Online Research Databases


Want reliable, online sources for research? Check these out!

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world-book-online-logoWorld Book Online is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related websites.

The high-quality, curriculum-appropriate content in EBSCO’s school databases assists with student research, encourages student inquiry, develops critical thinking skills, and integrates 21st century information technologies.

gale global issues in contextgale science in contextgale canada in context_fullgale virtual reference libraryCurrent, authoritative, media-rich information — meets the needs of today’s learners with a user-friendly, mobile-responsive design. Engaging, topical databases — Biography, Canada, Global Issues, Literature, Opposing Viewpoints, Science, Student Resources, World History.

Version 9British Columbia’s leading general reference site – a number of major Pacific Northwest resources, a series of guides on natural history, new user interface pages targeted at teachers and student users and public and academic library users.

CBC1CBC Digital Archives has an extensive amount of content from Radio and Television, covering a wide range of topics.

google-advancedgooglescholarNarrow down search results for complex searches by using the Advanced Search page. For example, you can find sites updated in the last 24 hours or images that are in black and white.

ted-talks-logoTED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). As well, independently run TEDx events help share ideas in communities around the world.

criterionCriterion Pictures has developed an on-line digital delivery feature film platform called Criterion-on-Demand. Our goal is to provide easy access to educationally relevant feature films used in Canadian Higher Education Institutions.