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Online Resources: Complete List

Featured Resources

The library subscribes to the following resources so you can access them for free with your library card! Log in details (when required) will be your library card number and the same password/PIN used to access your library account.

A to Z Travel / Global Road Warrior
– The ultimate guide to the world for travelers.

Ancestry Library Edition [ProQuest] (In-Library use only)

BC Laws (formerly QP LegalEze)
– Free public access to the Statutes & Regulations of B.C.

British Columbia Codes
– Includes the current BC Building Code (including Plumbing Services) and the BC Fire Code.

BC Stats Secure Site
– Statistics on population, business, the economy, labour and society. From BCStats, the central statistical agency of the Province of British Columbia.

Canadian Newsstream [ProQuest]
– Full-text access to over 200 Canadian newspapers, including The Globe and Mail, The Vancouver Sun and many local BC papers. Coverage back to the 1970s and1980s for some newspapers.

Gale Courses Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online.   As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.

KNOW-BC: Encyclopedia of British Columbia Online (In-Library use only)
– Includes the following resources:

  • Encyclopedia of British ColumbiaWith more than 4,000 entries and 1,500 accompanying photographs, maps, charts and tables, as well as sound and video clips.
  • Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest A Photographic Encyclopedia of Invertebrates, Seaweeds and Selected Fishes.
  • The Encyclopedia of Raincoast Place Names A Complete Reference to Coastal British Columbia
  • Far West The Story of British Columbia
  • Raincoast Chronicles 20 Lilies and Fireweed: Frontier Women of British Columbia.
  • Where Mountains Meet the Sea A History of Coastal BC

LinkedIn Learning

MasterFILE FullText Premier [EBSCO]

NoveList [EBSCO]
– Looking for a good novel? Want to find book reviews? Desperate to find other authors that are similar to your favourite? Check out NoveList, a database of fiction books and authors, recommended reading lists, book discussion ideas and book reviews for all ages.

Vehicle Safety and Inspection Standards Online (In Library Use Only)
– Current vehicle safety and inspection standards and related BC legislation.

World Book
– Excellent selection of encyclopedia articles, pictures, maps, charts and audio and video clips on a wide variety of topics. Perfect for students of all ages.