Provincial State of Emergency: Impact to OPL Services

13/01/2021

OPL services have not been impacted by the provincial announcement on Tuesday, January 12. Curbside returns and holds pickup services will continue at open branches.

Hours of operation will remain the same for most branches. Greely, North Gower, and Richmond branches will shift their hours to close by 8 p.m., and all Bookmobile stops will close by 8 p.m.

For details about current services, please visit this page.

HOLDS: If you would like to pause, cancel, or manage your holds, you can do so in your online account

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Homepage for Business Writing
Helps learners develop their written business communication skills in the context of emails, SMS, letters and reports. Topics include the writing process, linking ideas and writing clearly.
Business Writing is no longer available. This application requires Adobe's Flash Player, Adobe will block Flash content from running in Flash Player beginning January 12, 2021
The vendor ClarityEnglish didn’t migrate Flash content to new standards yet and could not provide the timeline on when they could finish this update.
Homepage for Gale OneFile: Business
Analyze industry events and trends, company performance and activity, as well as the latest in management, economics and politics. Publications include broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings, investment reports, market overviews, country snapshots, and industry...
Full text remote access for Globe & Mail is available here:
 Login to Gale OneFile: Business by using your library account
 Click on Advanced Search and under SEARCH OPTIONS, click Publication Search
 Type Globe and Mail in the search box
 Click on the search results for The Globe and Mail
 Select different year and browse specific issues
Grant Connect Screenshot
Grant Connect is a fundraising platform that connects charities with funders who share their cause. Find new prospects by searching comprehensive data managed by the expert research team.With Grant Connect, you have access to: ● Over 11,000 Canadian foundations, 560...
Grant Connect is available for in-library use.
Please call Library Info Services 613-580-2940 to get temporary remote access code.
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LinkedIn Learning for Library is an upgrade to the previous Lynda Library product, providing continued lifelong learning opportunities for all of you. Customers will now have access to the following: Engaging content for every customer, with over 16,000 courses in...
Homepage for Lynda.com
With over 4,000 video courses from top experts, Lynda.com is the place to go for learning technology, creative and business skills you can use today.
Lynda.com will be upgraded to LinkedIn Learning on January 13, 2021. For more detailed information, please check the blog post “Lynda.com upgrading to LinkedIn Learning”
Homepage for ReferenceCanada
A directory of 2.1 million Canadian company profiles compiled from telephone directories, annual reports, government data, chamber of commerce information, business magazines, newspapers, specialty directories, and postal services information. Enables entrepreneurs, job-hunters, and consumers to find businesses in any industry...
Homepage for Value Line
The Value Line Investment Survey and Small & Midcap Survey offers access to over 3,500 stocks across 100 industries. This includes analysts’ reports, statistics and forecasts of stock performance.
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