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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.


  • Use Gale to find tons articles and information on just about everything.
  • Use SILO to find books, CDs, DVDs and other items in libraries.
  • Use HealthInfoIowa to start your search for health information.
  • Use Transparent Language if you wish to learn to speak a different language. (When registering for Transparent Language use zero followed by your library card number. exaple: 0123)


"Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it." -Samuel Johnson
This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.