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Canadian Newsstream

Provider: 
Proquest
Short Description: 
Access to the London Free Press from 2007 - present. In addition, Canadian Newsstream provides users The Londoner, Toronto Star, Toronto Sun, Globe and Mail and 360+ other Canadian newspapers with regional and national import in full-text format from as early as the 1970s to present day.

From Proquest - Canadian Newsstream provides users with unmatched access to current Canadian news content with archives as far back as the 1970s, from over 360 news sources. Newspapers including The Globe and Mail and Toronto Star along with newswires and broadcast transcripts in full-text format.

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.  

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.  

LinkedIn Learning

Provider: 
LinkedIn
Short Description: 
Unlimited access to an online library of over 16,000 high-quality instructional videos taught by industry experts.
  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) provides video instruction on in a variety of subject areas for all levels of learners.
  • Stay up to date on technology, business, creative and life skills by accessing 16,000+ online courses and tutorials.
  • Courses are available in English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Mandarin, Portuguese.
  • If you previously had a Lynda.com account, your history will migrate to the new platform.

Explora Canada

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

Explora offers the following content and features:

PressReader

Provider: 
Proquest
Short Description: 
Online access to today's newspapers from around the world in full-color, full-page format.

Want to see today's headline stories from around the world? Like to keep up with the news back home or at the cottage?

About the Database

PressReader  provides online access to newspapers from around the world in full-colour, full-page format. You can access all the same content that's in the print version, including articles, pictures, classifieds and ads.. There are nearly 2,200 newspapers and magazines from over 100 in countries with more than 60 languages to choose from including:

Grant Connect

Provider: 
Imagine Canada
Short Description: 
Grant Connect includes only those foundations and corporations whose main activity is grantmaking and whose funds are disbursed to a variety of organizations. It provides contact information, website, application procedures, funding interests and granting region for each foundation. Use in Library Only.

Is your organization feeling the budget crunch? Are you looking for funding for a project? Grant Connect is an online database containing updated information on over 2,200 Canadian grant-making foundations. Together these foundations hold assets of almost $12 billion and award grants with a total value of over $1 billion.

About the Database

LearningExpress

Provider: 
Learning Express
Short Description: 
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. Some examples of content available include TOEFL, IELTS, LSAT, GED, MCAT, Canadian Armed Forces and RCMP. Check out Job and Career Accelerator where you can build your resume and cover letter with templates; search for jobs; explore schools and careers.

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.  Some examples of content available include TOEFL, IELTS, LSAT, GED, MCAT, Canadian Armed Forces and RCMP.  Check out Job and Career Accelerator where you can build your resume and cover letter with templates; search for jobs; explore schools and careers.  

Reference Solutions Canada Business Directory

Provider: 
Data Axle
Short Description: 
Find accurate, verified information on companies in Canada in this database of 1.5 million businesses. Search criteria include: location, employee size, sales volume, and NAICS codes. Remote access available.

Looking for customers, suppliers or potential employers? Want to start your next B2B telemarketing or direct mail campaign?

About this database

Use Reference Canada Business Directory to search by type of business, size of business, executive title, geography and more. Reference Canada makes over 20 million phone calls each year to verify the accuracy of its data in this Canadian database of 1.5 million businesses.
 

Information Specifics

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.

About the database