Calgary Board of Education

 
Research Guide

Social Studies

Social Studies students will find 2 sections of the library most useful

  • Topics related to the social sciences are in the 300’s
  • Topics related to History and Geography will be in the 900’s

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

E-Resources

The Online Resource Center has credible academic resources specifically to support Alberta curriculum and students. Try Canada in Context, Global Issues in Context, Grolier Online Passport, World Book Advanced, and World History in Context. AP students should try in addition Advanced Placement Source.

The Calgary Public Library has excellent resources. Check out the GALE VIRTUAL REFERENCE LIBRARY for ebooks as well as databases. Sign up for SOLARO practice tests.

Another useful site is 2Learn.ca

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: