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A-Z List of Databases encyclopedias, eBooks, article databases, streamed media

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598/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/28421_636398683329430405.pngAdvanced Placement Source  Advanced Placement Source
Designed to meet the needs of high school students enrolled in various Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) courses for curriculum support and inquiry. Features: peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, primary sources. *Login required; see Learnmark for username and password      Learnmark     Search Tutorial
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&custid=s1920611&profile=ehost&defaultdb=aqh&groupid=main Database ArticlesVisual & Media Arts, Mathematics, Business Studies & Economics, Civics, Politics & Law, English, Science, Social Sciences & Humanities, Geography, History, Music
663/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/28426_637032814930857668.pngBig Timber Media  Big Timber Media
25 French-language eBooks with a focus on social studies & science to support FSL learners.
https://my.bigtimbermedia.com/https://my.bigtimbermedia.com/eBooksScience & Technology, Social Studies, Indigenous Studies, Geography, History, French as a Second Language
39/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/1320_635877743236716669.pngBookFlix  BookFlix
Fiction & nonfiction read-aloud eBooks for reading engagement at a range of levels with multiple perspectives included. Features: eBooks, streamed video. OSAPAC licensed. Login required; see Learnmark for username & password. *Also available through library catalogue      Learnmark     Help
https://digital.scholastic.com/site/launch/bkflix?ucn=624837528  eBooksHealth & PE, Language, Science & Technology, Social Studies
40/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/1320_635925302870637280.pngBritannica Online  Britannica Online
Curriculum-aligned encyclopedia articles, educational videos, images, magazines and journals, learning games, and more available in three levels—Elementary, Middle, and High. Features: articles, citations, translation, primary sources, search by Grade. OSAPAC licensed. Login required; see Learnmark for username & password.      Learnmark     Help
http://school.eb.com/http://school.eb.com/EncyclopediasVisual & Media Arts, Health & PE, Language, Science & Technology, Social Studies, Indigenous Studies, Business Studies & Economics, Civics, Politics & Law, English, Science, Social Sciences & Humanities, Technological Education, Geography, History, Drama & Dance, Music, Arts
43/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/1320_635925304430149286.pngCanadian Encyclopedia  Canadian Encyclopedia
Grade: 4-12. Encyclopedias. Topic: social studies, history, geography, visual & media arts, drama & dance, music, business studies & economics, civics, politics & law, English, Indigenous studies, social sciences & humanities, technological education, science. Features: articles, photos, videos, timelines, interactive exhibits
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/ EncyclopediasVisual & Media Arts, Social Studies, Indigenous Studies, Business Studies & Economics, Civics, Politics & Law, English, Science, Social Sciences & Humanities, Technological Education, Geography, History, Drama & Dance, Music, Arts
236/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/1355_635938302487912539.pngCanadian Literary Centre  Canadian Literary Centre
With a deliberate Canadian focus, this database consists of book and reference content from Essays on Canadian Writing Press (ECW Press). ECW Press also provides several individual monographs, author biographies, essays, literary criticism and book reviews. Features: articles, novels, short stories, poetry, read-aloud, translation, citations. Login required; see Learnmark for username & password.      Learnmark     Search Tutorial
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=cjhhttp://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=cjhDatabase Articles, Subject LinksLanguage, English, Drama & Dance
17/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/1320_635925284332302954.pngCanadian Points of View Reference Centre  Canadian Points of View Reference Centre
Containing resources that present multiple sides of a current issue — including information on key topics of interest to Canadian researchers — this database helps students develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills. Features: articles, essays, read-aloud, citations, research guides, primary sources. Login required; see Learnmark for username & password.      Learnmark     Search Tutorial
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=pov-canhttp://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=pov-canDatabase Articles, NewsScience & Technology, Business Studies & Economics, Civics, Politics & Law, Science, Social Sciences & Humanities, Geography, Current Events
658 Canadian Reference Centre  Canadian Reference Centre
This database includes leading Canadian periodicals and international periodicals in full text (including the Toronto Star), full-text reference books, thousands of full-text biographies, and an image collection containing thousands of photos, maps and flags. The collection includes images from Canadian Press. Features: articles, book chapters, translation, primary sources. Login required; see Learnmark for username & password.
