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A to Z Databases is the premier Job Search, Reference, and Mailing List database. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding people, and more!
Historical records and photos hold so many answers about the fascinating people in history. Ancestry Library Edition puts them at your fingertips, enabling both research and inviting critical thinking.
Wisconsin’s online library providing access to licensed content such as magazines, newspapers, scholarly articles, videos, images, and music. These resources are not available regular search engines such as Google.
Rare and historic books unique to Beloit from BPL, Beloit Historical Society, and Beloit College Library Archives Department, including early city and phone directories, farm directories, plat books, and more.
Photos of African American families who moved up north to Beloit, Wisconsin, from Pontotoc, Mississippi, to work at the Fairbanks Morse factory in Beloit and lived in the Fairbanks Flats.
A wide range of highly interactive, instructor-led courses that you can take entirely online. Library card holders are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks with new sessions beginning every month.
An online database designed to assist the general public in legal matters of all kinds. It includes full text of many top legal reference books, as well as thousands of legal forms.
A full-text digital collection of the world’s major news content, including articles from newspapers, newswires, and news magazines as well as TV and radio transcripts from popular news sources.
Historical newspaper archive from the 1700s through 2000s, containing thousands of well-known regional, state, and small local newspapers in the United States and other countries.
A trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers to help find books that are just right for reading level and interest. Also provides tools for adults to engage young readers.
Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and streaming video for free using your library card and an electronic device. OverDrive’s catalog includes more than 2 million digital titles from more than 5,000 publishers.
The world’s largest language-learning service with 80 languages and 4,000 courses. Learn how to speak a foreign language with the help of pronunciation analysis, virtual coaches, and simulated conversations. Includes interactive ESL.
More than 100 informative videos, practice exercises, and quizzes to help prepare New Americans for the Civics, Reading, and Writing portions of the Naturalization Test for U.S. Citizenship.
Small Engine Repair Reference Center
A full-text database of instructions for repairs including routine maintenance as well as extensive repairs. Search by product type, brand, model/engine type, specific area, and model numbers.
Animated, talking picture books that teach children the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. Children can read these electronic picture books … or have them read to them.
U.S. news from the 1980s to current, featuring content from key national and regional sources including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Newsday, Chicago Tribune, and more than 80 Gannett titles.
Family history-related government records from the Wisconsin Historical Society’s collections made available for free to Wisconsinites through a partnership with Ancestry.