Databases

Library Databases

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Canadian Encyclopedia

A comprehensive, objective and accurate source of information for students, readers and scholars on Canadian people, places and events. Includes articles, biographies, timelines and more.

Canadian Newsstream (formerly Canadian Newsstand)

This full text database includes the complete available electronic backfile for most major Canadian newspapers, including The Vancouver Sun, The Province and The Globe & Mail, as well as local papers such as the North Shore News.

Classical Music Library

Listen online to over one million tracks of classical music. Coverage includes music written from the earliest times (e.g. Gregorian Chant) to the present, including many contemporary composers. Repertoire ranges from vocal and choral music, to chamber, orchestral, solo instrumental, and opera. You can even create your own playlist.

ComicsPlus

Access to thousands of digital graphic novels and comics. View titles through your web browser on any computer, tablet or smartphone with an Internet connection. You must have a West Vancouver Memorial Library barcode to access. 

ComicsPlus Users Guide

Consumer Reports

Find reliable reviews and ratings for common household appliances, electronics, automobiles and other products. Find "Canadian Ratings" once you search for a product (as indicated by a red maple leaf) or use the "Canadian Extra" link at the bottom of the website.