One of the most important genealogical collections available today. It has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas.
NoveList is a readers' advisory service that provides access to detailed descriptions of over 155,000 fiction titles. It also offers a wide range of feature content to serve fiction readers of all ages, including author read-alikes, book discussion guides, reading lists and more.
Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian and more.
Use this database to find articles from a comprehensive list of Canadian and international journals, magazines, selected sections of the Globe and Mail, Canadian biographies, and other reference content from Gale, all with a Canadian focus.
With a deliberate Canadian focus, this database consists of book and reference content from Essays on Canadian Writing Press (ECW Press). ECW Press also provides several individual monographs, author biographies, essays, literary criticism, and book reviews.
Literary Reference Center Plus features an expansive collection of author biographies, plot summaries and work overviews, full-text essays from leading publishers, literary reference books and monographs, cover-to-cover full text for literary magazines and journals, book reviews from the most prestigious publications,short stories, classic texts, and author interviews. In addition Literary Reference Center Plus includes full-text resources focusing on plays/drama, poetry, religious literature, and children's literature. This database also includes volumes of fantasy/science fiction, contemporary literature, world philosophy and religious literature, and literary study guides covering American Literature, English Literature, and literary genres.
The World Book Web is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student
activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites. Includes:
Tumble Book Cloud (formerly TumbleReadables) is an online collection of read-along chapter books for students in late elementary to high school (approximately). Text size/colour is adjustable and sentences are highlighted as they are narrated aloud. There are approximately 300 books including middle school readers (with high interest/low level books), young adult/teen titles, Shakespeare plays, and classics.
Designed especially with elementary and middle schools in mind, Novelist K-8 contains enhanced subject access for over 60,000 fiction titles. Full-text reviews from sources like School Library Journal and Booklist are available for many titles. The "Working with Kids" section provides a single location for parents and teachers to access curricular materials such as our Grab and Go Book Lists, BookTalks, Picture Book Extenders and more.
TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of ebooks for children in grades K-6. Existing children's books are licensed for use then animated using the existing illustrations and adding audio narration. The collection includes old time favorites such as The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch, Diary of a Worm, How I Became a Pirate, Miss Malarkey Doesn't Live in Room 10, One Duck Stuck, as well as favourite fairy tales such as Jack and the Beanstalk and Old Mother Hubbard.
With over 600 titles and reading levels from grades 3-6, TumbleBookCloud Junior is a great option for adventurous young readers who wish to go beyond the picture book collection in TumbleBookLibrary! TumbleBookCloud Junior contains early reader chapter books, children's classics, graphic novels, children's audio books and new National Geographic videos