Complete List of Databases and Online Programs (A-Z)

TumbleBooks’ databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! Read as many books as you want, when you want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly. No library card required.

Don't forget to check out our other resources under our Kids and Teens sections.

K-6 Children's eBooks

K-6 Math eBooks

Grades 7-12 eBooks

All Ages Audio Books

Romance Novels Collection

             
Below are “databases”  and online services that our library subscribes to.  They contain information not necessarily found through the Internet.  You’ll need your library card to log into most of these databases.

 

Automate – Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, AutoMate provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls, and more.
British Columbia Codes (in Library Use Only) – Includes the current BC Building Code (including Plumbing Services) and the BC Fire Code.
BC Laws – Free public access to the Statutes & Regulations of B.C.
British Columbia Statistics – Statistics on population, business, the economy, labour and society. From BCStats, the central statistical agency of the Province of British Columbia.
Access 2006 Census full (31 page) profiles or any item with a “key” icon beside it is available here. (Note: Remote access is permitted if your library can provide authentication.)
Clicklaw – An Internet subject guide to authoritative legal resources in BC and Canada. Developed by the Legal Services Society of BC and now maintained by the BC Courthouse Library Society. No library card is required to access this resource on the Internet.
Explora Canada – Information for students of all ages on a wide variety of topics, from history and current events to science and technology. Search a variety of sources such as magazines, encyclopedias, primary source documents and more.
Explora Primary Schools – A research interface for K-5.  Simple search that quickly delivers relevant results including articles, essays, and primary source documents to help students feel successful in their research. Easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topic to give students research ideas. Topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research.
GALE Courses – Never stop learning.  Whether you’re looking for college-level, professional development, or personal enrichment courses,  Burns Lake Public Library now offers hundreds of online courses that are accessible anywhere online, 24/7. Gale Courses offer well-crafted lessons, expert online instruction, and interaction with fellow students.
Khan Academy – “Learn almost anything for free.” 3300 videos explain many subjects.
KnowBC Online (In-Library use only) – Includes the following resources:

  • Encyclopedia of British Columbia – With more than 4,000 entries and 1,500 accompanying photographs, maps, charts and tables, as well as sound and video clips.
  • Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest  A Photographic Encyclopedia of Invertebrates, Seaweeds and Selected Fishes.
  • The Encyclopedia of Raincoast Place Names – A Complete Reference to Coastal British Columbia
  • Far West – The Story of British Columbia
  • Raincoast Chronicles 20 – Lilies and Fireweed: Frontier Women of British Columbia.
  • Where Mountains Meet the Sea – A History of Coastal BC
LearnNowBC LearnNowBC offers free services that support student-centered learning for K-12 students, adult learners, parents and educators.
Library To Go Download and listen to best selling and classic audio books 24/7 on your PC, laptop, PDA or MP3 player at home, in the office or anywhere in the world.  It’s free, all you need is your library card.

 

LinkedIn Learning – Choose from thousands of online courses to learn in-demand skills from real-world industry experts.
Niche Academy – Niche Academy is a tool for creating elegant online training experiences. It makes things easier for instructors as well as learners.

NoveList [EBSCO] Looking for a good novel? Want to find book reviews? Desperate to find other authors that are similar to your favourite? Check out NoveList, a database of fiction books and authors, recommended reading lists, book discussion ideas and book reviews for all ages.  Video Tutorial [5 minutes]
Points to the Past – Searchable primary source material: maps, photos, newspapers, manuscripts, pamphlets, portraits, sermons, poems, and more. For research, teaching and learning.
Teen Health & Wellness database –Real life – real answers.
Vehicle Safety and Inspection Standards Online (In Library Use Only) Current vehicle safety and inspection standards and related BC legislation.
World Book Encyclopedia – All of these products are available for your use: