In our previous blog, we talked about all the recent enhancements (such as extended access, increased checkout limits) to our online resources, and the new resources coming for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own home.
Remember that all you need to get started is an Internet connection and your EPL card. We're happy to reveal these six resources that we ordered just for you to enjoy while at home:
AV2 World Languages is a language learning resource for children. It consists of eBooks, with each title featuring clean, easy-to-read layouts and vivid full-screen images. Each title includes access to 10 eBooks in 10 different languages. Available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Mandarin, Russian, German, Hindi, Tagalog and Korean.
Canada In Context features authoritative reference material that is focused on the Canadian perspective. It contains full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites. It can be used to support the grades 6-7 and grades 9-12 Social Studies Curriculum. In addition, there is content related to the science curriculum as well (Alberta Oil Sands).
US Major Dailies provides access to the five most respected U.S. national and regional newspapers: The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and the Wall Street Journal. With print and online editions, the titles offer researchers thorough and timely coverage of local, regional and global events with journalistic balance and perspective. The content is available by 8 a.m. U.S. Eastern time each day and provides archives stretching as far back as 1980.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Calgary Herald is a historical archive of the Calgary Herald newspaper. Coverage spans from 1883 to 2010, allowing you to search cover-to-cover for local views, events and people. It includes access to feature articles, newspaper editorials, advertisements, cartoons, obituaries and classified ads, all through a cross-searchable platform. Full-page and article images can be easily downloaded.
This resource provides unlimited access to almost 50,000 streaming videos. Topics include science, history, engineering, health, performing arts, religion, film and many others. Video producers include Universal Pictures, MGM, BBC Worldwide, NBC, National Film Board of Canada, Inuit Broadcasting Corporation and many more.
We’re have so many great online resources already a part of our collection! Check them out.