Books

Don't Miss Lists

Looking for the popular Don't Miss Lists in LINKcat? They're back, with archives!

Online Resources

EBSCOhost logo
EBSCOhost [connect] [more] [availability]
EBSCOhost includes thousands of indexed magazines, many full-text, for over fifteen years. Magazine coverage ranges from the popular to the academic.

EBSCOhost eBooks (formerly NetLibrary) [connect] [more] [availability]
The EBSCOhost eBooks collection (formerly NetLibrary) includes the searchable full text of over 8,000 online books. Fiction and nonfiction are included.

Gale Virtual Reference Library [connect] [more] [availability]
Over twenty titles of popular multi-volume reference sets including Business Plans Handbook.

LISTA [connect] [more] [availability]
A subset of the EBSCO family of databases related to Library and Information Studies.

Literary Reference Center [connect] [more] [availability]
A full-text database combining information from many sources in one unique location. Plot summaries, articles, author biographies, book reviews, novels, literary journals, short stories, poems, and much more.

Literature Resource Center
Literature Resource Center [connect] [more] [availability]
Search the Literature Resource Center to find information about authors and their works. The Literature Resource Center covers more than 90,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists and other writers.

LitFinder
LitFinder [connect] [more] [availability]
Includes thousands of full-text poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays. Also includes biographies, work summaries, photos, and a glossary.

NoveList
Novelist [connect] [more] [availability]
Looking for something to read? NoveList has recommendations, reviews, plot summaries, and other content of interest to fiction readers, such as Author Read-alikes, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Annotated Book Lists.

NoveList K-8
NoveList K-8 [connect] [more] [availability]
NoveList K-8 meets all the fictional reading needs of kids (0-18) and includes picture books, chapter books, and young adult titles.

Wisconsin's Digital Library For Kids & Teens
Wisconsin's Digital Library For Kids and Teens [connect] [more] [availability]
Overdrive developed this new site just for Kids and Teens. It complements the main digital library site.

Wisconsin's Digital Library, Powered by Overdrive
Wisconsin's Digital Library, Powered by Overdrive [connect] [more] [availability]
Download audiobooks, eBooks, music and videos directly to your computer or for use with a variety of devices. Fiction and nonfiction are included, and many popular titles are available.

WorldCat [connect] [more] [availability]
Worldcat is a database of millions of records describing books and other library materials from around the world. Use it to find items you are unable to find in LINKcat.

Books News

digital bookmobile Discover free eBooks at two Digital Bookmobile... The Digital Bookmobile National Tour will showcase the library’s free eBook service in two upcoming tour stops at Madison Public Library: Alicia Ashman Library ( ...read more

Posted by Yasmin on
July 30, 2014
Jacob Berkowitz presents The Stardust Revolution In 1957, as Americans obsessed over the launch of the Soviet Sputnik Satellite, another less noticed space age was taking off. That year, astrophysicist Fred Hoyle and ...read more

Posted by Tana on
July 12, 2014
Saloma Miller Furlong Author Visit Join us for this special author visit with Saloma Miller Furlong, who will reading from and discussing her latest book Bonnet Strings: An Amish Woman’'s Ties to Two Worlds. ...read more

Posted by Sean - Central on
May 28, 2014