Want to know which database includes Consumer Reports magazine? Or your favourite foreign newspapers? There are more than 30,000 titles in our databases. Our A to Z index makes it easy to find them.
Full text from more than 2,050 scholarly journals covering virtually every area of academic study dating as far back as 1985.
More than 12 million tracks of streaming music. Includes Classical, Contemporary World, Jazz, Independent Popular, Smithsonian Global Sound and American Song. Also includes the Classical Scores Library with 24,000 scores and manuscripts. New scores and tracks added regularly.
A full-text database focused on complementary, alternative and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Includes up to seven years of back issues. Read all of the magazine, journal and newsletter articles online.
Learn about animals from all over the word. Based on the print series of the same title.
Provides access to hundreds of millions of fully searchable individual records contained in thousands of databases. The collection of databases includes Canadian, English, & U.S. Census Records, Ireland Vital Records, German Immigration Records, select passenger lists and numerous databases dedicated to specific ethnic origins and regions.
Vehicle repair manuals. Includes engine-specific diagnostic and repair procedures, electrical diagrams, maintenance schedules and tables, TSBs and more. Car repair enthusiasts will love this.
Provides listings of articles found in a wide range of the reference books in our collections (e.g. Who's Who in Canada; or the Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock and Roll; or the Oxford Dictionary of Art). Does not provide the text of the articles, but is a great finding tool for tough biographical questions.
A comprehensive reference covering the life histories of the 716 species of birds nesting in the USA and Canada. Updated frequently, includes picture and video galleries showing behaviors, habitat, nests, eggs and nestlings, and more. Contains recordings of each bird's songs and calls.
BookFlix is a new online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to build a love of reading and learning. The engaging way to link fact and fiction, BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.
Brainfuse offers students learning support from kindergarten up to grade 12. There is also support for university courses, adult learners, and resume writing support for all ages. Students can chat live with online tutors and create study aids customized to their learning needs.
British Literary Manuscripts Online is comprised of two collections (c.1660-1900 and Medieval and Renaissance) and presents facsimile images of a range of literary manuscripts — including letters, poems, stories, plays, essays, journals, literary manuscripts, chronicles, religious writings, and other materials — from roughly 1120 to 1900. It encompasses extensive materials related to major British literary figures from the Bronte sisters to Sir Walter Scott to Oscar Wilde.
Business specific plans. Click on the Business link once you get to the first search page or search across all titles. A great resource for a new business or expanding businesses.
Full text for 1,133 scholarly business journals dating back to 1985.
Includes all the listings from the: * Canadian Almanac and Directory * Associations Canada * Libraries Canada * Canadian Environmental Resource Guide * Governments Canada * Financial Services Canada * Health Canada * Careers & Employment Canada * Canadian Parliamentary Guide * Major Canadian Cities * History of Canada
Detailed information about Canadian businesses from Dun & Bradstreet's Million Dollar Database via Mergent. The D&B® Million Dollar Directory (MDDI) provides a valuable source of information on both privately and public companies and their executives. Mergent’s MDDI now combines complete coverage on all businesses in the U.S. and Canada with business profiles on firms in over 200 countries worldwide. Limit of 100 exports per session
Combines Canadian Newsstream and Canadian Business & Current Affairs and Globe & Mail historical. Full text of 170 large and small Canadian newspapers including (most recent issues not included):
- Edmonton Journal & Calgary Herald (from 1989 to date)
- National Post (from 1998 to date)
- Globe & Mail (from 1844 to date)
Combines Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires, biographies, images and reference books to create the largest collection of regional full text content available to Canadian libraries. Also includes leading U.S. and U.K. magazines in full text.
Cantook Station offers more than 500 French eBooks, with titles available across all categories and for all age groups. View the resource in French by selecting “FR” from the language menu in the top right-hand corner of the screen. To browse French eBooks, either visit the “Catalogue” tab or conduct a search and filter your results for French. Find out what you need to get started reading in this getting started help Guide View available apps
Looking for help in choosing a career, planning for a future career. Try cruising for a career your complete career guidance solution.
