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

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Access to Genealogy & Historic Newspapers Will Continue in BadgerLink

ProQuest, Update, Genealogy, History

We’ve heard from a number of libraries and genealogists who are concerned they may be losing access to resources they value and want to reassure Wisconsin libraries and patrons that BadgerLink will continue to provide access to historic...


Access NewspaperARCHIVE Update

Update, Genealogy

The BadgerLink Team would like to announce that Access NewspaperARCHIVE is no longer available. This resource had been a part of the BadgerLink contracts that ran through 6/30/2018, and was not awarded for Collection 4: Historic Newspapers during...

BadgerLink Procurement Update (7/3/2018)

BadgerLink, Update

Between April and June of 2018, the Department of Administration (DOA), on behalf of the Department of Public Instruction (DPI), solicited bids to determine which companies DPI could sign contracts with to provide 13 Collections that may be...

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BadgerLink is hiring - deadline to apply June 13!

BadgerLink, Update

The Department of Public Instruction has an opening for a full-time BadgerLink Technical Support and Training Specialist.

The BadgerLink Technical Support and Training Specialist will provide system administration and technical...

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LearningExpress Library - New Look!

LearningExpress, Update, College & Jobs

New look, same content!  LearningExpress Library updated their website today!  Changes include more intuitive access to centers from the homepage, a larger search box, and learning center name changes.  

Please reach out if you have any...


Science Reference Center

EBSCO, Resource Highlight, Science & Technology

Science Reference Center, BadgerLink's premier STEM resource for students, educators and librarians, is chock full of full-text reference books, images and magazines.  Over the years we've heard many of you comment on its usefulness teaching not...


Staff Update

BadgerLink, Update

Written by Kara Ripley, Reference and BadgerLink Training Librarian

After seven great years providing BadgerLink training to Wisconsin schools and libraries, I will be leaving the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) to return to work...

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Diverse Books with

Resource Highlight, TeachingBooks

A fantastic BadgerLink resource to help readers connect deeply with books is Their mission is to equitably give all readers insights and opportunities that deepen their understanding and joy of the books they are reading. Part...

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Diverse Books and BadgerLink

EBSCO, Resource Highlight

As discussions about personalized learning and equity become more prevalent in education, librarians are reminded to consider the inclusivity of their collections. As you consider adding diverse selections, BadgerLink is a fabulous tool...

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2018 BadgerLink Training Survey

BadgerLink, Training/Outreach

BadgerLink provides free training and professional development to help you use BadgerLink resources. In 2017 we presented nine, 20-minute, webinars that we called BadgerLink Classes. You can find the recording of all of our past Classes on the...