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Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers
Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers

Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers

Video Length: 20+ min
Learn how to find Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 60 days ago (from 11-8-2022)

Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers: Info Sheet

Learn how to search and navigate Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers as well as find information about the full-text content, permalinks, citations, and the copyright of this resource
Tutorial on Auto Repair Source from YouTube
Tutorial on Auto Repair Source from YouTube

Auto Repair Source

Video Length: Less than 3 min
Learn how to search for all things auto repair in Auto Repair Source. 
BadgerLink & Copyright
BadgerLink & Copyright

BadgerLink & Copyright

Video Length: Less than 5 min
Learn about how can use content that you find in BadgerLink resources (from 5-30-2017)

BadgerLink Getting Started Guide

Download this guide to learn how to get started finding great information with BadgerLink

BadgerLink Set-Up Guide

For library, school and community organization staff; this guide explains the BadgerLink program, and includes details on authentication, filtering and whitelists, and integrating the resources school library management software, learning management systems or single sign-on products.   
BadgerLink Elementary Resources
BadgerLink Elementary Resources

BadgerLink's Elementary Resources

Video Length: 20+ min
Learn about BadgerLink's best bet resources for elementary school students, with priority given to those highlighted on the Elementary Resource Guide. Discover ways to put these resources into practice in your classroom and effectively share them with your students and educators. (Updated 2/5/2024).
watch BadgerLink's High School Resources video

BadgerLink's High School Resources

Video Length: 20+ min
Learn about BadgerLink's best bet resources for high school students, with priority given to those highlighted on the High School Resource Guide. Discover ways to put these resources into practice in your classroom and effectively share them with your students and educators. (Updated 2/5/2024).
BadgerLink Middle School Resources
BadgerLink Middle School Resources

BadgerLink's Middle School Resources

Video Length: 20+ min
Learn about BadgerLink's best bet resources for middle school students, with priority given to those highlighted on the Middle School Resource Guide.  Discover ways to put these resources into practice in your classroom and effectively share them with your students and educators. (Updated 2/5/2024).

Britannica Enciclopedia Moderna: Guía del usuario

Descargar esta guía de usuario de 8 páginas para aprender cómo utilizar los recursos españoles de Britannica
Britannica's Spanish Resources
Britannica's Spanish Resources

Britannica Escolar and Moderna

Video Length: 20+ min
Learn about using Britannica Escolar and Britannica Moderna to find reliable information in Spanish. (from 5-13-2020)

Britannica Escolar: Guía del usuario

Descargar esta guía de usuario de 11 páginas para aprender cómo utilizar los recursos españoles de Britannica

Britannica Escolar: User Guide

Download this 12-page user guide to learn how to use Britannica's Spanish resources

Britannica Library: User Guide

Learn how to search Britannica Library with these step-by-step instructions.

Britannica Moderna: User Guide

Download this 8-page user guide to learn how to use Britannica's Spanish resources
Britannica School Updates
Britannica School Updates

Britannica School Updates

Video Length: 20+ min
Britannica School is getting a new look for (a few months after) the new year! View to learn about updates to the Britannica School interface that will make things easier for Elementary and Middle School students to navigate and find the information they need. (from 3/21/2023)  
Business Searching Interface
Business Searching Interface

Business Source Premier

Video Length: Less than 5 min
Learn how to use the Business Searching Interface, which searches Business Source Premier, Regional Business News and Newswires.

Citing Sources in BadgerLink Resources

Many BadgerLink resources have a citation tool, making it easy to cite sources you find and use in your research, homework, presentations, and written communications.
Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports

Video Length: 20+ min
Learn how to search for articles from Consumer Reports magazine and buying guide (from 11-15-2022)

Consumer Reports: Info Sheet

Learn how to search for articles in Consumer Reports Magazine
Core Collections
Core Collections

Core Collections

Video Length: Less than 5 min
Learn about using Core Collections - Children's, Middle & Junior High, and Senior Collections

EBSCO Resources: Find Lesson Plans

Learn how to use EBSCO resources to find lesson plans that were published in popular education magazines

EBSCO Resources: Find Publications By Title

Learn how to find a publication title in most EBSCO resources

EBSCO Resources: Info Sheet

Learn how to utilize basic search within EBSCO resources.
Searching for Magazines in BadgerLink Resources
Searching for Magazines in BadgerLink Resources

EBSCO Resources: Searching for Magazines

Video Length: 20+ min
Ever wonder if a magazine is available to view online through BadgerLink FOR FREE? Want to view the current edition of the National Geographic, The Atlantic, or Time Magazine without hitting a paywall? Learn the best tips and tricks to viewing magazine articles in BadgerLink resources from many popular publications.
Searching in EBSCOhost
Searching in EBSCOhost

EBSCO Resources: Searching in new EBSCOhost

Video Length: Less than 5 min
This tutorial demonstrates the features of the new EBSCOhost user interface, as seen when using resources such as Academic Search Premier, MasterFILE Complete, or Newspaper Source Plus.

