Databases

Databases are an organized collection of information in computerized format. Databases contain resources that have been carefully edited and professionally published.  These resources include books, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, journals, maps, manuscripts, pamphlets, works of art, photographs, etc. Some databases are free and others are paid for by the library.  

World Book Online

World Book Encyclopedia


A reliable place to get an overview of your topic and much more.

The Canadian Encyclopedia

 The Canadian Encyclopedia

The most comprehensive, objective and accurate source of information on Canada.

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More than 300 full-text and secondary research databases covering all subject areas. This includes magazines, academic journals, essays, government documents, news sources and other reference materials.
Canadian Points of View

Resources that present multiple sides of current and controversial Canadian issues.
Gale Database

Gale Database


A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Includes Canadian periodicals. (password - lightening)

Global Issues in Context

Global Issues in Context
 

Offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global topics and current events.


The complete readers' advisory solution. Empowers librarians, engages readers and connects communities.
 

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A comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.

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A comprehensive collection of full-text poetry, short stories, and supplemental content available, offering users a historically rich collection of hundreds of thousands of poems, as well as biographies and authoritative essays on such topics as poetic forms, movements and techniques.
Statista
One of the world’s largest statistics portals.
 
Know BC

KNOWBC.com

A source of readable and authoritative information on significant BC people, places and things.  This includes the Encyclopedia of BC.
  

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