Online Resources

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Resources on this page are provided free of charge by the Columbus Public Library, BadgerLink, and the South Central Library System. Check out our Recommended Links section at the bottom of the page for helpful websites curated by library staff members.

Auto Repair

Auto Repair Reference Center (BadgerLink)

Chilton Database

Books & Literature

BookSeriesInOrder.com

Dear Reader Online Book Clubs

Goodreads

Literary Reference Center

LitFINDER (BadgerLink)

New York Times Book Review

Novelist (provided by Badgerlink)

Novelist K-8

Reading Group Choices

Wisconsin's Digital Library  Download content to smart phones, iPads, eReaders, & more

Worldcat

Business

AtoZdatabases

Business Databases from EBSCOhost (BadgerLink)

Careers & Jobs

CareerOneStop

Job Center of Wisconsin

Learning Express Raw

Purdue Online Wrting Lab

Resume: Resume Workshop

ResumeGenius

UW Madison's Writing Center: Writing Cover Letters

Wisconsin Job Network

Consumers

Consumer Reports

GreenFile

netLibrary

Educational - Students

Britannica School Edition  (BadgerLink: Encyclopedia Britannica)

Book Collection

Driving Tests online

Explora for Primary Schools (BadgerLink: EBSCOhost)

Explora for Secondary Schools (BadgerLink: EBSCOhost)

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia database  (BadgerLink - EBSCOhost)

Khan Academy

Kids Search (BadgerLink: EBSCOhost)

Learning Express

Learning Zone (BadgerLink - Encyclopedia Britannica)

Tutor.com

Genealogy & History

Ancestry Library (in library use only)

Columbus Area Personal War Sketches

FamilySearch

HeritageQuest

Historic Mapworks

Military & Government Collection (BadgerLink - EBSCOhost)

National Obituary Archive

National Archives

Newspaper Archives (BadgerLink - EBSCOhost)

Recollection Wisconsin

South Central Wisconsin Local Histories

Wisconsin Historical Society

Government

City of Columbus

City of Fall River

Columbia County

Columbus Chamber of Commerce

Columbus School District

Congress.gov

Dodge County

Fall River School District

Foreign Consular Offices

Taxes - Federal Forms

Taxes - Wisconsin Electronic Filing

UnitedStates.gov

Wisconsin.gov

Health

Health Databases from EBSCOhost (BadgerLink)

Consumer Health Complete (BadgerLink)

Magazines & Newspapers

Columbus Journal

Flipster

Magazines for K-12 students

Magazine & Newspaper Databases from EBSCOhost (BadgerLink)

NewspaperARCHIVE (BadgerLink)

Serials Solutions

WorldCat

Music & Multimedia

BadgerLink Songbook Database Wiscat - request books by interlibrary loan at the library's main desk

Wisconsin Meida Lab

Teachers & Homeschoolers

Britannica Learning Zone

Community for Accredited Online Schools: Online Homeschooling

Education Databases from EBSCOhost (BadgerLink)

Edutopia

Get Ready to Read!

Learning Express Practice tests and learning centers for all ages

Scholastic Daily Starters

Smithsonian Education

Teaching Tolerance

The Home School Foundation

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction: Home-Based Private Education

Wisconsin Parents Association