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Ancestry for Libraries delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. Please note that the vendor has made Ancestry for Libraries temporarily available remotely to allow customers to continue their research during the Pandemic.
Auto Repair Source
This auto repair resource contains detailed instructions for auto repairs for many vehicles, with model years from 1974 to present. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labour estimates, service bulletins and recalls and more.
Canadian Periodical Index
The notable magazine provides information and advice about a range of consumer products and services, including the full text of Consumer Reports Magazine, spotlight areas, news, blogs, forums and video content.
Encyclopedia of British Columbia
Access thousands of articles about British Columbia, including historic photographs, statistics, maps, diagrams, and audio/video clips. Access 6 books about British Columbia online. This resource grants access to Encyclopedia of British Columbia, Raincoast Place Names, Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest, Lilies and Fireweed, Far West, and Where Mountains Meet the Sea.
Freading offers more than 178,000 eBooks from more than 1,100 publishers. eBooks are available in French, German, Spanish and other languages and offer unlimited simultaneous access meaning “No Holds”! New eBooks are added regularly and there is a weekly loan limit of three.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Includes Business Plans Handbook, Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, Encyclopedia of Senior Health: A Guide for Seniors and Their Caregivers, Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests, and Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol and Addictive Behavior.
Greenfile provides access to scholarly, government and general-interest articles with content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Online access to the JOB White Pages, listing current employment opportunities in BC. Includes employer, job title and description, industry, salary, and qualifications. Job candidate searching and online resume posting also available.
During the Covid-19 Pandemic this product is available from home.
Journal of Intellectual Freedom and Privacy
Formerly known as ‘Lynda.com’ LinkedIn Learning provides an online learning platform where anyone can learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Product contains a vast library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts.
The personal information and privacy laws of British Columbia require that we obtain your consent before we continue. The personal information you provide in order to register and use LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) may be collected by the New Westminster Public Library (NWPL) under s.26 (c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of delivering digital content to you. Please be aware that any information collected about you will be stored and/or accessed outside of Canada through the LinkedIn Learning service provider site over which the NWPL has no control and which is governed by the terms and conditions of the service provider. By registering, you are acknowledging and consenting to the handling of your personal information outside of Canada where the privacy requirements will be different than the requirements of privacy legislation in BC. Please be aware that occasionally LinkedIn Learning may include third party links that may have independent privacy policies.
By clicking “continue”, you voluntarily agree and give your consent to your data being accessed and stored outside of Canada.
Rocket Languages is an easy-to-use program for language learning that includes 14 different languages (French, German, Italian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese Mandarin, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese Brazilian, Russian, American Sign Language, ESL for Spanish, and English). Each course includes 120 hours of interactive instruction.
As of November 16, 2020 the Romance Book Cloud is no longer available. The temporary offering of unlimited and unrestricted access has been rescinded by the Vendor.
TeenBookCloud is an online database of eBooks and educator resources with a robust selection of Graphic Novels, Enhanced Novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources, and audiobooks.