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This Algonquin Library Catalogue searches for books, periodical titles, AV and ebook titles at all Algonquin College Campuses. Includes the “Reserve Desk” search tool, which enables you to search for items on reserve.

You can also borrow books and articles from other libraries.

College Complete, Proquest

This resource provides access to ebooks. It covers most subject areas offered by the College including career development, medicine, human resource management and accounting.

Click here for information, about downloading ebooks from ebrary

A Library account is required to access College Complete off campus.

Go to College Complete

EBSCO eBooks

This collection contains educational ebooks on a wide variety of subjects, as well as a small collection for leisure reading. You can download up to 10 ebooks at one time. After 14 days, the ebooks will be automatically returned. You can print, or save as a PDF (which doesn’t expire), one chapter of an ebook.

Click Go to EBSCO eBooks below, and on the search page click Choose Databases. From the database list, select eBook Collection and eBook Academic Collection to view both collections.

Click here for information, about downloading ebooks from the EBSCO

A Library account is required to access EBSCO eBooks off campus.

Go to EBSCO eBooks

Safari

This collection contains titles from technology and business publishers, such as O’Reilly Media, Microsoft Press, Cisco Press, and many more. The Safari collection is limited to seven simultaneous online users. Ebooks can be read online, but cannot be downloaded for offline use. You can print one page of a document at a time.

A Library account is required to access Safari off campus.

Go to Safari Ebooks

Canadian Electronic Library

This collection contains ebook titles from Canadian publishers, including the Irwin Law series, as well as the Canadian Public Policy and Canadian Health Research collections. Ebooks can be downloaded for offline reading, or transferred to a mobile device.

Click here for information, about downloading ebooks from the Canadian Electronic Library (ebrary)

A Library account is required to access the Canadian Electronic Library off campus.

Go to Canadian Electronic Library

EBSCO Audiobooks

This small collection contains audiobooks for educational purposes, as well as for leisure reading. Audiobooks can be downloaded for offline listening.

Click here for information, about downloading audio books from the EBSCO

A Library account is required to access EBSCO Audio Books off campus.

Go to EBSCO Audio Books

Aesthetic VideoSource Collection by Kanopy

This resource provides access to 110 videos for aesthetics, cosmetology or massage programs.

A Library account is required to access the Aesthetic VideoSource Collection.

Go to the Aesthetic VideoSource Collection by Kanopy

Films on Demand

EBSCO

EBSCO Business Source Complete includes video from Harvard Faculty Seminars. To search the videos, choose Business Videos from the Browse section of your the search page.

A Library account is required to access EBSCO off campus.

Go to EBSO Business Source Complete

Proquest Nursing and Allied Health

Nursing and Allied Health professionals are the focus for this collection. To view streaming video content, use the Advanced Search or Publication lists at the top and choose the appropriate category.

A Library account is required to access Proquest Nursing and Allied Health off campus.

Go to the ProQuest Page

Lynda.com

Lynda.com is a library of thousands of up-to-date video tutorials, designed to keep you current in various software packages.

Note for Faculty: At this time it is not possible to place links from Lynda.com within Blackboard.

Note: If you need support, contact onlineresources@algonquincollege.com.

Go to Lynda.com Login Page

Intelecom

A searchable database of academic video clips.

Note for Faculty: Once a link is generated URLs may be directly embedded into BB for student use. No prefix or additional login is required for students to access this material within BB.

A Library account is required to access Intelecom off campus.

Go to Intelecom

McNabb and Connolly

The McNabb and Connolly collection contains a selection of videos from this distributor on a range of popular educational topics. A playlist of Canadian productions is also included.

Note for Faculty: At this time, it is not possible to place McNabb and Connolly links within Blackboard.

A Library account is required to access McNabb and Connolly off campus.

McNabb and Connolly

NFB

This database provides access to NFB’s online catalogue, plus additional content through NFB’s Campus program. This product does not permit any reproduction, modification or downloading of its visual contents.

Go to NBF page

PBS Learning Media

Search or browse PBS educational programs.

Note for Faculty: Links may be directly embedded into BB for student use. No prefix or additional login is required for students to access this material within BB.

Go to PBS Learning Media page

Video on Demand (VOD)

Video on Demand is an online video service provided by OCLS (Ontario Colleges Library Service). Algonquin’s video collection currently includes the Mosby Nursing Skills videos, Body Language, The Art of Listening, and Valuing Diversity: Multicultural Communication.

A Library account is required to access VOD off campus.

Go to Video on Demand page

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If you can’t find what you are looking for, please review our tabs for more detailed search options. You can also search our databases by topic or by name.

These subject based research guides have been created by library staff to give you a starting point for research in your field. Included are recommendations for key databases, journals and websites, along with featured books and videos, highlighting major resources both in-house and online.