Resources

 

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OverDrive eBooks and Audiobooks

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This collection of fiction & non-fiction eBooks and audiobooks includes more than 3,000 titles. It offers a good selection of juvenile and young adult fiction, as well as horror, thrillers, romance, westerns, mysteries, speculative fiction, literature, drama, and classics. New titles and additional copies of popular titles are added monthly. 

Access: Click Here to Use Inside or Outside the Library  OR

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Access to the Overdrive collection is funded by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism through the Southern Ontario Library Service (SOLS).


eBooks & Audiobooks

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Audio Book Cloud:

all ages audio book database

Romance Book Cloud:

a huge collection of steamy Romance novels for the older crowd!

eBook Subscription Public Library Collection:

EBSCO provides public libraries with a wide selection of ebooks from top publishers. Browse our trusted ebook public library collections curated by librarians.

EBSCO Master FIle Reference Ebook: 

These collections contain reference books from top educational publishers and university presses.

Gale Ebooks:

Gale eBooks is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries (your school, your public library, or your office).


 

 Languages

Mango Connect:

Discover a fun-infused way to learn a new language. Create an account at home or in the library, 

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Mango prepares learners for realistic conversations and strengthens everyday communication skills in over 70 world languages, including English.

Happy learners around the globe have used Mango to learn new languages, connect with new cultures, and broaden their horizons.


 

Ready Reference

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 Early Canadian historical reproductions:

Canadiana.org, formerly the Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions, is a non-profit dedicated to preserving Canada's heritage and making it accessible online. 

Canadian Points of View:

Canadian Points of View Reference Centre provides a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including main essays, leading political magazines, newspapers, radio and television news transcripts, primary source documents, reference books and a series of titles.

Canadian Ref Centre:

Canadian Reference Centre is the largest collection of regional full-text content available to Canadian schools and libraries. The database includes leading Canadian and international periodicals, reference books and biographies, plus thousands of images from the Canadian Press. 

 

NoveList Plus:

NoveList Plus is a trusted source of expert read-alike recommendations, available through libraries around the world.

 General Collections:

Gale General OneFile provides access to an unprecedented number of general reference magazines and key serials in a single resource. This database is useful to users conducting general reference queries, business searches, and current event research. The addition of a browse-by-subject feature allows users to easily view content of interest on the most popular and most-searched topics within several distinct categories, including news, current events, health, and computers and technology.

Literature Resource Center:

Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on nearly 150,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.

 

EBSCO Master File Premier:

 Designed specifically for public libraries, this database provides full-text magazines, reference books and primary source documents. It also includes an extensive image collection containing photos, maps and flags.


 

Health and Wellness

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 Gale Health and Wellness:

Gale Health and Wellness offers access to thousands of full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and more. Perfect for researchers at all levels, this comprehensive consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices, and more.

Consumer Health Complete:

Consumer Health Complete supports the information needs of patients and fosters an overall understanding of health-related topics. This resource provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine.

Consumer Health Information – French:

provides easy-to-read, evidence based health report on a variety of diseases, conditions, and treatment procedures. All reports are physician-reviewed and reflect the most current information.

Consumer Health Ref eBook subs:

https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,cpid&custid=s8922503&groupid=main&profile=ehost&defaultdb=e872sww

 


 

For Children

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 Tumble Book Library:

K-6 children's ebook database

 

TumbleMath:

K-6 math ebook database

PebbleGo: 

Discover the go-to curriculum-connected research tool specifically for elementary school educators and students. Currently available for in Library use only.

Kids InfoBits:

Kids InfoBits meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more

 need help? KIB_ResourceGuide.pdf

NoveList K8 Plus:

NoveList K-8 Plus is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.

TeenBook Cloud:

gr 7-12 ebook database


 

Magazine Article Database

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 EBSCO Primary Search:

Designed for elementary school libraries, Primary Search is a full-text database providing popular children's magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, including endangered species, famous musicians, fitness and space exploration.

Popular Magazines:

Gale OneFile: Popular Magazines includes the most searched magazines focusing on current events, sports, science and health issues.

 Canadian Periodical Index:

Gale OneFile: CPI.Q provides the most requested Canadian reference information available. This award-winning electronic version of the Canadian Periodical Index yields a variety of relevant periodical articles, biographies, company profiles, historical documents, science and technology essays, and more.


 

Arts and Crafts

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 Fine Arts:

Gale OneFile: Fine Arts places millions of articles at the fingertips of serious students of drama, music, art history, and filmmaking

Hobbies & Crafts Ref Center:

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center. This database offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines.

 


Genealogical Information

Ancestry Library:

Start searching billions of records and discover your family's story.
Currently available for in Library use only.



Archives of Ontario Collections:
Currently available for in Library use only.

http://www.ancestryinstitution.ca


Automotive

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Chilton Library:

ChiltonLibrary.com represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models. ChiltonLibrary.com gives you the confidence to service or repair virtually any system on your vehicle.

 


 

 InfoTrac Collection Direct URLs: 

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Agriculture Collection

https://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ko_pl_drpl?db=PPAG

Business Economics and Theory

https://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ko_pl_drpl?db=PPBE

Culinary Arts Collection

https://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ko_pl_drpl?db=PPCA

Criminal Justice Collection

https://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ko_pl_drpl?db=PPCJ

Communications and Mass Media Collection

https://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ko_pl_drpl?db=PPCM

Diversity Studies Collection

https://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ko_pl_drpl?db=PPDS

Environmental Studies and Policy

https://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ko_pl_drpl?db=PPES

Fine Arts and Music Collection

https://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ko_pl_drpl?db=PPFA

Gender Studies Collection

https://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ko_pl_drpl?db=PPGB

Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture

https://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ko_pl_drpl?db=PPGL

General Science Collection

https://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ko_pl_drpl?db=PPGS

Home Improvement Collection

https://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ko_pl_drpl?db=PPHI

Insurance and Liability Collection

https://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ko_pl_drpl?db=PPIL

Information Science and Library Issues

https://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ko_pl_drpl?db=PPIS

Military and Intelligence Database

https://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ko_pl_drpl?db=PPMI

Nursing and Allied Health Collection

https://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ko_pl_drpl?db=PPNU

Pop Culture Collection

https://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ko_pl_drpl?db=PPOP

Psychology Collection

https://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ko_pl_drpl?db=PPPC

Popular Magazines

https://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ko_pl_drpl?db=PPPM

Religion and Philosophy Collection

https://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ko_pl_drpl?db=PPRP

Small Business Collection

https://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ko_pl_drpl?db=PPSB

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine

https://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ko_pl_drpl?db=PPSM

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure

https://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ko_pl_drpl?db=PPTH

U.S. History Collection

https://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ko_pl_drpl?db=PPUS

Vocations and Careers Collection

https://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ko_pl_drpl?db=PPVC

World History Collection

https://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ko_pl_drpl?db=PPWH

War and Terrorism Collection

https://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ko_pl_drpl?db=PPWT

 

Government of Canada
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Government of Ontario
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Career database
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