Alberta Health Services (AHS) is Canada’s first and largest province-wide, fully-integrated health system, responsible for delivering health services to the over four million people living in Alberta, as well as to some residents of Saskatchewan, B.C. and the Northwest Territories.
Alberta Research Portal gives anyone within Alberta access to millions of primary documents from institutions all over the world. A fantastic resource for students, teachers, and researchers, this portal lets you access the Gale Primary Sources collection, a resource with 69 unique primary source collections, including extensive resources related to First Nations and Indigenous peoples, the Associated Press Collections, Smithsonian Collection Online, Archives of Human Sexuality and Gender, Sabin Americana, and 25 titles from the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Access to over 60 million Canadian records, including birth, marriage, and death records, census records, military records, immigration and naturalization records and more.
Access to this resource has been temporarily expanded to library cardholders working remotely, courtesy of ProQuest and its partner Ancestry.
AudioBookCloud is an online audiobook library collection of streaming audio books for all ages. The audiobooks are not downloadable but can be listened to 24/7, with no check-outs or wait times. To read, the only thing you need besides a device and a browser is an internet connection.
CanLII is a non-profit organization that has been engaged by the law societies of Canada to establish, operate, maintain and provide to the law societies a website dedicated to providing continuous access to a virtual library of Canadian legal information. CanLII's goal is to make Canadian law accessible on the Internet.
Get some of the newest and your old favourites using cloudLibrary. One of four eBook catalogues available to the Peace Library System, cloudLibrary offers a large catalogue of eBooks & eAudiobooks that all library patrons can access with an internet connection. Read and listen at home or download your titles onto your mobile devices and take them to go.
Consumer Reports is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping consumers make informed choices about products, services, and safety. They put over 4000 products through rigorous testing each year. You can use this resource inside and outside of the library. You will be asked for your library barcode when accessing Consumer Reports outside of the library.
Get help finding scholarships and funds for a variety of organizations from all over the country. Grant Connect is constantly updating its catalogue of funders so that you can search through them for the perfect match.
Grant Connect is available to patrons within the library only. It is not available for remote use.
Library and Archives Canada’s (LAC) collection is the shared documentary heritage of all Canadians and spans the entire history of our country. The collection contains materials in all types of formats from across Canada and around the world that are of interest to Canadians.
This site was built by the Alberta Government and Alberta Health Services to give Albertans one place to go for health information they can trust. Healthcare experts across the province make sure the information is correct, up to date, and written for people who live in Alberta.
Need a book recommendation? Use NoveList to search by dozens of appeal factors, look at the list of similar titles, authors and series and get a good look at book awards and their winners.
For more on how NoveList pairs the right book with the right reader, check out The Secret Language of Books: A Guide to Appeal.
RBdigital Magazines offers full color, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. Browse from your library's collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download. Use on your browser or download the RBdigital app today!
PLSB has partnered with the Book Publishers Association of Alberta (BPAA) to make over 1,000 Alberta-published eBooks available to readers across the province. These eBooks can now be borrowed through the Cantook Station platform on public library websites. The collection is augmented quarterly in March, June, Sept and December, and represents a wide range of genres including memoir, literary fiction, mystery, poetry, historical, scholarly, educational, children’s, graphic novels, young adult and speculative fiction. The collection also contains a small and growing eAudiobook selection.
RomanceBookCloud features a core collection of over 1700 eBooks in many categories, from inspirational to paranormal to military to LGBTQ. The books are not downloadable but can be read 24/7, with no check-outs or wait times. To read, the only thing you need besides a device and a browser is an internet connection.
Here, you'll find tutorials on the most popular and useful websites on the Internet, from social networks and dating sites to everyday tools for getting directions and knowing what the weather's going to be like. You can even learn how to listen to music, watch videos, and have phone calls right on your computer through the power of the Internet. They also have special resources dedicated to 50+ adults
TeenBookCloud is an online database of eBooks perfect for middle school and high school readers with 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.
A resource for kids and children beginning to do research and homework. The site is very similar to World Book: Kids but offers all of its content in Spanish.