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Below are the King Township Public Library's collection of electronic databases sorted by subject. If you are accessing these databases from outside one of our four branches you may need your library card to access them. If you have any issues connecting please contact our Electronic Services Librarian via email at m.cornell@kinglibrary.ca or by calling 905-833-5101.

NOTE - Click on the heading to display the list of databases.


Authors & Books


Canadian Periodical Index Quarterly
Find articles from a list of Canadian and international journals, magazines, selected sections of the Globe and Mail, Canadian biographies and other reference content.

EbscoHost eBooks and audiobooks
EbscoHost offers thousands of high quality eBook and audiobook titles from leading publishers including best selling, frontlist, and award-winning titles across a wide range of subject matter - including academic titles, popular fiction and more.

Literature Resource Centre
Find information on authors and their works, from all time periods and from around the world. Includes biographical and contextual material.

MasterFile Premier
MasterFile Premier provides magazines, reference books and documents. This database also provides an Image Collection containing photos, maps and flags.

Novelist & Novelist Plus
Find your next great read. With information on more than 180,000 fiction titles for all ages. Includes book reviews.

Overdrive eBooks
Download eBooks and eAudiobooks for adults, teens and children to your eReader or mobile devices. Fiction and Non-Fiction titles.

WorldBook Encyclopedia Online
Includes access to Early World of Learning, World Book for Kids, World Book Reference Centre and L'Encyclopedia Decouverte (French version).

Automotive Repair & Buying Guide

Auto Repair Reference Centre
This database contains do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information on most manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles.

Consumer Reports & Cars Best Deals Plus
Product reviews and ratings on cars, appliances, electronics and more from Consumer Reports.

Business, Economics & Industry


Canadian Business & Current Affairs
CBCA is ideal for anyone interested in current events, business, science, the arts and academic information as produced in Canada.

MasterFile Premier
MasterFile Premier provides magazines, reference books and documents. This database also provides an Image Collection containing photos, maps and flags.

Canadian Content

Canadian Business & Current Affairs
CBCA is ideal for anyone interested in current events, business, science, the arts and academic information as produced in Canada.

Canadian Periodical Index Quarterly
Find articles from a list of Canadian and international journals, magazines, selected sections of the Globe and Mail, Canadian biographies and other reference content.

Canadian Points of View
Provides multiple sides of a current issue. Content comes from political magazines, newspapers, news transcripts, primary sources and reference books as well as essays published specifically for this resource.

eLibrary
eLibrary contains more than 2,500 full-text magazines, newspapers, books and transcripts plus thousands of maps, pictures, educator approved websites & multimedia (audio/video) files on a variety of topics.

Our Ontario
Discover people, places, events and objects about Ontario by searching across hundreds of digital collections of libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, community groups, government agencies and content organizations. Find photographs, maps, video, audio recordings, government documents and other media.

Careers & Education

Career Cruising
This tool can help students explore different career options, manage course selections online and plan various pathways to meet the requirements for their desired career path.

Indeed One Search

Searc millions of jobs from thousands of job boards, newspapers, classifieds and company websites across Canada

Overdrive eBooks
Download eBooks and eAudiobooks for adults, teens and children to your eReader or mobile devices. Fiction and Non-Fiction titles.

Universal Class *
Universal Class contains individual lessons on topics including Accounting, Health and Medicine, DIY, Science, Web Development and much more!


Consumer Reports & Best Cars

Consumer Reports & Cars Best Deals Plus
Product reviews and ratings on cars, appliances, electronics and more from Consumer Reports.

Encyclopedias & Reference

Britannica Library
Encyclopedia Britannica provides three sites in one. With age appropriate material from the child-friendly collection through to the adult general reference collection.
If accessing outside our library branches please click here

Britannica Image Quest
Access to approximately 3 million rights cleared images from the best collections in the world. Image Quest provides safe and fast access to high quality images on all topics for all ages. If accessing outside our library branches please click here.

CultureGrams
CultureGrams provides concise, reliable and up-to-date reports on more than 200 countries,each US state and all 13 Canadian provinces and territories. If accessing outside our library branches please click here.

Explora Canada
Find information on a wide variety of topics with Explora Canada. Great for students grades 7 and up.

Explora Primary
Explora's database for students in junior and intermediate grades. Animals, Geography, Science and more!

Literature Resource Centre
Find information on authors and their works, from all time periods and from around the world. Includes biographical and contextual material.

Primary Search
An easy to use database that searches primary age level sources. Great for students in junior and intermediate grades.

