Auto Repair Reference Center: Maintenance tips and troubleshooting guides.
Virtual Reference-Science & Technology- Biographical Sources: A directory of biographical information about scientists and mathematicians.
Calorie And Fat Gram Chart For 1000 Foods: Includes fat, calorie, and cholesterol counts for common foods.
Library of Congress American Historical Information: Profiles of books on American politics, arts, culture, architecture, etc..
FSI Language Courses: This site is dedicated to making these language courses freely available in an electronic format. These courses were developed by the United States government and are in the public domain.
Quotations: "Key word, author, title and subject access to a number of major quotation sources in the public domain, including Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, the King James Bible, Roget's Thesaurus and others."
YourDictionary.com: Links to 1,500 dictionaries covering 230 separate languages, from Afrikaans to Xhosa, plus specialized dictionaries, multilingual dictionaries, verb conjugators, translators, thesauri, synonyms and homonyms, quotations, etymology, and more.
EBSCOhost: (BadgerLink Resource) From home, search for newspaper and magazine articles. For those with ISPs not listed, such as AOL or Verizon DSL. Especially useful is Newspaper/Archive.com: Try your ancestor's hometown as a search term!
ProQuest: (BadgerLink Resource) From home, search for recent newspaper articles (around 1998 - present). Great for obituary lookups! For those with ISPs not listed, you must contact BadgerLink at to request a user name/password.
USGenWeb Project: Search by state.
Ellis Island Historic records: Records from the historic New York immigration portal are now available. View images of ship documents indicating where an individual came from, whom they were with at time of entry and who was meeting them at their destination.
Comcourse GED program: The Comcourse's GED program is available for free for students seeking to enter college. The system provides a complete course of study in all of the subject areas. It is self-paced and requires only an Internet connection. It is open to anyone.
National Archives Footnote: For genealogists, history buffs, and even the average Web passerby, Footnote is working with the National Archives to digitize and upload every document it houses. You will find anything from handwritten notes from the Continental Congress to Project Blue Book UFO sightings.
Wisconsin Historical Society: This organization preserves and promotes the cultural heritage of Wisconsin.
Historic Preservation: This is the primary state agency with knowledge and expertise in historic preservation, providing assistance in identifying and protecting historic properties, archaeological sites, burial places, and other cultural sites in the state. The staff includes preservation specialists (including historians, architectural historians, historic architects, and archaeologists).
Library and Archives: The Public Archives identifies, preserves, and makes accessible records (such as census records, military records, family histories, and various county, state and federal records) and other documents of historical value to the state.
Learning Express: Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library's resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you. Note: User Name is your Lake Plum Lake Library card number.
Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ): This resource is designed to assist you with information covering all aspects of the role of the Department – from legal services to consumer help for seniors to crime prevention and law enforcement services, victims rights and environmental enforcement.
Wisconsin Court System for the Public: Wisconsin Court System designed this web site for use by people representing themselves in divorce/separation, complaints against judges, complaints against interpreters, lawyer regulation, and more.
Google Street Maps: Physical and geographic country maps.
United States Geography: USGS geographers monitor the changes on the land surface by observing the Earth with remote sensing satellites, studying the connections between people and those changes with careful geographic analysis, and providing society with relevant science information they can use to manage the consequences of those changes.
Google Earth: Google Earth puts a planet's worth of imagery and other geographic information. Free program that must be downloaded but worth the effort. High speed internet access and a monitor resolution of at least 1024 by 768 is needed.
Kids Health: If you're looking for information you can trust about kids and teens that's free of "doctor speak," you've come to the right place. KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years.
Clinical Trials: ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. ClinicalTrials.gov gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details. This information should be used in conjunction with advice from health care professionals. Sponsored by U.S. National Institutes of Health.
Marshfield Clinic Health Information Center: Marshfield Clinic's Health Information Center supports individuals in developing an approach to life that includes educated decisions and actions to create a balanced and fulfilling lifestyle. There is a great deal of health and wellness information, including articles on nutrition, fitness, patient education, and mental and sexual health.
Eldercare Planning / Long Term Care: Contained here are 34 in-depth chapters, totaling over 690 printable pages, from 9 experts and covering all areas of long-term care planning, or as it's more commonly called, elder care planning.
50 States and Capitals: Information for all fifty states and seven territories, including state flags (picture and description), state symbols, political and geographical information, and a direct link to the state's official web page.
United States Census Bureau: Searchable site with many statistics for the U.S., including the State and Metropolitan Data Book and the Fact Finder: Contains, under "Other Official Statistics," links to state and international data centers, and the department of commerce. For the latest 1990 census reports see Census 2000 Gateway.
University of Michigan Documents Center's Statistical Resources on the Web: Provides links to many of the same sources as the U.S. Census Bureau and FedStats.