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=rchhttp://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=rchDatabase Articles, NewsBusiness Studies & Economics, Civics, Politics & Law, Social Sciences & Humanities, Geography, Current Events
578/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/28421_636257769851678930.pngCanadiana Online  Canadiana Online
Grade: 7-12. Subject Links. Topic: history, Canada, government, Indigenous peoples, heritage. Features: digital collections, books, newspapers, periodicals, images, archival materials.*In-school access only for students
http://online.canadiana.ca/http://online.canadiana.ca/Subject LinksIndigenous Studies, History
36/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/1320_635925299373942110.pngCapstone  Capstone
Fiction & nonfiction read-aloud eBooks for reading engagement at a range of levels with multiple perspectives included. Features: read-aloud, downloadable content. Login required; see Learnmark for username & password. *Also available through library catalogue      Learnmark     App to Download eBooks
http://www2.tdsb.on.ca/libraries/Capstone.asphttp://www2.tdsb.on.ca/libraries/Capstone.aspeBooksHealth & PE, Language, Science & Technology, Social Studies, English, Science, Media Literacy, Geography
83/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/1320_635930344767386914.pngCBC Curio  CBC Curio
Streaming educational videos and audio from CBC and Radio-Canada for K-12 Canadian curriculum, critical thinking, student engagement, and current events. Features: primary sources. *In-school access for students only; also available through library catalogue      Help     Educator Tips & Tricks     Create an Educator Account
http://curio.ca/en/http://curio.ca/en/Multimedia, News, VideosVisual & Media Arts, Health & PE, Language, Science & Technology, Business Studies & Economics, Civics, Politics & Law, Careers & Cooperative Education, English, Science, Social Sciences & Humanities, Media Literacy, Geography, History, Drama & Dance, Music, Current Events, Arts
14/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/1320_635925282162838768.pngCultureGrams  CultureGrams
Primary source information about Canadian provinces and territories, and countries around the world including statistics, interviews, images, national anthems, recipes, infographics, and maps. Features: articles, data sets, graphs, recipes, flags, national anthems, read-aloud, primary sources, citations, four editions: Kids, World, Provinces and States. Login required; see Learnmark for username & password.      Learnmark     FAQ
http://online.culturegrams.com/index.phphttp://online.culturegrams.com/Database ArticlesMathematics, Social Studies, Business Studies & Economics, Social Sciences & Humanities, Geography, Drama & Dance, Music, Arts
35/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/28476_636198940904417734.pngDestiny Discover (Follett Shelf)  Destiny Discover (Follett Shelf)
Fiction & nonfiction read-aloud eBooks for reading engagement at a range of levels, includes annotation tool & downloadable content. Features: picture books, novels, read-aloud, dictionary, annotation, downloadable content. Login required; see Learnmark for username & password. *Also available through library catalogue      Learnmark     App to Download eBooks
https://wbb04811.follettshelf.com/shelf/servlet/presentshelfform.do?site=04811http://wbb04811.follettshelf.com/eBooksLanguage, English
44/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/1320_635925306026008826.pngEncyclopedia Universalis  Encyclopedia Universalis
Grade: 7-12. Encyclopedias. Topic: French as a second language. Features: articles, encyclopedia entries, images, citations. Login required; see Learnmark for username & password      Learnmark
http://french.eb.com/http://french.eb.com/EncyclopediasFrench as a Second Language
422/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/28421_636082562643425248.pngExplora Canada - Elementary  Explora Canada - Elementary
A full-text database for elementary students providing popular children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection on a variety of topics for inquiry. Features: articles, images, streamed video, translation, primary sources, search by Lexile range. Login required; see Learnmark for username & password.      Learnmark     Included Databases     Search Tutorial
https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&custid=s1920611&profile=explorap&groupid=mainhttps://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&custid=s1920611&profile=explorap&groupid=mainDatabase Articles, NewsScience & Technology, Social Studies, Geography, History, Current Events
60/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/28421_636046253221190388.pngExplora Canada - Secondary  Explora Canada - Secondary
Searches the following resources at once for 7-12 research and inquiry: Canadian Points of View, Advanced Placement Source, Canadian Reference Centre, History Reference Centre, Science Reference Centre, Literary Reference Centre Plus, Canadian Literary Centre. Features: articles, book chapters, translation, primary sources, limit to Canadian sources. Login required; see Learnmark for username & password.      Learnmark     Included Databases     Video Tutorial
https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&custid=s1920611&profile=exploratd&groupid=mainhttps://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&custid=s1920611&profile=exploratd&groupid=mainDatabase Articles, NewsScience & Technology, Business Studies & Economics, Civics, Politics & Law, Science, Geography, History, Current Events
602/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/28421_636409105772373139.pngGale Virtual Reference Library  Gale Virtual Reference Library
Reference eBook collection supporting secondary science, social sciences & humanities, business studies & economics curriculum. Features: articles, book chapters, sort by reading difficulty, connect to Google Classroom, citation, highlight & notes, downloadable content, read-aloud, mp3. Login required; see Learnmark for username & password.      Learnmark
https://infotrac.gale.com/itweb/nort32991?db=GVRLhttps://infotrac.gale.com/itweb/nort32991?db=GVRLeBooksVisual & Media Arts, Science & Technology, Business Studies & Economics, Classical Studies & International Languages, Science, Social Sciences & Humanities, Geography, History, Drama & Dance, Music
12/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/1320_635927071007079693.PNGGizmos  Gizmos
Grade: 3-12. Subject Links. Topic: science, math. Features: Mathies, Gizmos, tutorials & practice. OSAPAC licensed. Account required; ask teacher for class code to login.      Create an Educator Account
https://www.explorelearning.com/ Subject LinksMathematics, Science & Technology, Science
26/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/1320_635925290620582334.pngGlobal Issues in Context  Global Issues in Context
Articles, biographies, images, videos, statistics and more to support global awareness, inquiry, and critical thinking. Features: articles, read-aloud, citations, translation, primary sources, interactive world map. Login required; see Learnmark for username & password.      Learnmark
https://infotrac.gale.com/itweb/tdsb_ascd?db=GIC Database Articles, NewsScience & Technology, Business Studies & Economics, Civics, Politics & Law, Science, Social Sciences & Humanities, Geography, Current Events
590/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/28421_636386537347956223.pngGreenFile  GreenFile
Grade: 7-12. Database Articles. Topic: environmental science, geography. Features: articles.      Search Tutorial
http://www.greeninfoonline.com Database ArticlesScience & Technology, Science, Geography
18/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/1320_635925284820576694.pngHistory Reference Center  History Reference Center
Covering both U.S. and world history topics, History Reference Center is a full-text database featuring historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents. Features: articles, book chapters, read-aloud, citations, translation, research guides, primary sources. Login required; see Learnmark for username & password.      Learnmark
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=hrchttp://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=hrcDatabase ArticlesHistory
38/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/1320_635877741339144833.pngInfobase eBooks  Infobase eBooks
Grade: 7-12. eBooks. Topic: science, health, sports. Features: citations, downloadable content. Login required; see Learnmark for username & password. *Also available through library catalogue      Learnmark
http://ebooks.infobaselearning.com/default.aspx?InstID=1433http://ebooks.infobaselearning.com/default.aspx?InstID=1433eBooksScience & Technology, Science
597/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/28421_636390160457718180.PNGKids InfoBits  Kids InfoBits
Curriculum-aligned content including books, magazines, news periodicals, images, and videos on a variety of subjects for inquiry and reading engagement. Features: book chapters, pictures, magazine articles, news, read-aloud, primary sources, browse by topic. Login required; see Learnmark for username & password      Learnmark     Video tutorial
https://infotrac.gale.com/itweb/tdsb_ascd?db=ITKE Database ArticlesHealth & PE, Language, Science & Technology
606/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/28426_636410689916358403.pngLearn360  Learn360
Streaming video, audio, and accompanying support materials for K-12 curriculum and student engagement. Features: streamed video, images, citations, permalinks, downloadable content, custom clips, video transcripts, filter by grade. OSAPAC licensed. Login required; see Learnmark for username & password. *Also available through library catalogue      Learnmark     Support Centre     Educator Tips & Tricks
