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


BadgerLink at WEMTA 2021 Conference


BadgerLink’s Elizabeth Neuman and Jen Champoux will present a session, Getting the Most Out of BadgerLink at School and Home, at WEMTA 2021 conference on Monday, February 8, from 2 to 2:45PM. Based on questions raised in the past year, join us to...

Zander Miller

Zander Miller's BadgerLink Story


Zander Miller is the Digital Strategies Librarian at the Kenosha Public Library and a member of the BadgerLink Advisory Group. He joined the Kenosha Public Library in June of 2019 after receiving his MLIS from the University of Illinois: Urbana-...


TeachingBooks' New Book & Author Chrome Extension

Literature, TeachingBooks

Connect every Google search instantly to children's and YA books and authors. With the new TeachingBooks Book Connections extension on your Chrome browser, search for any topic, book title, series, author, or award, and find search results in the...

Kay Koepsel-Benning

Kay Koepsel-Benning's BadgerLink Story


Kay Koepsel-Benning is Director of Library Services at Elmbrook Schools in Brookfield, Wisconsin, and current member of BadgerLink Advisory Group. Located west of Milwaukee, Brookfield is a community that greatly values education, making for a...


BadgerLink Advisory Group Fall Meeting Summary


The December 2020 BadgerLink Advisory Group meeting was a three hour session held virtually. As with the spring meeting, members shared how COVID-19 has continued to intersect with their use and support of electronic resources, including...


Test Prep for High Schoolers in LearningExpress Library

College & Jobs, English, Government, LearningExpress, History, Literature, Mathematics, Science & Technology, Social Studies

LearningExpress Library College Admissions Test Preparation has SAT and ACT test preparation materials, but did you know it covers many subjects of AP test prep, too?

To access LearningExpress Library from home, start at https://...


School & Library Staff: Check BadgerLink URLs



Double check the BadgerLink URLs on your websites - old URLs will soon lead users to a 404 page not found error message.

Do this by hovering over the link. The...


Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with BadgerLink Resources


November is Native American Heritage Month, making it a great time to explore resources and publications on American Indian culture and heritage available through BadgerLink. To access the following resources from home, please login at https://...


PBS Wisconsin Education Resource: Re/sound: Songs of Wisconsin

Visual and Performing Arts

The BadgerLink team would like to share freely available resource Re/sound: Songs of Wisconsin from BadgerLink partner, PBS Wisconsin Education. This resource is freely available to access and bookmark at


Karen Howell's BadgerLink Story


Karen Howell, District Librarian at Shell Lake School in Northwest Wisconsin and current BadgerLink Advisory Group member, is a problem-solver at heart and a lifelong learner. From adapting to the requirements of social distancing in the...