engine that helps you find relevant information on any topic from the University of Missouri Libraries’ collections. Results contain citations for scholarly journal articles, books and e-books, DVDs, magazines, newspapers, and dissertations.
Search Strategy for an "advanced" (multi-line) search
Line 1: solv* OR solution* OR ameliorat* OR reduc* OR effective* OR fix*
Line 2: city OR municipal* OR county OR local
Line 3: (words that will bring up articles on your problem, in broad terms, plus synonyms)
Line 3: homeless* OR unhoused OR "affordable housing"
You may choose to add a line to further specify the search demographically or geographically, for instance:
Line 4: Missouri OR midwest* OR "small cities" OR "university communities" OR "university towns"
From the CMS website: Citizens, officials and students interested in Missouri history, biography and genealogy find in the society library unsurpassed reference collections. The library of books, pamphlets and official state publications total more than 460,000 items. There are also more than 500,000 manuscript items and 800 reels of microfilmed manuscripts, more than 150,000 state archival records, and more than 2,900 maps.
University Archives is the depository of official records of the University of Missouri at Columbia as well as of the administrative records of the University of Missouri System. University Archives also houses and preserves private papers, organizational records, and manuscripts that relate to the history of the University, the University community, and the University System.
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), located within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences, is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.