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Online Articles & Research

Use our electronic collections of newspapers, magazines, journals, encyclopedias, eBooks, audiobooks, research reports, images and multimedia to research any topic. To gain access to these resources, you'll need your Oakville Public Library card (14 digit barcode with no spaces) and PIN (usually the last four digits of your phone number)..

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GOVERNMENT, LAW AND STATISTICS

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Academic OneFileCanadian Content icon

Millions of peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources with extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Updated daily.

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Bibliothèque de Référence VirtuelleCanadian Content iconopen access icon

La Bibliothèque de référence virtuelle est une source d'information thématique et fiable particulièrement axée sur les contenus canadien et ontarien.

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G1.ca: Free G1 Practice TestsCanadian Content iconopen access icon

G1.ca is designed for Ontario learner drivers to help you pass your G1 test. The site provides free practice tests that simulate the official G1 test in terms of question structure and grading standards. The tests provide detailed question-level feedback and unique ‘hints’. This is a privately owned website that is not owned by or affiliated with DriveTest or any other government agency.

Government of Canada PublicationsCanadian Content iconopen access icon

An extensive variety of Government of Canada and Statistics Canada publications are indexed on this site. Over 70,000 full-text electronic documents are freely accessible, with 500+ new titles added monthly.

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Halton Community Services DatabaseCanadian Content iconopen access icon

Search for local community services by subject, keyword or organization name.

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NYTimes.com

NYTimes.com provides access to the news articles from the New York Times newspaper on any computer, smartphone, or tablet with an internet connection. NYTimes.com is offered in English, Spanish, and Chinese. *Note: when you open this link, you will be directed to redeem a code. Once you redeem a code and create a NYTimes account, you will have access for 72 hours. Once those 72 hours have elapsed, simply click on the link to redeem a new code. Please do not use Internet Explorer to access this database.

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Your Legal RightsCanadian Content iconopen access icon

A free website put together by the Law Foundation of Ontario, CLEO's Your Legal Rights has service listings, common questions, a resource library, and news and events related to Ontario law.



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