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The world standard for country profiles, with detailed coverage of more than 100 topics each.

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Full text journal, magazine, and peer reviewed articles on a variety of academic topics.

Access NewspaperARCHIVE - Provided by BadgerLink

Searchable newspaper pages, dating as far back as the 18th century. Pages are presented in PDF format preserving original context and format of content. 

AHFS Consumer Medication Information - Provided by BadgerLink

Patient Advisory Leaflets, including in Spanish, providing vital education on the most prescribed and commonly used medications. 

Alt HealthWatch - Provided by BadgerLink

In-depth coverage across the spectrum pf complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. 

Ancestry Library Edition

Includes U.S. federal census images and indexes from 1790 to 1940; historical maps; American Genealogical Biographical Index; Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage; The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England; Social Security Death Index; WWI Draft Registration Cards; Federal Slave Narratives; Civil War collection (Inside library use only) 

Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers - Provided by BadgerLink

Full-text daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 90 days ago, plus newspapers from the 1800s and 1900s. For student and adult researchers.

Auto Repair Reference Center - Provided by BadgerLink

Information on how auto components function, care & repair tips, and troubleshooting for non-mechanics.

 

BadgerLink

BadgerLink contracts with two vendors (EBSCO and ProQuest) to provide access to articles from thousands of newspaper and periodical titles, image files, and other reference materials.

 

BadgerLink Research Guide - Provided by BadgerLink

A step by step guide to learn about the research process, developed for grades 5-12.

BadgerLink Super 3 Research Guide - Provided by BadgerLink

A step by step guide to learn about the research process, developed for grades K-5.

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Informative abstracts and searchable full text for popular nonfiction books designed for elementary school users.

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Informative abstracts and searchable full text for popular nonfiction books designed for high school users

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Informative abstracts and searchable full text for popular nonfiction books designed for middle school users.

Business Source Premier - Provided by BadgerLink

Full text journal and peer reviewed articles covering all disciplines of business and dating back to 1886 .

Consumer Health Complete - Provided by BadgerLink

Consumer-oriented health content, covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. 

Consumer Reports - Provided by BadgerLink

Presents articles on health, public safety, marketplace economics and the judicial & regulatory actions that affect consumers.

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Search across all EBSCO's Business resources at once.

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Offers a wide variety of information resources with images, animations, full-text magazines, newspapers, books, and academic journals.

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Search across all EBSCO's health resources at once

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List of all EBSCO resources.

Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. - High School Atlas - Provided by BadgerLink

Encyclopedia Brittanica's atlas, geared towards high school students. View an interactive map of the world with country and state-level data, including square mileage, population and more.
 

Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. - School Edition K-12 - Provided by BadgerLink

Standard reference text for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade for all general research needs and interests. Provided through BadgerLink.

Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. - Spanish Reference Center (Juvenil & Enciclopedia Universal en Español) - Provided by BadgerLink

Encyclopedia Brittanica's Spanish language reference text for students or researchers of any age.

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 - Provided by BadgerLink

A valuable index for libraries, scholars and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. 

Explora for Elementary Schools - Provided by BadgerLink

Database designed especially for elementary school students to research topics like Animals, Arts & Music, Biographies, Geography, Language Arts, Math, Science & Health, and Social Studies.

Explora for Everyone - Provided by BadgerLink

General research database designed for easy browsing & research in subjects such as Arts & Literature, Biography, Business & Careers, Current Events, Geography & Culture, Health, History & Social Science, and Science & Math.

Explora for Middle & High Schools - Provided by BadgerLink

Database designed specifically for middle & high school students and teachers to browse and research topics such as Arts & Literature, Biography, Business & Government, Current Issues, Geography, Health, History, and Science & Math. 

Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia - Provided by BadgerLink

Encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas for students and adults alike.

Gale Courses

Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online.

GreenFILE - Provided by BadgerLink

Collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles covering human impact on the environment. 

Health Source: Consumer Edition - Provided by BadgerLink

Collection of consumer health information, including full text, from consumer health magazines on medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, to childcare, sports medicine and general health.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition - Provided by BadgerLink

Provides scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Most articles are full-text.

HeritageQuest Online - Provided by BadgerLink

Comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources including U.S. Federal Census records, full text family and local histories, Revolutionary War records, Freedman's Bank records and more.

