E-Resources

Ancestry® Library Edition

Categories: Genealogy

IN-LIBRARY USE ONLY.  Ancestry® Library Edition, distributed exclusively by ProQuest and powered by Ancestry.com, delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. Ancestry Library Edition brings the world's most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your library. It's an unprecedented online collection of individuals from North America, the UK, Europe, Australia, and more.

Popular and recently added collections include:

U.S. collections deliver hundreds of millions of names from sources such as federal and U.S. censuses; birth, death, and marriage records including the Social Security Death Index; and U.S. border crossing and trans-ocean ship records.

Canadian collections provide nearly 60 million records from the Census of Canada; and key vital records, such as the Drouin Collection (1621-1967), which includes nearly 30 million baptism, marriage, and burial records from Quebec.

U.K. collections offer censuses for England, Wales, Isle of Man, Channel Islands, and Scotland, with nearly 200 million records; Births and Baptisms (1834-1906), Marriage Licenses (1521-1869), Deaths and Burials (1834-1934), and Poor Law Records (1840-1938) in London; and more.

Other international collections continue to grow with more than 46 million records from German census, vital records, emigration indexes, ship lists, phone directories, and more; Chinese surnames in the large and growing Jiapu Collection of Chinese lineage books; Jewish family history records from Eastern Europe and Russia; and more.

Auto Resource Reference Center

Categories: Do It Yourself

The Auto Repair Reference Center (ARRC) database contains the most comprehensive collection of automobile repair reference information in the market. ARRC contains information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles.

The database covers more than 35,000 vehicles from 1945 to present. Content includes nearly 857,000 drawings and step-by-step photographs, approximately 99,000 technical service bulletins & recalls issued by the original equipment vehicle manufacturer, over 158,600 enhanced wiring diagrams for easy viewing and printing, specifications & maintenance schedules, Labor Time Guide & Estimator, AutoIQ, Quick Tips (a complete guide to vehicle ownership & maintenance), Diagnostic information and much more. New repair procedures, TSBs and updates are continually added to the product. All of the content in Auto Repair Reference Center has been created by ASE certified technicians.

Britannica Online

Categories: Encyclopedias and Reference

Includes the complete encyclopedia, as well as Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, Britannica Student Encyclopedia Britannica Elementary Encyclopaedia, the Concise Britannica; the Internet Guide; the Video Guide; the World Atlas, The Year in Review and the Timeline Browse.

Business Source Elite

Categories: Business and Careers

This resource provides full-text coverage of scholarly business, management and economics journals. The collection also includes publications covering topics such as accounting, banking, finance, international business, marketing, sales and more.

Canadian Newstand

Categories: Newspapers and Magazines

Canadian Newsstand™ offers unparalleled access to the full text of nearly 300 newspapers from Canada's leading publishers, including The Globe and Mail.

This full text database includes the complete available electronic backfile for most newspapers, providing full access to the articles, columns, editorials, and features.  Some backfiles date as far back as the late 1970s and 1980s. Canadian Newsstand content is updated daily so researchers always have timely access to new information.

The core of the database is the Canadian Major Dailies collection which includes national and leading regional newspapers such as The Globe and Mail, National Post, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen, Toronto Star, Regina Leader Post, Edmonton Journal, Vancouver Sun and the Victoria Times Colonist. The MDLP subscribes to the Canadian Newsstand Prairies package which also includes the Winnipeg Free Press.

Canadian Research Index

Categories: Encyclopedias and Reference

Canadian Research Index™ includes federal, provincial, and municipal documents such as depository publications of research value issued by the federal government, the ten provinces, and two of the three territories; hard to find non-depository publications issued by hundreds of Canadian government agencies and departments; scientific and technical report literature issued by research institutes and government laboratories; policy, social, economic, and political reports; Statistics Canada monographs, and serials. No other service provides this combination of all jurisdictions, along with publications from leading research centers in Canada, with standardized access points and the added value of being fully abstracted and indexed.

Over 50% of the federal documents listed in Canadian Research Index are non-depository publications, and are not available through the regular government catalog-ordering process. Descriptive abstracts for citations in the Canadian Research Index make it easier to find the documents you need. They also help you to identify the best material in a lengthy results list. The broad geographic, jurisdictional, and subject coverage of Canadian Research Index makes it a valuable resource for users in university and institutional libraries, government agencies, and special libraries in Canada and around the world.

Consumer Reports

Categories: Consumer Reports

ConsumerReports.org provides ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services.

In addition to product ratings and reviews, users will find in-depth advice, tips and trends written by Consumer Reports experts. Frequently updated articles, blogs and video content allow consumers to peruse the latest consumer news — whether they’re looking to learn more about budget-friendly home improvement plans, understanding the benefits and risks of retirement options, or searching for the latest recalls of baby products.

