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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.

 

  • Use EBSCOhostto find magazine articles.
    "Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it." -Samuel Johnson
  • 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 Plymouth County Newspaper Archive for Akron and LeMars newspaper articles. User name is plymouthcounty and password is archive
  • Akron Register Tribune and Akron Hometowners are archived and online here.  There is no user name or password required using the Advantage Company of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
  • The Akron Library now has Learning Express Library.  Learning Express 3.0 contains hundreds of career and academic-oriented courses and practice tests online.  Iowans have access to free, unlimited, interactive skill-building courses in math, reading, and writing, along with tutorials on Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint.  Students can access practice tests such as the ACT, SAT, and GED.  Job seekers can access occupational tests for firefighters, policy officers, paramedics, real estate agents, and many more.  Click here to enter the website which is being provided by a grant from the State Library of Iowa.

 

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.

 

 

For more specific information, browse the links below :

Tax form or instructions

Federal Tax Forms - here you will be able to find federal tax forms that you can download and print for your individual needs.

Iowa Tax Forms - here you will be able to find Iowa tax forms that you can download and print for your individual needs.

South Dakota Special Tax Forms - here you will be able to find South Dakota special tax forms that you can download and print for your individual needs.


Want to Learn a Foreign Language? 

Spanish-English Dictionary - type in an English word and this dictionary will give you the Spanish word

French-English Dictionary - type in an English word and this dictionary will give you the French word

Italian-English Dictionary - type in an English word and this dictionary will give you the Italian word

German-English Dictionary - type in an English word and this dictionary will give you the German word

Latin-English Dictionary - type in an English word and this dictionary will give you the Latin word

American Sign Language - an online instruction for learning ASL, with videos