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Where can I find information I can trust online?

Online databases in our virtual collection are your reliable source of information online. Access our databases to find:

  • secondary source resources
  • health information
  • up to date, credible news sources
  • how-to guides

Virtual database collection

Click through to our Digital Library and then log in using your Library barcode number and PIN

  • Scroll through the list of available databases and click through to start reading
  • Not sure which database you need? Check out the list of categories below for more guidance
  • Looking for a particular magazine, newspaper, or journal? Use our A-Z search tool

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Database Details

Biography Environment
Books and Literature Health
Business and Careers Kids
Do It Yourself Local History and Genealogy
eBooks Magazines and Newspapers
Encyclopedias and General Music and Media
Science and Technology

tbpl-conversationBiography

tbpl-openbookBooks and Literature

tbpl-ideaBusiness and Careers

  • Canadian Reference Centre
  • Gale Academic OneFile
  • Gale eBooks
  • Gale in Context/Biography
  • Grant Connect
  • InfoCanada Canadian Businesses
  • SimplyAnalytics (video tutorial available)

tbpl-pencilDo It Yourself

  • Auto Repair Source (video tutorial available): search by year, make, model, and engine for service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles 
  • Home Improvement Reference Centre (video tutorial available) is an online tool for home improvement assistance, including:
    • maintenance
    • remodeling
    • electrical work
    • plumbing
    • wood projects
    • outdoor improvements
    • decorating home & garden
    • how-to videos and a glossary of terms
  • Small Engine Repair Reference Centre (video tutorial available) offers detailed instructions for the repair of:
    • all terrain vehicles
    • generators and other small engines
    • marine/boat motors
    • motorcycles
    • outdoor power equipment
    • personal watercraft (Jet skis, etc)
    • snowmobiles
    • tractors
  • Transparent Language (video tutorial available)

tbpl-ebookseBooks

  • cloudLibrary (click to access from anywhere -- you'll need your Library Card number and PIN)
  • eAudiobooks on EBSCOhost
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • Gale EBooks
  • Gale Literature Criticism Online
  • TumbleBooks
    • *NOTE:   logging in with your Library card number is now required for using Tumblebooks outside of Library locations. 

 

tbpl-articleEncyclopedias and General

  • Britannica Library
  • Canadian Reference Centre
  • Gale Academic OneFile Select
  • Gale in Context/Biography
  • Gale EBooks
  • Grant Connect
  • MasterFILE Premier

tbpl-natureEnvironment

 tbpl-health--1- Health

tbpl-kidsliteratureKids

 

tbpl-familyhistoryLocal History and Genealogy

tbpl-magazinesMagazines and Newspapers

tbpl-musicMusic and Media

tbpl-scienceScience and Technology

  • Britannica Library
  • Canadian Reference Centre
  • Gale Academic OneFile Select
  • Gale eBooks
  • Gale General OneFile
  • GreenFile
  • MasterFile Premier

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    Video Tutorials

    For the entire Learning with the Library video playlist, visit our YouTube channel.

    More Help

    Email coaches@tbpl.ca for more detailed assistance, or email comments@tbpl.ca for help signing up for a Library card or updating your PIN

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