A To Z  Information about the 50 states.


ChiltonLibrary provides exclusive photographs, diagnostics designed by instructors, step-by-step repair procedures, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for automobiles and light trucks in one easy-to-use web site.


Journal reports and reports on education topics.

FirstSearch (ask at library for login information)

A wide range of information in 14 databases.

HeritageQuest Online

With over 25,000 books, the entire U.S. Federal Census, PERSI, and other expanding collections, HeritageQuest Online gives any library the chance to tap in to one of the largest collections of genealogy material in the country.


"Gale welcomes you to the most extensive free forms site available to library patrons. Thousands of legal forms available with more forms being added daily. Official, State Specific, Federal, Business, Personal, Real Estate and General forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues."

Mango Languages

Easy to learn forgien language program


Abstracts of articles on all areas of medicine including dentistry and nursing.


Information on investments for investors.

The web version of the Physicians Desk reference, a trusted reference work about prescription medications.


Information about pricing and collecting antiques.

Testing and Education

Practice for standardized tests including GED, GRE, ASVAB, etc.

World Almanac

Has the Funk and Wagnall's New Encyclopedia and four World Almanacs.


Catalog of books and other materials available nationwide.

EBSCO Publishing
  Please click here to access the databases listed below. Access is limited to within the library or to Ida Public Library cardholders only.

maintains a comprehensive online reference system with superior content combined with a user-friendly, customizable system with unique features for searching and retrieving information. EBSCOhost offers customizable basic and advanced searching supported by Boolean logic, natural language, enhanced subject indexing and journal searching to assist patrons in performing thorough investigations of their research topics. With links from the full record display to related articles by subject, magazine issue or author, patrons can further explore their topic. In addition, EBSCOhost allows patrons to print, e-mail or download multiple articles.

Literary Reference Center

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