Research a Topic

Pathfinder Research Guides

Pathfinders are research guides written on various topics to assist patrons in navigating our information-rich society. The pathfinders provide several topic-specific resources in a variety of formats which can be explored and evaluated. These guides are intended to serve as a starting point for research.

The pathfinders listed below have been written by the library reference staff, and list resources available at the library. To suggest a pathfinder, please use our online suggestion form.

ADD and ADHD Home Remodeling
Beginner’s Internet Genealogy Homeschooling
Book Club Ideas International Adoption
Breast Cancer Iowa History
Budget Travel Job Search
Budgeting Knitting
Bullying Legal Resources
Christmas Customs Loess Hills
Civil War Nutrition
College Bound Parenting
Container Gardening Pregnancy
Cooking Quilting
Diabetes Revolutionary War
Digital Photography Scrapbooking
Distance Education Vacation Iowa
Flower Gardening Weddings
Gluten Free Cooking Woodworking
Green Living