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NVOL Digital Learning Commons: Research Databases

Database Login Codes

Access to sd44 databases from NVDLS should be automatic.

Databases & Encyclopedias


Information on a range of Canadian topics, people, places and events written from a Canadian perspective.  

International viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events.

  National and global publications, experiments, projects, and reference content.

Authoritative periodicals, scholarly journals, newspapers, and reference content.

 A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference e-books for multidisciplinary research.

 A database of primary source digital historical content dating 1450 - 2008. 

 Student research interface. WATCH VIDEO: Research Made Easy 

 A database that includes full-text articles and abstracts of articles in magazines, journals and newspapers

 Up-to-date medical research and information on health-related topics

 Find fiction by subject, or read reviews and summaries. WATCH VIDEO TUTORIAL



Fact-checked encyclopedia with objective articles, biographies, videos, and images. 3 Reading Levels.



 A general reference encyclopedia available on three levels. Includes French and Spanish Encyclopedias. 


 An encyclopedia about people, places and things in British Columbia. 

  Canadian Encyclopedia: updated information about Canada's events, culture, history & landscape.                       Encyclopedia of Life: Extensive Information about the many life forms on Earth.

 An atlas that shares the experiences, perspectives, and histories of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.

Other Resources

 Vancouver Sun ePaper: Please see Library Staff for Login Details


  Access to all of the North Van School District's Digital Resources 


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