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Reference Links

Research Resources

Beginning your research
Use the following resources to gain valuable background knowledge and to generate interesting questions before finalizing a topic.

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How to use it
L4U

Search for resources in Sheldon Library. Search by subject, title, author, or series. Not available at home.

username: XSHE    (must be all in capital letters)

password: ipac

Search recently published information found in magazines and journals. You can choose between searching all databases or only those you need. Only available if you have a Regina Public Library Access Code.

Proquest

Search recently published information found in magazines or journals. 

Encyclopedia of Saskachewan

Search for information on Saskatchewan from First Nations to geography, education and much more.

RPL Databases Search the Regina Public Library's databases including Opposing Viewpoints. You need to get a library card and pin number in order to access these from home.
Automotive Repair Reference Centre Contains information on auto repair and major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, with repair information for most vintage makes starting as far back as 1945.
Canadian Points of View   On this list, scroll down to "Canadian Points of View".Search multiple points of view on topics with a Canadian focus. Available at home from the Regina Public Library.

Current events
Use these resources to find out about our rapidly changing world.

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How to use it
CBC.ca

Check this site for regional, Canadian, and international news.

Library Press Display

 Newspapers from 97 countries in 54 languages. Available at home throught the Regina Public Library.

Google News

Check this site for the latest Regina, Saskatchewan, Canadian, and World news.

   

Google Earth
Download required

See the Earth like you've never seen it before. Zoom in on your house! Create dynamic presentations or plan a trip. Google Earth is easy to use and fun! For more ideas, click here.

Presenting your ideas
Looking for a new way to present your research? Try these tools.

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How to use it

Blogger

Express yourself through a weblog. Add music, photos, and video to your words.

Your posts can be searched through Technorati or subscribed to through

RSS readers like Bloglines .

My Simple Show

Create your own simple show explainer video in minutes.
Prezi  This site will assist you in making dynamic presentations.