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Research Resources

  1. Begin with general reference resources, such as encyclopedia articles, to give you a sense of the main issues.

  2. Move to critical articles (e.g. from the databases) that debate and discuss the issue.

  3. If applicable, consult primary sources for original evidence and examples.

A. Print Resources

Search Library Catalogue for books on our shelves!

For audiobooks and other accessible formats: Earl of March has access to the CELA Library resources. Click for details.

B. Electronic Resources (Virtual Library)

Use the links to search for books, encyclopedias, magazines, newspapers, journals, and verified websites available on our “virtual shelves.”

Some of these databases require PASSWORDS.   
Click here to access passwords with your OCDSB Google account.

1. Encyclopedias

2. General Reference Databases

Use these databases to access:

  • newspapers
  • magazines and academic journals
  • encyclopedias and reference books
  • multimedia sources

Go to the VLE to access OCDSB databases.Click here for instructions.

Music and Video Streaming (password required): Naxos Music Library and Learn360

Free online journal and research databases

Google Custom Search of Top 21 Free Online Journals

3. Primary Sources (original information and documents, including newspapers)

Other Useful Resources

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