Chatham House Online Archive provides close to ninety years of analysis and commentary on international policy such as briefing papers, special reports, pamphlets, conference papers, monographs, and full text of two of Chatham House’s flagship periodicals: International Affairs and The World Today. The archive offers access to thousands of hours of audio recordings of Chatham House lectures and their fully searchable transcripts, offering insight into the experiences and opinions of key figures in international affairs, including Mahatma Gandhi, Winston Churchill, Willy Brandt, King Hussein of Jordan, François Mitterrand, Henry Kissinger, Prof. A.J. Toynbee, Chaim Weizmann, Dr. Andreas Papandreou, Caspar Weinberger, Chief Gatsha Buthelezi, HE Yousuf Al-Alawi Abdullah, Dr. Zhores Medvedev, and Hans Blix.
Read the full text of hundreds of Chinese language magazines. Now includes full image PDF versions and audio versions.
Contains almost 400,000 pages of the most important classical scores and manuscripts, allowing for the study and analysis of more than 24,000 scores. (Part of the Music Online collection.)
ConsumerLab.com provides comprehensive information about vitamin, herbal and other supplements, and nutritional products. Includes ConsumerLab.com's independent product evaluations, lists of quality-approved brands, product recalls, and safety warnings.
All the great information published in Consumer Reports magazine pulled together into one easy to use web site. The one place you should always visit before making your next purchase. ** The link to the "Canada Extra" ratings and statistics can be found on the bottom right hand side once you have accessed the Consumer Reports database.
Watch over 300 of Criterion’s most influential films. Watch award-winning documentaries, cult classics, silent films, and classic cinema from all over the world. All titles are available immediately, all the time, no holds, no waiting!
Access the standards of the CSA (Canadian Standards Association). You can read the full text of the standard in all its detail. PDF versions of the standards in this database must be accessed using Internet Explorer. To view the PDFs of standards you must install the File Open plugin which can be found here: http://plugin.fileopen.com/all.aspx Subscribers may print copies of Products for personal use only.
Curio.ca gives teachers and students streaming access to the best in educational video and audio from CBC and Radio-Canada. You'll find documentaries from television and radio, news reports and more.
Cypress Resume is an easy-to-use resume writing tool that allows customers to choose from more than 100,000 professions and 18,000 ready made statements and job titles by industry, to create a professional-looking resume in minutes. Custom cover letters and reference sheets can also be created.
Dance in Video will contain five hundred hours of dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance. Currently contains 710 works and 460 hours of video.
Early Arabic Printed Books from the British Library: Literature, Grammar, Language, Catalogues and Periodicals is a full-text searchable archive of early Arabic printed books of folktales, pre-Islamic literature, Islamic poetry and prose, proverbs and sayings, language and lexicography, dictionaries, grammar, syntax, rhetoric, manuscript publication records, and periodicals.
Brought to you by World Book, a wealth of resources to help preschoolers and children in the early grades grasp critical early childhood themes.
Access thousands of helpful eBooks on lots of popular do-it-yourself and other non-fiction topics (travel, biographies, relationships, golf, gardening and so much more). Includes many titles from "for Dummies" series. Most titles are in PDF format only. The number of ePub formatted titles is expected to grow over the next months. Currently includes more than 5,200 titles with new titles being added regularly.
Search our index to locate the date on which an obituary was published in the Edmonton Journal Index coverage is from January 1950 to December 1982.
At Edmonton Public Library, we share stories and we hope to inspire all Edmontonians to share their stories with us. Here you will find stories from Edmontonians of the people, places and events that have shaped our country for the past 150 years and look ahead to the next 150 years. You will also find resources on how to share your story through EPL’s Digital Storytelling project.
