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Whether you are researching a topic, want to learn a new skill, or are exploring your family history, our digital resources and databases can help. Use your library card for free access to these online resources.

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AHFS Consumer Medication Information

AHFS Consumer Medication Information
Library card number required. Medication information for the general public, including directions for administering drugs and potential side effects. Published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Provided by BadgerLink.

Alt HealthWatch

Alt HealthWatch
Library card number required. Full-text articles from often peer-reviewed journals covering alternative and holistic approaches to health care and wellness. Provided by BadgerLink.

Ancestry Library
Ancestry Library Search census, vital, immigration and military records.

Temporary, free access is courtesy of Ancestry.com.

Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers

Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers
Library card number required. Full-text daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 90 days ago, plus newspapers from the 1800s and 1900s, all in searchable PDF format. See a full title list here. Provided by Badgerlink.

AtoZ Databases

AtoZ Databases
Library card number required. A reference and marketing database with 30 million business profiles and over 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, and finding contact information for friends and family.

Auto Repair Source

Auto Repair Source
Library card number required. Authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. Provided by BadgerLink.

Axis360 Digital Lucky Day Books

Axis360 Digital Lucky Day Books
Library card number required. High-demand titles and bestselling authors with no waitlists! If a title is available, it’s yours to borrow! Download eBooks and digital audiobooks.

Getting started with Axis360 Lucky Day Books

Badgerlink
Library card number required. From personal interest to educational research, Badgerlink is Wisconsin’s Online Library, providing Wisconsin residents with licensed, trustworthy resources that are not available through normal internet search engines.

Britannica Library

Britannica Library
Library card number required. Comprehensive online encyclopedia for students and adults. Provided by BadgerLink.

Business Source Premier

Business Source Premier
Full-text journal and peer-reviewed articles covering all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, accounting, finance and economics. Provided by BadgerLink.

Consumer Health Complete

Consumer Health Complete
Library card number required. Consumer-oriented health resource, from mainstream to holistic medicine. Features full-text articles from magazines, journals, reference books and encyclopedias and hundreds of medical images and diagrams. Provided by BadgerLink.

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports
Library card number required. Access full-text PDFs of the popular magazine. Find expert advice, buying advice, user reviews and much, much more! Provided by BadgerLink.

CreativeBug

CreativeBug
Library card number required. View video tutorials on a wide variety of arts and crafts, including knitting, paper art, cake decorating and more. Unlimited access to thousands of classes and patterns for all skill levels so you may learn a craft at your own pace.

Quick Start Guide

Explora for Elementary Schools

Explora for Elementary Schools
Library card number required. Full-text research database covering a variety of subjects for elementary school students. Provided by BadgerLink.

Explora for Middle and High Schools

Explora for Middle and High Schools
Library card number required. Full-text research database covering a variety of academic subjects for middle and high school students. Provided by BadgerLink.

fold3

fold3
Library card number required. A premier collection of original military records.

Funk & Wagnall’s New World Enyclopedia

Funk & Wagnall’s New World Enyclopedia
Library card number required. Comprehensive online encyclopedia for students and adults. Provided by BadgerLink.

Gale Courses

Gale Courses
Library card number required. Online courses for professional and personal enrichment. Explore 100+ online courses led by expert instructors. Six-week courses begin every month and can be taken entirely online so you can work around your schedule.

Quick Start Guide

Gale LegalForms

Gale LegalForms
Library card number required. Prepare legal forms without all the trial and error. Gale LegalForms offers thousands of authentic, Wisconsin legal forms from wills to business contracts. The forms are fill-in-the-blank, downloadable, and continuously updated to reflect the latest laws.

Quick Start Guide
Full Guide
Finding Documents Video Tutorial
Legal Tools Video Tutorial

Green Bay Press Gazette

Green Bay Press Gazette
The Central Library has microfilm for the Green Bay Press Gazette from June 29, 1915 to the present.

Searching the GBPG Index:
1962-1983: Card index located in the Local History & Genealogy Department at the Central Library.
July 1985-December 1996: Print index in the microfilm area at the Central Library (these are news indices, not vital record indices).
1997-2003: Search the Green Bay Press-Gazette index in the library’s online catalog.
2002-Currrent: Complete full-text content of the Green Bay Press-Gazette is in ProQuest.

Health Source: Consumer Edition

Health Source: Consumer Edition
Library card number required. Full-text consumer health magazines, pamphlets and reference books. Covers many health topics including medical sciences, food science and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Provided by BadgerLink.

HeritageQuest Online

HeritageQuest Online
Library card number required. A comprehensive treasury of American genealogical and historical sources. Includes US Federal Censuses, books, cemetery records, city directories, military records and more. Provided by BadgerLink.

Hoopla

Hoopla
Library card number required. Instantly stream or download eBooks, audiobooks, comics, songs, movies and television shows.

Getting started with Hoopla

LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library
Library card number required. Access test preparation materials for elementary through adult level. Includes the ACT, ASVAB, civil service, EMS, firefighter, GED, GMAT, GRE, law enforcement, paramedic, PPST, real estate, SAT, United States citizenship and more. Provided by BadgerLink.

Literary Reference Center Plus

Literary Reference Center Plus
Library card number required. A collection of literary criticism and reference works. Provided by BadgerLink.

