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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 Moderna

Enciclopedia española para estudiantes mayores y educadores Spanish encyclopedia for older students and educators
High School Student, Spanish Speaker
  • Completa enciclopedia española - Complete Spanish encyclopedia
  • Incluye artículos, imágenes , mapas, tablas , líneas de tiempo , así como un diccionario completo y atlas - Includes articles, images, maps, tables, timelines, as well as a complete dictionary and atlas

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 Atlas - High

Interactive world atlas designed especially for older students
High School Student
  • Full-color maps that reflect today's world
  • Access data on population, languages, and monetary units
  • Links to age-appropriate

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​

Consumer Health Complete

Consumer-oriented health content, from mainstream to holistic medicine
General Public, High School Student, Higher Ed Student
  • Full text for more than 560 magazines and journals
  • 230 full-text health reference books and encyclopedias
  • Hundreds of medical images and diagrams​

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 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

Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia for students and adults
General Public, Elementary School Student, Middle School Student, High School Student, Higher Ed Student
  • Over 25,000 encyclopedia entries, including images

GreenFILE

Articles covering all aspects of human impact on the environment
General Public, Middle School Student, High School Student, Higher Ed Student
  • Includes scholarly, government, and general-interest titles
  • Content covers global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable practices, renewable energy, and recycling
  • Key journals include: Agriculture, ecosystems & Environment, Conservation Biology, Forest Ecology & Management, International Journal of Green Energy, and Journal of Wildlife Management

Health Source: Consumer Edition

Collection of consumer health information
General Public, Middle School Student, High School Student
  • Full-text consumer health magazines, health pamphlets, and reference books
  • Covers many health topics including medical sciences, food science and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine, and general health

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

LearningExpress Library Career Preparation

Make your work goals a reality - start a new career or advance in your current field.
General Public, High School Student, Higher Ed Student
  • Includes occupation exam practice tests for Air Traffic Controller, Civil Service, Commercial Driver's License, Cosmetology, Electrical, Emergency Medical Services, Firefighting, Law Enforcement, Postal Worker, Nursing, Real Estate, Plumbing and more!
  • Prepare for the ASVAB, Officer Candidate Tests, Military Flight Aptitude Tests, and the CFAT.
  • Prepare for the WorkKeys® Assessments and the TOEIC® assessments.

LearningExpress Library College Admissions Test Preparation

Prepare for important exams like the ACT, SAT, AP Tests, and more.
General Public, High School Student
  • Includes practice tests for ACT, SAT, AP, PSAT/NMSQT, TOEFL iBT, and THEA tests
  • Download and read ebooks about writing college admissions essay

LearningExpress Library High School Equivalency Center

Guided support and preparation to help you earn a high school equivalency credential.
General Public, High School Student
  • Practice for the GED® Test (English and Español), HiSET®, and TASC exams
  • Build reading, writing, math, grammar, vocabulary, and spelling skills

LearningExpress Library School Center

Skill-building resources for classroom and homework success.
Elementary School Student, Middle School Student, High School Student
  • Improve math, reading, grammar, spelling, science, logic, and geography skills
  • Prepare for high school entrance exams

Literary Reference Center Plus

Collection of literary criticism and reference works
General Public, High School Student, Higher Ed Student
  • More than 160,000 classic and contemporary poems
  • More than 37,000 classic and contemporary short stories
  • More than 8,000 classic novels
  • More than 36,000 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews
  • More than 86,000 articles/essays of literary criticism

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

Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary

The largest, most comprehensive American dictionary
Elementary School Student, Middle School Student, High School Student
  • More than 700,000 definitions with 143,000 etymologies
  • Also includes Top 10 Lists, Word of the Day, and "Ask the Editor" videos
  • Revised for today's librarians, teachers, and students

Military & Government Collection

Current news for all branches of the military and government
Middle School Student, High School Student, Higher Ed Student
  • Nearly 300 full-text journals and magazines
  • Full-text publications include Defense Studies, Military Technology, Combat Edge, Foreign Affairs, Naval Forces and more
  • Also offers indexing and abstracts for hundreds of journals
 

Newspaper Source Plus

Full-text coverage of today's major newspapers
General Public, Middle School Student, High School Student
  • 63 million articles from more than 1,210 newspapers, 130 newswires, and 50 news magazines
  • Includes all staff articles for The Janesville Gazette, La Crosse Tribune, The Leader Telegram (Eau Claire), The Telegram (Superior), and The Wisconsin State Journal
  • Cover to cover coverage for  Advance-Titan (Oshkosh), Capital Times, The Daily Reporter (Milwaukee), UWM Post (Milwaukee), Wisconsin Law Journal (Milwaukee), and Wisconsin State Journal

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
  • 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 

NoveList

Fiction recommendation resource with read-alikes, discussion guides, reading lists, and more
General Public, High School Student
  • Search for books by keyword and reading level (Lexile)
  • Includes book recommendations created by book experts
  • Search by terms of appeal like style and mood

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

Poetry & Short Story Reference Center

Full-text classic and contemporary poems,short stories, biographies, essays, lesson plans and learning guides
General Public, High School Student, Higher Ed Student
  • More than 370,000 full-text poems, both classic and contemporary
  • More than 56,000 full-text short stories, both classic and contemporary
  • More than 4,000 full-text dramatic works
  • More than 2,600 audio recordings of poets reading their own works from the Academy of American Poets, poets reading works of other poets and podcasts from The Poetry Foundation
  • High-quality videos provided by the Academy of American Poets and MacNeil/Lehrer Productions

Popular Magazines

List of popular magazines available in MasterFILE Complete
General Public, Middle School Student, High School Student, Higher Ed Student, Educator
  • This list provides a link to the PDF or HTML full text of  61 popular magazine titles available in MasterFILE Complete
  • Document also contains separate tabs for STEM & Social Studies titles
  • If you encounter an error, when using the links on this list,  go to our MasterFILE Complete page, click the logo and follow any prompts to log in, then try the link again

Science Reference Center

Full-text science reference books, images, and periodicals
High School Student, Higher Ed Student
  • Covers subjects of Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, Environmental Science, Health and Medicine, History of Science, Life Science, Mathematics, Physics, Science and Society, Science as Inquiry, Scientists, and Wildlife
  • Includes Science Image Collection with more than 300,000 images
  • Contains more than 200 full-text science magazines
  • Full-text articles are searchable by reading level indicator (Lexile) ​
For Educators:

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.