Online Resources in Alphabetical Order
BadgerLink is Wisconsin's Online Library, providing Wisconsin residents with licensed content not available through regular search engines. Great for students, genealogists, DIYers, business people, readers, and more.
A collection of online resources and databases including Explora for students.
Subcription service. Use your Library Card to access.
GCF Learnfree provides free tutorials and classes on a wide range of subjects
from basic reading and math to using the internet to Microsoft Office products.
Discover your family history today. Use your Library Card to access.
A website created by Wisconsin libraries and the Department of Public Instruction,
tailored to Wisconsin residents, businesses, and communities. Browse job postings in all industries including
county and city government. Brush up on job seeking skills like resumes, cover letters, and interviewing.
Find housing information if you're relocating, and resources for veterans and released offenders.
Part of Transparent Language.
Subscription service. Use your Library Card to access. Access beginning February 2019.
Achieve your educational and career goals.
Courses available in College Prep; Computer and Internet Basics; High School Equivalency; Career Center; Popular Software Tutorials; Recursos en Español; and many more.
Libby is an app from Overdrive, offering faster and easier access to the free ebooks and audiobooks in Wisconsin's digital library. Use on your smartphone, tablet, or computer.
Use with Kindle Fire devices currently not yet available.
Top Ten books published this month that librarians across the country love!
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The world’s most current, comprehensive and reliable online literature database. Rich critical, biographical and contextual
content supports interdisciplinary approaches, information literacy and the development of critical-thinking skills. Full-text
articles from scholarly journals and literary magazines are combined with critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, biographies, and more to provide a wealth of information on authors, their works, and literary movements. Researchers at all levels will find the information they need, with content covering all genres and disciplines, all time periods and all parts of the world.
Subscription service. Use your Library Card to access.
ReferenceUSA is the premier source of business and residential information for reference and research. ReferenceUSA offers the most up-to-date data available in the market. The business and consumer databases are continuously updated from more than 5,000 public sources.Subscription Service. Use your Library Card to access.
Learn 100+ Languages at home, in the library or on the go. Combining extensive courses and supplemental resources for over 100 languages, including English, Transparent Language Online is the most complete language-learning system. Subscription service. Use your Library Card to access. Access beginning February 2019.
For college-level and adult researchers. The Wisconsin Historical Society has partnered with Ancestry to provide free access to selected Wisconsin government records for family history research
A growing collection of online, full-text Wisconsin government documents including official policies, reports and statistics on topics such as statewide health, education, agriculture, natural resources, and more. The Wisconsin Digital Archives is provided by the Department of Public Instruction using funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to promote civic literacy and engagement, and provide government transparency.