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Online Resources
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Online Resources

Here you will find links to numerous, invaluable online resources. These resources are provided to assist with assignment completion, research, and general success for your classes.


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** Collect all passwords at the circulation desk in order to use these databases from home.
           Databases
           ebooks
               Encyclopedias Online
           Search Engines
           Government Websites
           National News Networks
            Learning Strategies
           Subject Link



Databases


Canadian points of view provides articles that are searchable through topic or keyword searches.
Novelist allows readers to find fiction that relates to a certain topic, that matches their interest or that matches the last great books that they read.
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Information about health and wellness directed specifically at teens.
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ebooks

                             Marshall Cavendish Ebooks     Use our ebooks to find great information on a number of topics.  
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Encyclopedias Online


The Canadian Encyclopedia has provided the most comprehensive, objective and accurate source of information on Canada for students, readers and scholars across Canada and throughout the world.

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Search Engines



A directory of websites listed by topic. "A librarian's choice of the best of the Web."


Find individual articles from many freely accessible magazines.


Government Websites



The offical site for the Federal Government of Canada.


The official site for the Provincial Government of Ontario.


The official site for the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges And Universities.


The offical site of the LSDB.


A Government of Ontario page for Canadian Law


The offical Department of Justice online version of the Criminal Code.


Provides economic, social and census data plus daily analysis of statistical releases


National News Networks



Canada's Online Information Source. Comprehensive site for news, entertainment, sports, business, and a complete guide to CBC-TV and CBC Radio.


Britain's up-to-the-minute news, breaking news, video, audio and feature stories. BBC News provides trusted World and UK news as well as print, video and radio sources.

An independent British newspaper, of international renown and content. Once deemed by George Orwell as "the most intelligent newspaper in the country."


Learning Strategies

Offers access to resources for writing strategies and more.

Writing style guides and tutorials.


Choose the style of citation, input the information, and a citation will be generated for you. Manual input of information is required, and is better suited for academic use.
An alternate citation resource, which automatically finds and cites the resources you are using. Layout is simple, accessable, and easy to use. A login is needed to access additional features, but a user account is not required to generate a citation.


Find the meaning of any word, its synonyms and origins.


Free online translators in multiple languages. 


Subject Links

English


A page of site links on various subjects related to Shakespeare, Queen Elizabeth I, and the times they lived in.


Study guides and discussion forums offered on various academic subjects. Literature section includes brief analyses of characters, themes and plots.
Parenting


A site aiming to strengthen parenting knowledge, skills and confidence of all those who touch the lives of children from birth to age five.
Science


Updated several times a day with breaking news and feature articles, seven days a week, the site covers discoveries in all fields of the physical, biological, earth and applied sciences.




Science News has been published since 1922. This award-winning biweekly news magazine covers important and emerging research in all fields of science.














Teacher Resources


      News in Review          A complete list of all News in Review resources available for use in the library.

A site offering practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction through free, Internet-based content.



Here you can find lesson plans and assignments specifically linked to expectations. Through the general search, OERB  also provides a link to Learn 360 resources
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Think Literacy includes lesson plans, videos, posters and other teaching resources that are focused on literacy for students in grades 7 to 12. These resources will help you strengthen the connection between literacy skills and the courses you are teaching.

Ontario Ministry of Education Curriculum and Policy documents.


Features thousands of videos by experts in a variety of fields, teaching everyday and extraordinary skills. From cutting an onion, to learning Bollywood dances moves, and eveything in between.




Learn360 in an interactive media-on-demand service for the K-12 educational market that provides educators and students the power to meet and exceed 21st century educational expectations across all curriculums. Through streaming video, audio and accompanying support materials, Learn360 supports web-based learning.
Please note that your user name is your TRC number; your password is the first four (4) letters of your last name. (lower case only)


                                          


        

 
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