To search all of the databases visit the Gale Research Portal, and remember to visit your library for more help!
You can now download documents directly into your Google Drive! Simply click the “download” option in the toolbox to the right of the article you wish to save.
Teachers may also share resources with students through Google classroom. In addition, the “In Context” databases are aligned to the Ontario curriculum. Teachers may choose a subject strand, browse through related articles, and upload to their classroom.
What is an online database?
Online databases are collections of academic articles, periodicals, e-books and newspapers. Having access to online databases is no different than having a well stocked library collection at your fingertips.
“Why can’t I just use Google for my research?”
This is a question we hear most often. While there is nothing wrong with using Google, there are times when searching academic databases gives you better results.
Where can I get help using a database?
Searching a database is different from searching the Internet. Below are some of our most requested help sheets and video tutorials. All "In Context" databases, Canada in Context, Science in Context and Research in Context, work the same so they are grouped together below.
Remember to visit your library if you require further assistance.