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Salem Press eBooks

Provider: 
Salem Press
Short Description: 
Reference ebooks from Salem Press in the areas of Business, Sciences, Technology and Sociology.

Provides online access to the Library's collection of reference books from Salem Press.  Easily search for a subject or browse the whole book from the convenience of a computer or mobile device.  

World Book Student

Provider: 
World Book
Short Description: 
Features all the articles from the print version of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, and research.

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Biography (Gale in Context)

Provider: 
Gale Cengage
Short Description: 
Gale in Context's Biography is for those seeking information on the world's most influential people. Users can search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, as well as by keyword and full text.

Biography is built on a foundation of more than 650,000 biographical entries covering international figures from all time periods and areas of study.  It pulls information from Gale reference material, journals and multimedia.

Kanopy

Provider: 
Kanopy
Short Description: 
Stream thoughtful and entertaining classic films, world cinema, documentaries and popular movies.

Offering what the New York Times calls “a garden of cinematic delights,” Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema with collections from Kino Lorber, Music Box Films, Samuel Goldwyn, The Orchard, The Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers.

Flipster

Provider: 
EBSCO
Short Description: 
Read digital magazines on your computer or mobile device including many popular Canadian titles.

Flipster provides access to digital copies of your favourite magazines including popular Rogers publications.  You can use the app on your mobile device which will allow you to download magazines for viewing offline.  

Explora Canada

Provider: 
Ebsco
Short Description: 
Explora searches EBSCO's most reliable content from leading magazines and reference books.

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LearningExpress

Provider: 
Learning Express
Short Description: 
Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, to help you with citizenship,aptitude and employment tests including TOEFL, IELTS, LSAT, GED, MCAT, Can. Armed Forces, RCMP.

LearningExpress offers practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life.

Ebsco Host - includes Canadian Reference Centre, Masterfile Premiere, Primary Search and more.

Provider: 
Ebsco
Short Description: 
Searches The Canadian Reference Centre and MasterFILE Premiere with leading Canadian, U.S.and U.K. periodicals in full text(Business Week, Chatelaine, Macleans,Consumer Reports); includes photos, maps & flags Remote access available.

If you’re looking for product evaluations and ratings Consumer Reports issues are available. Keep up with your favourite entertainment and sports celebrities with news and interviews. Articles on historical topics and contemporary world issues are enhanced with biographies, early photographs and drawings, government documents and maps and graphs.

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Career Cruising

Provider: 
XELLO
Short Description: 
Interactive Canadian career resource with assessment tools, statistics, detailed occupation profiles, and job descriptions and outlooks.