Research from Home

The following subscription-based databases are available to access from home with your Webster Groves Public Library card number.


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Consumer Reports
Access to back issues of Consumer Reports is provided through EBSCOhost. It includes searchable full text of articles from 1991 to the present, with citations available for issues from 1985 – 1990.


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EBSCOhost contains searchable databases of thousands of periodicals, ranging from general interest magazines and newspapers to academic journals.  Many include full texts of articles and even scans of original pages.


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HeritageQuest Online
Genealogical search site including U.S. census, family histories, and local histories among other resources.


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LearningExpress Library
Take practice tests for many standard college and professional exams. Also includes tutorials for basic computer use and various software packages.


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Morningstar Investment Research Center

NEW LOG-IN STEPS: A universal card number is needed: 60000 to access from home.
Detailed financial investment data for stock, mutual funds, etc.  Use the link above for home access. For access from within the Library, please click here.


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NoveList Plus
Readers’ advisory information on both fiction and nonfiction books.  Find books by genre, age group, author similarity, and more.


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Business and residential information for reference and research.  Includes white pages lookup, detailed business information, and job listings.


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St. Louis Post Dispatch
Access to back issues of the St. Louis Post Dispatch is provided through NewsBank. The archive includes full-text articles from 1988 to present, and full-page images from January 23, 2020 to present.


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Value Line
Investment research on companies, industries, markets, and economies.