What are you looking for?
This is a great place to start your search for information
Search engines are a fine place to start a search of the Internet, but often the results are unsatisfactory. Besides, the Internet isn't the only place to find information. Our library has gathered together some great resources for you to use to find the information you need.
- Comprehensive genealogy information from ProQuest at http://www.heritagequestonline.com. Ancestry.com is a large and well known genealogy database that can only be used in the library.
- Use EBSCOhost to find magazine articles. Call library for user name and password.
- Use Iowa Locator or WorldCat to find books, CDs, DVDs and other items in libraries
- Use HealthInfoIowa to start your search for health information
- Use Familysearch or Genealogy.com to search family history
- Tombstone Hunting at www.findagrave.com
- The best site to research Native Americans
- Excellent site to search Civil War Soldiers for the North or South
- This website lists licensed apprentices for different professions like plumbing and mechanical persons
- Easy Genealogical Research Guide by Pam Danley
- National Archives and Records Administration - explore our nation's history through our documents, photos and records
The subject guides
give you a great place to find information on travel, sports, consumer goods and more.
for other online resources.
Use the links at the left to find the information you need.
"Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it." -Samuel Johnson