Canadian Periodical Index Quarterly(CPIQ)

Canadian articles. Including The Record, The Chronicle, Globe & Mail, Macleans

General OneFile

The source for virtually every popular, business and professional topic. Mainstream and specialized sources.


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Academic OneFile

Peer-reviewed articles  

Our Ontario

Search Waterloo Public Library’s historical photos collection at Our Ontario.


Your source for "what to read next" recommendations and reading lists.

Consumer Reports

Before you buy, check the Consumer Reports and Car Buying Guides. Includes Canadian coverage.

Career Cruising

Online career guidance and planning tools for people of all ages.

CBC Curio, BBC & National Geographic

Access to TV and radio documentaries, news reports, archival material, and much more. To access the User Guide and login code, PDF iconclick here.

Health and Wellness Resource Centre

For trusted medical information

Ideas Roadshow

The world's most creative thinkers in video interviews and downloadable MP3s.

Health & Wellness Academic

Nursing and medical journals, consumer health magazines and more.

Chilton Auto Repair

Repair information for thousands of year, make and model combinations.

Virtual Reference Library

Encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.