Databases

The following resources are available through the South Central Library System libraries. View databases by subject.

Featured Databases

 
Ancestry Library* - Find genealogical information. *Accessible in-library only.
Auto Repair Reference Center - Repair information for many vehicles, domestic and imported, from 1945 to present.  Provided by BadgerLink.
Consumer Reports - Find product reviews and ratings on cars, appliances, electronics and more from Consumer Reports.
If using from home, you must have your library card number and the Prairie du Sac Library set as your home library.
Learning Express - Take practice tests and get your score for tests such as the ACT, SAT, ASVAB and much more! First time users will need to register using your library barcode & PIN.
Novelist Plus - Search fiction & non-fiction titles, recommendations, series and topics.
Overdrive - Download audio books and eBooks to your computer, burn to CD or other supported portable devices.  Please read the information on getting started.  For help, view the FAQ and Help page.
   

Additional Databases

 
AtoZdatabases: Search Jobs,Businesses or MailingLists- Includes 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents. Ideal for market research, employment opportunities, finding people, and more.
  Business Source Premier - Business journals and reports on marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, banking, finance, etc. Provided by BadgerLink
Consumer Health Complete - Find health and wellness reference books, encyclopedias, reports and fact sheets. Provided by BadgerLink.
eBooks on EBSCOhost - Search the full-text of over 6,000 books online.  (Formerly Netlibrary)
EBSCOHost - Locate magazine and journal articles.  Many are full-text.  Provided by BadgerLink.
EBSCOHost Mobile is available for mobile phones.
ECB VideoLink - Find video programs for Wisconsin's K-12 students and teachers, available via streaming or download. Provided by BadgerLink.
Encyclopedia Britannica - Provided by BadgerLink
Enciclopedia Juvenil - Provided by BadgerLink
  Found In Wisconsin Search for digitized books, photographs, videos, and other resources available on the websites of libraries, historical societies, and museums statewide.
  Foundations in Wisconsin - This is a directory of active grant-making foundations in the sate of Wisconsin. *Accessibile in-library only
  GreenFILE - find scholarly, government and general-interest titles on the human impact on the environment. Provided by BadgerLink.
HeritageQuest - Find genealogical information including census data, tax rolls and more.
LitFinder - Search for poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays.  Provided by BadgerLink
Newspaper Archive - Search for articles in past newspapers. Provided by BadgerLink.
  Newspaper Source Plus - Full-text newspapers and articles, plus television and radio news transcripts, videos & podcasts. Provided by BadgerLink.
Novelist K-8 - Search children and young adult fiction titles, recommendations, series and topics.
  Soundzabound - Find music and sound effects that are copyright compliant, content safe and royalty free for K-12 school use. Provided by BadgerLink.
TeachingBooks.net - Find up-close profiles of authors and illustrators, audio excerpts, and guides to thousands of children and youth adult literature.
  Wisconsin Local Histories Digital Collection - Find local manuscripts from around Wisconsin, inlcuding Prairie du Sac and Sauk County.
WorldCat - Search titles and materials owned in Wisconsin and libraries around the world.

 

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