Public Online Resources

The Newspaper Archives of Emmetsburg Public Library - 

This online database contains more than 113,000 historical newspaper pages from the Emmetsburg Public Library. The full-page newspapers, dating back to 1874, are searchable by keyword and date, making it easy for you to quickly explore historical content.

Use the archive to gain a local perspective on historical news, to research your family history or to simply read about a person or event that interests you. We invite you to visit the archive often, as additional pages will be added as they become available.

Global Road Worrior - Our mission is to promote understanding for the earth and her people by providing educational products that lower informational barriers. We seek to foster international trade as a tool for enhancing the quality of life for the global community by becoming a premier worldwide provider of practical trade, communication, logistics and country data to individuals, businesses, organizations, and governments.

Bridges - 

You can browse the Bridges website, check out downloadable items with a valid library card, and access borrowed titles via PC, Mac, and mobile devices with free desktop and mobile apps.

This service is powered by OverDrive, which supports all major computers and devices and is free for you with your library card

TumbleBookLibrary - TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated,
talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love.

Health Info Iowa - 

Do you need help finding a nursing home in Iowa for a loved one?

Are you new in town and need to find a physician?

Have you or a family member been recently diagnosed with a disease and you need to know more about it?

These and other medically related questions can be answered through HealthInfoIowa.

HealthInfoIowa is a single, Iowa-focused Web site, with authoritative content that ranges from national health and medical databases to regional, state and local links. This Web site serves as a simple and trustworthy first stop for Iowans, to which both information consumers and providers can turn for dependable support.

WorldCat - WorldCat is the world's largest network of library content and services. WorldCat libraries are dedicated to providing access to their resources on the Web, where most people start their search for information.

LearningExpress Library - 
LearningExpress is an interactive online learning platform featuring over 770 practice tests, tutorials, and eBooks related to job search and workplace skills improvement, career certification and licensing exam preparation, college entrance and graduate school admissions exam preparation, GED exam preparation, and basic skills improvement in reading, writing, and math, for all ages. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.

Iowa Publications Online - Welcome to Iowa Publications Online, a service of the State Library of Iowa. This website is an electronic depository for documents intended for the general public produced by Iowa state agencies. This service allows Iowans and others to have electronic state documents at their fingertips.