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


LearningExpress moves to HTTPS

Update, LearningExpress

On August 10, 2017 LearningExpress will move to HTTPS and SSL for more secure browsing. HTTPS is the secure version of HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol). As an HTTPS website, all information sent using a web browser to LearningExpress will be...

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August Class & Office Hours

Training/Outreach, Britannica Education, EBSCO, History
Learn about BadgerLink's history resources on August 29th at 3 PM. Join us for both a Class and Office Hours, or drop in for one or the other.
Not sure where to start on your history research? Join this 20-minute,...

Library of the Month

Library of the Month, BadgerLink

The BadgerLink Team has been bringing you the Library of the Month, a celebration of Wisconsin libraries since 2014! We’ve been selecting libraries based on cool things we’ve been hearing about in the library community. We now want to open up the...

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Access NewspaperARCHVE PDF View Discontinued


After September 30, 2017, in Access NewspaperARCHIVE, you will no longer be able to view an article as a PDF. But don’t worry, you will still be able to download newspaper pages as PDFs.

The PDF viewer is being discontinued because PDF...

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Digital Literacy and BadgerLink

Training/Outreach, BadgerLink

Written by Kara Ripley, Reference and BadgerLink Training Librarian

In June, I attended a couple sessions of the online Digital Literacy + Fake News Mini-Conference held by Library 2.0. Watch the recordings of the 14 presentations at http...


Homepage Update

Update, BadgerLink

The BadgerLink Team is happy to announce that in the beginning of August we'll be updating the layout of our homepage.

The purpose of our website is to get you to our fabulous resources. So we moved some content around to put a spotlight...

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Reported HeritageQuest Online Outage

Update, HeritageQuest Online

At about 4:30 PM on July 17 we begin experiencing an outage of HertiageQuest Online. The vendor has been contacted and will resolve the problem as soon as possible.

Sorry for the inconvenience.

July 18 UPDATE

Today at about 11 AM...

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Library of the Month: Bayfield Carnegie Library

Library of the Month

Each month, the BadgerLink team shines a spotlight on a library in Wisconsin, detailing that library's unique contributions to its community. This month, we are excited to share what's new and upcoming at the Bayfield Carnegie Library.


Find proxy configuration help in the updated BadgerLink Set-Up Guide

Update, BadgerLink

The BadgerLink team recently updated our proxy recommendations in the BadgerLink Set-Up Guide. We were able to determine that, when set up correctly, a proxy both works with and overrides our own authentication. This is good news, as it...


More historical content added to Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers

Update, Genealogy, History

More than 100,000 pages of early newspapers from six Wisconsin communities can now be discovered in the Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers. The Belleville Public Library, Black River Falls Public Library, Dwight Foster Public Library, Eager Free...