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Advanced Placement Source

Full-text journals and magazines for high school students enrolled in Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses
High School Student
  • More than 4,200 full-text academic journals and magazines
  • More than 1.9 million photos, maps and flags
  • Full text dating back to 1985

Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers

Full-text daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 90 days ago, plus newspapers from the 1800s and 1900s
General Public, Elementary School Student, Middle School Student, High School Student

Britannica School

Access point for Britannica School Elementary, Middle, and High
  • Every article and image have a citation
  • Double-click on a word for definitions, pronunciations, and Spanish translation
  • Switch between levels to find the appropriately difficult article​

Britannica School - Elementary

Encyclopedia articles with images, maps, games, and other learning materials for elementary school students and educators
Elementary School Student
  • Every article and image have a citation
  • Double-click on a word for definitions, pronunciations, and Spanish translation
  • Switch between levels to find the appropriately difficult article

Britannica School - High

Encyclopedia articles with images, maps, games, and other learning materials for high school students and educators
High School Student
  • Every article and image have a citation
  • Double-click on a word for definitions, pronunciations, and Spanish translation
  • Switch between levels to find the appropriately difficult article

Britannica School - Middle

Encyclopedia articles with images, maps, games, and other learning materials for middle school students and educators
Middle School Student
  • Every article and image have a citation
  • Double-click on a word for definitions, pronunciations, and Spanish translation
  • Switch between levels to find the appropriately difficult article

Britannica School Images & Videos - Elementary

Browse Britannica's images and videos for elementary school students
Elementary School Student
  • Browse by Animals, Fine Arts, Language Arts, Places, Plants and Other Living Things, Science and Mathematics, Social Studies, Sports and Hobbies, and World Religions
  • All images and videos have a citation
 

Britannica School Images & Videos - High

Browse Britannica's images and videos for high school students
High School Student
  • Browse by Animals, Arts and Literature, Earth and Geography, History, Life Processes, Living Things, Philosophy and Religion, Plants, Science and Mathematics, Society, Sports and Recreation, and Technology
  • All images and videos have a citation​

Britannica School Images & Videos - Middle

Browse Britannica's images and video for middle school students
Middle School Student
  • Browse by Animals, Arts and Literature, Earth and Geography, History, Life Processes, Living Things, Philosophy and Religion, Plants, Science and Mathematics, Society, Sports and Recreation, and Technology
  • All images and videos have a citation​

EBSCO Multimedia Search

Search EBSCO for videos, images, and animations
General Public, Middle School Student, High School Student, Higher Ed Student
  • Access the Image Collection, Medical Image Collection, Literary Image Collection, Science Video Collection, Medical Video and Animations, and Video Encyclopedia of the 20th Century
  • Includes more than 10,000 videos and almost a million images

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750

Citations of European works that relate to the Americas
High School Student, Higher Ed Student
  • More than 32,000 citations covering the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples 
  • Topics covered include British colonies, commerce, discoveries, religious orders, pirates, and the Dutch and French in America

Explora for Elementary Schools

Search interface for EBSCO's elementary school resources
Elementary School Student
  • ​​​​​​​Browse by Animals, Arts & Music, Biographies, Geography, Language Arts, Math, Science & Health, and Social Studies
  • Searches American Heritage® Children's Dictionary, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, and Primary Search
  • Also includes the Primary Search Reference eBook Collection
  • Full-text articles are searchable by reading level indicator (Lexile)
For Educators​

Explora for Everyone

Search interface for EBSCO's general information resources
General Public, Higher Ed Student
  • Browse by Arts & Literature, Biography, Business & Careers, Current Events, Geography & Culture, Health, History & Social Science, and Science & Math
  • Searches Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, Consumer Health Complete, Education Research Complete, ERIC, GreenFILE, Health Source: Consumer Edition, History Reference Center, Literary Reference Center, MAS Ultra: School Edition, MasterFILE Complete, Middle Search Plus, Military & Government Collection, Newspaper Source Plus, Professional Development Collection, Science Reference Center, and Teacher Reference Center.
  • Also includes the following eBook Collections: Consumer Health Reference eBook Collection, History Reference eBook Collection, Literary Reference eBook Collection, MAS Reference eBook Collection, MasterFILE Reference eBook Collection, Middle Search Reference eBook Collection, Science Reference eBook Collection
  • Full-text articles are searchable by reading level indicator (Lexile) ​​

