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Ancestry Library Edition Return to top of page

Ancestry Library Edition

This resource can only be used at the library.

Genealogy resource especially for U.S. and Canadian records. Includes census, birth, marriage, death, immigration, military records and more. (Reference Books)

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AutoMate provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles (Automotive Repair)

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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)

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, For Children, 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. (Book Reviews, Finding Books to Read)

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)

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Lynda is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through individual, corporate, academic and government subscriptions, members have access to the video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. (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. (Encyclopedias, Images)

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 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)

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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, Images, Maps, Newspapers & Magazines, Reference Books)

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Rosetta Stone

An online language learning service. Rosetta Stone provides lessons to build reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. (Language Learning)

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