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Auto Repair
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Canadian Content
Careers, Education & Training
Children & Youth

eBooks, eMusic & More
General Research
Health & Wellness
Language Learning
Librarians Resources
Libraries & Library Associations
Reading Resources

All Databases

Ancestry Library Edition
Canadian Points of View
Career Cruising

Chilton Auto Repair Manuals

Comics Plus: Library Edition

Consumer Health Complete
Consumer Health Complete Francais
Consumer Reports
Gale Databases
Kids InfoBits
Literature Resource Center
NoveList Plus
NoveList Francais
NoveList K-8 Plus

Sesame Street eBooks
Signing Savvy
Student Edition K-12
Teen Health and Wellness
Transparent Language Online
TumbleBook Library Suite
Universal Class
World Book Web

Auto Repair

Chilton Auto Repair Manuals – diagnostics, step-by-step repair procedures, wiring diagrams, recalls, technical service bulletins


Find a Business -- Business Directories

Information Oxford -- Oxford County community information 
Cell-ebrate -- Oxford County businesses

New Business / Small Business Help:

Service Ontario -- Services for Businesses
OSBSC -- Oxford Small Business Support Centre
WASBEC -- The Woodstock & Area Small Business Enterprise Centre  
Strategis -- Industry Canada Business Site  
Small Business Database Search -- Search Gale databases for journal articles on small business

Patents & Trademarks

Canada -- Canadian Intellectual Property Office 
United States -- US Patent & Trademark Office 
Europe -- European Patent Office

Buying Guides

Consumer Reports – information and ratings for consumer goods, including cars, appliances, electronics, credit and loans, home renovations; includes Canadian products

Canadian Content

Canadian Encyclopedia – authoritative information on all things Canadian

Canadian Points of View – articles from various points of view on controversial subjects, with a Canadian focus

Careers, Education & Training

Career Cruising - find information on careers suited to your interests

Education - find information on education and training resources

Universal Class - more than 500 Continuing Education Courses available

Children & Youth

Comics Plus: Library Edition - digital comics and graphic novels for children and youth


Kids InfoBits - research resource for children in Kindergarten to grade 5.

PebbleGo - science and reading database for children pre-K to grade 3

Student Edition K-12 - database of magazines, newspapers and encyclopedias

Teen Health and Wellness - includes Hotlines for immediate help.

TumbleBook Library Suite

World Book Web- encyclopedia, dictionary, and atlases, Info Finder with Canadian content; French and Spanish editions; editions for children and students


Many craft ideas including - kids crafts, cross stitching, knitting & crocheting, quilting, paper piecing

More links to crafts and activities - kids crafts activities, drawing, knitting, and puzzles

eBooks, eMusic & More

Download - eBooks & eAudiobooks, eMusic, eMagazines, TumbleBook Library Suite


Ancestry Library Edition – genealogy database (available from within the library only, no remote access)

Local History and Genealogy databases – access to Oxford County Library’s extensive in-house genealogy databases, photos, and historical links for Oxford County

General Research

Gale Databases – magazine, newspaper and book databases on all subjects, including science, medicine, arts, humanities, social science, law, religion, military, and health.

Health & Wellness

Consumer Health Complete
Consumer Health Complete Francais
Teen Health and Wellness - includes Hotlines for immediate help
Canadian Cancer Society
Canadian Diabetes Association
Canadian Women's Health Network
CAPHIS - 100 Health sites you can trust
Centers For Disease Control
Health Canada MedEffect - drug advisories, adverse reactions
Health Canada Online
HealthFinder - US National Health Info Center
HealthInfoQuest - US consumer health pathfinders
Mayo Clinic
Medlineplus - health information for consumers
PubMed - Search Medline for biomedical journal articles
thehealthline.ca - Health Services in South West Ontario
Women's Health Matters

Language Learning

Signing Savvy – Learn American Sign Language.
Transparent Language Online– Learn a new language.

Librarians Resources

ILLO - Interlibrary loan INFO database
Academic Info
Internet Public Library -- Ready Reference Collection
Librarians' Index to the Internet
LibrarySpot.com -- Virtual library resource center
Library Thing -- Be a librarian: catalogue your own library!
Virtual Reference Library (VRL) -- Toronto Public Library

 Libraries & Library Associations

Local Libraries

Woodstock Public Library
Middlesex County Library
London Public Library


Public Libraries in Southern Ontario
Library and Archives Canada
Library of Congress
Libdex - Worldwide index of library homepages

Library Associations

Ontario Library Association
Ontario Library Consortium
Ontario Library Service
Canadian Library Association
American Library Association
International Federation of Library Associations

 Reading Resources

Books Made into Movies – books that have been made into movies, listed by title and author

Literature Resource Center - author bios, overviews, literary criticisms and reviews.

NoveList Plus - database of novels and readable non-fiction for children, young adults and adults, with book reviews, reading group guides, read-alikes, and book talks

NoveList Francais - database of novels and readable non-fiction for children, young adults and adults, with book reviews, reading group guides, read-alikes, and book talks

NoveList K-8 Plus database of novels and readable non-fiction for children, young adults and adults, with book reviews, reading group guides, read-alikes, and book talks

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