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RESEARCH & LEARNING

If you are interested in searching our premium databases, you’ll see them all here.  From Ancestry.com and JobNow to Gale Courses and Reference USA, we’ve got information you won’t find anywhere else! Want to learn a language? You’ll find Rosetta Stone too.

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Books & Reading

  • Ebsco Books – Formerly called netLibrary, this is an ebook collection of nonfiction titles. Titles can be checked-out, downloaded, and read on your computer. [Home Use] [Library Use]
  • Literary Reference Center – Contains full text of plot summaries, articles/essays of literary criticism, author biographies and interviews, literary journals, book reviews, classic and contemporary poems and short stories, and more. [Home Use] [Library Use]
  • LitFinder – Primary literature content, including citations and full text of hundreds of thousands of poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays. [Home Use] [Library Use]
  • NovelistPlus – Includes over 200,000 fiction and readable nonfiction titles, plus lists of award-winning books, book discussion guides, book talks, recommended reads, and more. [Home Use] [Library Use] 
  • OverDrive – A growing collection of downloadable fiction and nonfiction titles in audio and electronic format. Read or listen from your computer or portable device. [Home and Library Use]

Business, Investing, Legal

  • Business Source Premier – Full-text journal and peer-reviewed articles covering all disciplines of business including marketing, management, accounting, finance, and economics. [Home Use] [Library Use]
  • Morningstar Investment Research Center – Find stocks or mutual funds, and research current or prospective holdings. [Home Use] [Library Use]

Consumer Information

  • Consumer Reports – Product reviews and Ratings on cars, appliances, electronics and more from Consumer Reports. [Home Use] [Library Use]

DIY – Do It Yourself

  • Auto Repair Reference Center – Information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, with repair information for most vintage makes starting as far back as 1945. [Home Use] [Library Use]

Genealogy

  • Ancestry Library Edition – A comprehensive online source of information for conducting genealogical and local history research. [Library Use Only]
  • Heritage Quest – Offers U.S. federal census information, family genealogies, local histories, tax lists, city directories, land and probate records, birth, marriage and death records, genealogical and local history serials, and more. [Home Use] [Library Use]

Health

  • Consumer Health Complete – Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. [Home Use] [Library Use]

Jobs

  • JobNow – Provides free career preparation assistance. The service offers live interview coaching, resume assistance, career guidance, and an Adult Learning Center. [Home Use] [Library Use]
  • GlassDoor – Provides an inside look at company reviews, interview questions, & salary information for thousands of companies. [Home Use] [Library Use]

Languages

  • Rosetta Stone – Includes 30 languages to meet a range of cultural interests. Learning is structured around core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills and also includes focused activities to refine grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and more. [Home Use] [Library Use]

Learning Resources

  • Gale Courses – A wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online through Gale Courses, also known as ed2go. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month. [Home use] [Library Use]
  • Learning Express – Offers practice tests, exercises, and skill-building courses for a wide variety of purposes including interactive courses on using software, job searching, taking the SAT and ACT and much more. [Home Use] [Library Use]

Newspapers & Magazines

  • Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers – Offers access to 235 daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers.  Content is available from April 2005 through 90 days ago. [Home Use] [Library Use]
  • Ebscohost – Magazines, journals, newspapers, images and reference resources covering education, health, business, science, history and general areas of interest. [Home use] [Library Use]
  • Flipster – Offers digital access to your favorite magazines: HGTV Magazine, Sports Illustrated, Cosmopolitan, Time and many more! View in your browser or using the Flipster app for tablets. [Home Use] [Library Use]
  • Newspaper Archive – Offers millions of searchable historical newspaper pages from the 1700s. PDF format of original content. [Home Use] [Library Use]
  • 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. [Home Use] [Library Use]

Reference

  • History Reference Center – Offers full text from reference books, encyclopedias, periodicals, and non-fiction books. Also includes historical documents; biographies of historical figures; historical photos and maps. [Home Use] [Library Use]
  • Science Reference Center – Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. [In-Library Use]