Articles & Online Research

Books and authors

Gale Literary Sources

If you are researching authors and their works, literary movements or genres, or book reviews or bestsellers search Gale Literary Sources.

Novelist Plus

Use NoveList Plus to find your next great read or author. Browse thousands of fiction and non-fiction book and author suggestions, or find read-alike suggestions for your favourite book, series or author. NoveList Plus also has book discussion guides, grab-and-go book lists and book to movie lists.

Business and careers

Brainfuse JobNow

Use Brainfuse JobNow for expert coaching and self-study tools for a wide range of career needs. You can access live, on-demand assistance from expert Job Coaches for assistance with interview preparation, resume creation or job searching. Brainfuse offers tests for Adult Learners in math, reading and writing as well as the Canadian Citizenship test.

Canadian newspapers and magazines

Canadian Points of View

Learn more about issues and events with Canadian Points of View Reference Centre through essays, books, video, magazine and newspaper articles. You will also find guides to developing arguments, writing position papers and debating.

Canadian Reference Centre

The Canadian Reference Centre is a comprehensive source of Canadian research made up of Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires, and reference books. This is the largest collection of regional full-text content available to libraries.

The Era: Newmarket's digital newspaper collection

Access digitized issues of Newmarket's newspapers from 1852 to 1979. The Era newspapers are also available on microfilm from 1852 to the present in the Adult Services department.

DIY and hobbies

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Small Engine Repair Reference Center is a full text database designed for use in public and school libraries. The content in this database is from the full set of small engine repair manuals from Clymer. The manuals cover larger engines from motorcycles, ATVs, marine boat motors, personal watercraft engines and snowmobiles, as well as smaller engines, like lawn mowers, tractors, snow blowers, tillers, generators.

Encyclopedia and reference

Britannica Library

Britannica Library is a great resource for all ages doing research, homework or projects. Find articles, interactive maps, ebooks, images, audio clips, video clips and recommended web sites. You can choose your reading level, and you can also find help with planning your research project, report, presentation or review. Available on your computer or mobile device.

Explora Canada

Use Explora Canada to find information on arts and literature, biographies, business and government, current events, geography, health, science and math, history and more. Access Explora Canada on your computer or mobile device.

Ontario Government Documents

Search the eArchive collection of the Ontario Legislative Library and access thousands of Ontario government documents.

Legal information

Your Legal Rights

CLEO CONNECT’s Your Legal Rights is a collection of legal information resources produced by hundreds of organizations across Ontario. The Your Legal Rights collection includes a resource library and webinars for community workers. Links on this page include Steps to Justice.

Local history and genealogy

Ancestry Library Edition

The Era: Newmarket's digital newspaper collection

Access digitized issues of Newmarket's newspapers from 1852 to 1979. The Era newspapers are also available on microfilm from 1852 to the present in the Adult Services department.

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