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Many ways to access information @ your library

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  • Libraries have made some significant changes in the last decade. No more file cabinets holding the card catalogueNo more cards at the back of your book in a pocket telling you when the book is due backNo more waiting weeks on end of that one book to show up at just the right time for you to happen to stop in and it will be there.obtaining relevant information as quickly as possible became a priority.The Internet has become the essentialtool to retrieve information and providerapid service to our users.Libraries today are connected to information and resources around the world. Computershave replaced card catalogs.

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  • 1. Easy Access @ Your Library
    Muskego Public Library
  • 2. Your Library Card
    Library Café Card
    • 14 lending libraries
    • 3. Reserve books online
    • 4. Check your loaning status OL
    • 5. Email notices of your acct. activity
    • 6. Allows access to subscription databases
    • 7. Check out privileges at all 14 libraries
  • Inside Your Library
    • 30 online computers
    • 8. Quiet Periodical Room
    • 9. Private Study Rooms
    • 10. Large Print Area
    • 11. Large Meeting Rooms
    • 12. Wisconsin History Section
    • 13. Children's Area
    • 14. Young Adult Area
    • 15. DVDs and CDs
    • 16. Community Bulletins
  • Programs @ Your Library
    • Free Computer Classes
    • 17. Internet 1,2 and 3
    • 18. Email Basics
    • 19. Civil War Book Group
    • 20. Writers Group
    • 21. Poetry Circle
    • 22. Murder by the Book
    • 23. Author Visits
    • 24. Story Hours
    • 25. Heirlooms to Go Show
    • 26. Murder and Mayhem in Muskego
  • MURDER and MAYHEM in
     MUSKEGO 6
    November 2010 
    Special Guest Authors   
    Preliminary Docket   
    Friday Night Special Meet & Greet
  • 27. Accessing Free online Databases @ Your Library and Beyond
  • 28. Muskego Business Connection
    Business Forms & Legal Resources        Business News Sources        Business Plans        Demographics        Economic Indicators        Franchises     Government Resources     Home-Based Business     International Business     Non-Profits     Researching a Company     Standards     Waukesha County Resources     Women & Minority Owned Business Resources  
    Reference USA contains  information on U.S. companies & consumers.  This resource can be accessed at public libraries in Waukesha County as well as from home.  To access from home, go to http://otto.cafelibraries.org:2048 and enter your library card barcode number.
    The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Waukesha Freeman and other Wisconsin and national papers can be accessed in Waukesha County public libraries using this Newsbank link.   Full-text content of local and regional news from 1990 to the present.  To access from home, go to http://otto.cafelibraries.org:2048 and enter your library card barcode number.
    BadgerLink provides access to EBSCO's journals and magazines as well as ProQuest newspapers, including Wisconsin Newsstand..  You'll also find the  Biographical Database and the WISCAT statewide library catalog.  To access from home, go to http://otto.cafelibraries.org:2048 and enter your library card barcode number.
  • 29. Even More @ Your Library
    • Create a Net Library account at your library
    • 30. Select a book from our catalogue
    • 31. Download and read books on your computer screen from home
    • 32. Audio -Books and music to download for your listening pleasure.
    • 33. Burn to a CD
    • 34. Transfer to a portable device
  • Assisted Devices
  • 35. Who else writes like
    your favorite author?
  • 36. Muskego Library , Thinking outside the BOOK
  • 37. Your Library Card
    Easy Access to a whole new world