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ALLDATA Online

ALLDATA Online

Diagnostic and repair info for cars.

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition

Genealogy info including records from Canada, the UK and the US. You must be at the library to access Ancestry.

Basic ESL

Basic ESL

Learn to read and speak English.

Britannica School

Britannica School

Encyclopedia articles for students from K – 12.

Canada Law Book (O’Brien’s Book of Forms)

Canada Law Book (O’Brien’s Book of Forms)

Canadian Encyclopedia

Canadian Encyclopedia

Interactive articles, including an Indigenous Peoples Collection.

Canadian Newsstand

Canadian Newsstand

Searchable full text of major newspapers, including the StarPhoenix.

Career Cruising

Career Cruising

Find your ideal career with assessments and info about hundreds of occupations.

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports

Ratings and recommendations for thousands of products.

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.

Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan

Articles, illustrations, maps, and photos dealing with all aspects of life in Saskatchewan.

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)

All current Government of Saskatchewan legislation.

Henderson Directories

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

Image Quest

Image Quest

Over 2 million free images for non-commercial use (lesson plans, presentations, flyers, etc).

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.

Naxos Classical Music

Naxos Classical Music

Free streaming music

Naxos Jazz Music

Naxos Jazz Music

Free streaming music

Naxos Video Library

Naxos Video Library

Steaming 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

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!

Old Car Manual Project

Hard-to-find manuals, brochures, and ads for old cars.

Oxford Art Online

Oxford Art Online

Search several Oxford art reference works at once. Biographies and subject entries.

Oxford English Dictionary Online

Oxford English Dictionary Online

Oxford Music Online

Oxford Music Online

Search several Oxford music reference works at once. Biographies and subject entries.

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.

Road to IELTS Academic

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.

Road to IELTS General

Road to IELTS General

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

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

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.

TumbleBookCloud

TumbleBookCloud

eBooks, graphic novels, audiobooks, and educational videos for grades 6 and up.

TumbleBookCloud Junior

TumbleBookCloud Junior

Interactive books and games for kids from grade 3 – 6.

TumbleBookLibrary

TumbleBookLibrary

Interactive books & games for kids from pre-K to grade 3. Picture books, chapter books, non-fiction, and language-learning books; music; puzzles.

Universalis Junior

Universalis Junior

A French-language reference tool for kids, created by Encyclopedia Britannica.

Universalis Senior

A French-language reference tool created by Encyclopedia Britannica.