Birds of the World is a powerful research database and digital encyclopedia that brings together content from Birds of North America, The Handbook of Birds of the World, Neotropical Birds and Bird Families of the World. Containing 10,721 species accounts, 21,000 colour illustrations and tens of thousands of photos, videos and sound recordings, Birds of the World is a perfect resource for ornithologists and bird-lovers.
Science & Technology
Access the standards of the CSA (Canadian Standards Association) through the CSA OnDemand™ platform. You can read the full text of the standard in all its detail, including historical standard editions and standards in both French and English editions where available.
To access the CSA Standards library, you must click on CSA OnDemand™ at the top of the CSA homepage.
Please Note: As of January 2021, all standards are View Access Only and can no longer be downloaded as PDFs. View Access Only does allow for a Web View mode in your mobile device browser.
Supporting research in Health Studies, this resource provides access to more than 2,500 full-text periodicals, reference books, pamphlets and hundreds of videos demonstrating medical procedures and live surgeries. Formats also include newspapers, journals and newsletters, with some publications available in original French.
Watch the Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine tutorial to learn more about this resource.
Find detailed information about the safety of a wide variety of materials. Now with an improved layout for easier access to safety data sheets and a convenient one-click access to a separate archive of WHMIS 1988 data sheets. The platform is available in English and in French.
Download the CCOHS Safe Work app to access 120+ tip sheets, infographics, videos and other guidance, in English and French. Search by topic or type, save your favourites and share with colleagues. Once the app is downloaded to your device, you don’t need an internet connection to run it. You can use the app in remote areas and manufacturing shop floors where connectivity may be unreliable.
This resource includes 45,000+ eBook titles and more than 3,500 videos on essential technology and business. It includes technology eBooks, videos and streaming audiobooks from the current year and previous two years, and business eBooks, videos and streaming audiobooks from the current year and previous three years. Each year, new content is added and the oldest year of material is removed to present you with a rich and growing foundation of timely information on business and technology topics. The platform is easy to use. You just click and start reading! No downloads or checkouts are required.
This is the online version of the famous blue drug book the CPS (Compendium of Pharmaceuticals and Specialties) - one of the standard drug reference tools in Canada. It contains monographs for drugs, vaccines, natural health products and medical devices approved by Health Canada.
Please Note: This is a very limited license so please logout as soon as you are finished!
Science Reference Center features authoritative content to meet all your science research needs. It contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images. With more than 1,000 science experiments and more than 2,000 science videos, Science Reference Center allows students and science researchers to explore everything from health and medicine to mathematics, physics, scientists, technology and wildlife.
Watch the Science Reference Center tutorial to learn more about this resource.