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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 Escolar

Enciclopedia español para los estudiantes más jóvenes y educadores Spanish encyclopedia for younger students and educators
Elementary School Student, Middle 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 - 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 Atlas - Middle

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

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​

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

LearningExpress Library School Center

Skill building resources for classroom and homework success. Divided into: Grades 4-8 Educator Resources and High School Students. 
Elementary School Student, Middle School Student, High School Student

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

Middle Search Plus

Magazine and primary sources suitable for middle school students
Middle School Student
  • More than 170 popular middle school magazines, including Sports Illustrated Kids, Scholastic News, National Geographic
  • More than 55,000 primary source documents
  • Full-text articles are searchable by reading level indicator (Lexile)​

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 K-8

Children's fiction recommendation resource with read-alikes, discussion guides, reading lists, and more
Elementary School Student, Middle 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

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

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.