Web Reference

Acronyms & Abbreviations

Acronym Finder 
Dictionary of Abbreviations   
Text Messaging Abbreviations (Webopedia) 
Smiley Faces and Emoticons



Biography

Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online - Canadians deceased from 1000-1930 
Biography.com  
Canadian Who's Who



Bookstores Online

Amazon.com
Barnes & Noble 
Chapters.Indigo.ca
Douglas Students' Union Book Exchange - see listings for titles 



Bus Schedules

Translink Bus Schedules - Lower mainland, British Columbia



Calculators

Basic Math Calculator
Calculators Online Center - Martindale's 
Distance Calculator
Inflation Calculator - Bank of Canada  
3-Way Percent Calculator - calculates different percentage problems



Canada

Canada Year Book
The Canadian Encyclopedia Online
Canadian Heritage - resources on Canadian history, people, places etc. 
National Symbols - symbols of Canada 
CBC Digital Archives - over 5000 radio and television clips, updated weekly



Citizenship

Citizenship Test - Douglas College 
Canadian Citizenship Practice Test - Richmond Public Library 
Citizenship and Immigration Canada
Discover Canada: The rights and responsibilities of Citizenship - study guide
Thesaurus.com



Directories

Canada 411: reverse phone look-up; reverse address
Canada Post - postal code information 
Universal Postal Union - worldwide postal code information 



Ebooks

Ebooks



eReaders

eReaders - West Vancouver Memorial Library 
Choosing an e-book reader
 - Burnaby Public Library 


Encyclopedias

Canadian Encyclopedia Online
Encyclopedia of British Columbia 
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia 
Wikipedia



Images

Image Collection (EBSCO)
NYPL Digital Gallery
American Memory
Editorial cartoons - Simon Fraser University 
Published in Canadian newspapers between 1952 and present. 
Encyclopedia of Life
Image Gallery - Virtual Museum of Canada
Smithsonian Galaxy of Images
Yale Digital Commons



Maps & Atlases

The Atlas of Canada
Map Quest
Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection - University of Texas
World Maps - Oxford Reference Online
Google Maps
CIA World Fact Book



News & Newspapers

Canadian Newsstand - Canadian newspaper database
BBC News 
Canada Newswire
CBC
CNN
The Globe and Mail
National Post
The New York Times
The Province
The Tyee
Vancouver Sun
Google News Archive 



Quotations

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations - Columbia University 



Search Engines

Google
Google Scholar
Google Books
Bing
Yahoo!



Textbooks

Douglas Students' Union Book Exchange - see listings for titles



Theses

Theses Canada 
Use the advanced search feature to search for full text Canadian theses. 



Translation

Babel Fish
Dictionary.com Translator



Universities & Colleges

Education Planner - guide to post-secondary education in BC 
Schoolfinder.com - Canadian university and college information 
BCcampus
BC Transfer Guide - credit transfer information for BC colleges and universities 
Provincial Examinations - includes sample exams for grades 10, 11 and 12 
Student Aid BC



Weather

Vancouver 5 Day Weather Forecast - Environment Canada 
The Weather Network
Weather Office - Canadian Weather
Yahoo Weather Forecasts
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Last Updated: 2018-07-03 2:00:59 PM