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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.
LOGIN TO ANCESTRY (remote access available until December 31, 2021)
Auto Repair Source contains detailed instructions for repairing vehicles with model years from 1974 to present. All content is from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes diagrams, instructions, maintenance schedules, parts and labour estimates, service bulletins, recalls and more.
LOGIN TO BC BUILDING AND PLUMBING CODES (available in-library only)
The Canadian Periodical Index comprises nearly 1200 Canadian periodicals in English and French, with full-text from 550 periodicals. Indexing is from 1980 to the present, and full-text is available from 1983 to the present.
Consumer Reports 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.
EBSCO Databases provide access to a number of resources including: Auto Repair Reference Centre, Consumer Reports, Explora Canada, GreenFile, MasterFile, NoveList and the Small Engine Repair Reference Center.
The Encyclopedia of British Columbia provides articles about British Columbia including historic photographs, statistics, maps, and videos. Resource includes the Encyclopedia of British Columbia, Raincoast Place Names, Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest, Lilies and Fireweed, Far West, and Where Mountains Meet the Sea.
The 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.
Job Freeway provides 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.
LOGIN TO JOB FREEWAY (available in-library only)
LOGIN TO JOURNAL OF INTELLECTUAL FREEDOM AND PRIVACY (available in-library only)
Kanopy is a streaming service for classic cinema, indie films, and documentaries. It includes Kanopy Kids, which gives unlimited access to streaming kids movies, TV shows, and animated picture books for children ages 2 and up.
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 Kanopy 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 Kanopy 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 Kanopy may include third party links that may have independent privacy policies.
By clicking “LOGIN TO KANOPY” you voluntarily agree and give your consent to your data being accessed and stored outside of Canada.
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 “LOGIN TO LINKEDIN LEARNING” you voluntarily agree and give your consent to your data being accessed and stored outside of Canada.
Mango Languages offers learning resources for more than 70 world languages, designed for a diverse range of learning needs, styles, and backgrounds. The intuitive interface is well designed and provides sequential units covering conversation and grammatical activities.
Masterfile Premier is a multidisciplinary database that provides full text information for nearly 1,700 general reference publications dating as far back as 1975 as well as an image collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags.
Novelist is a reader’s advisory tool to help you find the perfect book, including 100,000+ fiction books for all ages. Users can find books according to a favourite author, plot, settings and other elements.
Rocket Languages is a language learning program that includes Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hindi, English, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, and Sign Language. Modules can be downloaded and played on your MP3 player.
Small Engine Repair Reference Centre provides information on repairs of ATVs, boat motors, motorcycles, outdoor power equipment, personal watercraft, snowmobiles, tractors, generators and other small engines.
Solaro is an online exam prep resource with thousands of practice questions in various formats including: Multiple Choice, Numerical Response, and interactive types. Course material follows the B.C. Curriculum and includes lessons, reviews, and practice tests for students in grades 3 to 12 across science, math, social studies, and English. This resources provides access to the same material covered in the Key Study guides..
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.
Tense Buster helps English language learners improve their reading, writing, listening, speaking, vocabulary and grammar skills. It provides users with the opportunity to develop their skills at five levels of difficulty from simple present at Beginner level to phrasal verbs at Advanced.
LOGIN TO VEHICLE SAFETY AND INSPECTION STANDARDS (available in-library only)
World Book provides a comprehensive reference tool that can be customized for different age groups and academic levels. Includes encyclopedia entries, images, maps, videos, timelines, current news, links to external articles, and more.