Category Archives: Research

Finding Information: WPL Databases Versus Google?

Sweating over a term paper? You have to try our online databases! We all love Google, it’s great for a quick search especially for current events and news, personal information needs including shopping and entertainment or for finding locations – I’m a big fan of Google Maps. However, if you have to write a research paper or need verifiable, accurate information you are better off using a library database. At...
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New look for Road to IELTS

If you’re using Road to IELTS, you’ll be happy to see that they have released a major upgrade! Not only does the site have a cleaner look and feel, it can now be used on tablets and smartphones. Please note that the site is no longer compatible with Internet Explorer; all other up to date browsers should work well. What is Road to IELTS? Road to IELTS is an online resource available...
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LawDepot: DIY Online Legal Forms in Minutes

LawDepot is an online tool, available to library customers, that provides customizable templates for popular legal forms. Bill of Sale, Last Will and Testament, Lease Agreement, Power of Attorney, Promissory Note, and Prenuptial Agreement are just a few examples of the hundreds of forms available through this resource. The forms contained within LawDepot are created and updated by lawyers, and are Ontario specific. To use LawDepot you will need to create...
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Online G1 & M1 Practice Tests now available through WPL

We’re happy to announce the addition of G1.ca to our eResource lineup. G1.ca offers free G1 & M1 practice tests to library customers; these tests have been developed specifically based on the official ON Ministry of Transportation driver’s handbook. Practice tests are available with corrective feedback, and also in simulator mode – which is about as close to the written test as you can get. Whether you’re prepping for the...
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Learn Business Skills Through Independent On-Line Learning

If you’re contemplating a career change or just looking to improve your marketable workplace skills, Windsor Public Library can help. Through, LYNDA.COM, a leading online learning platform, library customers now have the opportunity to enhance their business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. With your Windsor Public Library card and a PIN, simply log on to the library website to access LYNDA.COM which has a...
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