App Update

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!  

Online Resources

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Guidestar by Candid

guidestar

GuideStar is the most comprehensive source of nonprofit information.
• Community members can easily find local nonprofits where they can donate, work, or volunteer

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HeritageQuest

HeritageQuest

Use census records and other historical records to trace your family tree. Available to residents of Wisconsin via BadgerLink.

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History Reference Center

History Reference Center

Look up biographies, articles, images and documents on historical topics. Available to residents of Wisconsin via BadgerLink.

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Hoopla

Hoopla

Hoopla lets you borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on any of your devices! Available to City of La Crosse residents with library cards in good standing. 

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Kanopy

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Stream movies and shows to your devices with Kanopy and your library card. Collection includes narrative and documentary films, TV series, The Great Courses, as well as kids content!

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La Crosse Tribune Newspaper Index

La Crosse Tribune Newspaper Index

Abstracts of local and regional news stories from the La Crosse Tribune, with indexing of La Crosse stories beginning in 1990.

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Libby by Overdrive

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Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and more from your local library for free! Libby is the newer library reading app by OverDrive. Available to residents of Wisconsin via a consortium of public libraries.

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Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference Center

Critical commentary, biography and reviews of literature. Available to residents of Wisconsin via BadgerLink.

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MasterFILE Complete

MasterFILE Complete

Primarily magazines and journals, but includes reference books and primary source documents on subjects of general interest. Available to residents of Wisconsin via BadgerLink.

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MEDLINE

MEDLINE

Access articles and reports from medical journals. Available to residents of Wisconsin via BadgerLink.

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Newspapers.com Library Edition World Collection

Newspapers.com

An archive of historical newspapers from all over the world. Use it to find news stories, obituaries and period advertising. Available to residents of Wisconsin via BadgerLink.

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Northstar Digital Literacy

Northstar Digital Literacy

Northstar Digital Literacy defines basic skills needed to perform tasks on computers and online. Online, self-guided modules assess the ability of individuals to perform tasks based on these skills.

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NoveList Plus

NoveList Plus

Find your next book here with expert reading recommendations and book lists. NoveList Plus includes audiobook recommendations, nonfiction recommendations, and reviews on 70% more titles than in basic NoveList.

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Overdrive

Overdrive

Download e-books and audiobooks to a computer. Available to residents of Wisconsin via a consortium of public libraries. To access the Overdrive collection on a smart device, please download the Libby App.

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Readers Guide Retrospective

Readers Guide Retrospective

An index to articles in older magazines, coverage dates 1890 - 1982. Accessible to all in-library. Home use is paid for and available to city of La Crosse residents.

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Small Engine Repair Reference Center

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Authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles

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Transparent Languages

Transparent Languages

 Available in 110+ languages, including ESL, learners have the flexibility they need to learn a new language anytime, anywhere. Home use is paid for and available to city of La Crosse residents. 

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U.S. Newsstream

U.S. Newsstream

Current and historical articles from major national and regional newspapers like the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and Chicago Tribune. Available to residents of Wisconsin via BadgerLink.

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