Explora for Middle & High Schools

Search interface for EBSCO's middle and high school resources
Middle School Student, High School Student
  • Browse by Arts & Literature, Biography, Business & Government, Current Issues, Geography, Health, History, and Science & Math
  • Searches Advanced Placement Source, Consumer Health Complete, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, GreenFILE, Health Source: Consumer Edition, History Reference Center, Literary Reference Center Plus, MAS Complete, MasterFILE Complete, Middle Search Plus, Newspaper Source Plus, and Science Reference Center
  • Also includes the following eBook Collections: Consumer Health Reference eBook Collection, History Reference eBook Collection, Literary Reference eBook Collection, MAS Reference eBook Collection, MasterFILE Reference eBook Collection, Middle Search Reference eBook Collection, Science Reference eBook Collection
  • Full-text articles are searchable by reading level indicator (Lexile)
For Educators

HeritageQuest Online

Comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources
General Public
  • Collection of genealogical and historical sources
  • Unique primary sources, local, and family histories
  • U.S. Federal Censuses, books, cemetery records, city directories, military records and more

History Reference Center

Full-text history reference resource
General Public, High School Student, Higher Ed Student
  • Full-text books, magazines, historical documents, biographies, and multimedia
  • Nearly 57,000 historical documents and 40,000 historical photos and maps
  • More than 1,990 full-text reference books
  • Full-text articles are searchable by reading level indicator (Lexile)
For Educators

Humanities International Complete

Full-text information on literature, philosophy, the arts, and history
High School Student, Higher Ed Student
  • Nearly 1,240 full-text journals
  • Content for students, researchers, and educators interested in all aspects of the humanities, with worldwide content pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative thought

MAS Complete

A collection of popular magazines, books, and multimedia covering a wide-range of subject areas
High School Student
  • More than 560 full-text popular high school magazines
  • More than 210 full-text reference books
  • More than 100,000 full-text biographies
  • More than 55,000 primary source documents
  • An image collection of more than 1.9 million photos, maps, flags and color PDFs

Newspapers.com Library Edition - World Collection

Historical newspapers archive from the 1700s - 2000s containing thousands of well-known regional, state, and small local newspapers in the United States and other countries
General Public, Elementary School Student, Middle School Student, High School Student, Higher Ed Student, Educator
  • Wisconsin Newspapers in BadgerLink Title List (includes titles from U.S. Newsstream, Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers, and Newspapers.com Library Edition World Collection)
  • Contains United States, Canada, United Kingdom & Ireland, Australia, and Panama titles
  • At least 150 Wisconsin titles
  • Ongoing updates and new content continually added 

PBS Wisconsin Education

Educational videos, images, and animations spanning all curricular areas
Elementary School Student, Middle School Student, High School Student, Educator
  • Innovative, cost-free multimedia resources including videos, student interactives, eBooks, and a new Wisconsin historical inquiry adventure game
  • Gateway to PBS LearningMedia and PBS NEWSHOUR Student Reporting Labs
  • Award-winning classroom resources connect to Wisconsin's academic standards
  • Includes PBS Wisconsin Education productions like Climate Wisconsin, Into the Book, Into the Map, The Ways, Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams, Wisconsin Biographies, Wisconsin Hometown Stories, Young Performers Initiative and others

TeachingBooks

An engaging collection of resources that brings books to life
Elementary School Student, Middle School Student, High School Student, Educator
Empowers all readers to:
  • Connect deeply with a book they are reading
  • Gain new insights and understanding from award-winning authors
  • Reinforce cultural authenticity and perspectives with diverse books
  • Cultivate a life-long love of reading 
  • Find author interviews, lesson plans & interactive activities, discussion guides, and more to support literacy instruction

U.S. Newsstream

Current and archival to 1980s U.S. news featuring key national and regional sources including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Newsday, and Chicago Tribune as well as over 80 Gannett titles.
General Public, Elementary School Student, Middle School Student, High School Student, Higher Ed Student
  • Wisconsin Newspapers in BadgerLink Title List (includes titles from U.S. Newsstream, Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers, and Newspapers.com Library Edition World Collection)
  • Daily updates and same day publication access to over 250 titles
  • Includes newswires, news journals, television and radio transcripts, blogs, podcasts, and digital-only websites. 

Wisconsin Historical Society Family History Records

Family history research records from the Wisconsin Historical Society records available on Ancestry
  • Collection of family history-related government records covering various time periods between 1800 and 1987
  • Birth, Death, and Marriage Indexes, State Censuses, and Wills and Probate Records
  • Contact the Wisconsin Historical Society (608-264-6535 or asklibrary@wisconsinhistory.org)  for more information about getting a copy of a record