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.

AutoMate (BadgerLink) – Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, AutoMate provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls.

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 Complete (BadgerLink) – Popular full-text magazines, reference books and other sources from the world’s leading publishers.