Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it.

Samuel Johnson

Whatever you’re looking for, this is a great place to start your search for information.

Search engines continue to evolve which makes researching information that much easier. However,  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.

Need to find magazine articles? EBSCO is the search engine you need!

LearningExpress Library
This interactive online learning platform features 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.

Start your search for health information here!

Iowa Center for the Book (ICB)
The Iowa Center for the Book is a program of the Iowa Library Services/State Library of Iowa and an affiliate of the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress. Founded in 2002, ICB’s mission is to stimulate public interest in books, reading, literacy and libraries.

Iowa Heritage Digital Collections & Iowa Publications Online
Need to dig deep into all things Iowa? These two websites will help make it happen!

Iowa Locator & WorldCat
To find books, CDs, DVDs and other library items, check out these two great resources!

State Data Center
The State Data Center of Iowa is your source for population, housing, business and government statistics about Iowa, including data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Iowa state agencies, and other state and federal sources.