Whether your passion is oceanography, earth science or astrophysics, these resources will help you keep up with the latest developments in the ever-changing world of science.

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Library Databases

Academic Search Elite

Articles from scholarly journals in nearly every academic discipline. Excellent for students and researchers.

Auto Repair Source

Do-it-yourself repair manual for cars, trucks, vans and SUVs, with information on thousands of domestic and imported vehicles from 1974 to present. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (EOM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labour estimates, service bulletins and recalls and more. 

Directory of Open Access Journals

Find full text research papers and reviews from open source peer-reviewed journals all subject areas. 

PLOS Public Library of Science

PLOS, a nonprofit publisher dedicated to open research communication, provides more than 33,000 articles on science and medicine, with 90,000+ contributors involved in the peer review process.

Science Online

Offers a comprehensive, curriculum-oriented overview in all areas of science and math. Content is organized by subject area and type of resource, such as diagrams, timelines and videos. 

On the Shelf

Inventors -- Biography

Creative people who changed the world.

Natural History -- Canada

Natural landscapes and wild animals of Canada.

Science and Civilization

How science has shaped civilization.

On the Web

Citizen Science Alliance

A collaboration of scientists, software developers and educators who manage internet-based citizen science projects in order to further science itself, and the public understanding of both science and of the scientific process. Projects include Galaxy Zoo, Hubble, Old Weather, Planet Hunters and Whale FM.


Join the international network of birders who contribute to science and conservation by recording the birds you see and sharing sightings. Audubon and Cornell Lab of Ornithology's eBird project aims to maximize the utility and accessibility of the vast numbers of bird observations made each year by recreational and professional bird watchers. It is amassing one of the largest and fastest growing biodiversity data resources in existence. 


Home of high impact scientific and medical information in print and online. Includes journals, online databases, and services across the life, physical, chemical and applied sciences and clinical medicine.

Nature Watch

A community that engages all Canadians in collecting scientific information on nature to understand our changing environment. Some projects involve making observations in the field and uploading the results. Current topics include frogs, plants, ice and worms. 

New Scientist

An authoritative resource that covers the latest big ideas and developments from all areas of space, science and technology.

Science Daily

Read the latest science news here. You can also scan recent headlines by topic or subscribe to custom newsfeeds.


Stay up to date on recent developments in the world of technology with news and articles from Wired magazine.


The largest and most popular platform for "people-powered" research. New discoveries, datasets useful to the wider research community, and many publications have come out of Zooniverse projects.