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  1. A MS Excel file compiled in 2010 that provides information on BC science companies in the life sciences, power technologies, sustainable energy, environmental technologies and services, nanotechnology, and photonics.
  2. Fact-checked and up-to-date broad overviews on Canadian history, culture, landscape, and events. Includes: Text articles, videos, images, maps, audio, timelines, and themed collections. Also contains teaching and learning resources for teachers and parents.
  3. Standalone CD version of the 2001 Canadian Encyclopedia.
    Access: Available at the standalone computer at Belzberg Library.
  4. Complete access to the Chicago writing and citation style guides.Exhaustive list of rules and examples for types of citations. Includes both 16th and 17th editions.
  5. Wide coverage of searchable ready-reference resource of chemical and physical data on properties of inorganic and organic compounds.
  6. Encyclopedic articles written by Nobel laureates, historians, curators, professors, and other notable experts. Encyclopaedia Britannica includes access to Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, as well as a world atlas, and country facts and statistics.
  7. Political theories, concepts, research frameworks, and practices from across the world.
  8. A multidisciplinary encyclopedia database, appropriate for grade 4 and up.
  9. Comprehensive handbook covering all aspects of psychology.
  10. 3,800 full text articles covering anthropology, economics, political science, psychology, and sociology and more.
    This resource has been updated. See the second edition, published in 2015.
  11. Reference entries on a wide range of behavioral and social science fields.
  12. The basic source of information on crystallography and structural science.
  13. An encyclopedia of British Columbia, KnowBC contains articles on BC people, places and things. Also includes many historic and colour photographs, statistics, maps, tables, charts and diagrams. Includes access to several reference works published by Harbour Publishing related the Pacific Northwest, such as Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest, Encyclopedia of Raincoast Place Names, Tofino and Clayoquot Sound: A History, and nature field guides for the area.
  14. Biographies of major and minor writers in world literature; descriptive-critical analyses of works of interest; a variety of descriptive and critical essays on literary, cultural and historical matters; author life-chronologies; critical bibliographies.
  15. Short write-ups from the Catholic perspective of people, institutions, cultural phenomena, religions, philosophies, politics and social movements.
  16. An Excel file that lists over 650 B.C. and Lower Mainland companies, associations and schools dealing in: software engineering, web design, ecommerce, graphic & print design, animation & interactive entertainment, streaming media & sound design, emarketing, identity & branding, information technology, and telecommunications. Published by the Vancouver Public Library.
  17. Contains the full text of the 8 volume New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics.
  18. Provides definitions, etymological analysis, variant spellings, and pronunciations using IPA for words from across the English speaking world.
  19. Reference entries, book chapters, Qur'anic materials, Concordance of the Qur'an, primary sources, maps, images, and timelines on Islamic Studies.
  20. Encyclopedia articles on philosophers, philosophical themes, world philosophies, and world religions.
  21. Encyclopedia articles on philosophy and philosophers.
  22. One-volume, comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
  23. Articles and reference entries in the field of experimental psychology and neuroscience.
  24. The Government of Canada's databank of of terms in English, Spanish and French in a wide varietyof fields, such as administration, science, and informatics. Contains definitions, synonyms, acronyms and examples of usage.
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