Library Services

Library Specialist:  Mrs. Unicomb

Hours:  Monday and Tuesday (8:00-2:15)
 
Looking for a Novel?  Researching an Assignment?

Before you Google, check out your library resources:

To search for books from school or home, please access:   WCC Library Catalog
 
Tip: The catalogue will not auto-correct spelling, so ensure everything’s spelled correctly when you search for a book. 
 
If you would like to make a request, or you have a donation or a suggestion for library purchases,
Please contact:  Mrs. Unicomb at unicombl@ccrsb.ca 

 

We don't have it, check out the Public Library!

Colchester-East Hants Regional Library - http://cehlibrary.ednet.ns.ca/ 

 

EBSCOhost Databases (username: central – password: colchester)

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EBSCOhost  provides access to several academic research databases

(electronic collections of journals, magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias, and reference books).

One search will scan hundreds of thousands of recent, reliable, full-text articles and images on a wide variety of topics.

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Canadian Points of View – provides balanced information on hundreds of current controversial issues.

For each topic there is an overview, point, counterpoint, a Critical Thinking Guide, and links to thousands of related articles.

Canadian Reference Center - ideal for projects with a Canadian focus.

This database consists of leading Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books.

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Student Research Centerdesigned for students in grades 6-12.

Browse databases by topic heading, make use of an online dictionary and encyclopedia, and explore top searches of the day. 

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History Reference Center – the world’s most comprehensive full text history reference database designed for secondary schools.    

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Literary Reference Centerprovides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. 

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Science Reference Center – provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content.

 

Gale Virtual Reference Library

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A collection of full text e-books on the topics of science, literature, and history.

You can browse topics using the Table of Contents for each book, or search using keywords. 

This resource is a great starting point for research projects. 

 

Canadian Atlas – http://atlas.nrcan.gc.ca
Colchester-East Hants Regional Library - http://cehlibrary.ednet.ns.ca/
Family Literacy – http://www.abc-canada.org
Government of Canada – http://www.gc.ca
KidsClick - http://www.kidsclick.org (web search for kids by librarians)
Media Awareness Network – http://www.media-awareness.ca