Research & Discovery

In addition to books, the we also provides access to reliable online content. All the resources below are paid for by the Oregon Public Library unless otherwise noted.


Genealogy information from more than 4,000 databases. In library use only.

A to Z databases Directory and demographic information for 13 million businesses in the USA.
Auto Repair Reference Center Do it yourself auto repair information. Provided by BadgerLink.
BadgerLink Provides licensed content not available through free search engines.
Consumer Reports Product reviews and ratings on cars, appliances and electronics.

Databases containing general interest, academic, health, business and more. Provided by BadgerLink.

Flipster Your favorite magazine titles in digital form.
HeritageQuest Genealogy records and books dating back to the 1700s. Provided by BadgerLink.
LearningExpress Library Online practice tests and tutorials for many academic and licensing tests. Provided by BadgerLink.
Literary Reference Center A collection of literary criticism and works. Provided by BadgerLink.
Mango Languages An online language learning resource.
MorningStar Financial information on over 30,000 stocks, mutual funds and ETFs.
AccessNewspaper ARCHIVE U.S. and International newspapers dating as far back as the 1700s. Provided by BadgerLink.
NoveList Plus A database of fiction and nonfiction including read-alikes, reviews and discussion guides.
OverDrive Check out E-books, digital audio books, and videos that can be downloaded to your device free. Provided in collaboration with WPLC.
Value Line Investment research on companies, industries, markets, and economies.
Wisconsin Digital Archives A growing collection of state government documents from 2001-present. Provided by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.