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Online Resources

These online resources are free for the patrons of the Cedar Falls Public Library.  Unless otherwise noted, you can use these resources from home with your Cedar Falls library card number.

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Ancestry Library Edition (in-library use only) - Genealogy database includes census images, vital statistics, family trees and historic records

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Auto Repair Reference Center - Automotive repair information on domestic and imported vehicles going back to 1945.  Includes drawings, photographs, and wiring diagrams.

Ebsco

EBSCOhost - A collection of databases covering a wide range of subjects.     Find full-text magazine and newspaper articles and reference tools

Ebsco Mobile EBSCOhost Mobile - A collection of databases covering a wide range of subjects.     Find full-text magazine and newspaper articles and reference tools
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HeritageQuestOnline - Research your family's history online using census records and published family and local histories. Includes PERSI, Periodicals Source Index, for genealogical and local history magazines

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LearningExpress Library - Offers over 770 practice tests, tutorials, and eBooks.  Find practice tests for the ACT, SAT, GED, ASVAB, Graduate School admissions, Civil Service, Law Enforcement, Nursing and more.  Plus Popular Software Tutorials including Internet Explorer, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and more.

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Newspaper Archive (in-library use only) - The largest historical newspaper database online.  It contains millions of searchable pages from hundreds of newspapers dating back to the 1700s.  The collection includes coverage from the U.S., Canada, and the U.K.

Novelist Plus

NoveList Plus - Readers' advisory resource, providing subject access to fiction and non-fiction titles, authors, reading lists, read-alikes and more

Pronunciator

PronunciatorPronunciator is the world's largest language-learning service, with 75 languages and 3,750 available courses.

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Upcoming Events
Reverse Genealogy Webinar—Megan Smoelenyak Smoelenyak Apr 22, 2014 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Introduction Genealogy Records Computer Class Apr 23, 2014 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM — Library Meeting Room
Cedar Valley Youth Reads 2014 Apr 24, 2014 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Friends Morning Book Discussion Apr 29, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM — Conference Room
Genealogy Work Session Apr 29, 2014 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
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