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America's News: Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers. Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections.

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues of the Journal-Sentinel. Updated daily, it includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate and other sections.

Waukesha Freeman: full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues of the Freeman. Updated daily, it includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate and other sections.

Brookfield-Elm Grove NOW: Full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues. Updated daily, it includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate and other sections.
_____________________________________________________________________________________Wisconsin Newspaper Association logoArchive of Wisconsin Newspapers – Home Use                                          Library Use
The Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site allows access 235 daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers.  Content is available from April 2005 through 90 days ago.  Includes Waukesha Freeman, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Kettle Moraine Index, Lake Country Reporter, Sussex Sun, Oconomowoc Focus, Mukwonago Chief, Brookfield News, Elm Grove Elm Leaves, Menomonee Falls News, Muskego Sun, New Berlin Citizen, Oconomowoc Enterprise, Palmyra Enterprise.
____________________________________________________________________________ancestry Ancestry Library Edition (In Library Use Only)
Ancestry Library Edition
is a comprehensive online source of information for conducting genealogical and local history research.
autoAuto Repair Reference Center - Home Use                               Library Use
Auto Repair Reference Center contains information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, with repair information for most vintage makes starting as far back as 1945. Database content includes more than 33,800 vehicles, drawings and step-by-step photographs, technical service bulletins & recalls, enhanced wiring diagrams, specifications & maintenance schedules, Labor Time Guide & Estimator. Online
Elementary School Edition - Home Use                                                                           Library Use
Middle School Edition - Home Use                                                                                  Library Use
High School Edition - Home Use                                                                                     Library Use
Level-appropriate reference articles, journals and magazines, the Web’s Best Sites, multimedia, and curriculum content.
ebbiz Business Source Premier - Home Use                                               Library Use
Business Source Premier is the industry's most popular business research database, featuring the full text for more than 2,200 journals. Full text is provided back to 1965, and searchable cited references back to 1998.

consumer Consumer Health Complete - Home Use                                         Library Use
Consumer Health Complete provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.
creports-150x75 Consumer Reports - Home Use                                                      Library Use
Product reviews and ratings on cars, appliances, electronics and more from Consumer Reports.
ebook EBSCO eBooks
Formerly called netLibrary, this is an electronic book collection of nonfiction titles. Titles can be checked-out and downloaded, and read on your computer when you are not connected to the Internet, or can be transferred to your Adobe Digital Editions-compatible eBook Reader device.
ebsco EBSCOhost - Home Use                                                                     Library Use
Magazines, journals, newspapers, images and reference resources covering education, health, business, science, history and general areas of interest. Student resources found below in Explora.

Explora for Everyone

Explora for Elementary Schools

Explora for Middle & High Schools

Magazines, journals, newspapers, images and reference resources covering education, health, business, science, history and general areas of interest.
flipster_logo Flipster eMagazines
Flipster offers digital access to your favorite magazines: HGTV Magazine, Sports Illustrated, Cosmopolitan, Time and many more! Simply sign in with your library card and browse online magazines by category. View in your browser or using the Flipster app for tablets.
Gale courses logo small Gale Courses
A wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online through Gale Courses, also known as ed2go.   As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.
heritage Heritage Quest Online - Home Use                                                Library Use
Heritage Quest Online offers U.S. federal census information, family genealogies, local histories, tax lists, city directories, land and probate records, birth, marriage and death records, genealogical and local history serials, and more.
history History Reference Center - Home Use                                                             Library Use
History Reference Center offers full text from reference books, encyclopedias, periodicals, and non-fiction books. Also includes historical documents; biographies of historical figures; historical photos and maps; and more than 80 hours of historical video library link.
libraries-JobNowlogo-homepage (2) JobNow-In Library Use
JobNow provides free career preparation assistance to help you land the job of your dreams. The service offers live interview coaching, resume assistance, career guidance, and an Adult Learning Center.

learning Learning Express Library - Home Use                                                     Library Use
Learning Express Library offers practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, and information needed to achieve results—at school, at work, or in life. The Computer Skills Learning Center includes interactive courses on Microsoft Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word. Looking to land a job? An entire Learning Center is dedicated to help job seekers.  Practice tests include SAT and ACT.
literary Literary Reference Center - Home Use                                                 Library Use
Literary Reference Center contains full text of plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, articles/essays of literary criticism, author biographies, literary journals, book reviews, classic and contemporary poems, classic and contemporary short stories, author interviews, and much more.
lit LitFinder - Home Use                                                                         Library Use
LitFinder is primary literature content, including citations and full text of hundreds of thousands of poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays.
morning Morningstar Investment Research - Home Use                              Library Use
Use Morningstar Investment Research Center to find stocks or mutual funds, research current or prospective holdings.
news Newspaper Archive - Home Use                                                    Library Use
Newspaper Archive offers millions of searchable historical newspaper pages from the 1700s.  PDF format of original content. Newspaper Source Plus - Home Use                                                    Library Use
Newspaper Source Plus includes 1,570 full-text newspapers, providing more than 27 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 583,100 television and radio news transcripts, videos & podcasts.

k-8 Novelist K-8 - Home Use                                                                    Library Use
NoveList K-8 contains enhanced subject access for over 60,000 fiction titles aimed at the K-8 population.

plus Novelist Plus - Home Use                                                                    Library Use

Novelist Plus includes over 200,000 fiction and readable nonfiction titles, plus lists of award-winning books, book discussion guides, book talks, recommended reads and more.
A growing collection of downloadable fiction and nonfiction titles in audio and electronic format.  Read or listen from your computer or click here to see if your portable device is compatible. Reference USA - Home Use                                                             Library Use
Reference USA provides information on U.S. companies & consumers. 
RosettaStone_Logo Rosetta Stone- Home Use
Add a foreign language to your skill set with Rosetta Stone. This resource includes 30 languages to meet a range of cultural interests. Learning is structured around core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills and also includes focused activities to refine grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and more.

science Science Reference Center - In Library Use
Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. - Home Use                                                                 Library Use offers in-studio movies of authors and illustrators, audio excerpts of book readings, guides to thousands of titles and multimedia resources on children’s and young adult literature.
WISCATWISCAT is the primary tool for loans to and from libraries outside of library system borders.