Encyclopedias and Reference eBooks

Britannica Library

Britannica Library is an online encyclopedia designed to provide accurate information in an age-appropriate format - Kids, Teens and Adults.  Access articles, images, videos, primary sources, biographies and more.  It also offers Research Tools and Materials to help students with researching, writing and presenting school projects.

Britannica Image Quest

Britannica Image Quest provides access to more than two million images from the best collections in the world.

World Book Online

World Book Online is the ultimate reference resource for kids, primary and high school students.  It provides authoritative and accurate information with thousands of encyclopedia articles, images, videos, maps, timelines, learning and research tools.  Select 'Your Resources' from the menu bar and choose the age appropriate product - Kids, Students, Advanced or Timelines.

These General Reference databases cover a wide range of subjects.

Educator's Reference Complete: Gale OneFile

Gain insight on issues in administration, funding, and policy. Best for educators, administrators, and education students.

General OneFile (Gale)

Access general interest magazines and key serials in a single resource. Best for general research.

Research Library (Proquest)

Provides access to thousands of full-text periodicals ranging from scholarly journals, professional and trade publications and magazines. Subjects include art, business, children, education, health, humanities, law, military, multicultural, psychology and  sciences.

Gale eBooks (Gale)

This collection of digital books has topics including environment, history, medicine and social science.

Haynes Repair Manuals  (Haynes)

This collection of repair manuals covers a range of car and motorcylce makes and models, with up-to date content including common repairs, routine maintenance and servicing procedures.  Each manual includes step by step instruction with colour pictures, video tutorials and wiring diagrams.

InfoBase eBooks (Infobase)

This collection of digital reference books has topics including: history, science and technology, mathematics, health and biographies.

Salem Press eBooks (Salem)

A collection of reference eBooks on literature, history, science and health.
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