The InfoSoup Memory Project is an online effort to provide access to the wealth of historical resources available in OWLSnet member libraries. The InfoSoup Memory Project is still in its early stages and will continue to grow.
Full-text content (1999-current) of local and regional news, including community events, schools, politics, government policies, cultural activities, local companies, state industries, and people in the community. Paid advertisements are excluded.
Tens of millions of searchable newspaper pages, dating as far back as the 1700s. A gateway to searching and reading historical newspapers online. Dates of coverage for Appleton newspapers includes 1853 – 1863, 1920-1932, 1937-1940, and 1958-1976.
An easy-to-use search screen for secondary students to find information in the following BadgerLink funded database found within EBSCO: Health Source - Consumer Edition, MAS Ultra - School Edition, Middle Search Plus, Newspaper Source Plus, History Reference Center, Book Collection Nonfiction: High School Edition, and Science Reference Center.
Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site is a service of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association. It provides access to the daily and weekly newspapers in Wisconsin, starting in 2005 to the present, with an embargo delay of 60 days. The BadgerLink team has worked with the Wisconsin Newspaper Association (WNA) to improve Wisconsin newspapers in BadgerLink. Through this new partnership, WNA’s Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site will provide access to its 235 daily and weekly member-newspapers. Each addition is covered cover to cover in a PDF, searchable format. This service is available onsite in libraries of all types (except for corporate libraries) and through entry of a library card number. It is not available statewide through IP address authentication as are other BadgerLink resources.
By their request, this database does not include Gannett newspaper publications, which includes The Post-Crescent in Appleton, The Reporter in Fond du Lac, Green Bay Press-Gazette, Herald Times Reporter in Manitowoc, Marshfield News-Herald, Oshkosh Northwestern, Sheboygan Press, Stevens Point Journal, Wausau Daily Herald, and The Daily Tribune in Wisconsin Rapids.
Newspaper Source Plus includes 1,520 full-text newspapers, providing more than 28 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 601,300 television and radio news transcripts, videos & podcasts.