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BPL Digital Library Academy


Short tutorials on how to use library resources. Features tips and troubleshooting for e-books, 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

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Printable Getting Started Guide | Video Tutorial

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Create professional maps and reports using demographic, business and marketing data. SimpyAnalytics has the data you need to answer key research questions, make sound business decisions and understand the socio-demographic and economic conditions of any area in Canada. Now includes COVID-19 Outbreak - Canada 2020 data.

- Available for use within the library during business hours. Remote use allowed between 7pm-7am and all day on weekends.
- Recommend using laptop or desktop computer.
- Up to 5 users at any one time. Please log out of SimplyAnalytics when you are finished.

Getting Started: Video Tutorial | Printable Guides

Note:  The Publisher has provided temporary 24/7 remote access while libraries are closed due to COVID-19.