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Digital Product Help:
 

•  3M Cloud Library Support

•  OverDrive Support

•  Zinio Online Support

•  Gale Courses Support

•  Lynda.com Support

 


For additional help, please click here to contact Brampton Library directly.

eBooks & eAudiobooks free with your library card

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eBooks


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3M Cloud Library is an eBook lending service offering thousands of fiction and nonfiction titles for all ages. The Cloud Library 
offers an innovative way to browse and check out eBooks, place holds, return titles, and access Cloud Library account
information in the library catalogue or a 3M Cloud Library app. A 3M Cloud Library app is required to read checked out titles. 
 

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OverDrive
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 Access thousands of digital books and audio from the comfort of your own home or on the go

 

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Archambault Ebook Collection: Ma biblio numérique

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Parlez-vous français?  Check out Archambault's French ebook collection. It has a wide variety of electronic titles from Quebec and includes French translations of English works. Browse, checkout titles, and place holds. Available 24/7, you can read ebooks from your smartphone, tablet, e-reader or computer. Get started by downloading the Bluefire Reader for WindowsAndroid or iOS. For your e-reader, computer and laptop use Adobe Digital Editions. All you need is your library card to set up an account and get started. 

For more information on Archambault, including how to use the service on your device, check out their FAQs.

Click here for the English Login 

Cliquez ici pour la connexion française

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TumbleBooks


An online collection of read-along picture books for preschool and elementary school children and their families. Features adjustable online text and complete audio narration. Sentences are highlighted as they are being read and the pages can turn automatically.

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TumbleBookCloud

An online collection of books for school-age students. Features adjustable online text and complete audio narration. Sentences are highlighted as they are being read and the pages can turn automatically. TumbleBookCloud includes videos from National Geographic, new Audio Books, and 44 additional chapter book titles.

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Ebooks from EBSCOhost are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can browse by subject, view eBook Table of Contents from search Result List, optional download capabilities and user selected checkout duration, For ebooks with a limited number of users, place a hold and view your place in line. 

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Gale Virtual Reference Library signin icon

A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Subjects cover arts & literature; medicine; biography; business; history; science; education; world issues and many other topics

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eAudiobooks
 

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Access thousands of digital books and audio from the comfort of your own home or on the go. 
 

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An online collection of books, AudioBookCloud.com allows you to listen to your favorite audio books with just a click of a button. Listen to audio books in many different categories: fiction, non-fiction, childrens, classics and even Spanish language audio books! 

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Audio books from EBSCOhost are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can browse by subject, listen to audio book sample clips, and download audio books in a few easy steps.

Newspapers & Magazines

 

 

PressReader


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Access full­-colour, digital versions of today's top newspapers and magazines from around the world in more than 60 languages. 

Choose the Library Press Display option if you can't make it to the Library to authenticate with the PressReader hotspot. 

Choose the free PressReader App if you want to read on-­the-­go with your smartphone, tablet or e­reader. Choose www.pressreader.com for your laptop. These mobile options provide 30 days of on-­the-­go access before you have to re­authenticate with the PressReader hotspot at your local Brampton Library branch. 

Please note that the only way to activate PressReader for the 30 days mobile access is in a Brampton Library branch with Library WiFi.


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Zinio

 Zinio

Read digital copies of popular magazines on your computer, tablet, or smartphone.  No waitlists, return dates or limits on the number of magazines you can checkout and download.  Issues are yours to keep.  Instantly stream magazines on your PCs or Macs, or download magazines to mobile devices for offline reading.


Click below for our User Guide
Zinio Guide

Product Support:

Contact Zinio for Libraries support team at yourrbdigitalsupport@recordedbooks.com

Available 7:30am - 6:30pm, EST (Monday-Friday)
 

eNewspapers & eMagazines


Brampton Library offers a wide variety of online and newspapers & magazines free with your library card. Check them out:

 

Zinio

 

 Zinio

Read digital copies of popular magazines on your computer, tablet, or smartphone.  No waitlists, return dates or limits on the number of magazines you can checkout and download.  Issues are yours to keep.  Instantly stream magazines on your PCs or Macs, or download magazines to mobile devices for offline reading.

Product Support:

Contact Zinio for Libraries support team at yourrbdigitalsupport@recordedbooks.com

Available 7:30am - 6:30pm, EST (Monday-Friday)

Zinio Introductory Video 

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PressReader


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Access full­-colour, digital versions of today's top newspapers and magazines from around the world in more than 60 languages. 

Choose the Library Press Display option if you can't make it to the Library to authenticate with the PressReader hotspot. 

Choose the free PressReader App if you want to read on-­the-­go with your smartphone, tablet or e­reader. Choose www.pressreader.com for your laptop. These mobile options provide 30 days of on-­the-­go access before you have to re­authenticate with the PressReader hotspot at your local Brampton Library branch. 

Please note that the only way to activate PressReader for the 30 days mobile access is in a Brampton Library branch with Library WiFi.

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Brampton Newspaper Index (Our Ontario)signin icon

Brampton Guardian newspaper. Includes Birth, Marriage, Death announcements 

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Canadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA) Fulltext Reference signin icon

Indexes, from 1982 to present, over 800 Canadian business and current affairs periodicals and news sources. Full text access is provided for over 150 of these titles 

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The Globe and Mail (Canada's Heritage from 1844) signin icon

Complete works of The Globe and Mail newspaper since its inception as The Globe in 1844. Every news story, photograph, map, advertisement, classified ad, political cartoon, birth and death notice, and more. 

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Ontario Newspaper Index (Our Ontario)signin icon

Community newspapers from across the province spanning over 200 years.

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Toronto Star - Pages of the Past signin icon

Every page of every newspaper since 1894 - the editorial and opinion articles, business pages, photos, advertisements, classified ads, political cartoons, obituaries, birth and marriage notices. 

 

eLearning

 

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Quick Facts:

      Users can enroll in as many courses as they want

      Courses consist of two lessons per week

      Once enrolled, users have until the 13th day after the course begins to access lessons 1 and 2 
but if they do not access these lessons, they will be automatically dropped from the course

      Once they have accessed lessons 1 and 2, users will be fully enrolled and can access the 
entire course until the end date

      Participation in quizzes and discussion boards are optional but recommended to help users 
prepare for the final exam

      In order to obtain a certificate of completion for the course, users must pass the final exam on their first try.

 

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Lynda.com provides a wide range of online instructional videos taught by 
recognized experts in the business, creative and technology industries. Register today to take an unlimited number of courses, available 24/7 and accessible on any desktop or mobile device.
 
Here are just a few of the many online learning topics to choose from, all free with your Brampton Library card. 
Visit often to discover new topics!

       ●     audio and music
       ●     business skills
       ●     graphic design
       ●     marketing
       ●     photography
       ●     
project management
       ●     software training

 

Please note that you can only access course content through Brampton Library's lynda.com login page and not through the lynda.com home page. We recommend that you bookmark this link.  

 

Brampton Library's lynda.com accounts are accessible through mobile devices but they are not accessible through lynda.com apps. To access on the go, use your mobile device's browser.

 

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Mango is an easy, fun, and effective way to learn how to speak another language. It features ESL lessons for speakers of many different languages and is free for all Brampton Library members.