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Academic Search Elite

This database offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies and more. You will find Consumer Reports articles in this database.

Alt HealthWatch

Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.


ALLDATA is a comprehensive source of automotive manufacturers' diagnostic and repair information covering more than 32,000 engine-specific vehicles. Please note: In-library access only. 

Ancestry - Library Edition

The largest genealogical resource available online, Ancestry provides access to thousands of sources of information of interest to family history researchers, covering the United States, Canada and the UK. Please note: In-library access only.

Britannica Online Library

Provides access to comprehensive multimedia content for everyone – from primary, secondary and university students to business professionals and leisurely learners. See also Britannica Online Kids Edition.

Business Source Elite

Provides access to business publications and economics journals. Business Source Elite contains full text from magazines such as Business Week, Forbes, Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, and many, many more.

Canadian NewsStand

A comprehensive news source providing full text of approximately 300 publications from throughout Canada. Everything from business activity to current events to economic conditions is covered.

Canadian Reference Centre

Includes full-text Canadian and international (U.S. and U.K.) magazines, newspapers and reference books as well as biographies, images, photos, maps and flags. Full-text Consumer Reports articles are available here.

Provides money-saving advice and tips, product ratings and reviews, and recommendations and buying advice for over 5,000 products,

eBooks on EBSCOhost

A small collection of PDF ebooks available for download.

Family Behavior Toolbox

A self-help resource created by professionals for parents and family members to understand behaviors they are encountering and the options available to deal with these behaviors.

Gale Courses

Six-week online courses taught by college instructors and experts in the field. Offerings include professional development, technology skills and personal enrichment.

Health Source: Consumer Edition

A collection of consumer health information providing access to consumer health magazines, as well as pamphlets and reference books. Clinical Pharmacology, which provides access to up-to-date, concise drug monographs for all U.S. prescription drugs, hard-to-find herbal and nutritional supplements, over-the-counter products and new drugs, is also included in this database.

Home Improvement Reference Center

An online tool for home improvement and repair assistance, including: maintenance, remodeling, electrical work, plumbing, wood projects, outdoor improvements, decorating, home & garden, and much more.

hoopla Digital

Checkout and stream more than 225,000 albums, more than 5,100 movies/TV shows, and more than 7,500 audiobooks.  

Mango Languages

A fast, easy and effective way to learn another language, Mango is an online language learning system teaching practical conversation skills for over 30 of the world's most popular languages - including many English as a Second Language courses.

MasterFILE Premier

Provides full text general reference publications dating as far back as 1975, and covering virtually every subject area of general interest. MasterFILE Premier also includes full text reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.

Consumer Reports magazine and buying guides can be found here.

Naxos Music Library

The world's largest online classical music library with streaming access to over 88,000 discs and more than 1 million tracks from the major classical, jazz and world music labels. 

Naxos Music Library - Jazz

Streaming access to over 7,000 jazz cds from over 32,000 artists, with new albums added weekly. A mix of jazz legends and contemporary jazz.  

NoveList K-8

Allows you to discover the fiction titles that are popular with young readers. The NoveList Learning Center provides a complete introduction to the product and shows you how to use NoveList to meet the reading needs of your child.

Novelist Plus

"Your guide to reading". Use a favorite author, title or subject to locate other authors and titles of interest.


Eaudiobooks and ebooks are available for download and reading on compatible reading devices through this site. For more information see the site's guided tour and help pages.


Includes the past sixty days of 255 daily newspapers from 55 countries. Original format, layout and pagination available even before the issues appear on newsstands in their home countries.


Road to IELTS is a popular online preparation course that will help you improve English language skills.

Science Reference Center

Earth sciences, life sciences, astronomy, technology, health and other popular topics discussed by today's science researchers.

Sesame Street eBooks

Featuring all of your favourite Sesame Street characters in 150 ebooks. Read, listen, watch, play and learn!


Listen to and read along with children's books online.

Zinio Digital Magazines

Over 100 popular magazines you can download and view on your PC, Mac, or mobile device.


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