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Access NewspaperARCHIVE

Searchable newspaper pages, dating as far back as the 1700s. Pages are presented in PDF format preserving original context and format of content. tags: badgerlink login required newspapers & magazines »

Auto Repair Reference Center

Service bulletins, electrical diagrams, and other service and repair information for many vehicles 1945 through the present. tags: badgerlink automobiles login required »

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. tags: badgerlink login required children »

Business Source Premier

Search for company profiles, market research, industry profiles, international economic and political data, and more. tags: badgerlink finance & investing login required small business »

Consumer Health Complete

Provides convenient access to easy-to-understand health and medical information. Search and browse medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles. tags: badgerlink login required health »

Consumer Reports (EBSCO)

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.) tags: badgerlink login required newspapers & magazines »

EBSCOhost

Multiple databases of magazines, journals, newspapers, images and reference resources covering education, health, business and general areas of interest. tags: badgerlink login required small business newspapers & magazines »

Encyclopedia Britannica

(High School Edition) Online encyclopedia articles, magazine articles, videos and websites intended for high school students and adults. tags: badgerlink login required teen »

Encyclopedia Britannica

(Elementary School Edition) Online encyclopedia articles, magazine articles, videos and websites intended for elementary school students. tags: badgerlink login required children »

Encyclopedia Britannica

(Middle School Edition) Online encyclopedia articles, magazine articles, videos and websites intended for middle school students. Includes Compton's Encyclopedia. tags: badgerlink login required teen children »

HeritageQuest

Provides you with a connection for tracing family history and American culture. Images of original documents are provided. tags: badgerlink genealogy login required »

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. tags: badgerlink history research tools login required teen »

Kids Search

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. tags: badgerlink login required children »

LearningExpress Library 3.0

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.

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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. tags: badgerlink reading advice login required »

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. tags: badgerlink reading advice login required »

MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO)

Full text general reference publications, periodicals, reference books, primary source documents covering virtually every subject area of general interest; includes photos, maps and flags. tags: newspapers & magazines badgerlink »

News (EBSCO)

Provides near real-time access to top world-wide news via Associated Press, United Press International, and others. tags: newspapers & magazines badgerlink »

Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCO)

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. tags: badgerlink login required newspapers & magazines »

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! tags: badgerlink reading advice login required »

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! tags: badgerlink reading advice login required children »

Regional Business News (EBSCO)

Full text coverage for regional business publications. tags: newspapers & magazines badgerlink small business »

Regional Business News (EBSCO)

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. tags: badgerlink login required newspapers & magazines »

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. tags: badgerlink research tools login required teen children »

Searchasaurus

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. tags: badgerlink login required children »

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. tags: music badgerlink login required »

Student Research Center

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. tags: badgerlink research tools login required teen children »

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. tags: badgerlink reading advice login required children »

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.) tags: badgerlink login required »

Wisconsin Newspapers Archive

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. tags: badgerlink genealogy login required newspapers & magazines »

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