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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.


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Click the link and you will see the many databases available to search.  

Type in any search term of your choice on these topics and more:

 Gardening, Business, Herbs, Health, Fitness, History, Culinary Arts, Recipes, Military, etc. You will get authoritative magazine,  journal articles, and book results.

Username:  Hampton

Password: library


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Chilton's Vehicle Library gives you step by step repair and maintenance guides.
It also contains valuable purchasing, recall, and value information. 

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Searching 3,581,803 full text articles in 1,098 reference books from 116 publishers. This database also has the Britannica Encyclopedia, Dictionary of the English Language, Medical Dictionary Thesauraus, Harvard Medical School Videos. Explore!




The subject guides

give you a great place to find information on travel, sports, consumer goods and more.


Iowa Publications Online

can help you dig deep into all things Iowa.


Use the links at the left (or above) 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
This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.