eResource changes & additions during closure

Apr. 20, 2020 Marigold Library System

Due to the mandatory library closure during this pandemic, many of our eResource providers have allowed temporary additional access to your patrons.  Here is a list of those resources at the time of writing:

eResources with Temporary Additional Access
  • Ancestry Library Edition Access to this resource has been expanded to library cardholders working remotely, courtesy of ProQuest and its partner Ancestry. Available until May 31, 2020
  • Freegal Music 24-hour streaming now available. Available until September 30, 2020
  • Grant Connect Canadian charities can now register for Grant Connect's Community Edition and have work-from-home access. Available until April 30, 2020
  • Hoopla Digital Has created a Bonus Borrows Collection with more than 1,100 top titles and hoopla favorites. When patrons borrow these items it will cost them zero borrows from their monthly hoopla borrows. Available until April 30, 2020
  • Learn Alberta's Online Reference Centre Changed the login for ORC so that it is geolocated for the moment.  All students/guardians/teachers across Alberta should be able to access it without an issue. No username/login required!
  • OverDrive/Libby The ebook and eaudiobook versions of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" are now available for unlimited, simultaneous access, courtesy of Pottermore Publishing and OverDrive. Available until April 30, 2020
  • PressReader Extended remote access to 60 days which allows your patrons to not have to login through your library every 2 days per the current arrangement.  
New Temporary eResources
  • AudioBookCloud is an online all-ages audiobook collection providing unlimited streaming access to the entire collection. There are no downloads, no software, no holds, no waiting periods. You can just click and listen.  Available until August 31, 2020
  • NewspaperARCHIVE is an excellent resource for historical and genealogical information. This unique archive spans more than 400 years of family history, small-town events, world news and more. Explore your family tree and discover your history with NewspaperARCHIVE, the world's largest online newspaper archive. Available until May 15, 2020
  • RomanceBookCloud provides unlimited access to a curated collection of romance eBooks Whether it be contemporary, historical, time travel, paranormal or inspirational, you will love to read about love at RomanceBookCloud. With a core collection of 1800 titles, including award winners and bestsellers, plus new books added all the time, you will never run out of romance to read. No downloading or software required, just an internet connection! Available until August 31, 2020
  • TeenBookCloud is an online database of eBooks and educator resources perfect for middle school and high school. Includes a robust selection of Graphic Novels, Enhanced Novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources, and audiobooks. The collection is available online around the clock. No downloads, no waiting! If you can access the internet, you can be reading, watching, or listening to fantastic content. Available until August 31, 2020
  • TumbleMath is the most comprehensive collection of math picture books for K - 6 you will find anywhere. All in the amazing TumbleBook format complete with animation and narration. The books are accompanied by supplementary materials such as lesson plans and quizzes. Available until August 31, 2020