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Reference Services

Upcoming Webinars

March 23  |  2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Census Bureau logoThe Census Bureau has updated their Decennial Census and American Community Survey data retrieval tools with their new, easy to use site, In this session we will explore the new site, examine its features, and learn how to access the data. We will also explore the Missouri Census Data Center harvesting tools to get more Missouri centric data.


You will receive a confirmation email with login instructions after you register.

April 14  |  10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

stressed worker in front of a computerOver the past year, stress has become a prominent presence in our daily life, and we want to give you the tools to help! In this session, licensed professional counselor, Jenna McDonnell, will bring you through the biology of stress, provide guided exercises to promote regulation and relaxation, and give practical tips on how to cope when living "stress-free" isn't an option.


You will receive a confirmation email with login instructions after you register.

Training Media for State Employees

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.


Whether it's for a group or one-on-one assistance, a dedicated professional librarian can give a FREE class or presentation on the topics below, in any combination. Classes and presentations can be done in-person or via webinar as best suits your needs.

Julie Cox, Outreach and Training Librarian

Julie Cox
Training Librarian

The Missouri State Library Reference Services Division is YOUR library—the library for state employees. If you don’t know much about us, or if you want a refresher on the many resources and services we provide for state employees, this class is for you! We will cover how to access our digital collections of ebooks, research articles, magazine and newspaper pieces, business profiles, legislative research tools, and much more!

Looking for some simple and effective ways to enhance your Internet search skills? Look no further! Join us as we cover web and information literacy basics, explore search engine options, and introduce easy ways to modify your searches to get better results.

Learn how to access thousands of digital publication files produced by the federal government and all Missouri state agencies covering budget reports to agency histories through the federal government websites and State Publications Access Program archive database.

To book a FREE class, webinar or presentation, contact our Outreach and Training Librarian, Julie Cox, at or 573.522.2796.

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