From the Reference Desk...

This blog provides links to current resources to help you find what is new and noteworthy in the state of Kansas. State Library staff will highlight a topic of specific interest and supply links to important news and services in the state of Kansas.

Dec 14

Search History at the Kansas Memory Digital Collections

Posted on December 14, 2022 at 10:13 AM by Tracey Boswell

The Kansas Museum of History, Topeka, is currently closed for renovation, anticipating a reopening in 2024 with repairs and a reinstallation of exhibitions. You can always visit its collections online through the Kansas Memory Digital Collections. It is a database of primary source materials such as photographs, letters, diaries, manuscripts pamphlets, maps, government records, and more with images and information about them. It is easily searchable and with a free account you can log in to save your research or your favorites

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Dec 06

What is a Real ID and how do I get one by May 7, 2025?

Posted on December 6, 2022 at 8:53 AM by Tracey Boswell

Real ID is a government standard of identification which will be required for certain instances, including flying. The deadline to get one before the requirements begin is May 3, 2023. This post links the information you need to know.

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Oct 04

Resources for General Election Nov. 8, 2022

Posted on October 4, 2022 at 8:32 AM by Tracey Boswell

 The November 8th General Election is coming up fast, are you ready? Here are some resources and information to help you cast your ballot whether by mail, at your local election office, or at the polls. 

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