Public Online Resources
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for you to quickly explore historical content.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.
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.
WILBOR is managed by Central Iowa Library Service Area, Southwest
Library Service Area, Southeast Library Service Area, and Northwest Iowa
Library Services. Participating libraries finance the service for
TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated,
talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format
Do you need help finding a nursing home in Iowa for a loved one? https://dia-hfd.iowa.gov/DIA_HFD/Home.do
Are you new in town and need to find a physician? http://www.docboard.org/ia/df/iasearch.htm
Have you or a family member been recently diagnosed with a disease and you need to know more about it? http://www.medlineplus.gov
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 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.
databases and discovery technologies are the
most-used, premium online information resources for tens of thousands of
institutions worldwide, representing millions of end-users.
Auto Repair Reference Center (ARRC) contains repair and
maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and
imported vehicles. New repair procedures, TSBs and updates are added to
the product on a regular basis.
All of the content in ARRC has been created by ASE certified technicians.
This database offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas
to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.
Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines, including Bead & Button, Birder's World, Creative Knitting, FineScale Modeler, Quilter's World, and many more.
makes it easier for students to look for their
subjects of interest by automatically searching across all applicable
databases simultaneously. Important features and functionality of Kids Search
include a completely new, visually appealing look and feel; the ability
to search by topic, subtopic, or keywords; simultaneous searching
across all subscribed databases; the ability to sort results by
relevance, as well as by date; the option of filtering search results by
source type; and the ability to add search results, images, or
persistent links to searches to the Folder.
Three popular primary education databases (Primary Search®, Middle Search® Plus
and Book Collection: Nonfiction™
) can be accessed via Searchasaurus®
, EBSCO Publishing's user search experience for users in primary education. Searchasaurus
is an exciting and easy way for young researchers to experience online
searching. It is an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that
encourages students to enhance and develop basic search methodologies.
Students will be riveted by the colorful, animated interface, complete
with erupting volcanoes and a dinosaur guide, as they gather information
on a wide range of topics. Searchasaurus
offers Lexile limiters
(reading level), making it easy for students to read and research only
appropriately challenging materials.
Through the Student Research Center
, users can easily
pre-determine which content sources (e.g., Magazines, Newspapers,
Biographies, Country Reports, Film & Video) will be included with
their search. They can also search their databases by topic heading,
make use of an online dictionary and encyclopedia, explore the top
searches of the day, and even limit their search according to
appropriate Lexile reading levels
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.