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   

Genealogy database providing access to millions of records.
In-library access only.

  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.

 AudiobookCloud More than 1,000 streaming audiobooks for all ages.


Up-to-date, accurate and authoritative service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.


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.

  Early World of Learning Learning resource for preschoolers and children offers narrated stories, interactive games, reading practice and a visual encyclopedia.

  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.

  Newspaper Source Plus Full-text articles from newspapers, newswires and news magazines from around the world.


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.


Audiobooks and eMagazines. Current listing of magazine 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.

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

eBooks, audiobooks and National Geographic videos for teens.

  World Book Online  

Suite of six databases tailored especially for school-aged children: World Book Kids, World Book Student, World Book Advanced, Timelines, L'Encyclopedie Decouverte and Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos.