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Universal Class

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Hundreds of online courses for continuing education and personal development. Learn at your own pace whenever and wherever it’s convenient for you, and get help from certified instructors.

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LinkedIn Learning

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Learn a new skill online, on your time. Over 16,000 video courses in Business, Technology and Creative Skills taught by industry experts.

Mobile App Users: You will be asked for a Library ID (barrielibrary) or email when you log into the mobile app.
Our Library ID is barrielibrary. Enter this as a response to either request.

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LEARN | Courses, crafts, how-to guides and more

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.

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Gale PowerSearch - Magazines & Journals

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Discover a collection of scholarly journals, newspapers and reference content. Use the Topic Finder to explore new topics or keywords related to your search.

Searches across multiple databases including Academic OneFile, Popular Magazines and Gale e-Books.

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.

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LawDepot

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Create, modify, and save hundreds of legal documents for personal and business use. LawDepot builds the form and puts your information into the proper places in the document. Includes wills, powers of attorney, leases, employment or service contracts, partnership forms, separation or confidentiality agreements and more.

- To log in click the Open button above, then click Get a Pass. Enter your card number and PIN, then Continue.
- Please use the Chrome web browser to ensure you can freely download and print documents.
- For Canadian legal forms, switch to the Canadian version of LawDepot using the Flag Drop-Down. This can be found either at the top right of the screen or at the bottom, for smaller screens.

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Steps to Justice

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Clear, simple, step-by-step answers to common legal problems for Ontarians. You can find free legal clinics and definitions of legal terms. Live chat and email support is also available.

Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) and other legal groups in Ontario contribute to this resource.

For local legal services check the Information Barrie Community Database.

Your Legal Rights

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Free, practical, and easy-to-find legal information produced by hundreds of organizations across Ontario.

Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) and other legal groups in Ontario contribute to this resource.

For local legal services check the Information Barrie Community Database.