MasterFILE Complete

MasterFILE Complete
Library card number required. Popular full-text magazines, reference books and other sources from the world’s leading publishers. Covers topics including business, health, education, fitness, sports and leisure, personal finance, general science, multicultural issues, DIY and fashion. Provided by BadgerLink.

Medline Plus

Medline Plus
No login needed. Reliable and authoritative health information from the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, which is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). En Español.

Merck Manual

Merck Manual
No login needed. Information on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, procedures, news and more, written in everyday language. All of the trusted information that was found in the Merck Manual Home Health Handbook is now available for free on the Merck Manual website.

Morningstar

Morningstar
Library card number required. Stock market analysis; equity, mutual fund, and ETF research, ratings, and picks; portfolio tools; and option, hedge fund, IRA, 401k, and 529 plan research.

Newspaper Source Plus

Newspaper Source Plus
Library card number required. Full text coverage of today’s major newspapers. Provided by BadgerLink.

Newspapers.com Library Edition - World Collection

Newspapers.com Library Edition – World Collection
Library card number required. Historical newspapers archive from the 1700s – 2000s containing thousands of well-known regional, state, and small local newspapers in the United States and other countries. Provided by BadgerLink.

Newswires

Newswires
Library card number required. Near real-time access to top world-wide news. Includes news from the Associated Press, United Press International, PR Newsire, Xinhua, CNN Wire and Business Wire. Provided by BadgerLink.

Northeast Wisconsin Historical Materials

Northeast Wisconsin Historical Materials
No login required. Historical atlases, directories, plat maps and high school yearbooks from Brown, Door, Kewaunee Oconto & Shawano Counties. They are useful to people seeking the origin of street names and to trace neighborhoods that were once farmland or heavily forested lands.

Novelist

NoveList
Library card number required. Find your next read with this fiction recommendation resource featuring read-alikes, discussion guides, reading lists, and more. Provided by BadgerLink.

Overdrive/Libby

Overdrive/Libby
Library card number required. Check out eBooks, digital audiobooks, and magazines that can be downloaded to your computer, e-reader or an Android or Apple device. 

Getting started with OverDrive/Libby

PressReader

PressReader
Library card number required. Access over 7,000 digital newspapers and magazines from around the world as soon as they are published.

Getting started with PressReader

PubMed

PubMed
No login required. A free resource supporting the search and retrieval of biomedical and life sciences literature with the aim of improving health–both globally and personally. The PubMed database contains more than 32 million citations and abstracts of biomedical literature.

Regional Business News

Regional Business News
Library card number required. Full-text access to 108 business magazines and newspapers from the U.S. and Canada. Provided by BadgerLink.

Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone
Library card number required. Learn a brand-new language, further your ESL learning as non-native English speaker, or brush up on a language for business or vacation travel. Includes 50 hours of foundational lessons to build reading, writing, speaking and listen skills for 29 different languages.

Quick Start Guide
Mobile App Guide

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Small Engine Repair Reference Center
Library card number required. Detailed, user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines. Includes more than 450 full-text reference books with original photos and illustrations covering more than 25 years of engine models. Provided by BadgerLink.

Teaching Books

Teaching Books
Library card number requiredOriginal, in-studio movies of authors and illustrators, audio book excerpts, guides to thousands of titles and multimedia resources on children’s and young adult literature. Provided by BadgerLink. 

Transparent Language

Transparent Language
Library card number required
. Build listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in over 100 languages. Includes content for English learners of all levels, including beginner-level courses localized for speakers of over 25 languages.

Quick Start Guide

Tumble Book Library

Tumble Book Library
Library card number required. Animated, talking picture books that add sound, music and narration to existing picture books. Select from over 1,400 titles for a variety of ages and reading levels. Also featuring Spanish and French books, read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, graphic novels, National Geographic videos, and exciting games and puzzles.

U.S. Newsstream

U.S. Newsstream
Library card number required. Current and archival to 1980s U.S. news featuring key national and regional sources including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Newsday, and Chicago Tribune as well as over 80 Gannett titles. Provided by BadgerLink.

Value Line Investment Survey

Value Line Investment Survey
Library card number required. See full-page reports, analyst commentaries and Value Line’s trademark rankings of all stocks covered by the print edition.

Wisconsin Blue Books

Wisconsin Blue Books
No login required. Search the complete text of every Wisconsin Blue Book-the primary reference source about the state, documenting the organization of the state’s three branches of government (legislative, executive, and judicial).

Wisconsin Driver Education Practice Tests

Wisconsin Driver Education Practice Tests
No login required. Free practice tests for Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles written examinations. Includes car, motorcycle and commercial driver license tests.

Also see:
DMV Driver Practice Test App
DMV Commercial Driver Practice Test App

Wisconsin Historical Society Family History Records

Wisconsin Historical Society Family History Records
No login required. Family history research records from the Wisconsin Historical Society records available on Ancestry. A collection of family history-related government records covering various time periods between 1800 and 1987, including birth, death, and marriage indexes, state censuses, and wills and probate records. Provided by BadgerLink.

Wisconsin Motorist's Handbook

Wisconsin Motorist’s Handbook
Check out a copy from the library or download the Handbook from the Department of Transportation.