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Student Resource Centre: Canadian Edition’s content places the focus where it belongs — on Canada. It combines premier content from Student Resource CenterGold, CPI Q, Gale references and uniquely Canadian content — written by Canadians and adhering to Canadian Provincial Standards — that makes it the perfect resource for students in every province.

Premier reference titles include:

  • Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces
  • Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces
  • Native North American Almanac
  • Discovering Authors Canadian Edition
  • Contemporary Canadian Artists
  • Contemporary Canadian Authors
  • Contemporary Canadian Biographies
  • Contemporary Canadian Musicians
  • Canadian Parliamentary Guide/Parlementaire Canadien
  • And more

Student Resource Centre: Canadian Edition also includes nearly 530 full-text magazines, academic journals and newspapers including:

  • The Globe and Mail
  • Maclean's
  • Alberta History
  • Beaver: Exploring Canada’s History
  • Canada and the World Backgrounder
  • Essays on Canadian Writing
  • CineAction
  • Sports Illustrated Canada
  • Teacher Librarian
  • Etc. Montreal
  • Time (Canada)
  • Toronto Life
  • Queen’s Quarterly
  • Canadian Geographer
  • Canadian Parliamentary Review/Revue parlementaire Canadienne
  • And more

With an emphasis on Canadian content, people and events, Student Resource Centre: Canadian Edition provides one-click access to such topics as:

  • Alberta
  • Margaret Atwood
  • Canadian history
  • Canadian native peoples
  • Canadian writers
  • French-speaking Canada
  • Inuit
  • Stephen Harper
  • Rohinton Mistry
  • Quebec Independence Movement
  • World War II
  • And more

Among the nearly 700 biographies on key Canadian figures — many created exclusively for Student Resource Centre: Canadian Edition — students will find:

  • David Thompson
  • Sir John A MacDonald
  • Nellie McClung
  • Rene Levesque
  • David Suzuki
  • Peter Easton
  • Roberta Bondar
  • Marshall McLuhan
  • John Molson
  • And more

In addition to the exclusive biographies, Student Resource Centre: Canadian Edition is home to original essays on topics such as:

  • Canadian Industry
  • Science and Technology in Canada
  • Health Canada
  • Sports in Canada
  • Canada at War
  • The Alberta Oil Sands
  • The Film industry in British Colombia
  • Canada ’s International Trade Relations
  • Environmentalism in Canada
  • The Arts in Canada
  • And more

In summary, Student Resource Centre: Canadian Edition includes:

  • More than 540 volumes of reference works
  • More than 60,000 biographies, criticisms, essays and overviews
  • Thousands of primary source documents including diary entries, letters, recordings and more
  • Hundreds of plays and poems widely studied by students
  • More than 20,500 photographs, maps and graphics (and access to more than 880 million images via Google Image Search capabilities)
  • Hundreds of audio and video clips
  • Podcasts from the CBC, National Public Radio and more
  • Nearly 530 full-text magazines, academic journals and newspapers (updated daily and with back files from 1980)
  • Document translator that allows students to translate any document into French, Spanish, Japanese, German, Italian, Portuguese, simplified Chinese and Korean
  • An interface that can be displayed in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese (with more languages to be added)

View the entire Student Resource Centre: Canadian Edition title list.

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