Digital Subscriptions

Most of these sites require a username and password. Ask at the Curriculum LaboratoryInformation Services Desk to see if you are eligible for access or contact us.

AccessLearning Licensed for Faculty of Education students and staff, this site provides access to 3,500 videos, and 40,000 video clips, correlated to the Alberta curriculum, with strong Canadian content.

ADLC (Alberta Distance Learning Courses) Entire courses are represented for teachers to use/adapt in a variety of learning situations. Includes A/V material, licensed content, learning activities, assessments etc. Schools normally pay a fee to access, but ADLC has given U of L FREE access in order to familiarize the educational community with its resources. If you have questions about navigating these materials, contact Beth Cormier, Curriculum Librarian. For more information on ADLC’s services to schools, visit or contact Gary Frederickson in the Southern Alberta ADLC office. To Access: Passwords are available for current students and Faculty (on the Curriculum Lab Password List).

CCC! Video On Demand Licensed for Faculty of Education students and staff, this site provides video, audio, maps, data, animations, and flash segments. All media cilps can be played and downloaded in high definition in a variety of formats. All titles have a teacher's guide, student activity, and interactive assessment components. Our instructors have the option of creating and adding their own content to the system.

Discovery Education Streaming Digital Multimedia Clips Licensed for all University students and staff, this site provides downloadable digital video clips for teaching across the curriculum. It includes tutorial clips for using this product in the classroom.

EduMedia Science- Features more than 800 interactive simulations and videos to facilitate science learning. Resources are highly visual and truly interactive, suitable for projection on a screen (and especially on an interactive whiteboard!). It is a multimedia scientific encyclopedia for libraries and the general public.

Lesson Plan Database-Developed by Bill Glaister, past Curriculum Lab Coordinator. Contains student-contributed lessons and selected commercial lessons. Online reading program including all types of printable reading materials and lessons, including assessments and reader's theatre scripts. Includes electronic/projectible books for use with Smarboards, and multilevel books (same book at 3 different reading levels. Student teacher access only-our license does not able you to set up a classroom of students. Request access from license coordinator

Tumblebooks -- A collection of 300+ animated, talking picture books and 40+ chapter books (Including some French and Spanish titles). It also includes puzzles, games, and resources for teachers.