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| Grades: 10 - 12 | TRIAL
The premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles for academic libraries from the world's leading journals, this comprehensive resource covers the physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, technology, literature, and many other subjects. With millions of articles in both PDF and HTML full-text format and simultaneous, unlimited usage, researchers are able to find accurate, timely information quickly. The Topic Finder tool adds power and depth to searches, allowing students to mine their search results and develop their research focus in ways never previously available.

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| Grades: K - 12 | TRIAL
Use the bilingual interactive online platform ACCENT on Heritage that allows you to learn and to teach the unique perspectives of Alberta’s francophone peoples in both historical and contemporary contexts.

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| Grades: K - 12 | TRIAL
Use this directory to find French recreational, cultural, and educational activities in the province that complement the Alberta programs of studies.

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| Grades: 6 - 12 | TRIAL
Use this resource to access maps that assist in the investigation and study of Canada and its people through historical, economic, environmental and cultural information.

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| Grades: K - 3 | TRIAL
Use this resource to access interactive fiction and non-fiction books organized according to the following themes: Animals and Nature, Earth and Sky, People and Places; ABC’s and 1,2, 3’s, Family and Community, Music and Rhyme, Adventure, Celebrations, and Imagination.

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| Grades: 3 - 12 | TRIAL
Access over 3 000 000 copyright-friendly images covering every subject area in one easy click. Download, cite, and manipulate every image with ease.

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| Grades: K - 12 | TRIAL
Use this resource to access to more than 141 000 encyclopedia articles on a wide array of topics, educational videos, images, magazine articles, learning games, and more through three age-appropriate interfaces—Elementary, Middle and High. Read-aloud features (with highlighting text) and text translation are available for every article. Image Quest has been embedded to provide access to thousands of copyright friendly, related images.

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| Grades: 6 - 12 | TRIAL
Use this database for locating information on a broad range of Canadian topics. It is organized into the following categories: Biography, Geography, Government, History, Literature, Science, Social Issues, Sports, and World Cultures and Religion. The database includes newspapers, images, magazines, journals, Web sites, primary sources, videos, and more.

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| Grades: 5 - 12 | TRIAL
Use this encyclopedia to locate information on Canadian history, art, music, science, geography, culture and politics and famous Canadians. This resource contains articles, maps, images, multimedia, Web links, games and feature articles.

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| Grades: 7 - 12 | TRIAL
Use this resource to browse for CBC News in Review videos organized into topics such as Canadian History, Geography, Global Studies, Government & Politics, Science & Technology and World History. Resource guides are included.

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| Grades: 3 - 12 | TRIAL
Use this database to locate information on countries of the world, US states and Canadian provinces. Country data tables, maps, and a graphing tool are included alongside photographs, recipes, biographies and other cultural information specific to the countries covered.

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| Grades: 7 - 12 | TRIAL
Access over 17 000 full-length curriculum videos. Create playlists, clips, and video mash-ups using the video segments and sharing tools embedded in the resources. Full transcripts with read-aloud and text translation features included for every video.

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| Grades: 5 - 12 | TRIAL
Use this resource to locate information on Confederation, the Red River Settlement, the Charlottetown and Quebec Conferences, the Acadians, and War of 1812. In addition, this resource includes biographies of Canadian figures like Sir John A. Macdonald and George-Etienne Cartier. The French version of this resource is available by toggling the English-Francais button at the top left of the website.

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| Grades: 9 - 12 | TRIAL
Use this resource to locate primary source material related to early Canadian history. This resource contains maps, images, excerpts from books and diaries, treaty documents, and early parliamentary debates.

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| Grades: 7 - 12 | TRIAL
Use this database for locating critical analysis related to topics such as business and economy; environment and climate change; conflict and diplomacy; government, politics and law; health and medicine; science and technology; and society and culture. The database includes newspapers, magazines, journals, reference works, web sites, primary sources, videos, and more.

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| Grades: 5 - 12 | TRIAL
Use this resource to learn about the life of Chanie Wenjack. This animated film adaptation was created, written, and directed by Gord Downie, composed by Gord Downie with Kevin Drew and Dave Hamelin, and illustrated by author Jeff Lemire. It tells the story of Chanie "Charlie" Wenjack, his escape from Cecilia Jeffrey Indian Residential School, and his subsequent death from hunger and exposure to the harsh weather. *It is recommended to view this film before showing it in class as it deals with mature themes.

