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Includes the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, an atlas and several almanacs
Calculators and Conversions
Converts over 164 currencies and three metals
Converts mass, power, pressure, speed, temperature and so much more
Dictionary and Thesaurus
Based on the print version of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition. Search the dictionary or the thesaurus.
Online verison of Roget's II: The New Thesaurus, 3rd Edition. Includes a dictionary and Word of the day.
Gives definitions, thesaurus entries, and etymology results
Search over 25,000 entries on a variety of topics
Over 20,000 articles written by expert contributors from across Canada. The Youth Encyclopedia, and the Encyclopedia of Music in Canada can also be searched from here.
Search over 51,000 entries from the current Sixth Edition
Geography and Maps
Access maps, directions and more
Use the atlas, browse through history with the maps of the day, and zoom in on high-resolution maps
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Source for credible health information. Includes health and safety topics, data and statistics and news and events.
Search diseases and conditions, drugs and supplements and find information on treatment options and healthy living
Created and maintained by the National Library of Medicine
Health information for women, men and children. Includes the latest headlines and top ten health topics
Find area codes in Canada and the United States
People search, business search, reverse lookup, area and ZIP codes
Search for passages, phrases, and proverbs by key word or browse index of authors or quotations
Search quotes by topic. Includes sections for motivational quotes, love quotes and literary quotes. Links to user discussion groups.