Wisconsin’s Digital Library – Libby powered by OverDrive
Users will find Ebooks, digital audiobooks and magazines.
Wisconsin’s Digital Library was established in 2001 and is a shared, statewide collection of ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and streaming video available for free to all Wisconsin public library card holders. Currently, Wisconsin’s Digital Library is the collection of digital materials powered by OverDrive.
From personal interest to educational research, BadgerLink is Wisconsin’s Online Library, providing Wisconsin residents with licensed trustworthy resources from these current content providers. The resources are designed to provide a foundational collection serving all Wisconsin residents, augmenting those available through K-12 schools, public libraries, public and private universities and technical colleges, medical and healthcare facilities and practitioners, and state agencies.
Creativebug is your go-to resource for high-quality, on-trend arts and crafts instructional videos. Get on-demand access to our full library of 1,000+ art and craft classes for artists and makers of all levels. You’ll enjoy award-winning HD instructional videos on drawing, painting, sewing, knitting, crocheting, quilting, baking, and more. All classes are taught by experts, with new classes added daily.
Gale Courses is an online training forum that provides more than 360 interactive, instructor led, online courses courses for professional development, technology skill development and personal growth. All courses run for six weeks, with two assignments being given to students each week.
Transparent Language & KIDSPEAK
Each library has an individual login portal. 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.
Also includes KIDSPEAK, a fun, age-appropriate online language course designed for children ages 6 and up! Accessible through Transparent Language Online, KidSpeak introduces children to English, Spanish, French, Italian, German and Mandarin Chinese with more than 40 activities, puzzles, and songs guide young learners through the basics, along with a cartoon “friend” who speaks the language.
Symphony by SirsiDynix, is an integrated library system (ILS), also known as a library management system. An ILS is an enterprise resource planning system for a library that is used to track items owned, orders made, bills paid, and users who have borrowed.
SymphonyWeb combines the functionality of Workflows, your Symphony client, with the convenience of a browser.
WorkFlows by SirsiDynix, is the application commonly used to interact with SirsiDynix Symphony for routine tasks like circulation, cataloging, acquisitions, etc.
Enterprise, known commonly as SHARE or the Catalog, is the online public access catalog (OPAC), that patrons use to search, place holds and manage their accounts.
BLUEcloud Analytics, the reporting tool staff use to run on-demand statistics for circulation, collection information and development, holds, Public Library Annual Statistics, and more.
SHARE Anywhere App by Solus
SHARE Anywhere grants access to the SHARE catalog from a mobile device. Manage your account, renew and place holds, and more.