Resources & eResources

Calgary Herald Archives

The entire archive of the Calgary Herald, the largest and oldest daily newspaper in Alberta, from 1883-2010 is available.

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Canadian Newsstream

360 Canadian news sources plus archives back to the 1970s. Includes Alberta dailies and weeklies.

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Cloud Library

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

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Hoopla

A streaming service of audiobooks, albums, movies, and TV shows that can be enjoyed on your PC, tablet, or phone.

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Novelist Plus

Find out what to read next for any age. Search new titles, authors or plots, or find read-alikes.

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NoveList K - 8

Introduce teachers and students to new books. Encourage independent reading. Contains over 60,000 fiction titles.

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NoveList

Reading recommended lists by ages and browsed by genres, read-alikes or by mood.

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OverDrive

Includes current, popular fiction, and non-fiction eBooks or eAudiobooks for all ages. Read, view and listen on your device.

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Prairie Indigenous Collection

Stories by Indigenous authors, and writings about Indigenous culture from publishers in the Prairies.

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PressReader

The world’s largest online newspaper and magazine kiosk, over 2000 publications. Get full issues just as they appear in print.

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RBdigital

A large collection of digital magazines, plus top comics and popular graphic novels.

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Read Alberta eBooks

Browse the catalog for ebooks or audiobooks. Check out the featured Prairie Indigenous Ebooks Collection.

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Tumblebooks

A premium collection for kids. An online collection of animate, talking picture books, educational videos, puzzles, games, and more.

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Accessibility - NNELS

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.

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Accessibility - CELA

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.

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Alberta's Online Reference

User ID and Pin Number available thru your school. Curriculum appropriate databases, games, videos, and more.

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Ancestry

NOW available right at home. Learn your genealogy. The world's largest collection of online records: census, court, military, and immigration records, and more.

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Auto Repair Source

Provides the most accurate, authoritative, and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of vehicles.

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Canadian Points of View

A resource that present multiple sides of a current issue — including information on key topics of interest to Canadian researchers — this database helps students develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

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CBC Learning English

A joint project between CBC Edmonton and the Government of Alberta. Practice grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation.

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Cypress Resume

The online resume builder, create a resume in a few easy steps. User profile recommended by Cypress Resume.

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Consumer Reports

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

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Duolingo

Language learning anywhere at anytime.

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EBSCOhost

An online research platform with quality databases and search features. Find the needed information fast.

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Explora

Easy-to-browse categories to help students with their research.

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Explora Educator's Edition

Highlights content relevant to teachers. Includes lesson plans and other development resources.

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Gale Primary Sources

It provides a wide range of databases and resources to suit a variety of research interests.

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Hobbie & Crafts

Content for many of the most popular hobbies, crafts, and recreation activities. Choose from magazines, books, instructional 'how-to', and videos.

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Home Improvement

Home improvement areas: maintenance, remodeling, electrical work, plumbing, wood projects, outdoor improvements, decorating home and garden, and more.

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Lynda.com

An online learning platform that helps you learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.

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National Geographic

Ideas and activities for parents and kids to experience together. National Geographic Kids - https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/ & latest coronavirus info via https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/coronavirus-coverage/

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Niche Academy Tutorials

An online learning platform for library eResources, online programs, social media, and computer skills.

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Pronunciator

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

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Small Engine Repair

ATVs, commercial mowers, farm tractors, generators, motorcycles, boats, snowblowers, and other small engines.

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Solaro

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

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AudioBook Cloud - Tumblebooks

all ages audiobook database TumbleBooks’ databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! Patrons can read as many books as they want, when they want, and on any device. There are no checkouts, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly. Complimentary access will continue until August 31, 2020.

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Teen Book Cloud - Tumblebook

gr 7-12 ebook database TumbleBooks’ databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! Patrons can read as many books as they want, when they want, and on any device. There are no checkouts, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly. Complimentary access will continue until August 31, 2020.

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TumbleMath - Tumblebook

K-6 math ebook database TumbleBooks’ databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! Patrons can read as many books as they want, when they want, and on any device. There are no checkouts, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly. Complimentary access will continue until August 31, 2020.

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Romance Book Cloud - Tumblebook

A huge collection of steamy Romance novels for the older crowd! TumbleBooks’ databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! Patrons can read as many books as they want, when they want, and on any device. There are no checkouts, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly. Complimentary access will continue until August 31, 2020.

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ESCTV: Edmonton Seniors Centre

BROADCASTING FOR THE 55+ COMMUNITY It's easily accessible, just click on the link and unmute the sound! No software to download and no fees to pay. You can watch from a computer, a tablet, a smartphone, or a TV. All you need is an internet connection!

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