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| Grades: 5 - 12 | TRIAL
Use this bilingual resource to find reference maps of Canada, information about Truth and Reconciliation, a glossary of Indigenous terms, and more. Created by The Royal Canadian Geographical Society in conjunction with the Assembly of First Nations, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, the Métis Nation, the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation and Indspire, this resource contains beautiful contemporary and historical photography, maps, and more.

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| Grades: 7 - 12 | TRIAL
Use this resource to explore the political, social, and cultural history of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples of North America between the sixteenth and twentieth centuries. This resource contains collections from both American and Canadian institutions, including the Javitch Collection from the University of Alberta, as well as indigenous-language materials. Topics include: the Iroquois Confederation, Canadian Catholic Indigenous Missions, Indigenous treaties in Canada, and more.

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| Grades: 6 - 12 | TRIAL
*Temporary Access* To support Alberta learners during this time, InfoBase has opened five of their databases for access through the ORC. These include Science Online (science vides, diagrams, experiments and more), Health Reference Center (authoritative information of diseases and disorders, short videos, diagrams and more), Bloom's Literature (literature encyclopedia with supports for literary criticism and English classes), and 2 eBook collections (convenient, comprehensive collections of acclaimed eBooks in a range of core curriculum subjects).

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| Grades: K - 6 | TRIAL
Use this language learning program to learn a second language in an interactive way. Each lesson is presented by theme and includes video clips, exercises and games. The languages included are British English, American English, Spanish, Spanish (LatAm), French, Chinese Pinyin, Italian, German, and Korean.

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| Grades: K - 12 | TRIAL
Over 3,000 productions that take a stand on the issues that matter most to Canadians. Discover newly released films about Canadian issues with productions available in both French and English. Be sure to check the Education tab to find more educational support.

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| Grades: K - 6 | TRIAL
Use this database to access National Geographic Kids magazines dating back to 2009, hundreds of National Geographic Books, maps, as well as downloadable images and videos.

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| Grades: 3 - 5 | TRIAL
Explore engaging articles about earth science, life science, physical science, and the field of science with PebbleGO Next Science. Includes games, experiments, and even lesson plans for educators.

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| Grades: K - 3 | TRIAL
PebbleGO Social Studies: Use this fun and interactive database to access information about the world around you, families, community jobs, being a good citizen, world holidays, then and now, and the environment. PebbleGO Science: Use this database to learn more about plants, animals, sound, simple machines, light, earth science, seasons, weather, and humans. PebbleGO Animals: Use this database to learn more about a large variety of living animals, including their behaviour, classification, and habitats. A section on prehistoric dinosaurs is also included.

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| Grades: 6 - 12 | TRIAL
Use this database to find primary source material on the early history and culture of the Canadian Prairie Provinces. Information on Métis and First Nations peoples, Franco-Albertans, Alberta local history, the history of Edmonton, and Alberta Railways is included.

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| Grades: 1 - 6 | TRIAL
Use this resource to find factual information organized into topics such as earth cycles; ecosystems and biomes; energy and matter; landforms; natural disasters; rocks and minerals; space; water; and weather and climate. Videos, web links, games, listen feature, and a list of science experiments are included.

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| Grades: 1 - 6 | TRIAL
Use this resource to find factual information organized into topics such as animals; endangered and extinct species; food chains and food webs; habitats and ecosystems; human body; life cycles; and plants. Videos, web links, games, listen feature, and a list of science experiments are included.

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| Grades: 1 - 6 | TRIAL
Use this resource to find factual information organized into topics such as atoms and molecules; elements and periodic table; energy and matter; force and motion; and temperature and measurement. Videos, web links, games, listen feature, and a list of science experiments are included.

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| Grades: 6 - 12 | TRIAL
*Temporary access* Massive collection of digitized newspapers, magazines and images with editorialized topic pages to aid with navigation.

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| Grades: 8 - 12 | TRIAL
*Temporary access* A new, intuitive, self-guided tool written by writing instructors and librarians, designed to enhance information literacy, writing, and research skills in libraries and online learning environments.

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| Grades: 3 - 9 | TRIAL
*Temporary access* Selected age-appropriate content on topics of interest to upper elementary and middle school students with high-interest, visual elements, and accessibility tools to connect students with information on their research topic.

