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The library subscribes to many online products containing valuable news and information--everything from genealogical databases to company directories. We also have databases specifically designed for children.  If required, enter your entire library card Barcode number (with no spaces) and PIN as your username and password. Some services will also ask you to select your own username and password once you have accessed them through our site.

If you would like assistance in choosing or searching the databases, please call the Information Desk (705-745-5382 ext. 2340 or 2350).

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Genealogy

Health

  • chc_button_100x50Consumer Health Complete Access hundreds of health reference books, encyclopedias; full-text, evidence-based, health reports and consumer periodicals.
  • EBSCOhost_button_100x50Santé en Français Rapports que couvrant diverses maladies et conditions.

Kids Resources

  • novk8plus_button_100x50Novelist Plus K-8 Allows children and teen readers to find fiction and nonfiction titles that are similar to their favourite authors or on their favourite subjects.
  • pgPebbleGo Award winning Pre K-3 database for reading and research. Introduces Animals, Earth and Space, and Physical, Life and Engineering Science concepts to early readers. 

Language Learning

  • Transparent Language Online Transparent Language Online Learn over 100 languages from Afrikaans to Zulu; up to intermediate level English for over 25 languages.

Literature & Reader's Advisory

  • book_index_reviews_button_100x50Book Index With Reviews Contains book reviews from Library JournalSchool Library JournalPublishers WeeklyBooklist and others.

  • novplus_button_100x50Novelist Plus Enables adult readers to find fiction and nonfiction titles that are similar to their favourite authors or on their favourite subjects.

  • novk8plus_button_100x50Novelist Plus K-8 Allows children and teen readers to find fiction and nonfiction titles that are similar to their favourite authors or on their favourite subjects.

Magazines & Newspapers

  • flipster_icon_square Flipster is a collection of selected popular magazines for children and adults that can be read online or downloaded and read offline with the Flipster app.
  • Library Press DisplayAccess Library Press DisplayFull-colour, full-page editions of over 500 newspapers and magazines from 100 countries in 40 languages. Archive coverage is up to 60 days.

  • Zinio_WebButtonZinio for Libraries is a collection of selected popular magazines that can be browsed and read online, or downloaded and viewed offline with the Zinio Reader app. There are no limits, no holds and no returns!

     

Research & Reference

  • cpovrc_button_100x50Canadian Points of View Reference Centre Provides information on key topics to Canadian researchers, with an overview, point, counterpoint and critical thinking guides. 

  • CLEO icon CLEO: Your Legal Rights Clear, accurate, and practical legal rights education and information to help you understand and exercise your legal rights (from Community Legal Education Ontario).

     

  • ConsumerReports.org_button_100x50Consumer Reports Product reviews and ratings on cars, appliances, electronics and more from Consumer Reports.

  • GreenFILE_button_100x50GreenFILE Focuses on the relationship between human beings and the environment. Comprised of more than 600 scholarly and general interest titles, government documents and reports.

  • ReferenceGroup LogoReferenceGroup A comprehensive directory of Canadian companies and residences.  It is searchable by type of business, location name, company size, credit rating and more.