Electronic Databases


p4a Antiques Reference Database is a reference tool used to estimate the value of antiques. collectibles, fine art, and historic Americana for sale, for purchase, or for insurance purposes.


Eastern Shores Library System’s virtual reference service provided as a Cooperative Service of Wisconsin Libraries.


BadgerCat is a presentation of OCLC WorldCat that creates a Wisconsin view of WorldCat with the holdings of nearly 500 Wisconsin libraries. BadgerCat is a SUBSET of WorldCat.


BadgerLink is an online index to thousands of magazines and newspapers.  Many of the articles are available in full text. It is a project of the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI), Division for Libraries, Technology, and Community Learning.


HeritageQuest Online offers genealogical information including a census search (complete set of Federal census images from 1790-1930, include name indexes for many years), books (20,000 family and local histories), the PERSI index (over 1.6 million genealogy and local history articles), and much more.

Learning Express Library

Offers an interactive online practice tests and tutorials for many exams, including: ACT, ASVAB, GED, GRE, Law Enforcement, LSAT, Postal workers, SAT, US Citizenship. You get immediate scoring, answer explanation, and analysis of your results


NetLibrary provides access to your library’s eContent collection. eContent is the digital version of books, journals, and database content. You can access your library’s eContent 24 hours a days, seven days a week.


OverDrive Audiobooks offers audiobook titles that can be downloaded to a computer, an MP3 player or burned to a CD. Look for downloadable videos and starting October 31, 2007downloadable classical music will be available. A valid EasiCat library card is necessary for checkout and placing holds.


The TumbleBook Library is a collection of e-books for kids! Click on the TumbleBook icon to view these animated, talking picture books at the library or on your home computer. The collection also contains TumblePuzzles, TumbleGames and TumbleQuizzes based on the picture books.


Wisconsin Heritage Online provides a gateway for searching and displaying content from the Wisconsin library digital image collections. All aspects of Wisconsin history, culture, government and industry may be found.


The Wiscat database is produced annually by the Wisconsin Division for Library Services and contains material in all formats, including books, serial titles, videorecordings, sound recordings and other kinds of materials located in approximately 1,000 public, academic, school and special libraries in the State of Wisconsin.

If you discover an item in Wiscat that is not owned in Eastern Shores Library System and you would like to request it, please contact your library’s Interlibrary Loan Department for help in obtaining the item.


WorldCat is a worldwide catalog of library collections that includes more than 67 million bibliographic records with items in many different formats. Patrons can access this database at any library or at home with a user-friendly search page.