Official State of Iowa Website

State of Iowa Libraries Online (SILO)

State of Iowa Libraries Online, also known as SILO, is a joint program of the State Library and the Iowa State University Library. 

SILO offers resource sharing services, including the Iowa Locator, the statewide union catalog used to locate library items, and the SILO Interlibrary Loan System to all types of libraries in Iowa. SILO also offers hosted services including DNS, e-mail, e-mail lists, and web hosting to any public library with a high-speed Internet connection.

For more information about any of the SILO services, including how-to guides and online manuals, click on the name of the service below.