Databases are used to search for reliable sources.  Google is an amazing database but is also full of unreliable sources; using the databases linked below will help you to ensure that the sources you choose are reliable!

The login credentials for BC Digital Classroom are:

Username: 33student

Password: online15



EBSCO Explora




Gale Power Search

Use the blue menu bar at the top to target your search and filter your results by using the options on the right hand side.




NoveList Plus

A massive database of books that have reviews from quality sources such as School Library Journal, Booklist, Kirkus, and more.




GALE Canada in Context

A database focusing primarily on Canadian issues and topics.




GALE Science in Context

A database that provides access to full text articles related to biology, chemistry, physics, and other scientific  disciplines.




Know BC

A database that has access to articles specifically related to British Columbia.  The majority of the articles are curated from a collection of BC-related encyclopedias.




Global Issues in Context

Articles from an international perspective on a wide number of global issues and topics.




National Geographic Kids

A database of all the National Geographic Kids articles, books, magazines, and more.