Data Bases
Authoritative Sites on the Web



You will be using to keep track of your sources.

Ask your librarians for the User Name and Password.

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Use the same username and password as eLibrary Canada.

Username: pcslibrary2
The password is the usual one.


Science in Context  

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Science In Context is an engaging online resource providing contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. By integrating authoritative, curriculum-aligned reference content with headlines and videos, Science In Context draws students into the subject matter, showing how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues, from weather patterns to obesity.                                                            

Use the same username and password as eLibrary Canada.

Global Issues in Context

Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues. Each of these gateway pages includes an overview, unique "perspectives" articles written by local experts, reference, periodical, primary source and statistical information. Rich multimedia - including podcasts, video, and interactive graphs - enhance each portal. Use Browse Issues and Topics, Country Finder, Basic Search or Advanced Search to explore the database.

The articles are translatable into Spanish, French, Japanese, German, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese and Korean!

Use the same username and password as eLibrary Canada.
Global reference on the environment, energy, and natural resources. Multimedia coverage of environmental issues, including health care and climate change.
Use the same username and password as eLibrary Canada.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library is taking eBooks to the next level by delivering a wealth of reference content in a database format. This includes the following eBooks:

Alternative Energy, Ancient Civilizations, Animal Life Encyclopedia, Arts and Humanities through the Ages, Canadian Parliamentary Guide, Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces, Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol and Addictive Behaviour, Governments of the World, New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, Industrial Revolution Reference Library, Major 21st Century Writers, and Nutrition and Well-Being A to Z.

Use the same username and password as eLibrary Canada.


The Encyclopedia of Earth


Encyclopedia of Earth, an electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. The Encyclopedia is a free, expert-reviewed collection of articles written by scholars, professionals, educators, and experts who collaborate and review each other's work. The articles are written in non-technical language and are useful to students, educators, scholars, professionals, as well as to the general public.

Other Online Encyclopedias



Dictionaries Online

Old Magazine Articles Online

Atlases Online




Newspapers Online

Password: the usual one!



Biography Sources