Resources by Topic


Key Databases

Canada in Context  Canadian Resource Image  (video tutorial)
  • Helps researchers develop both research and critical-thinking skills while covering the spectrum of Canadian-focused subject matter.
Canada's Information Resource Centre  Canadian Resource Image 
  • Associations Canada, Canadian Almanac & Directory, Canadian Environmental Resource Guide, Canadian Parliamentary Guide
  • Financial Services Canada, Governments Canada, Major Canadian Cities, Canadian Who's Who and Health Guide Canada.
Canadian Documents Collection  Canadian Resource Image 
Formerly Canadian Public Policy
  • Provides access to titles from Canadian public policy institutes, government agencies and university research centres.
  • Includes Canadian Public Policy and Canadian Health Research Collections.
  • Publishers allow titles to be downloaded as PDF.
Canadian Encyclopedia  Canadian Resource Image 
  • Full text of the authoritative encyclopedia about Canada and its people, in English and French.
Canadian Newsstream  Canadian Resource Image  (video tutorial)
  • Access to the full text of nearly 300 newspapers published in Canada, including the Toronto Star and the Globe and Mail.
Canadian Points of View  Canadian Resource Image  (video tutorial)
  • Designed to provide students with resources that present multiple sides of a current issue, containing information on key topics of interest to Canadian researchers.
Canadian Reference Centre  Canadian Resource Image 
  • Provides full text access to 150 Canadian journals, magazines, newspapers & newswires, reference books, and company information plus over 400 international periodicals.
CBC Curio  Canadian Resource Image 
  • Curio provides access to thousands of streaming video programs and documentaries, including audio, plus News in Review.
  • Videos are viewable once you get to the Curio homepage.
  • The red Login button is only needed to create playlists. For that use the access code to create playlists.
CBCA Complete  Canadian Resource Image 
  • Canadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA) Complete combines full text and indexed content from all four CBCA database subsets (Business, Current Events, Education, and Reference).
CORA (the Canadian Opinion Research Archive)   Canadian Resource Image 
  • Contains the results of Canadian surveys conducted by commercial research firms, independent think tanks, research institutes, NGOs, and academic researchers, going back to the 1970s. 
  • Access to CORA is through the <odesi> portal. Be sure to check the CORA box once you are in the platform.
CPI.Q  Canadian Resource Image 
  • Access Canadian journals and magazines.
eBook Canadian Collection from Ebsco  Canadian Resource Image 
Unlimited users per book
  • Provides access to a core collection of titles by Canadian publishers and authors and covering topics pertaining to Canada, Canadian history, native culture, politics and current events.
  • Some publishers allow titles to be downloaded as PDF or EPUB (using Adobe Digital Editions).
Ebook Central from ProQuest (video tutorial)
Multiple users per book
  • Use the Advanced Search and choose the Canada Ebook Subscription collection to focus search results.
  • Some publishers allow titles to be downloaded for use with Adobe Digital Editions.
  • Access to this collection is made possible by the Colleges eBook Consortium Project, a joint endeavour of the Ontario colleges.
Frontier Life  Canadian Resource Image 
  • Digital collection of primary sources from 1650-1920 including material from the Hudson Bay Archives and the Glenbow Archives.
  • The free access is provided through a collaboration between Consortia Canada and Adam Matthew.

Choose from the list to find eResources specific to that type.