Online Databases and Resources

Now you can access online research databases and articles in the Library, from home or anywhere you access the Internet. Databases are searchable websites which have access to a variety of information sources, such as newspapers, magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference manuals, etc.

Computers & Internet

Whether you are looking for a job, doing research for a project, or perhaps just checking your e-mail, the library has the necessary resources.  Each Branch offers public access computers for everyone's use and free wireless internet service for your laptops, tablets, phones, etc.  

Online Reference Sources

Browse and search the following websites to help you find the information you're looking for!

  • Virtual Reference Library: http://www.virtualreferencelibrary.ca
    The Virtual Reference Library offers access to librarian-selected websites, self-guided research support and library information.
    The VRL is a subject-based, reliable, Internet information source
    with special focus on Canadian and Ontario information.
  • The Internet Public Library: http://www.ipl.org/

 

 

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Basic Reference Sources

 

Encyclopedias

Dictionaries & Thesauri

Almanacs

Atlases

Phone and Postal Code Directories