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  • KCPL's Main Library in Downtown Charleston reopens to the public on May 9th! Please visit and check out our new Idea Lab, Tool Library, Café, and enlarged Children's floor. See you on May 9th!

Digital Resources

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Encyclopedia of Body Adornment

All cultures try to change their look to create an expression of beauty, status and more.

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Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather

From types of clouds to polar lows and acid rain. 

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Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol and Addictive Behavior

Explores the medical, social, legal and political issues related to addictions.

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Encyclopedia of Management

Management in theory and in application is explored in this broad encyclopedia of business.

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Encyclopedia of Popular Music

The encyclopedia looks at the singers, songs, producers etc. Albums are rated.

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Encyclopedia of Religion in America

Entries on the various religious movements and religions since colonial America.

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Encyclopedia of Small Business

Two volumes packed with guidance for the start up and established small business owner.

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Encyclopedia of Stateless Nations

This book addresses the numerous national movements of ethnic groups around the world seeking independence, more self-rule, or autonomy.

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Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Discovered in 1947, the Dead Sea Scrolls have raised many questions. This covers the scrolls and the history of the scrolls.

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Encyclopedia of the Vampire

From Varney in 1845 to Twilight, vampires fill us with dread and fascination.

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Explore: Dinosaur

An illustrated guide to dinosaurs with links to special information online.

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FamilySearch

A family history website started by the Latter-day Saints for people doing genealogical research.

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Fashion, Costume and Culture

Fashion around the world and through the ages is documented in this encyclopedia.

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Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

FAFSA is where students apply for various federal educational aid packages.

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Folklore

Folklore is as old as man and as young as today. The encyclopedia looks at folklore and legends from around the world and across the centuries.

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Food in Context

Looks at food in relationship to nutrition, world health issues, agriculture, environmental concerns, current events and political decision-making.

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Freegal Music

Stream and download popular music, comedy, educational content

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From Green Industries to Green Jobs

Environmentally friendly industries are growing.