Lakeland Regional Library

Online Resources

Helpful & informative links

Ebscohost etc.

Search the content of more than 10,000 popular, and academic magazines, reference books, and images covering all subject areas. Many Canadian titles are included. Come into the library to learn how you can access it from home.

There are many reference databases that you can find under Ebscohost, these include:

Academic Search Primer
This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4600 journals.

Masterfile Primer
Designed specifically for public libraries, this multi-disciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1700 periodicals, 500 reference books, 164,400 primary source documents, and 592,000 photos maps and flags.

Canadian Reference Centre
Using Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires, and reference books to create the largest collection of regional full text content to Canadian libraries

Middle Search Plus
Provides full text for more than 140 middle school magazines, 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents all assigned a reading level indicator.

Primary Search
Provides full text for more than 70 magazines for elementary school research with assigned reading level indicator.

Auto Repair Reference Centre
Covers more than 35,000 vehicles from 1945 to the present.

Small Engine Repair Reference Centre
Designed for use in public and school libraries, content is derived from the full set of small engine repair manuals created by Clymer.

Home Improvement Reference Centre
Content focuses on home improvement and home repair.

NoveList Plus
The premiere  database of reading recommendations available around the world. It includes recommendations, reviews, lists and more.



fILL Inter-library loans
This service allows you to request a book that we do not have in our collection. We will try and find the book you are looking for at another library and send a request on your behalf. You are also welcome to search the database yourself.

eLibraries Manitoba
Access over a million titles of audiobooks, eBooks, periodicals and more. Items can be downloaded to your tablet, smartphone, computer, and some Kobos. All you need is your Lakeland Regional Library card. Ask the library staff for more information.

National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS)
Books is accessible formats for Canadians with print disabilities: produced by request, delivered to public libraries, and available across the country.

The Canadian Encyclopedia
A comprehensive information source about Canada and Canadians written by experts.

Library and Archives Canada
The holdings of the National Library of Canada and the National Archives of Canada are combined to preserve the documentary heritage of Canada.

Includes reader reviews, trivia, reading lists etc. Meet your next favourite book.

Your guide to exceptional books. Includes reviews, previews, stories behind the books, author interviews, reading guides and more.

Fantastic Fiction
Bibliographies for over 40,000 authors, information on 500,000 books. Includes release dates for upcoming popular titles.

Khan Academy
You can learn anything. For free. For Everyone. Forever. Over 3000 videos on a variety of subjects.

Our World Manitoba Research Gateway This collection of primary sources from Gale is available to anyone in Manitoba – no login or password needed. It is a great resource for lifelong learning and research as it includes millions of pages of digitized historical content including newspapers, maps, photos, pamphlets, manuscripts and more.


Statistics Canada
The Census Program provides a statistical portrait of the country every five years. Hundreds of free publications to view. Search by topic for a variety of information about socio-economics, population, industry, and more.

Manitoba Genealogical Society
One of ten provincial genealogical organizations that endeavours to promote genealogical research and the writing of family histories. It is a registered charity formed in 1976 and incorporated in 1982.

Canadian Genealogy Centre
A gateway to Canada's genealogical resources provided by Library and Archives Canada. It offers genealogical content, advice, services and research tools.

Manitoba Start
Provides information and guides you to take advantage of Manitoba's immigrant employment and settlement services by determining which services meet your personal need upon arrival, and as you look for a job or advance your career.

Canadian Passports
How to apply for a passport, processing times, service locations, new requirements and what to do if your passport is lost, stolen or damaged. We can also help you at the library with this, just ask one of the staff.

Municipality of Killarney-Turtle Mountain
If you're looking for somewhere fun and interesting to visit or a place to set down roots, mark Killarney on your map. We are pleased to provide you with access to local government information, documents and services online 24 hours a day. 

Cartwright Roblin Municipality
Cartwright is a village in southwestern Manitoba. Jut 13km east of Cartwright you will find Mather Both of these communities reside in the newly amalgamated Cartwright-Roblin Municipality.