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.

  • Elgin Echo Archive LinkThis service was funded by grants from The Upper Mississippi Gaming Corporation, the Fayette County Community Foundation, and the Friends of the Library
  • credo  Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research, homework, and other reference needs. Gather background information on your topic from over one thousand full-text encyclopedias and subject handbooks, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos.
  • Use Iowa Locator or WorldCat 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.

 

 Also use the links on the home page and 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