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What are reference books?
What are background sources?
Background sources are sources that provide you with information such as key facts, subject overviews, and definitions. They are a great starting point for your research. Encyclopedias are an example of a background source.
Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada
"In this atlas, you will find outstanding reference maps of Indigenous Canada, as well as a section devoted to Truth and Reconciliation, including detailed pages on many aspects of the topic with contemporary and historical photography, maps and more."
The Canadian Encyclopedia
The Canadian Encyclopedia provides accurate, updated information about Canada's people and our country.
Britannica Online Academic
Contains the Encyclopedia Britannica as well as magazine and journal articles written by experts.
World Book Online
Provides access to the World Book Encyclopedia, as well as an atlas, dictionary, and timelines. Contains articles on First Nations groups of Canada and America.
Contains the Encyclopedia of British Columbia