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Searchable newspaper pages, dating as far back as the 1700s. Pages are presented in PDF format preserving original context and format of content.
Only accessible while at the library.
| With over 1.2 billion records in over 3,000 databases, this is a comprehensive online source of information available for conducting genealogical and local history research. (Note: There may be occasions when this resource is temporarily unavailable due to a limit of four simultaneous connections within the Wisconsin Valley Library Service.)
Service bulletins, electrical diagrams, and other service and repair information for many vehicles 1945 through the present.
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Engaging and developmentally-appropriate activities for young learners, including an interactive atlas, learning games, audio and video, and vocabulary builders. Teaches geography, time, shapes, numbers, and relevant vocabulary, all in a fun and safe online environment.
Search for company profiles, market research, industry profiles, international economic and political data, and more.
Digitized original sources and historical artifacts published online by a consortium of Wisconsin libraries, historical societies, genealogical societies and museums committed to preserving the history of Marathon County and Lincoln County.
Provides convenient access to easy-to-understand health and medical information. Search and browse medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.
Reviews and comparisons of consumer products and services based on reporting and test results. Use keywords to search multiple issues at once, or view individual issues using the 'refine your search' options. (Click 'see more' and specify the date of the issue in question.)
Educational videos, images and teachers guides on a variety of science topics, including physical, earth, health, life and more. Use "choose edition" to view resources for elementary, middle or primary school students.
Multiple databases of magazines, journals, newspapers, images and reference resources covering education, health, business and general areas of interest.
(High School Edition) Online encyclopedia articles, magazine articles, videos and websites intended for high school students and adults.
(Elementary School Edition) Online encyclopedia articles, magazine articles, videos and websites intended for elementary school students.
(Middle School Edition) Online encyclopedia articles, magazine articles, videos and websites intended for middle school students. Includes Compton's Encyclopedia.
From January through April every year, a selection of the most commonly used federal tax forms and publications are available at all Marathon County Public Library locations. (Please note: Supplies are limited! Please call ahead to ensure we have the tax documents you need.) Otherwise, most forms and publications can be printed via the IRS website.
Searchable profiles of active grant-making foundations in Wisconsin, for use by local grant-writers. Please ask a Library staff-member for access; they will need to log you in.
Provides you with a connection for tracing family history and American culture. Images of original documents are provided.
The world's most comprehensive full text history reference database suitable for high school and college-level research. Features over 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers, plus articles from more than 150 leading history periodicals.
Written by Louis Marchetti and published in 1913, this is an often-cited work used for researching the early days of Marathon County.
Provides how-to information for many popular hobbies and crafts, including arts and crafts; collecting; games and electronics; model building; home and leisure; needlework; outdoors and nature; and scrapbooking and papercraft.
An online tool for home improvement assistance, including: maintenance, remodeling, electrical work, plumbing, wood projects, outdoor improvements, decorating home and garden, etc.
Provides elementary school students with an easy-to-use, graphically-appealing interface they can use to discover child-appropriate EBSCOhost content, including nonfiction books and articles, image collections, magazines, and reference tools.
Practice tests, tutorials, and e-books to help you succeed at work, school, or while searching for a job. Offers test prep.: ACT, AP, CLEP, PSAT, SAT, TOEFL, GED, U.S. Citizenship, and more; tutorials for popular software: Microsoft Office, Adobe CS, Windows, Apple OS, and more; reading, writing, and math tutorials for all ages.
Please note: If you created a LearningExpress account prior to 1/3/14, you will need to re-register.
Contains a wealth of primary literature content, including citations and full text of hundreds of thousands of poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays.
Information on thousands of authors and their works, including summaries, literary criticism, biographies, reviews, interviews, classic and contemporary poems and short stories, full-text access to classic works of literature, and much more.
A language learning program that teaches practical conversation and cultural awareness for the world's most popular languages: Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Dari, Dutch, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Pashto, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese.
An online archive of the rich local history of the towns, villages, and cities in Marathon County, including centennial histories written by local residents, with many illustrations documenting family life and economic development in central Wisconsin.
Geographic Information System (GIS) maps, including aerial photography, topography, land ownership and property line (plats), and tax/value information for properties throughout Marathon County.
