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Lynda Transition to LinkedIn Learning

Last Updated 2021/06/03

  Lynda.com has been migrated to LinkedIn Learning. You can access LinkedIn Learning  at This Link, and your learning history from Lynda.com will be transferred to LinkedIn Learning. Why is the change happening? LinkedIn acquired Lynda.com in 2015, and has slowly been transitioning the service and its features to their own platform and brand. The


Homework & Research Help for Teens

Last Updated 2020/10/28

Homework Tips There are loads of resources to help you with your homework. Library databases have lots of useful information that’s not necessarily available through Google. Plus, you know you can trust this information. Many websites can also help you with your homework, but make sure you’re safe while surfing the Internet, that the websites


Local Links

Last Updated 2021/03/31

Education School District #8 Adam Robertson Elementary School Prince Charles Secondary School Recreation Creston & District Community Complex Services Town of Creston Museum Creston Museum


Complete List of Resources (A-Z)

Last Updated 2021/05/20

  Agricola – (Free Resource) Indexes articles in agricultural magazines and journals from 1980 to the present. Covers veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming, food and human nutrition, and environmental studies. Thousands of Agricola records are linked to online full text documents. Updated monthly. BC Archives – Genealogy – (Free Resource) Full digital images of


Law & Government

Last Updated 2020/10/28

BC Laws Free Resource Contains the current laws of British Columbia (both statutes and regulations); continually updated. CanLII Free Resource A virtual library of Canadian law. Contains statutes, regulations, and selected case law for Canada’s federal government as well as for every province and territory in Canada. Clicklaw Free Resource This site provides legal information,


Homework & Research Help for Kids

Last Updated 2020/10/28

Homework Tips There are loads of resources to help you with your homework. Library databases have lots of useful information that’s not necessarily available through Google. Plus, you know you can trust this information. Many websites can also help you with your homework, but make sure you’re safe while surfing the Internet, that the websites


Home & Consumer Information

Last Updated 2020/10/28

  Websites ConsumerSearch Features product reviews from a variety of quality sources. EnerGuide The Canadian government’s guide to energy-efficient appliances, heating and cooling, and more. FurnaceCompare.com Ratings and reviews on thousands of air conditioners, boilers, furnaces and heat pumps.    


Health, Medical & Wellness

Last Updated 2020/10/28

Websites Medline Plus Free Resource Consumer friendly health information from the National Library of Medicine. Includes directories, a medical encyclopedia, medical dictionary, tutorials on common conditions, tests, and treatments, information on prescription and non-prescrition drugs, and links to clinical trials. Local Health & Medical Resources Interior Health – Creston Health Unit Health Resources at Our


Genealogy

Last Updated 2020/10/28

Ancestry Library Edition (Ancestry.ca) Paid for by Creston Public Library The premier database for genealogical research. Highlights include images and indexes to Canadaian, UK, and US census records, 1780-1837 baptism and marriage records for the greater London area, and much more. In Library Use Only Access to this resource has been temporarily expanded to library


Citizenship & Multilingual Resources

Last Updated 2014/03/18

NewToBC – Find out services, programs and resources avaialable to newcomers at www.newtobc.ca, a website offered by BC Libraries to help you succeed in your new community. ELSANet – English Language Services for Adults (ELSA) lists English language programs in BC and provides links of interest to ESL students and instructors. KnowBC Online (In-Library use