Online Resources

We have loads of resources in our library and online that available to help you with any question you may have.

  • Catalogue – use our catalouge to find books, movies, magazines and more that might help with your research.
  • Databases – search our online databases for articles, encyclopedias and more. We subscribe to these databases to give you free access to professional journals, magazines, and encyclopedias that offer authoritative information not often found through the Internet.
  • Duolingo – Learn Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Portuguese, Turkish, Dutch, Irish, Danish, Swedish, Ukrainian, Esperanto, Polish, Greek, Hungarian, Norwegian, Hebrew, Welsh, Swahili, Romanian, and English. Totally fun and free. Practice your speaking, reading, listening and writing skills while playing a game! You’ll improve your vocabulary and grammar skills by answering questions and completing lessons. Start with basic verbs, phrases, and sentences, and learn new words daily.
  • Kanopy – Offers video streaming for libraries with one of the largest and most unique collections in the world featuring over 26,000 movies, documentaries, and indie and foreign films from over hundreds of producers including The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Kino Lorber, and PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers.
  • Khan Academy – offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.
  • Manitobia – the history of Manitoba.
  • NNELS – digital talking books for people with print disabilities.
  • Our World – free access to nearly 200 million pages of digital historical content through the University of Manitoba Libraries and Gale, a Cengage Company. Manitobans enjoy free, permanent online access to rich primary source and research content including newspapers, maps, photos, pamphlets, manuscripts etc. The available collections include archives of The Economist, The Financial Times, and The Times (London), as well as digitized materials from The Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest museum and research complex.
  • Senior Centre Without Walls – offers a unique opportunity for Manitobans, 55 years of age and older, to join educational and recreational programs from the comfort of their own homes via teleconference format. To learn more call A & O at: 1-888-333-3121!
  • Subject guides – visit our subject guides, which combine recommended databases and websites.

We also have homework help guides for Kids and Teens.

Additionally, if you need a particular book not available at our library, we can most likely get it for you from another Manitoba library. Find out more about borrrowing from other libraries.

Contact us anytime with questions!