Online Library Resources


eBooks, eMagazines, and eAudiobooks

WISCONSIN'S%202Wisconsin’s Digital Library offers e-books, e-audiobooks, and e-magazines that you can borrow and download to your personal device.  Your library card allows you to borrow items and place holds. The Libby app is the easiest way to get started. Libby is available for Android, iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch), and Windows 10...


Electronic Databases


Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier is a multidisciplinary database of academic journals for scholarly research. Articles are available in full-text for over 2,000 active non-open access journals, most of which are peer-reviewed.


WNA NewspapersThe Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers contains full-text daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 90 days ago, plus newspapers from the 1800s and 1900s.

Auto Repair SourceAuto Repair Source Information for fixing thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. Includes: service and repair procedures, wiring diagrams, technical service bulletins and recalls, maintenance schedules, specs, codes, and more…

BadgerLink is Wisconsin’s gateway to thousands of online magazines and newspapers. Multiple online resources are available to Wisconsin residents with a library card for free via

consumerreportsConsumerReports provides articles on health, public safety, marketplace, economics and judicial & regulatory actions that affect consumers. Part of BadgerLink.


HeritageQuest Online offers genealogical information including a census search, books, and the PERSI index to over 1.6 million genealogy and local history articles. is the largest online newspaper archive. Search historical newspapers from the United States and beyond. Explore newspaper articles and clippings for help with genealogy, history, and other research.

NoveList is a reader’s advisory database providing access to information on fiction titles as well as feature content including author read-a-likes, discussion guides, reading lists, and more.

Recollection Wisconsin provides a gateway for searching and displaying content from Wisconsin libraries’ digital image collections.


Transparent LanguageTransparent Language helps you learn a new language at the library, at home, or on the go using any Internet-connected device. Available in 110+ languages, including ESL, learn a new language anytime, anywhere.

ProQuest US NewsstreamUS Newsstream enables users to search the most recent premium U.S. news content, as well as archives that stretch back into the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in full-text format.

Universal ClassTake classes online, for free, with your library card. Universal Class offers variety of courses in business, technology, the arts, and personal enrichment. Develop a new skill or refine an old one. Get started today!

WISCAT is a project of Resources for Libraries and Lifelong Learning (RL&LL), Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI), and contains material in all formats, including books, serial titles, videorecordings, sound recordings, and other materials located in public, academic, school and special libraries in the State of Wisconsin.

wismediaThe Wisconsin Media Lab is a free online educational video service available for Wisconsin residents. A partnership between the Wisconsin Educational Communications Board and the Wisconsin DPI to provide streaming and downloadable video programs for students and teachers. Part of BadgerLink.

worldcatWorldCat is a worldwide catalog of library collections that includes more than 67 million bibliographic records with items in many different formats.