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Activity Corner Library Card Required.

Thousands of cross-curricular, low-cost, fun yet educational projects for the classroom, after-school programs, and library programming. Crafts and activities for all levels of crafting - from basic beginners to advanced!

World Book Activity Corner, opens a new window allows you to browse projects by keywords, and refine search by age, type of activity, culture, time to complete, cost of materials, and holiday themes. The featured activity is also on the landing page with details of an exciting craft to make. The featured craft changes frequently, so many exciting crafts are displayed. You can also create and share a collection of your projects, activities, and crafts with other users of the World Book Activity Corner database.

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Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition brings the world's most popular online genealogy resource to our library. It offers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, and photos, and is easily accessible by both hobbyists and professionals. Please note that access is only available within an SDG Library branch.

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Archives Canada

Through the ARCHIVESCANADA.ca national database, hundreds of individual archival institutions across the country (each with holdings such as documentary records, maps, photographs, sound recordings, videos and more) regularly produce descriptions of these holdings, and make those descriptions accessible to the ARCHIVESCANADA.ca portal via their provincial/territorial network.

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Canadian Points of View Reference Centre New! Library Card Required.

Containing resources that present multiple sides of a current issue — including information on key topics of interest to Canadian researchers — this database helps students develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

Canadian Points of View Reference Centre covers hundreds of topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument).

Each topic features a Guide to Critical Analysis which helps the reader evaluate the controversy and enhances students’ ability to read critically, develop their own perspective on the issues and write or debate an effective argument on the topic.

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Cantook Station ebooks Library Card Required.

Cantook Station is a database that allows library members to borrow e-books and e- audiobooks. You can even read e-books offline! Most of the content in Cantook Station is in French. The collection includes books translated to French as well as French-language original works.

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Cantook Station Library Card Required.

Découvrez notre nouvel abonnement à Cantook Station! Vous y trouverez une vaste collection de titres français; cela comprend plus de 500 livres audio et plus de 7000 livres numériques! Pour accéder à cette collection, cliquez sur ce lien vers le site Cantook, opens a new window, entrez votre code barre/mot de passe et lancez-vous dans la lecture!

Accès aux guides démarrage et foire aux questions: commencez ici

Check out our new subscription to Cantook Station! Here you will find a huge collection of French titles; this includes over 500 eaudiobooks and over 7000 ebooks! To access this collection, click on this link to the site, opens a new window and enter your barcode/password to get reading!

To access to the start-up guides and FAQ's: get started here

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CBC Corner Kids

Discover the best Canadian shows, stories & more! This digital portal allows you to discover trusted news, entertaining TV and radio shows, education kids content, news in foreign languages and much more! CBC Corner is available in both EnglishFrench

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Consumer Health Complete New! Library Card Required.

Consumer Health Complete is a comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Consumer Health Complete provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

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Creative Bug Online Video New!

Creativebug offers online video arts and crafts workshops and techniques. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more. You're more creative than you think! Experience the joy of making with thousands of award-winning video classes taught by top designers and artists.

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Eluta.ca is a job search engine that specializes in finding new jobs directly from employer websites. The site is managed by the Canada's Top 100 Employers project and indexes more direct-employer jobs than any other search engine in Canada.

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Encyclopédie Découverte Encyclopedias & Journals New! Library Card Required.

L'Encyclopédie offre des activités pratiques qui inciteront les élèves à s'intéresser à la recherche. Un guide d'enseignement, accompagné des sujets de discussion et d'une matrice d'évaluation, sont disponibles pour chaque activité.

A dedicated French-language database that easily integrates with Kids, contains easy-to-read articles, thousands of images, and additional activities.

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Family Search

FamilySearch is the largest genealogy organization in the world that has been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide for over 100 years. They provide access to billions of birth, marriage, death, census, land and court records from more than 190 countries.

We are an affiliate library and if you visit one of our branches you will have access to FamilySearch’s digital genealogical collections that are otherwise accessible only through a FamilySearch family history center. FamilySearch also provides its affiliates with the latest tools and tips for genealogy reference librarians. 

Found In: Only available at Stormont Dundas & Glengarry County Library



Kanopy Movies & TV Library Card Required.

Kanopy is an online video streaming service providing on-demand access to movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films, and educational videos. Access thousands of titles on your favourite device for free - all you need is your Library card! 

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Kanopy Kids Movies & TV Online Video Library Card Required.

Kanopy Kids is a collection of movies and shows for kids. Your kids are free to explore enriching, educational and entertaining content, with movies and shows. There is a great collection with heaps of shows based on their favourite books.