Edmonton Public Library’s eReader gives you access to thousands of eBook titles without having to download any extra apps or create additional passwords. And when you place holds or check titles out, you can manage them right from your library account.
Whether you're looking for consumer, health, news or employment information, Explora serves as a simple, yet powerful access point for all of our EBSCO databases.
Discover all of our EBSCO databases for kids in one spot! Explora provides a single search box with easy-to-browse categories, making it easier to discover rich, reliable content that supports student research and classroom instruction.
Discover all of our EBSCO databases for teens through Explora. This simple, yet powerful interface supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.
More than 70 top titles including People, Time, Sports Illustrated, Oxygen, The Atlantic, Sunset, Entertainment Weekly, Macleans, Chatelaine, Sportsnet and more Look for new titles to be added in the coming months. Flipster User Guide
Includes titles from most genres and lots of reality reads. 50,000 titles are always available for you - No waiting, no holds required! Frequently Asked Questions (Download or Read in App)
Stream three hours per day. Download five mp3s per week, from a selection of over 9 million tracks from Sony Music Canada, IODA and The Orchard. 12,000 music videos available for download (each video uses two of your three downloads). From today's hits to yesterday's golden oldies. No DRM, no download software required. Downloaded files don't expire - you keep them!
- Interactive, instructor-led online courses covering a wide range of topics. Free for cardholders. New six week courses start on the second Wednesday of every month.
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Gale Primary Sources allows you to discover firsthand content and primary resources from 29 key historical resources. It includes access to many research collections like the Archives of Human Sexuality & Genre, 19th Century U.K Perioducals, Daily Mail Historical Archive, Punch Historical Archive, the Smithsonian Collections Online, and the Times digital archive.
A collection of almost 500 titles ranging from general non-fiction (travel guides, career help, DIY, etc.) to academic reference material to homework help for children and teens of all ages. The titles come from a number of respected publishers and explore a wide variety of subjects: Arts, Biography, Business, Education, Environment, General Reference, History, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation and World, Religion, Science, Social Science, Technology, and Travel.
Gale World Scholar: Latin America and the Caribbean is an archive of digitally reproduced primary documents, reference material, and scholarship. It provides access to monographs, manuscripts, newspapers, maps, statistical information, government reports, video, and audio files.
Search and then read from the scanned pages of every issue of the Globe & Mail from May 1844 to December 2012.
A good resources for students and learners of all ages. Includes Brain Jams, timelines, research starters and lots of images.
Provides consumer health information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Features searchable full text for nearly 300 journals.
Genealogical resource for United States and North American research. Includes complete U.S. census from 1790 to 1930. Included documents are digitized for online viewing.
Movies, television, music and audiobooks! Borrow and stream up to 5 items per month
- Movies &TV: 3 day loan
- Music: 7 day loan
- Audiobooks: 21 day loan
- Graphic Novels & eBooks: 21 day loan
Indigenous Peoples: North America integrates a collection of newspapers, manuscripts, drawings and sketches, photographs, maps, periodicals, monographs, reports, legal materials, organizational records, and population census records. It is sourced from both American and Canadian Institutions, as well as direct-from-source from newspapers from various tribes and related organizations. The collection also features Indigenous language materials, including dictionaries, Bibles, and primers.
Kanopy Movies & TV New!
Kanopy is a video streaming platform for libraries with a large and unique collection of documentaries, feature films, shorts, and television series featuring over 30,000 films from hundreds of producers including the Criterion Collection, the Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers. Borrow and stream up to 5 items per month. Each video is checked out for 3 days.
L'Encyclopédie Découverte est la version française de World Book Encyclopedia. L'Encyclopédie offre des activités pratiques qui inciteront les élèves à s'intéresser à la recherche. Un guide d'enseignement, accompagné des sujets de discussion et d'une matrice d'évaluation, sont disponibles pour chaque activité.
A resource on countries, cultures, and current events for the classroom and for the library. This Encyclopedia and Atlas provides accessible, easy-to-understand articles for a young audience.
LawSource provides canadian legal information that includes: Case Law, Canadian Encyclopedic Digest, Legislation, the latest Supreme Court cases, other courts, tribunals and more.
Practice tests and tutorial courses to help you succeed with academic or licensing exams. Immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and individualized analysis of results. Many tests are from American sources. Now includes Computer Skills training for a variety of MicroSoft applications (e.g. Word, Excel, Access, Outlook etc.). Includes two Canadian Citizenship Practice Exams (as well as American)
Online learning library that helps anyone learn business, software, technology, and creative skills from over 3,100 engaging video courses taught by recognized industry experts. To get started simply login with your library card and PIN. (Browser access only. App access NOT available.)
Online language learning service that includes 48 languages for English speakers and English language courses for speakers of 15 other languages. Create a simple profile to track your progress and let the learning begin.
Full text for nearly 2,050 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, also includes more than 350 full text reference books, 82,968 biographies, 90,915 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flags.
Find detailed information about the safety of a wide variety of materials.
Muzzy is the world's #1 language course enjoyed by families and language beginners of all ages. Muzzy is aimed at children from preschool to elementary school age and is great for individual learning, homeschooling or even as a family activity. Languages include English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese and Russian.
Enjoy the highest-quality photojournalism and cartography with unparalleled, in-depth coverage of cultures, nature, science, technology and the environment. Includes every page and every photograph, all fully searchable. National Geographic Magazine Archive is a powerful tool for finding and reading through the more than 120 years of articles. Includes every issue from 1888 onward. The latest issue appears online 15 days after its publication date. Now includes National Geographic Kids and People, Animals and the World!
Play games, watch videos, learn about animals, and places, and get fun facts on National Geographic Kids
Reliable information on herbal remedies, dietary supplements, vitamins, minerals, and other natural products. Researchers and editors are trained drug information analysts and evaluate the scientific evidence.
Your ultimate source for Jazz music. All the Jazz titles formerly found in the Naxos Music Library are now included in NML Jazz. Naxos Music Library Jazz is one of the most comprehensive collection of Jazz music available online. It offers over 260,000 tracks of jazz from more than 9,000 albums featuring over 32,000 credited performers. Naxos Music Library Jazz comprises the catalogues of Blue Notes Records, 22 labels of Fantasy Jazz and over 200 other labels including EMI & Warner.
Listen to more than 125,000 albums and 1.9 million tracks. Classical, folk, blues, chinese, pop, heavy metal and new age music. Includes learning resources for classical music and opera, plus a junior section. Music is streamed so no downloads required.
A wide range of World music available as a streaming music collection. Naxos Music Library World offers recordings from over 32,000 artists, over 150 countries, and 1500 cultural groups. The complete Smithsonian Folkways catalogue is included. NOTE: Very limited licenses. Please logout as soon as you are finished.
Access bestsellers and the world's greatest literature as streaming audiobooks. The available novels, plays, and poetry include English, German, and French content.
Over 2700 videos of classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts and documentaries available as streaming video. Subtitles are available in 5 languages.
Naxos Works is an online reference guide to classical, orchestral and chamber music. It provides a wealth of detail on instrumentation, duration, publisher and work introductions with content from 70,000 works and 4,000 composers listed.
A cool site with serious information for young students. Encyclopedia articles, timelines, maps, projects and experiments written for elementary grade levels.
Provides accessible, easy-to-understand science, medicine, and technology articles for a younger audience. Includes all the articles from the print version of the encyclopedia, plus many added, interactive features.
Newspaper Source Plus provides full-text access to major newspapers like the Toronto Star and the Washington Post. Its News View feature provides access to radio and television transcripts from popular news sources such as CBC, CNN, NPR, and PBS.
