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Ancestry Library Edition Return to top of page

Ancestry Library Edition

This resource can only be used at the library.

Ancestry (Reference Books)

Auto Repair Reference Center Return to top of page

Auto Repair Reference Center

Professional automotive repair information, including repair procedures and methods, wiring diagrams, Technical Service Bulletins and more. (Automotive Repair)

Britannica Library Return to top of page

Britannica Library

Hundreds of thousands of encyclopedia articles, vidoes, images, magazines aimed at those 14 and older (Encyclopedias)

Canadian Points of View Reference Centre Return to top of page

Canadian Points of View Reference Centre

This full-text database is designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides information on 100 key topics of interest to Canadian researchers, with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. Topics include the environment, human rights, race, substance abuse and many more.

The database contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including 400 main essays, leading political magazines, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents, and reference books. It also offers guides to debate, developing arguments and writing position papers. It provides the basis from which students can better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

Canadian content (Newspapers & Magazines, Reference Books)

Canadian Reference Centre Return to top of page

Canadian Reference Centre

Canadian Reference Centre combines Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books to create the largest collection of regional full text content available to Canadian libraries. This database includes leading Canadian periodicals and international (U.S. and U.K) periodicals in full text; full text reference books; full text biographies and an Image Collection. This database is updated on a daily basis. Canadian content (Book Reviews, Images, Newspapers & Magazines, Reference Books)

Consumer Health Complete Return to top of page

Consumer Health Complete

This database is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Consumer Health Complete features searchable full text for nearly 150 journals. This database is updated on a daily basis. (Health Information)

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eSequels

eSequels is a database of novels in series, listed in the correct reading order. It is current, and can be searched by series title, book title, character, location, and subject. It includes annotations for each book without "giving away" the endings. eSequels does not include children's books, non-fiction titles, or short-story collections. (Finding Books to Read, Literary Criticism)

Explora Canada Return to top of page

Explora Canada

This general interface provides access to Canadian Reference Centre, Consumer Health Complete, Literary Reference Centre Plus, Masterfile Complete and Primary Search. (Encyclopedias, Images, Newspapers & Magazines)

Explora Primary Canada Return to top of page

Explora Primary Canada

This children's interface for Funk and Wagnall's and Primary Search provides full text for popular magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990. (Encyclopedias, For Children, Images, Newspapers & Magazines)

Funk & Wagnalls Encyclopedia Return to top of page

Funk & Wagnalls Encyclopedia

This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas. (Encyclopedias)

Literary Reference Center Plus Return to top of page

Literary Reference Center Plus

This robust full-text database provides the most relevant information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes—to give students, teachers and librarians a complete foundation of literary reference works to meet any and all of their research or instructional needs. (Book Reviews, Literary Criticism, Reference Books)

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MasterFILE Complete

Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,950 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Complete also includes nearly 500 full text reference books, 84,011 biographies, 83,472 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 192,999 photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost. (Book Reviews, Images, Maps, Newspapers & Magazines, Reference Books)

Niagara Falls Review Archive Return to top of page

Niagara Falls Review Archive

The Niagara Falls Review archives the newspaper from 1999 to the present. It includes news articles, captions for photographs, birth, death and marriage announcements. Ads and classifieds are not included. (Newspapers & Magazines)

Novelist Return to top of page

Novelist

NoveList is a fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 135,000 fiction titles. It also includes other content of interest to fiction readers, such as Author Read-alikes, What We're Reading, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Annotated Book Lists. For school media specialists and teachers there are Picture Book Extenders and articles on Teaching with Fiction. (Book Reviews, Finding Books to Read)

Novelist French Interface Return to top of page

Novelist French Interface

NoveList is a fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 135,000 fiction titles. It also includes other content of interest to fiction readers, such as Author Read-alikes, What We're Reading, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Annotated Book Lists. For school media specialists and teachers there are Picture Book Extenders and articles on Teaching with Fiction. (Book Reviews, Finding Books to Read)

Novelist K-8 Return to top of page

Novelist K-8

NoveList K-8 allows you to discover the fiction titles that are popular with young readers as well as titles that teachers may use in the classroom. The NoveList Learning Center provides a complete introduction to the product and shows how to use NoveList to meet the reading needs of students and teachers. You can access the Learning Center by clicking on its link in the left hand column of your screen. (Book Reviews, Finding Books to Read, For Children)

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Santé en français

fournit des rapports faciles à lire avec des renseignements scientifiquement fondés dans le domaine de la santé. Ces rapports couvrant diverses maladies, conditions et traitements sont vérifiés par des médecins et reflètent les données les plus récentes. (Health Information)

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Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library 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). (Encyclopedias, French/Multilingual, Reference Books)

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