WorldBook Encyclopedia Online
Includes access to Early World of Learning, World Book for Kids, World Book Reference Centre and L'Encyclopedia Decouverte (French version).

French Resources

Canadian Periodical Index Quarterly
Find articles from a list of Canadian and international journals, magazines, selected sections of the Globe and Mail, Canadian biographies and other reference content.

Consumer Health - French
This resource offers easily understood information from medical encyclopedias, reference books, magazine articles, evidence based reports, fact sheets and pamphlets.

Mango Languages
An online language learning system that teaches practical conversation skills for a variety of popular languages.

Novelist French Interface

WorldBook Encyclopedia Online
Includes access to Early World of Learning, World Book for Kids, World Book Reference Centre and L'Encyclopedia Decouverte (French version).





Genealogy & Local History

Ancestry - Library Edition
Search census, birth, marriage and death record, directories, passenger lists, immigration records, maps and more. In Library Use Only.

Genealogy Resources

Local History Books Digitized
Digitized copies of King Township books: Early Settlements of King, Album of Oldies, Schomberg and its School and the Story of Kettleby. To Access, click on the Local History menu at the top of page.

Our Ontario
Discover people, places, events and objects about Ontario by searching across hundreds of digital collections of libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, community groups, government agencies and content organizations. Find photographs, maps, video, audio recordings, government documents and other media.

Timeless King Online
Timeless King Online is a digital collection that provides an opportunity to explore and research the history of King Township. This website enables access to historic material held by the King Township Public Library and the King Township Archives.

Tweedsmuir Histories

Veterans W.W.1 & W.W.2

Walter Rolling Online

Government, Law & Politics

Government of Canada
Federal government website.

Government of Ontario
Provincial government website.

LawDepot

MasterFile Premier
MasterFile Premier provides magazines, reference books and documents. This database also provides an Image Collection containing photos, maps and flags.



Health & Wellness

Consumer Health Complete
This resource offers easily understood information from medical encyclopedias, reference books, magazine articles, evidence-based reports, fact sheets and pamphlets. It also includes drug and herb information, alternative sources, images and diagrams, and videos and animations.


Teen Health and Wellness
Teen Health and Wellness is an online resource created for teens. Here you can find information on diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, fitness, life skills, work readiness, mental health, family life and more.

History & Biography

Britannica Library
Encyclopedia Britannica provides three sites in one. With age appropriate material from the child-friendly collection through to the adult general reference collection. If accessing outside our library branches please click here

Canadian Business & Current Affairs
CBCA is ideal for anyone interested in current events, business, science, the arts and academic information as produced in Canada.

Canadian Periodical Index Quarterly
Find articles from a list of Canadian and international journals, magazines, selected sections of the Globe and Mail, Canadian biographies and other reference content.

Canadian Points of View
Provides multiple sides of a current issue. Content comes from political magazines, newspapers, news transcripts, primary sources and reference books as well as essays published specifically for this resource

CultureGrams
CultureGrams provides concise, reliable and up-to-date reports on more than 200 countries,each US state and all 13 Canadian provinces and territories. If accessing inside our library branches please click here.

Literature Resource Centre
Find information on authors and their works, from all time periods and from around the world. Includes biographical and contextual material.

MasterFile Premier
MasterFile Premier provides magazines, reference books and documents. This database also provides an Image Collection containing photos, maps and flags.

WorldBook Encyclopedia Online
Includes access to Early World of Learning, World Book for Kids, World Book Reference Centre and L'Encyclopedia Decouverte (French version).


Homework Help

Britannica Image Quest
Access to approximately 3 million rights cleared images from the best collections in the world. Image Quest provides safe and fast access to high quality images on all topics for all ages. If accessing outside our library branches please click here.

Citation Guide
The University of Purdue's online citation guide. Cite your sources using APA, MLA or Chicago Manual of Style guidelines.

CultureGrams
CultureGrams provides concise, reliable and up-to-date reports on more than 200 countries,each US state and all 13 Canadian provinces and territories. If accessing inside our library branches please click here.

Explora Canada
Find information on a wide variety of topics with Explora Canada. Great for students grades 7 and up.

Explora Primary
Explora's database for students in junior and intermediate grades. Animals, Geography, Science and more!

KidsInfoBits
Kids InfoBits is a database developed especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5.

PebbleGo
PebbleGo is a database that allows young children to explore the many wonderful animals and plants around the world though PebbleGo Animals and PebbleGo Earth and Space.

Primary Search
An easy to use database that searches primary age level sources. Great for students in junior and intermediate grades.

WorldBook Encyclopedia Online
Includes access to Early World of Learning, World Book for Kids, World Book Reference Centre and L'Encyclopedia Decouverte (French version).

