Research

WPL Database Subscriptions (WPL Card needed)

These databases will require you to enter your library card number before you can access the site. Many of them will also require you to create a free user account the first time you use them, and to log in to that account on any subsequent visit. Please contact the library at 608-849-4217 if you need help creating an account or using these databases. Are you new to using our databases?

 

Books and More

 

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Download the free Libby app in your device's app store to check out ebooks, digital audiobooks, and movies.
- Getting Started Tutorial
- Libby Tips and Tricks
- Libby Magazines Tutorial

 

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Use Novelist Plus or Novelist Plus for Mobile Devices for readalikes and book suggestions.
- Novelist tutorials

 

Research and Genealogy

 

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Use for genealogical research. Ancestry.com is available for in-library use.

 

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Get product reviews and ratings on cars, appliances, electronics and more.

 

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Reference Solutions is the number 1 source of information on businesses and people for small business owners, marketing professionals, researchers and job seekers. Reference Solutions helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people.
Register for a webinar on how to use Reference Solutions here.

 

Newspapers and Magazines

 

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Access the digital archives of hundreds of local, Wisconsin newspapers.

 

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Access digital editions of hundreds of magazines through Wisconsin's Digital Library and the Libby app!
- Libby Magazines Tutorial

 

Learn a Language

 

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Explore a new language today. You will need to create a free account to use this resource.
- Mango Languages tutorial

 

 

 

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Learn a new language! You will need to create a free account the first time you use this resource.
- Transparent Languages tutorials

 

SCLS Databases

Find the answers you need in journals, newspapers and more using these online resources, including Badgerlink, a set of quality information resources available to Wisconsin residents.

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