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New Science & Environment Resources for the Virtual Library

Friday, January 13th, 2012 | new resources, Virtual Library

We are pleased to announce the addition of two new research databases to the WRDSB Virtual Library. These resources integrate great scope and depth of materials into interfaces that engage novice users and experienced researchers alike.

greenr lg New Science & Environment Resources for the Virtual LibraryGREENR: GREENR is an interdisciplinary resource for exploring environmental and sustainability topics. It combines news, unique commentary, audio, video, primary source documents, images, conference reports, statistics, reference and journal sources into topic portals. GREENR can be found on the Secondary One-Stop and Secondary by Subject pages of the Virtual Library.

science in context New Science & Environment Resources for the Virtual LibraryScience in Context: This database delivers full-text articles from a large selection of newspapers, magazines and journals. The strength of this interface is that it integrates these authoritative sources with today’s headlines, showing how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues. Science in Context can be found on the Secondary by Subject page of the Virtual Library.

Gale Virtual Reference Library Gets a New Look!

GVRL5 lg New Science & Environment Resources for the Virtual LibraryThe Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of eBooks, organized by discipline. The new interface presents a book-cover view, inviting students to explore individual titles. Alternately, students can select a particular subject to see what relevant book titles are available, or cross-search the entire collection by keyword. The Gale Virtual Reference Library can be found on the Secondary Reference page of the Virtual Library.

The Virtual Library is available for all Waterloo Region District School Board students and staff. No login is required when accessing the website from school. Ask library staff for home access login information.