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A to Z Maps Online  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via World Trade Press  
The world’s largest subscription-based database of proprietary, royalty-free world, continent, country, and state maps. Included in the 4,000+ maps are: political maps, physical maps, outline maps, population maps, precipitation maps, climate maps, and other thematic maps. New maps are added to the collection every month.

Academic Search Premier  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via EbscoHost through Badgerlink   
This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,500 journals, including full text for more than 3,700 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for 1,000 titles.

Alt HealthWatch  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via EbscoHost through Badgerlink  
This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers libraries full text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts. Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine. This database features indexing and abstracts going back as far as 1984, and full text going back as far as 1990.

Americas Newspapers  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via NewsBank  
Find current and archived local, state and regional full-text articles on issues, events, people, government, sports and more including the Daily News--West Bend and Washington County(7/10/2000-Current), Daily Reporter (3/01/01-Current), Janesville Gazette (12/14/06-Current), La Crosse Tribune (12/24/06-Current), Leader-Telegram (9/12/07-Current), Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (1/22/90-Current), Packer Plus (10/17/02-Current), Superior Telegram (5/19/06-Current), Waukesha Freeman (6/12/2000-Current), Wisconsin Law Journal (4/4/01-Current), and the Wisconsin State Journal (3/18/89-Current). 

Ancestry Library Edition  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via Ancestry.com  
Search Genealogical information including: census, military, birth, marriage and death records.

ARTstor  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via ARTstor.com  
ARTstor is a digital library of nearly one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes.

Associates Programs Source Plus  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via EbscoHost  
Associates Programs Source Plus contains more than 1,700 full text journals as well as more than 200 full text books. This database is designed specifically for the research needs of two-year colleges, and provides comprehensive coverage of subjects as wide-ranging as: alcohol drug abuse counseling, audiology, biotechnology, computer data processing, CAD, cosmetology, electrical technology, fashion design, forensics, graphic arts, health information technology, interior design, law enforcement criminal justice, paralegal studies, robotics, travel tourism, veterinary assisting, and dozens more equally varied areas of study. 

Audiobook Collection  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via EbscoHost  
Search audiobooks, listen to samples, and download your selection

Auto Repair Reference Center 
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Auto Repair Reference Center includes more than 33,800 vehicles covered from 1945 to present, nearly 800,000 drawings and step-by-step photographs, approximately 83,200 technical service bulletins recalls issued by the original equipment vehicle manufacturer, over 99,800 enhanced wiring diagrams for easy viewing and printing, specifications maintenance schedules, Labor Time Guide Estimator; AutoIQ, Quick Tips, a complete guide to vehicle ownership maintenance, unlimited remote access and much more. New repair procedures and updates are continually added to the product. All of the content in Auto Repair Reference Center has been created by ASE certified technicians.

BadgerLink 
BadgerLink is a project of the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI), Division for Libraries, Technology, and Community Learning. Its goal is to provide access to quality online information resources for Wisconsin residents in cooperation with the state's public, school, academic, and special libraries and Internet Service Providers

BadgerLink Songbook Database  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. 
Locate Music within Wisconsin Reference and Loan Collection of 2,000 Songbooks


Book Collection Nonfiction: Elementary School Edition
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Book Collection Nonfiction: Elementary School Edition is a rich research database for school and public libraries. It contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for 1,290 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on animals, weather, holidays, Native Americans, United States, Canada, biographies, civics and more.

Book Collection Nonfiction: High School Edition  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via EbscoHost through Badgerlink  
Book Collection Nonfiction: High School Edition is a rich research database for school and public libraries. It contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for 2,448 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on careers, health, ethnicity, disabilities, technology, biographies, music, science, history, civics and more. 

Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle School Edition  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via EbscoHost through Badgerlink   
Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle School Edition is a rich research database for school and public libraries. It contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for 3,089 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on careers, health, ethnicity, disabilities, technology, biographies, history, science, women, civics and more.

Business Source Premier  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via EbscoHost through Badgerlink   
Business Source Premier is the industrys most used business research database, providing full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. This database provides full text back to 1886, and searchable cited references back to 1998. Business Source Premier is superior to the competition in full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. This database is updated daily on EBSCOhost.

Chronicle of Higher Education  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via Chronicle of Higher Education  
A well-regarded source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via EbscoHost   
CINAHL Plus with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for nursing allied health journals, providing full text for more than 620 journals indexed in CINAHL. Of those, 305 are not found with full text in any version of Academic Search, Health Source or Nursing Allied Health Collection. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index with no embargo., CINAHL Plus with Full Text is the definitive research tool for all areas of nursing and allied health literature.

