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Academic Search Elite

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Designed to meet academic research needs, Academic Search Elite provides access to nearly 1,600 active full-text journals and magazines, and more than 1,300 full-text peer-reviewed journals.


BC Stats

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The BC Statistics portal contains both a public site and an additional secure subscription-based site that is only available in the library. Provides statistics for a wide range of topics. including demographics and employment.

Statistics Canada

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Statistics Canada's key socioeconomic database, updated daily; provides fast and easy access to a large range of the latest statistics available in Canada.


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PressReader delivers an endless stream of stories from top newspapers and popular magazines from around the world to read, discuss, and share. Newspapers like the Vancouver Sun, the Province, and National Post, available online, just as they were published. Magazines like Maclean's, Chatelaine and Vanity Fair are also available just as they appear in print.

Please note: The Globe and Mail is only available on library computers, or when using the library's 'Libair' Wi-Fi network. It is not available outside the library.

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O'Reilly eBooks & Video Courses

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Thousands of current consumer technology, computer programming, design, and business eBooks and video courses. Formerly known as Safari Books Online.

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  • Licensed for City of North Vancouver residents only
  • Log in with any library card registered with NVCL
  • Maximum 8 users at a time (increased to 16 users until July 1, 2020)

Canadian Encyclopedia

The Canadian Encyclopedia is a bilingual work produced by, for and about the people of Canada. It contains more than 19,500 articles from more than 5,000 contributors includes David Suzuki, Margaret Atwood, Piers Handling, Daniel Latouche, the late Pierre Berton and Marc Laurendeau. It also contains more than 30,000 multimedia items including images, maps, games, audio and video. New interactive features include curated content exhibits, interactive timelines, immediate updates of important events and a user-generated content map that invites Canadians to share their stories. The site also offers a new learning centre for teachers and parents that contains classroom resources, quizzes and themed study guides.

BC Provincial Exams

Everything you need to know about provincial exams, including copies of past exams.


Award-winning animated, curricular content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement.

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