Northern Waters Resource Links

Creativebug

Try thousands of art and craft video classes taught by experts and artists on your computer or download the free Creativebug app.

Kanopy

Stream movies to your device with your library card.

Libby: Digital Library App

Download ebooks and audiobooks from the Wisconsin Digital Library to your smart devices free with your library card.

NYT: In the Library

Live news, investigations, opinion, photos and video by the journalists of The New York Times.

NYT: Digital Access Code

Use our digital access code and get access to live news, investigations, opinion, photos and video by the journalists of The New York Times.

New York Times Cooking

Use our access code and enjoy 19,000+ recipes, training videos, techniques and tips!

Novelist Plus

Reader’s advisory recommendations, author biographies, articles and lists for fiction and nonfiction books.

Transparent Language Online

Learn more than 100 languages at home or on the go with your library card.

Wisconsin's Digital Library

A massive catalog of eBooks, eAudiobooks & eMagazines, free with your library card.

General Resources

BadgerLink

BadgerLink provides Wisconsin residents with licensed trustworthy content not available from free search engines.

Family Search

Nonprofit and free. Find your family in the world’s largest shared family tree.

Job Center of Wisconsin

A central starting point for all job seekers in Wisconsin.

Recollection Wisconsin

Discover photos, maps, books, artifacts, oral histories and more from dozens of Wisconsin communities.

State of Wisconsin Collection

The State of Wisconsin Collection provides published and archival materials of Wisconsin’s history and development.

Wiscat

Can’t find it? Search all Wisconsin library holdings with Wiscat, then contact the library to place a hold.

Wisconsin Digital Archives

Explore the expanding Wisconsin Digital Archives for state documents (2001-current) on government activities, policies, and functions.

Wisconsin Vital Records

Access birth, death, marriage indexes, newspapers, photos, and property records from National and State Registers. A project by the Wisconsin Historical Society.

BadgerLink Resources

BadgerLink

BadgerLink provides Wisconsin residents with licensed trustworthy content not available from free search engines.

Academic Search Premier

Full-text journal, magazine, and peer reviewed articles on a variety of academic topics.

Alt Health Watch

Alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers

Explore 235 historical and current Wisconsin newspapers online with the Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site.

Auto Repair Source

Authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.

Britannica Library

Comprehensive Britannica reference and learning resource for children and adults.

Business Source Premier

Computers & Applied Sciences Complete

Consumer Health Complete

Explore diverse health content from mainstream to holistic medicine, catering to consumer needs and interests.

Consumer Reports

Testing results for a wide variety of products and comprehensive reviews.

Explora for Everyone

Search interface for EBSCO’s general information resources.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia for students and adults.

GreenFILE

Health Source: Consumer Edition

Collection of consumer health information.

Heritage Quest

Access genealogical research: all U.S. Federal Census records, family and local histories, and access to PERSI PERiodical Source Index.

History Reference Center

Humanities International Complete

Learning Express Library

Literary Reference Center

Collection of literary criticism and reference works.

Medline

Military & Government Collection

Newspapers Source Plus

Full-text coverage of today’s major newspapers

Newspapers.com

Explore historical newspapers archive spanning 1700s-2000s, featuring renowned regional, state, and local papers from the US and beyond.

Poetry and Short Story Reference Center

Full-text classic and contemporary poems, short stories, biographies, essays, lesson plans, and learning guides.

Popular Magazines

List of popular magazines available in MasterFILE Complete

Small Engine Repair Center

Easily find help for routine maintenance and major repairs of small engines. Search by product type, brand, model and engine.

TeachingBooks.net

Enhance children’s book experiences with multimedia elements. Access thousands of resources for K–12 reading.

U.S. Newsstream

Access current and archival US news back to the 1980s, including major sources like NYT, WSJ, WaPo, LA Times…

Newspapers & Magazines

BadgerLink

BadgerLink provides Wisconsin residents with licensed trustworthy content not available from free search engines.

Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers

Explore 235 historical and current Wisconsin newspapers online with the Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site.

