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Ancestry Library Edition - In Library Use ONLY

Ancestry Library Edition is a comprehensive online source of information for conducting genealogical and local history research.


 

Auto Repair Reference Center - Home Use

Auto Repair Reference Center contains information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, with repair information for most vintage makes starting as far back as 1945. Database content includes more than 33,800 vehicles, drawings and step-by-step photographs, technical service bulletins & recalls, enhanced wiring diagrams, specifications & maintenance schedules, Labor Time Guide & Estimator.

 

Auto Repair Reference Center - Library Use


 

Britannica Online - Elementary - Home Use

 

Britannica Online - Elementary - Library Use

Level-appropriate reference articles, journals and magazines, the Web's Best Sites, multimedia, and curriculum content.


 

Britannica Online - High School - Home Use

 

Britannica Online - High School - Library Use

Level-appropriate reference articles, journals and magazines, the Web's Best Sites, multimedia, and curriculum content.


 

Britannica Online - Middle School - Home Use

 

Britannica Online - Middle School - Library Use

Level-appropriate reference articles, journals and magazines, the Web's Best Sites, multimedia, and curriculum content.


 

Business Source Premier - Home Use

 

Business Source Premier - Library Use


 

Consumer Health Complete

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

 

Consumer Health Complete : Home Use


 

Consumer Reports Online - Home Use

 

Consumer Reports Online - Library Use

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


 

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.


 

EBSCOhost - Home Use

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 - Library Use

 

EBSCOhost (Espanol) - a su casa

 

EBSCOhost (Espanol) - en la biblioteca


 

Heritage Quest - Home Use

 

Heritage Quest Online - In Library Use

Heritage Quest Online offers U.S. federal census information, family genealogies, local histories, tax lists, city directories, land and probate records, birth, marriage and death records, genealogical and local history serials, and more. 


 

History Reference Center - Home Use

 

History Reference Center - In 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.


 

Kids Search - Home Use

Kids Search is an EBSCOhost search interface designed specifically for elementary/middle school students and includes general topics as well as history and science.


 

Learning Express - Home Use

 

Learning Express - In Library Use

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.


 

Literary Reference Center - In Home Use

 

Literary Reference Center - In 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.


 

LitFinder - Home Use

 

LitFinder - In Library Use

LitFinder is primary literature content, including citations and full text of hundreds of thousands of poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays.


 

Morningstar - Home Use

 

Morningstar - Library Use

Use Morningstar to find stocks or mutual funds, research current or prospective holdings.


 

Newspaper Archive - Home Use

 

Newspaper Archive - In Library Use

Newspaper Archive offers millions of searchable historical newspaper pages from the 1700s.  PDF format of original content.


 

Newspaper Source Plus - Home Use

 

Newspaper Source Plus - In 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.


 

NoveList K-8 - Home Use

 

Novelist K-8 NoveList K-8 - In Library Use

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


 

NovelistPlus - Home Use

 

NovelistPlus - In 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.


 

Opposing Viewpoints In Context - Home Use

 

Opposing Viewpoints in Context - In Library Use

Opposing Viewpoints in Context brings together all the information that’s needed to fully understand an issue: pro and con viewpoint articles, reference articles that provide context, full-text magazines, academic journals, and newspapers, primary source documents, government and organizational statistics, multimedia, including images and podcasts, links to hand-selected web sites, and more.


 

Overdrive

A growing collection of downloadable fiction and nonfiction titles in audio and electronic format.  Read or listen from your computer or click here to see if your portable device is compatable. 


 

Reference USA - Home Use

Free ReferenceUSA webinars available! 

 

Reference USA - Library Use

Information on U.S. companies & consumers.


 

Science Reference Center - In Library Use

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


 

Student Research Center

The Student Research Center is an EBSCOhost search interface designed specifically for secondary school students and includes general topics as well as history and science.


 

TeachingBooks.net - Home Use

 

TeachingBooks.net - In Library Use

TeachingBooks.net offers 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.


 

The Wisconsin Newspapers - In Library Use

The Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site allows access 235 daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers.  Content is available from April 2005 through 60 days ago.  Includes Waukesha Freeman, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Kettle Moraine Index, Lake Country Reporter, Sussex Sun, Oconomowoc Focus, Mukwonago Chief, Brookfield News, Elm Grove Elm Leaves, Menomonee Falls News, Muskego Sun, New Berlin Citizen, Oconomowoc Enterprise, Palmyra Enterprise


 

Transparent Language Online

Transparent Language Online allows you to learn 80 different languages at your own pace, with this online language learning program. The Learn section is full of pronunciation, speech, grammar, writing and vocabulary-building lessons, while the Explore section helps you expand your language experience through blogs, a Word of the Day application, and more.