Electronic encyclopedias & dictionaries
This is a selection of online encyclopedias. Browse the reference shelves in the Education Curriculum Collection or search the Primo Library Catalogue for other encyclopedias, handbooks, and dictionaries.
- Encyclopedia of Education Law
- Encyclopedia of Children, Adolescents, and the Media
- Encyclopedia of Evaluation
- Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration
- Encyclopedia of the Social and Cultural Foundations of Education
There may be some eBooks in the following electronic book portals that have not been entered into the Primo Library Catalogue yet. The portals also have customized searching features.
|American History in Video||Video collection for the study of American history.|
|CARMA||Live and recorded webcasts on research methods and analysis. Requires log in.|
|CBC Digital Archives||CBC radio and television news clips, interviews, and more, documenting numerous aspects of Canadian life and history. Includes excerpts from the classic documentary series, This Hour Has Seven Days|
|Education in Video||Collection of videos about topics in training and education, including classroom footage.|
|Filmakers Library Online||Video collection of over 900 documentaries for humanities and social sciences.|
|Films On Demand||Streaming video collection for the humanities and social sciences.|
|Literature Online (LION)||Full text of more than 350,000 works in English, American and Canadian literature. Please logout when finished|
|Moving Image Archive||Thousands of videos ranging from classic full-length movies, to daily alternative news broadcasts, to user-uploaded videos of every genre.|
|Music Online||Streaming audio and video plus scores and reference works.|
|NFB.ca||Thousands of documentaries, animations, and alternative dramas. Laurier Public Performance Rights paid for.|
|Theatre in Video||Video collection of plays and film documentaries.|
This is a small selection of useful material for teaching found on the web.
- Canada: A People's History This web site is based on the CBC TV series. It includes a time-line, audio-visual downloads and a bibliography and reading list for each episode.
- Haudenosaunee guide for Educators (from the Smithsonian)
- OISE is currently digitizing the curriculum and regulations portion of our Ontario Historical Education Collections. It is not yet complete but worth a look https://archive.org/details/ongovedudocs
- Ontario Curriculum Documents (includes exemplars)
- Ontario Native Literacy Coalition