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Online Databases

Chatham-Kent Public Library provides access to online databases for use in the library or at home, school and work. Use these resources to find articles from newspapers, magazines, academic journals and ebooks.

To remotely access online databases, you will need the 10 digit barcode on your library card.

Online Databases Available at CKPL

Alphabetical List of Online Databases
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3M Cloud Library

3M Cloud Library
Find titles in the Chatham-Kent Public Library online catalogue or link directly to the library's 3M Cloud Library website. You can download apps for your computer or mobile device from the 3M Cloud Library website too.

Remote access available. 

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Access Science

Access Science
AccessScience online science database features fully searchable content from McGraw-Hill's Encyclopedia of Science & Technology. AccessScience provides access to authoritative articles in all major areas of science and technology [McGraw-Hill].

Updated: Daily
Remote access available.  Subscription ends June 30, 2016

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 Alt HealthWatch

Alternative and Holistic Health Database 
This alternative health database provides full text for 180 publications on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness, including full text for many peer-reviewed journals, reports and proceedings, as well as association and consumer newsletters dating back to 1990. [Ebsco]

Updated: Daily
Remote access available.

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Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition
Ancestry Library Edition provides access to family history via documents that record the lineage of over 5 billion individuals. It contains records from Canada, the United States, and parts of Europe, including records such as census and voter lists, birth, marriage and death, military, immigration and emigration [Proquest].

Updated: Daily
In library use only.

Canadian content.

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Canadian Newstand

Canadian Newstand
This database offers unparalleled access to the full text of several Canadian newspapers. Included are national and leading regional papers such as National Post and the Ottawa Citizen. Also included are major papers from the provinces, supplemented by smaller market dailies as well as weeklies and other papers, providing a detailed geographic coverage [Proquest].

Updated: Daily
Remote access available.
Canadian content.

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Canadian Periodical Index Quarterly (CPI.Q)

Canadian Periodical Index Quarterly (CPI.Q)
CPI.Q, the electronic version of the Canadian Periodical Index, provides the most-requested Canadian reference information available. Includes Canadian and international periodicals such as The Globe and Mail, Maclean's weekly magazine, and Canadian News Facts. Bilingual interface (English and French) [Gale].

Updated: Daily
Remote access available.
Canadian content.

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Canadian Points of View Reference Centre

Canadian Points of View Reference Centre
Canadian Points of View Reference Centre is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides information on 100 key topics of interest to Canadian researchers [Ebsco]

Updated: Daily.
Remote access available.
Canadian content.

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Career Cruising

Career Cruising
This is a fully bilingual database which has been designed to help students and others plan their future. Users are able to access hundreds of detailed occupation profiles. It also provides a national database of post-secondary schools.

Updated: Annually and as necessary.
Remote access available.

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Chatham Daily News

Chatham Daily News
Full-text Chatham Daily News articles from 1999 to current day. Provided by Postmedia Network.

Note: Must use Internet Explorer to access database.
Updated: Daily
In library use only.

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 Chilton Library

Chilton Library
Information on auto tear-downs provided in step-by-step procedures, engine, chassis, electrical, drive train, routine maintenance and suspension work for mechanics of any experience level. Photos, illustrations and repair procedures. [Gale]

Updated: Monthly
Remote access available.

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 Consumer Health Complete

Consumer Health Complete
Designed to support the information needs of patients, this full-text database covers all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. Includes topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, fitness, nutrition and dietetics, children's health, and men and women's health. [Ebsco]

Updated: Daily
Remote access available.

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Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports is a trusted, one-stop shopping resource complete with ratings, reviews, expert buying advice, product comparisons, consumer user reviews, and product video clips. [Ebsco]

Updated: Daily
Remote access available.

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 culture grams

 

CultureGrams

CultureGrams contains concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on the countries of the world. It goes beyond mere facts and figures to deliver an insider's perspective on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.

Remote access available.
Log in using your library card and pin number.

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EbscoHost

Ebsco Host
EBSCOhost is a powerful online reference system that offers a variety of proprietary full text databases and popular databases from leading information providers.

Remote access available.
Canadian content.

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Flipster

Flipster
Flipster is a digital magazine distribution service. Access magazines via a web browser or a custom app for tablets, and download magazines to read offline, anytime, anywhere. Currently includes Chatelaine, Consumer Reports, Hello! Canada, Maclean's, People, US Weekly, Rolling Stone, and others.

Remote access available.

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Gale Courses

Gale Courses
Online instructor led and/or accredited courses in business, tech software, graphic design, test prep, and more!

Remote access available.

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Gale Online Resources Power Search

Gale Online Resources Power Search
Gale PowerSearch allows you to search a selection of Gale ebooks, Gale Virtual Reference Library, (not updated since 2011) and General Reference Centre Gold, in one search.

Remote access available.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research (not updated since 2011).

Remote access available.

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Grant Connet

Grant Connect (formerly Canadian Directory to Foundations & Corporations)
This online database contains updated information on Canadian grant-making foundations.

In library use only.
Canadian content.

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Hoopla Digital

Hoopla
Instantly borrow free digital movies, TV series, music, and more, 24/7 with your library card. Bringing you hundreds of thousands of movies, full music albums, audiobooks and more – from Hollywood blockbusters to best selling artists and authors – not just the hits, but the niche and hard-to-find as well.

Remote access available.

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Law Depot

Law Depot
Access thousands of legal forms across all categories, including real estate, business, human resources, family, and more. Access your LawDepot account at any time and from any computer with internet access to view, edit, create, and print your legal documents.

Remote access available.

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Literature Resource Center

Literature Resource Center  
Literature Resource Center is a comprehensive online source for literary criticism and other information about authors, their works, and literary topics. [Gale]

Updated: Daily
Remote access available.

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Magill’s Medical Guide

Magill’s Medical Guide
A user-friendly interface that provides all the content of the printed version of Magill’s Medical Guide. Over 1,000 articles, 644 sidebars, hundreds of photographs, illustrations, indexes, appendixes, and directories.

Tip: Add '0' to your library barcode to login.
Remote access available.

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NoveList Plus K-8

NoveList Plus K-8
Designed especially for elementary and middle school students, NoveList K-8 is an online database with fiction titles chosen specifically to support the pleasure reading needs of students. Includes book talks, recommended reads book lists, excerpts and reading levels. [Ebsco]

Remote access available.

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NoveList Plus

NoveList Plus
You can search thousands of popular fiction and non-fiction titles, retrieve author-read-alikes, book lists, book discussion guides and recommended reads and more. NoveList Plus is a complete readers' resource [Ebsco].

Remote access available.

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OurOntario.ca Government Documents Collection

Our Ontario Government Documents Collection

Access more than 32,000 government documents from the collection of the Ontario Legislative Library, with new documents being added quarterly. You can find documents by typing in your search words in the search box, or by browsing lists of titles, a list of the ministry/agency, authors, subjects, or years.

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Overdrive Audiobooks  & eBooks

OverDrive Audiobooks & eBooks 
OverDrive provides a collection of fiction and non-fiction ebooks, audiobooks, music and videos. You can read an ebook in your browser or download to a mobile device (available for ebooks, audiobooks, music, and some videos). All you need is the Internet and your library card!

Updated: Monthly
Remote access available.

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 PebbleGo

PebbleGo
Targeted to K to Grade 3 age group, PebbleGo Animals and PebbleGo Earth and Space databases feature built-in reading and research tools expertly leveled for emerging readers. Articles include narrated text and highlighting.

Remote access available.

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 Santé en français/Consumer Health Information - French (Canadian)

Santé en français   
(Consumer Health Information)

Fournit des rapports faciles à lire avec des renseignements scientifiquement fondés dans le domaine de la santé. Ces rapports couvrant diverses maladies, conditions et traitements sont vérifiés par des médecins et reflètent les données les plus récentes.

French-language articles about common medical conditions and procedures in an easy-to-understand manner.

Updated: Daily

Remote access available.
Canadian content.

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Teen Health & Wellness

Teen Health & Wellness
Rosen Teen Health and Wellness provides teens and young adults, twelve through nineteen years of age, with curricular support and self-help on topics including diseases and conditions; drugs and alcohol; nutrition and fitness; mental and emotional health; sexuality and sexual health; bullying and internet safety; green living; family life, and more [Rosen Publishing].

Updated: Daily
Remote access available.
Canadian content.

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TumbleBookCloud Junior

TumbleBookCloud Junior
With over 600 titles and reading levels from grades 3 to 8, TumbleBookCloud Junior is a great option for adventurous young readers who wish to go beyond the picture book collection in TumbleBookLibrary!

Remote access available.

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TumbleBook Library

TumbleBook Library
An online collection of animated talking picture books that teach children the joy of reading in a format they will love. [Tumble Book]

Remote access available.

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World Book Web

World Book Online
An online version of the print encyclopedia set, World Book Online also contains multimedia, maps, editor-reviewed websites and more [World Book].

Remote access available.

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Your Life Moments (Osprey Obituaries)

Your Life Moments (Osprey Obituaries)
Archive of obituaries, celebrations and announcements from Osprey newspapers across Canada.

Note: Must use Internet Explorer to access database.
In library use only.
Canadian content.

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Zinio Digital Magazines

Zinio Magazines @ your library
The magazines you love – now available online at your library! CKPL subscribes to over 100 digital magazines which you can read online or download to your home computer, tablet, or smartphone! Zinio magazines deliver the exact same content you get in print, plus exclusive features like video, audio, and live links!

Remote access available.

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Chatham-Kent Public Library gratefully acknowledges the support of the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport through SOLS (Southern Ontario Library Service).

Southern Ontario Library Service

 



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Wednesday, July 20, 2016
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