Personal tools

Personal tools

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.

Click on the GALE button below to be redirected to the library's catalog for access to GALE. Sign in with at the top right corner, your username is your library card number and your password is your phone number. Please call if you need your library card number.


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Our newest research database, search magazine articles, the Chilton automotive library and so much more! 
GALE is a great place to find information on travel, sports, gender studies, consumer goods and more.

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CREDO is also part of our newest databases for research. CREDO is a reference site with over 3,584,389 full text articles in 1,099 reference books from 117 publishers!


  • Use Iowa Locator to find books, CDs, DVDs and other items in libraries
  • Use HealthInfoIowa to start your search for health information

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



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.