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Digital Resources

Menomonee Falls Library patrons have free access to a large selection of electronic resources that are not typically available to the general public. These resources are available because of purchasing agreements through Bridges Library System and others are licensed exclusively for Wisconsin residents through BadgerLink. Some are available for in library use only, but many are available for use at home with a Menomonee Falls or CAFÉ Library card.

Access Video On Demand

Stream thousands of documentaries, indie films, TV shows, and educational videos, from PBS, National Geographic, ABC News, HBO® Documentary Films, and more. No holds, no limits!

Ancestry Library Edition

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

Ancestry Library Edition – In Library Use ONLY

Auto Repair Source

Authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. Available through BadgerLink.

Auto Repair Source – Home Use
Auto Repair Source – In Library Use


BadgerLink is Wisconsin’s Online Library, providing Wisconsin residents with licensed content not available through regular search engines.


Britannica School

Level-appropriate reference articles, journals and magazines, the websites, multimedia, and curriculum content. Available through BadgerLink.

Business Source Premier

Full-text journal and peer-reviewed articles covering all disciplines of business including marketing, management, accounting, finance, and economics. Available through BadgerLink.

Business Source Premier – Home Use
Business Source Premier – Library Use

Consumer Health Complete

Content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. Available through BadgerLink.

Consumer Health Complete – Home Use
Consumer Health Complete – Library Use

Consumer Reports

Access to product reviews and ratings on cars, appliances, electronics, and more.

Consumer Reports Online – Home Use
Consumer Reports Online – Library Use

Cypress Resumes

An online resume builder that lets you create professional-quality resumes in three quick and simple steps.

Cypress Resume


Magazines, journals, newspapers, images and reference resources covering education, health, business, science, history and general areas of interest. Available through BadgerLink.

EBSCOhost – Home Use
EBSCOhost – Library Use


Magazines, journals, newspapers, images and reference resources covering education, health, business, science, history and general areas of interest. Available through BadgerLink.

Explora for Everyone
Explora for Elementary School
Explora for Middle & High School


Read your favorite magazines on your tablet, phone, or computer. There are over 90 magazines to choose from, with current and past issues. You can also download the Flipster app for your device.


Gale Courses

Over 350 interactive, instructor-led courses in a variety of topics. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.

Gale Courses

Heritage Quest

U.S. federal census information, family genealogies, local histories, genealogical and local history serials, and more. Available through BadgerLink.

Heritage Quest – Home Use
Heritage Quest – Library Use

History Reference Center

Full text reference books, encyclopedias, periodicals, and non-fiction books. Also includes historical documents; biographies of historical figures; historical photos and maps; and more than 80 hours of historical videos. Available through BadgerLink.

History Reference Center – Home Use
History Reference Center – Library Use


Digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV!


Learning Express

Looking to land a job? An entire Learning Center is dedicated to help job seekers.  Practice tests include SAT and ACT. The Computer Skills Learning Center includes interactive courses on Microsoft Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word. Available through BadgerLink.

Learning Express – Home Use
Learning Express – Library Use

Literary Reference Center Plus

Full text of plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, articles/essays of literary criticism, author biographies, literary journals, book reviews, and much more. Available through BadgerLink.

Literary Reference Center – Home Use
Literary Reference Center – Library Use

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Find quality investment information on stocks or mutual funds, and research current or prospective holdings.

Morningstar – Home Use
Morningstar – Library Use

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. Available through BadgerLink. – In Library Use ONLY

Newspaper Source Plus

Includes 1,570 full-text newspapers, providing more than 27 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 583,100 television and radio news transcripts, videos & podcasts. Available through BadgerLink.

Newspaper Source Plus – Home Use
Newspaper Source Plus – Library Use

NoveList K-8

Reading recommendations that helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers. Available through BadgerLink.

NoveList K-8 – Home Use
NoveList K-8 – Library Use

NoveList Plus

Book recommendations for over 200,000 fiction and readable nonfiction titles, plus lists of award-winning books, book discussion guides, book talks, recommended reads and more.

NoveList Plus – Home Use
NoveList Plus – Library Use

Includes in-studio movies of authors and illustrators, audio excerpts of book readings, guides to thousands of titles and multimedia resources on children’s and young adult literature. Available through BadgerLink. – Home Use – Library Use

Wisconsin Digital Archive

The Wisconsin Digital Archives is a growing collection of documents about the activities, functions, and policies of Wisconsin State Government. The collection contains documents from 2001 to current published by the Executive and Judicial branches of Wisconsin State Government, state government task forces, initiatives, boards, commissions, councils and special study groups.

Wisconsin Digital Archive

Wisconsin Newspaper Association

Access to 235 daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers. Content includes historical newspapers as well as recent papers. Includes Waukesha Freeman, Daily Jefferson County Union, Cambridge News, Lake Mills Leader, Oconomowoc Enterprise, Palmyra Enterprise, Waterloo Courier, Watertown Daily Times, and Whitewater Register. Available through BadgerLink.

Association of Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site – Home Use
Association of Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site – Library Use

Wisconsin’s Digital Library

Check out and read ebooks and digital audiobooks on your computer or device. The Libby app makes reading on-the-go even easier. Click and enjoy!

Wisconsin’s Digital Library
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