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Getting Started

Sheboygan Area School District students have instant access to free streaming services, e-books, online classes and other digital library resources.

If a site requires you to create an account, please use your school email address.

Otherwise, log into any of the resources below using your student ID# and date of birth as follows: 

  • Your card number is the number 0035, followed by your six-digit student IDFor example, if your student ID was 123456, your card number would be 0035123456. 
  • Your PIN is your date of birth, with no spaces or other characters between the numbers. For example, if your birthday was 12/27/2011, your PIN would be 12272011.

Parents/caregivers can opt their children out of the program by calling Mead Library at 920-459-3400.


 

Resources for Students

Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier is a comprehensive database of academic journals for scholarly research. Articles from 4,700+ full-text publications in the fields of biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion & theology, and more.

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African American Experience

The African American Experience

Covers African American history and its relation to U.S. history through published articles, essays, objects and artifacts, ideas and movements, images, documents, and other historical and culturally valuable sources.

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American Indian Experience

American Indian Experience

Illuminates the historical and contemporary practices and tribulations of more than 150 Native American tribes from all regions of North America.

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Ancestry.com

Ancestry.com

Ancestry Library Edition, distributed exclusively by ProQuest and powered by Ancestry.com, delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more.

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Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers

Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers

Powered by Wisconsin Newspaper Association for student and adult researchers, the Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers features full-text daily/weekly Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 90 days ago. 

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BadgerLink

BadgerLink

BadgerLink is a statewide service to libraries and schools offering full-text access to a variety of resources including thousands of back-issue magazine and newspaper articles in full text. 

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Britannica School

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For students and educators, Britannica School is the access point for Britannica School Elementary, Middle, and High.

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Career Cruising

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Career Cruising is a global leader in career development software for people of all ages. No other program offers the fun, intuitive, engaging experience that brings potential to life.

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Consumer Reports

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Consumer Reports is a product of Consumers Union, an expert, independent, nonprofit organization that brings you information and product ratings on thousands of products, including autos.

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EBSCO All Resources

EBSCOhost

All BadgerLink EBSCO databases, interfaces, and specialized profiles.

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Education Research Complete

Education Research Complete

Research covering all levels of education from early childhood to higher education. For college-level and adult researchers.

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Educational Administration Abstracts

Educational Administration Abstracts

Citations covering areas related to educational administration. For college-level and adult researchers.

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ERIC

ERIC

Citations and links to full-text articles related to education. For college-level and adult researchers.

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Explora

Explora

Search interface for EBSCO's general information resources for the general public.

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Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia

Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia

Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia is for student and adult researchers. It includes over 25,000 encyclopedia entries for students and adults.

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Gale Online Courses

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Online resource providing access to exceptional classes on multiple topics of interest, including career training programs and languages.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library

eBooks on this award-winning platform deliver outstanding nonfiction to support research and education for students, faculty, patrons, and librarians.

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Glassdoor Salary Details, Reviews and More

Glassdoor

Glassdoor is a comprehensive career resource with information on 70,000+ companies. Glassdoor includes salary and bonuses and details for specific jobs at specific companies, as well as hiring process details.

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HeritageQuest Online

HeritageQuest Online

Comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources for college-level and adult researchers.

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History Reference Center

History Reference Center

History Reference Center offers full text from more than 1,620 reference books, nearly 57,000 historical documents, more than 77,000 biographies of historical figures, and more than 80 hours of historical video.

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Hoopla

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Download eBooks, audiobooks, movies, music, and more from your computer, tablet, or mobile with hoopla—all for free with your library card.
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Humanities International Complete

Humanities International Complete

Humanities International Complete provides full text of hundreds of journals and other published sources from around the world. Includes all data from Humanities International Index plus unique full text content.

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IXL Online Learning

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Online learning site offering unlimited, self-paced practice in over 6,000 topics. Access is free with your library card.
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Kanopy

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Stream critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films and more on all your favorite devices. Includes content just for kids.
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KnowledgeCity

KnowledgeCity

KnowledgeCity® is an educational website offering online video training courses in business, software, safety, compliance and finance.

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KnowledgeCity

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KnowledgeCity® is an educational website offering online video training courses in business, software, safety, compliance and finance.

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Latino American Experience

Latino American Experience

Provides learners with far more than history lessons with facts and figures. It tells of the Latino experience first-hand, through the voices of Latino authors and contributors.

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Learning Express Library

Learning Express Library

Learning Express offers an interactive online practice tests and tutorials for many exams, including: ACT, ASVAB, GED, GRE, Law Enforcement, LSAT, Postal workers, SAT, US Citizenship. 

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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

Library, Information Science & Technology provides article citations covering subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, etc.

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MAS Complete

MAS Ultra - School Edition

Powered by EBSCOhost for middle and high school students, MAS Ultra - School Edition is a collection of magazines, books, and multimedia covering a wide-range of subject areas including history, science, careers, etc.

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MasterFILE Premier

MasterFILE Premier

Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE Premier covers virtually every area of general interest and also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents.

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Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary

Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary

Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary is powered by Britannica Digital Learning for students and educators. It is the largest, most comprehensive American dictionary containing more than 700,000 definitions with 143,000 etymologies.

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MiddleSearchPlus

MiddleSearchPlus

Powered by EBSCOhost, MiddleSearchPlus includes magazine and primary sources suitable for middle school students.

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New York Times

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Enjoy free unlimited access to NYTimes.com on any device during your visit, at home or on the go.

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Newspaper Archive

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NewspaperARCHIVE is the world's best resource for historical and genealogical information. Our unique archive spans more than 400 years of family history, small-town events, world news and more.

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Newspaper Source Plus

Newspaper Source Plus

Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 710 full text newspapers, providing more than 31 million full text articles. In addition, the database features more than 684,000 television and radio news transcripts.

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NoveList K-8

NoveList K-8

Powered by EBSCO for children and pre-teens, NoveList K-8 is a children's fiction recommendation resource with read-alikes, discussion guides, reading lists and more.

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OverDrive/Libby

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Digital audiobooks, e-books, and magazines are available to Mead Library customers through the Wisconsin Public Library Consortium. Use the Libby app to download and read or listen on your mobile or tablet device.
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Popular Magazines

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Find full-text issues of popular magazine titles, available for free with your library card. Access provided through BadgerLink.

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Primary Search

Primary Search

Primary Search provides full text for more than 70 popular magazines for elementary school research.

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Professional Development Collection

Professional Development Collection

Professional Development Collection is the most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. Provided by BadgerLink.

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Reference Solutions

Reference Solutions

Reference Solutions (formerly Reference USA) is the premier source of business and residential information for reference and research, and offers the most up-to-date data available in the market.

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Rosetta Stone

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Rosetta Stone and EBSCO Information Services have combined to offer you the Rosetta Stone courses for 30 different languages.

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Sharpe Online Reference

Sharpe Online Reference

The U.S. History and Culture Collection offers a unique, interdisciplinary approach to U.S.

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Sheboygan Press

Sheboygan Press

Wisconsin Newsstand from Proquest offers comprehensive, local news from The Sheboygan Press (since November 30, 2002) and other Wisconsin Gannett newspapers.

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TeachingBooks.net

TeachingBooks.net

TeachingBooks share the spirit of books and reading by bringing authors into your classroom. Provided by BadgerLink.

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The African American Experience

The African American Experience

Covers African American history and its relation to U.S. history through published articles, essays, objects and artifacts, ideas and movements, images, documents, and other historical and culturally valuable sources.

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Transparent Language

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Online language learning courses in 110+ languages, including ESL.

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Tumblebooks

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TumbleBooks is the place to go to hear stories, play games, and more. E-books for e-kids!

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WISCAT

WISCAT

WISCAT is a statewide union catalog of library holdings containing over 7 million titles and more than 33 million holdings from over 1,200 contributing Wisconsin libraries, including Mead Public Library. 

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Wisconsin Media Lab

Wisconsin Media Lab

For elementary, middle, and high school students and educators, Wisconsin Media Lab contains hundreds of educational videos, images, and animations spanning all curricular areas.

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WorldCat.org

WorldCat.org

WorldCat.org is a new product that includes a search box which allows Web users to search the entire database of library materials by keywords. You may then put in geographic information and find out how to get the item.

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