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Canadian Research

Canadian Reference Centre
Search for Canadian facts, biographies, images, maps and flags. Full-text and peer-reviewed articles are available from Canadian and International sources. Great for projects!

E-Books & Audiobooks

cloudLibrary eBooks and Audiobooks
Read or listen to books on your computer, phone or mobile device.

Homework Help

BrainFuse HelpNow
Brainfuse HelpNow is an all-in-one suite of on-demand, anytime, anywhere online learning and tutoring service for all ages and levels. Brainfuse HelpNow offers a comprehensive suite of online academic services designed to support many learning needs and styles.
The Brainfuse HelpNow service offers support for the Ontario Curriculum, from K-12, with tutoring service available every day from 2:00 pm – 11:00 pm.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Find general, up-to-date information on various topics. Search for images using the visual search option and limit your searches to full-text for the best results. You may also search within the text of articles to narrow your search to the most relevant information. Appropriate for all ages!
Masterfile Complete
Search for reliable, full-text and peer-reviewed information on a wide variety of topics with Masterfile Complete. Also provides access to useful charts, photographs, diagrams, graphs, illustrations and maps. Contains articles from Consumer Reports magazine from 1985-present.
Power Search
Maximize your results by searching several of our databases at the same time!
Salem History
Search the complete content of the following printed reference sets: The Decades (American history series), Great Events From History (global events), Great Lives From History (biographies) and Milestone Documents (primary source material).

Jobs, Careers & Practice Tests offers a series of free practice tests, based on the most recent MTO Driver’s Handbook, and a G1 test simulator designed to help prepare you for your G1 exam. This resource also includes M1 practice tests. Find answers to frequently asked questions about applying for or renewing a driver's licence in Ontario, and more.

Language Learning

Mango Languages
Learn a new language with Mango! This interactive, self-paced resource is designed to help you learn common conversational words and phrases in many different languages such as Spanish, Italian, French and Chinese. Great for vacationers and ESL students!

Download the Mango Languages app


Flipster is a next-generation magazine service that allows you to download digital versions of the latest issues of popular magazines to your computer, tablet or mobile device. Available titles include HELLO!, Maclean’s, Newsweek, People, Rolling Stone, US Weekly, Wired and many more!

Reading Recommendations

Discover exciting new authors and titles to read based upon your reading preferences! Search by author, title and series for great books for teens! Contains read-a-like recommendations for fiction and some non-fiction titles.
Novelist K-8
Find new teen/tween fiction to enjoy based upon your reading preferences!