A database of press clippings related to the men and women of Council Bluffs who served in the Second World War.
Digital editions of popular magazines
Transparent Language learning software is designed to advance your new language proficiency by expanding your vocabulary reservoir.
Small Business Reference Center provides up-to-date information on topics related to starting a company, operations management, sales, and growing or rescuing a business. With instructional videos, state-specific resources, and hundreds of full-text periodicals and reference books, this resource offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.
Signing Savvy is a sign language dictionary containing several thousand high resolution videos of American Sign Language signs, fingerspelled words, and other common signs used within the United States and Canada.
referenceUSA databases provide access to business and customer research with profiles of 14 million U.S. businesses.
A reader’s advisory service that provides access to information on 155,00 fiction titles, and offers a wide range of feature content to serve fiction readers of all ages.
NewspaperARCHIVE is a resource for historical and genealogical information. This online archive of local newspapers spans more than 400 years of family history, small-town events, world news and more.
NewsBank provides Web-based access to current and archived content from more than 2,000 newspaper titles, as well as newswires, transcripts, business journals, periodicals, government documents and other publications.
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.
Legal Information Reference Center contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. This database offers the everyday user the necessary tools and detailed instructions to independently address a wide-range of legal issues.
An innovative, Web-based learning solution that provides access to a comprehensive collection of test preparation tools.
The definitive online resource for home improvement assistance, providing detailed, user-friendly “how-to” information covering all manner of home improvement/repair projects.
“How-to” instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of every hobby enthusiast.
A collection of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. The collection consists of six core data sets: U.S. Federal Censuses, Genealogy and local history books, Periodical Source Index, Revolutionary War records, Freedman’s Bank Records, and the U.S. Serial Set.
A growing collection of travel and reference eBooks.
In library use only. The Foundation Directory Online provides information on U.S. grantmakers and their funding activities.
FirstSearch provides electronic access to many databases covering a wide range of topics and formats. Underlying FirstSearch is the WorldCat database, the most comprehensive and up-to-date bibliographic resource available, used for locating materials from libraries around the world.
A suite of databases providing access to thousands of periodical titles and millions of articles. These databases cover general and special interest magazines, scholarly journals, and newspapers. Full text is available for many of the periodicals in most databases.
Provides digital access to large-scale maps of American towns and cities. Sanborn fire insurance maps are valuable historical tools for urban specialists, social historians, architects, geographers, genealogists, local historians, planners, environmentalists and anyone who wants to learn about the history, growth, and development of American cities, towns, and neighborhoods.
An online index of articles appearing in the Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil since June of 1998. To obtain the full article please note the date, title and page number and contact the Council Bluffs Public Library Reference desk at 712-323-7553 ext. 132 or email to: email@example.com.
Multi-media encyclopedias and dictionaries for all ages. Includes thousands of images, videos, and links to reliable internet resources.
The Auto Repair Reference Center contains information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, with repair information for most vintage makes starting as far back as 1945. Database content includes more than 33,800 vehicles covered from 1945 to present.
Digital media for researchers, educators, travelers, and logistics and international trade professionals. A to Z the USA provides geological reference information including maps, books and atlases.
In Library use only – ancestry.com is the world’s largest online resource for family history. Search 7 billion historical records, millions of family trees, and 65 million photos.