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Canadian Research

Canada In Context Logo Canada in Context
Discover new facts and information about Canada, its people and history! Geared towards students and teachers, this database provides content from a uniquely Canadian perspective. Contains full-text articles from the Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail and Maclean’s Magazine as well as a number of other national journals and magazines.
Canadian Reference Centre Logo Canadian Reference Centre
Search for Canadian facts, biographies, images, maps and flags. Full-text and peer-reviewed articles are available from Canadian and International sources. Great for projects!

E-Books & Audiobooks

Overdrive Logo Overdrive
Search the Library’s digital media collection for thousands of free downloadable e-books and audiobooks for teens and tweens. Fiction and non-fiction titles are available for a 1 or 2 week lending period.
Audio Book Cloud Logo Audio Book Cloud
Access hundreds of free, online audiobooks, including classic literature, fiction, non-fiction, children’s materials and Spanish language audio-books. Viewable 24/7 online – no need to download, check out or return materials!

Homework Help

Biography In Context Logo Biography in Context
Contains nearly 1,000,000 biographical entries on a wide variety of notable figures, both contemporary and historical.
Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia Logo Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Find general, up-to-date information on various topics. Search for images using the visual search option and limit your searches to full-text for the best results. You may also search within the text of articles to narrow your search to the most relevant information. Appropriate for all ages!
Global Issues In Context Logo Global Issues in Context
Get multiple perspectives on world issues with this comprehensive database. Contains academic journal articles, magazines, podcasts, statistics, videos, images and primary source information. Highly recommended for students, educators, and researchers.
Literature Resource Center Logo Literature Resource Center
Designed for students, this excellent resource provides access to literary criticism, reviews, author biographies, primary source material and multimedia content.
MasterFILE Complete Logo Masterfile Complete
Search for reliable, full-text and peer-reviewed information on a wide variety of topics with Masterfile Complete. Also provides access to useful charts, photographs, diagrams, graphs, illustrations and maps. Contains articles from Consumer Reports magazine from 1985-present.
PowerSearch Logo Power Search
Maximize your results by searching several of our databases at the same time!
Salem History Logo Salem History
Search the complete content of the following printed reference sets: The Decades (American history series), Great Events From History (global events), Great Lives From History (biographies) and Milestone Documents (primary source material).
World Book Logo World Book
Explore this online version of the World Book Encyclopaedia for general articles about people, places and things! Contains a unique portal for kids (World Book Online for Kids), an interface for the adult user (World Book Online Info Finder) and a special search area for students and researchers (World Book Online Reference Center).
World History in Context World History in Context
A comprehensive collection of over 5000 years of global historical information. This resource contains credible articles, primary source information, images, maps and audiovisual material. Curriculum specific information is available. Great for teachers and students!

Jobs, Careers & Practice Tests

Career Cruising Logo Career Cruising
Discover potential career possibilities with Career Cruising! Use the career assessment tool to determine if a career is a good fit with your personality, skills and goals. Research job postings on thousands of company websites and job boards using the job search tool! Great for students and job seekers.
LearningExpress Library Logo Learning Express Library
Learning Express Library will help you achieve your educational and professional goals. This powerful and comprehensive resource offers practice tests (ie: GED, Citizenship, English Language Proficiency) as well as skill-building exercises and assessments tools.

Language Learning

Mango Languages Logo Mango Languages
Learn a new language with Mango! This interactive, self-paced resource is designed to help you learn common conversational words and phrases in many different languages such as Spanish, Italian, French and Chinese. Great for vacationers and ESL students!

Magazines

Zinio Logo Zinio
Download your favourite magazines online with Zinio! Unlimited access available on your computer, tablet or mobile device. Magazines include Seventeen, Comics & Gaming Magazine, US Weekly, Rolling Stone, COOL! and many more!

Reading Recommendations

NoveList Logo Novelist
Discover exciting new authors and titles to read based upon your reading preferences! Search by author, title and series for great books for teens! Contains read-a-like recommendations for fiction and some non-fiction titles.
Novelist K-8 Logo Novelist K-8
Find new teen/tween fiction to enjoy based upon your reading preferences!

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