Online Resources

Take your online research to the next level by accessing dozens of online resources that can't be found on Google. You need a Sioux Lookout Public Library card to access these online resources. This 14-digit number can be found on the back of your card. If you don't have a library card please contact us to get started. We are here to help. Please visit the library or contact us to set up an appointment for help with all of your research needs.
The premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles for academic libraries from the world's leading journals, this comprehensive resource covers the physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, technology, literature, and many other subjects.
Ancestry Library Edition provides unprecedented access to family history via documents that record the lineage of over 5 billion individuals. Features a Canadian collection that provides nearly 60 million records from the Census of Canada, and key vital records, such as the Drouin Collection (1621-1967), which includes nearly 30 million baptism, marriage, and burial records from Quebec. This resource must be accessed in the library.
Coverage: 1980 to the present; selected full text 1983 to present. Covers about 17 million articles from over 1,500 Canadian journals, magazines and newspapers (English and French). Full-text availability for about 800 periodicals from 1983 to the present, and of selected sections of the Globe and Mail newspaper (Toronto) from 1985 to the present. Covers a broad range of subjects including current events, health, technology, the arts, history, literature, culture and business;
Get the detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs. Some of Chilton Library's more popular features include: Maintenance and specification tables that provide the unique data you need for each specific vehicle; Step-by-step service and repair procedures, and labor estimating tool to help you confidently determine your next move; Vacuum diagrams to simplify troubleshooting; Wiring diagrams to help explain system operation; Close-up photographs and illustrations for visual support; ASE test prep quizzes for the most popular certification exams; A print button which allows you to easily print out what is needed.
Gale Interactive: Science provides engaging, interactive models that bring science to life. While supporting high school curricula and university coursework, Gale Interactive: Science helps students better visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science. Students and instructors can manipulate and explore 3D models that are paired with reference and periodical content for further understanding.
Articles from hundreds of magazines and journals on a broad range of subjects including: Agriculture, Business, Culinary Arts, Criminal Justice, Communications and Mass Media, Diversity Studies, Environmental, Fine arts and Music, Gender Studies, Gardening and Landscaping, Home Improvement, Insurance Liability, Information Science, Military and Intelligence Databases, Nursing, Pop Culture, Psychology, Popular Magazines, Religion, Philosophy, Small Business, Sports Medicine, Hospitality, Tourism, and Leisure, History, Vocations and Careers, Legal, Education. Science.
Provides the Tools and Resources to Develop Future Ready Skills in Young Learners. Kids InfoBits is the perfect educational product for today's young learners. It is a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use digital resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. The modern design and simple navigation makes it easy for users to explore content and gain comfort with database searching.
You have access to thousands of audiobooks, eBooks, and videos through the Libby app. Up to 10 titles can be added to your online account at one time, titles do not have to be returned (no late fees!), and you can place holds or suggest titles for the library to purchase.
The world’s most current, comprehensive and reliable online literature database, Literature Resource Center is uniquely relevant to today’s researcher. Its rich critical, biographical and contextual content supports interdisciplinary approaches, information literacy and the development of critical-thinking skills.
The next evolution in language learning. Mango’s award-winning language courses combine quality content with intelligent technology to deliver practical phrases from real situations in a way that makes you want to start the conversation. Every learner’s experience is unique: Mango adjusts to your learning pace, teaching until you feel confident with new words and phrases, creating a learning solution centered around you.The Mango Review System uses intelligent algorithms to provide learners with a personalized review experience that adapts to their progress and learning behaviors. An accessible, all-in-one course selection interface reveals learner progress in real time and enables learners to browse relevant language courses, motivating users to engage in various modes of learning and review. Listening & Reading Activities build on vocabulary and learning progress by presenting written passages, audio segments, and comprehension questions that challenge learners with both familiarized and new course content.
MasterFILE Premier provides full text for magazines, reference books and primary source documents that cover a wide-range of subject areas including business, health, education, general science and multicultural issues. It also includes an extensive image collection containing photos, maps and flags.
Engage young students and broaden their horizons with reputable, authoritative, age-appropriate digital content that brings them the world in a way they’ve never seen before. National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. National Geographic Kids includes the complete run of the magazine from 2009 to the present, as well as books, videos, and images. High-quality informational texts are available for primary, upper elementary, and middle school English Language Arts, social studies, and science classrooms.
U.S. and World Newspapers & Media. This innovative full-text newspaper resource allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section, or other fields. Gale OneFile: News provides access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts. Exclusive features, including Topic Finder, InterLink, and a mobile-optimized interface, support and enhance the search experience.
Download the RBdigital app from the App Store or Google Play (also available for the Amazon Kindle Fire). You will need to setup a free account that is activated with your 14 digit Sioux Lookout Public Library card. Download digital version of more than 3,000 available magazines and 1,000 comic book series and graphic novels.
Archived editions of the Sioux Lookout Bulletin are availabe in PDF format for download or online viewing.