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L’espace Radio-Canada

Votre bibliothèque et CBC/Radio-Canada collaborent pour vous offrir ce portail unique qui permet de découvrir du contenu d'ici incluant nouvelles, reportages locaux, émissions de télévision et de radio, balados, contenu pour enfants, application d’apprentissage linguistique et bien plus !

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L’espace Radio-Canada Enfants

Votre bibliothèque et CBC/Radio-Canada collaborent pour vous offrir ce portail unique qui permet de découvrir du contenu d'ici incluant nouvelles, reportages locaux, émissions de télévision et de radio, balados, contenu pour enfants, application d’apprentissage linguistique et bien plus !

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Little Pim New! Library Card Required.

Little Pim is the leading language teaching method designed just for children. The short 5-minute videos hold their focus so they can begin their language learning journey.

Together with Little Pim, your child can learn 360 words and phrases from one out of 12 languages, providing the essential building blocks for language learning. Little Pim is available through Mango Languages and is accessible on a web browser or by downloading the Little Pim app.

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Mango Languages Library Card Required.

Start the conversation with Mango Languages.  Choose courses in over 70 different languages with this online language learning system. You can learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Polish, German, Mandarin or Cantonese Chinese, Greek, Italian, Ukrainian, and more.

You can learn English from 20 native languages.  Specialty courses are available.  You can create an account and track your progress, or use it with guest access. Mango uses real life situations and conversations to teach new language, so you will gain practical knowledge of the vocabulary.  Basic and in-depth courses are available.

Getting Started

Go to the Mango Languages login page. If you are offsite, you will "Sign Up" and enter your email address, library barcode and create a password.  Mango Languages will ask you to consent to their data collection policy.  Browse or search for the language you wish to learn.

Download the App

Before downloanding the app you will need to login to Mango through your web browser first and create an account.  Download the app for iOS  or Android. Select "Already have a profile" and login at the bottom of the screen.  Enter your email and password that you created while using the web browser.

Need Help?

For more help, visit the Mango Languages' Help Page

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MasterFile Elite Encyclopedias & Journals Library Card Required.

MasterFILE Elite is a research database that provides full-text articles and reports from magazines, periodicals, and reference books covering a wide range of subjects. Articles can be printed and downloaded for later use, and citation information is listed if needed.

Once logged in, use the search bar to find topics of interest. You can then finetune your search settings to only show full-text articles and to limit those results to recent publications. In the example below, we searched for information on Antarctica, then limited the results to only full-text articles from 2015 to 2017. 

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Mauril (Language Learning)

Through this language-learning platform you will learn French and English with diverse and culturally relevant content from CBC and Radio-Canada that focuses on accents, expressions and regional differences from coast to coast – all reflecting Canada’s current cultural and social landscape.

Whether beginner or more advanced, Mauril has content that is right for you; learning paths rely on gradual and progressive learning with tests and suggested challenges to measure your progress. This is an ideal resource for newcomers and second-language educators.

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PressReader Magazines & Newspapers Library Card Required.

Read your favourite newspapers online anywhere with PressReader! Full-issue, full-colour newspapers are made available online on publication day, and most titles include back issues. Over 7000 newspapers & magazines in more than 60 languages can be viewed on computers, tablets, and smartphones. 

Accessing from home will require an active library membership card, while anyone can use the service at our 15 library branches. PressReader works great in most web browsers, though mobile device users have the option to download and use the PressReader app from either Apple's App Store or from Android's Google Play Store.

Note that some titles may only be available while accessing PressReader directly from a library branch (ex: The Globe & Mail), but most publications are available from home or on the go.

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Statistics Canada Census Program

The Census Program provides a statistical portrait of our country every 5 years and shares the findings online. Access statistical data, summaries by topic, maps, and a variety of other reference materials.

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Statistics Canada Data

Access Statistics Canada's main socioeconomic database (formerly called CANSIM). Updated daily, this unique resource provides access to a large range of the latest statistics relating on a variety topics including: Aboriginal Peoples, agriculture, business performance and ownership, construction and housing, culture, demography, domestic and international trade, education, energy, environment and natural resources, finance, health and social conditions, income and wealth, justice, labour, manufacturing, prices and price indexes, transportation, travel and tourism, and more.

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World Book Kids Encyclopedias & Journals Library Card Required.

World Book Kids is an online resource developed especially for young students. World Book Kids features a variety of simple search and browse navigation options, thousands of easy-to-read articles with embedded multimedia, challenging games, an Important People feature to help students browse through thousands of biographies, a collection of age-appropriate science projects and activities, an atlas with interactive maps, and educator tools.

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