This page contains links to both subscribed resources available through the Archibald Library and recommended free resources.
The online version of the Encyclopaedia Britannica also includes: Britannica Student Encyclopedia, Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia, Britannica Concise Encyclopedia, and the Britannica Internet Guide.
General Reference Center Gold
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.
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.
Early Canadiana Online
This digital repository is an excellent place to find primary sources related to all aspects of Canadian history.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
This collection of electronic reference works includes several important encyclopedias in a variety of subjects.
Health and Wellness Resource Center
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.