The online version of the Encyclopaedia Britannica also includes: Britannica Student Encyclopedia, Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia, Britannica Concise Encyclopedia, and the Britannica Internet Guide.
General Onefile is a one-stop database that provides indexing and content for a wide variety of subjects, including the humanities, social sciences, health, science, business, and general interest topics. It is an excellent starting point for finding information on current events and happenings around the world. General Onefile contains 94% of the content formerly available through General Reference Center Gold, including full text access to many popular interest magazines such as Newsweek, Popular Science, and many others.
High School Edition
High School Edition is designed for high-school students and contains over 1100 periodical and e-book titles. The publications cover current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
Science Online (access provided by the Multitype Library Board)
Science Online facilitates STEM research and discovery by allowing users to locate information as well as evaluate and apply their findings. Users will find expertly researched content from encyclopedic references on core science areas and in-depth overview essays on key science topics. The database includes: over 67,000 thousands of articles and 580 ebooks in addition to thousands of images, videos, diagrams, and experiments.
Early Canadiana Online
This digital repository is an excellent place to find primary sources related to all aspects of Canadian history.
Gale Ebooks (formerly Gale Virtual Reference Library)
This collection of electronic reference works includes several important encyclopedias in a variety of subjects.
Health and Wellness
The Health and Wellness Resource Center contains magazines, professional publications and reference material on a wide range of health topics and specific diseases and conditions. Please be aware that the database provides information only, and should not replace consulting with a medical professional.
Literature Resource Center
The Literature Resource Center is a one stop database for material about authors and their works. Included are biographies of authors, overviews of their writing, and critical essays and articles about literature.
Not sure what to read next? Novelist is designed to help you find a good book (fiction) based on books or authors you already know you like, or topics of interest.
This database offers newspaper content for the last 90 days from a wide range of newspapers around the world.
Recommended Internet Sources
The full text of The Canadian Encyclopedia and its related resources.
CIA World Factbook
information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
A collection of Canadian local histories in French and English made available through the University of Calgary Libraries and Cultural Resources Digital Collections.