Online Databases

Gale Courses (WRLS Subscription Database)
Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online. These courses are free of charge to Winding Rivers Library System patrons.

Mango Languages (WRLS Subscription Database)
A fun-infused way to learn a new language. Mango prepares learners for realistic conversations and strengthens everyday communication skills in over 70 world languages, including English.  Available to library cardholders in Winding Rivers Library System.

ReferenceUSA (WRLS Subscription Database)
The #1 source of information on businesses and people for small business owners, marketing professionals, researchers and job seekers. Reference USA helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people.  Available from home to anyone in the Winding Rivers Library System with a library card. 

Ancestry (History Room Subscription – available only in the Library)
Find your ancestors in census and other historical records.

BadgerLink (Available in the library or at home using your Wisconsin library card)

Magazines, newspapers, books and other information (including AutoMateConsumer Reports, and LearningExpress) in multiple databases made available electronically to any resident of the state.

Deciding what to read next? You’re in the right place. Tell us what titles or genres you’ve enjoyed in the past, and we’ll give you surprisingly insightful recommendations.

The largest, most comprehensive American dictionary currently available in print or online.

NoveList (Available in the library or at home using your Wisconsin library card)
Search for Authors, Titles, Series and More! Available through BadgerLink to Wisconsin residents in the library or at home using your Wisconsin library card.

Download e-books and audio books to a computer or many different types of devices. Available to residents of Wisconsin via a consortium of public libraries.

Stop You’re Killing Me
Stop, You’re Killing Me! is a resource for lovers of mystery, crime, thriller, spy, and suspense books. Over 4,900 authors, with chronological lists of their books (over 57,000 titles), both series (5,800+) and non-series are listed.

When Wisc-Online was launched in 2000, the founders had no idea the website would eventually attract 650,000 unique visitors a month from 208 countries (Google Analytics, 2011). The site, a collaborative effort of the 16 colleges in the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS), was designed to use a digital library of learning objects to improve learning for students at WTCS colleges — it just so happened the rest of the world came along for the ride.

Wisconsin State Law Library
Serving the Wisconsin Supreme Court and State of Wisconsin