eResources

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Articles in Magazines and Journals

Academic Search Elite (Log in required.)

(EBSCO): Contains the complete text of nearly 2050 scholarly journals, including peer-reviewed journals. This database covers virtually every area of academic study with full text information dating as far back as 1985. (Academic)

Canadian Reference Centre (Log in required.)

(EBSCO): Includes content from Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books. Includes leading Canadian periodicals and international (U.S. and U.K.) periodicals in full text, as well as reference books, biographies and images. (General)

General Reference Center (Log in required.)

(Gale): This database contains the full text of magazines, reference books, and newspapers with information on current events, popular culture, sports, and arts and sciences. (General)

Master File Premier (Log in required.)

(EBSCO): Contains full text articles from general reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multicultural magazines. (General)

Press Display (Log in required.)

Provides instant online access to current newspapers from around the world in full-color, full-page format.

After creating a free account, Zinio provides you access to 136 digital magazine titles that you can read on any Internet-enabled device.

Arts

NoveListPlus (Log in required.)

(EBSCO): This is a popular readers’ advisory service that helps readers find fiction and nonfiction books. It includes reviews, book covers, booklists, links to author web pages & much more!

NoveListPlus K-8 (Log in required.)

(EBSCO): With this readers’ advisory tool, students and teachers can access over information on fiction and nonfiction titles aimed at the K-8 audience, complete with full text reviews. It also offers hundreds of reading lists, book talks, award lists, and teachers’ resources.

Business and Career

Business Source Elite (Log in required.)

(EBSCO): Provides full text content from scholarly and peer-reviewed business journals and includes company profiles from Datamonitor. This database is updated daily and presents information dating back to 1985. (General)

Cypress Resume (Log in required.)

Build professional-looking resumes and custom cover letters in minutes! Simply type in your personal information and leave the difficult task of writing concise, descriptive statements to Cypress Resume.

LearningExpress Library Canada (Log in required.)

An online learning platform that offers practice tests and interactive tutorials to help patrons improve basic skills in reading, writing, and math, as well as prepare for tests like the Canadian GED, Canadian Citizenship, Canadian Forces Aptitude Test (CFAT), RCMP Police Aptitude Test (RPAT) and the TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication). It has practice for elementary, middle and high school students as well as popular software tutorials and computer and internet basics courses.

Regional Business News (Log in required.)

(EBSCO): Incorporates 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. (General)

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports (Log in required.)

(EBSCO): Expert ratings, buying advice, user reviews and more.

eBooks and eAudiobooks

3M Cloud Library (Log in required.)

Download eBooks to your computer or mobile apps.

Audiobook Cloud (Log in required.)

Streaming audiobooks allow you to listen online at your convenience. There are over 1,000 titles for adults, children and teens, including fiction, nonfiction, classics and Spanish language audiobooks. No downloading necessary.

Downloadable movies, music, television shows and audiobooks. Patrons can download up to five titles per month.

Overdrive (Log in required.)

Check out and download eBooks and eAudiobooks from your computer or mobile device.

After creating a free account, Zinio provides you access digital magazine titles that you can read on any Internet-enabled device.

Do It Yourself

Auto Repair Reference Centre (Log in required.)

(EBSCO): Auto Repair Reference Center contains information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. Database content includes more than 31,660 vehicles covered from 1945 to present; including drawings and step-by-step photographs, technical service bulletins, recalls, enhanced wiring diagrams, specifications and maintenance schedules.

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Centre (Log in required.)

(EBSCO): Provides comprehensive content from books and magazines for more than 140 topics in the subject areas of arts & crafts, collecting, games &, electronics, model building, home & leisure, needlework, outdoors &, nature, and scrapbooking and papercraft.

Home Improvement Reference Center (Log in required.)

(EBSCO):Containing full text magazines and reference works, as well as images and videos of home repair projects, this E-Resource will assist you in finding information to help you with projects related to wood projects; remodeling; plumbing; outdoor improvements; maintenance; electric work; and home & garden decoration.

Small Engine Repair Reference Center (Log in required.)

(EBSCO):This one stop E-Resource will assist you with your small engine projects from basic maintenance to extensive repairs. It contains full text manuals and reference books, complete with original photos and illustrations, covering more than 25 years of engine models from ATVs, commercial mowers, farm tractors, generators, motorcycles, boats, outdoor power equipment, personal watercraft, snowblowers, snowmobiles, and tillers.

Education

LearningExpress Library Canada (Log in required.)

An online learning platform that offers practice tests and interactive tutorials to help patrons improve basic skills in reading, writing, and math, as well as prepare for tests like the Canadian GED, Canadian Citizenship, Canadian Forces Aptitude Test (CFAT), RCMP Police Aptitude Test (RPAT) and the TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication). It has practice for elementary, middle and high school students as well as popular software tutorials and computer and internet basics courses.

Teacher Reference Center (Log in required.)

(EBSCO): Provides indexing and abstracts for hundreds of peer-reviewed periodicals. Topics include: assessment, best practices, continuing education, current pedagogical research, curriculum development, elementary and higher education, instructional media, literacy standards, school administration, specific subjects and teacher education.

Encyclopedias and Reference Books

World Book Online (Log in required.)

An online suite of six resources: World Book for Kids; Info Finder for school-aged patrons' homework and research needs; Reference Center for advanced researchers and information seekers; Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos for World Book's content in Spanish; L'Encyclopédie Découverte for content in French and Discover, which offers differentiated instruction for individuals below grade level and ELLs.

World Book Spanish (Log in required.)

A general resource in Spanish for adults and students, which includes thousands of articles, pictures and maps.

Health & Wellness

Alt HealthWatch (Log in required.)

(EBSCO): Search full text information on alternate, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness, including many peer-reviewed journals. (General)

Health Source: Consumer Edition (Log in required.)

(EBSCO): The richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, topics include medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. (General)

Kids

Audiobook Cloud (Log in required.)

Streaming audiobooks allow you to listen online at your convenience. There are over 1,000 titles for adults, children and teens, including fiction, nonfiction, classics and Spanish language audiobooks. No downloading necessary.

LearningExpress Library Canada (Log in required.)

An online learning platform that offers practice for elementary, middle and high school students as well as popular software tutorials and computer and internet basics courses. It also has practice tests and interactive tutorials for adults.

TumbleBookCloud (Log in required.)

TumbleBookCloud is an online collection of read-along titles for young adults and adults which features adjustable online text and complete audio narration. It also features National Geographic videos.

TumbleBookCloud Junior (Log in required.)

 With over 600 titles and reading levels from grades 3-8, TumbleBookCloud Junior is a great option for adventurous young readers who wish to go beyond the picture book collection in TumbleBookLibrary! TumbleBookCloud Junior contains early reader chapter books, children's classics, graphic novels, children's audio books and new National Geographic videos.

TumbleBooks (Log in required.)

Animated, talking picture books for children from your favorite authors.

World Book Online for Kids (Log in required.)

Offers simple navigation, easy to read articles, thousands of illustrations, engaging activities and teacher resources.

Language Learning Software

Mango - Language Learning (Log in required.)

Before you go, Mango. Mango is a language learning program teaching practical conversation and cultural awareness for the world’s most popular languages. It’s so fast and easy, you’ll be able to have a real conversation in your new language in just minutes!

Maps and Travel

A to Z Maps Online (Log in required.)

Access the world's most useful online map database. Over 60,000 maps and supplemental materials, combining static, animated, real-time, scientific, and antique maps in one, easy-to-access place. Please note: you will be required to enter your library barcode number when redirected to this site.

A to Z World Travel (Log in required.)

A complement to Global Road Warrior, A to Z World Travel offers free and exclusive tourist and culture information on more than 160 of the top travel destinations in North America and around the globe. From Abu Dhabi to Zurich, this resource will help you navigate some of the world's most popular cities. Please note: you will be required to enter your library barcode number in the "Library Code" field when redirected to this site.

Global Road Warrior (Log in required.)

Offers world-class e-content, including more than 8 million words of editorial, over 6,500 color photos and 1,575 country maps, all presented in a consistent 92-category framework for each country. Created by an international team of researchers, cartographers and writers, the database is continually updated. Please note: you will be required to enter your library barcode number when redirected to this site.

Newspapers and Magazines

Canadian Newsstand (Log in required.)

(Proquest): Provides full text of major Canadian newspapers, including Alberta dailies and weeklies. (General)

Press Display (Log in required.)

Provides instant online access to current newspapers from around the world in full-color, full-page format.

Regional Business News (Log in required.)

(EBSCO): Incorporates 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. (General)

After creating a free account, Zinio provides you access to 136 digital magazine titles that you can read on any Internet-enabled device.

Sciences

Environment Complete (Log in required.)

(EBSCO): Offers deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy resources, natural resources, marine and freshwater science, geography, pollution and waste management, environmental technology, envionmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more.