Brampton Library Access
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(Access Online at Brampton Library Branches)
A genealogical resource that primarily provides coverage from the 1500s–2000s for Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. Highlights include access to census, vital, church, court
Listening to audiobooks on-the-go has never been easier! No need for checkouts, waitlists, or downloads: AudioBookCloud allows you to stream audiobooks on-demand. Browse and add titles to your
Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, Auto Repair Source is a web-based, mobile friendly resource that provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, wiring diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, technical service bulletins and recall notices, DTCs and diagnostic instructions, part numbers and pricing for thousands of the most commonly replaced parts.
Provides actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. Presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries which serve as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans.
Access thousands of eBook & eAudiobook titles for all ages and interests through a user-friendly lending service platform. Benefit from an intuitive browsing, downloading, reading, and listening experience with automatic returns and no overdue fees. Available 24/7 and accessible on any desktop or mobile device. Note: The cloudLibrary app is required to read checked out titles.
Note: Brampton Library is transitioning over to cloudLibrary™ as our one, go-to digital platform for eBooks & eAudiobooks. cloudLibrary™ will replace the OverDrive®/Libby platform starting March 19, 2019. For more information, visit our Getting Started with cloudLibrary™ and Frequently Asked Questions page.
Parlez-vous français? Cantook Station is a web-based, mobile-friendly platform that provides access to a large collection of French-language eBooks. Discover titles from Quebec as well as French translations of English-language titles for all ages and interests. To learn more, check out the 'Startup Guides' to help you get started on your device.
eBooks from EBSCOhost are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Browse by category or genre/subject, view table of contents, and download eBooks in a few easy steps. For reading on your smartphone or tablet, download the Bluefire Reader for Android or iOS. For reading on an e-reader, computer or laptop use Adobe Digital Editions For support information, check out EBSCO’s eBook User Guide.
Download and keep music tracks and videos from a vast selection of popular releases. Enjoy tens of thousands of popular artists in hundreds of musical genres. Sign in with your library card today and download directly to your computer or mobile device. Note: Each Brampton Library cardholder can download up to 5 music tracks per week (1 music video counts as 2 downloads)
Gale Courses provides easy-access to over 365, 6-week long courses led by expert college instructors. With a focus on professional & personal development, course coverage includes topics in business, technology, education, law, health & wellness, personal finance, and more. Sign in with your library card and benefit from an unlimited number of free courses, available 24/7 and accessible on any desktop or mobile device.
Gale PowerSearch is a multidisciplinary research and reference database providing access to a comprehensive collection of scholarly journals, periodicals, newspapers, and reference content.
Gale Small Business Builder provides a step-by-step process that enables users to produce complete business plans and other documents essential for gaining access to capital and growing their enterprise. This program is built for aspiring entrepreneurs and those with existing small businesses in non-profit and for-profit industries.
Stream movies and TV, including
LearningExpress Library Canada is a web-based, mobile friendly learning platform that provides secondary school students and adult learners with instant access to a comprehensive collection of test preparation tools, skill-building materials, and career resources. With LearningExpress Library Canada, users can improve basic skills in reading, writing, and math, as well as prepare for tests like the Canadian GED, Canadian Citizenship, Canadian Forces Aptitude Test (CFAT), RCMP Police Aptitude Test (RPAT), TOEIC/IELTS, and more!
Access an extensive collection of literary analysis spanning all time periods, genres, and regions of the world. Content includes tens of thousands of
Note: Due to recent updates on the Lynda.com platform, Brampton Library users may experience intermittent login and access issues to Lynda.com. Efforts to restore service are currently underway.
Lynda.com provides a wide range of online instructional videos taught by recognized experts in
Mango Languages provides an easy, fun, and effective way to learn how to speak another language. Prepare for
My Canada is an interactive learning tool which helps users learn about Canada and prepare for the Canadian Citizenship test. Each learning module is available for beginner, intermediate, and advanced learners and covers topics including Canadian history, geography, government
Finding your next great read is easy with NoveList! This helpful resource is designed for children, teen and adult readers, helping fiction enthusiasts find new books and read-
Finding your next great read is easy with NoveList K-8! This helpful resource is designed specifically for younger readers, helping kids find new books and read-
Read full-colour, digital versions of today's top newspapers and magazines from around the world in over 60 languages. Read your favorite titles anytime, anywhere from your desktop or mobile device. Note: The Globe & Mail on PressReader is only available for online access at Brampton Library branches.
