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.

Ancestry Library Edition - Contains over 11 billion records for genealogy research including census, passenger lists, family trees, city directories, and more. AT HOME access for library cardholders will cease on 12/31/2021.

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. - 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.

Gale Courses - offers instructor led courses on a variety of subjects that usually last 6 weeks.  Access to this resource was made possible by funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the CARES ACT. It will be available through January 29, 2022.

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.

Peterson's Career Prep - accommodates job seekers at all levels, whether they are entering the workforce for the first time or searching for new opportunities. Career assessments prompt personalized career recommendations and guidance on programs, knowledge, skills, and ability. Search for open jobs opportunities and create visually interesting résumés, cover letters, and websites that can be externally shared with prospective employers, using prebuilt templates. Access to this resource was made possible by funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the CARES ACT. It will be available through January 29, 2022.

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.

Soundzabound* - Music and sound effects that are copyright compliant, content safe and royalty free for K-12 school use.* - 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.

Udemy - is an online learning platform for adults who want to improve work-related skills or further develop a personal interest. Users can search through more than 4,000 continuously updated, on-demand video courses across 75 categories in business, technology, design, and more. All courses are taught by world-class instructors and offer a tailor-made learning experience for those who want to learn new technologies and skills to stay competitive in a changing workforce. Access to this resource was made possible by funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the CARES ACT. It will be available through January 29, 2022.

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.

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 OverDrive or 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.