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!
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.
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.
The subject guides give you a great place to find information on travel, sports, consumer goods and more.
People Smart Online Privacy Education. Learn what you can do to keep your information private when you use the internet.
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.
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.
Working Americans. These 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 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