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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. | more info »
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Recently published federal, local and state government publications. | more info »
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Search the digital archives of municipal records by counties and cities housed at the Secretary of State of Wisconsin. Some records go back to the mid-1800s. | more info »
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MyVote provides Wisconsin voters with registration, sample ballot, municipal clerk and polling place information. | more info »
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Find the North American Industry Code for industry-level data. | more info »
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Links to and a map of neighborhood business associations. | more info »
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Neighborhood House offers a plethora of programs and services including: food pantry, laundry, youth & teen summer camps, after-school programs, mentoring, meeting spaces, wellness and enrichment classes for adults, social programming for adults with disabilities, technology lab, transportation assistance, community meals, neighborhood events, and much more! | more info »
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New York Times
All the news that's fit to print. Find breaking news, multimedia, reviews & opinion on Washington, business, sports, movies, travel, books, jobs, education, real estate, etc... | more info »
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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. | more info »
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Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 1,400 full-text newspapers, providing more than 55 million full-text articles. This database contains comprehensive full text for major newspapers. Videos and podcasts are coming soon. Newspaper Source Plus also brings critical news content with ongoing updates though out the day with its News View component. Updates throughout the day include popular sources: AP (Associated Press) Business Wire CNN Wire PR Wire UPI (United Press International) Xinhua (China) News View also includes more than 1,111,000 TV & Radio News Transcripts from top sources: ABC News (American) ABC (Australian) CBC (Canadian) CBS News CNBC CNN CNN International FOX News MSNBC National Public Radio PBS Newspapers Include: Christian Science Monitor Star Tribune (Minneapolis) The Times (UK) USA Today The Washington Post The Washington Times (DC) | more info »
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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. | more info »
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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. | more info »
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NoveList K-8 meets all the fictional reading needs of kids (0-18) and includes picture books, chapter books, and young adult titles. | more info »
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The O’Reilly for Public Libraries Complete subscription includes more than 43,000 books and 30,000 hours of video in areas such as information technology and software; business; digital media; professional and personal development; and desktop and web applications. | more info »
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Origins of Some Madison, Wisconsin Street Names | more info »
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Steenbock Library is a designated Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC). Patent librarians provide patent and trademark information and searching assistance for the general public and the UW-Madison community. | more info »
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David Giffey's collection of stories from the residents of the South Madison neighborhood. | more info »
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Get access to current and recent issues of more than 7,000 of the world’s top newspapers and magazines as soon as they’re available on shelves. | more info »
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profiles of wisconsin
Profiles of Wisconsin provides data and insight into the makeup of the state of Wisconsin, including population statistics, geography, political maps, and more. | more info »
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Find trustworthy treatment options for mental health and addiction. | more info »
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Reference Solutions
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. | more info »
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Free entrepreneurship learning from the Small Business Development Center. | more info »
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With Science Reference Source, you’ll find full text articles for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. | more info »
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Provides classes and counseling for new and existing small businesses. | more info »
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A variety of tools you can use to search information collected by the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission). | more info »
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From this page you can access a variety of information on programs and services in Wisconsin for older people and caregivers. A brief description of each service is available. | more info »
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Resources for starting, financing, and managing a small business. Try the Small Business Administration's Learning Center for self-paced free online business and entrepreneurship topics. | more info »
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at UW-Madison offers resources, paid classes, and the free Business Answer Line. | more info »
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Talk to a legal assistant who's experienced in analyzing potential legal problems. | more info »
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The official State of Wisconsin governement job site. | more info »
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Statistics and infographics from thousands of sources (free basic version). | more info »
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Generate enthusiasm for children's and young adult books with this multimedia-rich website full of book readings, author interviews, book reviews and more. | more info »
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Tutorials for using popular websites and apps, written for computer beginners and older adults. | more info »
