Online Resources

Most of these resources can be used from home with your valid library card! (if you don't already have a valid library card, get started here!)

 

Subscription Databases & Helpful Sites

New!

AtoZ World Travel - A comprehensive travel resource with information about points of interest, security, transportation, food and recipes, culture, language, and more.

AtoZ Food America - The world's largest database of American food, culture, and recipes. With thousands of recipes, hundreds of fascinating culture and ingredient articles, and essential culinary resources, Food America brings United States cuisines to you!

General Reference

AtoZdatabases - job search, business directory, and people directory

Badgerlink - Resources on a variety of topics

Britannica Library - Reference and learning resource for children and adults.

EBSCOhost - Article databases on general, business, health topics, and more

Job Center of Wisconsin - free job search support including resume and application assistance and skill-building programs

Wisconsin Wifi Map - Where can you get free WiFi in Wisconsin? Click the link to find out.

 

Streaming Content

Hoopla - ebooks, audiobooks, music, magazines, and more, all with your library card!

Kanopy - movies and TV series

Libby/Overdrive - ebooks, audiobooks, and digital magazines (In 2022, Overdrive will be retiring the Overdrive app! To continue downloading ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines from Wisconsin's Digital Library, download the Libby app!)

 

Automotive

Auto Repair Source - Service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles

Chilton Automotive Repair

 

Books & Literature

NoveList Plus

Common Sense Media - Age-based reviews of books, movies, video games, and more

Core Collections Complete

Literary Reference Center - Literary criticism and reference works

TeachingBooks.net - Multimedia on K-12 fiction and non-fiction books

 

Consumer Resources

Consumer Reports

 

Language Learning

Transparent Language

 

Newspapers, History, & Geneaology

Ancestry Library - genealogical resources for in-library use only.

Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers - Full-text daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 90 days again, plus newspapers from the 1800s to 1900s.

HeritageQuest - American genealogical sources

Newspaper Source Plus - Full-text coverage of today's major newspapers

Newspapers.com Library Edition - Historical newspapers archive from the 1700s-2000s containing regional, state, and small local newspapers in the United States and other countries

Recollection Wisconsin - a collaboration between the Wisconsin Historical Society and local public libraries and historical societies in which local history resources are digitized. Check out the Black Earth resources!

U.S. Newsstream - Current and archival to 1980s U.S. news featuring key national and regional sources including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Newsday, and Chicago Tribune as well as over 80 Gannett titles.

 

Test Prep

LearningExpress Library - Web-based test preparation tools and skill-building materials

 

 

Local Resources

Black Earth Chamber of Commerce - business

Black Earth Children's Museum - check out the children's museum on Mills St. They have fun exhibits and they even have a free Toy Library!

Black Earth Historical Society - local history

Gateway to the Driftless - nature & conservation

Heights Unlimited Community Resource Center - assistance with food, clothing, and more.

Northwest Dane Senior Services - activities and support for older adults

Village of Black Earth - Village news like meetings, public services, and utilities

Wisconsin Heights School District - our combined school district with Mazomanie, WI