Online Resources

  Ancestry Library

Genealogy information, including census data, passenger lists, obituaries, and more. Search billions of records to trace your family history!

*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 from the automotive experts at MOTOR. Includes wiring diagrams, technical service bulletins and recalls, diagnostic trouble codes, and much more. All information comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM).

 

 BadgerLink

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. Search databases that include full text academic journals, patient drug information, alternative and holistic health information, full text Consumer Reports, Spanish-language Britannica, and so much more!

 

BookPage Online

Highlights the best new books across all genres with reviews, author interviews, feature articles, and more.

 

 Consumer Reports Online 

Expert, unbiased product overviews, ratings, reviews, and buying guides, as well as product news and feature articles.

 

 Creativebug

Unlimited access to thousands of art and craft online video 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, kids, and more. Browse the free pattern library, save classes to watch later, or hone your skills with daily practice prompts. 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. Perform specific searches, or browse by topics including the civil rights movement, aviation, food, and more. Includes research guides by topic. Perfect for students, scholars, and lifelong-learners alike.

 

 EBSCOhost

A gateway to EBSCOhost resources and databases such as the History Reference Center, Explora, Literary Reference Center Plus, and Small Engine Repair Reference Center.

 

 Flipster

Full issues of digital magazines, including the current issue. Enter your library card in the Patron ID field to access.

Flipster is available as an app, too! For instructions on how to use the Flipster app, email mcflib@mcfarlandlibrary.org.

 

 Highlights Kids

Hundreds of fiction and nonfiction digital ebooks for children.

 

 Learning Express Library

Practice tests, tutorials, and ebooks for everything from Nursing to Real Estate. Topics include college preparation exams, recursos para hispanohablantes (resources for Spanish-speakers), career prep, adult core skills, and resources for students from elementary school to college.

 

 LINKcat Online Catalog

Search thousands of items available in the South Central Library System catalog! Access and manage your account to place holds, see due dates, renew items, and pay fines.

 

 New York Times Digital

Create a free account for 72 hour unlimited access to the digital version of The New York Times--unlimited articles, countless topics, and subscriber exclusives.

 

 Novelist Plus

Search book reviews, annotations, read-alikes and more for over 250,000 fiction and nonfiction titles, including audiobooks. Browse by genre, theme, appeal, etc, or search your favorite author or book to find similar works.

 

 OverDrive - Downloadable media

Thousands of audiobooks, e-books, and streaming videos to download. Browse by subject, collection, or what's available right now. Includes a Lucky Day collection of popular titles!

Also available via the Libby app. Click here to download the Libby app.

 

 OverDrive HELP

Getting Started guides, videos, troubleshooting, and more to help you use Wisconsin's Digital Library.

 

 PressReader

Access current and recent issues of more than 7,000 of the world’s top newspapers and magazines as soon as they’re available on shelves! PressReader's YouTube page has lots of helpful video tutorials, too, to walk you through its many features.

You can use PressReader via mobile app, too:

 

 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.

 

 WorldCat

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.

 YouTube

Videos of library programs, book talks, tips and tricks, and more! Click these links to go directly to the playlists: