Encyclopedias
World Book Kids
For early learners; "features simple navigation, easy-to-read articles, illustrations, videos, comparison tools, and more".
World Book Student
For learners in the intermediate years; includes articles from and other learning resources and research tools.
World Book Advanced
Senior level resource; includes encyclopedia, multimedia and ebook content and primary sources.
French
Decouverte
propose les articles et les vastes possibilités du contenu médiatique de World Book en français canadien".
Magazines
Canadian Periodicals Index
Includes Canadian newspapers and magazines, including The Globe and Mail and Maclean's.
Reading Resources
NoveList K-8 Plus
A readers' advisory tool including information on K-8 fiction and non-fiction materials, and book talks, book lists, reviews, recommended reads, and more!
NoveList Plus
A readers' advisory tool including information on youth and adult fiction and non-fiction materials, and book talks, book lists, reviews, recommended reads, and more!
Special Databases
Consumer Health Report
"Provides content covering all areas of health, wellness" and medicine. Includes articles, images, videos and other content.
Canadian Points of View
"Provides 120 topics each with an overview, point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument)".
Global Issues in Context
"Issues and countries; uses multimedia to explain the historical and current conditions necessary to understand global issues, conflicts and events".
Databases
Searchasaurus
Dinosaur-themed information resource for early learners.
Kids Search
Research resource for elementary learners "with a graphically-rich design".
Middle Search Plus
Searchable magazines and newspapers articles, biographies and video for middle years learners.
Canadian Student Research Centre
Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires and ebooks; over 66,000 full-text biographies and over 502,000 photos, maps and flags".
EBSCO Host
databases include full-text journals, magazines, books, monographs, reports, and ebooks.
Professional Development Collection
For educators; over 500 full-text educational journals are included and are searchable.