Tuesday, October 4, 2016

BadgerLink Summer Recap

BadgerLink Wisconsin's Online Library
From personal interest to educational research, BadgerLink offers access to trustworthy information online for all Wisconsin residents

The BadgerLink team was busy this summer! Read more about what we were up to, and be sure to click the links to read the full Badger Bulletin articles:

Changes to EBSCO’s Whitelist for Firewalls & Proxy Servers
EBSCO made some changes on their end that may have an effect on how schools and organizations access BadgerLink resources.

New Content in Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers
The Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers added a collection of historical content.

New Resource: Wisconsin Historical Society Family History Records
The Wisconsin Historical Society is now offering access to Wisconsin family history records through Ancestry, with authentication provided by BadgerLink.

New content in LearningExpress Library
New resources are available for continuing education, test preparation, and more.

New & Coming Soon: MLA 8 Citations
MLA 8 was released in April, and BadgerLink vendors are adjusting their citation features.

Back to School with Google Classroom in EBSCO and LitFinder
Google Classroom functionality is now available in EBSCO and LitFinder.

Office Hours are back
Virtual drop-in Office Hours are back for the new school year. Check the article for the schedule and directions for joining.

New & Improved BadgerLink Lesson Plans
See new lesson plans and updates to the existing ones in this Badger Bulletin article.

URL Changes
Some of BadgerLink’s authenticated resource URLs have changed. Make sure yours are up to date!

BadgerLink Health Class
BadgerLink held a series of Health Classes for those looking to use BadgerLink for health research or preparing for health-related careers.

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Written by:
Elizabeth Neuman, Resources for Libraries & Lifelong Learning