Physics journals from the American Physical Society (APS).
A public library version of the popular Ancestry.com that contains census data, passenger lists, and birth, marriage and death records. Search by name, by where a person lived or browse by region or states.
Access full text of Wisconsin Newspapers from 2005 through the present, with a 60 day ban on adding new issues. Includes both text and a PDF scan of the articles. (Formerly named Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site)
Auto Repair Source provides accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.
Hundreds of real life examples of successfully-funded business plans. 36 volumes of business plans from 1993-present.
Business Source Premier contains a wide variety of full-text popular business magazines, scholarly journals and trade publications. Try the Enhanced Business Searching Interface, which includes market research from Datamonitor.
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.
The Collections include books that are published or distributed in the United States and Canada and in print when the current H.W. Wilson Core Collection volume went to press. Original paperback editions and paperback reprints of some essential titles unavailable in hardcover are included.
The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to all.
EBSCOhost includes thousands of indexed magazines, many full-text, for over fifteen years. Magazine coverage ranges from the popular to the academic. Also includes electronic content on auto repair, medical information and much more.
The EBSCOhost eBooks collection (formerly NetLibrary) includes the searchable full text of over 8,000 online books. Fiction and nonfiction are included.
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.
A Spanish elementary encyclopedia, containing images, Spanish-language videos, and learning materials specifically designed for younger students.
Access magazines just as you would on paper in this new magazine database. Get the app to read magazines offline.
To access Flipster online outside the library, you'll just need your library card. If you want to use the Flipster app, you'll need to log in with Madison Public Library's user ID and password. Ask for the credentials at your nearest Madison library.
Access popular multi-volume reference books, including Business Plans Handbook; Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law; Reference Guide to World Literature; Small Business Sourcebook; and more.
Use GreenFILE for timely, in-depth information about environmental issues facing our planet. Topics range from global warming to recycling, alternate fuel sources, and beyond.
Use EBSCOhost Health Resources to search the full text of nearly 300 consumer health periodicals.
HeritageQuest provides access to genealogy records and books, including census data, local histories, tax rolls, cemetery lists, military rosters, and more.
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.
A dashboard that enables learners to study subjects such as math, science, art, history, economics, computer programming, and more, outside of the classroom, and at their own pace. Academy partners include NASA, the Museum of Modern Art, the California Academy of Sciences, and MIT.
Civil service, high school and college prep & citizenship tests, and other information for career training. Create an account to test and track your progress. Includes TOEFL and some materials in Spanish.
A subset of the EBSCO family of databases related to Library and Information Studies.
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.
A perfect mix of accessibility and depth, providing general readers with an authoritative reference source that helps bridge the gap between medical encyclopedias for professionals and popular self-help guides.
An online language-learning system for help learning languages such as Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Chinese, Greek, Italian and Russian and more.
Enciclopedia española para estudiantes mayores y educadores. Spanish encyclopedia for older students and educators.
Find current and historical quotes for over 90,000 investments, and in-depth analysis for nearly 9,000 mutual funds and stocks. Plus, company and industry information and financial education tutorials.
Historical newspapers from newspapers spanning over 200 years, including The Capital Times, Wisconsin State Journal and many other local papers. An invaluable primary resource for historical research and a unique tool for genealogists.
Use Newspaper Source Plus to find full text for many U.S. and international newspapers, as well as full text television and radio news transcripts from CBS News, FOX News, NPR, ABC News, and PBS.
Dating from the early 1700s into the 2000s, Newspapers.com contains full runs and portions of runs of well-known, regional and state titles to small local newspapers in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and Panama.
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 meets all the fictional reading needs of kids (0-18) and includes picture books, chapter books, and young adult titles.
Powerful business and consumer research database, offering business and residential listings useful in searching for people, executives, creating marketing plans, conducting competitive analysis, fundraising and sales.
A custom Safari Books Online library that contains a specially-tailored subset of 200 titles from Safari Books Online's extensive library. Safari Books Online has many best-selling, top-rated computing and technology books.
With Science Reference Center, you’ll find full text articles for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources.
Music and sound effects that are copyright compliant, content safe and royalty free for K-12 school use.
Generate enthusiasm for children's and young adult books with this multimedia-rich website full of book readings, author interviews, book reviews and more.
Transparent Language Online is a language-learning system including over 100 languages.
US Newsstream enables users to search current U.S. news content, as well as archives that stretch back into the 1980s
Value Line is an investment research company collecting data and analyzing performance of approximately 8,000 stocks, 15,000 mutual funds, and 80,000 options and other securities. Value Line is best known for their Investment Survey.
Value Line is currently unavailable in Madison Public Library locations. It is still accessible outside the library with a Madison Public Library Card.
The Wisconsin Historical Society has partnered with Ancestry to provide free access to selected Wisconsin government records for family history research.
Video programs for Wisconsin's K-12 students and teachers, available via streaming or download.
Overdrive developed this new site just for Kids and Teens. It complements the main digital library site.
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 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.