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Academic Subjects
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ALLDATA Online
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Auto Repair
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Alt HealthWatch
Alternative Medicine Research
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[in-library use only]

Genealogy
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Automotive Repair Reference Centre
Auto repair
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Business Source Elite
Business News & Research
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Canadian Newspapers
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Canadian news & journals
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ConsumerReports.org
Product reviews & ratings
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Reference
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Family Behavior Toolbox
Self-help resource for parents and families
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Download fiction and non-fiction e-books
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Gale Virtual Reference Library
Science e-books
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GreenFILE
Environment & Ecology
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Reference
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Health Source Consumer Edition
Consumer Health News & Research
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Hoopla maple leaf
Download or stream music, movies, TV, eAudiobooks
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Lynda.com
Online courses on software and other topics
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Mango Languages maple leaf
Online Language Learning
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MasterFILE Premier
General Reference (All Subjects)
more info

Muzzy Club yellow star kid content
Language learning for kids
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My Canada maple leaf
Canadian government, history, citizenship
more info

NoveList Plus yellow star kid content
Fiction & Non-fiction books, Authors & Reviews
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OpenLibrary
Download fiction and non-fiction e-books
more info

OverDrive maple leaf
Download fiction and non-fiction e-books and e-audiobooks
more info

PressReader maple leaf
Today's newspapers from around the world
more info

Road to IELTS
Preparation for IELTS exam
more info

Science Reference Centre
Science
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Scholastic BookFlix yellow star kid content
Children's stories and information
more info

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Homework help and test prep for Gr. 3-12, Math, Science, and Language Arts.
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TumbleBooks yellow star kid content
Picture books
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World Book Online yellow star kid content
General reference including French, Spanish & Kids' versions
more info

Zinio maple leaf
Download magazines and read them on your computer or mobile device
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Detailed Database Descriptions

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Academic Search Elite

Subjects

Academic articles, all disciplines

Title List

Good for questions like...

  • Can you help me find articles for a paper on productive technologies and ethics?

  • Where do I find information about the TRIZ problem solving technique?

Looking for more information like this?

Try our Catalogue for books and other materials, and our Subject Guides for other electronic resources like websites and e-books.


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ALLDATA Online Library & Educational Version [IN LIBRARY ONLY]
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Subjects

Auto Repair

Good for questions like...

  • Where can I find a wiring diagram for the power door locks on a '90 Chev Caprice?

  • Has anything been recalled on a 2001 Honda Civic?

Looking for more information like this?

Try Automotive Repair Reference Centre for more auto repair. Try our Catalogue for Chilton's guides and other books on auto repair, and see the Auto & Consumer section of our Subject Guides for websites.


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Alt HealthWatch

Subjects

Alternative Medicine Research

Title list

Good for questions like...

  • Is there any evidence that garlic reduces the risk of cancer?

  • What vitamins are good for people who have Alzheimer's Disease?

Looking for more information like this?

Try our Catalogue for books and other materials on topics like Alternative Medicine, Holistic Medicine, or Naturopathy, and see the Health & Medicine section of our Subject Guides for websites.


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Subjects

Genealogy

Good for questions like...
  • I am looking for the military records of my grandfather, who served in the Canadian army in WWI.
  • Where can I find the Canadian 1901 Census records?
Looking for more information like this?

Try our Catalogue for books and other materials. Try the Genealogy & History Subject Guide for links and pathfinders.


Automotive Repair Reference Centre

Subjects

Automotive repair

Good for questions like...
  • Where can I watch a video about how car air conditioners work?
  • I need to look up the schedule of maintenance for my truck.
Looking for more information like this?

Try ALLDATA for more auto repair. Try our Catalogue for Chilton's guides and other books on auto repair, and see the Auto & Consumer section of our Subject Guides for websites.


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Business Source Elite

Subjects

Business News & Research

Title list

Good for questions like...
  • Who are the president and board of directors of Safeway?
  • I would like some background on a company in which I am thinking of investing.
Looking for more information like this?

Try our Catalogue for books and other materials on topics like Management, Marketing, or Business Communication, and see our Business Portal for websites and e-books.