http://learn360.infobase.com/p_Home.aspx Multimedia, VideosVisual & Media Arts, Careers, Health & PE, Language, Mathematics, Science & Technology, Social Studies, Business Studies & Economics, Careers & Cooperative Education, English, Classical Studies & International Languages, Science, Social Sciences & Humanities, Geography, History, Drama & Dance, Music, Arts
21/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/1320_635925289739817626.pngLiterary Reference Center Plus  Literary Reference Center Plus
Full-text resources for information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. It gives students, teachers and librarians a complete foundation of literary reference works to meet their research needs. Features: articles, encyclopedia entries, book chapters, full-text classics, read-aloud, citations, translation, research guides, primary sources, search by country, culture, genre, movement. Login required; see Learnmark for username & password      Learnmark     Search Tutorial
https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&custid=s1920611&profile=plus&groupid=mainhttps://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&custid=s1920611&profile=plus&groupid=mainDatabase ArticlesLanguage, English
503/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/28421_636178297667415749.gifMiddle Search Plus EBSCOhost  Middle Search Plus EBSCOhost
Grade: 7-12. Database Articles. Topic: science & technology, science, geography, current events, business studies & economics. Features: articles, book chapters, news, videos, translation; limit to Canadian sources. Login required; see Learnmark for username & password      Learnmark
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&custid=s1920611&profile=msp&defaultdb=mih&groupid=main Database ArticlesScience & Technology, Business Studies & Economics, Science, Geography
222/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/1355_635938281585740519.pngMindomo  Mindomo
Grade: JK-12. Web Tools. Topic: digital literacy. Features: collaboration, assignments. OSAPAC licensed. Account required; ask teacher for access code. *Students cannot create account with TDSB email address      Help
https://www.mindomo.com/ Web ToolsDigital Literacy
522/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/28421_636222556714539675.pngNational Film Board (NFB) of Canada  National Film Board (NFB) of Canada
Streaming videos on issues of global importance from a Canadian perspective including documentaries, animations, experimental films, fiction and interactive works for K-12 Canadian curriculum, critical thinking, and student engagement. Features: streamed video, permalinks, custom clips; filter by age. *In-school access for students only; also available through library catalogue      Educator Tips & Tricks     Create an Educator Account
https://www.nfb.ca/ VideosVisual & Media Arts, Health & PE, Language, Science & Technology, Indigenous Studies, English, Science, Social Sciences & Humanities, Media Literacy, Geography, History, Drama & Dance
68/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/1320_635929612593434242.pngNaxos Music Library  Naxos Music Library
The world´s largest online classical music library offering streaming access to more than 144,990 CDs with more than 2,244,500 tracks of both standard and rare repertoire. Over 800 new CDs are added to the library every month. Features: streamed audio. OSAPAC licensed. Login required; see Learnmark for username & password      Learnmark
http://tdsb.naxosmusiclibrary.com/page.library_cardno.asp Database ArticlesMusic, Arts
519/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/28421_636204395735526966.jpgNetMath  NetMath
Grade: 3-8. Subject Links. Topic: math, French. Features: practice questions, curriculum-based, calculator, glossary. *Login required; ask teacher for activation code      Login using activation code     Create an educator account     Login help     How to Login to Netmath from Home (by Larissa Aradj)
https://www.netmath.ca/fr-on/ Subject LinksMathematics
54/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/1320_635925307747290758.pngNoveList  NoveList
Created specifically for kids and the adults who work with them, this online database encourages reading success. Kids can use it to find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also use it to find tools to teach with books and engage young readers. Features: articles, book reviews, book lists; search by grade range, genre, Lexile. Login required; see Learnmark for username & password      Help & Video Tutorials     Learnmark
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=novelistk8http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=novelistk8Database ArticlesLanguage, English
617/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/28421_636446081755566205.pngOntario Education Resource Bank (OERB)  Ontario Education Resource Bank (OERB)
Grade: JK-12. Database Articles. Topic: math, careers & cooperative education, health & PE, science & technology, social studies, arts, geography, history, business studies & economics. Features: activities, games, videos, worksheets. Login required; see Learnmark for username & password
https://resources.elearningontario.ca/d2l/loginh/ Database ArticlesVisual & Media Arts, Health & PE, Mathematics, Science & Technology, Social Studies, Business Studies & Economics, Civics, Politics & Law, Careers & Cooperative Education, Science, Social Sciences & Humanities, Technological Education, Geography, History, Drama & Dance, Music, Arts
51/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/1320_635925312102910916.pngPebbleGo  PebbleGo
Articles on science and social studies topics for beginning inquiry and reading engagement with vocabulary support. Features: articles, images, streamed video, read-aloud, citations, games. Login required; see Learnmark for username & password      Learnmark
http://www.pebblego.com/login/index.html?sqs=e8a92fa714a7d099da444e3bdf2bdf93f62e51b15d3fa0259fd774d58362e930http://www.pebblego.com/login/index.html?sqs=e8a92fa714a7d099da444e3bdf2bdf93f62e51b15d3fa0259fd774d58362e930Database ArticlesScience & Technology, Social Studies
660/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/28421_637018024740227312.pngPebbleGo Next  PebbleGo Next
Articles on a variety of science topics for inquiry and reading engagement with vocabulary support and read-aloud feature.
http://www.pebblegonext.com/login/?sqs=e8a92fa714a7d099da444e3bdf2bdf93f62e51b15d3fa0259fd774d58362e930 Database ArticlesScience & Technology
502/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/28421_636178216429934169.gifPrimary Search EBSCOhost  Primary Search EBSCOhost
Grade: JK-6. Database articles, News. Topic: arts, careers, health, physical education, language, math, science, technology, social issues. Features: articles, book chapters, news, magazines, videos, translation; limit to Canadian sources. Login required; see Learnmark for usernames & passwords      Learnmark
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&custid=s1920611&profile=ps&defaultdb=prh&groupid=main Database Articles, NewsHealth & PE, Language, Science & Technology, Social Studies
13/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/1320_635925277347960498.pngScience Reference Center  Science Reference Center
Full text resources from hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images. Features: articles, book chapters, experiments, citations, translation, research guides. Login required; see Learnmark for usernames & passwords      Learnmark     Search Tutorial
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&custid=s1920611&profile=scirc&groupid=mainhttp://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&custid=s1920611&profile=scirc&groupid=mainDatabase ArticlesScience & Technology, Science
34/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/1320_635925298299739882.pngtab-vue  tab-vue
Curriculum-aligned nonfiction Canadian eBooks in French & English.Features: eBooks, non-fiction. Login required; see Learnmark for username & password      Learnmark
http://tabvue.com/library-access/?authkey=03eff210364http://tabvue.com/library-access/?authkey=03eff210364eBooksSocial Studies, Indigenous Studies, Civics, Politics & Law, Geography, History
15/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/1320_635925282864049778.pngTeen Health and Wellness  Teen Health and Wellness
Nonjudgmental, straightforward articles for 7-12 students on a variety of health & well-being topics. All content is reviewed by professionals in the relevant field. Login required; see Learnmark for username & password.      Learnmark
http://www.teenhealthandwellness.com/http://www.teenhealthandwellness.com/Database ArticlesHealth & PE
596/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/28421_636486914295774875.jpgTVO Mathify  TVO Mathify
Grade: 7-10. Subject Links. Topic: mathematics. Features: 1-1 online math tutoring with Ontario certified teachers, digital math learning tools. Free account required; register using OEN & date of birth      How to Register & Login
https://tvo.org/mathify-reg Subject LinksMathematics
42/Portals/library/Webteam_VirtualLibrary/1320_635925303483553422.pngUniversalis Junior French   Universalis Junior French
Grade: 4-12. Encyclopedias. Topic: French as a second language. Features: articles, encyclopedia entries. Login required; see Learnmark for username & password      Learnmark
http://french.eb.com/juniorhttp://french.eb.com/juniorEncyclopediasFrench as a Second Language
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