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A-Z Databases

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New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Explora This link opens in a new window
  • Requires MyWestern log-in
  • Access provided by Badgerlink
Alternate Name(s): Explora for Everyone
Multiple subject database that searches across many other EBSCO platforms including Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, Consumer Health Complete, and many more. Browsable by subject and equipped with many filters specifically designed for students. Use it to find scholarly or popular articles, ebooks, and more.
Faculty Select (EBSCO) This link opens in a new window
  • Access provided by Western Technical College
Faculty Select is a single interface where faculty and staff can find and preview a variety of Open Educational Resources (OER) to support your courses, as well as search and request library purchase of e-books from top academic publishers. This subscription is provided in partnership with Equity, Inclusion, & Community Engagement to support faculty in identifying and considering OER or other learning materials resources that are no cost to students.
Libby This link opens in a new window
Alternate Name(s): Overdrive, Wisconsin's Shared Collection for Academic Libraries, WISCAL
Libby makes reading and listening to books easy and convenient! Access a growing collection of popular fiction and nonfiction ebooks and digital audiobooks for leisure reading, as well as career, technical, and academic subjects. Click the link to login with your Western ID or download the Libby App. Choose Western Technical College from the drop-down list when you see "Sign in with My Card." Got questions or need help? Ask a Librarian!

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