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History, Biography & Genealogy

Gale eBooks (formerly Gale Virtual Reference Library)

Provider: 
Gale Cengage
Short Description: 
A selection of ebooks featuring encyclopedias and specialized reference resources for multidisciplinary research. Subjects covered include technology, science, engineering, math, and social sciences.

Perhaps you’re doing a project on ancient Mesopotamia and its contributions to civilization or you need an overview of the workings of the United Nations or you need to demystify the world of computers and web portals. The Gale eBooks collection is akin to having the world of knowledge at your fingertips. The main content page lists 17 major subjects such as Arts, Environment , Law, Medicine, Multiculturalism, Nation and the World, Religion and Technology.

Ancestry Library Edition

Provider: 
Proquest
Short Description: 
For beginners and advanced genealogists, providing in-depth tools including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records. Please note that remote access to Ancestry.ca ended on December 31, 2021. Access is only available in Library.

“Ever wonder where you came from? Why your family left Europe for the New World? What your great grandfather did for a living?

About the Database

Ancestry library has information from over 7 000 databases used for genealogy research.