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Canadian Newspapers

Good for questions like...
  • How can I read an article that was published in the Calgary Herald last year?
  • I want to find out how people in other provinces feel about the Edmonton Oilers.
Looking for more information like this?

Search newspapers by title in our Catalogue to see which we subscribe to in print; try the News & Current Events section of our Subject Guides for websites.


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Subjects

Canadian News & Journals

Title list

Good for questions like...
  • I need a picture of an inukshuk.
  • I want to read about the Ekati mine and the Canadian diamond industry
Looking for more information like this?

Try our Catalogue for books and other materials, and the Reference section of our Subject Guides for websites.


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ConsumerReports.org

Subjects

Product ratings and reviews

Good for questions like...
  • Have there been any safety warnings or recalls for this stroller?
  • What's the best kind of toaster to buy?
  • How do I compare the features of various e-book readers?
Looking for more information like this?

Try our Catalogue for books and other materials, and the Automotive & Consumer section of our Subject Guides for websites.

SCL also subscribes to the print magazine Consumer Reports, which can be found on the second floor.

Electronic back-issues (1991-present) can be found in the database Masterfile Premier.


CREDOreference

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Looking for more information like this?

Try our Catalogue for books and other materials, and the Reference section of our Subject Guides for websites and e-books.

Subjects

General Reference (All Subjects)

Good for questions like...
  • Where does the quote "People ought to listen more slowly" come from?
  • Where can I find paintings by Francis Oliver Finch?

Family Behavior Toolbox

Subjects

A self-help resource for dealing with social, emotional and mental health issues affecting children and families

Good for questions like...
  • What is oppositional defiance?
  • How can I help my child deal with shyness?

This resource is provided by Alberta Health Services as part of a province-wide license.

Looking for more information like this?

Try our Catalogue for books and other materials.


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Freading

Subjects

Fiction and nonfiction e-books you can download, including adult, children and teen material.

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Good for questions like...
  • Can I use the library to download books for my e-book reader?
  • What e-books do you have that I can download and read on my laptop while I'm travelling?
Looking for more information like this?

For e-book reference titles you can access from anywhere, see our Reference Ebooks page.

For more downloadable digital content (magazines, eBooks, eAudiobooks, music, movies/TV) from the library, see our eLibrary page.

For additional e-books for kids, see Tumblebooks and Scholastic BookFlix.


Gale Virtual Reference Library

Subjects

E-book collection with science titles. Titles included:

  • Alternative Energy
  • Biotechnology: Changing Life Through Science
  • Chemical Compounds
  • Chemical Elements
  • Climate Change: In Context
  • Environmental Science: In Context
  • Experiment Central
  • Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia: Evolution
  • Grzimek's Student Life Animal Resource
  • UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes
  • World of Forensic Science
  • World of Sports Science
Good for questions like...
  • What is geothermal energy?
  • What is an aye-aye?
Looking for more information like this?

Try our Catalogue for books and other materials. See the Science & Math section of our Subject Guides for e-books, websites and other resources.


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GreenFILE

Subjects

Environment & Ecology

Title list

Good for questions like...
  • What can you tell me about alternative energy sources?
  • Where can I learn about water quality testing?
Looking for more information like this?

Also try Environment Complete. Try our Catalogue for books and other materials on Environment, or more specific subjects like Pollution or Conservation. See the Science & Math section of our Subject Guides for e-books, websites and other resources.


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Subjects

Reference, including the following full-text books:

  • Amazing Animals
  • America the Beautiful
  • Encyclopedia Americana
    In-depth info for older students
  • Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
    General reference
  • Lands and Peoples
    Countries, cultures, and current events
  • La Neuva Enciclopedia Cumbre
    In Spanish
  • New Book of Popular Science
    Science & technology plus science in the news
  • The New Book of Knowledge
    Reference and current events
Good for questions like...
  • I need information for a report on modern China.
  • I would like to read about stem cells.
Looking for more information like this?

Try our Catalogue for books and other materials, see Homework Help for help with K-12 subjects or our Subject Guides for websites. See the Reference section of our Subject Guides for websites, e-books and other electronic resources.


