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Whether it's looking for car or small engine repair, the latest in America's newspapers or finding the perfect craft for that party, this is the place to look.

EbscoHost Resources

EbscoHost has links to to thousands of magazines and scholarly journals.  There are specialized searches for a variety of age groups and research projects. Other services include EBSCO Host Espanol, Student Research Center for Grades 6-12, and Kids Search. Just sign in using your library card!

Consumer Reports

To use our online Consumer Reports click on the icon to the left. Login using your library card number. Click on EbscoHost. At the top, click on Publications. Under the Publications window, type Consumer Reports in the search box and click on Browse. Click on Consumer Reports.

Newsbank/americas news

Explore a specific issue or event through the detailed coverage provided by local reporting or compare a wide variety of viewpoints from across the country on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people.

Biography Reference Center

Biography Reference Center offers a comprehensive collection of more than 461,000 full-text biographies, including the complete full-text run of Biography Today and Biography, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases.

Hobbies and Craft Reference Center


Hobbies & Crafts offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.

Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines, including Bead & Button, Creative Knitting, FineScale Modeler, Quilter's World, and many more.


Auto Repair Reference Center

The Auto Repair Reference Center (ARRC) database contains the most comprehensive collection of automobile repair reference information in the market. ARRC contains information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles.

The database covers more than 35,000 vehicles from 1954 to present.

Small Engine Repair Center

Through a collection of comprehensive full-text content, Small Engine Repair Reference Center provides users with detailed, yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines. All of the content is organized in a powerful, easy-to-use manner so that users can quickly gain the information they need.

Home Improvement Reference Center

Home Improvement Center is designed to assist homeowners in do-it-yourself home repair, maintenance, and remodeling projects. Step-by-step instructions for thousands of projects in the areas of plumbing, outdoor, woodworking, electrical, and decorating are provided in high-quality PDF files. Additionally, thousands of articles from magazines and reference books provide tips and suggestions to supplement the step-by-step project instructions.


Searchasaurus is an EBSCO powered interface aimed at elementary school scholars.  Find information about a wide range of topics, plus extensive information about animals.

Iowa Locator

Use Iowa Locator to find books, CDs, DVDs and other items in other Iowa Libraries.
WorldCat Use WorldCat to find books, CDs, DVDs and other items in libraries outside the state of Iowa.
Iowa Publications Online Iowa Publications Online can help you dig deep into all things Iowa.
Subject Guides Subject Guides give you a great place to find information on travel, sports, consumer goods and more.


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