AHFS Consumer Medication Information is a trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish. Published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, AHFS includes more than a thousand drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers and has been a Top Ten Award Winner in the Department of Health and Human Services National Consumer Education Materials Contest. This content is updated monthly.
This business database provides full text for nearly 1,100 business publications, including full text for nearly 500 peer-reviewed business publications. The rich collection of titles in Business Source Elite provides information dating back to 1985. This database is updated
on a daily basis via EBSCOhost.
Corporate ResourceNet is designed to meet the diverse information needs of today’s companies. This database contains full text articles from nearly 1,200 quality magazines and journals.
Index of Des Moines, Polk County and Iowa news, editorials and opinion articles, movie, theater, music, and restaurant reviews, company news, about Iowa, people, Des Moines and Polk County ordinances, and obituaries.
Des Moines Register 1986 - date (obituaries 1960 - date)
Des Moines Tribune 1907 - 1944 (obituaries 1960-1982)
Des Moines Business Record 1983 - date
Cityview 1992 - date
Des Moines Skywalker 1986 -1992
Iowa Bystander 1894 - 1921, 1927 - 1935, 1949 - 1951
The Iowan (magazine) 2007 - date
Full-text Des Moines Register newspaper articles for you to read and print. 1999 - present.
Index of the Des Moines Register created by the University of Northern Iowa.
There are many databases inside EBSCO Host. The MasterFile Premiere is great for general research, since it covers 1,730 magazines and even more books with full-text for you to read and print. There are also academic databases, health databases, newspaper, business, homework help, and even the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia.
FirstSearch is many things. First, it is like the biggest library catalog in the world. There are over 90 million books, movies, music and more in this catalog. If it exists in the world, it's in FirstSearch, and it will tell you who owns the item. FirstSearch also grants access to scholarly databases, business databases, government databases, medical databases, an encyclopedia and almanacs. Get a librarian's help if you need it, because 90 million of anything is a lot to look through!
Funk & Wagnalls provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
This database is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines
This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
A collection of materials for both genealogical hobbyists and professionals. Researchers can use it to find their ancestors, trace their paths across America, and learn what life was like in the areas where they settled. Use the Federal Census from 1790-1930, search from over 22,000 books, search an index to over 2 million genealogy articles, search Revolutionary War documents, search the Freedman's Bank for African-Americans, and the U.S. Serial Set
The service includes an online resume builder to lead you through the resume creation process. There are quizzes to determine jobs you are suited for, plus you can search local and nationwide job listings, write your cover letter, and prepare for interviews. Create your own user name and password and all of the features will be available to you.
LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more.
Attention:LearningExpress Library 3.0 is replacing our current LearningExpress Library Test Preparation database. Users of LearningExpress Library Test Preparation will need create a new login for LearningExpress Library 3.0. LearningExpress Library Test Preparation will be available through the end of March, 2014.
Attention: LearningExpress Library Test Preparation is being replaced by LearningExpress Library 3.0. Current users will need create a new login for LearningExpress Library 3.0. LearningExpress Library Test Preparation will be available through the end of March, 2014.
An innovative instructional and test preparation website that offers comprehensive courses in math, reading, and writing; essay writing practice with instant scoring; resume writing and workplace skills enrichment; and more than 300 online practice tests for students and adults of all ages.
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MOTOR/ALLDATA® Online, the world's most comprehensive resource for automotive diagnostic and repair information.
Profiles of more than 230 nations and self-governing territories around the world with present political, economic and business information.
Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 860 full-text newspapers, providing more than 35 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts.
This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Click here for a complete title list. Click here for more info.
Digital Sanborn fire insurance maps are a very useful tool for local historians, demographers, city planners, genealogists, and anyone studying the history of an urban area. The maps were developed by the Sanborn Company in the latter part of the 19th century for the purpose of showing fire hazards for each building in a town. Maps cover over 360 Iowa towns from the 1870's to the 1920's.
Searchasaurus provides an exciting and easy way for primary school students to enhance and develop basic search methodologies. Students will be riveted by the colorful, animated interface, complete with erupting volcanoes and a dinosaur guide, as they gather information on a wide range of topics.Searchasaurus offers Lexile limiters (reading level), making it easy for students to read and research only appropriately challenging materials.