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Lynda.com

Lynda.com is a leading online learning company that has been producing and distributing video tutorials for many years. They offer thousands of courses in multiple languages, with a focus on software, creative, education, and business skills. The tutorials are of high quality and led by industry experts. All that's needed to access Lynda.com is an internet connection and a VIRL library membership.
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InstantFlix (IndieFlix): Movies and Classic TV

This streaming movie service provides unlimited access to award-winning shorts, feature films, and documentaries from major festivals like Sundance, Tribeca, Cannes. Thousands of films to choose from across more than 50 countries. You can also suggest movies and, if you're a filmmaker, contribute your own!  You just need your library card and an email address to get started. *Note: If you use RB Digital Magazines, eBook & eAudiobooks, you can log in with the same username and password.
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Canadian Newsstream

(Formerly called Canadian Newsstand) ProQuest offers full-text access to articles, columns, editorials, and features from hundreds of Canadian newspapers dating back to the '70s and '80s. Updated daily, with multilingual translation feature.  In-library use or log in from home/device.

Encyclopédie Universalis

Pour comprendre et apprendre, Encyclopédie Universalis met la connaissance à la portée de tous.

PressReader (formerly Library PressDisplay)

The world’s largest online newspaper kiosk, where you can browse and read hundreds of full-content premium newspapers and magazines from around the globe. PressReader is a convenient and comprehensive way to read all your favorite publications on one site.
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hoopla

A collection of thousands of movies, television shows, music albums and audiobooks, available to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to smartphones, tablets and computers.
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Career Cruising

Career Cruising programs help people build more purposeful futures by assisting with career exploration and planning.   This database offers career assessment tools, detailed occupation profiles, and comprehensive post-secondary education information.      

RB Digital eBooks & eAudiobooks (formerly OneClickdigital)

Thousands of downloadable audiobooks, including  Canadian titles from Maple Leaf Audio. RB Digital also offers eBooks, mainly classic literature. Download titles to your computer or to a mobile device using the RB Digital App. 

KnowBC

KnowBC includes the Encyclopedia of British Columbia, and many other great Pacific Northwest Coast publications like Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest: A Photographic Encyclopedia of Invertebrates, Seaweeds and Selected Fishes, The Encyclopedia of Raincoast Place Names, the full text of Raincoast Chronicles 20: Lilies and Fireweed: Frontier Women ofBritish Columbia, Far West: The Story of British Columbia, and a provincial history for younger readers,  KnowBC Blog.

RB Digital Magazines (formerly Zinio for Libraries)

RB Digital Magazines, formerly called Zinio for Libraries, offers full-color digital magazines for anytime, anywhere reading on desktops, mobile devices, and apps. No holds, no checkout periods, and no limits. The new RB Digital App allows you to read or listen to eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines all from the same App!
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