Accessibility - CELA
The Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) makes it possible and easy for all public libraries in Canada to provide reading materials in accessible formats to patrons with print disabilities. CELA also provides training and support to help libraries deliver their accessible services effectively.
Accessibility - NNELS
The National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS) is a repository of content owned and sustained by Canadian public libraries, working with international partners, libraries, readers, and publishers (particularly Canadian ones) to make copies of books in accessible formats available to readers in Canada who have print disabilities.
This resource is only available on-site at your local library. Ancestry Library Edition is free to access to the same resources the pros use. Learn your genealogy to discover your family history.
AtoZ World Food
Thousands of global recipes, hundreds of fascinating culture and ingredient articles, and essential culinary resources.
Learn 163 languages with Bluebird, the largest audiobook library in the world. Features 12 million prerecorded lessons, personalized courses that match your personal interests and occupation, quizzes, daily lessons and more!
Calgary Herald Archives
The entire archive of the Calgary Herald, the largest and oldest daily newspaper in Alberta, from 1883-2010 is available.
360 Canadian news sources plus archives back to the 1970s. Includes Alberta dailies and weeklies.
The Read Alberta initiative is a project where Alberta libraries have partnered with Alberta publishers in order to make over 1,000 locally published eBooks available to readers across the province. This is hosted on a platform called Cantook Station.
CBC Learning English
A joint project between CBC Edmonton and the Government of Alberta. Practice grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation.
The #1 ranking Canadian Citizenship Test App is now offering Northern Lights Library System users free access to all the test prep questions. Coupon Code: JJYCJSVR
Browse the digital shelves, look at the featured selections and/or filter by format.
Unbiased product reviews for appliances, electronics, babies & kids products, cars and much more. This is an EBSCO resource, so you will have to select it again from EBSCO’s landing page after you sign in.
The online resume builder, create a resume in a few easy steps. User profile recommended by Cypress Resume.
An online research platform with quality databases and search features. Find the needed information fast. This is an EBSCO resource, so you will have to select it again from EBSCO’s landing page after you sign in.
ESCTV: Edmonton Seniors Centre
BROADCASTING FOR THE 55+ COMMUNITY It's easily accessible, just click on the link and unmute the sound! No software to download and no fees to pay. You can watch from a computer, a tablet, a smartphone, or a TV. All you need is an internet connection!
Easy-to-browse categories to help students with their research. This is an EBSCO resource, so you will have to select it again from EBSCO’s landing page after you sign in.
Explora Educator's Edition
Highlights content relevant to teachers. Includes lesson plans and other development resources. This is an EBSCO resource, so you will have to select it again from EBSCO’s landing page after you sign in.
Gale Primary Sources
It provides a wide range of databases and resources to suit a variety of research interests.
A streaming service of audiobooks, albums, movies, and TV shows that can be enjoyed on your PC, tablet, or phone.
An online learning platform that helps you learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.
Niche Academy Tutorials
An online learning platform for library eResources, online programs, social media, and computer skills.
Reader's Advisory Tool: Reading recommended lists by ages and browsed by genres, read-alikes or by mood. This is an EBSCO resource, so you will have to select it again from EBSCO’s landing page after you sign in.
NoveList K - 8
Introduce teachers and students to new books. Encourage independent reading. Contains over 60,000 fiction titles. This is an EBSCO resource, so you will have to select it again from EBSCO’s landing page after you sign in.
Find out what to read next for any age. Search new titles, authors or plots, or find read-alike. This is an EBSCO resource, so you will have to select it again from EBSCO’s landing page after you sign in.
Includes current, popular fiction, and non-fiction eBooks or eAudiobooks for all ages. Read, view and listen on your device.
Prairie Indigenous Collection
Stories by Indigenous authors, and writings about Indigenous culture from publishers in the Prairies.
The world’s largest online newspaper and magazine kiosk, over 2000 publications. Get full issues just as they appear in print.
A fun and free way to learn any of 80 languages with self-directed lessons, live teachers, movies, music.
Read Alberta eBooks & eMagazines
Browse the catalog for ebooks or audiobooks. Check out the featured Prairie Indigenous Ebooks Collection.
An online study help and exam prep for Alberta curriculum grades 3 - 12. Follow the Solaro set up instructions.
These powerful apps synchronize your learning activity with your Transparent Language Online account, meaning you can learn on your computer, phone, or tablet – the choice is yours! Best of all, with 100+ languages for English speakers and English for speakers of 25+ different languages, there is something for every learner.