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Updated: March 22, 2004

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Library Catalogs:
NEWCat
Brown County
netLibrary
WISCAT

Magazine &
Newspaper Indexes:
InfoTrac Magazines
EBSCO Magazines
Newspapers
Magazine & Newspaper Finder

Other Resources:
Literature Resource Center
Biography Resource Center
LitFINDER
APL QuickRef
Search Tools

Kids' Internet:
Kids Click
Yahooligans
APL Kids' Sites

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Other Databases

Library Catalogs

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
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
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

Gale Databases
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 System.

Biography Resource Center
Business Resource Center
General Reference Center
Health and Wellness Resource Center
Literature Resource Center

EBSCO 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 Card Login.

Proquest Newspapers (via BadgerLink)
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
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 Finder
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.

Internet Resources

APL QuickRef
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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