Databases A-Z


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BC CODES

Online access to the latest (2012) BC fire, plumbing and building codes. Click 'Agree' and the codes will list on the left-hand side of the page.


BC LAWS

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"On BC Laws you will find every public act, and every regulation of general public interest, currently in force in BC, including new and recently amended laws that have yet to be published in official print formats. This current consolidation is an unofficial version of BC statutes and regulations." - Website


BC STATS

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The BC Statistics portal contains both a public site and an additional secure subscription-based site that is only available in the library. Provides statistics for a wide range of topics. including demographics and employment.

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  • In-library use only

BOOKFLIX

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An online literacy resource that pairs classic fictional video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction ebooks from Scholastic. BookFlix reinforces core reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration. It's a direct path to deepening students' love of reading and learning.

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  • Licensed for City of North Vancouver residents only
  • Log in with any library card registered with NVCL

CANSIM 

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CANSIM is Statistics Canada's key socioeconomic database. Updated daily, CANSIM provides fast and easy access to a large range of the latest statistics available in Canada.


CLOUD LIBRARY

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Cloud Library is an easy way to download ebooks and audiobooks from the library to your Windows or Apple PC or your Apple, Android or Windows mobile device. As of January, 2017 there are almost 4000 ebook titles and a starting collection of audiobooks that will expand through the year. For complete details read our Cloud Library page. You can also view Cloud Library's overview page.

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  • Licensed for City of North Vancouver residents only
  • Requires an NVCL library card (barcode 23287...)
  • Maximum five books out at a time

CONSUMER REPORTS

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The popular magazine provides ratings and reviews for everything from phones and appliances to electronics and cars.

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  • Licensed for City of North Vancouver residents only
  • Requires an NVCL Library card (barcode 23287...)

INSTANTFLIX

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Enjoy over 7,000 high-quality shorts, features, documentaries, classic TV shows and Web series from 85 countries. Watch movies on any computer, smartphone, or tablet. Works best with the latest versions of Firefox, Safari or Chrome browsers.

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  • Requires creating an RBdigital account with your library card and email address

LYNDA.COM 

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This iconic service offers professional-level video instruction to develop your creative and professional skills. Subject areas include computer software, programming, audio and music production, photography, design, marketing, and 3D animation. It's free for City of North Vancouver residents with an NVCL card - create a Lynda.com account so you can track your learning and receive certifications for completion!

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  • Licensed for City of North Vancouver residents only
  • Requires an NVCL card (barcode 23287...)
  • Requires creating a Lynda.com account to track progress
  • 20 users at a time

MANGO LANGUAGES 

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Welcome to Mango Languages. Learn dozens of languages online, or via the app. Once you have logged in, create a profile to track your learning, or proceed in 'guest' mode.

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  • Requires creating a Mango account with your email address

NOVELIST PLUS  

An online readers' advisory, which assists readers of fiction and nonfiction of all ages in finding their favourite books and authors. For product privacy policy and terms of use, then click the above link and click links to privacy policy and terms of use at the bottom of the page.

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  • Licensed for City of North Vancouver residents only
  • Log in with any library card registered with NVCL

ONECLICKDIGITAL AUDIOBOOKS 

As of June 27, the OneClick audiobook service has become RBdigital Audiobooks! See our instructions for how to upgrade!


OUTLOOK ONLINE  

Use this database to find a book that isn't in the North Vancouver City Library collection and request it via inter-library loan. This product does not work well with older versions of IE


PRESSREADER 

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PressReader delivers an endless stream of stories from top newspapers and popular magazines from around the world to read, discuss, and share. Newspapers like the Vancouver Sun, the Province, the Globe and Mail and National Post, available online, just as they were published. Magazines like Maclean's, Chatelaine and Vanity Fair are also available just as they appear in print.

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  • Log in with any library card registered with NVCL

PRODEMAND

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Database of automotive repair and service manuals from Mitchell1, which provides information about repairs, maintenance and more. Once you have arrived at the ProDemand home page click the 'Login' button.

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  • Log in with any library card registered with NVCL

RBDIGITAL AUDIOBOOKS 

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RBdigital features thousands of popular and bestselling audiobooks you can borrow and download. Mobile users: get the RBdigital app for an integrated audiobook and magazine experience and listen offline!

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  • Requires creating an RBdigital account with your library card and email address. Your RBdigital account will work for both RBdigital audiobooks and magazines
  • Maximum five books at a time. Unlimited magazine checkouts.

RBDIGITAL MAGAZINES 

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RBdigital offers full-colour digital magazines, with no holds, checkout periods or limits. It includes popular titles like US Weekly, O - The Oprah Magazine, Dwell, and hundreds more. Mac & PC users: works best with the latest versions of Firefox, Safari or Chrome Browsers. Mobile users: get the RBdigital app for an integrated audiobook and magazine experience and read offline!.

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  • Requires creating an RBdigital account with your library card and email address. Your RBdigital account will work for both RBdigital audiobooks and magazines.

SAFARI BOOKS ONLINE 

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Thousands of computer, technical and business books from top publishers, including O'Reilly, Sams, Microsoft and morel

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  • Licensed for City of North Vancouver residents only
  • Log in with any library card registered with NVCL

SESAME STREET BOOKS

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Access to great kids' ebooks, featuring bright pages, audio narration, interactivity, animation, and more. There are four different kinds of book:  ebooks, audio ebooks, animated ebooks, and interactive ebooks


TUMBLEBOOK LIBRARY 

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TumbleBook Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books, ebooks and audiobooks. Originally started for children, ebooks and audiobooks are available for all ages.


TY'S JOB FREEWAY  

This online version of Ty's job White Pages lists jobs in BC by employer, job title, job description, industry, salary and qualifications. Online resume posting is also available. Records go back eight years

ACCESS INFORMATION:

  • In-library use only

VEHICLE SAFETY AND INSPECTION ONLINE   

Provides current access to vehicle safety and inspection standards and related BC legislation from official sources.

ACCESS INFORMATION:

  • in-library use only

ZINIO 

As of June 27, the Zinio magazine service has become RBdigital Magazines! See our instructions for how to upgrade!

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