Online Resources

The library subscribes to Gale Resources, Transparent Language, and Credo Reference. 

Gale Resources, include (among others):

  • Academic One File - peer-reviewed articles on academic disciplines
  • Chilton Libraries - manuals for car/truck repair
  • Books and Authors- find books, learn about authors, and more!
  • Educator References - academic and behavioral journals for parents, teachers, and more.
  • Gardening, Landscape, and Horticulture
  • Agricultural files
  • General One File and Popular Magazines - find articles from thousands of main-stream and niche magazines
  • Health and Wellness Resources
  • Small business collection
  • History collection

Credo Reference is the hallmark 'one stop shop' for all things reference-- from magazines and articles, to facts about nearly any subject you can think of.

Transparent Language (coming soon) is the premiere language learning site!


Access to these sources is made possible through a partnership between the State Library of Iowa and library supporters.  Primary funding is provided by the State Library using federal Library Services and Technology Act dollars.


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.