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On-line Resources


Welcome to the On-Line Resources page for the library.  Below you will find a list of links to websites for newspapers, magazine articles, health information, information about other countries, and resources for academic success and career prep.Our library has gathered together some great resources for you to use to find the information you need!


 Mango database


 Mango database

Mango Languages:  Deliciously simple language and culture learning in over 70 languages.  You will need your library card to access this database the first time. 





EBSCOhost: Offers a broad range of full text and bibliographic databases designed for research.





NoveList Plus: One of the most popular reader's advisory websites. NoveList Plus is available through the library's subscription to Ebscohost. A user name and password is required to use NoveList whether in the library or remotely. The library has user names and passwords for patrons so please call us at 563-875-8912 to get access.




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Iowa Locator or WorldCat:  find books, CDs, DVDs and other items in libraries




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 HealthInfoIowa: start your search for health information




Affordable Care Act


Affordable Care Act information




 LearninLearning Expressg Express: LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills
improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career
certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more.





Nations of the World:  find in-depth information about other countries.  






The subject guides give you a great place to find information on travel, sports, consumer goods and more.



Iowa Heritage Project and Iowa Publications Online can help you dig deep into all things Iowa.



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People Smart Online Privacy Education. Learn what you can do to keep your information private when you use the internet.




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From Suffrage to the Senate Learn about women and their changing roles in the United States Government.  This is an encyclopedia of leaders, causes, and issues.  You will need your library card number to log in.



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Encyclopedia of the Continental Congress.  This new volume examines an in-depth history of the congresses and their impact and role in the shaping and foundation of early American Society and government. Comprehensive coverage covers both the first Continental Congress in 1774 and the first Federal Congress in 1789.




The Complete Mental Health Directory

The Complete Mental Health Directory The fastest, easiest way to locate mental health resources across the country. 





this is who we were



This is Who We Were.  This is Who We Were databases explore American life in each decade from the 1910s through the 1960s.  Click on the decade you want to view.  1880s, 1910s, 1920s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s.  

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Working AmericansThese databases focus on the lifestyle and economic life of working class families and looks, decade by decade, into the kind of work they did, the homes they lived in, the food and clothes they bought, the entertainment they sought as well as the society and history that shaped the world Americans worked in from 1880 to 2012.  Working Class, Middle Class, Upper Class, Their Children, At War, Women, Social Movements, Immigrants, Civil to Revolutionary War, Sports, Inventors, Music, Educators.

Iowa Dept of Public Health

Iowa Department of Public Heath: Promoting and protecting the health of Iowans. This website includes links to news, vital records, licensing of health workers, nutrition, public health data, general health information, and licensing of plumbers.

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