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Find information for tenants and landlords regarding rental rights and responsibilities; state and local rental laws; mediation services; and general housing issues. Housing counseling and information for landlords and tenants in the Madison area. See also the full text of Tenant and Landlord Rights and Responsibilities, City of Madison Ordinance 32.06(2)` | more info »
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Directory of manufacturers. A librarian can provide a login for use in the library. | more info »
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Transparent Language Online is a language-learning system including over 100 languages. | more info »
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Contacts for financial help to purchase insurance coverage through United Way’s HealthConnect program and the free, confidential community resources provided by 2-1-1. | more info »
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Links to online exhibits, many featuring aspects of Wisconsin history including a full collection of Wisconsin Blue Books, as well as materials from all University of Wisconsin campuses and many Wisconsin public libraries. | more info »
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Free job training, career counseling, and job placement services in Madison. | more info »
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Urban Triage, Inc. is on a mission to empower Black families while mobilizing community resources and distributing them to those most in need. | more info »
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US Newsstream enables users to search current U.S. news content, as well as archives that stretch back into the 1980s | more info »
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Formerly the Federal Citizen Information Center, a tool to more easily find government information including passports, tax forms, small business help, etc. | more info »
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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. | more info »
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Information on obtaining copies of vital records, searching records in person, and other services. | more info »
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Washington Post
Expert reporting and analysis from Washington and around the world, including award-winning investigative coverage and editorial commentary. Real-time Q&A Discussions providing a behind the scenes look at key stories. Live-streaming of Washington Post Live events, where top-level government and business leaders, emerging voices, and newsmakers discuss the most pressing national and global issues of the day. | more info »
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Weiss Ratings logo
Weiss Financial Ratings provides financial literacy guides as well as tools to compare insurance, banking institutions and supplemental Medicare plans. | more info »
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Find people, contact info, & background checks. | more info »
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The State of Wisconsin Blue Book remains the primary one-volume reference source about the state, documenting the organization of the state’s three branches of government (legislative, executive, and judicial). | more info »
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Find court cases for all counties except Milwaukee. For questions about the CCAP service, please contact the Dane County Clerks of Court at 608-266-4311 or visit the Wisconsin circuit courts web site at https://www.wicourts.gov/courts/circuit/clerkcontact.htm | more info »
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Civil, Criminal, Probate, Small Claims, Divorce, and more. Many of these forms are used in the City of Madison and Dane County. | more info »
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Locate licensed businesses, partnerships, and companies in Wisconsin, also known as Corporate Registration Information Service (CRIS). | more info »
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Find information on alerts, recalls, consumer standards, tips on how to protect yourself against scams or poor service, or file a complaint against a Wisconsin business. | more info »
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Resources for veterans in the workforce. | more info »
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Contains state documents from 2001-present, including statistics, reports, and studies published by government agencies. | more info »
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Offers a number of links (under Archives) to sites of historical interest in Wisconsin. For the holdings of the State Historical Society, use the University of Wisconsin-Madison's card catalog. | more info »
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The Wisconsin Historical Society has partnered with Ancestry to provide free access to selected Wisconsin government records for family history research. | more info »
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The Division of Library, Archives and Museum collections acquires, preserves and provides access to documentary and artifactual evidence about the history of Wisconsin, the United States, and Canada. | more info »
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Find jobs in Wisconsin | more info »
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The Wisconsin Motorists’ Handbook explains driving rules and practices to help you safely drive and prepare for a drivers' test. | more info »
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Find the requirements and tools you need to start a business in Wisconsin. | more info »
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Forms on all sorts of legal topics, including some forms specific to Wisconsin. | more info »
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The online home of the Wisconsin State Legislature. Find info about the Assembly, the Senate, committees, and service agencies. | more info »
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Forms provided by the Wisconsin Department of Revenue. | more info »
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Information for tech businesses on incubators, networking and capital. | more info »
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The purpose of the Wisconsin Veterans Museum is to commemorate, acknowledge, and affirm the role of Wisconsin veterans in America’s military past by means of instructive exhibits and other educational programs. | more info »
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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. | more info »
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Northstar Digital Literacy
Learn different ways to write a resume and cover letter with this lesson from Northstar Online Learning (NSOL). | more info »
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Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation offers business classes and lending. | more info »
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