These databases and e-resources can be used to search for journal, news, and magazine articles as well as documents, reports, and ebooks. There are also tools to assist with language learning, grant requests, and legislative research.
The Legislative Library provides access to these e-resources for their primary clients. Remote users will be asked to log in with their Assembly ID (first initial and last name).
Need help with choosing or using a database? Contact the reference desk at 250-387-6510 or email email@example.com.
Access Canadian national and leading regional papers. Includes the Vancouver Sun, Province, Times Colonist and Globe and Mail.
Multidisciplinary database. Find articles on politics, business, economics, health, science, education, technology, social sciences and law. Also includes access to Canadian, U.S., and international newspapers, dissertations and Hoover's Company Records
Search newspapers, magazines and scholarly journals, including over 1300 Canadian titles. Content includes information in political science, business, health, education, technology and more. Most articles are full-text and current.
Read current newspapers and magazines from all over the world. Contains more than 7000 publications, all available in original format and look just like the print version. Includes the Globe & Mail, National Post and the major BC publications.
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Comprehensive bibliographic full-text reference and current events database. CBCA is updated daily with full-text content (1985 to present) and bibliographic content (1971 to present). Fully searchable abstracts are available for all full-text articles. Subject coverage is comprehensive and information is available from a broad range of Canadian sources.
Digitized, full-image PDF archive of the Globe and Mail back to 1844. Includes every news story, photograph, map, advertisement, classified ad, political cartoon, birth and death notice, and more.
Features full-text access to 125 plus years of BC historical news, features, editorials, ads, and images. Available to any BC or Yukon resident and includes the Vancouver Sun (1912-2010), the Times-Colonist (1884-2010) and The Province (1894-2010). Access made possible by the BC Electronic Library Network, the BC Libraries Cooperative, and Focused Education Resources.
Access ebooks from major Canadian publishers. You can also keyword search thousands of publications from Canadian public policy institutes, think tanks, and government agencies.
Mango teaches conversation skills for over 50 languages. Contact the Library to set up an account.
Grant Connect provides searchable, detailed information on Canadian grantmaking foundations, hundreds of corporate community investment programs, as well as government funding programs and American foundations that will fund Canadian charities.
A comprehensive reference for the province. Access
The Encyclopedia of British Columbia
The Encyclopedia of Raincoast Place Names
Far West: The Story of British Columbia
Where Mountains Meet the Sea: The History of Coastal British Columbia
and other reference books about BC.
Maximize your research productivity. This easy-to-use tool facilitates research and data organization, as well as providing authoritative citations and bibliographies. To get started, create an account with your @leg.bc.ca email address.
Search BC statutes and regulations, key federal legislation, bills, and Orders in Council.