Wednesday, January 25, 2012

More New Library Databases - for Adults

Like print books, we are continuously adding new databases to our online collection that will help you find a variety of high-quality information.  To access you just need your SPL library card number! (all 14 digits and no spaces).  They are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week - wherever you have Internet access.

Canadian Reference Center
CRC includes Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books. This database includes leading Canadian periodicals and international (U.S. and U.K) periodicals in full text; full text reference books; full text biographies and an Image Collection. Updated daily.

Canada's Information Resource Centre
An all-encompassing Canadian online source that provides access to tens of thousands of cultural and professional organizations, government offices, law firms, banks, health and education facilities, libraries, and the media ranging from magazines to broadcasters. With CID you have access to over 100,000 contact names across Canada, too. All carefully indexed for easy productive search queries. Includes

Includes a dictionary, atlas, Citation Builder, and local and country research guides, help you compile the data and information you need to complete assignments and background research. There are even computer and web tutorials!

Alt HealthWatch focuses on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.  You will find information on acupuncture, aromatherapy, childbirth, Chinese medicine, chiropractic, creative therapies, energy medicine, herbalism, homeopathy, naturopathy, nutrition and osteopathy.  Articles date from today back to 1990.  Create a personal account and set up email alerts or save your searches. 

If you have any questions using these sites, please let us know!

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