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Online Resources

The following are databases to which the library has subscribed and websites that are affiliated with the library or host library-owned content. For an A-Z listing of all online resources, click here.

NoveList

NoveList

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! BadgerLink Reading Advice WVLS Online

Consumer Reports

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.) BadgerLink Newspapers and Magazines Online

Access Newspaper Archive

NewspaperARCHIVE.com, the largest historical newspaper database online, contains tens of millions of newspaper pages from 1607 to present. Every newspaper in the archive is fully searchable by keyword and date, making it easy for you to quickly explore historical content. Newspapers and Magazines BadgerLink Genealogy Online
EBSCOhost

EBSCOhost

Multiple databases of magazines, journals, newspapers, images and reference resources covering education, health, business and general areas of interest. BadgerLink Newspapers and Magazines Small Business Online
Explora for Middle & High Schools

Explora for Middle & High Schools

An interface designed specifically for students in middle school and high school with an emphasis on topical browsing for age-appropriate EBSCOhost articles. For Teens For Children BadgerLink Online

Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers

Full-text daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers.  Covers 250 Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 90 days ago. Each newspaper is available cover to cover in a searchable PDF format. Newspapers and Magazines BadgerLink Genealogy Online

Auto Repair Reference Center

Collection of automobile repair reference information. Do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles.  Coverage of more than 37,000 vehicles from 1954 to present with all content created by ASE certified technicians.  Drawings, step-by-step photographs,... (read more) BadgerLink Automobiles Online
NoveList K-8

NoveList K-8

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! BadgerLink For Children Reading Advice Online
HeritageQuest

HeritageQuest

Comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources.  Collection of genealogical and historical sources. U.S. Federal Censuses, books, bank records and more. Unique primary sources, local and family histories. BadgerLink Genealogy Online

LearningExpress Library

Practice tests, tutorials, and e-books to help you succeed at work, school, or while searching for a job. Offers test preparation resources for the ACT, AP, CLEP, PSAT, SAT, TOEFL, GED, U.S. Citizenship, and more. Also, offers tutorials for all ages in the subject areas of reading, writing and math. BadgerLink For Teens For Children Job-Search Online Courses Small Business Online College Prep
magazines

Popular Magazines in BadgerLink

A variety of current, popular magazines are available for free online viewing via EBSCOhost! Online Newspapers and Magazines BadgerLink
Explora for Elementary Schools

Explora for Elementary Schools

An interface designed specifically for elementary students with an emphasis on topical browsing for age-appropriate EBSCOhost articles. For Children BadgerLink Online
Newspaper Source Plus

Newspaper Source Plus

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. BadgerLink Newspapers and Magazines Online
Britannica Learning Zone

Britannica Learning Zone

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. For Children BadgerLink Online
Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center

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. BadgerLink For Teens For Children Online
Britannica School

Britannica School

Access point for Britannica's encyclopedia content for children in elementary, middle and high school. Details: Every article and image have a citation.  Double-click on a word for definitions, pronunciations, and Spanish translation.  Switch between levels to find appropriately challenging articles.  Encyclopedia BadgerLink For Children For Teens Online
Consumer Health Complete

Consumer Health Complete

Consumer-oriented health content, from mainstream to holistic medicine.  Full text for more than 560 magazines and journals.  230 full-text health reference books and encyclopedias.  Hundreds of medical images and diagrams.  BadgerLink Health Online
LitFinder

LitFinder

Contains a wealth of primary literature content, including citations and full text of hundreds of thousands of poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays. BadgerLink Reading Advice Online
Business Source Premier

Business Source Premier

Full-text journal and peer-reviewed articles covering all disciplines of business.  Covers all business disciplines including marketing, management, accounting, finance and economics. More than 2,000 full-text journals. Explore company profiles, industry reports, market research and SWOT analyses. BadgerLink Finance and Investment Small Business Online
Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference Center

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. BadgerLink Reading Advice Online
History Reference Center

History Reference Center

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. BadgerLink History Online

Academic Search Premier

Academic journals for scholarly research. For college-level and adult researchers, this comprehensive database includes articles from 4,700+ full-text publications in the fields of biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, religion & theology, psychology and more. Includes over 4,000 peer-reviewed journals, and indexing and abstracts are... (read more) BadgerLink Online

AHFS Consumer Medication Information

Broad resource for patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish.  Published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Drug information books, written for the average person. Includes "how to" information for administering different types of medications. Identifies medications that... (read more) Health BadgerLink Online
Alt HealthWatch

Alt HealthWatch

Alternative and holistic approaches to health care and wellness. Full-text articles for more than 190 international, and often peer-reviewed journals. Subjects include acupuncture, aromatherapy, childbirth, Chinese medicine, chiropractic, creative therapies, cross-cultural therapies, energy medicine, herbalism, homeopathy, mind-body medicine... (read more) Health BadgerLink Online
MasterFILE Premier

MasterFILE Premier

Full text general reference publications, periodicals, reference books, primary source documents covering virtually every subject area of general interest; includes photos, maps and flags. BadgerLink Newspapers and Magazines Online
SoundzAbound

SoundzAbound

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. BadgerLink Music Online

Regional Business News

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. BadgerLink Newspapers and Magazines Online
GreenFILE

GreenFILE

Articles covering all aspects of human impact on the environment.  Includes scholarly, government and general-interest titles. Content covers global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable practices, renewable energy and recycling. Key journals include: Agriculture, ecosystems & Environment, Conservation... (read more) Nature and the Environment BadgerLink Online
Wisconsin Media Lab

Wisconsin Media Lab

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.) BadgerLink MCPL Online
TeachingBooks

TeachingBooks

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. BadgerLink For Educators Reading Advice Online
Explora for Everyone

Explora for Everyone

An interface designed for the general public with an emphasis on topical browsing for EBSCOhost articles. BadgerLink Online

Newswires

Provides near real-time access to top world-wide news via Associated Press, United Press International, and others. BadgerLink Newspapers and Magazines Online

American Doctoral Dissertations 1933-1955

For college-level and adult researchers, this EBSCO database includes nearly 100,000 dissertations from 1933-1955 and is searchable by dissertation title, author and school. It is a digitized version of H.W. Wilson's "Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities." BadgerLink Online