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AtoZ World Food

This resource contains more than 7,000 traditional recipes from 174 countries, along with thousands of ingredients, food culture, and reference articles, making it the largest food database of its kind. AtoZ World Food was designed for culinary institutes, students, world travelers, cooking clubs, adventurous eaters, and anyone who wants to learn about world cuisine without having to purchase individual country cookbooks.

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AtoZ World Travel

This resource includes 202 world city travel guides covering 67 topics each. The travel guides cover a multitude of topics that are of interest to those planning their international travel. Topics include pre-trip planning, points of interest, excursions, neighborhoods, restaurants, nightlife, as well as health and safety. AtoZ World Travel was designed for world travelers, schools and universities, global businesses, and anyone who wants to prepare for their trip abroad.

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Canadian Points of View Reference Centre

Writing a persuasive essay? Searching for a good debate topic? Look no further than Canadian Points of View Reference Centre™. Containing resources that present diverse perspectives on important issues and events, Canadian Points of View Reference Centre has the information you need to better understand controversial issues and craft persuasive arguments – in speech and in writing.

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Consumer Health Complete

The single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content, Consumer Health Complete™ is designed to support the information needs of patients and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. This database provides content covering key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

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CultureGrams® is the leading primary source reference for concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on the countries of the world. It goes beyond mere facts and figures to deliver an insider’s perspective on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world’s people.

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Lingo LITE

LingoLITE is a vocabulary builder and contains thousands of native speaker video clips in 30 languages including Spanish, French, Italian, German, Chinese, Japanese, Chinese, Farsi, Hindi, German, Swahili, Thai, and 18 others. This resource helps users learn basic words and phrases in 30 languages using interactive native speaker videos.

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STEM Village

STEM Village is a leading-edge online education solution designed to inspire, enable, and guide K-12 students to develop STEM skills and passions. Discover real-world application of STEM skills in fascinating topics like Robotics, 3D Printing, Artificial Intelligence, Space Exploration, Climate Change, and much more! Parents and caregivers need to set up an account first and then children are able to access the content independently.

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Ancestry Library Edition (In library only)  CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FROM HOME

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. To access the service from home, we must first make a change to your account to access the service. Please send us your library card number and your name in an email. In the subject field, enter ANCESTRY. Our technical staff will then make the necessary change. eMail Us Here

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Find My Past (In library only)

With Findmypast you’ll gain access to an ever-expanding collections of over 2 billion historical records from around the world. In addition, you’ll be able to explore millions of newspaper pages from as long ago as 1710.

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Trace your Ancestors! is THE reference for Quebec and French-Canadian genealogy research online.

PRDH (Programme de recherche en démographie historique)

An exhaustive reconstruction of the population of Quebec from the beginnings of French colonization in the seventeenth century. This remarkable tool has been used for a wide variety of research projects involving scholars from many disciplines – history, medicine, linguistics, anthropology, biology, genetics, and genealogy.


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The Freegal® Music service allows patrons to access a collection spanning over 15 million songs, music videos and audiobooks from more than 40,000 music labels worldwide including Sony Music, Epic, RCA, and Columbia. NEW! You can now stream music from Freegal 24/7 instead of the usual 3 hours per day.

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Instantly borrow movies, music, eBooks, comics, audiobooks with your Cornwall Library card. Along with your free 12 downloads per month you can now borrow from the HOOPLA BONUS BORROWS COLLECTION with more than 1,000 top titles and hoopla favourite without affecting your download limit.You don’t have a library card? Try Hoopla Engage and enjoy Hoopla on us. Click here for instructions to access Hoopla Engage.

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A streaming service that showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema with collections from Kino Lorber, Music Box Films, Samuel Goldwyn, The Orchard, The Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers. Enjoy 5 downloads per month with your free Kanopy subscription, brought to you by Cornwall Public Library. NEW! You can now enjoy this service with no limit on downloads.

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Kanopy Kids

Thoughtful entertainment for children aged preschool and up. Parents and caregivers can stream videos from a curated selection of educational and enriching videos on Kanopy Kids with developmentally appropriate, age-based ratings from Common Sense Media, as well as additional parental controls to help keep kids safe.

Cantook Station

Popular and classic French-language eBooks. Compatible with most devices, replaces MaBiblioNumérique.

Novelist Plus

NoveList Plus 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.

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Novelist K-8 Plus

Designed especially with elementary and middle schools in mind, Novelist K-8 Plus 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.

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World Book Web

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: