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Databases - History

EBSCOhost

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.

This resource is available remotely to all cardholders of any South Central Library System member library and in-library at all member libraries.

HeritageQuest

HeritageQuest provides access to genealogy records and books, including census data, local histories, tax rolls, cemetery lists, military rosters, and more.

This resource is available remotely to all cardholders of any South Central Library System member library and in-library at all member libraries.

Newspaper Archive

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.

This resource is available only in Madison libraries and remotely to patrons with Madison Public Library as their home library.