Caledon Public Library is very excited to offer this A to Z list of online resources you can enjoy anytime, anywhere, from your computer or device.
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Need help? Click the question mark buttons or open the Tutorials slider on the right side of the page to learn how to use some of our most popular online resources, or complete this form to request a Tech Help @ Home session.
Ancestry Library Edition
Ancestry Library Edition provides access to billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more (usually in-library use only, but temporarily available from home).
A to Z World Travel
A to Z World Travel puts world city travel guides at your fingertips. The guides cover a multitude of topics that will help you plan for international travel, including pre-trip planning, excursions, neighborhoods, restaurants, nightlife, and health and safety.
Canadian Reference Centre
Canadian Reference Centre contains thousands of full-text biographies, reference materials and an image collection. This database provides an optimal research experience for students keeping up with current events or studying Canada’s global involvement.
Cypress Resume is an online resume builder that lets you create professional-quality resumes in three quick and simple steps. For additional resume support and employment resources and information, Caledon Community Services, Jobs Caledon offers outreach support in the Community Corner in the Albion Bolton Branch (temporarily on hold).
EBSCOhost provides thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks with a wide range of subject categories for adults and children. It has an academic focus, covering classic literature, business, technology and more.
Gale in Context: Elementary
Gale in Context: Elementary (formerly Kids InfoBits) is the perfect educational product for today’s young learners. It’s a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics.
Hoopla lets you borrow movies, music, eAudiobooks, eBooks, comics and TV shows on your computer, tablet, phone or TV!
PLEASE NOTE: Hoopla is no longer supported by Internet Explorer. Hoopla will require you to add your library pin to Settings. Please find instructions here.
Can’t find what you want in Hoopla? Try Overdrive for books, or Kanopy for movies.
Human Diseases and Conditions, 3rd Ed.
Human Diseases and Conditions presents information on numerous diseases and conditions. Articles include a definition of the disease or condition, an explanation of how it works in the body, information on causes, symptoms and diagnosis, treatment or cure, and lifestyles.
Launchpads are tablets that come preloaded with content suitable for children aged 3-10 years old. Their interactive, multimedia content is curated and bundled together by age, subject and themes.
Little Pim is the leading language learning program for kids age 0-6, developed by Mango Languages. Access learning videos in 12 languages, a parent/teacher guide, printable lessons and fun activities.
Mango Languages offers access to 60 foreign language courses and 17 English courses taught completely in the user’s native language. It is the only language learning resource to teach through film.
National Geographic Kids
National Geographic Kids provides 200 National Geographic Kids books, full issues of National Geographic Kids magazine from 2009 to the present, and more than 500 pictures that you can freely download for educational use.
Niche Academy connects you with interactive tutorials to help you get the most out of your library’s digital library resources, and provides training for social media, productivity tools, and much more.
Novelist Plus is a readers’ advisory resource that provides information about books and helps you find something to read next. It includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists for both fiction and nonfiction, and audiobook recommendations and samples.
Novelist Plus K-8
Novelist Plus K-8 is a readers’ advisory resource designed to help young readers find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Novelist Plus K-8 provides reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction.
NYTimes.com provides access to the latest news articles from the New York Times newspaper (available in English, Chinese and Spanish). PLEASE NOTE: NYTimes Cooking, the Crossword and TimesMachine are not included. Find out how to get started with NYTimes.com (PDF)
OverDrive provides access to a vast online collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks. The collection is shared with libraries throughout Ontario, but we also purchase titles for the exclusive use of our members. Download the Libby app to access Overdrive on your mobile device.
Can’t find what you want in Overdrive? Give Hoopla a try!
Philosophy: Sources, Perspectives, and Methodologies
Philosophy: Sources, Perspectives, and Methodologies is a primer to the study of philosophy, including many diverse philosophical traditions worldwide.
Pressreader provides online access to newspapers and magazines from around the world in full-colour, full-page format. It’s just like reading the print version, including the articles, pictures, and classifieds.
Reference Canada provides information on more than 1 million businesses throughout Canada. Includes name, address, phone number, contacts, number of employees, annual sales volumes, line of business and credit rating.
Road to IELTS Academic
Road to IELTS Academic: online interactive activities, practice tests and answers for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) academic test geared towards those applying for higher education or professional registration in an English speaking environment. Only 6 users allowed at one time. If database is unavailable, please try again in a little while. Cannot be accessed using Microsoft Explorer.
Road to IELTS General
Road to IELTS General: online interactive activities, practice tests and answers for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) general test that focuses on basic skills in broad social and workplace contexts. Only 6 users allowed at one time. If database is unavailable, please try again in a little while. Cannot be accessed using Microsoft Explorer.
Techboomers.com is a free educational website for older adults and inexperienced Internet users. Techboomers will show you how to use popular and trusted websites and Internet-based applications.
Tumblebook Library Premium
The Tumblebook Library Premium collection has over 1,100 titles for children grades K-6. It includes animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles and more
World Book Encyclopedia
World Book Encyclopedia supplies students with reliable information for homework. Provides online research tools including encyclopedia articles, educator tools, ebooks, illustrations, maps, audio files, videos, games, research tools, and more. Includes Spanish and French language databases as well.
UXL Encyclopedia of Science
UXL Encyclopedia of Science 3rd ed. opens up the entire world of science in clear, nontechnical language. Its 798 entries provide fascinating facts covering the entire spectrum of science, from physical, life, and earth sciences to math, psychology, engineering, technology, and the environment.