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OverDrive

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OverDrive Borrow eBooks or audiobooks for all ages and available anytime.   Loan period of 7, 14...
OverDrive
Borrow eBooks or audiobooks for all ages and available anytime.   Loan period of 7, 14 or 21 days with the option to return early. *some titles may not have the option to change loan period.  Borrow or have on hold up to 10 titles at a time.
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RBdigital

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RBdigital  Borrow from either the large collection of audiobooks and from the selection of magaz...
RBdigital 
Borrow from either the large collection of audiobooks and from the selection of magazines.  RBdigital recommends creating an account on your first visit to your library’s RBdigital website. Select the “Register” link in the upper-right-hand corner of the screen.
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Cloud Library

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Cloud Library Browse the digital shelves, look at the featured selections and/or filter by form...
Cloud Library
Browse the digital shelves, look at the featured selections and/or filter by format.
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PressReader

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PressReader The world’s largest online newspaper and magazine kiosk, offering instant access to...
PressReader
The world’s largest online newspaper and magazine kiosk, offering instant access to over 2000 publications from 95 countries in 52 languages.  Get full issues of newspapers and magazines just as they appear in print.
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Hoopla

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Hoopla  A streaming service that offers thousands of audiobooks, albums, movies, and TV shows th...
Hoopla 
A streaming service that offers thousands of audiobooks, albums, movies, and TV shows that can be enjoyed on your PC, tablet, or phone. Create a free account and start today! Note: There is currently a limit of 2 checkouts per account per month.
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Tumblebooks

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TumbleBooks  A premium collection is perfect for public libraries and elementary schools, with c...
TumbleBooks 
A premium collection is perfect for public libraries and elementary schools, with content most appropriate for those in grades K-6.
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Read Alberta eBooks

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Read Alberta eBooks Browse the catalogue for ebooks or audiobooks. Check out the featured Prair...
Read Alberta eBooks
Browse the catalogue for ebooks or audiobooks. Check out the featured Prairie Indigenous Ebooks Collection.
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Prairie Indigenous Collection

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Prairie Indigenous Collection The first of its kind in Canada, the Prairie Indigenous collection...
Prairie Indigenous Collection
The first of its kind in Canada, the Prairie Indigenous collection increases access to stories by Indigenous authors, and writings about Indigenous culture from publishers in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta.
Canadian Newsstream

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Canadian Newsstream Canadian Newsstream provides users with unmatched full-text format access to...
Canadian Newsstream
Canadian Newsstream provides users with unmatched full-text format access to current Canadian news content and archives as far back as the 1970s, from over 360 sources including newspapers, newswires, websites, and broadcasts. Including Alberta dailies and weeklies.


Newspaper Source Plus

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EBSCO Newspaper Source Plus Newspaper Source Plus provides a full-text digital collection major ...
EBSCO Newspaper Source Plus
Newspaper Source Plus provides a full-text digital collection major news content from around the world. It includes full-text articles from more than 1,200 newspapers, newswires and news magazines. In addition, it offers television and radio news transcripts.

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NoveList

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NoveList Find out what to read next.  Reading recommended lists by ages and browsed by genres, r...
NoveList
Find out what to read next.  Reading recommended lists by ages and browsed by genres, read-alikes or by mood.  Enter your preferences to the appeal mixer to make your own combo.
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NoveList Plus

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NoveList Plus Find out what to read next! Search for new titles, authors or plots, or enter your...
NoveList Plus
Find out what to read next! Search for new titles, authors or plots, or enter your preferences to find read-alikes. Materials for all ages and reading levels.

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NoveList K-8

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NoveList K-8 f you are looking for ways to introduce both teachers and students to new books, an...
NoveList K-8
f you are looking for ways to introduce both teachers and students to new books, and if you want to encourage independent reading and help students think more about why a particular story appeals to them -- you should look at NoveList K-8! NoveList K-8 contains enhanced subject access for over 60,000 fiction titles aimed at the K-8 population. Full-text reviews from sources like School Library Journal and Booklist are available for many titles.
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NNELS

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The National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS) is a repository of content owned and s...
The National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS) is a repository of content owned and sustained by Canadian public libraries, working with international partners, libraries, readers, and publishers (particularly Canadian ones) to make copies of books in accessible formats available to readers in Canada who have print disabilities.

CELA

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The Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) makes it possible and easy for all public librarie...
The Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) makes it possible and easy for all public libraries in Canada to provide reading materials in accessible formats to patrons with print disabilities. CELA also provides training and support to help libraries deliver their accessible services effectively.

