Research Databases

  • A to Z list of magazines
    Search for specific magazines and newspapers.
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  • Nearly 15,000 journals with full-text and indexed articles on a wide range of academic subjects with strengths in the physical sciences, technology, social sciences, the arts, business, literature and more. A wide range of limiters provide options for peer-reviewed, full-text...
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  • ALLDATA Car Repair
    Automotive diagnosis and repair reference for professional automotive technicians. It supplies technical service bulletins, vehicle specifications, factory maintenance schedules and verified repair information.
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  • Ancestry Library
    A collection of thousands of individual genealogy databases from many different institutions. It includes American, Canadian and U.K. sources as well as some for Australia, New Zealand and Europe. Canadian coverage includes major sources such as the censuses from 1851...
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  • Britannica
    Offers access to Encyclopaedia Britannica, Merriam-Webster dictionary & thesaurus and an interactive atlas. Many articles feature images, audio files, videos, and a list of recommended websites.
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  • Britannica Library for Kids
    Access thousands of articles that cover subjects for school and fun, from nations of the world to animals and sports.
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  • Canadian Encyclopedia image
    This encyclopedia includes over 40,000 articles and 60,000 photographs, as well as maps, graphs, games, quizzes and videos. Updated regularly, it contains The Encylopedia of Canada, The Youth Encyclopedia of Canada. (in English only) The Encyclopedia of Music in Canada,...
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    Offers access to full-text content from several major publications including Consumer Reports, Canadian Geographic, Maclean's, Time and many more. It also includes full text biographies and a collection of photos, maps and flags.
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    CareerAIM captures job opportunities, on a daily basis, from a vast array of resources that include commercial job boards, government, news groups, not-for-profits, recruiters, private corporate web sites and print media.
    This product is limited to 4 simultaneous users. If you have trouble logging on you may wish to try again later.
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  • CHOIX Média
    Riche de quelque 800 000 références, ChoixMédia recense chaque année de 40 000 titres en langue française, dans tous les domaines et pour tous les publics, sur de multiples supports (livres, DVD, disques compacts, logiciels, etc). ChoixMédia se démarque par...
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  • ConsumerReports.org
    ConsumerReports.org provides unbiased ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice from expert Consumer Reports’ testers for thousands of products and services such as cars, electronics, appliances, and more. Frequently updated articles, blogs and video content allow consumers to find the...
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  • Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
    Use the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online to review the lives and achievements of individuals who played important roles in the formation of Canada. This major research and publishing project was launched by the University of Toronto and the Université...
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  • This bilingual online resource offers historical content about Canada from the first European settlers to the early 20th century. This includes digitized books, magazines and government documents and spans 21 languages.
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  • Encyclopédie Découverte
    Articles include maps, photos, illustrations, diagrams, audio clips, statistics, links to related information and citation information. Icons also direct users to a dictionary, photo gallery, list of activities and web links. Subject areas include people, plants and animals, places, history...
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  • Encyclopædia Universalis Junior
    Encyclopédie en ligne entièrement en français spécialement conçue pour les enfants et pour les jeunes adolescents.
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  • Eureka.cc
    The database allows searchable access to full articles, columns and features from the major French-Canadian newspapers and certain magazines such as Protégez-vous and L`Actualité. News sources include full-text articles from Le Droit, Le Devoir, La Presse, Le Soleil and SRC...
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  • A collection of popular fiction and nonfiction eBooks with a seven day loan period. Requests are not permitted.
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    Provides access to over 42,000,000 images and files from the origins of New France to today, drawn from the search tools of the Drouin Genealogical Institute. Includes baptism and death certificates (1621-1849), the Fond Drouin registries from 1621 to 1967,...
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  • General Business File ASAP
    Analyze industry events and trends, company performance and activity, as well as the latest in management, economics and politics. Publications include broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings, investment reports, market overviews, country snapshots, and industry...
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  • Globe and Mail
    This digitized version of the Globe and Mail includes all of the newspapers' sections, images, classifieds, advertisements, births, deaths, political cartoons and more for the dates covered. Users can browse by date or perform a keyword search.
    This product is limited to 3 simultaneous users. If you have trouble logging on you may wish to try again later.
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    Up-to-date information on hundreds of Canadian grant-making foundations and corporations, as well as more than 150 American foundations that have a history of philanthropy in Canada. Choose your terms carefully when you set up your search. A range of options...
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  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
    Indexes periodicals, books, research reports and proceedings in the field of librarianship.
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  • Enjoy high quality journalism and rich multimedia storytelling from the New York Times online. Access includes articles from 1851-1922 and 1981 to present. Please note: You must create a New York Times account to access. An email address is required...
    *Please ignore the subscription notices while browsing the site.
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  • NoveList
    Find reviews and recommendations for literary fiction, popular fiction, and non-fiction (such as biography, history, sports, science, true crime, travel, etc.). Included are author read-alikes, book discussion guides, and feature articles. Search or browse titles by subject, setting, series, and...
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  • NoveList K-8 Plus
    Information about fiction books to match readers with age-appropriate books for school or pleasure reading. Each title is selected by the team of school media specialists and children’s librarians. The information is divided into sections: kids 0-8, kids 9-12, teens...
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  • PRDH (Programme de recherche en démographie historique)
    Database containing a directory of civil status records (baptisms, marriages and burials) in Quebec (1621-1799), a genealogical dictionary of families (1621-1765) and a directory of couples and descendants. The PRDH’s mandate is to help piece together the population of old...
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  • ReferenceCanada
    A directory of 1.5 million Canadian company profiles compiled from telephone directories, annual reports, government data, chamber of commerce information, business magazines, newspapers, specialty directories, and postal services information. Enables entrepreneurs, job-hunters, and consumers to find businesses in any industry...
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  • Provides an introduction to Euromonitor International’s global business research. It offers unlimited access to more than 5,000 industry and country reports across 80 countries as well as daily breaking news articles on factors influencing the business landscape.
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  • Teen Health and Wellness
    Offers teens in-depth and readable articles and self-help tools on health and life topics such as: body basics, developmental disabilities and disorders, diseases and infections, diversity, drugs and alcohol, eating disorders, family life, friendship and dating, green living, mind, mood...
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  • Value Line
    The Value Line Investment Survey and Small & Midcap Survey offers access to over 3,500 stocks across 100 industries. This includes analysts’ reports, statistics and forecasts of stock performance.
    This product is limited to 6 simultaneous users. If you have trouble logging on you may wish to try again later.
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  • What do I Read Next?
    Discover new fiction and non-fiction titles. Search by author, title, genre, subject, setting, and more. Award winners and top picks are also included.
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