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LINKcat Logo
 LINKcat - Find books, movies, music and more using the library's online catalog
Overdrive Logo Wisconsin's Digital Library - Find digital audiobooks, and ebooks for use with computers, MP3 players, iPods/iPads, and ebook readers.
 Indie Wisconsin Logo Indie Wisconsin - Biblioboard - Find self-published ebooks from Wisconsin authors and beyond. 
No library card required.
BadgerLink Logo
BadgerLink - Contains over 8,000 full text magazines and journals, 1,500 newspapers and newswires, and 6,800 full text books. Free to Wisconsin residents, provided by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Division for Libraries, Technology and Community Learning.
WorldCat Logo WorldCat - Records describing books and other library materials from around the world.  Find items you are unable to find in your library's catalog.

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Ancestry Logo

In-Library use only.

Ancestry Library - Contains genealogy information such as census data, passenger lists and more.
Archive of WI Newspapers Logo Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers* - Full-text daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 90 days ago, plus newspapers from the 1800s and 1900s.
AutoMate Logo
AutoMate* - Find repair manuals for a wide variety of domestic and imported vehicles, from 1945-present.
Britannica Library Logo
Britannica Library* - A comprehensive reference and learning resource for children and adults. 
Escolar Logo
Britannica Escolar* - Enciclopedia español para los estudiantes más jóvenes y educadores.
Business Source Premier Logo
Business Source Premier* - Access business journals and reports on marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, banking, finance, etc.
Consumer Health Logo Consumer Health Complete* - Read through health and wellness reference books, encyclopedias, reports, fact sheets, images and videos.
Consumer Reports Logo ConsumerReports.org*- Check out product reviews and ratings on cars, appliances, electronics and more from Consumer Reports.
Ebsco Host Logo EBSCOHost* - Read through full text popular magazine, scholarly journal, newspaper, and unique interest articles.
Ebsco Host Logo EBSCOHost Español* - Base de datos en texto completo de revistas populares, revistas profesionales académicas, periodicos, y artículos de diversos intereses.
Green File Logo GreenFILE* - Read through scholarly, government and general-interest titles on the human impact on the environment.
HeritageQuest Logo HeritageQuest* - American genealogical sources.
History Reference Center Logo History Reference Center* - View full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books. Also includes a large selection of full text history periodicals, historical documents, biographies, photos and maps, and video.
LearningExpress Logo LearningExpress Library* - Web-based test preparation tools and skill-building materials.
Literary Reference Center Logo Literary Reference Center* - Find information about authors and their works. Includes full text classics.
Newspaper Source Plus Newspaper Source Plus* - Read through full text newspapers and articles, plus television and radio news transcripts, videos and podcasts.
Newspapers.com Logo Newspapers.com Library Edition* - Historical newspapers archive from the 1700s - 2000s containing regional, state, and small local newspapers in the United States and other countries.
NoveList K-8 NoveList K-8* - Check out book recommendations, reviews, booktalks, book discussion guides, etc., for kids.
NovelList Plus NoveList Plus - Find information on over 260,000 fiction and readable nonfiction titles, plus feature content including lists of award-winning books, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, Recommended Reads and more. 
Reference USA Logo Reference USA - Find directory information for 14 million U.S. businesses. Resource for job searching, as well as market and competetive research.
Transparent Language Online Logo Transparent Language Online - Learn over 100 languages for free with your Fitchburg Public Library card, with lessons and course materials designed to build listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills.  Learn on your own time, at your own pace in the comfort of your own home, at the library, or on-the-go.
Value Line Value Line - Read through investment research on stocks, mutual funds, options and convertibles. 
Yahara Music Library Logo Yahara Music Library - Discover music from local artists, available to anyone with a valid South Central Library System library card. 
* Resource provided by BadgerLink, a project of the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Divison for Libraries, Technology and Community Learning.