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Canadian Reference Centre

Canadian Reference Centre logoWith thousands of full-text biographies, reference materials and an image collection, this database provides an optimal research experience for students keeping up with current events or studying Canada's global involvement.

Explora

Explora logoWith Explora, you will discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art and music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world  cultures and languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health and sports.

Encyclopedie Universalis Junior logoEncyclopædia Universalis Junior

Conçue et rédigée en partenariat avec des professionnels de l'enseignement et de l'enfance, Universalis Junior est construite spécifiquement pour les plus jeunes, dès maîtrise de la lecture: vocabulaire progressif, articles adaptés aux temps de lecture, complémentarité texte/image, explications claires et démonstratives.

Gale Kids InfoBits logoKids InfoBits

Kids InfoBits is a database developed especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5. Featuring a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, the most popular search method is moving from a broad subject to a narrower topic using the subject-based topic tree. The curriculum-related, age appropriate, full-text content is from the best elementary reference sources and magazines. This database covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Mango Languages Mango Languages logo

Mango Languages' PhD-created and linguist-approved software teaches real conversations in over 60 languages and makes it fun by providing step by step lessons plans, learning through film, and with a mobile app. Learn English as a second language from Arabic, Armenian, Cantonese, Mandarin, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, and Vietnamese. The Little Pim section is for kids!

MasterFILE Premier

MasterFILE Premier logoMasterFILE Complete provides full text periodicals covering an extensive range of subject areas including business, health, education, fitness, sports and leisure, personal finance, general science, multicultural issues, DIY and fashion.

NoveList logoNoveList

The NoveList database includes information on more than 180,000 fiction titles for all ages with subject and keyword access; more than 36,000 individual subject headings (fiction); 200,000+ full-text reviews and descriptions from Booklist, Library Journal, School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, and others. Searches can be limited by reading level, using Lexile scores to match students with books geared to their reading ability.

Novelist K-8 logoNoveList K-8

NoveList K-8, a fiction database, is designed especially for elementary and middle schools. The 'Working with Kids" section of the Browse panel on the homepage provides a single location to access all of the curricular materials such as Grab and Go Book Lists, BookTalks, Picture Book Extenders and more. NoveList K-8 contains information on over 70,000 fiction titles, more than 200 Curricular Connections, more than 170 Grab and Go book lists, more than 290 Recommended Reads thematic book lists, over 90 Picture Book Extenders, and more.

Our Ontario logoOur Ontario Discovery Portal

Find digital photos, maps, videos, podcasts, and documents about Ontario people, places, events, history and culture.

PPebble Go logoebbleGo

The award-winning PebbleGo Animals database from Capstone Digital Publishers offers information on hundreds of animals. Designed specifically for K-3 emergent readers, PebbleGo Animals includes: - 5 tabs of animal related information on each article, - 6 educational games, - Learning activities and lesson plans

Pop Culture Collection logoPopular Culture Collection

Pop Culture. It's all around us and influences our lives every day. This collection provides useful information for any researcher in a social science, history, art or liberal arts course. This collection is made up of 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.

Primary Search

Primary Search logoDesigned for elementary school libraries, Primary Search is a full-text database providing popular children's magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, including endangered species, famous musicians, fitness and space exploration.

TumbleBookCloud logoTumbleBookCloud

TumbleBookCloud is an online collection of read-along chapter books for students in late elementary to high school (approximately). Text size/colour is adjustable and sentences are highlighted as they are narrated aloud. There are approximately 300 books including middle school readers (with high interest/low level books), young adult/teen titles, Shakespeare plays, and classics.

TumbleBookLibrary logoTumbleBookLibrary

TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of ebooks for children in grades K-6 (approximately). Existing children's books are licnesed for use then animated using the existing illustrations and adding audio narration. The collection includes old time favorites such as The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch, Diary of a Worm, How I Became a Pirate, Miss Malarkey Doesn't Live in Room 10, One Duck Stuck, as well as favourite fairy tales such as Jack and the Beanstalk and Old Mother Hubbard.

World Book Kids logoWorld Book Kids Edition

Based on World Book's award-winning Discovery Encyclopedia, World Book Kids includes thousands of easy-to-read articles, engaging images and illustrations, interactive games and activities, and teacher resources.