Online Resources

Beginning July 1, 2017 we will be add/updating many of the databases on this page. Please be patient with us during this transition. Please click here to get access to the new Gale databases that will be added below soon.
Gale General OneFile
General OneFile is a one-stop source for news, magazine, and periodical articles across a wide range of general interest topics and academic disciplines. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text,General OneFile serves a wide audience of readers. represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models. gives you the confidence to service or repair virtually any system on your vehicle.
The Iowa Locator
Find items located in libraries throughout Iowa that you can borrow from your local library.
Learning Express
LearningExpress Library is an interactive online learning platform featuring 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.
NoveList Plus
Search for works by your favorite author. Lookup which book comes next in a series. Find readalikes. Discover new books in your favorite genre.
Transparent Language Online
An online language learning resource covering over 100 languages including English-as a second language.
The TBL is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), TumbleTV which consists of pre-set playlists of a sequence of books and Tumble Puzzles & Games. TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books which we have licensed from children's book publishers and converted to the TumbleBook format.
Download Ebooks and audiobooks for use on your home computer and other personal electronic devices.
Locate materials located in 72,000 libraries throughout the world.
Zinio, provided through Recorded Books (RB Digital) provides full, cover-to-cover, issues of digital magazines. Zinio Setup Guide