General Reference

This page contains links to both subscribed resources available through the Archibald Library and recommended free resources.

Canadian Research Index
Canadian Research Index provides citations and abstracts for federal, provincial, and municipal government documents, documents issued by Canadian government agencies and departments, scientific and technical report literature issued by research institutes and government laboratories, and policy, social, economic, and political reports.

InfoTrac Onefile
InfoTrac Onefile is a one-stop database that provides indexing and content for a wide variety of subjects, including the humanities, social sciences, health, science, business, and general interest topics.

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.

Novelist Plus
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.

Encyclopaedia Britannica
The online version of the Encyclopaedia Britannica also includes: Britannica Student Encyclopedia, Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia, Britannica Concise Encyclopedia, and the Britannica Internet Guide.

Recommended Internet Sources

Internet Public Library
Collections of resources from two internet libraries on a wide variety of topics. Access to online newpapers an magazines.

The most satisfying thing about Briercrest is that I can study in an environment that encourages me in a healthy relationship with God and others. It gives me a chance to make friendships and relationships with those who have the same values as me.
From the National Survey of Student Engagement 2015 (College)