Databases By Subject

Auto Repair

Auto Repair Source (BadgerLink)
Authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. General Public.

Books & Reading

Children’s Core Collection (BadgerLink)
Reliable guides to help librarians with collection development and maintenance, curriculum support, readers advisory and general reference. Educator.

Literary Reference Center Plus (BadgerLink)
A collection of literary criticism and works. For students and adult
researchers.

Novelist (BadgerLink)
Fiction recommendation resource with read-alikes,
discussion guides, reading lists, and more. For teens and adults.

Novelist K-8 (BadgerLink)
Children’s fiction recommendation resource with read-alikes,
discussion guides, reading lists, and more. For children and
pre-teens.

Overdrive
Download free e-books and audiobooks

TeachingBooks.net (BadgerLink)
Multimedia on K-12 fiction and non-fiction books for students and
educators.

Business

Business Source Premier (BadgerLink)
Full-text journal and peer-reviewed articles covering all
disciplines of business for high school, college-level, and adult
researchers.
EBSCO Business Resources (BadgerLink)
Access point to EBSCOhost business-specific databases. For
high school, college-level, and adult researchers.
Regional Business News (BadgerLink)
Full-text regional U.S. and Canadian business publications for
students and adults.

Consumer Information

AHFS Consumer Medication Information (BadgerLink)
No longer a stand-alone database. Content is available in Consumer Health Complete as “AHFS Patient Medication Information.”
Consumer Health Complete (BadgerLink)
Consumer-oriented health content, from
mainstream to holistic medicine. For high school students,
college-level, and adult researchers.
Consumer Reports Magazine
Full-text pdf version of the popular consumer magazine. For high school students and adult researchers.
Health Source: Consumer Edition (BadgerLink)
Collection of consumer health information for high school
and adult researchers.

Encyclopedia & Dictionary

Britannica School – High (BadgerLink)
Encyclopedia articles with images, interactive maps, games, and other learning materials. For high school students and educators.
Britannica School Atlas – High (BadgerLink)
Interactive world atlas designed especially for older students and
educators.
Britannica School Images & Videos – High (BadgerLink)
Browse Britannica’s images and videos for high school students and
educators.
Britannica School – Middle (BadgerLink)
Encyclopedia articles with images, interactive maps, games, and
other learning materials. For middle school students and educators.
Britannica School Images & Videos – Middle (BadgerLink)
Browse Britannica’s images and videos for middle school students and educators.
Britannica School – Elementary (BadgerLink)
Encyclopedia articles with images, interactive maps, games, and
other learning materials for elementary school students and
educators.
Britannica School Atlas – Elementary (BadgerLink)
Interactive world atlas designed especially for elementary school
students and educators.
Britannica School Images & Videos – Elementary (BadgerLink)
Browse Britannica’s images and videos for elementary school students and educators.
Britannica Fundamentals (BadgerLink)
Interactive learning games about numbers, letters, sounds,
geography, and more. For pre-kindergarten through 2nd grade.
Funk & Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia (BadgerLink)
Encyclopedia for college-level and adult researchers.
Merriam-Webster Dictionary (BadgerLink)
The largest, most comprehensive American dictionary. For students
and educators.

Health

Alt HealthWatch (BadgerLink)
Alternative and holistic approaches to health care and wellness. For
college-level and adult researchers.
Open Dissertations (BadgerLink)
Full page images of the original print index Doctoral Dissertations
Accepted by American Universities, for college-level and adult
researchers.
EBSCO Health Resources (BadgerLink)
Access point to EBSCOhost health-specific databases. For
high school, college, and adult researchers.
Health Source: Consumer Health Complete (BadgerLink)
Collection of consumer health information for high school and adult
researchers.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (BadgerLink)
Full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. For
college-level and adult researchers.
MEDLINE (BadgerLink)
Biomedical and health journals for adult researchers and healthcare
professionals.
SALEM – Health
General Health –
Addictions & Genetics, Genetics and Inherited Conditions.

History & Genealogy

Ancestry – Library Edition (in-library use only)
Trace your genealogy using historical records. U. S. Census records; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists and more.
Burlington Historical Newspapers (in-library use only)
Zion’s Reveille (1846)
Voree Herald (1846-1847)
Gospel Herald (1847-1850)
Weekly Burlington Gazette (1859-1860)
Burlington Free Press (1881-1955)

The Library also has the Burlington Standard Press and its predecessors on microfilm.

Burlington Genealogical Society
We are a member of the Wisconsin Historical Society and the Wisconsin Genealogical Society.

Burlington Historical Society
The Burlington Historical Society of Burlington, Wisconsin, was
established in February 1928 to collect and preserve historical
records and artifacts pertaining to the Burlington area. It was the
first historical society in Racine County. The Society is a private,
not-for-profit organization run entirely by volunteers.

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 (BadgerLink)
Citations of European works that relate to the
Americas, for college-level and adult researchers.

HeritageQuest Online (BadgerLink)
Comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources for
college-level and adult researchers.

History Reference Center (BadgerLink)
Full-text history reference resource for college-level and adult
researchers.

Salem History
Decades 1940s – 1980s, Famous First Facts, Great Events
from the 17th & 18th Century, The Value of a Dollar, Working
Americans, Musicians & Composers, Forensic Science, Health –
Addictions & Genetics.

Wisconsin Digital Archives
A growing collection of documents about the activities, functions, and policies of Wisconsin State Government from 2001 to present.

Wisconsin Historical Society
Research your family history, discover your community history,
explore our collections and more.

Homework Help

Explora for Elementary Schools (BadgerLink)
The search interface for EBSCO’s elementary school resources. For
elementary school students and educators.

Explora for Middle & High Schools (BadgerLink)
The search interface for EBSCO’s middle & high school resources.
For middle & high school students and educators.