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Health Source Consumer Edition

Subjects

Health News & Research

Title List

Good for questions like...
  • What are the risks involved in LASIK eye surgery?
  • Is it dangerous to leave hypertension untreated?
Looking for more information like this?

Try our Catalogue for books and other materials on topics like Health and Nutrition, and see the Health & Medicine section of our Subject Guides for websites.


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Hoopla

Subjects

Download or stream music, movies, TV and eAudiobooks

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Good for questions like...
  • Can I download Karin Slaughter's new book Cop Town?
  • What kids' TV shows do you have that I can watch on my iPad?
Looking for more information like this?

For more downloadable digital content (magazines, eBooks, eAudiobooks, music, movies/TV) from the library, see our eLibrary page.

For additional e-books for kids, see Tumblebooks and Scholastic BookFlix.

 


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Lynda.com

Subjects

Online learning. Includes thousands of courses, many with a technology/software focus.

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Good for questions like...
  • Can I learn more about how to use my new iPad?
  • I need to get better at using Microsoft Excel for my job.
Looking for more information like this?

Try our Computer Beginners section for information about other ways you can get technology help at the library. See our Computers & Internet subject guide for more online resources related to computers & technology.


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Mango Languages

Subjects

Online Language Learning for students, travellers, and ESL learners

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Languages Included: Looking for more information like this?

Try our Catalogue for books and other materials, including Language Learning Kits. See the World Languages and Travel & Relocation sections of our Subject Guides for websites and other resources.

American Sign Language
Arabic, Egyptian
Arabic, Iraqi
Arabic, Levantine
Arabic, MSA
Armenian
Azerbaijani
Bengali
Biblical Hebrew
Cherokee
Chinese, Mandarin
Croatian
Czech
Danish
Dari
Dutch
Dzongkha
English
Farsi (Persian)
Finnish
French
French, Canadian
German
Greek
Greek, Ancient
Greek, Koine
Haitian Creole
Hawaiian
Hebrew
Hindi
Hungarian
Icelandic
Igbo
Indonesian
Irish
Italian
Japanese
Javanese
Kazakh
Korean
Latin
Malay
Malayalam
Norwegian
Pashto
Pirate
Polish
Portuguese, Brazil
Punjabi
Romanian
Russian
Scottish Gaelic
Serbian
Shakespeare English
Shanghainese
Slovak
Spanish, Latin America
Spanish, Spain
Swahili
Swedish
Tagalog
Tamil
Telugu
Thai
Turkish
Tuvan
Ukrainian
Urdu
Uzbek
Vietnamese
Yiddish
ESL for speakers of:
Arabic (Egyptian)
Arabic (MSA)
Armenian
Bengali
Chinese (Cantonese)
Chinese (Mandarin)
French
German
Greek
Haitian Creole
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Polish
Portuguese (Brazilian)
Russian
Spanish (Latin American)
Turkish
Vietnamese

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MasterFILE Premier

Subjects

General Reference (All Subjects)

Title list

Good for questions like...
  • I want to read about the Columbine shootings.
  • I am looking for information about abortion.
Looking for more information like this?

Try our Catalogue for books and other materials, and our Subject Guides for websites.


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Muzzy Club

Subjects

Language Learning for kids

Languages included:

Full program with the Muzzy story plus games and activities:
English
French
Italian
German
Spanish

Partial program with Muzzy story only:
Mandarin Chinese
Portuguese
Russian

Looking for more information like this?

Try our Catalogue for books and other materials, including Language Learning Kits. See the World Languages and Travel & Relocation sections of our Subject Guides for websites and other resources. 


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Subjects

Canadian history, government, citizenship

Good for questions like...
  • Who are Canada's trading partners?
  • What are the kinds of Canadian currency? What do they look like?
Looking for more information like this?

Try our Catalogue for books and other materials, including the official citizenship study guide Discover Canada: The Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship. See the Newcomers and ESL sections of our Subject Guides for websites and other resources. 


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NoveList Plus

Subjects

Fiction & non-fiction books and other materials, author biographies and read-alikes, reviews

Good for questions like...
  • Do you have reading suggestions for my 14-year-old son?
  • I'm on the waiting list for The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest - is there something similar I can read in the meantime?
Looking for more information like this?