Full text general reference publications, periodicals, reference books, primary source documents covering virtually every subject area of general interest; includes photos, maps and flags.
Provides near real-time access to top world-wide news via Associated Press, United Press International, and others.
Newspaper Source Plus includes over 1,500 full-text newspapers and newswires, providing more than 27 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 583,100 television and radio news transcripts, videos and podcasts. Nine Wisconsin newspapers are included.
A reader's advisory service designed to help you find information about authors, specific books, series information, "read-a-likes" (books similar to ones you enjoy), book and author reviews, book lists, teaching guides and more!
A reader's advisory service for children, designed to help you find information about authors, specific books, series information, "read-a-likes" (books similar to ones you enjoy), book and author reviews, book lists, teaching guides, and more!
Sign up to receive excerpts of popular books via email! Simply select your favorite genre, and you'll get a the first few chapters of a book every week. (You won't get the whole book, but just enough to determine whether you would like to borrow the full version from the library.)
A program by which Library users who are visually impaired or otherwise print-disabled may access e-book content, thanks to a partnership between OverDrive and BookShare. Eligibility requirements must be satisfied to access this free service.
A phone and address directory. Find current business and residential phone numbers and addresses, as well as neighborhood information, business profiles, and additional corporate information.
Full text coverage for regional business publications.
This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
Provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content, including science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources. Topics include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, technology and wildlife.
An exciting and easy way for young researchers to experience online searching, incorporating safe results from three primary school-level databases. Features an animated, dinosaur-themed interface that helps students develop basic search methodologies.
Maintenance and repair documentation for ATVs, commercial mowers, lawn tractors, generators, motorcycles, boats, outdoor power equipment, personal watercraft/jet skis, snowblowers, snowmobiles, tillers and other small engines.
A collection of royalty-free music and sound effects for use by students and educators. Ensures copyright compliance without the hassle of verifying licensing or paying for access.
An easy resource for students to search by keyword or by topic to find useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type—magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc.
Provides audio excerpts of book readings, movies of authors and illustrators, and guides to thousands of titles and multimedia resources on children's and young adult literature.
Book reviews written by Marathon County teens! Also includes reviews for games, movies, graphic novels, and magazines. Feel free to add comments and contribute your own reviews!
E-Books for kids! Includes learning books, puzzles, games and storytime books that are read to you. Includes a section with teacher resources.
Brings together, in digital form, two categories of primary and secondary materials: writings about the State of Wisconsin and unique or valuable materials that relate to its history and ongoing development.
Provides regularly-updated investment research on stocks, mutual funds, options and convertibles. Rates most stocks and funds according to a proprietary formula and assigns a "Value Line" score.
Full-text content of the Wausau Daily Herald from 1999 through yesterday. Excludes images and advertisements. The first few years of this index may not include all articles; if you can't find what you seek, you can search our microfilm archive. For exact duplicates of printed articles and other searches via microfilm, contact us
Collections of high-quality digital media for Wisconsin's K-12 students and teachers. Includes video, sound and image collections organized by subject area. (Includes ECB VideoLink.)
Provides access to daily and weekly newspapers in Wisconsin, starting in 2005 to the present, with an embargo delay of 90 days. Each newspaper addition is available cover to cover in a searchable PDF.
Provides braille and recorded books and playback equipment for Wisconsin residents who for any physical reason cannot read normal print. Part of the Talking Book Program of the Library of Congress. For access to these materials locally, please call 715-261-7200.
From January through April every year, a selection of the most commonly used Wisconsin state tax forms and publications are available at all Marathon County Public Library locations. (Please note: Supplies are limited! Please call ahead to ensure we have the tax documents you need.) Otherwise, most forms and publications can be printed via the Wisconsin Dept. of Revenue website.
Also known as OverDrive, Wisconsin's Digital Library offers an online catalog of free e-books, audiobooks, music and videos available for checkout with your library card. These files may be downloaded to e-readers, computers, MP3 players and other compatible devices.
An online catalog of free e-books, audiobooks, music and videos available for checkout! These files may be downloaded to e-readers, computers, MP3 players and other compatible devices. (This link filters the WDL collection to items intended for children and teens.)