NFB Campus streams almost 1,000 more films than the free NFB site. Lots of great additional, educational and Canadian made or Canadian focused content., The extra Campus content is only available for streaming in-library (thanks to our Campus subscription). All the rest of NFB.ca is available anywhere in Canada.
NoveList Plus is an online readers' resource with over 200,000 fiction and readable nonfiction titles. NoveList Plus reflects the latest books, news and trends and includes coverage of over 9,000 fiction and nonfiction series. Find new authors and titles. Use a favorite author or title to locate other authors and titles of interest or enter words that describe the contents of a books you would like to read. Browse over 1,200 theme-oriented book lists, 160 award lists and 1,800 fiction related web-sites. NoveList Plus contains materials for all ages including picture books, children's chapter books, young adult titles and books for adult readers.
A massive database of magazine, newspaper and news articles from 1980 onward (more than 1 million in full text). 18 million items, from 8,000 sources, 89 wire services and full indexing of the major U.S. newspapers. One database that indexes all the magazines found in all the other InfoTrac databases.
OnePlay for Libraries allows you to instantly download and play over 2,000 Android and PC games for free. All games are available immediately and games can be downloaded and played offline on PC’s, Android tablets and smartphones. Get the Windows Application or the Android Application (An application is required to play games.)
Following the charter, the data we release will be:
- high-quality, timely, comprehensive and accurate;
- provided in plain clear language with thorough metadata, and
- available in formats readable by both machines and people.
Opera in Video contains five hundred hours of the most important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. Selections represent the world’s best performers, conductors, and opera houses and are based on a work’s importance to the operatic canon. Currently includes 289 works.
With OverDrive, you can borrow and enjoy free eBooks, audiobooks, and more. All you need to get started is an internet connection, and your library card. This collection includes popular fiction, non-fiction, and technical titles.
- Need some help getting started?
- Check out the Overdrive getting started guide.
Check out all the great titles for kids that are part of our Overdrive collection.
The ultimate authority on the English language.
Read more than 2,000 newspapers and 1,000 magazines from around the world. Enjoy titles from 100 countries in 60 languages, with 50 Canadian newspapers including the Edmonton Journal, and the Edmonton Sun. Log in with your library barcode and PIN and start reading. The green coffee cup in the top left corner indicates you are logged in as a library customer. Use the “Sign In” option if you want to create a personalized account and save your reading preferences.
*Desktop users who use OneClick media manager software need to download the new media manager from RB Digital Support.* Offers nearly 4000 audiobooks – many popular titles in this collection are sure to please people who love to listen or take road trips! Includes most fiction genres,some non-fiction titles also includes many Pimsleur Language learning titles.
Formerly known as Zinio, this online resource offers access to 250 magazines in all their glory—featuring full colour and full text. Top titles available include Newsweek, The New Yorker, Elle, Esquire, Vanity Fair, Hello! and The Hockey News. Publications are sorted by most popular. To see a complete A-Z list of available titles, simply click in the search bar on the Zinio homepage. Note that new issues of US Weekly and Rolling Stone can now be found in Flipster.
Read Alberta eBooks gives you instant access to more than 1,000 eBook titles from Alberta publishers. The collection features a variety of genres including literary fiction, graphic novels, poetry, self-help and young adult. Titles can be read on all devices including desktop, tablets and eReaders. Internationally published titles in French are also available in this resource.
Comprehensive full text coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
The Academic format is, broadly speaking, for those who want to study or train in an English-speaking university or Institutions of Higher and Further Education. Admission to undergraduate and postgraduate courses is based on the results of the Academic test. IELTS Academic may also be a requirement to join a professional organization in an English-speaking country. EPL also offers the General Edition
Develop the skills to pass IELTS. This is the GENERAL Edition. The General Training format focuses on general survival skills in broad social and workplace contexts. It is typically for those who are going to English-speaking countries to do secondary education, work experience or training programs. People migrating to Australia, Canada and New Zealand must sit the General Training test. EPL also offers the Academic Edition
An online language learning service that includes 30 languages and offers over 50 hours of foundational immersion instruction at every language level. Rosetta Stone provides core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills and focuses on activities to refine grammar, vocabulary and punctuation.
- Mobile users need to follow the Mobile Application Log-In Instructions for their first session. You will be asked to enter in your Patron ID which is the series of numbers on your library card.
This is the online version of the famous blue drug book the CPS (Compendium of Pharmaceuticals and Specialties) - one of the standard drug reference tools in Canada. NOTE: very limited license - please logout as soon as you are finished. Thanks.
Safari includes two collections: Beginning Programming Collection - covers Java, C#, ASP.NET, MySQL, Ruby, Web development, gaming and more Consumer Technology Collection - explores Microsoft office products, digital photography, social media, PC maintenance, the latest mobile gadgets and more. Easy to use, just click and start reading. No downloads required, no special viewers.
A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text, science-oriented content. Designed to meet every student researcher's needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources. Topics include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. Browse topics by category and have quick access to science experiments and helpful research guides.
Enjoy more than one hundred and fifty ebooks with your kids. Books you can read, some books you can listen to and some books you can interact with. Featuring all your favourite Sesame Street characters. Read, listen, watch, play and learn! Thanks to our subscription to Sesame Street eBooks you can now read these books using your iPad.
Slavery and Anti-Slavery is a digital archive in four series devoted to the study and understanding of the history of slavery in America. The collection assembles a wide variety of materials - over 5 million cross-searchable pages sourced from books, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, legal documents, court records, monographs, manuscripts and maps.
Solaro provides the same great Alberta specific curriculum information you find in their Keys and SNAP publications. You can take a quick quiz or create a Solaro account and work through course lessons, reviews and quizzes. If you create an account your lesson progress and results will be tracked to help you. Covers grade 3 through grade 12 Alberta curriculum.
State Papers Online: Eighteenth Century, 1714-1782 represents the final section of the State Papers series from the National Archives in the UK - before the series was closed and replaced by the Home Office and Foreign Office series in 1782. Covering the reigns of the Hanover rulers George I (1714-1727), George II (1727-1760) and part of the reign of George III (up to 1782), the manuscripts that reveal the behind the scenes, day-to-day running of government during the eighteenth century.
Theatre in Video contains more than 275 definitive performances of the world's leading plays, together with more than 100 film documentaries, online in streaming video. Includes the complete works of Shakespeare, and representing hundreds of leading playwrights, actors and directors. Included are landmark performances such as The Iceman Cometh, Awake and Sing, Dom Juan, Bérénice, Long Day's Journey Into Night, Playboy of the Western World, Krapp's Last Tape. Notable actors include Claire Bloom, Laurence Olivier, Colleen Dewhurst, Richard Dreyfuss, Walter Matthau, Meryl Streep, Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren and more.
This site has audio books, games, non-English books and more. These help to develop early literacy skills, and have everything from storybooks to non-fiction titles about important social issues.
Reliable and accurate information for investors; includes stock rankings, expert security analysis and statistics Very strong on the American markets. The EPL subscription does not include all parts of their online resources.
Includes more than 25,000 World Book Encyclopedia articles, edited to suit students from grades 4 through 12 and adults. Also includes more than 1,800 tables, 100 animations and videos, 10,000 pictures, 500 maps. Has Teacher's resources, current news, special reports and historical articles
Whether you are a serious genealogist or a beginner, World Vital Records makes it easy to fill in missing information in your family tree. World Vital Records is growing quickly and offers access to a wide variety of genealogical records from around the world, including everything from birth and marriage records, to historic newspapers, immigration lists, census records, vital records, parish and land records. Rare collections, such as passenger lists from immigrant vessels, yearbooks from US high schools and universities, manuscripts and major new census documents are also available. Users can search by country, region or US state and to cross reference the results against a number of international records.