A Complete List of eResources
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The Alberta Research Portal is your gateway to a world-class collection of primary sources. This outstanding resource provides all Albertans with perpetual access to the Gale Primary Sources database, with 69 unique primary source collections, including extensive resources related to First Nations and Indigenous peoples, the Archives of Human Sexuality and Gender, Associated Press Collections, Smithsonian Collection Online, Sabin Americana, 25 titles from Gale Virtual Reference Library, to name but a few. This includes monographs, photographs, newspapers, poetry, original documents, records, and more.
Ancestry Library Edition brings the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your library. Search the collection of more than 7,000 databases containing records from North America, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and more. In-library use only.
Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, Auto Repair Source 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 labour estimates, service bulletins and recalls.
BiblioBoard allows your community to share local history and content from local authors, musicians, artists, and more. Through BiblioBoard you can access Pressbooks, a self-publishing tool, where authors can upload their work and make it accessible in the Indie Author Project. Create, share, and discover with BiblioBoard now.
Brainfuse HelpNow is an eLearning platform offering online homework help with professional tutors. HelpNow includes online homework help with live tutors familiar with the Alberta curriculum that will be available from 2:00pm - 11:00pm MST every day (except on Statutory holidays).
Brainfuse JobNow is a suite of services and powerful tools to help users in every step of their job search. Get live resume help, access resume templates and resources. Live interview coaching and job coaching are also available. All live services are available from 2:00pm - 11:00pm MST every day (except on Statutory holidays).
Explore more than 125 years of Canadian news coverage with cover-to-cover searchable access of Alberta's largest and oldest daily newspaper, the Calgary Herald.
Creativebug is a digital resource that provides on demand arts and crafts instructional videos including drawing, painting, sewing, knitting, crochet, quilting, baking, and more. Each video includes an in-depth description, material list, transcript, and community discussion section. All classes are taught by experts, with new classes added daily.
FamilySearch has billions of birth, marriage, death, census, land, and court records from more than 130 countries. They add over 300 million free genealogical records and images online yearly from all over the world, and they manage the famous Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
In-library access only!
Freegal® Music is a free music service from your library. All you need is your library card number. Freegal® Music offers access to over 15 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. In total the collection is comprised of music from over 40,000+ labels with music that originate in over 100 countries. Stream 5-hours of music each day and download up to 5 songs each week - yours to keep for your personal use.
This digital collection of primary source documents helps us to understand existence on the edges of the anglophone world from 1650-1920. Discover the various European and colonial frontier regions of North America, Africa and Australasia through documents that reveal the lives of settlers and indigenous peoples in these areas.
LinkedIn Learning is an educational site with thousands of video courses to help you develop your business, creative, and technology skills. Each course is taught by an industry professional who is excited to share their knowledge with you. Courses are available in 13 languages.
Collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks for all ages including popular fiction and nonfiction. Borrow up to ten titles at a time. Choose your loan period of one week, two weeks, or three weeks, with the option to return early.
Now includes thousands of magazines! No holds, no waiting.
Download Libby, the fun and easy-to-use OverDrive mobile app.
Kids can view the Kids Reading Room, a collection of materials just for kids and teens!
Collection of eBooks published in Alberta including fiction and nonfiction titles. Includes the Prairie Indigenous eBook collection, a collection of over 200 titles from publishers in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta.
Uses the Cantook Libraries eBook platform.
The Prairie Indigenous eBook Collection is now easier to access on Read Alberta eBooks. Access the Prairie Indigenous eBook Collection directly here.
World Book Online supports all levels of learning with features perfect for the 21st century educator and learner.
Contains: Early World of Learning, World Book Kids, World Book Student, World Book Advanced, World Book Timelines, Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos, L'Encyclopédie Decouverte