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BadgerLink, Wisconsin's Online Library

BadgerLink is Wisconsin's Online Library, providing Wisconsin residents with licensed content not available through regular search engines. Start your search at!


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Where can I access BadgerLink from?

Anywhere with internet access. Go to to get started.

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What do I do if I'm having problems?

Contact Us or call (888) 542-5543 for help Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Is someone available to help me search?

Yes, the BadgerLink team is here to help! Ask a Librarian.

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How can I connect with BadgerLink?

BadgerLink also has a YouTube Playlist with a variety of training videos!

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Who is responsible for BadgerLink?

BadgerLink a project of the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI), Division for Libraries & Technology, Resources for Libraries and Lifelong Learning (RL&LL). We are responsible for:

  • Procurement of resources
  • Negotiating the contracts and terms
  • Creating and administering the BadgerLink website 
  • Establishing and maintaining the authentication structure
  • Resolving access, authentication, and service problems
  • Coordinating training and outreach

IMLS logoThis service is provided by the Department of Public Instruction, Division for Libraries and Technology using federal Library Services and Technology Act funds received from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.