Research

 

Ancestry Library EditionAncestry Library Edition (Access In-Library Only)   With over 1.2 billion records in over 3,000 databases, this is a comprehensive online source of information available for conducting genealogical and local history research.

 

BadgerLinkBadgerLink  Quality articles, videos, images and more made freely available to Wisconsin residents.

 

Auto Repair Auto Repair Reference Center  (BadgerLink)  Service bulletins, electrical diagrams, and other service and repair information for many vehicles 1945 through the present.

 

Consumer HealthConsumer Health Complete  (BadgerLink)  Provides convenient access to easy-to-understand health and medical information. Search and browse medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.

 

Consumer ReportsConsumer Reports (BadgerLink) Offers reviews and comparisons of consumer products and services based on reporting and results from its in-house testing laboratory.

 

EBSCO HostEBSCO Host (BadgerLink) Provides access to multiple databases of magazines, journals, newspapers, images and reference resources covering education, health, business and general areas of interest.

 

Government Sites

 

Heritage QuestHeritage Quest  (BadgerLink) Provides you with a connection for tracing family history and American culture. Images of original documents are provided.

 

History Reference CenterHistory Reference Center  (BadgerLink) is the world’s most comprehensive full text history reference database designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate research. The database features full text for more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers.

 

Hobbies & Crafts Reference CenterHobbies & Crafts Reference Center (EBSCOHost) Provides how-to information for many popular hobbies and crafts, including arts & crafts; collecting; games; model building; home & leisure; needlework; and scrapbooking & papercraft.

 

Home Improvement Reference CenterHome Improvement Reference Center   (EBSCOHost) An online tool for home improvement assistance, including: maintenance, remodeling, electrical work, plumbing, wood projects, outdoor improvements, decorating home & garden, etc.

 

Learning Express LibraryLearning Express Library (BadgerLink) Offers practice tests, skill-building exercises, and information to help you succeed at work, school, or while searching for a job. Please use your library card number as your username at registration! Otherwise, your account will not work outside of the Library.

 

Newspaper ArchiveNewspaper Archive  (BadgerLink) Contains millions of searchable newspaper pages, dating as far back as the 1700s, presented in a PDF format that preserves the original context and format of content.  (BadgerLink)

 

Small Engine Repair  Small Engine Repair Reference Center (EBSCOhost)  Maintenance and repair documentation for ATVs, commercial mowers, lawn tractors, generators, motorcycles, boats, outdoor power equipment, personal watercraft/jet skis, snowblowers, snowmobiles, tillers and other small engines.

 

University of Wisconsin Digital Collections  The University of Wisconsin Digital Collections Center works to create and provide free access to digital resources that support the teaching and research needs of the UW community, uniquely document the university and State of Wisconsin, and possess broad research value.

 

Wisconsin Newspapers Wisconsin Newspapers  (BadgerLink) Access to 235 daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers from April 2005 until 60 days ago. Each addition is covered cover to cover in a PDF, searchable format.

 

Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library