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Search what we have in the Kennedy Learning Commons or using "One Search", to instantly search many academic sites.  Click on the icon on the left then select Kennedy in the list of schools.  You can pick login, in the top right corner and use your student number and password that you login at school.​

  

 

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Search what the Windsor Public Library has on it's shelves.

Up at the top right of the page there is a spot to search and then pick if it is a "keyword" search, "author" search, "title" search, etc.​

 

 

 

For Elibrary you will  need a username and password.  Elibrary's is located on page 23 of your student planner or come and see Mr. Hnidei

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Use this when you need authoritative resources for your projects. Newspapers, magazine and scholarly journal articles, videos, maps, pictures and transcripts of television and radio programs and editor’s-pick web sites can be found here. Also included two special collections:

History Study Center – use it for primary and secondary history sources. Includes historical documents, maps, pictures, multimedia and scholarly journals.

ProQuest Learning: Literature – use it for author searches, literary criticism, literature reference, literary works. Includes Study Pages, KnowledgeNotes, multimedia resources and references (dictionaries, citation guides).

 
The following databases will need to use your Windsor Public library card number for your id and your phone number as your password (no 519 needed).  If you do not have a card they are free from the Windsor Public Library.

 

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A premier source for 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, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive.​
 

 

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Gale’s Canada in Context covers a broad range of Canadian topics, people, places, events. Written from a Canadian perspective with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites all organized into a user-friendly portal experience combined with new features such as β€œSearch Assist” and quick fact boxes.​
 

 

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English and French Canadian periodicals; Full text articles; Selections from the Globe and Mail, Maclean’s weekly magazine; Canadian News Facts; and encyclopedic reference materials, such as the Canadian Parliamentary Guide and Canadian Newsmakers.​
 

  

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Canadian Points of View Reference Centreβ„’ provides essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Topics covered include: environment, health, human rights, crime, race, technology, substance abuse, and many more.​
 

 

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This is a fully bilingual toolset, which has been designed to help students and others plan their future. Assessment tools, detailed occupation profiles, and comprehensive post-secondary education information, move seamlessly through the career exploration and planning process.​
  

 

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Computer Database provides access to today's most well-read and influential periodicals on the computer, telecommunications and electronics industries.​
   

 

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Thousands of essays, biographies, primary sources, creative works and more covering history, literature, biography, science and social studies. Allows students to get the "whole picture" and develop their critical-thinking skills by placing people, places, events and primary documents in context.​
 
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A Virtual Reference Library of over 40 ebook reference works (47,781 documents) within a simple keyword search window.​
 

 

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Combines major business and general interest periodicals with well known reference books. News sources include: Knight-Ridder/Tribune News Service newspaper articles, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Christian Science Monitor. Within the reference collection are almanacs, encyclopedias, biographical dictionaries and a dictionary of quotations.
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Designed for secondary school students, Student Edition is the quick and easy way to do classroom assignments and get answers to general reference questions. Graphic Interface.​
 

 

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Biographical information, overviews, criticism and reviews on writers in all disciplines, from all periods and from around the world.
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NoveList provides access to reviews for 120,000 works of fiction.
In addition, NoveList recommends similar titles and authors and provides guides for book discussions.
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This database was developed for teens, with their unique concerns in mind. Curricular support and self-help on topics including diseases, drugs & alcohol, nutrition, mental and emotional health, sexuality, cyber literacy, family life…
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The following are other databases I have found.  If you find others that you think I should have here listed here, please pop by the Learning Commons and let me know.

 

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If you're looking for information on artists or art movements, Artcyclopedia is a great place to begin. The site provides links to museums worldwide where works by over 8,200 artists can be viewed. While most of the artists listed are painters and sculptors, you can also find photographers, decorative artists, and architects. Any art or art history research can benefit from this site, at least as a starting point.​
  

 

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BioMedCentral is an archive of over 170 biology, chemistry and medical journals. The articles published on BioMedCentral are all peer-reviewed to ensure that they are accurate and appropriate for use as reference materials. A majority of the materials linked to on the site are free, but a few journals do require a subscription service to access.​
 

 

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 INFOMINE is a virtual library of Internet resources. It contains useful tools such as databases, electronic journals, electronic books, bulletin boards, mailing lists, online library card catalogs, articles, and directories of researchers. It functions similarly to a search engine except that the results are limited to academic sites and resources. Be advised that not all resources it supplies are free of charge, but many that are fee-related can be found at your local library or university.​
 

 

 

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The Internet Public Library is the first public library of and for the internet community. The library is a collection of online resources that are organized by subject, everything from accounting to social sciences. This Web-based library features standard library services such as reference, cataloging, educational outreach, exhibits, government documents, special collections and archives, serials, and online-only services such as a list of blogs. It can be a great place to start your research as the librarians who created it have spent a great deal of time organizing and finding the best internet resources for your use.​
 

 

 

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 Most people have heard of the U.S. Library of Congress, but few realize the amount of information it offers online. The American Memory Collection contains a wealth of materials on American history including thousands of photos, maps, documents, and even sheet music. In addition, the site offers online exhibits, and if you can't find what you're looking for there is online resource to ask a librarian. For anyone interested in American history, the Library of Congress is an invaluable resource that can provide you with a wealth of information not available anywhere else.​
 

 





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Europeana is the place to explore millions of items from a range of Europe's leading galleries, libraries, archives and museums. Books and manuscripts, photos and paintings, television and film, sculpture and crafts, diaries and maps, sheet music and recordings. Europeana is the trusted source of cultural heritage brought to you by the Europeana Foundation and a large number of European cultural institutions, projects and partners.​