Databases


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Ebsco Databases
Ebscohost - A multi-database interface containing general and academic resources. Includes Canadian content.
Explora - A multi-database interface containing general and academic resources, and topic overviews. Focus on Canadian content with one click. Apply Lexile ratings to searches.
Consumer Health Complete - Articles and reference sources dealing with health and disease.

Gale Databases
Global Issues in Context - Context and global viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events.
Canada in Context - Canadian and international journals, magazines, newspapers and reference sources.
Science in Context - Science reference and news sources.

Encyclopedias
Access encyclopedias including World Book, The Encyclopedia of BC, and L’Encyclopédie Découverte.

Ebooks
Access Tumble Book Cloud - enhanced ebooks (audio read along), including Shakespeare and Orca books, as well as many other features.
Access World Book eBooks - Quality World Book non-fiction in eBook format.

Scholastic Magazines
All Scholastic magazines, including Science World, Junior Scholastic, Math, Action, Scope, and Choices.

Francais - Scholastic Magazines
All four levels of the French Scholastic magazines, including Allons-y!, Bonjour, Ca Va?, and Chez Nous.

General Interest Magazines
A wide variety of magazines, such as Canadian Geographic, Consumer Reports on Health, Better Nutrition, Psychology Today, People, and Sports Illustrated - to name a few.

Educators' Online Resources
Access professional journals and magazines on Ebsco Explora - Educator's Edition, as well as other educator focused resources.

Virtual Reference Sets
The District is developing Virtual Reference Sets of online resources that are geared to the new curriculum. This is a work in progress and will grow over the years.