employment Library BlogSupport Your LibraryElectronic Resources: authoritative, quality online resources from trusted and reputable publishers LinksEventsFriendsPoliciesHours & Contact Us Catalogue Home   "established 1887"


Electronic Resources

Search by Database   |   Cross Search All Databases   

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry® Library Edition includes more than 4,000 databases of genealogical data from the US, UK, Canada and beyond. The Library acknowledges the support of the Ministry of Culture, SOLS, & OLS-North for this resource that will be of great use and interest to those interested in family history and genealogy research. Available only within the library.

Funded by the Ontario Ministry of Culture's $15 million investment in public libraries through SOLS in collaboration with OLS-North.

 

Audio Book Cloud

Audio Book Cloud allows you to listen to your favourite audio books with just a click of a button. Listen online to audio books in many different categories: fiction, non-fiction, classics and even Spanish language audio books! These books are always available, never on hold, and no need to download. Browse. Click. Listen. It’s that easy!

 

Canadian Points of View Reference Centre

Your 14 digit number found on the back of your Muskoka Lakes Library card will need to be keyed in to access this site.

Canadian Points of View Reference Centre™ is designed to assist students and researchers in understanding the full scope of a wide range of controversial subjects and features a series of full-text essays representing opposing viewpoints on a variety of important issues.

 

Career Cruising

Your 14 digit number found on the back of your Muskoka Lakes Library card will need to be keyed in to access this site

Find careers that suit your interests; search careers and find out what they are really like; find out where to get the education you need to start your career.

 

Consumer Health Complete

Your 14 digit number found on the back of your Muskoka Lakes Library card will need to be keyed in to access this site

Consumer Health Complete is designed for the everyday consumer of health care information. It provides convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information. Users can search and browse within medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles, as well as within evidence-based reports, fact sheets & pamphlets, drug & herb information, alternative sources, images & diagrams, and video & animations.

 

Gale Cengage

Your 14 digit number found on the back of your Muskoka Lakes Library card will need to be keyed in to access this site.

The resources contained in these databases, which includes Chilton’s Auto Repair Library, Grzimek's Animal Life, Home Improvement Collection, Culinary Arts Collection, Nursing and Allied Health Collection, to name but a few of the hundreds of collections available, will provide access to information that is needed every day by individual Ontarians and students of all ages. The resources and materials go well beyond what is available on the Internet offering full text of newspapers, magazines and books. Access to these databases will be available from wherever people are in Ontario; at home, work, or school. The variety of information to be found in the databases will satisfy the youngest school child, the researcher in a University lab, in fact any citizen of Ontario. Users authenticated on a library system through the web will have access to the astonishing range of information to be found in the databases. Users will be asked for their 14 digit library card barcode.

 

EBSCOhost eBooks & eAudioBooks

Your 14 digit number found on the back of your Muskoka Lakes Library card will need to be keyed in to access this site

Download eBooks and Audiobooks from EBSCOhost.

 

NoveList & NoveList Plus

Your 14 digit number found on the back of your Muskoka Lakes Library card will need to be keyed in to access this site.

NovelList Plus: Do you need help finding that perfect book. Perhaps you're looking for a book in a specific genre, or maybe you just need to know the next book in your favourite mystery series. If so, NoveList Plus is the solution for you. NoveList Plus is a comprehensive online readers' advisory tool. Using NoveList Plus, you can search among hundreds of thousands of popular fiction and readable nonfiction titles, and also retrieve author read-alikes, book lists, book discussion guides, and more.

NovelList: If you’re only interested in fiction reading materials, check out NoveList. It has all of the same features and functionality of NoveList Plus without the nonfiction content.

 

Overdrive Downloadable Audio and Ebooks

Download digital Audiobooks anytime and then transfer to your portable device! This is a project made possible by the Ontario Ministry of Culture’s $15 Million Investment in Public Libraries. With OverDrive Media Console v3.2, most WMA Audiobooks are iPod®-compatible!

Visit the site, login, choose Muskoka Lakes Public Library, enter your library card number and follow the Quick Start Guide to search, place holds, check out and download. No late fees – items automatically return.

Funded by the Ontario Ministry of Culture's $15 million investment in public libraries through SOLS in collaboration with OLS-North. Support of the Government of Ontario gratefully acknowledged.

 

PebbleGo: The Emergent Reader Research Solution

PebbleGo, the award winning K-3 database for reading and research, features two distinct databases for K to grade 3 students: PebbleGo Animals and PebbleGo Earth and Space. Both databases feature built in reading and research tools, and are expertly leveled for emerging readers. Audio supports navigation, and all articles include narrated text and highlighting.

 

Service Ontario

ServiceOntario is a single window for government information, providing assistance and referrals on behalf of provincial ministries. Additionally, ServiceOntario also offers transactions, such as application filing or intake services. Information about government services is available in one easy-to-use location. The website is particularly user-friendly because it organizes information by key words and themes. This means that users don’t need to first figure out which ministry or organization to go to when they need information and services.

 

Teen Health and Wellness

Your 14 digit number found on the back of your Muskoka Lakes Library card will need to be keyed in to access this site

Provides students with curricular support and self-help on topics including diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, fitness, mental health, diversity, family life, and more. Developed for teens, with their unique concerns and perspective in mind.

 

Tumble Book Cloud

TumbleBookCloud is the middle school AND high school collection which contains over 600 titles. This collection contains a vast array of YA/Teen novels, classics, poetry, short stories, YA/Teen audiobooks, popular graphic novels, and world class educational videos from National Geographic.

 

Tumble Book Cloud Junior

TumbleBookCloud Junior contains early reader chapter books, children's classics, graphic novels, children's audio books and National Geographic videos. With over 600 titles and reading levels from grades 3-6, TumbleBookCloud Junior is a great option for adventurous young readers who wish to go beyond the picture book collection in TumbleBookLibrary.

 

Tumble Book Library

TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks – animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.

 

SOLS_OLSN_banner
Ontario Banner

return to top