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Research Process: Databases

Database Login Codes

Please contact Mrs. O at for help with access to the BCDC databases if you are trying to access them off the school site. Passcodes are necessary! They are available at the front circulation desk in the library.

Online Newspapers


Password: windsordukes

Follett Destiny Search: Windsor Library Collection

Click on the image above to have instant connection to the Windsor Library Catalogue.

Statistics Canada STATSCAN

Canadian Science & Technology Museum

Library and Archives Canada


The Canadian Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia of British Columbia

Google Scholar

Google Scholar Search

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 A database of primary source digital historical content dating 1450 - 2008.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

 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.

Historica Canada