See the Bestseller Lists, or search for specific titles or authors in our Catalogue, and check out the Books & Reading and Writing & Citing sections of our website.


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OpenLibrary

Subjects

Fiction and nonfiction e-books you can download, including adult, children and teen material. OpenLibrary books have been scanned and digitized, and they include a variety of older in-copyright material.

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Good for questions like...
  • Can I use the library to download books for my e-book reader?
  • What e-books do you have that I can download and read on my laptop while I'm travelling?
Looking for more information like this?

For e-book reference titles you can access from anywhere, see our Reference Ebooks page.

For more downloadable digital content (magazines, eBooks, eAudiobooks, music, movies/TV) from the library, see our eLibrary page.

For additional e-books for kids, see Tumblebooks and Scholastic BookFlix.


Download e-books and e-audiobooks

OverDrive (SCL Digital Downloads)


Looking for more information like this?

For e-book reference titles you can access from anywhere, see our Reference Ebooks page.

For more downloadable digital content (magazines, eBooks, eAudiobooks, music, movies/TV) from the library, see our eLibrary page.

For additional e-books for kids, see Tumblebooks and Scholastic BookFlix.

Subjects

Fiction and nonfiction including adult, children and teen material. E-books and e-audiobooks to download.

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Good for questions like...
  • Can I use the library to download books for my e-book reader?
  • Do you have an e-book of the new James Patterson book?

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Subjects

Today's newspapers from around the world.

This database has an app. See download apps for more information.

Good for questions like...
  • What are the headlines in Italy today?
  • Are international incidents reported differently by the American, Canadian, and European press?
Looking for more information like this?

Search newspapers by title in our Catalogue (or on our shelves) to see which we subscribe to in print and try the News & Current Events section of our Subject Guides for websites.


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Road to IELTS

Subjects

Preparation for the International English Language Testing System exam.

Looking for more information like this?

Try our Catalogue for books and other materials, including:

See the ESL and Newcomers sections of our Subject Guides for websites and other resources.
For more language learning options, try Mango Languages.


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Science Reference Centre

Subjects

Science

Good for questions like...
  • I'm doing a report on the Albertosaurus. I need to know some details about this dinosaur.
  • What did Marie Curie invent?
Looking for more information like this?

Try our Catalogue for books and other materials. Try the Science & Math section of our Subject Guides for websites.


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Children's literature and information

Good for questions like...
  • Can I watch videos online for stories like "Click, Clack Moo: Cows That Type"?
  • Where can I find stories and information about holiday celebrations?
Looking for more information like this?

Try our Catalogue for books and other materials. Use the Advanced Search to find only items in the Children's collection. For more stories online, try TumbleBooks. Ask at the Information Desk for information about read-along kits.


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Subjects

Math, Science, Language Arts for Gr. 3-12

Good for questions like...
  • Where can I review the topics I'm studying in school?
  • Where can I practice for an upcoming quiz or test?
Looking for more information like this?

Try our Catalogue for books and other materials. Try the Science & Math section of our Subject Guides for websites.


 

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Picture Books

Good for questions like...
  • I want some picture books that my child can read and listen to at the same time.
Looking for more information like this?

Try our Catalogue for books and other materials. Use the Advanced Search to find only items in the Children's collection. For more stories online, try Scholastic BookFlix. Ask at the Information Desk for information about read-along kits.


World Book Online yellow star kid content

Subjects

Reference

Good for questions like...
  • I want to read about what the knights did in the Middle Ages.
  • I need to write about the people and culture of Guatemala.
Looking for more information like this?

Try our Catalogue for books and other materials, see Homework Help for help with K-12 subjects, and see the Reference section of our Subject Guides.


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Subjects

Magazines on many subjects

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Good for questions like...
  • Can I download the newest issue of National Geographic?
  • I'm looking for a recipe I saw in Good Housekeeping.
Looking for more information like this?

Try our Catalogue to find all the magazines and newspapers we carry in print. See the News & Current Events Subject Guide for more information on finding news.

For more downloadable digital content (magazines, eBooks, eAudiobooks, music, movies/TV) from the library, see our eLibrary page.


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