TAL Online Updates

September 13, 2016

TAL Online has added filter for languages. Users are now able to filter their search results based on the language the item is cataloged as having.

August 29, 2016

TAL Online is experiencing an issue that is making it difficult for public library users to request items through TAL Online. We are currently looking into this and will update when we have more more information.

Update: The issue has been resolved. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Using TAL Online


Searching for Items

To search for items in TAL Online, go to talonline.ca and enter search terms to discover the item you are looking for. You can use title, author, subject, isbn and other identifiers or keywords commonly used to discover physical items in TAL Online.


TAL Online is a provincial wide discovery service which allows users to discover and request physical library items from libraries across Alberta. TAL Online connects remotely to library catalogues across Alberta and displays search results for users looking to request items not available at their home library.