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Subscription Databases
West Allis Public Library provides access to a variety of databases. These databases include:

  • AtoZ Databases - a job search, reference and mailing lists database
  • Small Business Reference Center - offers a variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas.
  • Legal Information Reference Center - offers the everyday user the necessary tools and detailed "how-to" instructions covering a wide-range of legal issues.
  • Home Improvement Reference Center - designed to assist homeowners in do-it-yourself home repair.
  • Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center - provides comprehensive full text content for many of the most popular hobbies, crafts and recreation activities today.
  • Small Engine Repair Reference Center - this is the definitive online tool for small engine repair assistance.
  • Salem Health - Magill's Medical Guide covers diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology and other medical issues.  
  • Salem History - Milestone Documents in American History combines full text primary source documents with expert analysis and commentary.
  • Salem Literature - Magill's Literary Annual
  • Newsbank - Providing full text Milwaukee Journal, Greenfield-West Allis NOW and America's Obituaries and Death Notices.
  • Ancestry (In Library Use Only) - A source for family history.
  • WilsonWeb Biography - Wilson's largest biography database!
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library - collection eBooks includes books on the environment, history, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, religion, science, social science and technology.

To access these databases and to view more useful research tools visit CountyCat.

To access databases from a computer outside the West Allis Library, enter your 14-digit library card number when prompted. 

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