Research Toolkit

Find great books and more in our school library.  Ask library staff for usernames and passwords.


To start using EasyBibEDU enter the EasyBib EDU coupon code for Esquimalt High School: EsquiHSBC (Please note, this is NOT case sensitive.) Then create your account using your GAFE account.

Everything you need to get started is in this User Guide. If you need help or have a question,  email at

EncyclopediasReference & ReadingSpecial ReferenceCanadian ReferenceLibraries & Video
World Book AdvancedCanadian Points of View Reference CentreOur_School_Library_icon40x140
Canadian EncyclopediaStudent Resources in ContextWorldbook-timelinesCanada-in-context2Greater Victoria Public Library
KNOWBC The Leading Source of British Columbia InformationNoveList: Your guide to readingBiography in ContextDictionary of Canadian BiographyUniversity of Victoria Libraries
Enciclopedia Estudiantil HallazgosEBSCOLiteraryScience-in-context2Canadian Literary Reference CentreInternet Public Library: Information you can trust.
Ecyclopédie de L'Agora: Pour un monde durableEBSCOPoetry&ShortStoryConsumer Health CompleteCBC Digital ArchivesFeature films and documentaries
Wikipedia: The free encyclopedia that anyone can edit.Creative Commons: Find content you can share, use and remix.Infotopia: Trusted websites for students.Educationally relevant feature films for Canadian education.
Finding Reliable Information

Find Reliable Information in Our Library and Online

Gale Virtual Reference Library e-Reference Sources

HumanitiesSocial SciencesSciences
Ancient Civilizations Reference LibraryCanadian Parliamentary GuideAlternative Energy
Arts and Humanities Through the ErasDictionary of the Israeli-Palestinian ConflictChemical Compounds
Encyclopedia of PhilosophyEncyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim WorldGrzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia
Industrial Revolution Reference LibraryGovernments of the World: A Global Guide to Citizens' Rights and ResponsibilitiesNutrition and Well-Being A to Z
Major 21st-Century WritersInternational Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2008Science and Its Times
New Dictionary of the History of IdeasInternational Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 1968The Gale Encyclopedia of the Unusual and Unexplained
World Religions Reference LibraryJunior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian ProvincesUXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances
Political Theories for Students
Prejudice in the Modern World Reference Library

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