Alberta K-12 Libraries, we know you're looking for anytime, anywhere resources to support subjects like Geography, Science, Health, Theatre/Drama, Economics, History, Social Studies, Debate, International Baccalaureate Programs, and more.
That’s why we’re offering Alberta school libraries extended no-charge trial access to a selection of our most popular K-12 online resources. Check them out below!
Special Savings: To help Alberta K-12 libraries add more of the resources they need, we’re offering special savings on collections listed here on this page. See how much you can save, in Canadian dollars, through TAL Discovery Link. As a bonus, get ProQuest Research Companion, our flagship information literacy product, at no additional charge.
To find out more — and to turn on your no-charge trial access — contact Ian Glassford, your account manager, by using the form on this page. You can also also mail email@example.com with your request.
Which Resources are included in my no-charge trial access?
Earlier this year, Larry Wilkner, ProQuest Product Manager, gave an overview of ProQuest K-12 solutions for Alberta schools. Larry shared examples of how resources can help students and teachers with common assignments — including reports on countries or famous people. Watch this webinar for current information on resources for Alberta schools.
CultureGrams™ provides concise, reliable and up-to-date cultural information on the countries of the world. Country, state and province reports go beyond just facts and figures to give a unique perspective on daily life, customs and culture. From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, each report is written and reviewed by local experts, giving students and patrons intimate cultural details from an insider’s perspective.
SIRS® Discoverer® is a general reference database providing safe, reliable, curriculum-aligned content and features for use by students and educators in primary and early secondary schools. High-interest, relevant non-fiction newspaper and magazine articles, as well as graphs, tables and political cartoons are all easily accessible through easy-to-follow search and browse options. Find information for reports on people and animals, and research critical social issues to understand multiple perspectives.
SIRS® Issues Researcher SIRS Issues Researcher delivers the pros and cons on today’s complex social issues with relevant, credible information that tells the whole story on the major questions of the day. Go in-depth into hundreds of critical, current and enduring social issues. Analyses and opinions are selected from thousands of sources such as newspaper and magazine articles, videos, charts, maps, statistics, primary sources and government documents.
eLibrary® empowers novice researchers to more easily and efficiently choose a research topic and find authoritative information to support their research claim. It delivers one of the largest collections of periodicals and digital media (including books, videos, maps and more) editorially selected to support novice researchers. More than 11,000 editor-created “Research Topics” pages deliver the essential elements on a vast array of people, places, historical events, and eras. All content is full text.
ProQuest Research Companion is a self-guided product that supports information literacy, writing, and research skills instruction occurring in today's libraries and online learning environments. It provides a new foundation and companion to "one-shot" sessions, allowing librarians and instructors to focus on teaching more complex research and writing principles. Developed by writing instructors and librarians, ProQuest Research Companion is comprised of 10 learning modules and five interactive tools – all designed to automate the key elements of the research process and encourage critical thinking.