Encyclopedias & reference:

A to Z World Food

A to Z World Food is a food, culture, and traditional recipes database from 174 countries.
Learn to make classic dishes from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe while you explore food culture and traditional recipes from around the world.

Atlas of Alberta Railways

A fascinating graphic approach to the history of railroading in Alberta. Includes maps,  photos, illustrations, charts, graphs, etc.

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
A collection of 11,000 searchable quotations, passages, phrases, and proverbs traced to their sources in ancient and modern literature.

Britannica Online

Includes the complete encyclopedia, as well as Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, Britannica Student Encyclopedia Britannica Elementary Encyclopaedia, the Concise Britannica; the Internet Guide; the Video Guide; the World Atlas, The Year in Review and the Timeline Browse.

Canada Yearbook Historical Collection

The wealth of historical data in Statistics Canada's annual Canada Year Book available free on the Internet. It covers the first century of Canada's history, from 1867 to 1967, with historical text, tables, charts and maps, supplemented by interconnected learning resources for students and teachers.

Canadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA) Complete

Canadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA) Complete is one of the largest and most comprehensive bibliographic full-text reference and current events database. Available through the ProQuest Web interface, CBCA Complete combines full text and indexed content from all three CBCA databases listed below:

Business
Education
Reference & Current Events

Subject coverage is comprehensive and information is available from the broadest range of Canadian sources anywhere. With over 4.5 million records and more than 1,665 titles, CBCA Complete is ideal for anyone interested in current events, business, science, the arts, and academic information as produced in Canada.

Canadian Encyclopedia
A multimedia tool and encyclopedia on Canadian history and culture.

Canadian Geographic Online Atlas

The Royal Canadian Geographical Society proudly presents a groundbreaking Internet achievement, The Canadian Atlas Online, which brings cartography to life with exciting graphics and animation. This state-of-the-art interactive atlas allows you to explore Canada in a way youÙve never experienced before.

Canadiana Online

The Government Publications collection includes over 1.7 million pages of historical pre-1920 colonial, provincial and federal government documents.

Dictionary of Canadian Biography

Provides authoritative biographical information on Canada's historical figures. The first phase presents persons who died between the years 1000 and 1930 or whose last known date of activity falls within these years.

Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan

The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan is an educational resource for students, teachers, researchers and all who wish to learn about the people, places and events that have shaped Saskatchewan's legacy to Canada and the world. It is our hope that, as a permanent record of achievements, the Encyclopedia will increase awareness and understanding of the region's rich cultural and natural heritage and serve as a fitting and timely vehicle through which to encourage readers to reflect not only on the province's accomplishments, but on the wealth of opportunities and advantages afforded to Saskatchewan residents.

Frontier Life: Borderlands, Settlement & Colonial Encounters

The settling of vast areas of the world by Europeans has left a particular and lasting influence on history. Frontier Life captures the experiences of people living on the edge of European settlement across the frontiers of North America, Africa, Australia, and New Zealand. Through a huge array of digitised primary source materials, it documents the relationships and interaction between new arrivals and indigenous peoples, and the results of these encounters.

Gale OneFile High School Edition

Designed for middle- and high-school students and provides access to age-appropriate, authoritative digital content for classroom assignments. Learners can research magazines, journals, newspapers, and reference books covering a wide range of subjects, from science, history, and literature to political science, sports, and environmental studies.

Héritage

The Héritage project is a 10-year initiative to digitize and make accessible online some of Canada’s most popular archival collections encompassing roughly 40 million pages of primary-source documents. Chronicling the country and its people from the 1600s to the mid-1900s, this collection represents a vast and unique resource for Canadian historians, students, and genealogists.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary and Thesaurus

This online version has the main A-Z listing of the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate® Dictionary, Tenth Edition, and Collegiate® Thesaurus.

Peel's Prairie Provinces

Dedicated to assisting researchers of all types in their exploration of the history and culture of the Canadian Prairies. Contains both an online bibliography of books, pamphlets, and other materials related to the development of the

Saskatchewan News Index

Searchable index of stories published in Saskatchewan newspapers from 1884 - 2000. The Index was compiled from a number of print and electronic indexes of Saskatchewan newspapers.

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