Databases in My Giant Search

Your library has an extensive collection of databases, filled with reliable information.  These databases are accessible through "My Giant Search". 

The databases are organized into the following subjects.  Click on a subject to see which databases are included.

Biography Environment
Books and Literature Health
Business and Careers Kids
Con College and LU Local History and Genealogy
Do It Yourself Magazines and Newspapers
eBooks Music and Media
Encyclopedias and General Science and Technology

 

Biography

  • Academic OneFile
  • Biography in Context
  • Canadian Reference Centre
  • CPI-Q
  • Encyclopedia Britannica
  • Expanded Academic ASAP
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • General Reference Centre Gold
  • GreenFile
  • Legal Trac
  • Literary Reference Centre PLUS
  • Literature Criticism Online
  • Literature Resource Centre
  • MasterFile Complete

Books and Literature

  • Academic OneFile
  • Biography in Context
  • CPI-Q
  • eAudiobooks on EBSCOhost
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • Expanded Academic ASAP
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • hoopla (click to access from anywhere -- you'll need your Library Card number and PIN)
  • Literary Reference Centre PLUS
  • Literature Criticism Online
  • Literature Resource Centre
  • NoveList
  • NoveList K-8
  • OverDrive (click to access from anywhere -- you'll need your Library Card number and PIN)
  • TumbleBooks 
    • *NOTE:  loging in with your Library card number is now required for using Tumblebooks outside of Library locations. 

Business and Careers

  • Biography in Context
  • Canadian Business and Current Affairs
  • Canadian Reference Centre
  • Career Cruising
  • CPI-Q Canadian Periodical Index
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • InfoCanada Canadian Businesses
  • PCensus

 Con College and LU

  • Confederation College Paterson Learning Commons Online Catalogue
  • Lakehead University Chancellor Paterson Library Online Catalogue

Do It Yourself

  • Auto Repair Reference Centre
  • Chilton Auto Repair
  • Home Improvement Reference Centre
  • Small Engine Repair Reference Centre
  • Transparent Languages

eBooks

  • eAudiobooks on EBSCOhost
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • Literature Criticism Online
  • OverDrive (click to access from anywhere -- you'll need your Library Card number and PIN)
  • TumbleBooks
    • *NOTE:   loging in with your Library card number is now required for using Tumblebooks outside of Library locations. 
  • Zinio eMagazines

Encyclopedias and General

  • Biography in Context
  • Canadian Reference Centre
  • Encylopedia Britannica
  • Expanded Academic ASAP
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • LegalTrac
  • MasterFILE Premier

Environment

  • Academic OneFile
  • CPI-Q
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • GreenFile 

Health

  • Academic OneFile
  • AltHealthWatch
  • Consumer Health Complete
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • Teen Health and Wellness (click to access from anywhere -- login not required)

Kids

  • Encyclopedia Britannica
  • Explora
  • hoopla (click to access from anywhere)
  • Kids InfoBits
  • NoveList K-8
  • OverDrive (click to access from anywhere)
  • PebbleGo  (click to access from anywhere, login not required)
  • TumbleBooks (click to access from anywhere, login not required)
    • *NOTE:  logging in with your Library card is now required for using Tumblebooks outside of Library locations. 

Local History and Genealogy 

Magazines and Newspapers

  • Academic OneFile
  • Canadian Business and Current Affairs
  • Canadian Periodical Index Quarterly (CPIQ)
  • Canadian Reference Centre
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • Gateway to Northwestern Ontario History
  • MasterFILE Complete
  • Zinio eMagazines

Music and Media

  • Academic OneFile
  • Biography Resource Centre
  • hoopla
  • Naxos Music Library -- video overview of Naxos Music Library on YouTube
    • if you're using the Naxos Music Library App, you'll need this activation code:  TBPLNMLpaid10DTV
  • OverDrive (click to access from anywhere -- you'll need your Library Card number and PIN to log in to the site)

Science and Technology

  • Academic OneFile
  • Canadian Business and Current Affairs
  • Canadian Reference Centre
  • Encyclopeida Britannica
  • Expanded Academic ASAP
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • General Reference Center Gold
  • GreenFile
  • MasterFile Complete