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  • Last updated: August 17, 2021

    Each page of the website is divided into the following major sections:

    • Search
    • Navigation
    • Main Content

    These are the most accessed sections and are...

  • Last updated: August 16, 2021

    If you are a screen reader user, you can move through the site by heading, or jump to specific heading levels to easily locate content. If you are using a touchscreen device like a mobile phone or...

  • Last updated: August 17, 2021

    If this is the first time you are logging in and you have access to NNELS through your library, please use the NNELS link on your library's website. Enter your library card number and your PIN. If...

  • Last updated: August 16, 2021

    Accessing the Account Area

    The quickest way to view your account info and change account settings, is to start by clicking on “My Bookshelf”.   It can be found below the skip links, and near...

  • Last updated: August 20, 2021

    Adding Books

    The bookshelf is a place to keep track of titles that you have read or would like to read later. Note that you must be logged in to use this feature. To add books to your...

  • Last updated: August 16, 2021

    There are two ways you can access content: either by logging in and downloading materials yourself, or with help from library staff.

    Some libraries are able to create DAISY discs for their...

  • Last updated: August 16, 2021

    NNELS is for library cardholders with perceptual or print disabilities as defined in the Canadian Copyright Act. A print disability is anything that prevents or inhibits someone from reading...

  • Last updated: August 16, 2021

    To find out:

    1. Click on the "Sign up" button at the top of the NNELS website.
    2. On the “Sign up with your local library” page, search for your home library.
    3. Find your home...
  • Last updated: August 16, 2021

    There are several ways to look for books in NNELS:

    • Use the "Search the Catalogue" keyword search to locate books.
    • On the search results page, use the filters to refine your...
  • Last updated: April 3, 2023

    Please use our request a title form to ask for any book that's not in our collection, or for a book in a format that's not currently listed on our website....


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