CQ Researcher  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via CQ Press  
Founded in 1923 as Editorial Research Reports, The CQ Researcher is the choice of researchers seeking original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news.
There is a limit of six simultaneous logins. You may be unable to access this database if that number is exceeded. Please log out when you are finished.

eBook Collection  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via EbscoHost through Badgerlink  
Search and view the full text of eBooks.

ebrary Academic Complete - via ebrary, Inc. via Proquest.com  
eBrary Academic Complete is a highly interactive eBook database from ebrary that covers all academic subject areas. The collection currently includes more than 30,000 titles from more than 220 of the worlds leading academic, STM, and professional publishers.

Education Research Complete  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via EbscoHost through Badgerlink   
Education Research Complete is the definitive online resource for education research. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Education Research Complete provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,870 journals, as well as full text for more than 1,060 journals, and includes full text for more than 133 books and monographs, and for numerous education-related conference papers. 

Educational Administration Abstracts  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via EbscoHost through Badgerlink   
Educational Administration Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains 60,000 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.

ERIC  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via EbscoHost through Badgerlink  
ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center, contains more than 1,194,000 records and links to more than 100,000 full-text documents from ERIC.

Film and Television Literature Index with Full Text  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via EbscoHost  
Film and Television Literature Index with Full Text is the definitive online tool for film and television research. It is a comprehensive bibliographic and full-text database covering the entire spectrum of television and film. Subject coverage includes film television theory, preservation restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews. The database provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for 350 publications (and selected coverage of nearly 300), as well as full text for more than 100 journals and nearly 100 books. 

Films on Demand  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via Films for the Humanities  
Films On Demand is a web-based digital video delivery platform that allows you to view streaming videos from Films Media Group anytime, anywhere, 24/7. Thousands of videos are available for in-class use and remote viewing from the library.
Please note: The Library has access only to the Humanities and Social Sciences section.

Funk Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via EbscoHost through Badgerlink   
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

Gale Virtual Reference Library  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via Gale  
With electronic reference books from Gale, researchers can instantly access thousands of eBooks on virtually any subject. These trusted, authoritative reference works are available 24/7 through the state-of-the-art Gale Virtual Reference Library platform, providing an unprecedented combination of functionality and features. 

GreenFILE  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via EbscoHost through Badgerlink   
GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.

Grove's Dictionary of Art Online (Oxford Dictionary of Art)  
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Oxford Art Online provides access to the entire text of The Dictionary of Art, ed. Jane Turner (1996, 34 vols.) and The Oxford Companion to Western Art, ed. Hugh Brigstocke (2001). Over 3,000 thumbnail art images and line drawings are displayed in the text of articles along with extensive image links.


Health Source: Consumer Edition  
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This database is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via EbscoHost through Badgerlink   
This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

History Reference Center  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via EbscoHost through Badgerlink   
History Reference Center offers full text from more than 2,500 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for nearly 170 leading history periodicals, more than 112,000 historical documents, 113,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 112,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video. Click here for a complete title list. Click here for more info.

Humanities International Complete  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via EbscoHost through Badgerlink   
Humanities International Complete provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. Produced by Whitston Publishing (an imprint of EBSCO Publishing), this database includes all data from Humanities International Index (more than 2,100 journals and 2.47 million records) plus unique full text content, much of which is not found in other databases. The database includes full text for more than 890 journals.

Issues and Controversies  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via Facts on File   
More than 300 full-text topics. Combines objective analysis and explanations of opposing points of view.

LearningExpress Library  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via LearningExpress through Badgerlink  
LearningExpress Library is a comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patronsstudents and adult learnerssucceed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.

Lexis-PALS Drug Guide  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via EbscoHost through Badgerlink   
The Lexi-PALS Drug Guide is a database of Patient Advisory Leaflets from Lexi-Comp that provides vital education on medications for patients. The approach for each pamphlet is to present each medication in an easy to follow and understand question-and-answer format. The database consists of over 1,450 medication and natural product leaflets, with an additional 600 Spanish language leaflets representing the most subscribed and commonly used medications. The database is offered on the EBSCOhost platform and is updated monthly.

Literary Reference Center  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via EbscoHost through Badgerlink  
The Literary Reference Center (LRC) is a highly graphical interface intended for public, academic and high school libraries. The primary goal of LRC is to assist high school and undergraduate English and Humanities students with homework and research assignments of a literary nature.

LitFINDER  
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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.

MAS Ultra - School Edition  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via EbscoHost through Badgerlink   
Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for more than 500 popular, high school magazines. MAS Ultra School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,639 biographies, 104,481 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 285,912 photos, maps flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

MasterFILE Premier  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via EbscoHost through Badgerlink   
Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 1,750 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also includes nearly 500 full text reference books, 85,827 biographies, 105,789 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 285,912 photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.

MEDLINE  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via EbscoHost through Badgerlink   
MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.

Middle Search Plus  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via EbscoHost through Badgerlink   
Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Middle Search Plus also contains 85,639 biographies, 104,481 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 285,912 photos, maps and flags.

