Research & Learning


Ancestry Library Edition

With precise geographic detail and clear-cut historical insights, we connect you to the places in the world where your story started—from unique regions to living relatives.


The Canadian Encyclopedia

The Canadian Encyclopedia is the national encyclopedia of Canada, published online by the organization Historical Canada, with the support of Canadian Heritage.

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Global Road Warrior

Includes more than 8 million words of editorial, over 6,500 color photos, and 1,575 country maps. Created by an international team of researchers, cartographers and writers, the database is continually updated.


Pelham Historical Collection

Search for material published annually from 1977 to 2011 by the Pelham Historical Society. Articles and photographs from the Pnyx Collection from the 1933 to 1950 issues are also available.

Novelist Plus

NoveList Plus

The secret to finding great books! Includes reading recommendations, reviews, articles, lists, and more.

Novelist K to 8

NoveList K-8 Plus

Younger readers can find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Plus, parents, teachers and librarians can find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.


Digital Archive Ontario

This collection of high quality images dates back to the 1880’s and includes Ontario maps, fire insurance plans, and views of towns and cities over time. Includes over 10,000 historical photos, maps, postcards & more from Ontario.

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G1 Practice Tests

Breeze through your G1 test! Just like the real thing and more effective than the Driver’s Handbook. NOTE: this is NOT an official G1 test. Please visit for more information about driving tests.


CanLII: Canadian Legal Information Institute

CanLII Provides access to court judgments from all Canadian courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada, federal courts, and the courts in all Canada’s provinces and territories.


CLEO: Community Legal Education Ontario

Community Legal Education Ontario has developed clear, accurate, and practical legal rights education and information to help people understand and exercise their legal rights.

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Ontario Government Documents

Access over 120,000 government documents from the collections of the Ontario Legislative Library and the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation, and Parks.



Find over 1.8 million items and collections from libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, community groups, and government ministries. Discover – people, places, events and objects about Ontario. View and access – photographs, maps, videos, oral histories, government documents, newspapers and more…

Find an abundance of online coding resources for kids and teens, and find access to online communities that support coding.


Lincoln Area Newspaper Indexes 1985 – 1987

Search for local historic images as well as birth, death, and marriage certificates. Many notices were placed between 1900 and 1961 and are indexed here.