eResources

ancestry

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

See the source imageAuto Repair Source: Authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. 

 

Available through BadgerLink.


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BadgerLink

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

Britannica – Elementary – Home Use
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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Library Use

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Library Use

 

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

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

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

 

 

Cypress Resume

Cypress Resume is the online resume builder that lets you create professional-quality resumes in three quick and simple steps.

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

explora

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.

http://flipster.ebsco.com/files/img/logo_small.pngFlipster 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 - Online Edition

 

 

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.
 

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.

 

 heritage

Genealogy databases.
For access from home, click here.

history

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.

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Federal tax forms.
Learning Express – Home Use
Learning Express – In Library Use

Grades 4-8 Educator Resources – Use at Home
Grades 4-8 Educator Resources – Use in Library
High School students – Use at Home
High School students – Use in Library

 

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.

""Detailed, user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines. Available through Badgerlink.
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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.

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.

Newspapers.com

 

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.

ebscoNewspaper 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.

NovelList K-8 – Home Use                                                              
Library Use

 

NoveList K-8 contains enhanced subject access for over 60,000 fiction titles aimed at the K-8 population.  Available through BadgerLink.

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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.

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

teaching

TeachingBooks.net: Includes in-studio movies of authors and illustrators, audio excerpts of book readings, guides to thousands of titles and multimedia resources on children’s and young adult literature. Available through BadgerLink.
Use at home
Use at library

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Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers: Access to 235 daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers. Content includes historical newspapers as well as recent papers. Includes Waukesha Freeman, Daily Jefferson County Union, Cambridge News, Lake Mills Leader, Oconomowoc Enterprise, Palmyra Enterprise, Waterloo Courier, Watertown Daily Times, and Whitewater Register. Available through BadgerLink.

Interlibrary Loan | La Crosse Public Library

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?

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Wisconsin Department of Revenue forms.
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Newspapers 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. Available through BadgerLink.

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Wisconsin State
Law Library


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

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U.S. Newsstream: Search the most recent premium U.S. news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s, featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format. Coverage: 1980 – current. Available through BadgerLink.

Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library (WTBBL) · MPLAs part of a national network cooperating with the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS), the Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library (WTBBL) provides audio books and brailled materials to persons, living in Wisconsin, who cannot see regular print or handle print materials. To access this site click here.
Hoopla: Digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV!
Use Hoopla
Digital Services |Stream thousands of documentaries, indie films, TV shows, and educational videos, from PBS, National Geographic, ABC News, HBO® Documentary Films, and more. No holds, no limits!

Use Access Video On Demand Master Collection
Use Just For Kids Access Video