Calgary Board of Education

Research Guide

English Language Arts

English students will find 2 sections of the library most useful

  • Topics related to literature will be found in the 800’s
  • For context topics related to history and geography will be found in the 900’s

To search for specific resources in the EMHS library collection use the On-line Library Catalogue


The Online Resource Center has credible academic resources specifically to support Alberta curriculum and students. Try EBSCO One Search, Literary Reference Center or the Canadian Reference Center.

The Calgary Public Library has excellent resources. Click here to link to Online Resources. Sign up for SOLARO for lots of practice tests.

Another site you can try is Click here to go to high school English. You will find great support for text study and text creation.


These websites offer credible information for English students

Free e-Book websites

Citation Help

It is important to be an ethical user of information. Be sure to cite your sources. Many of the recommended sites have built in tools to help your cite your work properly. Please check with your teacher about the style you are required to us. Not knowing how is not a defense.

The Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) offers very useful guides: