Emerson Public Library

Online Resources

EBSCOhost

Library patrons: please contact the town office at (204) 373-2002 (8:30am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday) or the library at (204) 373-2553 Monday & Wednesday evenings 5pm - 8pm for login information. Thank you

Search the content of more than 10,000 popular and academic magazines, reference books, plus images, covering all subject areas, from current events and history to the arts and sciences. Many Canadian titles are included. Narrow results by date, subject, publication, etc.

Come into the library and we can show you how to use it and you can access it from home. You can sign in using your library account number. However for any account

number below 1000 you have to enter a 0 in front of your number or 0's depending on what number you have. For example if you are account number A66 you need to enter A0066. Any problems just contact us at the library.

There are many reference databases that you can find under EBSCOhost and these include...

Academic Search Premier

This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.

MasterFILE Premier

Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.

Canadian Reference Centre

Canadian Reference Centre combines Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books to create the largest collection of regional full text content available to Canadian libraries. This database includes leading Canadian periodicals and international (U.S. and U.K) periodicals in full text; full text reference books; over 87,900 full text biographies and an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps, and flags. This database is updated on a daily basis.

Middle Search Plus

Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags

Primary Search

Primary Search provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.

Canadian Points of View Reference Centre

Canadian Reference Centre combines Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books to create the largest collection of regional full text content available to Canadian libraries. This database includes leading Canadian periodicals and international (U.S. and U.K.) periodicals in full text; full text reference books; over 87,900 full text biographies and an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps, and flags. This database is updated on a daily basis.

Auto Repair Reference Centre

Auto Repair Reference Centre 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.

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Small Engine Repair Reference Center is a full text database designed for use in public and school libraries. Content contained in the database will be derived from the full set of small engine repair manuals from Clymer (http://clymer.com/). Clymer repair manuals provide step-by-step procedures based upon the complete disassembly of the machine. This hands-on experience combined with extensive research results in a manual that is both detailed and user-friendly.

Home Improvement Reference Center

Home Improvement Reference Center is a full text database designed for use in public and school libraries. Content contained in the database will focus on home improvement and home repair.

NoveList Plus

The premiere database of reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

Find Books and More

Interlibrary Loans -This service allows you to request a book that we do not have in our collection. We will try and find the book you are looking for at another library and send a request on your behalf. You are also welcome to search the database yourself by clicking MB Libraries in the navigation bar, the fILL logo in this section or by clicking here!

eLibraries Manitoba

Download and listen to best selling and classic audio books 24/7 on your PC, laptop, PDA or MP3 player at home, in the office or anywhere in the world. It’s free, all you need is your library card. Contact us at the Library to get you set up and if you need help please do call or come in and we can walk you through how to use this wonderful library tool!

BookBrowse

Includes reviews, previews, stories behind the books, author interviews, reading guides, and more.

Fantastic Fiction

Bibliographies for over 50,000 authors.

Goodreads

Includes reader reviews, trivia, reading lists, etc.  You can choose to sign up and share book lists.

National Network for Equitable Access

Other Resources

The Canadian Encyclopedia
Government of Canada
Library and Archives Canada
Statistics Canada
Province of Manitoba
Manitoba Genealogical Society
Manitoba Start
Manitobia — Manitoba History
Municipality of Emerson-Franklin