 

Humanities International Complete - Provided by BadgerLink

Full text journals, books and other published sources from around the world. 

Humanities International Complete - Provided by BadgerLink

Full text journals, books and other published sources from around the world. 

LearningExpress Adult Learning Center - Provided by BadgerLink

A collection of web-based test preparation tools for the GED® and  U.S. citizenship tests as well as skill-building materials for adults, covering subjects like math, reading, writing, and public speaking.

LearningExpress Career Center - Provided by BadgerLink

A collection of web-based test preparation tools and skill-building materials for adults, covering subjects like learning about a career and preparing for an entrance or occupational exam.

LearningExpress College Center - Provided by BadgerLink

A collection of web-based test preparation tools and skill-building materials for reviewing key college skills.

LearningExpress College Preparation Center - Provided by BadgerLink

A collection of web-based test preparation tools for the ACT, PSAT, and SAT as well as skill-building materials, including how to write a college admissions essay.

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A collection of web-based test preparation tools for the GED, HiSET, and TASC tests as well as skill-building materials, covering subjects like math, reading, and writing.

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A collection of web-based test preparation tools and skill-building materials for children, teens, and adults.

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A collection of web-based skill-building materials on today’s popular computer programs including Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver, and Windows and Mac operating systems.

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Recursos para mejorar sus habilidades escritas, matemáticas, de leer, de ser ciudadano estadounidense, y más.

LearningExpress School Center - Provided by BadgerLink

A collection of web-based skill-building materials for K-12 students, including how to prepare for tests, boost current skills, and learn new ones.

Literary Reference Center - Provided by BadgerLink

A source for reference material on literature from antiquity to the present day.  

LitFINDER - Provided by BadgerLink

Poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays as well as criticism on all forms of literature.

Mango Languages

Effective language-learning using real-life situations and actual conversations. You'll learn more than grammar, vocabulary and conjugation, you'll learn how to communicate.

MAS Ultra -- School Edition - Provided by BadgerLink

Collection of images, full text magazines, reference books, biographies and primary source documents designed specifically for high school students.

MasterFILE Premier - Provided by BadgerLink

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

MEDLINE - Provided by BadgerLink

Authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. 

Merriam-Webster Dictionary - Provided by BadgerLink

The largest, most comprehensive American dictionary currently available in print or online.

Middle Search Plus - Provided by BadgerLink

Full text magazines, biographies, primary source documents, and historical essays along with an image collection designed for middle school students. Includes Lexile scores. 

Military & Government Collection - Provided by BadgerLink

Current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, through a collection of periodicals and academic journals.

News (AP, UPI, etc.) - Provided by BadgerLink

Provides near real-time access to top world-wide news.

 

 

 

Newspaper Source Plus - Provided by BadgerLink

Full text newspapers, television and radio news transcripts.

NoveList - Provided by BadgerLink

Readers' advisory service, with information on fiction titles as well as feature content including author read-alikes, book discussion guides, reading lists and more.

NoveList K-8

Fiction database designed especially for elementary and middle school users, with easy-to-use subject access to fiction titles aimed at the K-8 population. Includes reading lists, author and book read-a-likes and genre overviews.

Primary Search - Provided by BadgerLink

Designed for elementary school level research, with access to full text magazines. Includes Lexile scores.

PubMed - Provided by BadgerLink

Aggregates more than 22 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.

Regional Business News - Provided by BadgerLink

Full text coverage for regional business publications. 

Science Reference Center - Provided by BadgerLink

Easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented encyclopedias, reference books and periodicals covering all areas of science.

Soundzabound - Provided by BadgerLink

Collection of royalty free music, offering a wide variety audio themes and sound effects for grades K -12 as well as universities.

Standard and Poor's NetAdvantage

This is a comprehensive source of business and investment information, offering on-line access to Standard and Poor's Outlook, Stock Reports, Bond Reports, Corporation Records, Mutual Fund Reports, Industry Surveys, and Register of Corporations, Directors and Executives. 

 

TeachingBooks.net - Provided by BadgerLink

Thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading activities.

Wisconsin Media Lab - Provided by BadgerLink

High-quality, educational videos, images, and animations covering subject areas from math to art.