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  1. Fox Valley Memory

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    yes

    Digital library of local history. Contains text and images, as well as links to other local history
    resources. (managed by APL and the Outagamie County Historical Society)

    Created by: 
    APL
    Database Funded by: 
  2. Referencia Latina

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    yes

    This comprehensive Spanish-language database offers content from a variety of sources including thousands of encyclopedia entries, an inclusive collection of images, an atlas, health reports, a Spanish-English dictionary and full text for reference books and general interest magazines in a broad array of subject areas.

    Content Includes:

    • 49,000 encyclopedia entries
    • Spanish-English dictionary
    • More than 2,500 health reports
    • Over 100 multidisciplinary reference books 
    • Dozens of general interest magazines in a variety of subject areas
    • More than 100,000 images with captions in Spanish
    • An atlas consisting of 330 Spanish-language maps
    • Reputable, regional Spanish language newspapers: Daily updates ensure availability of the most current articles from a dozen prominent newspapers from 10 Latin American countries such as:

      • El Comercio (Perú)
      • El Mercurio (Chile)
      • El Tiempo (Colombia)

      • El Universal (México)
      • El País (Uruguay)
      • El Nacional (Venezuela)
      • La Nación (Argentina)
      • La Nación (Costa Rica)
       
      In addition, prominent full-text magazines include Automundo, People en Español,Entrepreneur México, Contenido and Impacto Latin News.

      Referencia Latina's intuitive, theme-based Spanish-language interface is designed to make content readily accessible to non-English users with limited online research experience.

    Created by: 
    EBSCOhost
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  3. Recollection Wisconsin

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    yes

    (Formerly known as "Wisconsin Heritage Online")
    An expanding digital collection featuring documentary sources and material culture from Wisconsin libraries, archives, and museums. The collections in this exhibition project are contributed by cultural heritage organizations throughout Wisconsin.

    Created by: 
    Wisconsin Library Services (WiLS)
    Database Funded by: 
  4. Middle Search Plus

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    yes

    Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text
    is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 341,655 photos, maps and flags.

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
    Database Funded by: 
  5. MAS Ultra - School Edition

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    yes

    Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for more than 500 popular, high school magazines. MAS Ultra – School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 341,655 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
    Database Funded by: 
  6. Encyclopædia Britannica

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    yes

    Britannica Online School Edition K12 offers encyclopedias, dictionary, thesaurus, illustrations, maps, biographies, educational activities, exercises, study guides, and related material for students and teachers (Kindergarten through 12th grade). Included are the Wisconsin state curriculum standards with links to supporting articles and learning materials. There are separate interfaces for elementary, middle, and high school, as well as for teachers.

    Access sub-groups of this resource through the following links

    Created by: 
    Encyclopædia Britannica Online
    Database Funded by: 
  7. University of WI Digital Collections (images provided by APL)

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    yes

    Selected local history resources, including four historical Outagamie County plat maps, five city directories from the late 1800s, two historic building surveys and two compilations of early pioneer biographies. There are also two historical overviews, one from Appleton's 75th Anniversary celebration in 1932, and one marking the 100 year period of 1857 - 1957. Click here for a partial index of the plat maps.

    Created by: 
    UW Digital Collections
    Database Funded by: 
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  8. Searchasaurus

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    yes

    A collection of resources designed for kids of all ages, including an encyclopedia of animals, a general encyclopedia, and two magazine databases, Middle Search Plus and Primary Search. (A kids' search interface for selected EBSCOhost databases)

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
    Database Funded by: 
  9. Platbook Index

    Name index to four plat books for Outagamie County: Platbook of Outagamie County, WI (1889), Platbook of Outagamie, WI (ca. 1910) Standard Atlas of Outagamie County (1917) and Atlas of Outagamie County (1942). The originals are shelved in the Wisconsin Collection at the Appleton Public Library. This index is a work in progress.

    Created by: 
    APL
    Database Funded by: 
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  10. History Reference Center

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    yes

    History Reference Center offers full text from more than 2,500 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for nearly 170 leading history periodicals, more than 112,000 historical documents, 113,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 112,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
    Database Funded by: 
  11. Digital Image Collections

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    yes

    Historic photos of Appleton and the Fox Valley.
    Includes items submitted to the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections project, Fox Valley Memory, and various galleries compiled by Appleton Public Library Reference Staff in CONTENTdm (CONTENTdm license is funded by OWLS).

    Created by: 
    APL
    Database Funded by: 
    Database Subjects: 
  12. MasterFILE Premier

    Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,750 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975.
    Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also includes nearly 500 full text reference books, full text from 86,017 biographies, 105,786 full text primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 341,655 photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
    Database Funded by: 
  13. Funk and Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia

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    yes

    This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
    Database Funded by: 
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