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Helpful Sites and Services

In addition to the subscription databases and other resources we offer, we have collected and listed below some of our favourite free access websites on a variety of topics.

Careers & Jobs

A job search engine that specializes in finding new jobs directly from employer websites.

An employment resource that offers users information on what it's like to work for a given company, including salary data, interview Q&A, benefits, and more.

A search engine for hundreds of thousands of jobs from thousands of employer and career sites across Canada.

A fully bilingual job search engine that lists thousands of available jobs from all across Canada.

Consumer Help & DIY

Garden Making
Garden Making inspires and informs home gardeners with useful, practical information you can use in your home garden.

A website that showcases do-it-yourself projects and offers free courses on a huge range of topics like technology/electronics, crafts, cooking, sewing, and more.

PC Part Picker
Provides computer part selection, compatibility, and pricing guidance for do-it-yourself computer builders.

A free educational resource that teaches older adults and inexperienced computer users how to use key websites and online services with easy-to-follow video tutorials and articles.

Your Legal Rights
A website of legal information for people in Ontario. It offers free, practical, and easy-to-find legal information produced by hundreds of organizations across Ontario.

Research & Reference

Partners with Canada's libraries, museums, archives, and government agencies to offer rich collections of our nation's documentary heritage in a presentable online compilation. Their public collections can be accessed here.

Dictionary of Canadian Biography
A bilingual scholarly research and publishing project giving free online access to more than 8,400 biographies of individuals who have played an important role in Canadian history.

Offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government, and general interest titles draw on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines.

Our Ontario
An online resource designed to help Ontarians of all ages discover the extraordinary stories contained in the digital collections of its culture and history.