Ancestry

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Ancestry Note: this resource is only available in the library Want to learn more about your gen...
Ancestry
Note: this resource is only available in the library
Want to learn more about your genealogy, check out the world's largest collection of online records including census, vital, church, court, military, and immigration records, as well as extensive record collections from Canada and other areas.
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Cypress Resume

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Cypress Resume The online resume builder can help you create professional quality resume in a fe...
Cypress Resume
The online resume builder can help you create professional quality resume in a few easy steps. To access your resume at a later date or to remove a resume, Cypress Resume recommends creating a user profile.
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Consumer Reports

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Consumer Reports Unbiased product reviews for appliances, electronics, babies & kids product...
Consumer Reports
Unbiased product reviews for appliances, electronics, babies & kids products, cars and much more. 
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Solaro

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Solaro An online study help and exam prep for Alberta curriculum grades 3 - 12. Follow the Solar...
Solaro
An online study help and exam prep for Alberta curriculum grades 3 - 12. Follow the Solaro set up instructions.
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Explora

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Explora Canada Easy-to-browse categories to help students with their research. Tutorial ...
Explora Canada
Easy-to-browse categories to help students with their research.
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Explora Educator's Edition
Highlights content relevant to teachers, including lesson plans, curriculum standards and other development resources.
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Duolingo

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Duolingo Language learning anywhere at anytime.  Tutorial Help Apps: iOS Googl...
Duolingo
Language learning anywhere at anytime. 
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Pronunciator

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Pronunciator A fun and free way to learn any of 80 languages with self-directed lessons, live t...
Pronunciator
A fun and free way to learn any of 80 languages with self-directed lessons, live teachers, movies, music.
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CBC Learning English

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Improve your English Learning English Lessons Welcome to Learning English, a joint project be...
Improve your English
Learning English Lessons

Welcome to Learning English, a joint project between CBC Edmonton and the Government of Alberta. Offers the opportunity to practice grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation.
Gale Primary Sources

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Gale Provides a wide range of databases and resources to suit a variety of research interests. F...
Gale
Provides a wide range of databases and resources to suit a variety of research interests. Follow the link to explore 19th Century U.K. Periodicals, American Fiction 1774-1920, Financial Times Historical Archives, and so much more.

Alberta's Online Reference

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Alberta's Online Reference Center Are you an elementary or secondary student or parent? Get you...
Alberta's Online Reference Center
Are you an elementary or secondary student or parent? Get your User ID and Pin Number from your principal and enjoy curriculum appropriate databases, games, videos and more.



 
Hobbies & Crafts

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Hobbies& Craft Reference Center Provides comprehensive full text content for many of the most...
Hobbies& Craft Reference Center Provides comprehensive full text content for many of the most popular hobbies, crafts and recreation activities today. Choose from magazines, books, instructional 'how-to' and videos.
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Home Improvement

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Home Improvement Reference Center Home improvement assistance, including: maintenance, remodelin...
Home Improvement Reference Center
Home improvement assistance, including: maintenance, remodeling, electrical work, plumbing, wood projects, outdoor improvements, decorating home & garden, etc.
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Small Engine Repair

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Small Engine Repair Assistance, including: ATVs, commercial mowers, farm tractors, generators, ...
Small Engine Repair
Assistance, including: ATVs, commercial mowers, farm tractors, generators, motorcycles, marine (boats), outdoor power equipment, PWC (personal watercraft/jet ski), snowblowers, snowmobiles, tillers and other small engines.
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AutoMate

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AutoMate Provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information...
AutoMate
Provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls.
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Cloud Library

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Cloud Library Browse the digital shelves, look at the featured selections and/or filter by form...
Cloud Library
Browse the digital shelves, look at the featured selections and/or filter by format.
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OverDrive

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OverDrive Borrow eBooks or audiobooks for all ages and available anytime.   Loan period of 7, 14...
OverDrive
Borrow eBooks or audiobooks for all ages and available anytime.   Loan period of 7, 14 or 21 days with the option to return early. *some titles may not have the option to change loan period.  Borrow or have on hold up to 10 titles at a time.
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Hoopla

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Hoopla  A streaming service that offers thousands of audiobooks, albums, movies, and TV shows th...
Hoopla 
A streaming service that offers thousands of audiobooks, albums, movies, and TV shows that can be enjoyed on your PC, tablet, or phone. Create a free account and start today! Note: There is currently a limit of 2 checkouts per account per month.
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Tumblebooks

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TumbleBooks  A premium collection is perfect for public libraries and elementary schools, with c...
TumbleBooks 
A premium collection is perfect for public libraries and elementary schools, with content most appropriate for those in grades K-6.
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Tumblebooks

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TumbleBooks  A premium collection is perfect for public libraries and elementary schools, with c...
TumbleBooks 
A premium collection is perfect for public libraries and elementary schools, with content most appropriate for those in grades K-6.
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Hoopla

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Hoopla  A streaming service that offers thousands of audiobooks, albums, movies, and TV shows th...
Hoopla 
A streaming service that offers thousands of audiobooks, albums, movies, and TV shows that can be enjoyed on your PC, tablet, or phone. Create a free account and start today! Note: There is currently a limit of 2 checkouts per account per month.
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