Below is a list of our various electronic resources available through the Springwater Library. These electronic resources hold useful information, tips and sources. Some of the resources are only available in the library or online. Check each resource for details.
Pebble Go With hundreds of topics and content areas, PebbleGo Animals and PebbleGo Earth and Space will entice the youngest of readers to explore and learn independently. Please contact your branch for log in information.
Tumblebooks is the digital media division of Tumbleweed Press Inc. Tumbleweed Press is based in Toronto, Canada and is a global leader in the creation and delivery of print and electronic interactive reading experiences. Since it was formed in 1985 as a print publisher, Tumbleweed has published over 50 print books representing a circulation of approximately 5 million copies. TumbleBooks currently offers three online subscription reading services that provide unlimited remote access to an extensive catalogue of titles, in three unique formats, to millions of readers of all ages and abilities worldwide.
Culture Places Pass Program runs from June 1 to October 14, 2013 this year. Most of the institutions are offering free admission for a family of four plus discounts at the gift shops. Details for local participants in the Simcoe County area are available at their website: http://www.sumac.info/cultural-places-pass/cultural-places-pass.
This is a helpful tool to assist anyone, but particularly immigrants, in filling out government forms. Currently, there are fourteen government forms loaded on the site, and the tool allows an individual to download the form of choice, and then provides a tutorial in the language of their choice (twelve options) to assist with filling out each field.
EBSCOhost web includes a number of different databases - if asked log in with your library number.
CareerCruising is your complete resource for the job search. Create your own account.
Learning Express Library Canada These interactive tutorial courses will take your computer skills to the next level, while allowing you to learn at your own pace. Learning about Adobe, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher and more.
The CultureGrams Online Database http://online.culturegrams.com is a leading reference for concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on countries across the globe. Unfortunately, as of Tues June 25, 2013 this database is currently unavailable. We are hoping to update this link and have it open for use ASAP.
Global Road Warrior will guide you around the world on your travels. www.globalroadwarrior.com
This varied resourceful database offers a wide range of online databases including Chilton's Repair manuals.
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