Education Information

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.

Encyclopedia Britannica School Edition [connect] [more] [availability]
Access age-appropriate reference articles, journals, magazines and more. Teacher resources are also available through this school edition of Encyclopedia Britannica for grades PreK-12.

Escolar [connect] [more] [availability]
A Spanish elementary encyclopedia, containing images, Spanish-language videos, and learning materials specifically designed for younger students.

History Reference Center [connect] [more] [availability]
Instant access to a full-text history reference database featuring reference books, encyclopedias, non-fiction books, and history periodicals as well as thousands of historical documents, including photos.

LearningExpress Library welcome screen
LearningExpress Library [connect] [more] [availability]
Civil service, high school and college prep & citizenship tests, computer training, and other information for career training. Create an account to test and track your progress. Includes TOEFL and some materials in Spanish.

LearningExpress Library welcome screen
LexisNexis Library Express [connect] [more] [availability]
Search a wealth of news, company and financial information, and legal research sources. Some foreign languages available.

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

Literary Reference Center entry screen
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 entry screen
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.

Mango Languages [connect] [more] [availability]
An online language-learning system for help learning languages such as Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian and Russian and more.

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 [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.

Soundzabound [connect] [more] [availability]
Music and sound effects that are copyright compliant, content safe and royalty free for K-12 school use.

Wisconsin Media Lab [connect] [more] [availability]
Video programs for Wisconsin's K-12 students and teachers, available via streaming or download.

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.

Features

Back to School! Back to School The new school year has just begun! Let the library be a resource. We have databases to help with homework, computers and internet access, little nooks and rooms for studying or ...read more

Posted by Kristen on
August 30, 2017
Beyond the Bubbler Beyond the Bubbler Madison Public Library and Madison-area community centers team up with Madison Community Foundation to create meaningful experiences for Madison’s greatest assets – our children. ...read more

Posted by Kristen on
August 25, 2017
Computers Computer Training & Resources Get more familiar with technology! The library offers one-on-one computer help and additional workshops to help you better understand computer basics, the Internet, ...read more

Posted by Kristen on
August 1, 2017

For more information contact

Tana Elias
608-266-4953
telias@madisonpubliclibrary.org