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The Kaslo & District Public Library subscribes to these resources so you can access them for free with your library card! Library Edition   (in-library use only)  Provides genealogical and historical research capabilities. With more than 5 billion names in over 4,600 databases, includes census, military, court, land, and probate records; vital and church records; directories; and passenger lists.

Auto Repair Source Features content from the original equipment manufacturers including step-by-step repair procedures with supporting images, maintenance schedules, estimated labor times, technical service bulletins, specifications and diagnostic trouble codes so users can accurately diagnose, repair and maintain their vehicle. Millions of high-quality images can be magnified and printed. Images include component location diagrams and comprehensive wiring diagrams. Auto Repair Source is also optimized for touch screen devices.

A to Z World TravelA to Z World Travel consists of 202 World City Travel Guides of 52 topics each and 56 World Travel Resources.

BC Historical Newspapers

BC Vehicle Safety and Inspection Standards – (In Library Use Only)

Canadian Newsstream [ProQuest] – Full-text access to over 200 Canadian newspapers, including The Globe and Mail, The Vancouver Sun and many local BC papers. Coverage back to the 1970s and1980s for some newspapers.

Global Road Warrior is the world’s most extensive country-by-country resource for learning
about culture, customs, history, and language worldwide. Global Road Warrior consists of
174 Country Guides of 119 topics each. No other single resource covers so many topics,
so well, for so many countries.

Small Engine Repair Reference CentreRepair advice for snowmobiles, snow-throwers, motor boats, motorcycles, lawn mowers, and more. Video Tutorial [3 minutes]

World Book Encyclopedia – Free access from home during library closures in 2020:  username “wbsupport” and password “distancelearn”.      All of these products are available for your use:

More Recommended Resources

BC Laws – Free public access to the Statutes & Regulations of B.C.

BC Building & Fire Codes  – Includes the current BC Building Code (including Plumbing Services) and the BC Fire Code.

BC Statistics – Statistics on population, business, the economy, labour and society. From BCStats, the central statistical agency of the Province of British Columbia.
Access 2006 Census full (31 page) profiles or any item with a “key” icon beside it is available here. (Note: Remote access is permitted if your library can provide authentication.)

Business Plan Handbooks – A compilation of business plans developed by small businesses throughout North America. Access is made possible by the Small Business Accelerator at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre at UBC with financial support from the Sutherland Foundation.

Clicklaw – An Internet subject guide to authoritative legal resources in BC and Canada. Developed by the Legal Services Society of BC and now maintained by the BC Courthouse Library Society. No library card is required to access this resource on the Internet.

Knowledge Network – telling B.C. stories and sharing perspectives with the world

Points to the Past – Searchable primary source material: maps, photos, newspapers, manuscripts, pamphlets, portraits, sermons, poems, and more. For research, teaching and learning.