Welcome to Marigold Library System Licensed Databases (eresources)
Please have your library card and PIN handy to log into this secure environment
Library cardholders have access to eresources in their local library, from home, or anywhere else
Check with the staff at your library if you need more tips on searching or an orientation to the databases
Each database has search tips and/or help buttons to assist you in doing a successful search
You will have to log in for access to each database individually. NOTE: Some of these resources are also available when you are logged in to search the TRACpac catalogue.
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►ARTICLES IN NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES
Academic Search Elite
: Over 1,500 peer-reviewed magazines for college or university students.
: Full text news from almost 200 Canadian newspapers including the Calgary Herald.
CPI.Q Canadian Periodical Index Online
: Find Canadian magazine articles in English and French.
Canadian Reference Centre
: Complete Canadian newspapers, magazines, newswires and images.
: Popular magazines on all subjects.
Library Press Display
: The most convenient and complete way to read all your favorite newspapers and magazines on one site.
Regional Business News
: American regional newspapers and business magazines.
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.
►DO IT YOURSELF
Auto Repair Reference Center
: Repair and maintenance of domestic and imported vehicles from 1945 to present.
Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center
: Offers detailed how-to in structions and creative ideas to interest virtually every hobby-enthusiast.
Home Improvement Reference Center
: Provides assistance with home maintenance and remodeling, plumbing and electrical work, and wood projects.
Small Engine Repair Reference Center
: Comprehensive coverage for repair of generators, snowblowers and mowers, and other small engines.
►EDUCATION and CAREER INFORMATION
Canadian Points of View Reference Centre
: Designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. It provides the basis from which students can realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.
: Looking for help in choosing a career? Includes a guidance and planning system that features career assessment tools, detailed occupational profiles for over 500 careers, and comprehensive post secondary education information for Canada and the United States.
Education Research Complete
: Offers information in all areas of education from early childhood to post secondary.
Education Resources Information Center
): Research on teaching and learning.
►ENCYCLOPEDIAS, SPECIALIZED DICTIONARIES, GENERAL REFERENCE
: Canadian topics in English and French.
: All the information published in Consumer Reports magazine pulled together into one easy to use website. A good resource to visit before making your next purchase.
World Book Online Reference Center
: A general resource for adults and students, which includes more than 26,000 articles and more than 12,000 pictures and maps. Also includes many entries in Spanish.
World Book Kids
: For younger users. Offers simple navigation, easy to read articles, thousands of illustrations, engaging activities, and teacher resources.
►HEALTH AND WELLNESS
ALT Health Watch
: For wellness, holistic and complementary health care information.
Family Behavior Toolbox
: Designed to be a self-help resource for parents and family members to understand the behavior they are encountering and the options available to deal with it. Alberta Health Services has licensed this recource for the citizens of Alberta.
Health Source Consumer Edition
: Includes sports medicine, prescription drugs and nutrition.
►HISTORY & GENEALOGY
Alberta Heritage Digitization Project—Our Future Our Past
: Browse newspapers from 1885, read entire books about local communities, research legal documents, view historic photographs.
Ancestry Library Edition
: (in-library access only) For researching family history and genealogy.
Heritage Quest Online
: Records for family history and genealogy research.
►LITERATURE, FICTION, POETRY, FILM & THE ARTS
Canadian Literary Centre
: Canadian book reviews, author biographies, essays and literary criticism. Includes access to Quill & Quire.
: A fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 125,000 fiction titles.
Novelist Plus K-8
: Find fiction titles that are popular with young readers as well as titles to use in the classroom. Contains materials for all K-8 grade levels and includes picture books, children's "chapter" books and young adult titles.
: a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), TumbleTV which consists of pre-set playlists of a sequence of books, and Tumble Puzzles & Games.
: A great source for environmental questions and issues. Includes 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.
: General interest, scholarly and government titles covering all aspects of human impact on the environment. Indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records; full text for nearly 5000 records.
►MORE ONLINE RESOURCES
Learn Alberta's Online Reference Centre
: Are you an elementary or secondary student or parent? Get your User ID and Pin Number from your principal and enjoy curriculum appropriate databases, games, videos and more!
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 Language Learning Software
: Provides access to special courses for English language learners, plus courses in over 30 of the world’s most popular languages – from Arabic to Vietnamese.
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