Calgary Board of Education

Library & Resources

Learning Centre at Branton

Find what you're looking for! These sites will help you with your research.

CBE Library Catalogue

Online references linked to the curriculum by grade and subject. Once you're in the site, click on the "Online Reference Centre" icon (look for a magnifying glass) to access these references free of charge:

  • Histor!ca: the Canadian Encyclopedia
  • Early Canadiana Online
  • Electric Library Canada Plus
  • Grolier Online
  • World Book Online

If you are logging in from outside the school you will need a name and a password. You can get these from the school office.

Canadian Geographic Atlas Online

How Stuff
Find out how to do just about anything!

SciQ - Science Revealed
eZines and videos on a variety of science topics.
An excellent resource outlining different careers in the sciences. The navigation buttons are a little cryptic: look for the one near the top marked with "se" to get to the series about scientists.

Virtual Museum of Canada
Discover many of the stories and treasures held in trust by Canada's museums.

Learning Centre - Library & Archives Canada
Links to great educational sites and award winning book suggestions.

CBC Archives
Great resource for Canadian historical news items.