Military Government Collection
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Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. The Military Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 titles.

ModuMath Algebra  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via Wsiconsin Technical College System  
Online video tutorials to help students with algebra skills.

ModuMath Basic Math  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via Wisconsin Technical College System  
Online video tutorials to help students with basic mathematics skills.

National Geographic  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via Gale  
National Geographic Magazine Archive from 1888 to 1994.

Naxos Music Library  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via Naxos  
Naxos Music Library NML is the world's largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming access to more than 23,300 CDs with more than 331,000 tracks. On average, 500 new CDs are added to the library every month. 
Maximum 5 logins and you must logout of this database when you are finished using it.

NewsBank  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via Infoweb  
The electronic editions of record for valuable local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers--all in one easy-to-search database. Each paper provides unique coverage of local and regional news, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community. Paid ads are excluded. 

Newspapers through Badgerlink Newspaper Source Plus includes 1,570 full-text newspapers, providing more than 27 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 583,100 television and radio news transcripts, videos podcasts.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via Gale  
Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering todays hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.

Oxford Art Online  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via Oxford University Press  
Includes the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. Grove Art Online also includes image partnerships with ARTstor, the Bridgeman Art Library, the British Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Art Images for College Teaching, Art Resource, Artists Rights Society and numerous international art galleries and artists.

Oxford English Dictionary  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via Oxford University Press  
The online version of the Oxford English Dictionary, the world's leading authority on the history and development of the English language since 1150.

Primary Search  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via EbscoHost through Badgerlink   
Primary Search provides full text for nearly 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.

Professional Development Collection  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via EbscoHost through Badgerlink   
Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of 520 high quality education journals, including nearly 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. Professional Development Collection is the most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world.

ProQuest Historic Map Works - via ProQuest  
Historic Map Works Library Edition is one of the most extensive digital map collections available, with over 1.5 million high-resolution, full color historic maps. Historic Map Works collections include: Property Maps, over 1.3 million cadastral maps cover the development of the United States since the late 1700's to the present day Antique Maps, over 100,000 antiquarian maps covering the world from the 15th to 19th centuries, drawn from the University of Southern Maine's Osher Map Library Directories & Illustrations, with tens of thousands of related listings, images, business ads, and statistics from city directories, atlases, birds eye views, and more

Reference USA  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via InfoUSA  
Information from 13 million businesses and 120 million households.

Regional Business News  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via EbscoHost  
This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis.

Science Reference Center  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via EbscoHost through Badgerlink   
Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. This database contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. 

Soundzabound  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via Educational Communications Board through Badgerlink  
Soundzabound provides music and sound effects that are copyright compliant, content safe and royalty free for use in student projects and other school productions. For example, students may download and use these Mp3 audio files in podcasts, videos, digital storytelling or any type of multimedia production. The audio may also be used at assemblies, theater performances and other public performances, or as soundtracks to productions such as video yearbooks or sports videos. 

Underground and Independent Comics  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via Alexander Street Press  
Underground and Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels is the first ever scholarly, primary source database focusing on adult comic books and graphic novels. Beginning with the first underground comix from the 1960s to the works of modern sequential artists, this collection will contain more than 75,000 pages of comics and graphic novels, along with 25,000 pages of interviews, criticism, and journal articles that document the continual growth and evolution of this artform. 

WisCat - via Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction  
WisCat connects you to the collections of public and academic libraries across Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Digital Library Collections - via Badgerlink  
Search digital resources available in Wisconsin through Badgerlink's Wisconsin Digital Library Collection.

Wisconsin Heritage Online
 - The Wisconsin Library Heritage Center (WLHC) is a program of the Wisconsin Library Association Foundation (WLAF) which promotes an understanding and appreciation of the history of libraries and librarianship in Wisconsin by the general public and the Wisconsin library community, promtes the preservation of artifacts and archives which contribute to an understanding and appreciation of Wisconsin’s library heritage, and promotes research and publishing which contribute to an understanding and appreciation of Wisconsin’s library heritage

Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site  This is a secured database.  You must log in to use this resource. - via Wisconsin Newspaper Association via Badgerlink  
Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site is a service of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association. It provides access to the daily and weekly newspapers in Wisconsin, starting in 2005 to the present, with an embargo delay of 60 days. The BadgerLink team has worked with the Wisconsin Newspaper Association (WNA) to improve Wisconsin newspapers in BadgerLink. Through this new partnership, WNAs Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site will provide access to its 235 daily and weekly member-newspapers. Each addition is covered cover to cover in a PDF, searchable format. This service is available onsite in libraries of all types (except for corporate libraries) and through entry of a library card number. It is not available statewide through IP address authentication as are other BadgerLink resources.

WorldCat - via OCLC  
WorldCat connects you to the collections and services of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide.