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Canadian Newsstream

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Canadian Newsstream provides users with unmatched full text format access to current Canadian new...
Canadian Newsstream provides users with unmatched full text format access to current Canadian news content.  Archives as far back as the 1970s, from over 360 sources including newspapers, newswires, websites, and broadcasts. Including Alberta dailies and weeklies.
Cloud Library

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Cloud Library Browse the digital shelves, look at the featured selections and/or filter by fo...
Cloud Library

Browse the digital shelves, look at the featured selections and/or filter by format.

Hoopla

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Hoopla  A streaming service that offers thousands of audiobooks, albums, movies, and TV shows ...
Hoopla 

A streaming service that offers thousands of audiobooks, albums, movies, and TV shows that can be enjoyed on your PC, tablet, or phone. Create a free account and start today! Note: There is currently a limit of 2 checkouts per account per month.
NoveList Plus

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NoveList Plus Find out what to read next! Search for new titles, authors or plots, or enter yo...
NoveList Plus

Find out what to read next! Search for new titles, authors or plots, or enter your preferences to find read-alikes. Materials for all ages and reading levels.

NoveList K-8

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NoveList K-8 f you are looking for ways to introduce both teachers and students to new books, ...
NoveList K-8

f you are looking for ways to introduce both teachers and students to new books, and if you want to encourage independent reading and help students think more about why a particular story appeals to them -- you should look at NoveList K-8! NoveList K-8 contains enhanced subject access for over 60,000 fiction titles aimed at the K-8 population. Full-text reviews from sources like School Library Journal and Booklist are available for many titles.
NoveList

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NoveList Find out what to read next.  Reading recommended lists by ages and browsed by genres,...
NoveList

Find out what to read next.  Reading recommended lists by ages and browsed by genres, read-alikes or by mood.  Enter your preferences to the appeal mixer to make your own combo.
OverDrive

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OverDrive Borrow eBooks or audiobooks for all ages and available anytime.   Loan period of 7, ...
OverDrive

Borrow eBooks or audiobooks for all ages and available anytime.   Loan period of 7, 14 or 21 days with the option to return early. *some titles may not have the option to change loan period.  Borrow or have on hold up to 10 titles at a time.
Prairie Indigenous Collection

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Prairie Indigenous Collection The first of its kind in Canada, the Prairie Indigenous collection...
Prairie Indigenous Collection
The first of its kind in Canada, the Prairie Indigenous collection increases access to stories by Indigenous authors, and writings about Indigenous culture from publishers in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta.
PressReader

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PressReader The world’s largest online newspaper and magazine kiosk, offering instant access ...
PressReader

The world’s largest online newspaper and magazine kiosk, offering instant access to over 2000 publications from 95 countries in 52 languages.  Get full issues of newspapers and magazines just as they appear in print.

RBdigital

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RBdigital  Borrow from either the large collection of audiobooks and from the selection of mag...
RBdigital 

Borrow from either the large collection of audiobooks and from the selection of magazines.  RBdigital recommends creating an account on your first visit to your library’s RBdigital website. Select the “Register” link in the upper-right-hand corner of the screen.

Read Alberta eBooks

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Read Alberta eBooks Browse the catalogue for ebooks or audiobooks. Check out the featured Prair...
Read Alberta eBooks
Browse the catalogue for ebooks or audiobooks. Check out the featured Prairie Indigenous Ebooks Collection.

Tumblebooks

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TumbleBooks  A premium collection is perfect for public libraries and elementary schools, with ...
TumbleBooks 

A premium collection is perfect for public libraries and elementary schools, with content most appropriate for those in grades K-6.
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    Newspaper Source Plus

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    EBSCO Newspaper Source Plus Newspaper Source Plus provides a full-text digital collection major ...
    EBSCO Newspaper Source Plus
    Newspaper Source Plus provides a full-text digital collection major news content from around the world. It includes full-text articles from more than 1,200 newspapers, newswires and news magazines. In addition, it offers television and radio news transcripts.

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    NNELS

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    The National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS) is a repository of content owned and s...
    The National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS) is a repository of content owned and sustained by Canadian public libraries, working with international partners, libraries, readers, and publishers (particularly Canadian ones) to make copies of books in accessible formats available to readers in Canada who have print disabilities.

    NNELS Information and Help

    CELA

    Accessibility
    The Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) makes it possible and easy for all public librarie...
    The Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) makes it possible and easy for all public libraries in Canada to provide reading materials in accessible formats to patrons with print disabilities. CELA also provides training and support to help libraries deliver their accessible services effectively.

    CELA's Information and Help

    TRACpac

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    TRACpac Catalogue Search the online TRACpac catalogue, place holds to  pick up requested items a...
    TRACpac Catalogue
    Search the online TRACpac catalogue, place holds to  pick up requested items at your local library.
    ME Libraries

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    ME LIBRARIES Use your library card to access over 10 million items from over 300 libraries for...
    ME LIBRARIES

    Use your library card to access over 10 million items from over 300 libraries for free. You must be 18 or older and have a card from a participating Alberta public library to sign up.  eBooks and other electronic content are not included due to licensing restrictions.

    TAL Online

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    TAL Online TAL Online is a provincial wide discovery service which allows users to discover an...
    TAL Online

    TAL Online is a provincial wide discovery service which allows users to discover and request physical library items from libraries across Alberta. TAL Online connects remotely to library catalogues across Alberta and displays search results for users looking to request items not available at their home library.

    Alberta's Online Reference

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    Alberta's Online Reference Center Are you an elementary or secondary student or parent? Get you...
    Alberta's Online Reference Center
    Are you an elementary or secondary student or parent? Get your User ID and Pin Number from your principal and enjoy curriculum appropriate databases, games, videos and more.



     
    Ancestry

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    Ancestry Note: this resource is only available in the library Want to learn more about your g...
    Ancestry

    Note: this resource is only available in the library
    Want to learn more about your genealogy, check out the world's largest collection of online records including census, vital, church, court, military, and immigration records, as well as extensive record collections from Canada and other areas.

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    AutoMate

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    Auto Repair Source Provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair ...
    Auto Repair Source

    Provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls.
    CBC Learning English

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    Improve your English Learning English Lessons Welcome to Learning English, a joint project be...
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    Learning English Lessons

    Welcome to Learning English, a joint project between CBC Edmonton and the Government of Alberta. Offers the opportunity to practice grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation.
    Cypress Resume

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    Cypress Resume The online resume builder can help you create professional quality resume in a ...
    Cypress Resume

    The online resume builder can help you create professional quality resume in a few easy steps. To access your resume at a later date or to remove a resume, Cypress Resume recommends creating a user profile.

    Cypress Resume's Technical Support
    Consumer Reports

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    Consumer Reports Unbiased product reviews for appliances, electronics, babies & kids produc...
    Consumer Reports

    Unbiased product reviews for appliances, electronics, babies & kids products, cars and much more. 
    Duolingo

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    Duolingo Language learning anywhere at anytime.  Duolingo's Help iOS Google ...
    Duolingo

    Language learning anywhere at anytime. 
    Explora

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    Explora Canada Easy-to-browse categories to help students with their research. Explora Educa...
    Explora Canada

    Easy-to-browse categories to help students with their research.
    Explora Educator's Edition

    Highlights content relevant to teachers, including lesson plans, curriculum standards and other development resources.
    Gale Primary Sources

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    Gale Provides a wide range of databases and resources to suit a variety of research interests. F...
    Gale
    Provides a wide range of databases and resources to suit a variety of research interests. Follow the link to explore 19th Century U.K. Periodicals, American Fiction 1774-1920, Financial Times Historical Archives, and more. 

    Research and citation tutorials available.
    Hobbies & Crafts

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    Hobbies& Craft Reference Center Provides comprehensive full text content for many of the m...
    Hobbies& Craft Reference Center

    Provides comprehensive full text content for many of the most popular hobbies, crafts and recreation activities today. Choose from magazines, books, instructional 'how-to' and videos.
    Home Improvement

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    Home Improvement Reference Center Home improvement assistance, including: maintenance, ...
    Home Improvement Reference Center

    Home improvement assistance, including:
    • maintenance,
    • remodeling,
    • electrical work,
    • plumbing,
    • wood projects,
    • outdoor improvements,
    • decorating
    • home and garden, and more.
    Lynda.com

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    Lynda.com from LinkedIn Lynda.com is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone lear...
    Lynda.com from LinkedIn

    Lynda.com is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.

    Niche Academy Tutorials

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    Niche Academy Tutorials Niche Academy is an online learning platform that provides step-by-step ...
    Niche Academy Tutorials
    Niche Academy is an online learning platform that provides step-by-step videos and instructions for the most commonly used online library eResources, online programs, social media and comuputer skills.  The tutorials makes it easier to keep up with how to use all of these online resources tools. Clicking on 'Categories' will allow you to refine your search.

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    Pronunciator

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    Pronunciator A fun and free way to learn any of 80 languages with self-directed lessons, live ...
    Pronunciator

    A fun and free way to learn any of 80 languages with self-directed lessons, live teachers, movies, music.
    Small Engine Repair

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    Small Engine Repair Assistance, including: ATVs, commercial mowers, farm tractors, generators,...
    Small Engine Repair

    Assistance, including: ATVs, commercial mowers, farm tractors, generators, motorcycles, marine (boats), outdoor power equipment, PWC (personal watercraft/jet ski), snowblowers, snowmobiles, tillers and other small engines.
    Solaro

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    Solaro An online study help and exam prep for Alberta curriculum grades 3 - 12. Follow the Solar...
    Solaro
    An online study help and exam prep for Alberta curriculum grades 3 - 12. Follow the Solaro set up instructions.
    Solaro's Help

    Set up your Solaro account first, here using your library card, Solaro will provide a Username and Password.  You are now ready to use an App.

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    Cloud Library

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    Cloud Library Browse the digital shelves, look at the featured selections and/or filter by fo...
    Cloud Library

    Browse the digital shelves, look at the featured selections and/or filter by format.

    Hoopla

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    Hoopla  A streaming service that offers thousands of audiobooks, albums, movies, and TV shows ...
    Hoopla 

    A streaming service that offers thousands of audiobooks, albums, movies, and TV shows that can be enjoyed on your PC, tablet, or phone. Create a free account and start today! Note: There is currently a limit of 2 checkouts per account per month.
    OverDrive

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    OverDrive Borrow eBooks or audiobooks for all ages and available anytime.   Loan period of 7, ...
    OverDrive

    Borrow eBooks or audiobooks for all ages and available anytime.   Loan period of 7, 14 or 21 days with the option to return early. *some titles may not have the option to change loan period.  Borrow or have on hold up to 10 titles at a time.
    RBdigital

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    RBdigital  Borrow from either the large collection of audiobooks and from the selection of mag...
    RBdigital 

    Borrow from either the large collection of audiobooks and from the selection of magazines.  RBdigital recommends creating an account on your first visit to your library’s RBdigital website. Select the “Register” link in the upper-right-hand corner of the screen.

    Tumblebooks

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    TumbleBooks  A premium collection is perfect for public libraries and elementary schools, with...
    TumbleBooks 

    A premium collection is perfect for public libraries and elementary schools, with content most appropriate for those in grades K-6. Apps:
    Android
    iOS
    Select the 'Library' option.
    Hoopla

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    Hoopla  A streaming service that offers thousands of audiobooks, albums, movies, and TV shows ...
    Hoopla 

    A streaming service that offers thousands of audiobooks, albums, movies, and TV shows that can be enjoyed on your PC, tablet, or phone. Create a free account and start today! Note: There is currently a limit of 2 checkouts per account per month.
    Tumblebooks

    Watch
    TumbleBooks  A premium collection is perfect for public libraries and elementary schools, with...
    TumbleBooks 

    A premium collection is perfect for public libraries and elementary schools, with content most appropriate for those in grades K-6. Apps:
    Android
    iOS
    Select the 'Library' option.