Online Resources

Ancestry Library

Available in-library only. Genealogy information, including census data, passenger lists, and more.

*NEW* Remote access now available: Click Here

Auto Repair Source

Authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.


Wisconsin's online digital library. From personal interest to educational research, BadgerLink provides Wisconsin residents with licensed trustworthy content not available through regular search engines.

BookPage Online

Highlights the best new books across all genres with reviews, author interviews, and other literary features.

Consumer Reports Online 

Expert, unbiased product ratings and reviews.


Unlimited access to thousands of art and craft classes for all ability levels. Watch anytime, anywhere on any device. Topics include art/design, food & home, sewing, quilting, knitting, crochet, paper arts, jewelry, holiday, and kids. Get inspired and start making!

Digital Public Library of America

Digitally preserved items from all over the U.S., including Wisconsin. Includes photographs, oral histories, maps, museum objects, and much more.


Academic journals and magazine articles.


A selection of digital magazines. Enter your library card in the Patron ID field.

For instructions on how to use the Flipster app, email

Learning Express Library

Practice tests for everything from Nursing to Real Estate, including college preparation exams. 

LINKcat Online Catalog

Access and manage your account to place holds, renew items, pay fines.

New York Times Digital

Create a free account for 72 hour unlimited access to the digital version of The New York Times.

Novelist Plus

Book reviews, annotations, etc., for over 250,000 fiction and nonfiction titles.

OverDrive - Downloadable media

Audiobooks, e-books, streaming videos. 

OverDrive HELP

Getting Started guides, videos, troubleshooting, and more.

Recollection Wisconsin

Discover photos, maps, books, artifacts, oral histories and more from dozens of Wisconsin communities.

Reference Solutions

Data Axle Reference Solutions (formerly Reference USA) is the number 1 source of information on businesses and people for small business owners, marketing professionals, researchers and job seekers. Reference Solutions helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds, and locate people.

Resources for Job Seekers

Employment resources compiled by the South Central Library System.

SCLS Resources

These resources are available to individuals who live in the South Central Library System service area and have a library card issued by a South Central Library System member library.

Transparent Language Online

Learn a new language using virtually any device. 100+ languages, flexible learning, and helpful review.

Wisconsin Newspaper Archive

Full-text daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 90 days ago, plus newspapers from the 1800s and 1900s.


Can't find a book in the LINKcat catalog? Check this national database. If it's available in WorldCat, contact us to inquire about an outerlibrary loan.