All Online Resources from A to Z

AtoZdatabases - Search millions of business and resident listings in the United States for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and more. Must be a Portage County Public Library patron to access. Available to non-patrons within the library.

Ancestry Library Edition - Contains over 11 billion records for genealogy research including census, passenger lists, family trees, city directories, and more. Ancestry Library Edition is only accessible within the library building.

Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers* - Daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 60 days ago, including the Portage County Gazette, and the Central Wisconsin Sunday. Also includes a small amount of historical newspapers from around Wisconsin. 

Auto Repair Source* - Detailed vehicle maintenance and repair information.

Britannica Library and Britannica Escolar Online - Reference and learning resource for children and adults. 

Business Source Premier* - Business journals and reports on marketing, management, accounting, banking, finance, and more.

Chronicling America - Digital historical American newspapers from 1789-1963 and the U.S. Newspaper Directory which contains information on American newspapers published from 1690 to the present. 

Core Collections Complete* - Reliable guides to help librarians with collection development and maintenance, curriculum support, readers' advisory, and general reference.

Consumer Health Complete* - Information on diseases, treatments (including drugs and herbs), alternative medicine, fitness, nutrition, and wellness.

Consumer Reports - Reviews and consumer information for a variety of products. - Provided by the Portage County Public Library Foundation. - Free practice tests for the Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles examination. 

eBooks on EBSCOhost - Searchable full text downloadable e-books that can be read on a computer or mobile device.

EBSCOhost* - A database on general, business, health, and other topics comprised of magazine, academic journals, trade publications, and more.

Explora - Search interface on a variety of topics designed for elementary students, middle and high schooleducators, and the general public.  

GreenFILE* - Scholarly, government, and general-interest titles on the human impact on the environment.

HeritageQuest* - Genealogy records including census, cemeteries, city directories, family history books, military records, and immigration records.

LearningExpress Library* - Practice exams for standardized tests and career certifications, self-guided courses for computer skills, citizenship, and more.

LISTA* - Database providing cover-to-cover indexing, abstracting and full-text for key library and information science periodicals.

Literary Reference Center* - Information about authors and their works.

MEDLINE* - Biomedical and health journals for adult researchers and healthcare professionals.

MedlinePlus - Up-to-date health information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand available anytime, anywhere, for free. Produced by the National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library. Library Edition World Collection* - 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. Includes The Gazette (1894-1896, 1907-1922), Stevens Point Journal [Weekly] (1885-1888), and The Wisconsin Lumberman (1863-1866).

Newspaper Source Plus* - Full-text newspapers and articles, plus television and radio news transcripts, videos & podcasts.

NoveList*NoveList K-8*NoveList PlusNoveList Plus Mobile – Find books by genre, tone, subject, location and more.  The database includes book reviews, read alikes and annotations.

Recollection Wisconsin  - Historical photos, maps, books, artifacts, and oral histories from Wisconsin libraries, archives, museums, and historical societies. 

Small Engine Repair Reference Center* - user-friendly guide to repairing small egines.* - Multimedia resources for exploring children's and young adult books and their authors.

Transparent Languages Online - Offers the most comprehensive language-learning solution for libraries. With this flexible program, you can quickly and easily learn new languages using our wide variety of courses and activities.

U.S. Newsstream*- 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 including the Stevens Point Journal from 2003 to present.

Westlaw - Thousands of practical, up-to-date resources across major practice areas. Westlaw access is only available within the library building.

Wisconsin Digital Library - More than 80,000 digital books, audiobooks, and movies that can be accessed on your phone, tablet, computer, ereader or MP3 player using the Libby App.

Wisconsin Historical Society Family History Records - Family history research records from the Wisconsin Historical Society records available on Ancestry.

Wisconsin Public Television Education - Multimedia educational resources that connect students with Wisconsin topics. 

WorldCat - Find books and other library materials from around the world not available in LinkCat. Items can be requested through Interlibrary Loan.

* Access to this resource is provided as part of the BadgerLink project.