Databases (library card required)
The online version of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. Provides the latest information in all scientific fields. Searchable by keyword or subject, this database also provides news articles on science and technology.
A general encyclopedia in French. Excellent tool for French immersion students. Includes maps and current articles.
Explore the online version of the world's largest English language encyclopedia. Search by keyword or subject guide, or use the alphabet as you do in the paper version. Also includes dictionary, thesaurus, atlas, timeline, and the year in review.
Encyclopedia of British Columbia
This made-in-BC encyclopedia contains a wealth of information on the history, geography, economy, and current affairs of BC.
For elementary and middle school students. Provides subject and keyword access to articles from a wide variety of children's magazines, as well as encyclopedia articles and images.
For younger children. Includes a general encyclopedia, animal information and a picture file. Also provides a great collection of articles from a wide variety of magazines.
World Book Online Reference Centre
Explore the online version of one of the most popular encyclopedias. Offers animation, videos, pictures, sounds, maps, a French and a Spanish encyclopedia. Includes several versions for different age levels.
World Data Analyst
This Encyclopedia Britannica database provides country profiles, and comparisons between countries. Create tables and charts comparing countries across multiple statistical categories, or focus on statistics for a single country.
The place to find Canadian information that general encyclopedias often lack. A print version is also available in the library.
Dictionaries & Thesauri
» One Look Dictionary
» Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary