research


Homework & Research Help for Teens

Last Updated 2021/02/16

Websites The following websites have been reviewed by librarians and are recommended as good starting points to help with your homework: “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 search results display pictures


Complete List of Digital Resources (A-Z)

Last Updated 2021/10/15

Below are online resources that our library subscribes to so you can access them for free using your library card number or within the library.  They contain loads of accurate information that is either difficult or not possible to find on the internet. Library Card Required Although we have reopened, you can still get a


Statistics

Last Updated 2019/01/25

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. DataBC – Provided by


Law & Government

Last Updated 2021/10/15

Library Databases – Library Card Required Our databases have lots of information from trusted sources that’s typically not available through the Internet. British Columbia Codes  – Includes the current BC Building Code (including Plumbing Services) and the BC Fire Code. Vehicle Safety and Inspection Standards Online (In Library Use Only) – Current vehicle safety and


Home & Consumer Information

Last Updated 2019/01/16

Library Databases – Library Card Required Our databases have lots of information from trusted sources that’s typically not available through the Internet. Consumer Reports – Expert buying advice, recommendations, and ratings on thousands of consumer products each year using our state-of-the-art labs, auto test center, and survey research center. Websites Features product reviews from a variety


Health, Medical & Wellness

Last Updated 2021/05/12

Curated Websites This section contains a carefully curated list of generally accessible websites that contain accurate, authoritative information to meet your needs. Investigates and evaluates the occurrence of communicable diseases in BC and is the provincial reporting centre. CMHA promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental


Business & Careers

Last Updated 2019/01/11

Library Databases – Require Library Card Our databases have lots of information from trusted sources that is typically not available through the Internet. Business Plan Handbooks – A compilation of business plans developed by small businesses throughout North America. Access is made possible by the Small Business Accelerator at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre


Encyclopedias

Last Updated 2021/05/12

Curated Websites This section contains a carefully curated list of generally accessible websites that contain accurate, authoritative information to meet your needs. 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


Databases

Last Updated 2015/05/01

People are curious.  And sometimes its hard to find just the information you need.  That’s why the Library has done some of the work for you by subscribing to databases loaded with many different kinds of information. What exactly are databases?  They are sites like Consumer Reports and Ancestry.com that contain authoritative information so you can be sure


Information by Subject

Last Updated 2021/01/20