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News and updates on BadgerLink including resource highlights, user stories, and training opportunities.


BadgerLink Newspaper Collections Procurement


BadgerLink currently licenses more than 60 resources within 11 broad collection areas. Each collection is a separate contract which began in 2018 and was renewed last summer, providing access through June 2022. One additional renewal is...


Resource Highlight: Book Connections

Literature, TeachingBooks

With the same focus on enriching everyone's connection to children's and young adult books, Book Connections is the public library interface of TeachingBooks that speaks to public librarians and patrons.


Thank you, Wisconsin Educators!

EBSCO, TeachingBooks

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! Below are a few BadgerLink resources, highlighted to support our hardworking teachers in their professional development and continued work with Wisconsin’s students.

Explora Educator’s Edition



School & Library Staff: You May Need to Update BadgerLink URLs


Are you seeing this error message when clicking on BadgerLink resources like Explora for Middle & High Schools or MasterFILE Complete from your website, proxy, or other learning platform?

Do not fear! Simply update your...


Celebrate Earth Day with National Parks Infographics in History Reference Center


Learn about our national parks this Earth Day with BadgerLink resource, History Reference Center. To access History Reference Center from home, start by logging in to BadgerLink.

From the home page of History Reference Center, you will...

National Poetry Month poster

April is National Poetry Month

Britannica Education, EBSCO, Literature, TeachingBooks

National Poetry Month is a month-long, national celebration of poetry! BadgerLink has online resources for all your poetry needs.

Full-text poems in Poetry and Short Story Reference Center

American Association of School Librarians promotion for School Libraries Month

Celebrate School Library Month with BadgerLink Resources

Britannica Education, English, EBSCO, LearningExpress, History, ProQuest, Literature, TeachingBooks, Mathematics, Science & Technology, Social Studies

April is School Library Month! Below are the most popular of BadgerLink’s 60+ online resources for school libraries. These resources are available automatically at school, and 24/7 from home with your public library card or school login. Please...


Free Training Opportunities from Britannica Digital Learning

Britannica Education

Britannica's Education Consultant team is offering free training on how to best use Britannica School to support hybrid learning. Attendees will learn about special features, including:



Virtual Teaching Ideas from TeachingBooks

Literature, TeachingBooks

Explore resources for jumping-off points that deepen discussions, inspire reading interest, and support virtual connections to books and authors. Easily share and include in your instructional plans, newsletters, and social media. To access...


Test Prep for High Schoolers in LearningExpress Library

College & Jobs, LearningExpress

Many high schoolers are currently preparing for college by taking the ACT, SAT, or both. BadgerLink can help! Learning Express Library College Admissions Test Preparation provides preparation tutorials and practice tests to prepare for ACT, SAT,...