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ANCESTRY LIBRARY EDITION

Ancestry Library Edition, distributed exclusively by ProQuest and powered by Ancestry.com, delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, and photos from North America, the United Kingdom, and some European countries.

Ancestry Library Edition brings the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your library. It’s an unprecedented online collection of individuals from North America, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and more.

ARCHIVE OF WISCONSIN NEWSPAPERS

Wisconsin Newspapers specializes in access to small town Wisconsin newspapers between 2004 and 2 months prior to the current date.

AUTO REPAIR REFERENCE CENTER

Auto Repair Reference Center (ARRC) is the most comprehensive collection of automobile repair reference information and contains repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, TSBs and updates are added to the product on a regular basis.

All of the content in ARRC has been created by ASE certified technicians.

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BADGERLINK

BadgerLink is Wisconsin’s online library which provides access to licensed content such as magazines, newspapers, scholarly articles, videos, images, and music. These resources are provided exclusively for use by all Wisconsin residents and are materials that are not available through regular search engines such as Google.

BRITANNICA SCHOOL EDITION

Britannica School Edition is a reference resource for teachers and students at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. The database provides informational text selections written, edited, reviewed, and updated regularly by the world’s leading content experts. Thousands of new articles, images, and multimedia elements are added every quarter.

BUSINESS SOURCE PREMIER

Business Source Premier provides company profiles, industry profiles, country reports, and market research reports.

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COMMON SENSE MEDIA

Reviews all media types and provides recommendations for age appropriateness.

CONSUMER HEALTH COMPLETE

Consumer Health Complete provides evidence-based health reports, encyclopedias and reference books, drug and herb information, and videos.

CONSUMER REPORTS

Consumer Reports offer articles on health, public safety, marketplace economics and the judicial & regulatory actions that affect consumers.

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ESEQUELS

eSequels is an annotated index of series fiction.

EXPLORA FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

Explora for Elementary Schools is a multidisciplinary database appropriate for research assignments between 1st and 5th grades.

EXPLORA FOR MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOLS

Explora for Middle & High Schools is a multidisciplinary database appropriate for research assignments between 6th and 12th grades.

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HERITAGE QUEST

Heritage Quest provides access to the complete set of U.S. Federal Census record from 1790-1940. The database also contains family history books totaling 28,000, local history and genealogy articles totaling 2.3 million from 1800-2009, Revolutionary War Era Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, the Freedman’s Bank spanning 1865-1874, and the Memorials, Petitions, and Private Relief Actions of the U.S. Congress.

HISTORY REFERENCE CENTER

History Reference Center offers full text from more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, nearly 57,000 historical documents, more than 78,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 113,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.

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JOB SEEKER

Online resources for job searching.

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KHAN ACADEMY

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. Learning modules tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more.

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LEARNING EXPRESS

A collection of web-based skill-building materials for K-12 students, including how to prepare for tests, boost current skills, and learn new ones.

LITFINDER

Poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays as well as criticism on all forms of literature.

LITERARY REFERENCE CENTER

A broad spectrum of reference information from antiquity to present day literature.

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MASTERFILE PREMIER

Provides full text articles from over 1,700 periodicals in all subjects dating back to 1975. Also contains information from over 500 reference books and 164,400 primary resources documents.

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL: NEWSBANK

Articles from Milwaukee Journal Sentinel beginning January 22, 1990 through today. Articles written by freelance writers are not included due to copyright restrictions.

MonarchCATALOG

An online catalog of all Monarch Library System library items.

MORNINGSTAR INVESTMENT RESEARCH CENTER

Provides access to Morningstar financial reports, analyst reports, and portfolio screening. Service includes mutual funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and stocks.

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NEWSPAPER ARCHIVES

Tens of millions of searchable newspaper pages dating as far back as the 1700s. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and News Graphic are not included in this database.

NEWSBANK: NEWS GRAPHIC

Articles from News Graphic beginning July 13, 2000 through today.

NOVELIST

Fiction recommendation database, providing access to information on fiction titles as well as feature content including author read-alikes, book discussion guides, reading lists and more.

NOVELIST K-8

Fiction recommendation database for the K-8 population, providing access to information on fiction titles as well as feature content including author read-alikes, book discussion guides, reading lists and more.

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PRONUNCIATOR

Interactive language learning database.

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RBDIGITAL MAGAZINES

RBdigital Magazines is an electronic magazine database. Create an account using your library card number and email address. Checkout magazines on the RBdigital Magazine website for the Monarch Library System website. Read the magazines from either your computer or the RBdigital Magazines application on your smartphone or tablet.

RECOLLECTION WISCONSIN

Recollection Wisconsin is an expanding digital resource providing access to digitized materials from the collections of Wisconsin libraries, archives, museums, and historical societies.

REFERENCE USA

Business and residential information for reference and research.

RESUME BUILDER

Provides resume templates, instruction, and automated creation.

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SALEM HEALTH AND SCIENCE

Reference resource for a variety of health and science subjects written by experts in their fields. See the full list of subjects available.

SALEM HISTORY

Reference resource for a variety of history subjects written by experts in their fields. See the full list of subjects available.

SALEM LITERATURE

Reference resource for a variety of literature subjects written by experts in their fields. See the full list of subjects available.

SCIENCE REFERENCE CENTER

Easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented encyclopedias, reference books and periodicals covering all areas of science.

SOUNDZABOUND

Collection of royalty free music, offering a wide variety audio themes and sound effects for grades K -12 as well as universities.

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TEACHINGBOOKS.NET

Resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading activities.

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WHAT’S NEXT

What’s Next provides series fiction information.

WISCAT

WISCAT is the Wisconsin library holdings catalog. Items found here that are not already owned within the Monarch Library System may be requested through Interlibrary Loan. Contact the Adult Information Desk to place Interlibrary Loan requests. 262-375-7640, ext. 200.

WISCONSIN DIGITAL ARCHIVES

The Wisconsin Digital Archives is a growing collection of documents about the activities, functions, and policies of Wisconsin State Government. The collection contains documents from 2001 to current published by the Executive and Judicial branches of Wisconsin State Government, state government task forces, initiatives, boards, commissions, councils and special study groups.

WISCONSIN MEDIA LAB

Wisconsin Media Lab curates cost-free K-12 multimedia educational content. Its award-winning classroom resources align to academic standards and span all curricular areas.

WORLDCAT

The Wisconsin Digital Archives is a growing collection of documents about the activities, functions, and policies of Wisconsin State Government. The collection contains documents from 2001 to current published by the Executive and Judicial branches of Wisconsin State Government, state government task forces, initiatives, boards, commissions, councils and special study groups.

WorldCat is the global library holdings catalog. Items found here that are not already owned within the Monarch Library System may be requested through Interlibrary Loan. Contact the Adult Information Desk to place Interlibrary Loan requests. 262-375-7640, ext. 200.

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