The Road to IELTS (International English Language Testing System) General training module provides users with over 120 hours of intensive English vocabulary, reading, writing, listening and speaking tasks. Access advice videos & tutorials from British Council experts, practice zones, downloadable ebooks, timed practice tests, and more.
The Road to IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Academic training module provides users with over 120 hours of intensive English vocabulary, reading, writing, listening and speaking tasks. Access advice videos & tutorials from British Council experts, practice zones, downloadable ebooks, timed practice tests, and more.
Scott’s Directories is Canada's leading business information provider. Scott's Canadian Business is an ideal resource for the business-to-business community, featuring Canadian companies, manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, industrial and B2B service organizations, and more, all in one easy-to-use directory database. With over 180,000 detailed company profiles and over 330,000 executive contacts, Scott's is your best source for making meaningful connections with the right professionals for your business needs.
Something About the Author provides comprehensive online access to primary sources & critical articles for children’s and young adult literature as well as biographical profiles of authors and illustrators.
STEM Village guides students through development paths in science, technology, engineering, and math using fun learning tools, games, and assessments that identify knowledge gaps and direct new learning. This education program is based on the Ontario Curriculum and compliments hands-on programming and services currently available in Brampton Library branches. Note: To get started, parents will need to create an account and add their children to provide unlimited access to STEM Village.
An online collection of books for preschoolers, elementary school children, and their families. No need for checkouts, waitlists, or downloads: TumbleBooks allows you to read and listen to books on-demand. Make reading a fun experience for kids with read-along storybooks that feature adjustable online text and complete audio narration. Children can also access popular,
An online collection of books for middle- and high-school students. No need for checkouts, waitlists, or downloads: TeenBookCloud allows you to read and listen to books on-demand. Improve reading and comprehension skills from a collection of hi/lo literature and enhanced novels that feature professional narration and line by line text highlighting. Get instant access to high-school curriculum reads including Shakespeare’s plays and other classic works. Students can also access popular, award winning & classic favourites in fiction, non-fiction, and graphic novel categories. Available 24/7 and accessible on any desktop or mobile device.
Designed for students in grades 8 and up, this powerful reference tool includes encyclopedia, multimedia, online books, and primary source databases, fully integrated
World Book Early peoples is a resource designed to help students explore the history of ancient cultures including the Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, Native Americans, and Chinese, among others. Learn fascinating facts about the rise of each civilization or culture, social structure, religion and beliefs, advances in science and the arts, daily life, and cultural legacy in the modern world.
World Book Early World of Learning is an online resource designed to help preschool and kindergarten children grasp critical early learning concepts. Includes six fun and interactive learning portals that focus on developing vocabulary and reading comprehension skills through stories, games, and videos.
World Book L'Encyclopédie Découverte is a resource designed to give beginning French students a rewarding online learning experience. Includes thousands of easy-to-read articles, engaging images and illustrations, interactive games and activities, and teacher resources.
World Book Inventions & Discoveries is a resource designed to help students explore the impact of the inventions and discoveries that continue to shape our world today. Learn about advances in agriculture, engineering, communications, economics, manufacturing, the arts, astronomy, transportation, warfare, medicine, mathematics, and everyday items.
World Book Kids is a resource designed to give younger students a rewarding online learning experience. Includes thousands of easy-to-read articles, engaging images and illustrations, interactive games and activities, and teacher resources.
World Book Living Green is a resource designed to help students explore important environmental issues and green living practices. Discover important current issues impacting our planet about efforts to reduce human impact. Includes activities and teacher resources to encourage critical thinking and help reinforce concepts of sustainable practices in everyday life.
World Book Student is a resource designed for elementary and middle school students. Access all the articles from the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles and multimedia. Students can also benefit from research tools including a citation builder, dictionary, and resource guides.