LMC * Databases

BadgerLink is Wisconsin's online library which provides access to licensed content such as magazines, newspapers, scholarly articles, videos, images, and music. These resources are provided exclusively for use by all Wisconsin residents and are materials that are not available through regular search engines such as Google.

Databases Description

Robust digital resources that support librarians, patrons, educators, and students in the development and communication of informed positions on complex topics. Integrating secondary school and college curricula with subject-specific reference collections and expert perspectives, ABC-CLIO Solutions proudly foster 21st-century skills, independent critical thinking, and the exploration and understanding of key historical issues.

Access Newspaper ARCHIVE contains tens of millions of searchable newspaper pages, dating as far back as the 1700s. It is your gateway to searching and reading historical newspapers online. Provided by Badgerlink.

Technology reference source with definitions, news articles, research updates, biographies, & Internet sites.

ALLDATA Repair helps diagnose and repair vehicles to OE standards. Information, diagrams and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) are straight from the manufacturer.
No home access.

Auto Repair Reference Center(ARRC) contains repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles.
Provided by Badgerlink.

BadgerLink is Wisconsin's online library which provides access to licensed content such as magazines, newspapers, scholarly articles, videos, images, and music. These resources are provided exclusively for use by all Wisconsin residents and are materials that are not available through regular search engines such as Google.

Encyclopedia Britannica has hundreds of thousands of articles, biographies, videos, images, and web sites.
Provided by Badgerlink.

Congressional Quarterly's weekly publication which covers current and controversial topics. Indexed with full-text from 1991-present. Includes a link to Washington Information Directory

Includes World Edition which contains information on 177 countries and territories; Kids Edition, and States Edition. Also contains a photos over 300 images representing 30 countries, and a Recipe Collection featuring five native recipes from every country in CultureGrams.

LitFinder covers all time periods and contains primary literature content. This includes approximately full-text poems, poem citations and excerpts, full-text short stories and novels, full-text essays, full-text speeches and full-text plays. It also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs and a glossary.
Provided by Badgerlink.

Interactive site used to create and edit MLA and APA citations online, create and organize online notes and createan outline and export it to Microsoft Word.

Opposing Viewpoints delivers a range of perspectives on important issues. It includes video, audio, images, maps, national and global news, and full-text articles.

Full text articles, documents, and graphics from SIRS Researcher and SIRS Government Reporter.

SIRS Issues Researcher has documents, primary source documents, websites, and images which represent viewpoints from the pros and cons, to everything in-between.
Additional tools integrate Issues Researcher into daily instruction including critical questions and graphic/notes organizers.

TeachingBooks.net is a time-saving portal to thousands of online resources you can use to explore children's and young adult books and their authors.
Provided by Badgerlink.

Comprehensive database that allows teens to research health-related issues. It is a research, report, and self-help resource.

Management system for writing assignments which checks student's work for improper citation or potential plagiarism, provides for peer review and provides teachers with a paperless grading tool.

Gale Virtual Reference Library - Includes Decades, Scholarships, Encyclopedia of the World and more!

Washington Information Directory - Provides an accurate, organized directory to congress, national organizations and government agencies. Note: This link will become active soon. A new subscription is being ordered by the Social Studies Department C.Pumilia 

The World Book Online Reference Center features the content of The World Book Encyclopedia, plus 16 additional databases that allow students, educators, and others to conduct in-depth research on thousands of topics.

Guided Inquiry Design Resources 

Adapted with permission from: Guided Inquiry Design: A Framework for Inquiry in 

Your School (2012) by Carol C. Kuhlthau, Leslie K. Maniotes & Ann K. Caspari, Santa Barbara, CA

Libraries Unlimited, Copyright © 2012.

 

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