MAS Complete (BadgerLink)
Collection of magazines, books, and multimedia covering a wide-range of subject areas. For high school students.

Middle Search Plus (BadgerLink)
Magazines and primary sources suitable for middle school students.

Primary Search (BadgerLink)
Full-text magazines for elementary school students.

Language Learning

Transparent Language
Transparent Language Online provides an effective and engaging experience for language learners looking to build their vocabulary, practice their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, and maintain what they learn. With courses and supplemental resources in 110+ languages, Transparent Language Online can be accessed anytime, anywhere, on almost any device.

KidSpeak™ is a fun, age-appropriate online language course designed for children ages 6 and up! Accessible through Transparent Language Online, KidSpeak introduces your children to English, Spanish, French, Italian, and Mandarin Chinese. The program teaches words and phrases suitable for learners’ age, needs, and interests. More than 40 activities, puzzles, and songs guide young learners through the basics, along with a cartoon “friend” who speaks the language. KidSpeak™ works on computers, tablets, and phones – so your little ones can learn on the go, at home, or in the library.

DuoLingo
Learn one of over twenty languages fast and free using this fun and easy web-based application.

Newspapers & Magazines

Burlington Historical Newspapers (in-library use only)
Zion’s Reveille (1846)
Voree Herald (1846-1847)
Gospel Herald (1847-1850)
Weekly Burlington Gazette (1859-1860)
Burlington Free Press (1881-1955)

The Library also has the Burlington Standard Press and its predecessors on microfilm.

Newspapers.com Library Edition – World Collection (BadgerLink)
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. For students and the general public.

Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers (BadgerLink)
Full-text daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 90 days ago, plus newspapers from the 1800s and 1900s. For student and adult researchers.

MasterFILE Complete (BadgerLink)
Full-text magazines with some coverage of newspapers and
journals. For student and adult researchers.

Newswires (BadgerLink)
Provides near real-time access to top world-wide news. For students
and researchers.

Newspaper Source Plus (BadgerLink)
Full-text coverage of today’s major newspapers, for students and
researchers.

Lifelong Learning

LearningExpress Library (BadgerLink)
Access the LearningExpress Library’s collection of web-based test
preparation tools and skill-building materials. For kids, teens, and
adults.

LearningExpress Adult Core Skills (BadgerLink)
Achieve your personal education and career goals.

LearningExpress Career Preparation (BadgerLink)
Make your work goals a reality – start a new career or advance in your current field.

LearningExpress College Students (BadgerLink)
Achieve your undergrad goals and prepare for future success.

LearningExpress College Admissions Test Preparation (BadgerLink)
Prepare for important exams like the ACT, SAT, AP Tests, and more.

LearningExpress High School Equivalency Center (BadgerLink)
Guided support and preparation to help you earn a high school equivalency credential.

LearningExpress Grades 4-8 Educator Resources (BadgerLink)
For elementary and middle school teachers to supplement classroom instruction with curriculum-aligned materials in math, reading, writing and social studies.

LearningExpress High School Students (BadgerLink)
Resources for high school students to help build classroom and homework skills in math, English language arts, social studies, science and technology..

Research

Badgerlink
Research databases – Find articles and more!

EBSCO All Resources (BadgerLink)
Access point for all BadgerLink’s EBSCO databases, interfaces, and specialized profiles. For all ages.

EBSCO All Databases (BadgerLink)
List of all EBSCO databases. For all ages.

Explora for Everyone (BadgerLink)
Search interface for EBSCO’s general information resources for the
general public.

Humanities International Complete (BadgerLink)
Full-text information for literature, philosophy, the arts, and
history. For college-level and adult researchers.

Military & Government Collection (BadgerLink)
Current news for all branches of the military and government. For
student and adult researchers.

Science

GreenFILE (BadgerLink)
Articles covering all aspects of human impact on the world. For
college-level and adult researchers.

Science Reference Center (BadgerLink)
Full-text science reference books, images, and periodicals for
student and adult researchers.

Salem Science
Forensic Science

Spanish

Britannica Enciclopedia Moderna (BadgerLink)
Enciclopedia española para estudiantes mayores y educadores. Spanish encyclopedia for older students and educators.

Britannica Escolar Online (BadgerLink)
Enciclopedia español para los estudiantes más jóvenes y educadores.
Spanish encyclopedia for younger students and educators.

EBSCO Español (BadgerLink)
Punto de acceso a bases de datos de EBSCOhost españolas. Para los
hispanohablantes. Access point to EBSCOhost Spanish databases. For Spanish speakers.

LearningExpress Spanish Language Center (Recursos para Hispanohablantes) (BadgerLink)
Colección de desarrollo de habilidades basada en la web y preparación de exámenes materiales en español – Collection of web-based skill building and test preparation materials in Spanish
Para los estudiantes adultos – For adult learners

Taxes

Internal Revenue Service
Forms and Publications, get answers to your tax questions, get your
refund status and more.

Wisconsin Department of Revenue
Forms and Publications, get answers to your tax questions, get your
refund status and more.

Teacher Resources

Education Research Complete (BadgerLink)
Research covering all levels of education from early
childhood to higher education. For college-level and adult
researchers.

Educational Administration Abstracts (BadgerLink)
Citations covering areas related to educational administration. For
college-level and adult researchers.

ERIC (BadgerLink)
Authoritative database of citations and full-text education literature and resources. For college-level and adult researchers.

Explora Educator’s Edition (BadgerLink)
Lesson plans, curriculum standards, and other professional
development resources for educators.

Professional Development Collection (BadgerLink)
Collection of education journals for educators and
researchers.

TeachingBooks LLC (BadgerLink)
An engaging collection of resources that brings books to life.

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