The Canadian Encyclopedia
A comprehensive and reliable research tool for anyone looking for information on any Canadian topic. With full encyclopedia entries and a keyword search function, this online resource easy for anyone to use.
This informative website provides information for students and teachers about what plagiarism is and how to avoid it. It also includes information on how to properly cite sources and write a bibliography.
Virtual Reference Library
With a focus on Canadian and Ontario information, the Virtual Reference Library contains librarian-selected websites, ensuring the best quality information. The site allows you to search by subject or keyword and is an ideal resource for students.
Internet Public Library
The teen version of IPL provides information that is age appropriate for high school students. It is a great reference resource for any school assignment!
Audio Book Cloud (Tumble Talking Books)
AudioBookCloud allows you to listen to your favorite audio books with just a click of a button. There are 1, 000 titles in the collection including fiction, non-fiction, classics and Spanish language. These books are always available, never on hold, and no need to download.
This website is designed for tweens and teens to help them find age-appropriate reading material. It provides synopses and reviews, as well as searching by author, title, age and genre.
If you’re looking for your next great read, NoveList is a fantastic resource. It is a fiction database that provides reviews, author read-alikes and book discussion guides for over 135, 000 fiction titles.
This is a great website that has author biographies, reviews and information on new releases specifically for teens.
Gnoosic is a unique tool that allows users to input their favourite music, movies or books and receive a list of recommendations based on the information they provided.
Education and Jobs
This database has been designed to help students and others plan their future. Users are able to access hundreds of job profiles that include job descriptions, working conditions, education and training, earnings, and links to related occupations and other resources.
Provided by the Ontario government, this website provides teens with information related to education, finding a job and healthy lifestyle choices.
Canada’s Education Savings and Student Financial Aid Resource
Provided by the government of Canada, this website provides youth with resources regarding post-secondary education, including finding the right school for you and applying for student loans.
Ontario Summer Jobs Program
For students aged 15 to 30, this Ontario government website provides you with the resources to help you find a summer job. It also provides information on post-secondary education.
Health and Wellness
Teen Health and Wellness
Teen Health and Wellness is a comprehensive database that allows teens (and those who care about teens) to research health-related issues important to their well-being. It’s both a research/report tool and a self-help resource.