ONLINE E-RESOURCES

 

The Canadian Encyclopedia: Containes the complete text of the Canadian Encyclopedia, the Junior Encyclopedia of Canada, interactive features, games, quizzes, and an extensive timeline of both Canadian and world events.

Knowledge eResources: Now you can have access to thousands of materials at ONE click of a mouse. Knowledge Ontario has encompassed InfoTrac, EBSCO, Eureka, Career Cruising, Teen Health and much, much more into one easy access portal. By using the icon, you will be transported to a world of information, right at your fingertips. Everything from general day-to-day topics such as health, auto repair, gardening, cooking, travel and current affairs to government and criminal justice. For all age levels: K-6, grades 7-12, college/university/professional and general research. Some databases are offering material in French or with French translation capabilities. Click on the icon and enter your 4 digit library card number. Access to some databases may require a 5 digit code - if so add a 0 (zero) in front of your patron ID. Any databases requiring a username and password they are: elpl. Please note they are case-sensitive.

VisCAT: The CNIB's Library's web catalogue helps you search for recorded cassettes, described videos, music scores and Braille books that are available to persons with a perceptual disability (visual, physical or learning disability) from the CNIB Library in Toronto.

Ancestry Library Edition: Ancestry Library Edition makes family research easy for beginners while still providing in-depth tools for even the most advanced genealogists.  Contains census, birth, marriage & death records, directories, passenger lists, immigration records, maps and more from Canada, US and the UK.  PLEASE NOTE** FOR IN-LIBRARY USE ONLY. NOT AVAILABLE REMOTELY FROM HOME.

Wikipedia:  Wikipedia - the free encyclopedia.

Global Road Warrior:  Need country information? Want to know interesting things about places you plan on visiting? Or are you an armchair traveler and dream about what there is to see and do? From the luxury of your home, come and explore what this database offers. 92 different data catagories on 175 countries for things such as society & culture, facts, religion, women, sports, customs, security, travel, even food and recipes, and much, much more! There is so much to explore! You can even download and print off maps. Click here then enter your library code which is 0elpl (zero, elpl) Have a nice trip!

Canadian Atlas / L'Atlas Canadien:  Canadian Geographic - The Canadian Atlas online.

Atlas of Canada: Discover Canada through national maps and facts.

Canadian Year Book (CYB) Historical Collection:  Discover Canada's social and economic past through the people, events and facts that have shaped this vast country.

Salem Health: Magill's Medical Guide as well as Salem Health Cancer has been glowingly reviewed by every major reference reviewer. It is a staple in high school, college, public and medical school libraries. These Guides are a perfect mix of accessibility and depth, providing general readers with an authoritative reference source that helps bridge the gap between medical encyclopedias for professionals and popular self-help guides. It is an up-to-date and easy-to-use compendium of medical information suitable for student research as well as use by general readers, including patients and caregivers. Our Salem Health access code is: elpl

Ministry of Health and Long Term Care: Ontarians can now find health care close to home with the click of a mouse. Using this site, people can find the nearest walk-in and after-hours clinics, urgent care centres, family health teams, general practitioners and emergency rooms by typing in their postal codes.

E-Laws: Looking for info on the Consumer Protection Act? How about Employment Standards? Or maybe the Highway Traffic Act. Here is a database of Ontario's statutes and regulations, both consolidated and source law. 

Government Electronic Directory Services (GEDS): Provides an integrated directory listing of all federal public servants and manages two directory services : Email Address Exchange Service (EMAX), which contains the addres of more than 170,000 public servants and the Government of Canada telephone directories.

Street Smart: District of Algoma's source for Social Service, Health and Educational information.