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Find great resources here for your next paper, project, or general interest research.

All you need is your library card number to get access to thousands of FREE, authoritative articles using any one of our many online databases. 
Select one:

Ebsco Masterfile
► Ebsco Masterfile: Popular interest magazines and journals including Consumer Reports, Time, Newsweek and Rolling Stone. Provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with articles dating as far back as 1975, nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags.

Frontier Life 
► Frontier Life: Search documents relating to the movement of Europeans to Africa, Australasia and North America from the 17th to the 19th century. The primary source documents digitised here tell the story of these frontiers through letters, diaries, government papers, business records, land transactions, legal documents, speeches, books and pamphlets.

Explora Canada for Primary Schools

► Explora Canada for Primary Schools:
Designed specifically with elementary school students in mind, this database provides access to popular full-text magazines for elementary school research.
Explora Canada for Public Libraries

 Explora Canada for Public Libraries: 
A great research database for teens and adults. Rich, reliable content, easy-to-use functionality, and a dedicated search interface. Browseable categories organized by popularity provide easy access to research ideas.
Consumer Health Complete

 Consumer Health Complete
The single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support the information needs of patients and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Current and Canadian health information from health journals, encyclopedias and magazines including information about medications, alternative medicine and specific conditions. 

 Go to the French version.
Auto Repair Reference Centre
 Auto Repair Reference CentreThis database contains do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, TSBs and updates are added to the product on a regular basis. All of the content has been created by ASE certified technicians.
Search Consumer Reports


 Consumer Reports Doing research takes time, and choosing the wrong product wastes money. Get fast, streamlined access to current and back issues of Consumer Reports' (CR). Expert, comprehensive, and unbiased product reviews. 1984 - present.




Education Resource Websites:
There are some really great websites out there for students looking for some extra help or tutoring. Check out these free ones powered by TVO and the Ontario Government.
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Homework Help is a FREE online math help resource for students in Grades 7-10. Homework Help provides live one-on-one tutoring from Ontario teachers. Homework Help is funded by the Ontario government and administered by TVO.




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