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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.

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 if you need help creating an account or using these databases. You can also check out our list of video tutorials for further assistance on using many of these resources.

If you do not currently have a library card, you can apply for a web-use card using our online form or visit the library during our open hours to fill out a paper application.


 Download the free Libby app in your device's app store to check out ebooks, digital audiobooks, and movies. Use Novelist Plus or Novelist Plus for Mobile Devices for readalikes and book suggestions.
Create a free account for digital access to The New York Times. If accessing outside the library, you will need to redeem the free code provided at the link to view the digital content. The code will grant you 72-hours of access; when that time period is up, you will need to redeem another code through our website.

Free, 24/7 access to current and back issues of magazines. You will need to create a free account before you are able to check out and read magazines. After you have created an account through our website, you are able to download the free RBdigital app, log in, and read magazines that way.

Get product reviews on cars, appliances, and electronics.

Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA) is a source of information on businesses and people for small business owners, marketing professionals, and job seekers.

Use for genealogical research. (in-library use only)

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

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


View issues of Waunakee newspapers from 1896-2006.