A variety of helpful equipment, archives and services are available at your local Marathon County Public Library! Some resources are only available at certain MCPL locations, as noted below.
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.
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.
The following are third-party websites suggested by library staff for your consideration according to our Materials Selection Procedure. Use these websites at your own risk; they are not controlled or monitored by the library.
This resource allows users to create reports for the highest and lowest tuition charges by institution type.
This resource provides information on college planning for students, parents, and educators in English and Spanish.
CollegeNavigator is a searchable database provided by the National Center for Educational Statistics that can help users find the right college based on criteria set by the user.
Maintained by the U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, this site is specifically designed to help K-12 students explore career options based on their interests and preferences. (More in-depth data is available on the Bureau of Labor Statistics main site at www.bls.gov.)
This resource provides the Federal School Code you'll need for the FAFSA. It includes information such as tuition, fees, and graduation rates for colleges and allows you to compare up to 10 colleges at a time.
This is an one-stop resource for information on Federal Student Aid.
This resource includes links to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), a student aid estimator, and other information financial aid and repaying student loans.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a form that can be prepared annually by current and prospective college students (undergraduate and graduate) in the U.S. to determine their eligibility for student financial aid (including the Pell Grant, Federal student loans and Federal Work-Study).
Click on "Learn" to find advice for applying to college, including useful checklists and tips for writing admissions essays.
Provides links to financial aid programs and applications for schools throughout Wisconsin. HEAB is responsible for the management and oversight of the state's student financial aid system.
A digital library of Web-based learning resources called "learning objects." The digital library of objects has been developed primarily by faculty from the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS).