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Databases

eLibrary Curriculum Edition (elibrary.bigchalk.com/ce/canada) includes  newspapers, magazines, books, maps, audio/video, radio/TV transcripts, and pictures.

Password available from your teacher-librarians 


SIRS (sks.sirs.com) contains thousands of full-text articles exploring social issues and health topics. There are also maps and World Almanac data.

Password available from your teacher-librarians


​World Book Advanced (www.worldbookonline.com) contains articles from the 22 volume encyclopedia plus 3,700 more articles, 1500 web links, etc.

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​Britannica School (http://school.eb.com/levels) is an online encyclopedia offering thousands of articles and web links on a wide variety of topics.

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​Gale Power Search offers a rich collection of over 40 popular and academic  databases, including Academic OnefileCanada in ContextCPI.Q- Canadian  Periodical Index , Health and Wellness Resource Centre, Health Reference Centre, GreenrScience in ContextLiterature Resource Center, and more.     

Password available from your teacher-librarians

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​The Canadian Encyclopedia (www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com) is the most comprehensive and authoritative source of all things Canadian.  


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Canadian Points of View  provides an overview of controversial topics with a Canadian focus.  Topics contain background information about the issue, the point  (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument).  This database is great for understanding both sides of an issue.  

Password available from your teacher-librarians

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​CBC Archives (www.cbc.ca/archives) providesl a wide selection of radio and television clips from the Archives of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.


NoveList  is a database for fiction titles.  It provides summaries   of novels, suggested reading lists, articles, and information about the authors. 


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​Teen Health (http://www.teenhealthandwellness.com/) provides  up-to-date information on mental health, physical health, and general fitness.  The information is geared towards a teen audience.  

Password available from your teacher-librarians

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​The Ontario Educational Resource Bank (https://resources.elearningontario.ca/) houses over  26,000 resources designed by Ontario teachers.  Teachers and students can find lessons, interactive on-line activities, and Learn 360 videos that are downloadable and user-friendly.  

Password available from your teacher-librarians

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​Whitby Public Library  (http://www.whitbylibrary.on.ca/) offers a wealth of resources, including databases such as the Gale Biography in Context, History Reference Centre, Access Science, Tumble Readables, and more. 

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​The Toronto Star News in Education site allows you to access the daily paper on-line.  You can also find  the previous 3 days of newspapers through this site.

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