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General Resources

​​​​The following resources are good jumping off points - finding general information about your topic before diving deep. General ​statistics and facts are also given.​​

​​Google Scholar

TED: Ideas worth spreading - new research and ideas presented through video and by accredited speakers

CK 12​- online courses and learning support on science, math, social studies, and photography​

Khan Academy - free online courses and learning support on math, science, computing, arts & humanities, economics & finance, and more

Winnipeg Public Library Database Collections - must have library card in order to access these resources.

EBSCOhost - access provided by the WPL, must have a library card in order to access.

RefSeek - a reference directory; gives lists of websites based on which topic you choose.

InfoPlease - provides quick information on various topics.

Statistics Canada - statistics on all things Canadian.

U.S. Census Bureau - statistics on the American people.

Census Canada​ - statistics on Canadian people.

CIA World Factbook - statistics and information on every nation in the world.

The Canadian Encyclopedia - provides information on all things Canadian.

Dictionary of Canadian Biography​ - information on the lives of all notable Canadians.

Encyclopedia of World Biography - information on the lives of notable people from around the world.

Smithsonian Encyclopedia - information on various different subjects.

Cambridge Dictionary - dictionary of the English Language provided by Cambridge University.

Merriam-Webster Dictionary - ​dictionary of the English Language


Note: You can use Wikipedia​, however use it only to see their References section, and use those sources as your jumping off point - not Wikipedia itself.

​​​University of Manitoba Resources Access:​​​​

You can search their catalogue here​​ or their subject guides here​, however to see the physical materials you will have to either go the library​​ in person, or send the information to Analeigh Novak, in which she can send in an inter-library loan request.​​​