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Go beyond Wikipedia. Check out these e-Reference sources!


So you know Wikipedia isn’t the most credible or reliable source to use for your academic papers, but don’t know where else to turn to find that quick background information and a quick stat or two for your paper?  Check out these reliable reference items available through the library!

World Book Advanced
Online version of the renowned encyclopedia set, this resource also incorporates multimedia, e-book and primary source materials, along with dictionary, atlas, research guides and much more.

Canadian Points of View Reference Centre
Provides students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.

Canadian Reference Centre
Provides access to regional content found in magazines, newspapers and reference books.

Canadian Student Research Centre
Provides a graphical interface similar to Student Research Center (SRC), but with subjects and content tailored for the research needs of Canadian students.

Health Reference Center Academic
Covers literature related to nursing and allied health.

Career Cruising
This comprehensive resource offers: a personal Portfolio Tool with a built-in Resume Builder; an Employment Guide and Job Search Tool; An Interest Based Assessment Tool; A Skills Assessment A Learning Styles Inventory; Over 550 Career Profiles; Information on Colleges, Universities, and Appreticeship Training.

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2 thoughts on “Go beyond Wikipedia. Check out these e-Reference sources!

  1. The “Canadian. . . ” links aren’t working.

  2. Thanks for your comment laurie and pointing that out! The links should all be working again! 🙂

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