Research & Homework Help

Library Databases

BadgerLink Research Guide* - Step-by-step guide to learn about the research process.

Britannica School - Encyclopedia articles with images, maps, games, and other learning materials for elementary school students and educators.

EBSCOhost* - Full-text popular magazine, scholarly journal, newspaper, and unique interest articles.

Wisconsin Media Lab* - Video programs for Wisconsin's K-12 students and teachers, available via streaming or download.


Other Resources

Britannica Library*- Encyclopedias, dictionary, thesaurus, and related learning materials for students and teachers (K-12).

Purdue OWL - The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects.


History & Geography

Wisconsin Historical Society - Repository for documents that detail the history of the state. 

CIA World Factbook - provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.



Literary Reference Center* - A collection of literary criticism and works.

Novelist K-8* - Book recommendations, reviews, booktalks, book discussion guides, etc., for kids (0-18).


Foreign Language

Britannica Moderna- Enciclopedia espaƱola para estudiantes mayores y educadores. Spanish encyclopedia for older students and educators.


Test Preparation

LearningExpress Library* - Practice tests and study resources for real estate exams, civil service, ACT, SAT, GRE, MCAT, LSAT, GMAT, GED, Nursing, etc.  It also provides guided training for computer skills, job search and workplace skills, U.S. citizenship and Spanish language resources.


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