research


Homework & Research Help for Teens

Last Updated November 6, 2020

Websites The following websites that have been reviewed by librarians and are recommended as good starting points to help with your homework: Smithsonian Learning Lab “More than a million images, recordings, and texts from the Smithsonian’s 19 museums, 9 major research centers, and the national zoo. It is easy to find something of interest because


Complete List of Electronic Resources (A-Z)

Last Updated July 23, 2021

Below are digital resources that our library subscribes to. These collections and databases contain loads of information not necessarily found through the Internet. You’ll need your library card to log into most of these databases. ABCmouse – (In-Library Use Only) – ABCmouse is designed to provide a strong foundation for learning. Concepts in each content


Statistics

Last Updated November 28, 2020

  British Columbia Statistics – the central statistical agency of the Province of British Columbia. They offer data services, business and economic statistics, labour and social statistics, population stats, and survey and analysis.   The World Bank – The Data Catalogue provides download access to over 2,000 indicators from World Bank data sources.   Statistics


Law & Government

Last Updated November 6, 2020

Library Databases Our databases have lots of information from trusted sources that’s typically not available through the Internet. You’ll need your library card to log in. Vehicle Safety and Inspection Standards Online (In Library Use Only) – Current vehicle safety and inspection standards and related BC legislation. Websites Legal British Columbia Codes – Includes the current Building


Home & Consumer Information

Last Updated November 28, 2020

BC Building Code 2018 (latest version) BC Fire Code 2018 (latest version) BC Plumbing Code 2018 (latest version) ConsumerSearch – Features product reviews from a variety of quality sources. ConsumerSafety – Learn about everyday health and safety topics, lawsuits over drug and product injuries, and consumer-focused news. Energy Star for Products – The Canadian government’s guide to energy-efficient appliances, heating and


Health, Medical & Wellness

Last Updated November 28, 2020

Aboriginal Infant Development Program – Supports early identification of needs and early intervention for Indigenous children and families at risk.   Aboriginal Supported Child Development BC – Recognizes the importance of cultural safety and early intervention. Supports the inclusion of Indigenous children with special needs in child-care and community settings.   Associtation of Neighbourhood Houses


Business & Careers

Last Updated October 14, 2020

Business Websites Stockhouse – Get Canadian financial information including stock quotes. New York Stock Exchange – Online stock quotes from the New York Stock Exchange. Small Business BC – A resource center for business information and services. Job Search and Career Information Job Postings BCjobs.ca – Job listings for B.C. and Alberta Civic Jobs – Canadian municipal job postings Indeed.ca –


Encyclopedias

Last Updated November 6, 2020

  Canadian Encyclopedia – A comprehensive information source about Canada and Canadians, for students, the general public and scholars. Includes articles written by experts, as well as web links and multimedia clips.  No library card is required to access these resources on the Internet. Points to the Past – Searchable primary source material: maps, photos, newspapers,


Information by Subject

Last Updated May 8, 2021

Book Recommendations Business & Careers Citizenship & Multilingual Resources Community Information Encyclopedias Genealogy Health, Medical & Wellness Home & Consumer Information Homework & Research Help for Kids Homework & Research Help for Teens Law & Government Space Discovery Statistics Travel See also:  Complete List of our Electronic Resources (A-Z) Online Search Tips Follow these tips to


Online Resources

Last Updated October 15, 2020

Information by Subject Databases & Research eBooks, audiobooks, and eMagazines