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Electronic Resources

Tweed Public Library offers a rich selection of digital subscribed resources. Our databases are available through the library's web site 24/7, from inside the library, home, school or work. You will need your library card number to access them.

ebs

eBook Public Library Collection - With a collection of more than 40,400 titles chosen specifically for public libraries, this general reference collection features fiction titles for both adults and juveniles, as well as best-selling and highly-recommended titles from industry leading publishers.

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eBook Canadian Collection - This subscription package with over 10,400 titles offers libraries a critical mass of Canadian content, providing a core collection of titles by Canadian publishers and authors and covering topics pertaining to Canada, Canadian history, native culture, politics and current events.The collection offers a diverse range of content including academic titles from university presses covering the subject areas of language and literature, social sciences, history, philosophy, psychology, religion and more.

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Primary Search - Created and Written for Elementary School Students. Designed specifically for elementary school libraries, this database contains full text for popular children's magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, such as endangered species, famous musicians, fitness, space exploration and more.

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Automobile Repair. The Most Comprehensive Collection of Automobile Repair Reference Information. This database contains do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, TSBs and updates are added to the product on a regular basis. All of the content has been created by ASE certified technicians.

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Canadian Reference Centre - The Largest Collection of Full-Text Regional Canadian and International Content. This database includes leading Canadian periodicals and international periodicals in full text, full-text reference books, thousands of full-text biographies, and an image collection containing more than one million photos, maps and flags. The collection includes images from Canadian Press.

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MasterFile Premier - A Digital Collection of Full-Text Magazines for Public Libraries. Designed specifically for public libraries, this database provides full text for magazines, reference books and primary source documents. It also includes an extensive image collection containing photos, maps and flags.

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OverDrive

Ontario Library Download Centre - With millions of checkouts and desktop installations, OverDrive provides the leading e-book download service for libraries. Our support for PC, Mac®, iPod®, Zune®, Sony® Reader™, kobo™, and thousands of other mobile devices makes our library platform the most compatible library download service. We also offer the largest collection of audiobooks, eBooks, music, and video for the library – all available on a single website for browsing, checking out, and downloading.

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NoveList K-8

Novelist K-8. This branch of NoveList is suitable for kids.  Look up books by your favourite authors and discover new ones!

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NoveList

Novelist - This database allows readers to search for their favourite authors or titles, and find others of similar interest.  Users can browse theme-oriented book lists at every reading level through Explore Fiction, and look for outstanding titles in Best Fiction

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CR

Consumer Reports - Doing research takes time. Choosing the wrong product wastes money. Provide trusted information for making the smart choice. Enable thorough product comparisons with Consumer Reports' (CR) comprehensive archive of expert, unbiased product reviews. Consumer Reports is the world's largest nonprofit product-testing organization and has been helping subscribers find better, safer products for 80+ years. Consumer Reports accepts no outside advertising and no free test samples, and employs shoppers and experts to buy and test the products reviewed.

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Our Ontario

Ontario History - Find digital image, text, audio and video materials about Ontario history, heritage and culture. Search the collections of libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, heritage and community groups, government agencies, and private collections in Ontario and across Canada ... via a single search portal.

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xplora Kids

Explora - Children - Get help with your class assignments using Explora™, a kid-friendly interface from EBSCO, now available at your library. Learn about endangered species, famous musicians, space exploration and more!

Explora contains complete articles from dozens of the most popular elementary school magazines. All complete articles are assigned reading-level indicators (Lexiles®), and many articles are available in color PDF. You’ll also find easy-to-read encyclopedia entries written specifically for kids and more than one million images of photos, maps and flags!

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Xplora

Explora - Canada - Finding a topic to research is easy with Explora Canada. Explora gives you the option to browse topics by category right from the home page.

The categories include:
•Arts and Literature
•Biography
•Business and Careers
•Current Events
•Geography and Culture
•Health
•History and Social Science
•Science and Math

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Ancestry

Ancestry Library Edition - Access available only on computers at your local library. Ask your librarian for details.

Use inside the Library Only