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Online Resources - Libraries

Local, state, and national library web sites and catalogs.

Available from home with library cardConnect from computers outside the Library. (14-digit Library Card number required.)

Available from home with library cardConnect from computers inside the Joplin Public Library.

Reference Librarian

Patty Crane

Reference Desk Telephone

417-624-5465

Web Sites

Joplin Public Library Catalog

Carthage Public Library
Web site for the Carthage (Missouri) Public Library including a link to their catalog.

Firstsearch (Show-Me-the-World)
Connecting you to a world of information online with WorldCat (a database of over 45,000,000 books, periodicals, and other materials held in libraries around the world).

Library of Congress
Web site for the Library of Congress (the world’s largest library) with a link to their catalog and the many digital collections available online.

Missouri State Library
The state library for Missouri including information on service to the blind and physically handicapped in Missouri.

Neosho/Newton County Library
Web site for the Neosho (Missouri) Public Library including a link to their catalog.

Swan (Southwest Academic Network)
Catalog of library materials for the Southwest Missouri Academic Network including Missouri Southern State University, Crowder College, and Missouri State University

Webb City Public Library
Web site for the Webb City (Missouri) Public Library including a link to their catalog.