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Library Resources for Department of Public Safety

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Materials on a great variety of subjects from our partner libraries throughout Missouri.

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Apply for a card from the Get a Library Card page of our main website. 

Digital Resources from EBSCO

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Digital Resources from ProQuest

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ProQuest logoArticles, eBooks, theses, and more covering agricultural, behavioral, biological, environmental, and health sciences.

Useful Links

Forensic Science and Medicine titles

WayBack Machine

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Take a stroll down memory lane with the WayBack Machine!

View a snapshot of the Department of Public Safety website on: 

Training Media for State Employees

Featured Title: Learn to Lead: Lessons with Captain "Sully" Sullenberger

Learn to Lead cover artLearn to Lead offers key insights to help employees embrace their roles as leaders and show them how to make a transformative impact on ethics, morale, teamwork, and productivity within their organization. Whether your trainees are front-line, stepping-up or seasoned leaders, this program will offer development of leadership skills and how they can be seen in each and every employee, no matter what their position is.


Reference Services provides an extensive collection of training videos with leader guides for use by state employees in the following topics for individual or group use:

You can see the full listing of our training media in our catalog. All of our resources can be checked out with a Missouri State Library Card.

Homeland Security Digital Library: COVID-19 Special Collection

Free Government Resources

logo of the Homeland Security Digital LibraryHomeland Security Digital Library provides documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management.


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View DPS publications here.


GODORT logoVisit the State Agency Databases Project to find links to public databases created by the state governments of all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Search for databases by state or by subject, including Crime, Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement and Military & Veterans

Visit the list of Missouri State Agency Databases.


logo for ATF publications View the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) Publications Library with publications concerning the regulated industries as well as documents to inform the general public. 


The COPS Office Resource Center publishes materials for law enforcement and community stakeholders to use in collaboratively addressing crime and disorder challenges. 


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The Missouri State Library participates in the Federal Depository Library Program, administered by the Government Publishing Office (GPO) in Washington, DC. The Missouri State Library provides access to federal government resources and assistance in finding federal government information on our Federal Government Information Guide

Maps and Data

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Business Directory and White Pages

  • Business lists can be produced using criteria such as industry type, number of employees, geographic location, and executive gender and ethnicity.
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Laura Kromer
Reference Librarian

Learn more about the library and how to use our resources with a Book-a-Librarian training customized to your department or agency.