Images

Britannica Image Quest
Access to approximately 3 million rights cleared images from the best collections in the world. Image Quest provides safe and fast access to high quality images on all topics for all ages. If accessing outside our library branches please click here.

MasterFile Premier
MasterFile Premier provides magazines, reference books and documents. This database also provides an Image Collection containing photos, maps and flags.

Language Learning

Mango Languages
An online language learning system that teaches practical conversation skills for a variety of popular languages. It's fast, easy and available anywhere you go online. More than 40 languages available. Also available as an app for your smartphone.


Legal Forms & Contracts

LawDepot
LawDepot for Libraries empowers each patron to create their own legal forms specific to their province and personal situation.


Newspapers & Magazines

Canadian Business & Current Affairs
CBCA is ideal for anyone interested in current events, business, science, the arts and academic information as produced in Canada.

Canadian Periodical Index Quarterly
Find articles from a list of Canadian and international journals, magazines, selected sections of the Globe and Mail, Canadian biographies and other reference content.

Globe and Mail - Historical Newspaper
Search the archives of the Globe and Mail newspaper from 1844-2012

King Connection

King Weekly Sentinel

Ontario Newspaper Index - Our Ontario
Search Ontario Newspaper Index for news articles, birth, marriage and death notices by name.

Toronto Star - Historical Newspaper
Search the archives of the Toronto Star from 1894-2011

Zinio - eMagazines
Zinio, the world's largest newstand, offers full colour, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. Browse from your library's collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods and no limits to the number of magazines you can download.

Science & Technology

Canadian Periodical Index Quarterly
Find articles from a list of Canadian and international journals, magazines, selected sections of the Globe and Mail, Canadian biographies and other reference content.

Canadian Points of View
Provides multiple sides of a current issue. Content comes from political magazines, newspapers, news transcripts, primary sources and reference books as well as essays published specifically for this resource

MasterFile Premier
MasterFile Premier provides magazines, reference books and documents. This database also provides an Image Collection containing photos, maps and flags.

 

Social Sciences

Canadian Points of View
Provides multiple sides of a current issue. Content comes from political magazines, newspapers, news transcripts, primary sources and reference books as well as essays published specifically for this resource

CultureGrams
CultureGrams provides concise, reliable and up-to-date reports on more than 200 countries,each US state and all 13 Canadian provinces and territories. If accessing outside our library branches please click here.

MasterFile Premier
MasterFile Premier provides magazines, reference books and documents. This database also provides an Image Collection containing photos, maps and flags.

 

Travel Essentials

A-Z World Travel
A-Z World Travel is the most detailed travel resource for business and leisure travelers for more than 200 world cities. Includes travel essentials, city views, maps, culture, shopping and cuisine.

CultureGrams
CultureGrams provides concise, reliable and up-to-date reports on more than 200 countries,each US state and all 13 Canadian provinces and territories. If accessing outside our library branches please click here.

Mango Languages
An online language learning system that teaches practical conversation skills for a variety of popular languages.

Overdrive eBooks
Download eBooks and eAudiobooks for adults, teens and children to your eReader or mobile devices. Fiction and Non-Fiction titles.

Zinio - eMagazines
Zinio, the world's largest newstand, offers full colour, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. Browse from your library's collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods and no limits to the number of magazines you can download.

eBooks & eAudio

3M eBooks
An eBook platform with books available only to King Township Public Library Card holders. Fiction and Non-Fiction titles available.

AudioBook Cloud
An online audio book library collection for adults and children giving you unlimited streaming access to entire collections including fiction, non-fiction, classics and Spanish language books. No downloads, no software, no holds, no waiting periods. Just click and listen.

EbscoHost eBooks and audiobooks
EbscoHost offers thousands of high quality eBook and audiobook titles from leading publishers including best selling, frontlist, and award-winning titles across a wide range of subject matter - including academic titles, popular fiction and more.

Hoopla
Choose from eBooks, eAudiobooks, movies, music and more!

IndieFlix
Bring the Film Festival experience home. Select and stream hundreds of full length and short feature films.

Overdrive eBooks
Download eBooks and eAudiobooks for adults, teens and children to your eReader or mobile devices. Fiction and Non-Fiction titles.

Tumblebooks - Kids eBooks
eBooks for kids in grades K to 6 including an online collection of animated and talking picture books, chapter books, language learning, puzzles and videos.

Zinio - eMagazines
Zinio, the world's largest newstand, offers full colour, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. Browse from your library's collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods and no limits to the number of magazines you can download.






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