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Databases

Canadian Literary Centre

With a deliberate Canadian focus, this database consists of book and reference content from Essays of Canadian Writing Press (ECW Press). ECW Press also provides several individual monographs, author biographies, essays, literary criticism and book reviews.
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Canadian Points of View Reference Centre

Containing resources that present multiple sides of a current issue - including information on key topics of interest to Canadian researchers - this database helps students develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.
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Canadian Reference Centre

This database includes leading Canadian periodicals and international periodicals in full text, full-text reference books, thousands of full-text biographies and an image collection containing more than one million photos, maps and flags.  The collection includes images from Canadian Press.
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EBSCO eBooks Canadian Subscription Collection

Offers researchers thousands of ebooks from top Canadian publishers and authors. This ebook collection covers a diverse range of subjects including topics pertaining to Canada, Canadian history, indigenous culture, politics and current events.
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MasterFILE Premier

This database contains full text for general reference magazines and publications that cover a wide-rand of subject areas including business, health, education, general science and multicultural issues.
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Primary Search

This database contains full text for popular children's magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection.  Students can learn about a variety of topics, such as endangered species, famous musicians, fitness, space exploration and more.
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World Trade Press AtoZ Maps Online

60,000 royalty-free maps that can be downloaded and printed. Map types include world, country, state, political, environmental, scientific, antique and more.
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World Trade Press AtoZ World Business

100 comprehensive country business guides. Topics include business culture, business formation, investment climate, advertisign and marketing, taxation and more.
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World Trade Press AtoZ World Food

Comprehensive database of food and foold culture for 174 countries. Includes food culture articles, traditional recipes, ingredient articles and more with many photos.
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World Trade Press AtoZ World Travel

Contains 202 world city travel guides. Illustrated and up-to-date guides cover travel essentials and more.
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World Trade Press Global Road Warrior

Contains 174 country guides with 126 content modules each. Topics include culture & society, travel, education, history, holidays and festivals, language, media outlets, music, maps, money, national symbols and religion. Illustrated with more than 30,000 photos, maps and flag images.
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Reference Research Links

The Canadian Encyclopedia

Countries of the World

English Dictionary

French/English Dictionary

National Geographic MapMachine

Thesaurus.com

Visual Dictionary