eResources by Subject
Resources Requiring Login (Library card and password)
Gale Virtual Reference Library - Gale Virtual Reference Library contains the following eBooks: Drugs and Controlled Substances: Information for Students,Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, Encyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology,Environmental Encyclopedia, The Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, The Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders, The Encyclopedia of Surgery, New Catholic Encyclopedia, Terrorism Reference Library, and VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever.
Open Resources (no login required)
Access to Information & Privacy
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) - For British Columbia: What are my information and privacy rights under FIPPA?
Access to Information and Privacy - From the Government of Canada. Resources on Canadian laws and policies concerning access to information and privacy.
Discover Canada - Online version of the government booklet containing information on and the citizenship test and becoming a Canadian citizen.
MLA Finder - Look up Members of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia.
Virtual Citizenship Resource Centre - Built on Service Canada, this site guides individuals in obtaining Canadian citizenship faster by providing 1-on-1 individual guidance, live online workshops for discussions and questions, as well as online study materials such as notes, quizzes, and videos
Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs - Includes land claims information.
Native Web - Resources for Indigenous Cultures around the World.
Aboriginal Canada Portal - Presented by the Government of Canada and Aboriginal organizations. Aims to enable Aboriginal people to locate, discuss and share information as well as increase awareness of their heritage and achievements. Includes resources, contacts, information, and government programs and services.
First Nations Information Project - Canadian First Nations organizations, economic development, community planning, self-government, education.
Community Social Planning Council - Leads social, economic and environmental planning in the Capital Regional District.
Pov.net - A searchable website on poverty, advocates and community groups who are involved in anti-poverty work.
Street Survival Guide - Created by the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness, the Greater Victoria Street Survival Guide is a one-stop resource for those experiencing (or at risk of) homelessness in Victoria. Condensed PDF version
Beliefnet - One of the internet's most popular spirituality/religion websites.
Finding God in Cyberspace - A Guide to Religious Studies Resources on the Internet.
Buddhanet - From the Buddha Dharma Education Association, Inc. (Australia). an extensive database of articles on Buddhism, worldwide directory of Buddhist centres and an eBook library.