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These are arranged alphabetically. For complete summaries see the catagories on the previous page.
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Academic Search Elite 
Provides
full text journal coverage for nearly all academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts, literature, medical sciences and ethnic studies.

Alberta Health Services 
Alberta Health Services (AHS) is Canada’s first and largest province-wide, fully-integrated health system, responsible for delivering health services to the over four million people living in Alberta, as well as to some residents of Saskatchewan, B.C. and the Northwest Territories.

Alberta Law Libraries
A provincial network of law libraries existing to provide research support and information services to the public and the legal community.

Alberta Learning Information Service (ALIS)
Career planning, information on occupations, planning and paying foryou education, finding a job and more!

Alberta Research Portal
Your gateway to a world-class collection of primary sources. This portal lets you access the Gale Primary Sources collection, a resource with 69 unique primary source collections, including extensive resources related to First Nations and Indigenous peoples, the Associated Press Collections, Smithsonian Collection Online, Archives of Human Sexuality and Gender, Sabin Americana, and 25 titles from the Gale Virtual Reference Library. 

ALT Health Watch 
Full-text information on alternate, holistic, and integrated approaches to healthcare and wellness. Includes peer-reviewed journals, hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research, and book excerpts.

Ancestry Library Edition
Access to over 60 million Canadian records, including birth, marriage, and death records, census records, military records, immigration and naturalization records and more. Only available for in-library use.

Auto Repair Reference Centre
Access repair information from major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles,including: step-by-step instruction with photos and diagrams, service bulletins and recalls, specifications, and maintenance schedules. There are also educational videos, tips for care and repair, and troubleshooting.

Business Source Elite 
Provides full text for more than 1,100 scholarly business journals, including 500 peer-reviewed business publications. Presents information dating back to 1985 and detailed company profiles for the world's 10,000 largest companies.

Canada GenWeb Project
A gateway to free Canadian genealogy resourcesorganized by province.

Canadian Financial Literacy Database 
Your one-stop shop to find information on budgeting and money management, insurance, saving and investing, taxes and fraud prevention, and so much more.

Canadian-Lawyers.ca 
Allows you to search for lawyers by geographic region, area of expertise, or specific names, as well as providing up-to-date and relevant legal information.

Canadian Legal Information Institute 
A virtual library of Canadian legal information.

The Canadian Legal Research and Writing Guide 
A legal research help page that focuses on strategy and effective use of primary and secondary sources in both print and electronic formats.

Canadian Newsstand 
Access articles, columns, editorials, and features from over 240 Canadian newspapers, including the Lakeside Leader and Edmonton Journal.

Canadian Reference Centre
Access articles, editorials, features, biographies, photos, maps, and flags from leading Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires, and reference books.

cloudLibrary 
Offers downloadable eBooks and audiobooks. Patrons log in with their library barcode and PIN. Titles can be checked out to one patron at a time, holds can be placed by patrons.

Consumer Reports 
A nonprofit organization providing unbiased product ratings and reviews since 1936. They put over 4000 products through rigorous testing each year.

Cypress Resume 
Create custom resumes for today's job market.


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Dictionary of Canadian Biography 
A searchable online collection of approximately 8,500 detailed biographies of noteworthy Canadians.

Early Canadiana Online 
This virtual library holdsthe most complete set of full-text historical content about Canada, including books, magazines and government documents.

Environment Complete 
Includes articles and records of titles that cover relevant areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, natural resources, marine and freshwater science, geography, pollution and waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more.

Explora Canada 
A dedicated search interface for all our EBSCO databases with easy-to-browse categories to help students with their research.

Explora Educator's Edition 
Highlights content relevant to teachers, including lesson plans, curriculum standards and other professional development resources.

Explora Primary 
Designed specifically for elementary school students, Explora Primary provides access to articles and facts from magazines and reference books for research papers, class projects or homework.

Family Doctor 
This site is operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and contains information about diseases and conditions, prevention and wellness, and more.

Government of Canada Job Bank 
Explore careers, read about the job market, and more.

Grant Connect 
Access to a database of Canadian grants and funding sources.

Health Source: Consumer Edition 
This database is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing information on many health topics including medical sciences, food services and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine, and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.

Historica Canada 
Historica Canada is Canada's largest independent organization devoted to enhancing awareness of Canadian history and citizenship.

Hoopla 
Offers downloadable audiobooks, music, and movies. Patrons create an account to access this service.

John Hopkins Medicine Library 
Guide to the diagnosis,treatment and prevention of conditions from A to Z.


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Law Central Alberta 
LawCentral Alberta is a portal or collection of links to law-related information and educational resources on justice and legal issues of interest to Albertans.

Laws for Landlords and Tenants in Alberta 
Learn about the laws that apply when renting a place to live in Alberta.

LegalAve
LegalAve brings together existing public legal information from across Alberta. It offers in-depth information, and gives you a starting point to deal with your legal issues.

Library and Archives Canada 
Library and Archives Canada’s (LAC) collection is the shared documentary heritage of all Canadians and spans the entire history of our country. The collection contains materials in all types of formats from across Canada and around the world that are of interest to Canadians.

Lynda.com
Lynda allows patrons to take online learning courses on a variety of subjects at their own pace. Great for those trying to find a career path, job retraining and doing professional development.

Mango - Language Learning Software 
Before you go, Mango. Mango is a language learning program teaching practical conversation and cultural awareness for the world’s most popular languages. It’s so fast and easy, you’ll be able to have a real conversation in your new language in just minutes!

MasterFILE Premier
Offers thousands of
full-text articles, book reviews, biographies, and information covering general reference, business, health, general science, and multicultural magazines. Also includes an Image Collection with photos, maps, and flags.

Medline Plus 
Health information from the National Library of Medicine in the United States. Easy access to Medline and health topics, medical dictionaries, directories and publications.

Money Matters 
Money Matters is a free introductory financial literacy program for adult learners. Their workbooks are used in classrooms across Canada, and are full of learning and activities that can be adapted according to the needs of individual groups.

Money Mentors 
Visit the Learning Centre for forms and tools that will help enhance your financial skills and knowledge.

My Health Alberta 
Government of Alberta initiative to provide health and wellness information through various articles, a symptom tracker, and more.

My Money Coach 
Learn howsave money and make smart financial choices with this free Canadian resource.

Native Counselling Services of Alberta 
For almost 50 years, NCSA has assisted Aboriginal people gain fair and equitable access to the justice, children’s services and corrections systems in Alberta.

Newspaper Source Plus 
Provides full-text articles from the world’s major newspapers, newswires and news magazines. Also includes television and radio news transcripts and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources.

Novelist Plus K-8 
This kid-friendly eResource contains book reviews and enhanced subject access for over 60,000 fiction titles aimed at the K-8 population.

Novelist Plus
The most comprehensive reader's advisory tool available. Like an author? Find a read alike here! Looking for book club guides? Look no further! Book reviews on over 150,000 fiction titles and over 4,000 custom created articles.


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Oak Net: Older Adult Knowledge Network 
Information on Albertan and Canadian law to help protect the older adult.

Online Reference Centre 
Provided by the Alberta Government, the Online Reference Centre is available to educators and students in Alberta to ensure everyone has equal access to high-quality resources.

OverDrive 
Offers downloadable eBooks and audiobooks. Patrons log in with their library barcode and PIN and are able to check out and download up to ten titles.         

OverDrive Kids eReading Room 
The Kids 
eReading Room is part of OverDrive and collects titles for kids 0-12 years of age.

PressReader 
Access 7,000+ eNewspapers and eMagazine publications from around the world. Download the PressReader app today!

RBdigital Magazines  
RBdigital Magazines offers full color, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. Browse from your library's collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download. The first time you log in you will need to click on "Create new account" in the top left corner of the screen. It's free and you will need to have your library barcode handy to register.

Read Alberta eBooks 
PLSB has partnered with the Book Publishers Association of Alberta (BPAA) to make over 1,000 Alberta-published eBooks available to readers across the province. These eBooks can now be borrowed through the Cantook Station platform on public library websites.

Regional Business News 
Access full-text articles from more than 80 US and Canadian business journals, newspapers, and newswires.

Science Reference Centre
A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text, science-oriented content. Designed to meet every student researcher's needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, 250,000 high-quality images from more than 300 of the world’s best nature and wildlife photographers, and other sources.

Small Engine Repair Reference Centre 
Contains a variety of repair i nformation information for ATVs, commercial mowers, farm tractors, generators, motorcycles, marine (boats), outdoor power equipment, personal watercraft, snowmobiles, and other small engines. Full text documents accompanied by photos and illustrations cover over 25 years of engine model.
 
Teacher Reference Centre 
TRC provides indexing and abstracts for more than 260 periodicals. Topics 
include: Assessment, Best Practices, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, School Administration, Science & Mathematics, and Teacher Education.

TechBoomers 
Here, you'll find tutorials on the most popular and useful websites on the Internet, from social networks and dating sites to everyday tools for getting directions and knowing what the weather's going to be like. You can even learn how to listen to music, watch videos, and have phone calls right on your computer through the power of the Internet. They also have special resources dedicated to 50+ adults.

Transparent Language Online 
Transparent Language Online isthe most complete language-learning system for independent learners with 100+ languages currently on offer, including Indigenous languages like Cree and Ojibwe.

Tumblebooks
TumbleBooks offers animated and narrated story books, narrated eBooks, traditional eBooks, graphic novels and videos for kids (pre-K to grade 8).

Willow Net: Abuse and the law in Alberta
Willownet provides legal information for Albertans experiencing violence in a relationship.

World Book Online Portal Page
The portal provides connections to the World Book services, including Early World of Learning, World Book Kids for younger users and teaching resources, Info Finder for adults and students, and Reference Centre for advanced researchers and information seekers.