Research & Discovery

In addition to books, we also provide access to reliable online content.

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Ancestry Genealogy information from more than 4,000 databases. In library use only.
Paid for by Oregon Public Library.
About Ancestry Library Edition
Auto Repair Source Authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.
Provided by BadgerLink.
Auto Repair Source Tutorial
BadgerLink Provides licensed content not available through free search engines. BadgerLink Training Page
Britannica Library Online encyclopedia for adults and children.
Provided by BadgerLink.
Britannica Library Help
Consumer Reports Product reviews and ratings on cars, appliances and electronics.
Paid for by Oregon Public Library.
Magazine Archive
eBooks on EBSCOhost Downloadable non-fiction titles on business, cooking, technology, health, travel and mors.
Paid for by Oregon Public Library.
Downloading EBSCO eBooks Video
Explora Search interface with articles from magazines, newspapers, journals, and encyclopedias.
Provided by BadgerLink.
 
Flipster Your favorite magazine titles in digital form.
Paid for by Oregon Public Library.
Flipster for Mobile Devices
HeritageQuest Genealogy records and books dating back to the 1700s.
Provided by BadgerLink.
About HertiageQuest
LearningExpress Library Online skill building and test preparation for many academic areas and licensing tests. Create a personal account and start learning.
Provided by BadgerLink.
LearningExpress Library Quickstart Guide
Literary Reference Center A collection of literary criticism and works.
Provided by BadgerLink.
Literary Reference Center Tutorial
Mango Languages An online language learning resource. Create a personal account and start learning.
Paid for by Oregon Public Library.
 
MorningStar Financial information on over 30,000 stocks, mutual funds and ETFs.
Paid for by Oregon Public Library.
MorningStar Help and Education
Newspapers.com Historical newspapers archive from the 1700s - 2000s containing thousands of newspapers.
Provided by BadgerLink.
Newspapers.com Help Center
NoveList Plus A database of fiction and nonfiction including read-alikes, reviews and discussion guides.
Paid for by Oregon Public Library.
NoveList Search Strategies
OverDrive Check out E-books, digital audio books, and videos that can be downloaded to your device free.
Provided in collaboration with WPLC.

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referenceUSA Business and residential information, reference, and research.
Paid for by Oregon Public Library.
ReferenceUSA Videos
Transparent Language Online An online language learning resource. Create a personal account and start learning.
Paid for by Oregon Public Library.
 
U.S. Newsstream Current and archival to 1980s U.S. news featuring key national and regional sources including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, as well as over 80 Gannett titles.
Provided by BadgerLink.
U.S. Newsstream Video
Value Line Investment research on companies, industries, markets, and economies.
Paid for by Oregon Public Library.
Value Line FAQs
Wisconsin Digital Archives A growing collection of state government documents from 2001-present.
Provided by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
Wisconsin Digital Archives Search Tips