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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.
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Early Canadiana Online
Offers primary resources for learning about Canadian history. Documents, that can be used for genealogy, are offered in over 20 languages. 
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EBSCOhost
This site runs searches through nearly 20 databases to sort through millions of articles. Great for: research projects. Also available as an app.
Academic Search Elite | Teacher Reference | List of All Databases
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Explora
Choose between Primary, Canada and Educator's Edition to search or browse through tons of articles and other formats of information.

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Library and Archives Canada
A government run website offering an endless amount of documents about Canadian history and heritage. Search the collection in countless ways and get help with genealogy and research.
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Mango 
Learn a new language on the go. Choose from over 70 foreign languages and nearly 20 ESL courses. Also available as an app.
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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.
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Novelist K-8
Encourage reading success! Great content tailored to help children, grade K to 8, find books they find interesting and at their reading level.
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Novelist Plus
NoveList Plus is the premiere database of reading recommendations. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.
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Online Reference Centre
Provided by the Alberta Government. Great for lesson planning. Search by grade, subject or program.
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TumbleBooks

Listen and watch stories, read along and learn using story books, graphic novels, ebooks, videos and games. Great for: primary grade, language, reading.

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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.


 

World Book: Early World of Learning
World Book: Early World of Learning helps children learn to read while having fun! Play games to help facilitate learning in both English and Spanish. Practice reading skills with popular nursery rhymes and fairytales.
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Help with World Book: Early World of Learning
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World Book Online
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, Timelines for adults and students, and Reference Centre for advanced researchers and information seekers. Also search Spanish and French encyclopediae for resources in those languages. To find out what each great feature can do click here.
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