Resources

 

Wireless printing

Wireless printingPrint wirelessly to the library printer from your mobile device, smartphone, laptop, or home computer.


E-books, e-audiobooks, magazines

Please have your library card ready to access online resources outside of the library.

Wisconsin’s Digital Library (WPLC) – Also known as OverDrive. Download audio books, eBooks, movies, and music using the OverDrive app or from the Wisconsin Digital Library website. You may have a maximum of 10 titles checked out from the Digital Library. Downloaded e-books are checked out for up to 21 days and are automatically returned to the library. You will need your library card number and PIN.

OverDrive HelpUp-to-date, step-by-step directions for downloading and troubleshooting eBooks and audiobooks for all kinds of devices.

RBDigitalDownload popular magazines for free using the RBDigital website or apps (iTunes, Android, Kindle Fire). You will need to start from the website to set up your account.


Databases, electronic resources

Please have your library card ready to access online resources outside of the library.

Auto Repair Reference Center (BadgerLink) – Repair information for more than 37,000 vehicles from 1954 to present. Includes drawings and step-by-step photographs, technical service bulletins & recalls issued by the original equipment vehicle manufacturer, enhanced wiring diagrams for easy viewing and printing, specifications & maintenance schedules, Labor Time Guide & Estimator, Diagnostic information and much more.

AtoZ World Travel (SWLS) – AtoZ World Travel consists of 202 World City Travel Guides of 60+ topics each and 56 World Travel Resources. Each city receives thorough, equal treatment, with full coverage of how to get around, where to go, and what to see.

Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers (BadgerLink) – Full-text daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 90 days ago, including The Platteville Journal. Also includes selected newspapers from the 1800s and 1900s.

Badgerlink – BadgerLink is Wisconsin’s Online Library, providing Wisconsin residents with licensed educational content from multiple sources across a range of topics.

Britannica School Edition PreK-12 (BadgerLink) – Encyclopedia articles with images, interactive maps, games, and other learning materials. Avaiable for high school, middle school, and elementary school audiences.

Consumer Reports (SWLS) – Online access to Consumer Reports ratings. If you are prompted for your Patron ID, please enter the 14 digit barcode number from the back of your SWLS library card.

Cypress Resume (SWLS) – Resumes made easy. The online resume builder that lets you create professional-quality resumes in three quick and simple steps.

HeritageQuest Online (BadgerLink) – Comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources for college-level and adult researchers.

Learning Express (Badgerlink) – Access the LearningExpress Library’s collection of web-based test preparation tools and skill-building materials. College prep, jobs, careers, computer skills, test preparation & more. For children, teens, and adults.

Novelist (BadgerLink) – Fiction recommendation resource with read-alikes, discussion guides, reading lists and more. For teens and adults. Children’s version available from Novelist K-8 (BadgerLink)

Mango Languages (SWLS) – Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian and more. Mango Languages is also available as an app for iPhones/iPads and Android devices

MasterFILE Premier (BadgerLink) – Full-text magazines with some coverage of newspapers and journals. For student and adult researchers.