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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 90 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 Research Guides
BadgerLink Research Guides

BadgerLink Research Guide

Video Length: Less than 3 min
Learn about BadgerLink's Research guides which feature student checklists, a glossary, and educator section (from 9-19-2017)

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 Website: For Library Staff Page

Check out the For Library Staff page: Resources and help for staff in Wisconsin’s public, K12 and academic libraries. Find everything you need for BadgerLink at your library!
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. (From 10-18-2022)
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. (From 10-27-2022)
watch BadgerLink's Middle School Resources video

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. (From 10-25-2022)
Book Connections
Book Connections

Book Connections

Video Length: 20+ min
(From 5-29-2020) Learn how to navigate and utilize resources within Book Connections, including: As a reader, search for content such readers advisory, homework help, and homeschool support  As a public librarian, search for content such as library programming,  book promotion, and summer reading Share content with patrons and colleagues

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
Britannica Library

Britannica Library Basics

Video Length: 20+ min
Learn how to search and navigate Britannica Library. (from 7-20-2022)

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
watch Britannica Resources: Explore Britannica video

Britannica Resources: Explore Britannica

Video Length: 20+ min
Learn how to utilize Explore Britannica tool in Britannica resources. (from 6-4-2020)
watch Britannica Resources: My Britannica  video

Britannica Resources: My Britannica

Video Length: 20+ min
Learn how to utilize My Britannica tool in Britannica resources. (from 6-4-2020)
watch Britannica School Basics video

Britannica School Basics

Video Length: 20+ min
Learn how to search and navigate Britannica School. (from 2-23-2022)
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
Create Text Sets with BadgerLink
Create Text Sets with BadgerLink

Create Text Sets with BadgerLink

Video Length: Less than 5 min
Learn how you can find BadgerLink resources to create text sets for your classroom (from 3-9-2016)
EBSCO Resources in the Classroom
EBSCO Resources in the Classroom

EBSCO Resources in the Classroom

Video Length: Less than 5 min
Learn how to find lesson plans, add content to Google Classroom, and search by Lexile reading level  in EBSCO resources (from 12-13-2022)
Find book reviews published in School Library Journal, Kirkus, and other popular publications
Find book reviews published in School Library Journal, Kirkus, and other popular publications

EBSCO Resources: Find Book Reviews

Video Length: Less than 5 min
Find book reviews published in School Library Journal, Kirkus, and other popular publications. (From 11-27-2017)

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.
Keyword and Subject Searching in EBSCO
Keyword and Subject Searching in EBSCO

EBSCO Resources: Keyword and Subject Searching

Video Length: Less than 5 min
Learn the difference between keyword and subject searching and become a better researcher (from 12-11-2017)
watch EBSCO Resources: Publication Finder video

EBSCO Resources: Publication Finder

Video Length: Less than 3 min
Looking for a particular book, journal, or newspaper? Explora for Everyone's Full Text Finder is a knowledge base search service for locating publications within EBSCO resources. This video highlights the features of the Publication Finder interface, which include search and browse.

EBSCO Resources: Searching by Lexile

Learn which EBSCO resources are searchable by Lexile and how to enter a search with Lexile Reading Level selected. 
Searching EBSCOhost
Searching EBSCOhost

EBSCO Resources: Searching EBSCOhost

Video Length: Less than 5 min
Learn how to search for magazines, newspapers, and images using EBSCOhost (from 12-7-2017)

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.

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
History Reference Center
History Reference Center

History Reference Center

Video Length: Less than 3 min
Learn about the search features of History Reference Center
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: Info Sheet

Learn how to search and navigate LearningExpress as well as find information about the full-text content, permalinks, citations, and the copyright of this resource
Locating Magazines & Search for Articles Part 1
Locating Magazines & Search for Articles Part 1

MasterFILE Complete: Locating Magazines & Searching for Articles Part 1

Video Length: Less than 5 min
Looking for an article from a specific magazine? Learn how to find the right BadgerLink resource to search for magazines (From 9-19-2017) Part 2: Locating Magazines & Searching for Articles
Locating Magazines & Search for Articles Part 2
Locating Magazines & Search for Articles Part 2

MasterFILE Complete: Locating Magazines & Searching for Articles Part 2

Video Length: Less than 5 min
Learn to search multiple resources at the same to find magazines articles (from 9-19-2017) In Part 1, learn how to use Popular Magazines and MasterFILE Complete

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 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 K-8: Info Sheet

Learn how to navigate and search NoveList K-8

NoveList: Exploring Books by Culture

Learn how to search NoveList or NoveList K-8 for fiction books written by an author from a different country or culture, or set in a specific city or country

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 (from 9-27-2019)
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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)
Science Reference Center
Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center

Video Length: Less than 5 min
Learn about search features in Science Reference Center
Science Reference Center Class
Science Reference Center Class

Science Reference Center

Video Length: 20+ min
Learn about using Science Reference Center to find articles, lesson plans, or search a specific publication (from 3-28-2017)  
Teacher Reference Center
Teacher Reference Center

Teacher Reference Center

Video Length: Less than 5 min
Learn about the search features of Teacher Reference Center (from 5-2019). Screen-readable transcript of video
TeachingBooks
TeachingBooks

TeachingBooks

Video Length: 20+ min
Learn how to navigate and utilize resources within TeachingBooks, including: Creating an educator login Searching for TeachingBooks content by book title, author, and topics/subjects Adding content to reading lists Sharing content with students and teachers (From 5-27-2020)
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)
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.   

What is BadgerLink Info Sheet

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