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BPL Digital Library Academy

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Getting Started and 'how-to' guides for online library resources.
Features tips and troubleshooting for eBooks, getting started with online databases like SimplyAnalytics or Ancestry and tutorials on common tools like Email and Zoom.

For personalized Tech Coach sessions register in our online events calendar.

Getting Started Guide

Consumer Health Complete

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Comprehensive health and wellness information for patients and non-experts.
Search or browse by topic and get full-text articles, fact sheets and reports from a range of medical and alternative sources. Also features a directory of drugs, herbal and nutritional supplements.

Getting Started Guide

County of Simcoe Data Portal

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Local and customized data covering social & demographic information from the census, immigration data and real-time data on shelter utilization & system flow.

A great resource for research on who and how people are living in Barrie and Simcoe County .

Gale eBooks - Health & Medicine

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A collection of online ebooks covering a variety of health topics including in-depth resources for both physical and mental health.  Examples include Genetic Disorders, Children's Health, Senior Health, Alternative Medicine, Encyclopedia of Drugs, Diets, Surgery & Medical Tests, Cancer, and Pregnancy & Childbirth.

Information Barrie Community Directory

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Includes information about non-profit agencies, government offices, health services, clubs and special interest organizations, volunteer opportunities, daycare services, support groups and listings for many private counsellors and counselling services in the Barrie area.

Also includes sub-sections for local community food programs and volunteer opportunities.

Getting Started Guides

Learn It Live

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Learn It Live offers daily online live and recorded classes. Topics include health, wellness, parenting and personal development. There's also a strong focus on career development, leadership, management, communication, sales and teambuilding.

To log in click the Open button above, enter your card number and PIN, click Open, then click Get Access.

Getting Started Guide

MERCK Manual

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One of the world’s most widely used medical information resources. The manuals contain information on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, procedures, news, videos, self-assessment tools and a guide to medical terminology.

Salem Press Health e-Books

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Detailed reference books on physical health, mental health and diseases.

Includes: Adolescent Health & Wellness, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Magill's Medical Guide, Psychology and Mental Health, Salem Health: Cancer and Salem Health: Nutrition.

SimplyAnalytics is Only Available in the Library during Open Hours. Please access SimplyAnalytics from inside the library at this time.

SimplyAnalytics is Only Available in the Library during Open Hours. Please access SimplyAnalytics from inside the library at this time.