The Hodgins Library subscribes to several databases to assist students and teachers with their research needs. Databases are accessible both on and off campus. For login usernames and passwords, visit the library. To access the database, click on the the links below.
Ebsco: Ebsco is suitable for students in Grades 9-12 and gives you access to several different academic databases for research.
JSTOR: JSTOR is suitable for students in Grades 10-12 and gives you access to scholarly articles and journals in the Humanities and Sciences.
JSTOR Global Plants: Global plants is the world's largest database of digitized plant specimens and is an excellent resource for international scientific research and collaboration.
Canadian Points of View: Canadian Points of View contains resources including articles, images and videos that are relevant to Canadian researchers and Canadian topics. With over 150 topics, each topic provides an overview text, a point text , a counterpoint text and a guide to critical analysis.
Novelist Plus: A database for book lovers that will give you book recommendations based on your reading preferences. It includes reviews, book lists and genre guides.
Literary Reference Center and Canadian Literary Centre: This database includes plot summaries, literary criticism articles and essays, author biographies, reviews, literary journals, poems, short stories and classic novels from thousands of Canadian and Literary sources.
Consumer Health Complete: This database includes information on many topics including medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.
Poetry and Short Story Reference Center: This database is a fulltext database that provides access to hundreds of thousands of classic and contemporary poems, short stories, articles, essays and reviews.
Canadian Periodicals: This database provides access to Canadian and Canadian focused articles, periodicals, magazines and newspapers.
Global Issues in Context: Global Issues in Context is a database of articles, periodicals and primary sources offering international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues and topics.
World Book Online: World Book Online offers digital access to the World Book Encyclopedias, as well as dictionaries and atlases all connected to school curriculum.
Churchill Archive: The Churchill Archive gives you access to thousands of primary documents connected to the life and political career of Winston Churchill. There is also a large collection of secondary source articles, as well. The login information for this resource is different than our other databases please see your teacher librarians for the login information.
Points to the Past: Points to the Past gives you access to primary source historical documents from a broad range of time periods and from several different databases. Points to the Past has been generously provided free of cost to BC school to be used for research and teaching purposes in a joint venture between University of Victoria Libraries, University of British Columbia Libraries and Simon Fraser University Libraries in collaboration with Gale.
Library and Archives Canada: Library and Archives Canada provides you access to primary and secondary source documents and articles curated by the Canadian government. A good source for census information, Canadian history and current Canadian issues.