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PLEASE NOTE: You will be asked to enter your library barcode to access our databases. Additional log-in information may be required for some.

Research Databases
Available to all Hedberg Public Library cardholders. Subscription costs for these databases have been paid for you by either the Hedberg Public Library or by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction's Badgerlink program.

Auto Repair | Books and Literature | Business, Grants & Non-profit
Careers and Education | Collectibles | En Español | Homework | Health and Medicine
Language Learning | Magazines, Newspapers and Periodicals | People

The following resources will be available remotely during the COVID-19 health emergency:

Auto Repair

  • AllData - (funded by HPL) Access limited to library computers.
    The world's most comprehensive resource for automotive diagnostic and repair information, including labor and repair costs, repair instructions and diagrams, service bulletins, trouble codes and more!

  • Auto Mate (funded by Badgerlink)
    Automotive repair information for specific vehicles models going back to 1974, provided by MOTOR Information Systems

Books and Literature
  • Literary Reference Center Plus (funded by Badgerlink)
    Information about authors' lives and works - great for school reports, book clubs, and readers!

  • NoveList Plus (funded by HPL)
    Over 155,000 fiction and non-fiction titles with plot summaries - for readers of
    all ages!

    Lists of holdings at all 28 public libraries in the Lakeshores Library System.

  • Teaching Books (funded by Badgerlink)
    Mulitmedia collection of resources about K-12 books, authors and illustrators.

  • TumbleBook Library (funded by HPL)
    A collection of animated, talking picture books. Aslo includes Read-a-Long chapter books, Tumble TV, games, puzzles and more.

Business, Grants and Non-Profit 

  • BadgerLink Business Resources (funded by BadgerLink)
    Business Source Premier, GreenFILE, Military & Government Collection, Newspaper Source Plus and Regional Business News.

  • Foundation Directory Online (funded by HPL) Access limited to library computers.
    Inform and focus grant seeking efforts using this comprehensive directory of grantmakers, grant recipients, grants, and 990s across the globe.

  • Gale Legal Forms (funded by HPL)
    Access to a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen's language.

  • Gale Small Business Builder (funded by HPL)
    Get help planning and optimizing your business or nonprofit. Built for aspiring entrepreneurs and those with existing small businesses, it provides a step-by-step process supported by a rich variety of recognized tools that enable you to produce complete business plans and other documents essential for gaining access to capital and growing your enterprise.

  • Gale Small Business Resource Center (funded by HPL)
    Search this database to learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include; sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites.

  • Grants to Individuals Online (funded by HPL) Access limited to library computers.
    Secure individual grants for scholarships, student loans, arts, and more using this directory.

  • Morningstar (funded by HPL)
    Trusted, objective stock, ETF, fund ratings, analysis and portfolio tools.
    NOTE -you must enter your library card barcode to use this database.

  • Reference USA - NOW Reference Solutions (funded by HPL)
    Detailed information on more than 14 million US businesses - plus a U.S. residential search that acts like a nation-wide phone book, and a Lifestyles search showing consumers' purchasing habits.

  • Valueline (funded by HPL) *
    Research information on companies and stocks for investment purposes.
    NOTE - when you are finished using this database click "SIGN OUT". Failure to do so crashes the database access for other users.

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Careers and Education

  • Gale Courses (funded by Arrowhead Library System)
    Over 350 free courses in personal and professional development. All courses start fresh monthly and run for six weeks. Topics include: computer programs, health, career exploration, college prep, writing, ESL, business, leadership, family, and more.

  • Learning Express (funded by BadgerLink)
    Online practice tests for dozens of exams, including GED, SAT, ACT, Civil Service and ASVAB. Also includes skills improvement units for reading comprehension, writing, math skills, and the US Citizenship test.

  • LinkedIn Learning (funded by Arrowhead Library System)
    Learn business, creative, software and technology skills to achieve your personal and professional goals through online courses taught by industry leaders.

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Collectibles and Crafts

  • Antiques Reference (funded by HPL)
    Descriptions and pricing information on antiques, collectibles, fine art and
    historic Americana.

  • Creativebug
    Thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.

En Español

  • Britannica Escolar Online (funded by Badgerlink)
    Enciclopedia español para los estudiantes más jóvenes y educadores. Spanish encyclopedia for younger students and educators.

  • Britannica Moderna (funded by BadgerLink)
    Enciclopedia española para estudiantes mayores y educadores. Spanish encyclopedia for older students and educators.

  • Mango (funded by HPL)
    An online language-learning system that can help you learn English!

  • Learning Express Recursos para hispanohablantes (funded by BadgerLink)
    Este centro ofrece práctica para mejorar las habilidades básicas, práctica para el examen de GED o ser ciudadano estadounidense.

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Health and Medicine

  • Consumer Health Complete (funded by Badgerlink)
    Medical encyclopedias, magazine articles, videos, and diagrams for the everyday consumer of health care information.

  • BadgerLink Health Resources (funded by Badgerlink)
    Alt HealthWatch, Consumer Health Complete, Health Source: Consumer Edition,
    Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
    , Lexi-PALS Drug Guide, and MEDLINE.

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  • Brainfuse (funded by Lakeshore Library System)
    On-demand, anytime, anywhere eLearning for all ages and levels. Brainfuse HelpNow offers a personalized homework help in core subjects (math, reading, writing, science and social studies) including SAT preparation. The Adult Learning Center is included in the HelpNow suite.

  • Britannica - Elementary School (funded by Badgerlink)
    Articles from books, dictionaries, atlases, encyclopedias and magazines.

  • Britannica Fundamentals! (funded by Badgerlink) 
    Read, Explore, Play, Create with interactive content for young learners.

  • Britannica - Middle School(funded by Badgerlink)
    Articles from books, dictionaries, atlases, encyclopedias and magazines.

  • Britannica - High School (funded by Badgerlink)
    Articles from books, dictionaries, atlases, encyclopedias and magazines.

  • Explora for Elementary Schools (funded by Badgerlink)
    Find articles, multimedia, primary sources, and more!

  • Explora for Middle and High Schools (funded by BadgerLink)
    Find articles, multimedia, primary sources, and more!

  • Learning Express (funded by Badgerlink)
    Skills improvement units for reading comprehension, writing, and math skills.  Also includes online practice tests for dozens of exams, including the GED, SAT, and ACT, among others.

  • Literary Reference Center Plus (funded by Badgerlink)
    Information about authors' lives and  works and related resources.  Includes a guide to researching and writing research papers.

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Language Learning

  • Mango (funded by HPL)
    An online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Russian, Italian and more!

  • Transparent Languages (funded by Arrowhead Library System)
    Transparent Language Online provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language.

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Magazines, Newspapers and Periodicals

  • All EBSCOHost Magazine Databases (funded by BadgerLink)
    Huge database of magazine and journal articles - great for finding information on a wide variety of subjects.

  • Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers (funded by BadgerLink) 
    Access to daily and weekly newspapers in Wisconsin, starting in 2005 to the present, with an embargo delay of 90 days.

  • Consumer Reports (funded by BadgerLink)
    Full text articles from Consumer Reports Magazine. Search tip: Select "Search within this publication", click "Advanced Search", and type in the second search box.

  • Library Edition (funded by Badgerlink)
    World Collection Historical newspapers archive from the 1700s - 2000s containing thousands of well-known regional, state, and small local newspapers in the United States and other countries. Includes thousands of pages from the Janesville Gazette.
  • Newspaper Source Plus(funded by BadgerLink)   
    Full-text newspapers, television and radio news transcripts. Includes selections from the Wisconsin State Journal, Capital Times, and Janesville Gazette.

  • US Newsstream (funded by Badgerlink)
    Full text newspaper articles from 1980s to current day. Includes The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Newsday, and Chicago Tribune as well as over 80 Gannett titles.

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People: Biography and Genealogy

  • AncestryLibrary (funded by HPL) is currently available remotely with your library barcode and PIN.
    Huge collection of genealogy databases - great place to start researching family history!

  • HeritageQuest (funded by BadgerLink)
    U.S. Census records from 1790 to 1940 and other genealogical materials.

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BadgerLink Databases are funded by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and are available to all Wisconsin residents.

Arrowhead Library System databases are funded by the Arrowhead Library System. These databases are available to all Rock County residents.

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