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NEW Sioux County Newspaper Archives
OLD Sioux County Newspaper Archives
Greater Sioux County Genealogical Society

Research Links:

EbscoHost – find magazine and journal articles
Encyclopedia Britannica Online
Chronicling America – Search America’s historic newspapers pages or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.

Miscellaneous Links:
Health Info Iowa – start your search for health information specialized for Iowans
Iowa Workforce Development – to find a job, register for training, file an unemployment claim, and more. Receive help from an Iowa Workforce Development employee through live chat or their toll-free number.


Enhance Iowa – a free tool created by Iowa Community Colleges provides an in-demand job search, local training opportunities, financial resources, career coach, local job data/wage/growth, resume builder, and veteran career assistance.
Digital Learn – is an online hub for digital literacy support and training. It contains self-directed tutorials on a variety of computer related subjects including accounts & passwords, email, using a mac, cloud storage, intro to Facebook, intro to Skype, and many more.
Glassdoor – a free career resource website consisting of company reviews, salary data, and interview insights.
My Social Security Account – to create an account, access your online Social Security Statement, and view your estimates of your retirement, disability and survivors benefits. It’s a great financial planning tool!
Iowa Locator – to find items in other Iowa libraries
State Data Center
Data USA – a comprehensive visualization of U.S. public data
World Cat – OCLC’s World Catalog Search
Affordable Care Act  – Health Insurance Marketplace
dlIowa Driver Test-take the practice test on your computer in English or Spanish or download the app – It includes free tests, written specifically based on the state DMV materials, and is the only site of its kind to include accessibility tools that allow users to hear selections read aloud, make them into MP3s, translate pages into other languages, magnify text, and mask sections of the screen for greater visibility on driving practice tests.
ESL and GED classes in the community
GCFLearnFree-take free online trainings and tutorials on a variety of subjects including computers & technology, reading, work & career, math, and more
TechBoomers-Techboomers aims to improve the quality of life for older adults and other inexperienced technology users by empowering them to learn how to use popular and trusted websites and Internet-based applications including Amazon, Facebook, Skype, & Netflix through articles and video tutorials. identity theft to the Federal Trade Commission, build a step-by-step personalized recovery plan, and put that plan into action.
The Iowa Legislature-access PDFs of the Iowa Code, Iowa Acts, Iowa Official Register Redbook, as well as Senate & House videos, audio, bills, archives, & debate calendars.

Tax Information
Forms, instructions, e-filing, and resources
IRS website
Iowa Department of Revenue

Student Resources

AR Bookfinder – find the AR level of a book
Lexile – find the Lexile level of a book
Our Catalog Search for Kids
Ebsco – Explora Primary School  – free access to authoritative information for kids, ask us for the password!
National History Day – resources to help you with your history day project
ABC Mouse for Kids -free access within the library building
DKfindout! – easy access to DK content, a secure/safe site for kids to search/explore, ideas for projects and homework