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Welcome to the McBride Centennial Library Learning Commons: Research Links

Encyclopedias - Contains general knowledge information about a topic




Gale Resources - Curated factual and opinion articles from different resources

GALE Global Issues in Context

GALE Global Issues in Context helps you understand current events and provides a portal to articles on those issues

GALE Science in Context

Science in Context is an engaging online resource providing contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. By integrating authoritative, curriculum-aligned reference content with headlines and videos, Science in Context draws students into the subject matter, showing how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues, from weather patterns to obesity.

GALE Canada in Context

Canada in Context spans the North American continent to deliver a full range of country-specific topics (including First Nations and the government of Canada) as well as information on technology, sports, industry, and more delivered from a Canadian perspective. Its continuously updated resources provide ongoing benefits for students anywhere conducting research on Canadian topics.

GALE Power Search

Discover a great collection of articles from thousands of Gale resources – magazines, journals, newspapers and books along with videos, images and podcast content – all brought to you by your library


Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources is an interdisciplinary Web portal for environmental and sustainability studies, available in participating libraries in North American and elsewhere. It is a valuable asset for any student, researcher or teacher focused on the field of environmental and sustainability studies, offering impressive assets in academic journals, news, video, statistics, primary source documents and case studies.







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