Brampton Library Access

Access to these resources requires a Brampton Library card.

Gale PowerSearch

Gale PowerSearch is a multidisciplinary research and reference database providing access to a comprehensive collection of scholarly journals, periodicals, newspapers, and reference content.

Literature Criticism Online

Access an extensive collection of literary analysis spanning all time periods, genres, and regions of the world. Content includes tens of thousands of hard-to find essays, as well as scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals. Available 24/7 and accessible on any desktop or mobile device.

World Book Advanced

World Book Advanced is a resource designed for students grades 8 and up. This powerful reference tool provides a great research experience and includes encyclopedia, multimedia, online books, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search engine. Students can also benefit from research tools including a citation builder, dictionary, and resource guides.

World Book L'Encyclopédie Découverte

World Book L'Encyclopédie Découverte is a resource designed to give beginning French students a rewarding online learning experience. Includes thousands of easy-to-read articles, engaging images and illustrations, interactive games and activities, and teacher resources.

World Book Inventions & Discoveries

World Book Inventions & Discoveries is a resource designed to help students explore the impact of the inventions and discoveries that continue to shape our world today. Learn about advances in agriculture, engineering, communications, economics, manufacturing, the arts, astronomy, transportation, warfare, medicine, mathematics, and everyday items.

World Book Kids

World Book Kids is a resource designed to give younger students a rewarding online learning experience. Includes thousands of easy-to-read articles, engaging images and illustrations, interactive games and activities, and teacher resources.

World Book Living Green

World Book Living Green is a resource designed to help students explore important environmental issues and green living practices. Discover important current issues impacting our planet about efforts to reduce human impact. Includes activities and teacher resources to encourage critical thinking and help reinforce concepts of sustainable practices in everyday life.

World Book Student

World Book Student is a resource designed for elementary and middle school students. Access all the articles from the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles and multimedia. Students can also benefit from research tools including a citation builder, dictionary, and resource guides.


Open Access

Access to these resources is freely available online.

The Canadian Encyclopedia Online

Canada’s bilingual encyclopedia providing coverage on Canada’s people, places, events and things. Discover articles and multimedia items including images, maps, games, audio and video. Explore new features including curated content exhibits, interactive timelines, and a learning centre with classroom resources, quizzes and themed study guides.

CK-12

CK-12 is a website with free learning resources for students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 as well as parents, teachers, and schools. Discover learning modules and flexible textbooks for science, technology, engineering, math, history, and english.

Directory of Open Access Journals

Browse or search this comprehensive index of over 12,000 Open Access academic journals and periodicals covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, social science and humanities.

DK Find Out!

DK Find Out! Is an interactive website designed for children to learn about dinosaurs, space, animals, nature & more. Fun learning activities for kids with videos, quizzes & galleries.

Source It!

Peel District School Board’s website on how to cite works using APA, MLA and Chicago citation styles.

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