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Ancestry Library Edition is a comprehensive online source of information for conducting genealogical and local history research.

 

 

BADGERL2Search magazine articles via EBSCO and newspaper articles via ProQuest.  Many articles are full-text. Paid for by the state’s Department of Public Instruction.

 

 

When confronted with critical decisions about the products and services that matter most, consumers are bombarded with an onslaught of marketing, advertising, opinions, and options. That’s why for nearly 80 years, Consumer Reports has empowered consumers with the knowledge they need to make better and more informed choices—and has battled in the public and private sectors for safer products and fair market practices.

 

 

 

 

 

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Explora for Everyone

Explora for Everyone is a new interface for the general public that simultaneously searches 20 EBSCO databases for an easy one stop search. Explora for Everyone includes:

  • Academic Search Premier
  • Book Collection: Nonfiction: Elementary School Edition
  • Book Collection: Nonfiction: High School Edition
  • Book Collection: Nonfiction: Middle School Edition
  • Business Source Premier
  • Columbia Encyclopedia
  • Consumer Health Complete
  • Education Research Complete
  • ERIC
  • GreenFILE
  • Health Source: Consumer Edition
  • History Reference Center
  • Literary Reference Center
  • MAS Ultra: School Edition
  • MasterFILE Premier
  • Middle Search Plus
  • Military & Government Collection
  • Newspaper Source Plus
  • Professional Development Collection
  • Science Reference Center

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Explora for Elementary Schools features colorful pictures and school subject categories for easy browsing.

Explora for Elementary Schools includes:

  • American Heritage® Children’s Dictionary
  • Book Collection Nonfiction: Elementary School Edition
  • Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle School Edition
  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
  • Health Source: Consumer Edition
  • History Reference Center
  • Middle Search Plus
  • Newspaper Source Plus
  • Primary Search
  • Science Reference Center

explora-secondaryExplora for Middle and High Schools features an easy to use interface and updated functionality like the cite button.

Explora for Middle & High Schools includes:

  • Academic Search Premier
  • Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle School Edition
  • Book Collection Nonfiction: High School Edition
  • Consumer Health Complete
  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
  • GreenFILE
  • Health Source – Consumer Edition
  • History Reference Center
  • Literary Reference Center
  • MAS Ultra: School Edition
  • MasterFILE Premier
  • Middle Search Plus
  • Military & Government Collection
  • Newspaper Source Plus
  • Science Reference Center

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Flipster is a next-generation digital magazine solution that makes it easy for you to read your favorite magazines on your computer or mobile device.

 

 

 

With your KJM library card, you have access to over 300 FREE instructor-led online courses. Classes run for six weeks and new classes begin every month. Many types of classes, including: accounting, computer applications, legal, personal development. Sign up now! It’s free, fun and convenient!  Take classes to improve your job skills or learn something new…  there is a class for everyone!

 

 

 

Job fuse

JobNow is a database service now offered at your library that features expert resume assistance, live interview preparation, career coaching, and much more:

 

 

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Use Morningstar Investment Research Center to find stocks or mutual funds, research current or prospective holdings.

 

 

 

novplus200Reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction, for all ages.

NoveList Plus includes:

  • Read-alike recommendations
  • Listen-alike recommendations for audiobooks
  • Series information
  • NoveList has appeal – Appeal factors are terms that help you decide whether or not a book is “your style”. Do you like funny, fast-paced mysteries? Or detailed mysteries with a lot of intrigue?
  • A single place for reviews – NoveList includes reviews from professionals (Booklist, Kirkus, Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal), as well as from readers (Goodreads, Chilifresh). One stop shopping!
  • Lists! – Top ten, best of, favorites — who doesn’t love a good list? We have hundreds of reading lists that make it really easy to quickly find lists of great books to read.
  • Award winners, all in one place

 

 

Check out titleOverDrive logos on a Waterloo library card. The same pin number that you use to access the CAFE catalog is used with OverDrive. Hundreds of fiction and non-fiction titles for adults, teens and children are available. They are listed in the CAFE catalog as an electronic resource or are accessible on the OverDrive website. A patron may check out a maximum of four items, any combination of audiobooks, ebooks, music and videos. The subscription to OverDrive is provided by the Mid-Wisconsin Federated Library System.

 

 

The premier source of business and residential information for reference and research.

 

 

 

RosettaStone

 

 

Add a foreign language to your skill set with Rosetta Stone. This resource includes 30 languages to meet a range of cultural interests. Learning is structured around core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills and also includes focused activities to refine grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and more.

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