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Search the 1910 - 2014 Marcus News Archives

Search engines are often one's first thought when gathering online information, but sometimes the results are less-than-ideal.  Our library has gathered together some great resources for you to use when searching for the information you need.


  • Use Gale Databases to find magazine or journal articles.
  • Use Iowa Locator or WorldCat to find books, CDs, DVDs and other items in libraries
  • Use HealthInfoIowa to start your search for health information
  • Use the helpful information courtesy of the West Des Moines Public Library to assist you in finding forms for 2015 TAXES.
  • Iowa Income Tax forms can be found here.  
  • Federal tax forms can be found here.  
  • Starting a new business?  IA SourceLink has all of the information you need to get started, including regulatory practices, laws, funding ideas, business plans, and more!


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.


Use the links at the left to find the information you need.


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