eResources

Below are “databases” that our library subscribes to.  They contain loads of information not necessarily found through the Internet.  You’ll need your library card number to log into most of these databases.

Contact us if you need any assistance by email pcrl@mts.net or phone (204) 328-7613.


Academic Search Premier – Full-text and peer-reviewed academic journals and magazines on all major areas of academic research.


Auto Repair Reference Center  – covers more than 35,000 vehicles from 1945 to present. Content includes nearly 857,000 drawings and step-by-step photographs, approximately 99,000 technical service bulletins & recalls issued by the original equipment vehicle manufacturer, over 158,600 enhanced wiring diagrams for easy viewing and printing, specifications & maintenance schedules, Labor Time Guide & Estimator, AutoIQ.


Canadian Points of View Reference Center — provides a balance of materials from all viewpoints with main essays, leading political magazines from all sides of the political spectrum, newspapers, radio and television news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books. The database also offers related images and supplementary research guides for writing position papers, developing arguments and debating.


Canadian Reference Centre — International and Canadian magazines, newspapers, and newswires.


Explora Canada – Information for students of all ages on a wide variety of topics, from history and current events to science and technology. Search a variety of sources such as magazines, encyclopedias, primary source documents and more.


Explora Primary – Canada — Designed specifically for elementary school students, provides access to popular full-text magazines for Elementary School research.


Explora Primary Schools – A research interface for K-5. Simple search that quickly delivers relevant results including articles, essays, and primary source documents to help students feel successful in their research. Easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topic to give students research ideas. Topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research.


Home Improvement Reference Center – an online resource for home improvement assistance in areas such as repair, maintenance, remodeling, electrical work and much more.


MasterFILE Premiere – General reference full-text articles from hundreds of books, encyclopedias, and magazines. Includes popular magazines such as Maclean’s, New Yorker.


Middle Search Plus – Designed specifically for middle school students, Middle Search Plus contains the full text of a variety of popular middle school magazines, biographies, primary source documents, and reference books.


NNELS – digital talking books for people with print disabilities.


NoveList Plus – a comprehensive readers’ advisory resource for fiction and nonfiction. With its intuitive interface and extensive feature content, NoveList Plus will help you to answer the question of what to read next.


Primary Search – Designed specifically for elementary school libraries, this database contains full text for popular children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, such as endangered species, famous musicians, fitness, space exploration and more.


Small Engine Repair Center – a collection of comprehensive full-text content, this database provides users with detailed, yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines.