Your school/public library offers a variety of resources to meet your research and learning needs. These resources are free and can be accessed from school or at home. Idea Exchange resources require a library card.

Gale Online Resources
Access Gale databases and eBooks as well as many other online resources.

Virtual Learning Commons
Online resources available through the Waterloo Catholic District School Board.

CBC Curio
Streaming access to the best in educational video and audio from CBC and Radio-Canada.

A wealth of resources including videos, audio, fact sheets and much more.

Bloom's Literature
Bloom’s Literature offers a comprehensive resource for the study of literature. This database includes thousands of critical essays and discussion questions, plus author biographies and character analyses, full-length poems, the full text of hundreds of reference books, full-length videos of classic plays and films, and more.

World Religions
World Religions explores religion and spirituality in an objective manner, from the ceremonies of the first practitioners to the elaborate rituals of today.

A digital library of academic journals, books and primary sources in humanities, social sciences and physical sciences.

Idea Exchange
Use the Idea Exchange library catalogue to find fiction and non-fiction books, DVDs, music CDs and much more.

Access eBooks, Audiobooks and streaming Video.

National Geographic Virtual Library
Explore topics, images, maps and more from the National Geographic magazine archives from 1888 to Present. Idea Exchange library card required.

Gale Online Courses
Online, interactive, instructor-led courses through Idea Exchange.

Maclean's Magazine Archive
Access full issues of Maclean’s Magazine, from 1905-2015. Great for research and projects where you need trustworthy Canadian news and facts.