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A-Z Digital resources

An alphabetical listing of all the digital resources available through the Mississauga Library.

A to F | G to L | M to R | S to Z

A


Access Science

McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, news articles, and biographies for research.


Ancestry Library Edition

A genealogy resource especially for United States and Canadian records. It includes census, birth, marriage, death, immigration, military records and more. Some of the content included in the individual paid subscription services for Ancestry.com and  Ancestry.ca is not included in Ancestry Library Edition.


ArtistWorks

Online video music lessons for a variety of instruments and music styles, all learning levels.

C


Canadian Businesses

Database of more than 2.1 million Canadian businesses for reference and research.


Canadiana Public Collections

Archive of Mississauga’s historic local newspapers for research and genealogy. Newspapers include the Port Credit News, Port Credit Weekly, The Weekly, The Mississauga News, South Peel Weekly and the Mississauga Times.


CBC Corner

Portal to discover unique Canadian and local content including news, TV and radio shows, podcasts, kids content, a language learning app and much more.


Craftsy

Learn basic instruction to advanced techniques for fabric and yarn crafts, baking, drawing and more.

E


eLibrary

Research database on a variety of topics providing access to reference materials from books, encyclopaedias, newspapers, scholarly journals and magazines up to a high school level of difficulty.

F


Flipster

A smaller digital magazine platform that has a few of the popular magazine titles not available through OverDrive (previously RBDigital). Titles include Consumer Reports, Macleans, Chatelaine, Time, People and Forbes.


Freegal

Download and stream music in a variety of genres. Listen to curated playlists and create your own.

G


Gale eBooks

Encyclopedic ebooks for research that covers the arts, business, social sciences, science and history topics. Encyclopaedias include the Business Plans Handbook and the Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of World Literature.


Gale Health and Wellness

Consumer health database geared towards patients and those who are not medical professionals. Contains professionally written articles from magazines, journals and encyclopedias, as well as educational videos and audio recordings. Contains information on diseases, diagnostics, drugs and medical procedures.


Gale in Context: Elementary

Kid-friendly database for practising research skills and exploring interests inside and outside the classroom. Includes curated articles from encyclopaedias, newspapers and magazines.


Gale Literature Criticism

Research database featuring articles of literary criticism on authors and literary works including fiction, children’s literature, drama and poetry.


Gale OneFile: CPI.Q Canadian Periodicals

Canadian full-text article database containing newspapers, magazines and journals for research.


Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine

Full-text database containing health and medical research articles from scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, and reference books as well as educational videos. This database is more academic than the Gale Health and Wellness database.


Globe and Mail archive

Browse the Globe and Mail’s online archives and access newspapers dating back to 1844.

H


Historic Images Gallery

Library of historical photos of Mississauga including images of people, events, artifacts, buildings and places from the 1860s to the present day. For local history and genealogical research.


Hoopla

Borrow digital music, ebooks, audiobooks, movies, television shows and comics to stream in your web browser or enjoy offline on your smartphone or tablet. Up to 15 titles a month can be checked-out.


Hoopla – The Great Courses

Educational video courses and documentaries accessible through Hoopla. Up to 15 titles a month can be checked-out.

  • Log in  with your library card and PIN. A free account with Hoopla is also needed which can be made with a valid email address
  • For help and support, refer to the Hoopla help page
  • Review the privacy policy and terms and conditions

K


Kanopy

Stream movies including documentaries, classics, international, and indie films on your computer, mobile device or TV. Up to 10 titles a month can be checked-out.


Kanopy Kids

Parents and caregivers can stream videos from a curated selection of educational videos with age-based ratings. Unlimited plays in Kanopy Kids.


Kanopy – The Great Courses

Educational video courses and documentaries accessible through Kanopy. Up to 10 titles a month can be checked-out.

  • Log in with your library card and PIN. A free account with Kanopy is also needed which can be made with a valid email address
  • For help and support, refer to the help page
  • Review the privacy policy and terms of service

L


Learning Express Library

Practice tests, tutorials and ebooks to help prepare for GED, SAT, Canadian citizenship, IELTs, NCLEX and various career and education related testing. Technology learning resources for Microsoft Office and Windows operating systems.


LinkedIn Learning

Online video courses in professional development. Over 16,000 video tutorial courses led by experts on leadership, web design, software development, photography, project management, graphic design, audio and video editing, and more. There are some videos in French and other languages. Formerly known as Lynda.

  • Log in with your library card and PIN (only physical library card numbers will be accepted)
  • A LinkedIn account is not necessary to access LinkedIn Learning videos. Certificates of completion can be downloaded but cannot be directly uploaded to a LinkedIn account
  • If asked for an ID use mississauga
  • For help and support, watch Mississauga Library’s LinkedIn Learning YouTube tutorial or refer to the help page
  • Review the privacy policy and user agreement

M


Mango Languages

Learn a language or improve your English by visiting the Mango website or downloading the app.

  • A library card is not required when accessing from library computers
  • When accessing from home or from a personal device, a free account with Mango Languages is needed which can be made with a valid email address
  • For help and support, watch Mississauga Library’s Mango Languages YouTube tutorial or refer to the help page
  • Review the privacy policy and terms and conditions

Mango Languages: Little Pim

Online language learning for children through Mango Languages. French included.

  • A library card is not required when accessing from library computers
  • When accessing from home or from a personal device, a free account with Mango Languages is needed which can be made with a valid email address
  • For help and support, refer to the Mango Languages help page
  • Review the privacy policy and terms and conditions

Mississauga Business Directory

An interactive map with filters of businesses in Mississauga.

N


National Geographic

Access magazines from 1888 forward as well as a searchable database of articles, advertisements, ebooks, images, maps and videos published by the National Geographic Society.


National Geographic Kids

Access magazines from 2009 to today as well as a searchable database of articles, ebooks, images and videos from National Geographic Kids.


NoveList K-8 Plus

Fiction and nonfiction reading suggestions for children, from kindergarten to grade eight. Search by favourite story elements and reading levels.


NoveList Plus

Fiction and nonfiction reading suggestions. Provides a list of books by genre, topic or unit of study.

O


O’Reilly digital library

Online ebooks, tutorials and videos covering information technology and software, business, career development, science and hobbies.


OverDrive

Online library of popular downloadable ebooks, audiobooks and emagazines. Kids titles available. Browse on the web or in the Libby App.


OverDrive – Libby App

Online library of popular downloadable ebooks, audiobooks and emagazines. Kids titles available. App available for Android and Apple devices.

P


PressReader

Collection of newspapers and magazines from around the world in multiple languages all in one place, including the Toronto Star and The Economist. Read on the web or on the PressReader App. The Globe and Mail is available in library only. All other publications can be accessed from home.

R


Road to IELTS – Academic

Test preparation resource for the international standardized test of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers. Contains online interactive activities, practice tests and answers.

S


Scott’s Canadian Business Directory

Directory of Canadian businesses including manufacturing, healthcare, government, and educational market sectors.

  • Log in with your library card

T


The New York Times

24-hour online subscription to the popular and influential American newspaper.

Digital access of the printed editions are also available on PressReader.


Toronto Star Archive

Browse the Toronto Star’s online archives and access newspapers dating back to 1894.


Tumble Book Library

Digital library containing thousands of kids’ titles, including animated and talking picture books, eBooks, graphic fiction, educational videos and puzzles. French titles available.

V


Value Line

Business database that provides stock reports and covers most actively traded U.S. exchange-listed stocks, small and mid-cap stocks, mutual funds, options, convertibles and special situations.