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LearningExpress Library Outage

LearningExpress, Update

On Friday, September 29th we began experiencing an outage of all LearningExpress Library Centers. Users are unable to login to take tests or download ebooks. 

The vendor has been contacted and will resolve the problem as soon as possible...

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Library of the Month: Monarch Library System Bookmobile

BadgerLink, Library of the Month

The Library of the Month is a celebration of Wisconsin libraries compiled by the BadgerLink team. Want to be the next Library of the Month? Nominate your library!

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Monarch Library System

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Direct Links to BadgerLink...Yes, you can!

BadgerLink, Training/Outreach

Make it easier for your users to get to BadgerLink resources by placing direct links on your library’s webpage. Find current info on the Google spreadsheet: BadgerLink Resource URLs. Use the BadgerLink website URL links (in column D) to view...


September Class & Office Hours

EBSCO, Training/Outreach

Not sure where to start your research? Join this 20-minute Class to learn how to use Explora for Elementary Schools, Explora for Middle & High Schools, and Explora for Everyone. Available to Wisconsin residents through BadgerLink, Explora...

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Back to School with BadgerLink

BadgerLink, Training/Outreach

The BadgerLink team  is sending out a big “welcome back!” to all educators and librarians as you start the new school year.

BadgerLink provides access to newspaper and magazine articles, multimedia, primary sources, lesson plans,...


LearningExpress moves to HTTPS

LearningExpress, Update

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

Access NewspaperARCHIVE, Britannica Digital Learning, EBSCO, Training/Outreach, 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

BadgerLink, Library of the Month

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

Access NewspaperARCHIVE, Update

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

BadgerLink, Training/Outreach

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...