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With our newest database, you can create maps and tables from a variety of current and historical data including population data, election data, and daily updated COVID-19 data at the national, state, and local levels.

Find this database and more on our Find Articles page.

Questions? Contact us at 573.751.3615 or libref@sos.mo.gov.

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Library Resources and Services from Home

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Remote access to our digital resources is available with a State Library card number for state employees!

Forgot your card number? Just send us an email or chat. If you don’t have a State Library card, you can apply online. Your card number will be emailed to you so you can access our resources as soon as possible.

Information on the 2020 Census Guide

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Find ways to get a Census job, submit your survey, keep your information safe and more by visiting our 2020 Census guide!

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