This page contains links to both subscribed resources available through the Archibald Library and recommended free resources.
This database is designed specifically for high school students. It features over 15, 750 biographies, 16,000 essays, 21,000 timeline events, 500 primary source documents, and 15, 000 images, maps and flags.
The online version of the Encyclopaedia Britannica also includes: Britannica Student Encyclopedia, Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia, Britannica Concise Encyclopedia, and the Britannica Internet Guide.
Student 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.
Canadian Newsstand (with CBCA)
Canadian Newsstand Major Daillies provides fulltext online access to major Canadian newspapers. Canadian Newsstand Prairies provides full-text online access to many prairie newspapers.
This digital repository is an excellent place to find primary sources related to all aspects of Canadian history.
This collection of electronic reference works includes several important encyclopedias in a variety of subjects.
General Reference Center Gold provides access to the full text of many popular general interest magazines, such as Time, Newsweek, Popular Science, and many others. It is an excellent starting point for finding information on current events and happenings around the world.
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.
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.