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The most relevant and trusted information out there isn't on the web – it's in our databases. Databases provide access to a variety of information sources, such as newspapers, magazines, journals, car repair manuals, and building codes. They are available only by subscription... and subscription costs are paid for by the Port Moody Library on your behalf!

Getting started

To get started, all you need is your library card and PIN number. Your PIN number is usually the last four digits of your phone number. An alphabetical list of databases is provided below. Check out our eResources by topic pages for subject access.

A to Z list of databases 

BC Building Codes Online
Online version of the BC Building Code, Plumbing Code, and Fire Code.
Available in library only

Business Plans Handbook - Gale Virtual Reference Library
Search for business plans for all kinds of businesses. Funded by the Sutherland Foundation and the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. 

Canadian Encyclopedia
Includes articles, biographies, timelines and more. A good overview of key Canadian people, places and events. 

Canadian Newstand
Full text coverage of daily and regional Canadian newspapers including the Vancouver Sun, the Province and the Coquitlam NOW. 

Find product reviews and ratings on appliances, cars, electronics, home and garden, health, fitness, children, food, personal finance, travel and more. 

Encyclopedie Universalis
A general encyclopedia in French, useful tool for French Immersion students. Includes maps and current articles. 

Learning Express Library
Practice tests, tutorials and courses for math, reading, writing, computer skills, LSAT, TOEFL, citizenship exams, jobs, career development and more.

This unofficial consolidation of the Statutes and Regulations of the Province of British Columbia give access to all the current statutes, as well as to bills still in process and to all the Hansard debates. Available in library only

eAudiobooks. Choose from thousands of full-length audiobooks. Features top Canadian titles. No waiting, no holds queues. Always available, 24/7 for download to your computer or mobile device. You’ll need to create a one-time-only OneClickdigital account in order to access.

Press Display
Read full-page images of newspapers from 70 countries in 37 languages. 

Safari Tech Books and Videos Online
Access thousands of eBooks and training videos on tech topics for beginning and advanced learners. Everything can be viewed right in your browser, so there is no need to download or install anything.

Vehicle Safety and Inspection Online
The latest vehicle safety and inspections standards and related BC legislation. Available in library only

Full digital copies of your favourite magazines.  View magazines on your computer or mobile device.


Last updated: 04/09/2015 4:01:07 PM