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Browse the library online anytime, anywhere. Click on a resource below to get started. You can also search for specific titles or authors using the New Brunswick Public Libraries Catalogue.
The service is free, but you will need to sign in with the last 9 digits of your library card number. Don’t have a library card? Apply online.
Please note: it may not be possible to access this service outside of Atlantic Canada.
 
eBooks and Audiobooks
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CELA
Register with CELA (Centre for Equitable Library Access) to access English and French digital narrated audio, digital text-to-speech, and e-braille. For more information, visit the CELA website or contact your local public library.
      
News and Magazines
Canadian Reference Centre
The 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. Some French content.
     Interface language(s): 
     English  French
     Mobile App: 
     EBSCOhost
 
Canadian Reference Centre (with text-to-speech support)
Text-to-speech support gives users the option of listening to a synthesized voice reading the text of Canadian Reference Centre entries. This feature only functions with English language content.
     Interface language(s): 
     English    
     Mobile App: 
     EBSCOhost
PressReader
Get unlimited access to more than 7,000 of the world’s top newspapers and magazines as soon as they’re available on shelves. With PressReader, you can read Canadian and international titles such as The Guardian, Newsweek, Libération, China Daily and La Razon and the issues are yours to keep forever.
For more information, please consult the Quick Start Guide.
     Interface language(s): 
     English    French
     Mobile App: 
     PressReader
Canadian Newsstream
Full-text access to Canadian newspapers. Some French content.
     Interface language(s): 
     English  French
Eureka
Eureka provides access to the electronic versions of many noteworthy newspapers and periodicals including such French language titles as L’Acadie Nouvelle, L’Actualité, Le Devoir, Le Droit and La Presse. Some English content.
     Interface language(s): 
     English  French
  
Languages
Rosetta Stone
Rosetta Stone offers foundational interactive instruction in thirty different languages and more advanced lessons for a core set of languages that include English and French.
     Interface language(s): 
     English or French
     (select from dropdown menu).
     Mobile App: 
     Learn Languages: Rosetta Stone
 
 
Youth Resources
The World Almanac for Kids
The World Almanac for Kids is an online reference resource designed for children aged 10 to 14. The content and the interface are only available in English.
     Interface language(s):
     English     
World Almanac for Kids Elementary
World Almanac for Kids Elementary is an online reference resource designed for children aged 6 to 10. The content and the interface are only available in English.
      Interface Language(s) : 
      English
TumbleBooks
Watch and listen to animated stories online!
     Interface language(s):
     English  French
     Mobile Interface: 
     English  French
Universalis Junior
Universalis Junior is an online encyclopedia specially designed for children and young teenagers. The resources and the interface are only available in French.
     Interface language(s):
     French     
Britannica Online
Britannica Online is an English-language encyclopedia. It contains thousands of articles, images, quizzes and much more.
     Interface language(s):
     English     
National Geographic Kids
(via Canadian Reference Centre)
National Geographic Kids is an award winning magazine that inspires young adventurers to explore the world.
     Interface language(s):
     English     
  
Careers and Business
Career Cruising
Career Cruising is an online career exploration and portfolio development system. Career Cruising's content is Canada specific and includes detailed profiles for careers, comprehensive post-secondary education information, and personal assessments.
     Interface language(s): 
     English  French
Gale Business Plans Handbook
Gale Business Plans Handbook is a collection of business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses in North America. The handbook also includes a business plan template. Only available in English.
     Interface language(s):
     English   
Grant Connect Delta
Grant Connect Delta is a bilingual database with detailed, searchable information on thousands of major organizations that offer grants to charitable groups. You can consult the database in any of the five resource centres or submit your question online and we will do the research for you.
     Interface language(s):
     English   French
  
Automotive
Auto Repair Source
Auto Repair Source contains information on the repair and maintenance of vehicles from most major manufacturers. Only available in English.
     Interface language(s): 
     English
 
 
Information Sources
Britannica Online
Britannica Online is an English-language encyclopedia. It contains thousands of articles, images, quizzes and much more.
     Interface language(s):
     English     
Universalis
Universalis is a French-language encyclopedia. It contains thousands of articles, drawings, pictures, maps, definitions, a dictionary, an interactive science lab, and much more.
     Interface language(s):
     French
     
Nineteenth Century Collections Online
Nineteenth Century Collections Online provides primary source material from the nineteenth century. It includes works in Western languages, such as English and French, as well as non-Western languages. The interface is in English.
      Interface language(s):
      English
      Mobile Interface: 
      English  
The Cochrane Library
The Cochrane Library contains systematic reviews of a wide range of healthcare treatments. These reviews summarize the results of many studies of healthcare treatments. Please note that due to how Internet protocol (IP) addresses are assigned in New Brunswick, patrons and staff may encounter errors when trying to access the database. If you attempt to use the Cochrane Library and access is denied, please close your browser and try again.
     Interface language(s): 
     English
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