eResources

ancestry

Genealogy databases containing census, military, Social Security death records,and much more.This database is accessible only at the library.

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Auto Repair Reference Center has information on repair procedures, service bulletins and recalls, wiring diagrams & more.

 BADGER LINK

Provides access to over 4000 magazines and journal articles, many in full-text.

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Britannica – Elementary – Library Use

Level-appropriate reference articles, journals and magazines, the Web’s Best Sites, multimedia, and curriculum content.

 

Britannica – Middle School – Home Use
Britannica – Middle School – Library Use

Level-appropriate reference articles, journals and magazines, the Web’s Best Sites, multimedia, and curriculum content.

 

Britannica – High School – Home Use
Britannica – High School – Library Use

Level-appropriate reference articles, journals and magazines, the Web’s Best Sites, multimedia, and curriculum content.

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Business Source Premier – Home Use 

Library Use

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Consumer Health Complete – Home Use
Library Use

Consumer Health Complete provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

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Consumer Reports Online – Home Use
Consumer Reports Online – Library Use

Product reviews and Ratings on cars, appliances, electronics and more from Consumer Reports.

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Ebsco Ebooks

Formerly called netLibrary, this is an electronic book collection of nonfiction titles. Titles can be checked-out and downloaded, and read on your computer when you are not connected to the Internet, or can be transferred to your Adobe Digital Editions-compatible eBook Reader device.

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EBSCOhost – Home Use

Magazines, journals, newspapers, images and reference resources covering education, health, business, science,history and general areas of interest. Student resources found in Kids Search and Student Resource Center.

EBSCOhost – Library Use
EBSCOhost (Espanol) – a su casa
EBSCOhost (Espanol) – en la biblioteca

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Explora for Everyone
Explora for Elementary Schools
Explora for Middle & High Schools

Magazines, journals, newspapers, images and reference resources covering education, health, business, science, history and general areas of interest.

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Flipster eMagazines – Home Use

Flipster offers digital access to your favorite magazines: HGTV Magazine, Sports Illustrated, Cosmopolitan, Time and many more! Simply sign in with your library card and browse online magazines by category. View in your browser or using the Flipster app for tablets. 

 Foundations in Wisconsin

 

This directory, profiles over 1300 grant making foundations in Wisconsin, offering contact information, total assets, grants paid, and areas of interest. This database is accessible only in Alice Baker Library.
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Gale Courses

A wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online through Gale Courses, also known as ed2go.   As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month. 

 

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Genealogy databases.
For access from home, click here.

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History Reference Center – Home Use  
Library Use

The 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; and more than 80 hours of historical video library link.

 Internal Revenue Service

Federal tax forms.

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JobNow

JobNow provides free career preparation assistance to help you land the job of your dreams. The service offers live interview coaching, resume assistance, career guidance, and an Adult Learning Center.

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Learning Express – Home Use
Learning Express – In Library Use

Learning Express Library offers practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, and information needed to achieve results—at school, at work, or in life. The Computer Skills Learning Center includes interactive courses on MicroSoft Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word. Looking to land a job? An entire Learning Center is dedicated to help job seekers.  Practice tests include SAT and ACT.

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LitFinder – Home Use
Library Use

LitFinder is primary literature content, including citations and full text of hundreds of thousands of poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays.

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Literary Reference Center – Home Use
Library Use

Literary Reference Center contains full text of plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, articles/essays of literary criticism, author biographies, literary journals, book reviews, classic and contemporary poems, classic and contemporary short stories, author interviews, and much more.

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Morningstar Investment Research Center – Home Use
Morningstar Investment Research Center – Library Use

Use Morningstar Investment Research Center to find stocks or mutual funds, research current or prospective holdings.

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Newspaper Archive – Home Use 
Library Use

Newspaper Archive offers millions of searchable historical newspaper pages from the 1700s.  PDF format of original content.

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Newspaper Source Plus – Home Use 
Library Use

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.

 NoveList

Ebsco NoveList Plus

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.

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Wisconsin’s Digital Library through Overdrive is your connection to free library ebooks, audiobooks and videos. All you need is a valid library card and PIN number to get started. Read/listen via your computer or download material to a mobile device. 

EASY TO FOLLOW GUIDES for Downloading eBooks and Audiobooks to Kindles, Nooks, Mobile Tablets and more!  Click here.

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Reference USA – Home Use
Free ReferenceUSA webinars available!

Reference USA – Library Use
Information on U.S. companies & consumers.

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Rosetta Stone- Home Use 
Library Use

Add a foreign language to your skill set with Rosetta Stone. This resource 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.

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Science Reference Center – In Library Use

Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources.

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Author info and reading enrichment
for kids of all ages.

unemployment Social and financial help links for the unemployed and underemployed.

 

Wiscat

 

WISCAT is Wisconsin’s statewide database of the holdings of nearly 1200 state libraries.

Do you need to find materials that are not available in Waukesha County?

Wisconsin Department of Revenue forms.

Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site

Searchable database of full text articles from 235 Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 through 60 days ago—including The Waukesha Freeman and The Mukwonago Chief.

Wisconsin State
Law Library

Legal reference and links to Wisconsin Statutes and Wisconsin Administrative Code.