State's online library Badgerlink gets redesign

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A state website that gives users free access to test preparation materials, newspaper articles, Spanish language resources and more has been redesigned.

State Superintendent Tony Evers says the BadgerLink website was redesigned based on feedback from users to better serve job-seekers, consumers, students, teachers, librarians and others who use the site.

The website is . It makes available more than 20,000 text, media and interactive resources compiled from hundreds of databanks. That includes preparation materials for tests including civil service exams, the ACT, the GED, U.S. citizenship tests and the LSAT.

The redesign comes as use of the site is increasing. The state Department of Public Instruction says there were 36,000 visits to the site in the first half of 2013, about nine times greater than five years earlier.

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