Research

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Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition

Genealogy info including records from Canada, the UK and the US. In Library Use only.

Britannica ImageQuest

Britannica ImageQuest

Over two million free images for non-commercial use (lesson plans, presentations, flyers, etc).

Britannica School

Britannica School

Encyclopedia articles for students from K – 12.

Canadian Encyclopedia

Canadian Encyclopedia

Interactive articles, including an Indigenous Peoples Collection.

Canadian Newsstand

Canadian Newsstand

Searchable full text of major newspapers, including the StarPhoenix.

Chilton

Chilton

Diagnostic and repair info for cars.

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports

Ratings and recommendations for thousands of products.

Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online

Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online

Biographies of influential Canadians who died between 1000 and 1940.

Encyclopaedia Britannica

Encyclopaedia Britannica

Complete encyclopedia, with articles geared toward both children and adults.

Encyclopédie Canadienne

Encyclopédie Canadienne

L'Encyclopédie canadienne en ligne. The French version of the Canadian Encyclopedia.

Films for Educational & Public Viewing

Films for Educational & Public Viewing

SPL films with public performance rights (can be shown to groups).

Freelaw (Publications Saskatchewan)

Freelaw (Publications Saskatchewan)

All current Government of Saskatchewan legislation.

Henderson Directories

Henderson Directories

Directories for the City of Saskatoon from 1908 – 2000. Check who lived in your house in the 1930s!

IMSLP

IMSLP

Recordings and sheet music of free use, public domain music.

Little Pim

Little Pim

Online language learning in a fun & easy platform, for kids from 0 - 6.

Local History Databases

Local History Databases

Our Local History department offers many of their collections online. Search from home for treasures from the past.

Lynda

Lynda

Online learning in business, software, technology, and creative skills.

Mango

Mango

Online language learning in a fun & easy platform. Now includes Little Pim - language learning for kids from 0 - 6.

Naxos Classical Music

Naxos Classical Music

Free streaming music

Naxos Jazz Music

Naxos Jazz Music

Free streaming music

Naxos Video Library

Naxos Video Library

Streaming video of ballet and opera performances, concerts, and documentaries

Naxos Works Database

Naxos Works Database

Info on classical music, including composer biographies, duration, and instrumentation.

Naxos World Music

Naxos World Music

Free streaming music

New York Times

New York Times

Full access to all current articles in the New York Times. Available both in the library and from home.

Novelist K-8 Plus

Novelist K-8 Plus

Looking for a kids’ book similar to the one you just read? Books for a certain grade? Books in a certain genre? Try Novelist for reading recommendations!

Novelist Plus

Novelist Plus

Looking for a book similar to the one you just read? Books for a certain grade? Books in a certain genre? Try Novelist for reading recommendations!

Oxford English Dictionary Online

Oxford English Dictionary Online

A complete etymological listing of English language vocabulary.

Peel’s Prairie Provinces

Peel’s Prairie Provinces

Materials related to the history of the Prairies. Full text is available for many items.

Prairie Gold: Sports Heroes from Saskatchewan

Prairie Gold: Sports Heroes from Saskatchewan

Biographies of prominent local athletes.

PressReader

PressReader

Full-page access to 5000 newspapers from around the world, including the StarPhoenix.

ProQuest Digital Microfilm

ProQuest Digital Microfilm

Full-page scanned images of the StarPhoenix, from 2011 to present. In Library Use only.

Road to IELTS Academic

Help preparing for the Academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS), an English language proficiency test for those who want to study at an English-speaking university. In Library Use only.

Road to IELTS General

Help preparing for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), an English language proficiency test. In Library Use only.

Saskatchewan Alternative Format Materials Library (SAFM)

Saskatchewan Alternative Format Materials Library (SAFM)

Find school textbooks in Braille and large print.

Saskatchewan Historic Newspapers Online

Saskatchewan Historic Newspapers Online

Newspapers from the Saskatchewan Archives.

Saskatoon Obituary Index

Saskatoon Obituary Index

Citations for obituaries in the StarPhoenix from 1946 – present.

Saskobits.com

Saskobits.com

Full text of obituaries published in the Regina Leader-Post from 2000 – present.

Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Information about Residential Schools in Canada and the final report and Calls to Action of the TRC.

Universalis Senior

Universalis Senior

A French-language online Encyclopedia

Xello

Xello

Find your ideal career with assessments and info about hundreds of occupations. Formerly called "Career Cruising".