Newspapers Source Plus

Full-text coverage of today’s major newspapers

Newspapers.com

Explore historical newspapers archive spanning 1700s-2000s, featuring renowned regional, state, and local papers from the US and beyond.

Popular Magazines

List of popular magazines available in MasterFILE Complete

U.S. Newsstream

Access current and archival US news back to the 1980s, including major sources like NYT, WSJ, WaPo, LA Times…

History & Genealogy

Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers

Explore 235 historical and current Wisconsin newspapers online with the Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site.

Family Search

Nonprofit and free. Find your family in the world’s largest shared family tree.

Heritage Quest

Access genealogical research: all U.S. Federal Census records, family and local histories, and access to PERSI PERiodical Source Index.

Newspapers.com

Explore historical newspapers archive spanning 1700s-2000s, featuring renowned regional, state, and local papers from the US and beyond.

Recollection Wisconsin

Discover photos, maps, books, artifacts, oral histories and more from dozens of Wisconsin communities.

State of Wisconsin Collection

The State of Wisconsin Collection provides published and archival materials of Wisconsin’s history and development.

Wisconsin Vital Records

Access birth, death, marriage indexes, newspapers, photos, and property records from National and State Registers. A project by the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Health, Hobbies & Home

BadgerLink

BadgerLink provides Wisconsin residents with licensed trustworthy content not available from free search engines.

Alt Health Watch

Alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

Auto Repair Source

Authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.

Consumer Health Complete

Explore diverse health content from mainstream to holistic medicine, catering to consumer needs and interests.

Consumer Reports

Testing results for a wide variety of products and comprehensive reviews.

Explora for Everyone

Search interface for EBSCO’s general information resources.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia for students and adults.

Health Source: Consumer Edition

Collection of consumer health information.

Popular Magazines

List of popular magazines available in MasterFILE Complete

Small Engine Repair Center

Easily find help for routine maintenance and major repairs of small engines. Search by product type, brand, model and engine.

Research & Learning Resources

BadgerLink

BadgerLink provides Wisconsin residents with licensed trustworthy content not available from free search engines.

Academic Search Premier

Full-text journal, magazine, and peer reviewed articles on a variety of academic topics.

Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers

Explore 235 historical and current Wisconsin newspapers online with the Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site.

Britannica Library

Comprehensive Britannica reference and learning resource for children and adults.

Business Source Premier

Computers & Applied Sciences Complete

Explora for Everyone

Search interface for EBSCO’s general information resources.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia for students and adults.

History Reference Center

Humanities International Complete

Job Center of Wisconsin

A central starting point for all job seekers in Wisconsin.

Learning Express Library

Literary Reference Center

Collection of literary criticism and reference works.

Military & Government Collection

Newspapers.com

Explore historical newspapers archive spanning 1700s-2000s, featuring renowned regional, state, and local papers from the US and beyond.

State of Wisconsin Collection

The State of Wisconsin Collection provides published and archival materials of Wisconsin’s history and development.

TeachingBooks.net

Enhance children’s book experiences with multimedia elements. Access thousands of resources for K–12 reading.

Wisconsin Digital Archives

Explore the expanding Wisconsin Digital Archives for state documents (2001-current) on government activities, policies, and functions.

Wisconsin Vital Records

Access birth, death, marriage indexes, newspapers, photos, and property records from National and State Registers. A project by the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Reading & Literacy Resources

BadgerLink

BadgerLink provides Wisconsin residents with licensed trustworthy content not available from free search engines.

Literary Reference Center

Collection of literary criticism and reference works.

Poetry and Short Story Reference Center

Full-text classic and contemporary poems, short stories, biographies, essays, lesson plans, and learning guides.

Popular Magazines

List of popular magazines available in MasterFILE Complete

TeachingBooks.net

Enhance children’s book experiences with multimedia elements. Access thousands of resources for K–12 reading.

State of Wisconsin Collection

The State of Wisconsin Collection provides published and archival materials of Wisconsin’s history and development.

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