Centennial School LibraryOnline resources

Remote database login

Centennial School Library subscribes to several online databases available to students and staff 24/7.

Proquest offers a searchable collection of hundreds of current newspaper and magazine titles as well as specialized collections. Login from school is automatic, login from home requires the following:

Username: centaurs

Password: centennial

Gale offers databases that include periodicals (magazines), and access to 26 virtual reference sets in categories including Arts, Social Sciences, Science, Business and more. Virtual editions have the same content as hard copy but are available in searchable format online. Login from home requires the following:

Username: [no user name]

Password: student

EBSCO offers databases that include periodicals (magazines) and general reference (Canadian Research Centre, Student Research Centre), specialized collections (Consumer Health Complete, Business Source Premier, GreenFILE, Regional Business News); and NoveList, an extensive database of writers and their works. Login from school is automatic. Login from home requires the following:

UserID: centaurs

Password: centennial

Webpath Express is a search service that returns websites which have been pre-selected by educators. Unlike Google, which returns millions of sites in order of popularity (links and hits, not content), Webpath Express will return a small number of high quality sites.

MyWorld is the Media Awareness Network's online cybersafety resource for students in Grades 9-12.

Username: learnmyworld

Password: besafeonline

Learn360 is a searchable online educational video collection which includes:

  • Over 9,300 full digital video titles and over 28,500 video clips (A&E, National Geographic, Nelvana, Reading Rainbow, National Science Foundation, etc.)
  • Over 25,000 Britannica Concise Encyclopedia articles
  • Audio, images, newsreels and speeches
  • Thousands of teaching resources, i.e. lesson plans, worksheets, teacher guides

Username: centaurs

Password: centennial

World Book Online. Continually updated, World Book Studentis the source for accurate and authoritative information. This comprehensive site includes a collection of content, features, and tools specifically developed to make online knowledge accessible and integrate easily into the curriculum.

User ID: centaurs

Password: centennial

Encyclopedia of B.C. is the most comprehensive reference work on B.C. ever published. More than 10 years in the making, the EBC is the result of a broad collaboration by scholars, writers, artists, experts and interested citizens from every corner of the province. It contains more than 4,000 articles on B.C. places and things and hundreds of historic and colour photographs, handy statistics, maps, tables, charts and diagrams.

User ID: sd43

Password: database

My Blueprintis a career resource. Students log in using their school account (email address) and password.

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