Research Services news: Several new databases now available.

Sep 11, 2017 |

The ISU Library as several new databases available due to a cooperative arrangement with the State Library of Iowa and the Iowa Academic Library Alliance. Among the new databases:

Chilton Library

Chilton Library online offers an online auto repair library. Find step-by-step auto repair instructions, maintenance schedules, recalls, diagrams and more. It includes domestic and import vehicle information through the current model year along with repair, maintenance, and labor estimating.

Transparent Language Online

Contains 100+ languages and an Extensive English Collection with an intermediate-level immersion course. Users sign up for a free account and can then track improvement over time and participate in activities to practice listening, reading, speaking, and writing skills. Optimized for touch screen use on Android tablets and iPads. This software works on virtually any internet-enabled device or computer.

Credo Reference – Academic Core Collection

Credo is an electronic collection of reference materials. This collection includes over 650 titles with particular emphasis on subject encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, and reference handbooks. Also included are over 1,000 short reference videos, nearly 300,000 high-resolution art images, and thousands of additional images across all subject areas. Results link out to content in other databases provided by the ISU Library.