Brampton Library access

Access to these resources requires a Brampton Library card.

Brainfuse HelpNow

Brainfuse HelpNow is an online service designed to support students at every stage of learning. HelpNow features a live tutoring service, where instructors trained in the Ontario curriculum are available to help students through virtual chat and an interactive whiteboard. Get feedback on your writing, access lessons on K-12 subjects, find resources for ESL learners, and practice tests for the EQAO, OSSLT, Canadian Citizenship, GED, and more.

Tutors are available to assist you from 2 pm to 11 pm every day.

New to Brainfuse HelpNow? Visit the Getting started with Brainfuse HelpNow page for more details.

Gale General OneFile

A one-stop resource for general research, covering a wide range of topics and areas of study. Includes full-text access to thousands of magazines, news articles, academic journals, images, and audiovisual media. Benefit from relevant up-to-date content, intuitive searching, subject guides, and sharing & collaboration tools that help support everyday research. 

Gale Literature: Criticism

Access an extensive collection of literary analysis spanning all time periods, genres, and regions of the world. Content includes tens of thousands of hard-to-find essays, as well as scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals. Available 24/7 and accessible on any desktop or mobile device.

Open access

Access to these resources is freely available online.

The Canadian Encyclopedia Online

Canada's bilingual encyclopedia providing coverage on Canada's people, places, events and things. Discover articles and multimedia items including images, maps, games, audio and video. Explore new features including curated content exhibits, interactive timelines, and a learning centre with classroom resources, quizzes and themed study guides.


CK-12 is a website with free learning resources for students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 as well as parents, teachers, and schools. Discover learning modules and flexible textbooks for science, technology, engineering, math, history, and English.

Cyber Security for K-12

Rogers Cybersecure Training Centre, 2 Wellington St. West, Brampton ON. The Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst is Ryerson University’s national centre for innovation and collaboration in cybersecurity.

Directory of Open Access Journals

Browse or search this comprehensive index of over 12,000 Open Access academic journals and periodicals covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, social science and humanities.

DK Find Out!

DK Find Out! is an interactive website designed for children to learn about dinosaurs, space, animals, nature, and more. Fun learning activities for kids with videos, quizzes & galleries.

TVO Learn

TVO Learn is a free online resource, designed to help you support your child’s learning in Mathematics, Language, Sciences and Technology, Social Studies and more. Get free and instant access to engaging lessons and activities that can supplement learning at school, online, or at home. This resource is curated by TVO’s Ontario-certified teachers to support the Grade 1-12 Ontario curriculum and is approved by the Ontario Ministry of Education. 

TVO Mathify 

TVO Mathify is a free online math tutoring service, available to students enrolled in Ontario’s publicly funded English-language schools. Students in grades 6-11 are connected one-on-one with Ontario certified math teachers, and work through math problems using an interactive whiteboard in the online classroom. Students will need to create a free account to use this service. To learn more, visit the TVO Mathify website.

TVO mPower

TVO mPower is a free online gaming platform, designed to build skills and confidence in STEM subjects for K-6 students. Developed by TVO Kids and Ontario Educators, TVO mPower includes more than 65 online games that bridge math learning from school to home with fun, curriculum-aligned content. Students will need to create a free account to use this resource. To learn more, visit TVO mPower FAQ.

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