Canadian Encyclopedia is presented free of charge by Historica with the aid of its partners and the generous support of Heritage Canada. The site contains the complete text of the Canadian Encyclopedia in English and French, the text of the Junior Encyclopedia of Canada (in English only).

Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online is an online database of people who played an important role in the formation of what is now Canada. Explore the history of Canada's inhabitants and their culture through this resource.

Encyclopedia Britannica is a freely-available, online version of the print edition. Browse hundreds of thousands of articles, biographies, videos, images, and websites through this interface.

MasterFILE Premier has more than 1,700 full-text, general and multi-disciplinary reference publications dating to 1975. Covers general reference, business, health, education and science. Full-text reference books, biographies, primary sources, photos, maps and flags.

Online Reference Centre a collection of curricular-aligned, authoritative digital resources licenced for use by all Albertans. Aimed at K-12 students, their parents, and school staff.  It includes audio, videos, pictures, text translation, citation tools, language learning tools, and access to journals such as Walrus, National Geographic, National Geographic Kids, Men’s Health, and Maclean’s.

Public library staff and patrons need to login a password. Contact Chinook Arch Public Services or ORC Coordinator, Jamie Davis, (780-414-0805 x229) to receive login credentials. Visit the ORC Support Site for additional information.

Oxford Dictionaries is the free site that offers a complete,current English dictionary, grammar guidance, puzzles and games, a language blog, and up-to-date bilingual dictionaries in French, German, Italian, and Spanish.