The information is updated frequently, providing reliable data, unbiased information and more than 1000 ratings, reviews, product comparisons and video clips. The resource will be available alongside all other EBSCOhost® databases, to provide seamless and consistent authentication and entry points.

eBooks on EBSCOhost

Categories: eBooks and eAudiobooks

An eBook collection of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Title list

eLibrary Canada

Categories: Articles in Magazines and Journals

eLibrary® Canada is an easy-to-use online general reference database for Canadian K-12 schools and public libraries.

Expanded Academic ASAP

Categories: Encyclopedias and Reference

Specifically created for research across all academic disciplines, Expanded Academic ASAP offers balanced coverage of every academic concentration – from advertising and microbiology to history and women's studies. Although smaller than Academic OneFile, the scope and depth of coverage in Expanded Academic ASAP will satisfy the research needs of students, faculty and graduate researchers who depend on your library for answers. Balanced coverage is available through:

  • More than 5,200 indexed and more than 3,000 full-text titles
  • More than 3,500 peer-reviewed journals
  • More than 25 years of backfile coverage

Expanded Academic ASAP includes journals and periodicals covering a wide variety of disciplines, from social science, humanities and politics to medicine, general interest and science.

Flipster

Categories: Newspapers and Magazines

Flipster is a next-generation digital magazine service that allows people to browse the latest issues of high quality digital versions of popular magazines, courtesy of the library. Magazines can be downloaded to tablet computers, including iPads, for offline reading anytime anywhere.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Categories: eBooks and eAudiobooks

The Gale Virtual Reference Library provides a database of academic reference texts for use by students, teachers, library professionals and businesses.

General OneFile

Categories: Articles in Magazines and Journals

Previously named InfoTrac OneFile, General OneFile serves as the Public library's ultimate periodical resource, with more than 11,500 titles, and a great deal of full-text, 60% of which are recommended by Bowker's "Magazines for Libraries" publication. We've included the right reference, newspapers and audio content to complement the robust collection of magazines and journals.

There's a lot of unique content in General OneFile that cannot be found in other products:

 

  • Full-text of the New York Times to 1995, Financial Times to 1996 and London Times to 1985.
  • Full collection NPR programs with transcripts
  • Ten years of full text articles from Discover Magazine
  • Every Fodor travel guide from 2006 and 2007
  • More than 20 reference sets
  • Articles can be translated into 8 different languages

 

General Reference Center Gold

Categories: Business and Careers

General Reference Center Gold integrates a vast array of key business and general interest titles, from national news magazines and encyclopedias to core business journals, providing a comprehensive reference resource for general reference needs at all levels of research. Through an intuitive, easy-to-use interface, researchers have immediate access to a wide range of resources, including:

  • More than 5,600 titles including more than 4,000 in full text
  • Knight-Ridder/ Tribune News Service Newspaper articles
  • Highly-respected newspapers, such as The New York Times and The Christian Science Monitor
  • More than 20 reference books
  • A 25-year integrated backfile updated daily

Health and Wellness Resource Center

Categories: Health & Wellness

Got a health question? Need a "go-to" source with credible information that is in-depth yet simple to navigate? Welcome to the Health & Wellness Resource Center — a rich, comprehensive resource unparalleled in the online industry. Published by Gale, it offers 24/7 access to thousands of full-text medical journals, magazines, newspapers, reference works, multimedia and much more. With easy-to-find answers via an intuitive and customizable interface, Health & Wellness Resource Center is the first-stop resource for consumers of all ages and skill sets.

Newly updated and expanded, Health & Wellness Resource Center includes even more references and full-text journals. From medical students to the merely curious, Health & Wellness Resource Center leads you to the medical information solutions you're looking for — quickly and accurately!

Health Reference Center Academic

Categories: Health & Wellness

Provides over 160 full-text journals in medicine, nursing, allied and consumer health. Includes full-text reference books, pamphlets, overviews of clinical topics, and indexing and abstracts for over 1500 additional titles covering patient and consumer health information.

hoopla

Categories: eBooks and eAudiobooks, Movies, Music

Hoopla offers online and mobile access to thousands of movies, TV shows, music, eBooks, audiobooks and comics. With Hoopla, patrons can borrow, instantly stream, and download content.

InfoTrac Student Edition

Categories: Education

InfoTrac Student Edition offers screened, age-appropriate and reliable content from the magazines, newspapers and reference books that librarians prefer, curriculum demands and students enjoy. From science, history and literature to politics, sports and the environment, InfoTrac Student Edition is the perfect resource for the entire range of student research needs. This easy-to-use database includes:

  • Full-text content from respected reference works, such as Asimov's Chronology of Science & Discovery, The Columbia Encyclopedia, World Almanac and Book of Facts
  • More than 1,200 periodical titles in all
  • Nearly nine million articles (updated daily)

Kid's InfoBits

Categories: Kids

Kids InfoBits is the perfect educational product for today's young learners. It's a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. It features a new, modern, graphical interface and improved navigation based on feedback from both our existing customers and student users. The design helps kids explore the product and gain comfort with database searching.

