YRL subscribes to a number of eResources for its member libraries. Due to authentication restrictions, eResources without a link below can only be accessed from the eResources page of the YRL member library's website.

Learn how to use and market these eResources by visiting our promotional and training materials listings.

  A to Z List

  Alberta eBooks

A collection of downloadable eBooks from Alberta authors. A partnership of PLSB and the Book Publishers Association of Alberta.

  Library Edition   

Coming soon

  AtoZ World Food

Food culture information and recipes from around the world.

  AtoZ World Travel

Tourist and culture information for more than 2,000 destinations.


Promotional Kit


Resources for patrons with print disabilities.


Downloadable eBooks and audiobooks.

  Consumer Reports

Consumer product and services information and advice.


Tool to build professional-looking resumes and cover letters.

  Global Road Warrior

Travel information for 175 countries.

  Grant Connect

Search grant-making foundations, corporations and programs.
In library access only.

  Hobbies and Crafts
  Reference Centre

Content covering arts, collecting, crafts, games, electronics, model building, home, leisure, needlework, outdoors, nature, scrapbooking and papercraft.

  Home Improvement
  Reference Centre

Comprehensive information, images and videos of home repair topics.


eBooks, audiobooks, comics, music, movies and television shows.

Online learning courses covering a wide variety of business and technology-related topics.


Books in accessible formats for Canadians with perceptual disabilities.

  Novelist K-8
  Novelist Plus

Readers' advisory. K-8 includes resources for parents and teachers.


Downloadable eBooks and audiobooks.

  Press Reader

Full issues of newspapers and magazines from around the world.


Learn 80 languages, with live tutors, quizzes, music, movies and more.


Your favorite magazines are at your fingertips. Current listing of titles

  Romance Book Cloud

Romance eBooks to read in your browser.

  Small Engine Repair
  Reference Centre

Full-text manuals and information for engine models on a variety of machines.


Homework help and tests for the Alberta grades 3-12 curriculum.

  Tumblebook Cloud Jr.
  Tumblebook Cloud

Animated, talking picture books for children and youth.
Chapter books and read-along titles for grades 3-8.

Books and National Geographic videos for grades 7-12.

  World Book Online
  Early World of Learning  

Suite of databases tailored especially for school-aged children.
Premier learning resource for preschoolers and children.

  Newspaper Source Plus