NEWCat Library Catalog
The web catalog for over 40 libraries in the Outagamie
Waupaca Library System (OWLS) and Nicolet
Federated Library System (NFLS).
Brown County Library Catalog
The web catalog for the Brown County Library System
netLibrary provides online access to a collection of eBooks purchased
through the Wisconsin Public Library Consortium. You can browse
books online or check them out for 24 hours. You will be asked to
enter your library card number to access this collection. Call your
local library for further details.
WISCAT is Wisconsin's statewide library catalog, containing almost
6 million titles from over 1000 contributing libraries. Many items
in WISCAT are available via Interlibrary loan. Check with your local
library for details.
Magazines, Newspapers, & Full Text Resources
InfoTrac full-text databases are available to OWLS & NFLS library
card holders. From home you will need to enter your library
card number to access these databases. Access to InfoTrac is funded
by the Outagamie Waupaca Library System and Nicolet Federated Library
and Wellness Resource Center
Magazines (via BadgerLink)
EBSCOhost provides indexing to a large collection of academic,
general interest, health, business, and student oriented periodicals.
EBSCOhost is available for all Wisconsin residents, although not
all Internet Providers are able to provide access. To skip the EBSCOhost opening menu, use this link. OWLSnet or Appleton
Library card holders can also access EBSCO via Library
Proquest Newspapers (via
Proquest provides indexing and full-text from hundreds of national newspapers, including New York Times (90 days), Boston Globe, Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and 12 Wisconsin newspapers. You can also search only Wisconsin Newsstand (ProQuest). Subscribers to most Wisconsin Internet Service
Providers should be able to access this service from home. If you
have trouble connecting, consult this list
of Internet Service Providers to see if your provider has registered
with the Department of Public Instruction.
LitFINDER provides access to indexes and full text for poems, short stories, plays, speeches, and essays. You can browse by subject and genre or search, or search by keyword. Advanced search provides many additional options. Made available via Badgerlink.
BadgerLink Home Page
BadgerLink is a project of the state's Division for Libraries, Technology
and Community Learning providing access to a variety of electronic
information to Wisconsin residents via the World Wide Web.
Magazine & Newspaper
Looking for a magazine or newspaper? This tool will help you find it! Check which
OWLS libraries hold a specific title or read some online.
Hundreds of links to reference resources on the web, including phone
books, directories, maps, demographic information, calendars, dictionaries,
clocks, calculators, and more.
Internet Search Tools
Our choice of the best search tools on the net, along with news
and reviews of what's happening in the world of web surfing.
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