With new full-text proprietary content from trusted sources such as Blackbirch Press®, U•X•L, and more, the information is reliable and geared to fit the needs of today's young learners. Kids InfoBits addresses the way kids learn and conduct research – and makes it fun!

The features of Kids InfoBits include:

  • A drilldown subject topic tree for users who need helping identifying a particular topic.
  • A simple and visually appealing graphic interface on the GaleNet platform.
  • Full-text proprietary reference content from Blackbirch Press that supports the K-5 curriculum.
  • Over 3,000 searchable, indexed images.

LegalTrac

Categories: Articles in Magazines and Journals

LegalTrac provides full-text coverage of major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals offers law students, faculty and legal researchers the publications they need for their research and practicum. Each title included is selected on the basis of criteria provided the American Association of Law Libraries.

Library2go

Categories: eBooks and eAudiobooks

Ebooks and eaudiobooks galore!  Checkout, download, place a hold, read, listen, enjoy. 

Literature Resource Center

Categories: Encyclopedias and Reference

Literature Resource Center is the world's most current, comprehensive and reliable online literature database. Uniquely relevant to today's curriculum, the resource's rich critical, biographical and contextual materials support interdisciplinary approaches, information literacy, and the development of critical thinking skills. Researchers will find the information they need on authors and their works, from all time periods and from around the world.

NoveList K-8 Plus

Categories: Kids

NoveList K-8 Plus: If 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 Plus! NoveList K-8 Plus is a database about books specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.

NoveList Plus

Categories: Encyclopedias and Reference

NoveList Plus is a comprehensive readers’ advisory resource. In addition to the fiction database that NoveList has offered, NoveList Plus adds nonfiction to provide a complete solution for your readers.  With NoveList Plus, you can find titles, articles, and lists for your fiction and nonfiction needs.  NoveList Plus also included audiobooks information, including audiobook recommendations and audio samples.

PressReader

Categories: Newspapers and Magazines

PressReader delivers an endless stream of top news stories. Get full issues of thousands of top magazines and newspapers, just as they appear in print.

Repère

Categories: Articles in Magazines and Journals

Notices d'articles de périodique en langue française: 519 000 références d'article de périodiques de langue français (1980- ) avec le texte intégral de 25 900 articles et les adresses de 55 600 articles en texte intégral sur Internet.

Full text of articles appearing in key Quebec periodicals, as well as citations to articles from French-language periodicals published since 1980.

Scribner Writers Online

Categories: eBooks and eAudiobooks

Scribner Writers Online, now in eBook format, provides your users with an unprecendented combination of functionality and features — giving them even greater access to the esteemed Scribner literature content.

Now, all of the popular Scribner Writers series — including the American Writers Collection, British Writers Collection, European Writers Collection and World and Genre Writers Collection — are available in eBook format.

This exciting new option makes these award-winning titles accessible online with the robust functionality of the Gale Virtual Reference Library platform, providing users with:

  • Cross-searchable functionality with other Gale eBooks and select resources including Literature Resource Center, LitFinder, For Students Online and MLA International Bibliography
  • Unlimited simultaneous access form any Internet-connected computer
  • ReadSpeaker text-to-speech technology, MP3 downloadable
  • On-demand translation into 11 languages
  • The ability to print or e-mail articles, create and export article citations in multiple formats and more

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Categories: Do It Yourself

Small Engine Repair Reference Center™ is the definitive online tool for 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. This comprehensive resource contains 410 reference books in full text with original photos and illustrations that guide the user through every job.

Storybird

Categories: Kids

Storybird lets anyone make visual stories in seconds. We curate artwork from illustrators and animators around the world and inspire writers of any age to turn those images into fresh stories. Create your storybooks at home then print them at the library.

TumbleBookLibrary

Categories: Kids

TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks, animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.  TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.

Twayne's Authors Online

Categories: Education

The acclaimed Twayne's Authors Series of literary criticism offers in-depth introductions to the lives and works of writers, the history and influence of literary movements and to the development of literary genres. This online series features the content of more than 600 books that comprise three print series --United States Authors, English Authors and World Authors -- each of which were carefully coordinated with input from librarians and educators to include authors universally studied in high schools and colleges. Twayne's Author Series is an ideal starting point for research papers on literary works and figures, special projects and presentations. Students can quickly gain results by searching for a specific author, combining search criteria for a more complex search, or exploring thematic and chronological topics.

Universalis Junior

Categories: Encyclopedias and Reference

Universalis Junior est une encyclopédie pour les jeunes lecteurs du primaire et du collège composée de 10 volumes (9 volumes encyclopédiques et 1 volume d'index) associés à un site internet.

Encyclopdia Universalis presents its first French-language publication for children, Universalis Junior. Based on Britannica’s new best-selling Britannica Student Encyclopedia, this 10-volume set covers subjects studied in school as well as topics of interest to children: historical figures and events, famous individuals and fictional heroes, cities and countries, plants and animals, people and cultures, science and technology, sports, and more.