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Online Resources

Auto Repair Reference Center [connect] [more] [availability]
Part of the new, expanded version of EBSCOhost, the Auto Repair Reference Center has information on over 33,000 vehicles from 1945-present.

Consumer Reports Online
Consumer Reports Online [connect] [more] [availability]
Immediate online access to print issues of Consumer Reports Magazine as well as special online-only content. Important information about choosing the best products and services available.

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.

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

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
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.

Features

MPL bags and t-shirts Great Gifts for Library Lovers Stop in at any of our Madison Public Library locations and pick up a t-shirt or tote bag! We have lots of shirt sizes available for both kids and adults. T-shirts (adult sizes XS ...read more

Posted by Sean - Central on
September 30, 2014
Reflections by Miguel Leon Reflections Sequoya Library proudly presents Reflections by Miguel León, on display now through October 31. From the artist: "It is said that photography never really reflects reality in its ...read more

Posted by Sean - Central on
September 29, 2014
Out of the Fire promo Take It Off the Shelf! Kicking off Banned Books Week (September 21-27), the Forward Theater Company is partnering with the Dane County Library Service to present the first performance of Take It Off the ...read more

Posted by Sean - Central on
September 23, 2014

For more information contact

Tana Elias
608-266-4953
telias@scls.lib.wi.us