BrainFuse provides access to the following resources:
- Live job, resume, and interview coaching
- Resume lab and access to eParachute
- Live assistance to veterans and their families in locating benefits, employment transition assistance, and community resources.
- Tutoring for college students and other adults.
- Lessons, test prep, and live tutor assistance for college entrance, nursing, HiSet, ASVAB, Advanced Placement, CLEP, computer programming, citizenship, TOEFL, and numerous other exams and certificates.
- Video Tutorial
Use this database to search for interments within the City of Des Moines' cemeteries. The search can use the cemetery, partial first and last names, and interment (burial) date range. The lookup includes interments from the following cemeteries: Glendale, Woodland and St. Ambrose, Laurel Hill, Oak Grove, Sims, and Elm Grove.
Created and maintained by the City of Des Moines Park and Recreation Department.
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 1982 - date
Cityview 1992 - date
Des Moines Skywalker 1986 -1992
Iowa Bystander 1894 - 1921, 1927 - 1935, 1949 - 1951
The Iowan (magazine) 2007 - date
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 nearly 1,700 periodicals along with reference full-text books. There are also databases covering the environment, teaching, and readers' advisory.
Looking for Consumer Reports? Try Consumer Reports Online. Free with your DMPL card & PIN.
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!
A broad range of perspectives on timely topics can be explored with full-text newspapers, including The New York Times, The Financial Times, Christian Science Monitor, The Washington Post, and USA Today. Popular magazines for business, fashion, home, travel, sports, and more provide users with relevant information for their specific interests and projects. Gale OneFile enriches the research experience with video and audio from BBC, National Public Radio, and other reliable sources.
LearningExpress Library features online tutorials, practice tests, and e-books 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, HiSET® test prep, and more.
Recursos en Español
Herramientas de aprendizaje, carrera y ciudadanía en español. Este centro ofrece a los adultos que están muy ocupados los recursos para mejorar sus habilidades básicas, ganar sus credenciales de HiSET® o ser ciudadano estadounidense.
Resources in Spanish (English Translation)
This center provides learning tools as well as career and citizenship resources to help busy adults improve their basic skills, earn a HiSET® credential, or become a U.S. citizen.
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Looking for your next great read? Novelist offers reading advice for all ages. Click here.
¿Quieres aprender inglés desde casa? Este centro gratis tiene práctica, lecciónes y exámenes para ayudarte a aprender otro idioma rápidamente. Puedes aprender inglés o uno de 80 otros idiomas a través de instrucciones en Español!
TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love.
Click here to access Tumblebooks. Have your library card ready!