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| Grades: 6 - 12 | TRIAL
*Temporary access* Selected articles and graphics on the enduring and talked-about issues of the day. High interest, relevant non-fiction newspaper and magazine articles, as well as graphs, tables, and political cartoons, are all easily accessible through easy-to-follow search and browse options.

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| Grades: 2 - 12 | TRIAL
Scholastic Go!, formally Amazing Animals of the World, now acts as a federated search engine of seven different Scholastic encyclopedia databases: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, America the Beautiful, Lands & Peoples, Amazing Animals of the World, and The New Book of Popular Science. The articles included are written by subject experts and are differentiated by reading levels. The database also contains access to a robust atlas, world newspapers, videos, pictures, and more.

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| Grades: 6 - 12 | TRIAL
Use this resource to locate magazine articles, science experiments, encyclopedia entries, images, audio and video clips, illustrations, graphs and Web links related to a wide range of scientific study: earth science, science history, life science, space, physics, math, chemistry, biology, natural science, environmental science, biotechnology and more.

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| Grades: 4 - 9 | TRIAL
Use this resource to access hands-on projects, videos, websites, science news, and articles related to Earth Science, Life Science, Physical Science, Space Science, Health and Human Body, as well as Tech, Math, and Engineering.

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| Grades: K - 12 | TRIAL
Use this resource to locate information on how authors and illustrators write and illustrate their books, as well as links to author Web sites and audio book readings. Coverage includes graphic novels, picture books, historical fiction, adventure stories, mysteries, science fiction, poetry, and non-fiction.

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| Grades: 7 - 12 | TRIAL
Use this database to find out more about diseases, drugs and alcohol, eating disorders, green living, grief and loss, mental health, sexuality and sexual health, nutrition and fitness, and much more. Videos, “ask Dr. Jan,” personal stories and hotlines are included.

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| Grades: 2 - 6 | TRIAL
*Temporary Access* Tigtag is a digital video-based resource designed to help teachers to deliver engaging and accurate science and geography instruction to students. Created by an award-winning team of teachers and producers, each of Tigtag’s short videos has been crafted using the best available documentary footage from sources including NASA, the BBC and Getty Images. Tigtag videos offer information in a concise visual format, making topics accessible through the use of real-world examples.

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| Grades: K - 2 | TRIAL
*Temporary Access* Tigtag Junior is a complete science resource for children with hundreds of videos, lesson ideas, visuals and interactive games and quizzes matched to a range of national and international curricula. It provides young students with an opportunity to dive into science through subjects that particularly appeal to this age group, such as dinosaurs, animals and space exploration. It provides comprehensive classroom support, with lesson ideas, topic backgrounds and hundreds of classroom-ready resources.

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| Grades: 3 - 6 | TRIAL
Use this resource to access videos and interactive non-fiction books organized according to the following categories: Earth Science, Ecosystems, Experiments, Extreme Nature, Human Body, Space, Ancient Civilizations, Continents and Disasters. Related Grolier Online articles, project ideas, quizzes and web links are provided.

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| Grades: 6 - 12 | TRIAL
*Temporary Access* Twig features thousands of high-quality, curriculum-aligned science, maths and geography videos for students along with worksheets, lesson plans, quizzes and diagrams. Twig resources are easy to use, slotting into existing lesson plans and being particularly suited to distance learning, with a built-in Assignment feature that lets teachers set homework and view progress.

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| Grades: 7 | TRIAL
Experience the War of 1812 on-line from the perspective of each of its major participants—Americans, the British, Canadians (including Canadian First Peoples), and Native Americans. Using historic objects and images, this virtual exhibition allows you to draw your own conclusions and share your own perspective on a major historical event. The French version of this resource is available by toggling the English-Francais button at the top left of the website.

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| Grades: K - 2 | TRIAL
Access this resource for interactive eBooks, literacy games, multi-topic videos, nursery rhymes, and songs. Click the magic frog and see what happens!

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| Grades: 7 - 12 | TRIAL
Use this database for locating information on significant people, events and topics in world history. It is organized into the following categories: Biographies; Countries, Cultures and Civilizations; Economics; Events, Periods and Cultural Trends; Human Rights; Political Constructs, Movements and Organizations; Religions; and Wars and Conflicts. The database includes newspapers, images, magazines, journals, reference works, Web sites, primary sources, videos, and more.

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