Encyclopedias & General Research
|Biography in Context
Contains nearly 1,000,000 biographical entries on a wide variety of notable figures, both contemporary and historical.
The Curio.ca platform provides online access to thousands of educational programs and resources from CBC and Radio-Canada. Stream documentaries, television and radio programs (including News in Review), archival material and more! Categories include Arts, Business, Education, Health, History & Geography, Sciences and Social Sciences.
Note: This resource is only available from within the St. Catharines Public Library.
Not sure where to begin searching? Explora Canada will search a comprehensive selection of our online resources (all EBSCO products) at once! You can also browse topics like Arts & Literature, Biographies, Business & Government, Current Events, Geography, Health, History and Science.
|Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Find general, up-to-date information on various topics. Search for images using the visual search option and limit your searches to full-text for the best results. You may also search within the text of articles to narrow your search to the most relevant information. Appropriate for all ages!
|Global Issues in Context
Get multiple perspectives on world issues with this comprehensive database. Contains academic journal articles, magazines, podcasts, statistics, videos, images and primary source information. Highly recommended for students, educators, and researchers.
Search for reliable, full-text and peer-reviewed information on a wide variety of topics with Masterfile Complete. Also provides access to useful charts, photographs, diagrams, graphs, illustrations and maps. Contains articles from Consumer Reports magazine from 1985-present.
|National Geographic Virtual Library
National Geographic Virtual Library provides full access to every issue of National Geographic magazine from 1888 to the present, as well as National Geographic Traveler magazine (2010-present). You can also read full-text versions of National Geographic books online, and view additional maps, images and videos.
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Explore this online version of the World Book Encyclopedia for general articles about people, places and things! Contains a unique portal for kids (World Book Online for Kids), an interface for the adult user (World Book Online Info Finder) and a special search area for students and researchers (World Book Online Reference Center).