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Articles, Magazines and Newspapers

  • Canadian Newsstream
    Provides users with access to current Canadian news content with archives as far back as the 1970s, from over 360 news sources. 

  • Canadian Reference Centre
    Complete Canadian newspapers, magazines, newswires and images.

  • Gale Primary Sources - Alberta Research Portal
    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, and more.

  • MasterFILE Premier
    Thousands of full text articles, book reviews, biographies, and information covering general reference, business, health, general science, and multicultural magazines.

  • 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. 

  • PressReader
    Full newspaper content from over 7,000 newspapers and magazines from 100+ countries and in 60 languages.

  • RBdigital Magazines (formerly Zinio Digital Magazines)
    Current issues of popular magazines available to download to your PC or mobile device. Get the App

Do It Yourself

eBooks, eAudiobooks, Music & Movies

  • Cloud Library
    Download eBooks and audiobooks.
  • Freegal
    Download music from the Sony Music Catalogue. Five downloads per week.
  • Hoopla
    Download or stream music, movies, TV shows, eBooks, comic books, and audiobooks.
  • Overdrive
    Download eBooks and audiobooks.
  • Tumblebooks
    View talking picture books online and play Tumble Puzzles & Games.

Education, Career & Business Info

  • Academic Search Elite
    Full text journal coverage for nearly all academic areas of study.

  • Business Source Elite
    Full text for more than 1,100 scholarly business journals, including 500 peer-reviewed business publications.  

    Leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.
    Online study help and exam prep for Alberta curriculum grades 3 - 12. 
  • Learn Alberta's Online Reference Centre
    Digital learning and teaching resources correlated to Alberta Education's K-12 programs of study. (check with your school or local public library for login information)

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Reference

  • Timelines
    Contains hundreds of pre-generated timelines across eight broad topics, which cover various time periods in history or span the life of historical public figures.


Fundraising & Grant Resources

  • Grant Connect (in-library access only)
    Provides up-to-date detailed information on all Canadian grantmaking foundations, hundreds of corporate community investment programs and government funding programs.

Health & Wellness

History & Genealogy

  • Alberta Heritage Digitization Project
    Browse newspapers from 1885, read entire books about local communities, research legal documents, view historic photographs, and explore much more!

  • Ancestry Library Edition (in-library access only)
    More than 5 billion names in over 3,400 databases.

  • Peel's Prairie Provinces
    A resource dedicated to assisting scholars, students, and researchers in their exploration of the history and culture of the Canadian Prairies.


  • Mango Languages
    Language learning program teaching practical conversation and cultural awareness for the world’s most popular languages. Get the App

Literature, Poetry, Film & The Arts

  • Novelist Plus
    Readers' advisory resource for fiction and nonfiction.

  • Novelist K-8
    Find fiction titles that are popular with young readers as well as titles to use in the classroom.

  • TumbleBook Library
    Online collection of animated, talking picture books.



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