Research & General Interest Databases

When you are accessing these databases from outside the library you may be prompted to enter your library barcode. Databases marked by a Canadian Flag Canadian content contain substantial Canadian content.


Access Video on Demand

Enjoy over 38,000 full length videos on a variety of topics from a variety producers including Broadway Digital Archive, BBC, NOVA, PBS, The Open University, and more.

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Academic OneFile

The premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects.

Britannica Online

Comprehensive content for all patrons— from elementary students to college students, from business professionals to curious seniors. Whether it's frogs or physics, gardening or geography, Britannica Online Public Library Edition covers it all. Extensive and thorough yet intuitive and fast, this powerful collection delivers trustworthy information that your patrons need.

Early Canadiana Online Canadian content

A rich collection of early Canadian print heritage featuring works published from the time of the first European settlers up to the early 20th Century.

Canadian Reference Centre Canadian content

Provides full text for over 1,000 magazines, journals, and newspapers. From Alive, Futurist to Vegetarian Times; Elle Canada, Canadian Living to Harrowsmith Country Living; Consumer Reports, Maclean's to Profit. Also includes the full text of Canadian Global Almanac, Gage Canadian Dictionary, Gage Canadian Thesaurus.

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Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center

Find new projects and introduce yourself to new hobbies! Browse Arts & Crafts, Collecting, Electronics & Games, Home & Leisure, Model Building, Needlecrafts & Textiles, Outdoors & Nature, Scrapbooking & Paper Crafts.