EBSCO Resources: Using Google Classroom

Use this one-page flyer to learn how to use EBSCOhost resources with Google Classroom to share content with your students

Educator & Librarian Guide: Accessing BadgerLink at School and Home

BadgerLink helps students access through your website, Follett Destiny Discover, Learning Management System, or Single Sign-On by providing solutions and assistance. This guide walks through the process. 
watch Explora for Educators: Using Google Classroom and Google Drive video

Explora for Educators: Using Google Classroom and Google Drive

Video Length: Less than 3 min
Learn how to use Explora to find, save and distribute school library resources to your students using Google Classroom and Google Drive.
Explora for Elementary
Explora for Elementary

Explora for Elementary

Video Length: Less than 3 min
Learn how Elementary School users can search and browse the Explora interface, EBSCO’s search tool designed just for students in kindergarten through grade 5.
watch Explora for Middle & High Schools video

Explora for Middle & High Schools

Video Length: Less than 3 min
Learn how Middle and High School users can search and browse the Explora interface, EBSCO’s search tool designed just for students in secondary school.
Explora with EBSCO Publication Finder
Explora with EBSCO Publication Finder

Explora with EBSCO Publication Finder

Video Length: 20+ min
View to explore the new Explora, EBSCO’s interface designed to support student research and classroom instruction. Looking for a particular journal, eBook, magazine, or newspaper? The new Publication Finder feature in BadgerLink resource, Explora for Everyone, is also highlighted to more easily find publications in BadgerLink’s EBSCO resources.

Explora: Info Sheet

Learn how to search within Explora interface from EBSCO. 
HeritageQuest Online Training
HeritageQuest Online Training

HeritageQuest Online

Video Length: 20+ min
This webinar reviews collections and features of BadgerLink resource, HeritageQuest Online, a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources. (From 05-23-23)

HeritageQuest Online: Info Sheet

Learn how to search and navigate HeritageQuest Online as well as find information about the full-text content permalinks, citations, and the copyright of this resource

HeritageQuest Online: LibGuide

Learn about content, search features, and updates to HeritageQuest Online
Adult Education Resources
Adult Education Resources

LearningExpress Library: Adult Education Resources

Video Length: 20+ min
Learn how to take advantage of the skill building and test prep materials for adults available in LearningExpress Library. (from 6-18-2020)
LearningExpress Library: Career Preparation
LearningExpress Library: Career Preparation

LearningExpress Library: Career Preparation

Video Length: 20+ min
Learn how to make your work goals a reality with LearningExpress Library's Career Preparation Center. Start a new career or advance in your current field with occupational practice tests, job search and workplace skills tutorials, and WorkKeys assessments. (11/27/2023)
watch LearningExpress Library: College Admissions Test Preparation video

LearningExpress Library: College Admissions Test Preparation

Video Length: 20+ min
As students prepare for important college entrance exams like the ACT, SAT, and AP Tests, view this video to learn more about BadgerLink resource, LearningExpress Library College Admissions Test Preparation. (from 2-21-2023)

LearningExpress Library: Info Sheet

Learn how to explore and navigate LearningExpress Library as well as register for an account to access all the various content, including practice tests, tutorials, and eBooks.
Searching for Newspapers in BadgerLink Resources
Searching for Newspapers in BadgerLink Resources

Newspaper Resources: Searching for Newspaper Titles

Video Length: 20+ min
Ever wonder if your local newspaper is available to view online through BadgerLink FOR FREE? Want to view today’s edition of the New York Times, Wall Street Journal or Washington Post without hitting a paywall? Learn the best tips and tricks to viewing newspaper articles in BadgerLink resources from both national and Wisconsin publications. (From 2-14-2023)

Newspaper Resources: Wisconsin Newspapers in BadgerLink Title List

Title list of Wisconsin Newspapers available in BadgerLink resources: Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers, Newspapers.com Library Edition- World Collection, U.S. Newsstream
Newspapers.com
Newspapers.com

Newspapers.com Library Edition- World Collection

Video Length: Less than 5 min
Learn about using Newspapers.com Library Edition - World Collection
NoveList
NoveList

NoveList

Video Length: 20+ min
Learn about using NoveList to find recommendations and book reviews of fiction books based on genre and terms of appeal (from 5-12-2020)
NoveList and NoveList K-8 training
NoveList and NoveList K-8 training

NoveList and NoveList K-8

Video Length: 20+ min
Find book recommendations and reviews of fiction titles for all ages based on genre and terms of appeal with BadgerLink resources, NoveList and NoveList K-8. (From 5-16-2023)
NoveList K-8
NoveList K-8

NoveList K-8

Video Length: 20+ min
Learn about using NoveList K-8 to find recommendations and book reviews of fiction books for younger audiences (from 5-20-2020)

NoveList: Find Books that have Diverse Characters

Learn how to find fiction books with diverse characters using NoveList and NoveList K-8
Primary Sources
Primary Sources

Primary Sources

Video Length: Less than 5 min
Learn how to find primary sources in Newspapers.com Library Edition- World Collection & History Reference Center (created 9-27-2019, updated 11-2-2023)
watch Public Library Resources video

Public Library Resources

Video Length: 20+ min
Do you work in a public library and don't know where to start with sharing BadgerLink resources with your library users? Get started with the help of the Resource Guide for Public Libraries and prepare to be intrigued (but no longer overwhelmed) by all BadgerLink has to offer! (from 12-6-2022)
Plan for Summer Reading with TeachingBooks for Libraries
Plan for Summer Reading with TeachingBooks for Libraries

TeachingBooks for Libraries: Plan for Summer Reading

Video Length: 20+ min
Get excited about summer reading! View for a look at summer reading lists and programming ideas. Inspire independent reading with TeachingBooks resources that let the books and their authors speak for themselves. Explore summer reading lists for all ages. Engage readers with book trailers, Meet-the-Author recordings, and previews. Discover Like Books to enhance reader’s advisory. (From 2/3/2024)
TeachingBooks' Diverse Books Toolkit
TeachingBooks' Diverse Books Toolkit

TeachingBooks: Diverse Books Toolkit

Video Length: 20+ min
Learn how to navigate and utilize Diverse Books Toolkit in TeachingBooks resource, including; Search for diverse books by culture, subject, grade level, and genre. Find original interviews with diverse authors and illustrators. Discover award winning titles and book lists, while creating your own lists. Learn how to use the Collection Analysis Tool and generate reports for your own collection development needs.  (From 8-19-2020)
BadgerLink Training Engage and Excite Readers with TeachingBooks
BadgerLink Training Engage and Excite Readers with TeachingBooks

TeachingBooks: Engage and Excite Readers

Video Length: 20+ min
This video is a hands-on, interactive workshop to discover online resources that deepen connections to books. Easily engage readers, support families, and empower colleagues with sharing tools designed for you. Work time is given to explore and discover ways to implement TeachingBooks resources into any learning environment. You will leave with your own custom lists and resources to support book selection and instruction. (from 2-28-2023)
TeachingBooks: Enhance Instruction
TeachingBooks: Enhance Instruction

TeachingBooks: Enhance Instruction

Video Length: 20+ min
Explore videos and recordings with authors, lessons, book trailers, vocabulary lists, and more. Discover resources that will expand the experience readers have with diverse books. Watch this video to learn about text complexity tools to meet readers where they are while deepening connections with authors. (from 3-7-2023)
ProQuest Basic Search
ProQuest Basic Search

U.S. Newsstream

Video Length: Less than 3 min
Learn how to navigate ProQuest platform's basic search, the same interface as U.S. Newsstream.   
Updated Grade Level Resource Guides
Updated Grade Level Resource Guides

Updated Grade Level Resource Guides

Video Length: 20+ min
Learn about BadgerLink's best bet resources for elementary, middle and high school students through the grade level resource guides, newly updated for 2024. Elementary Resource Guide Middle Resource Guide and High School Resource Guide are highlighted as well as ways to put these resources into practice in your classroom and effectively share them with your students and educators.  (Recorded 2/6/2024)

What is BadgerLink Info Sheet

This one-page flier describes the BadgerLink program and the types of available resources. (Last revised 1-4-2023)