Research

Finding information can be easy and fun. Let us help you find what you need from the wealth of information at EPL.

These research guides will get you started and help you answer questions you have about:

Not finding your topic above? Search our Databases or use the links below.

EPL has a wide variety of current newspapers and magazines to help you keep up with current news, trends and ideas. You'll find our largest collection at the Stanley A. Milner Library downtown and smaller selections at each EPL location.

A to Z Newspapers and Magazines Index
We have more than 40,000 magazines and newspapers in our databases - and we have almost 100 databases! Our new A to Z tool helps you find which database includes specific magazines and newspapers.

Magazines:

Search for magazines in our catalogue by title or start by browsing an alphabetical list of magazines on our shelves - more than 1,500 titles.

Newspapers:

Search for newspapers in our catalogue by title or start by browsing an alphabetical list of newspapers on our shelves - approximately 70 subscriptions.

The Stanley A. Milner Library has a wide selection of Canadian telephone books from across the country including British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Fredericton, Halifax, Prince Edward Island, Eastern Newfoundland and Northwest Territories/Nunavut.

Try these online directories to find people worldwide:

  • Telus Phone Book - Business/Yellow Pages and Residential/White Pages for across Canada
  • Canada 411 - Business and residential listings for across Canada
  • Yellowpages.ca - Find businesses in Edmonton and across Canada

Reverse Lookup - Enter an address or phone number to find out the name that goes with it:

International Directories:

Note: We only have access to information that is publically available. We're not able to find people with unlisted private telephone numbers or addresses.


 

Evaluating Information

The Internet offers information from a wide range of sources – anyone can publish something on the web. Because of this, it’s essential to evaluate the information you find to ensure it comes from the best and most reliable source.

For information on evaluating websites, check out the University of Alberta’s Evaluation Criteria Checklist.