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As of July 15, the LPL app is being retired and will no longer work; however, a NEW and improved app is coming September 18!  

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Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier

Peer-reviewed articles from journals and magazines on a variety of academic topics. Available to residents of Wisconsin via BadgerLink.

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Access NewspaperArchive

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Explore more than 400 years of historical newspapers. Find family history, local events and world news. Accessible to all in-library. Home use is paid for and available to city of La Crosse residents.

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Archives

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The La Crosse Public Library Archives is full of resources for anyone interested in the history of the La Crosse area, as well as anyone researching their ancestors. Archives staff are available to assist with any questions you may have.

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Badgerlink

Badgerlink

BadgerLink is Wisconsin’s online library which provides access to licensed content such as magazines, newspapers, scholarly articles, videos, images, and music.

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Business Source Premier

Business Source Premier

 Search leading business and commerce publications like the Harvard Business Review and Investors Business Daily. Available to residents of Wisconsin via BadgerLink.

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Community Organization Directory

Community Organization Directory

Search for La Crosse-area social, professional, and philanthropic organizations, including meeting times and contact information. 

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Consumer Health Complete

Consumer Health Complete

Find reference books, articles, books and pamphlets on diseases and conditions or look up dosages and interactions for drugs and herbs. Available to residents of Wisconsin via BadgerLink.

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ConsumerReports.com

ConsumerReports.com

This is an enhanced version of Consumer Reports, with full articles, buying guide content, and pricing information. Accessible to all in-library. Home use is paid for and available to city of La Crosse residents.

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Creativebug

Creativebug

Keep your mind active and your hands engaged with Creativebug craft classes and workshops. Available from home to anyone in the Winding Rivers Library System with a library card.

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Data Axle Reference Solutions

Data Axle Reference Solutions

Reference Solutions, the #1 source of information on businesses and people for small business owners, marketing professionals, researchers and job seekers.

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Digital Public Library of America

Digital Public Library of America

The Digital Public Library of America empowers people to learn, grow, and contribute to a diverse and better-functioning society by maximizing access to our shared history, culture, and knowledge. 

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Fast Facts

Fast Facts

Fast Facts is a database created by the La Crosse Public Library containing a wide variety of information, referrals, and trivia. Inclusion does not imply endorsement by the library.

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Federal Government Information

Federal Government Information

The United States Government is the largest publisher in the world. The Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) was established by Congress to ensure that the American public has access to its Government's information. 

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Foundation Directory by Candid

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Foundation Directory helps nonprofits find funding faster.
• Build robust prospect lists from 242,000+ grantmakers
• Know which funders are more likely to provide support

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Gale Courses

Gale Courses

The Winding Rivers Library System libraries offer a wide range of highly interactive, instructor-led courses that you can take online through Gale Courses.

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Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints

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Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints simplifies your search by bringing together thousands of resources to provide authoritative articles, research reports, videos, and statistics.

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GCF LearnFree.org

GCF LearnFree.org

From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, GCFLearnFree.org offers more than 180 topics, including more than 2,000 lessons, 800+ videos, and 55+ interactives and games, completely free. 

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