Calgary Board of Education

 
Library
"Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read."
Groucho Marx
US comedian with Marx Brothers (1890 - 1977)

Library Links

Student Resources full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles,primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites

Opposing Viewpointscontinuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links

EBSCO HOSTDatabases for 9-12 (Canadian information, Science, History, English, Health, General Information, Academic)

Doc Zone Videos from CBC - a collection of Canadian documentaries availabe for streaming.

CBC Learning Videos - See Mr. Allan for login information

Hollywood Movies and Documentaries - available only from school computers. Internet Explorer is needed to access videos. Click on login to begin your search. No login is required from school computers.

Explore ebooks (library collection of encyclopedia and journals, as well as access to online databases)

Library Links - a collection of useful websites from staff and students

ELibrary - search the library book collection

learnalberta.ca- an extensive collection of videos and resources on all school subjects. Login information at the top right side of the page.

Jstor Academic resource (to access from home, you must create an account. Please see Mr. Allan in the library for instructions)

Khan Academy - instructional videos on all major subject areas

 

  | Grades: 10 - 12
Use this database to locate academic articles in multiple areas of study including mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, computer science, human geography, psychology, economics and statistics, government and politics, environmental science, U.S., European and world history and arts and music.
  | Grades: 6 - 12
Use this database for locating information on a broad range of Canadian topics. It is organized into the following categories: Biography, Geography, Government, History, Literature, Science, Social Issues, Sports, and World Cultures and Religion. The database includes newspapers, images, magazines, journals, Web sites, primary sources, videos, and more.

| Grades: 5 - 12
Use this encyclopedia to locate information on Canadian history, art, music, science, geography, culture and politics and famous Canadians. This resource contains articles, maps, images, multimedia, Web links, games and feature articles.

  | Grades: 7 - 12
Use this database to locate articles from Canadian magazines and newspapers; CBC radio and TV transcripts, Canadian Global Almanac, Gage Canadian Dictionary and Thesaurus. This resource also contains reference books, biographies, images, maps and flags from Canadian and international sources.
  | Grades: 7 - 12
Use this database for locating critical analysis related to topics such as business and economy; environment and climate change; conflict and diplomacy; government, politics and law; health and medicine; science and technology; and society and culture. The database includes newspapers, magazines, journals, reference works, web sites, primary sources, videos, and more.

  | Grades: 7 - 12
Use this database to locate information about countries, people, sports, careers, current events, history, technology, geography, animals and other subjects in Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia. It also includes dictionaries and an atlas.

  | Grades: 7 - 12
Use this database to locate information on thousands of authors and their works. The resource contains author biographies, book reviews, essays, poems and much more
  | Grades: 7 - 12
Use this database for locating information on significant people, events and topics in world history. It is organized into the following categories: Biographies; Countries, Cultures and Civilizations; Economics; Events, Periods and Cultural Trends; Human Rights; Political Constructs, Movements and Organizations; Religions; and Wars and Conflicts. The database includes newspapers, images, magazines, journals, reference works, Web sites, primary sources, videos, and more.