Multidisciplinary

  1. Referencia Latina

    Can I use this from home?: 
    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
    Database Funded by: 
  2. 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: 
  3. Time Archive

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    yes

    Gives access to covers and the beginning of articles all the way back to the start of the magazine (March 3, 1923).

    Created by: 
    Time Magazine Archive
    Database Funded by: 
  4. Consumer Reports

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    yes

    Presents articles on health, public safety, marketplace economics and the judicial & regulatory actions that affect consumers.

    Created by: 
    EBSCOhost
    Database Funded by: 
  5. 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: 
  6. 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: 
  7. Academic Search Premier

    This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,500 journals, including full text for more than 3,700 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
    Database Funded by: 
  8. 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: 
  9. Student Research Center

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    yes

    An easy-to-use search screen for secondary students to find information in the following BadgerLink funded database found within EBSCO: Health Source - Consumer Edition, MAS Ultra - School Edition, Middle Search Plus, Newspaper Source Plus, History Reference Center, Book Collection Nonfiction: High School Edition, and Science Reference Center.

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
    Database Funded by: 
  10. Kids Search

    Can I use this from home?: 
    yes

    Kids Search is designed especially for youth in grades K-8, offering an easy-to-use search screen that finds information in several Databases funded by BadgerLink and housed in EBSCO: Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, Middle Search Plus, Primary Search, Newspaper Source Plus, History Reference Center, Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle School Edition, and Science Reference Center.

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
    Database Funded by: 
  11. Virtual Reference Library

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    yes

    Encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

    Arts

    • Arts and Humanities Through the Eras 5v, 2005
    • Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990 2v, 2004
    • Contemporary Fashion 2nd ed., 2002
    • International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers 4th ed., 4v, 2001

    Biography

    • Business Leader Profiles for Students 2v, 2002
    • Encyclopedia of World Biography Vol. 24, 2nd ed., 2005
    • Encyclopedia of World Biography 2nd ed., 23v, 2004
    • Notable Sports Figures 4v, 2004
    • Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives, Thematic Series: The 1960s 2v, 2003

    Education

    • Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans 24th ed., 2008

    Environment & Animals

    • Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia 2nd ed., 17v, 2004

    Literature

    • Contemporary Novelists 7th ed., 2001
    • Contemporary Poets 7th ed., 2001
    • Modern American Literature 5th ed., 3v, 1999
    • Nonfiction Classics for Students 5v, 2001
    • Reference Guide to Holocaust Literature 2002
    • Reference Guide to Short Fiction 2nd ed., 1999
    • Reference Guide to World Literature 3rd ed., 2v, 2003
    • Writers Directory 2005 ed., 2v, 2004

    Created by: 
    Gale Cengage
    Database Funded by: 
  12. WISCAT

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    yes

    The Wisconsin Catalog is the statewide bibliographic database. It contains 5.2 million bibliographic records with local holdings statements for 1116 libraries of all types throughout Wisconsin.

    Created by: 
    WISCAT
    Database Funded by: 
    Database Subjects: 
  13. 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: 
  14. WorldCat

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    yes

    (formerly Badgercat) lists the books, magazines, CDs, DVDs, maps and other items owned by libraries throughout the U.S. and more than 80 countries.

    Created by: 
    OCLC
    Database Funded by: 
    Database Subjects: 
  15. Opposing Viewpoints in Context

    Can I use this from home?: 
    yes

    Covers social issues, such as Gun Control, Genetic Engineering, Censorship, Endangered
    Species, and Terrorism. Consists of viewpoint articles, contextual topic overviews, government
    and organizational statistics, biographies of social activists, court cases, profiles of government
    agencies and special interest groups, newspaper and magazines articles, as well as links to more
    than 1,800 reviewed and subject-indexed web sites.

    Created by: 
    Gale Cengage
    Database Funded by: 
  16. Humanities International Complete

    Can I use this from home?: 
    yes

    Humanities International Complete provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. Produced by Whitston Publishing (an imprint of EBSCO Publishing), this database includes all data from Humanities International Index (more than 2,100 journals and 2.47 million records) plus unique full text content, much of which is not found in other databases. The database includes full text for more than 890 journals.

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
    Database Funded by: 
  17. Primary Search

    Can I use this from home?: 
    yes

    Primary Search provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
    Database Funded by: 
  18. 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: 
  19. GreenFILE

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    yes

    GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.

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

    Can I use this from home?: 
    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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