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Articles, Journals, and Magazines
Get your research started with our powerful online tools. Search across a number of databases including Academic Search Elite, EBSCOhost, Masterfile, and others. EBSCOhost app available..
Access Video on Demand - Just for Kids
Kid-safe, advertisement-free streaming videos to entertain, educate, and inspire.
Access Video On Demand - World Cinema
Streaming hundreds of feature films, both classic and contemporary, by acclaimed directors from around the world.
Find automotive repair information from manufacturer's manuals. Covers 1982 to present. Available only at the City Centre, Guildford and Newton libraries.
Go farther in your family history research using an international tool with the largest Canadian collection. Available in library only at all branches. .
Ancient & Medieval History Online
Learn about the cultures of ancient and medieval cultures. Includes biographies, timelines, maps and videos.
Find what you are looking for faster with the B.C. Building Code, B.C. Fire Code, and B.C. Plumbing Code online.
Collection of hundreds of business plans compiled by entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses.
Business Source Premier
Find country economic data, company profiles, industry information, and market research.
Canadian Legal Education Society of BC
Family Law Sourcebook, Family Law Practice Manual, and many more. Available in library only at all Surrey Libraries. Please see staff for help.
Daily and local newspapers including the Vancouver Sun, Province and Globe & Mail. Also includes obituary search. Some not available until 2 days after publication.
Access a collection of over 230,000 books, magazines, and newspapers in accessible formats for adults, teens, and children who have a print disability.
Consumer Health Complete
Find quality health information from trusted sources. Articles and ebooks on mainstream and alternative health.
Need help with your next big purchase? Consumer Reports gives quality, trusted reviews on a wide range of products.
Edmark House Series
Science and math games, colouring, matching, playing. Preschool learning has never been so fun!
French language encyclopedia for native French speakers, bilingual students, or anyone learning French. Published by Encyclopedia Britannica.
Encyclopaedia Universalis Junior
French language encyclopedia for ages 7 and older. Covers subjects studied in school and of interest to children. Based on the Britannica Student Encyclopedia.
Find My Past
Dig into your family history! Includes UK, US, Irish, Australia, New Zealand, and many smaller record sets from around the world. Available only at the Cloverdale Library .
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Find encyclopedia articles you can use with confidence. More than 25,000 articles covering most subject areas.
Enjoy many online courses with real teachers, expert instruction, and real-time help.z
Find full text ebooks on a wide range of topics including business plans, coding, LGBTQ, and STEM/STEAM.
Global Road Warrior
Current coverage of travel, communications and cultural issues for students, travelers, or business. Includes high-resolution maps and photos.
Stream an amazing collection of movies and documentaries. You can also learn new skills with the Great Courses. App available. .
Kanopy Great Courses
Start learning on the go, or from the comfort of home. Find in-depth video lectures on a wide variety of topics. .
Comprehensive range of practice tests and tutorial courses for all ages. Learn new skills, build your resume and prepare for career or entrance exams.
Learn languages online. In addition to foreign languages, you can also learn English as a Second Language. App available.
Stream the largest online collection of classical music, operas, and ballets in the world. Offered as a pilot by Surrey Libraries.
Get ready for the Canadian citizenship exam. Includes practice tests and study materials.
Naxos Music Library
Listen to music online. More than 85,000 audio tracks of classical, jazz, world, and folk music. Up to 5 users at a time. App available.
Naxos Spoken Word Library
Listen to audiobooks online. More than 500 classics, biographies, non-fiction and poetry for adults and kids. Up to 5 users at a time. App available.
Downloadable eBooks and audiobooks for people with print disabilities that prevent them from reading a traditional book.
Points to the Past
Nearly 200 million pages of digitized, rare historical content including maps, photos, newspapers, manuscripts, pamphlets, portraits, sermons, poems, and more.
More than 1000 newspapers in 40 languages from 84 countries. The Globe and Mail is available in-library only. App available.
ProQuest Digital Microfilm
Read full image copies of The Vancouver Sun or The Province newspapers. Archives from 2011 to present, 3-month embargo.
Great tool for market research and job hunting. Offers a comprehensive database of 1.5 million Canadian businesses and 12 million households.z
Regional Business News
Incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
Road to IELTS - Academic
Prepare for the IELTS Academic test. Track your progress on practice exams and use interactive activities, advice, and tips on question types. 20 users at one time. Not available on IE 11.
Road to IELTS - General
Prepare for the IELTS General test. Track your progress on practice exams and use interactive activities, advice, and tips on question types. 7 users at one time. Not available on IE 11.
Watch, read, play and learn with stories! Includes read-alongs, games, and book pairings on popular themes.
Diagrams, experiments, biographies and more. For school projects and homework grades 4 through 12.
Search across three national databases to access historical resources relating to places throughout Scotland.