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On-site Services

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.

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Proctoring

Take your proctored exams at the library! Proctoring services are available at all MCPL locations to persons engaged in distance learning and online courses, as well as professional development and certifications. If you plan to use the library's proctoring services, please review the following documents as soon as possible:... (read more)

MCPL On-site College For Educators For Teens For Adults Online Courses

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.

MAS Complete

Designed specifically for high school libraries, MAS Complete is a full-text database providing hundreds of popular high school magazines and reference books. Covering subjects such art, history, sports and music, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags. 

BadgerLink Online For Teens College History

Websites

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.

Bureau of Labor Statistics: K–12

This Bureau of Labor Statistics website is designed to help K-12 students explore career options based on their interests and preferences.

Web For Teens For Children Employment College

Chemistry Coach

Need help with chemistry? This site will help you cover the basics of chemistry! 

Web College For Teens

College Affordability and Transparency Center

The CATC was designed by the U.S. Department of Education to meet requirements in the Higher Education Opportunity Act and to provide better information to student and parent consumers about college costs. It serves as a central point to several tools that allow users to compare colleges tuition and fees, net price and other characteristics.

Web College

CollegeBoard

This resource provides information on college planning for students, parents and educators.

Web College For Teens

CollegeNavigator

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.

Web College

Federal School Code Search

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.

Web College Grants and Scholarships

Federal Student Aid

This U.S. Department of Education website is an one-stop resource for information on federal student aid.

Web College Grants and Scholarships

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

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).  

Web College Grants and Scholarships For Teens

National College Fairs (from NACAC)

Click on "Learn" to find advice for applying to college, including useful checklists and tips for writing admissions essays. 

Web College For Teens

State of Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board (HEAB)

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.

Web For Teens College Grants and Scholarships

U.S. Department of Education Financial Aid

This resource includes links to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), a student aid estimator and other information about financial aid and repaying student loans. 

Web College Grants and Scholarships

Wisc-Online

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).

Web For Teens College Computers and Technology Online Courses