The Squamish Public Library subscribes to many special topic information sources for you to browse. If prompted, use your library card and pin to log in.
Academic Search Elite
Multi-disciplinary database with full text articles from more than 4,500 scholarly journals.
Auto Repair Source
Bulletins, recalls, wiring diagrams, specs, maintenance schedules, Labor Time Guide for 35,000+ vehicles from 1945 to present.
Business Source Premier
2,000+ business journals covering marketing, management, accounting and finance, market research reports, industry reports, and more.
Comprehensive information source about Canada for including articles written by experts, as well as web links and multimedia clips.
Over 200 Canadian newspapers, including The Globe and Mail, The Vancouver Sun and many local BC papers.
The Canadian Legal Information Institute provides court judgments, tribunal decisions, and statutes and regulations from all Canadian jurisdictions.
Legal information, education and help for British Columbians.
Consumer Health Complete
Health information including medical & alternative health information, drug guides, and up-to-date information on medications.
Expert buying advice, recommendations, and ratings on thousands of consumer products each year.
Thousands of award-winning online art and craft classes taught by top designers and artists.
Free information on the law in British Columbia in 130 topic areas, reviewed by lawyers and updated regularly.
Information for students grades 5+ on topics from history and current events, to science and technology, and more.
Explora Primary Schools
Information for students K-5 on a wide range of topics that are easily searchable and browsable.
Database of books, annotations, and reviews. Users can sign up and register books to generate library catalogs and reading lists.
Database of Canadian grant-making foundations, corporate community investment programs, government funding programs, and more.
Information on human impact on the environment, from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources.
Practice exercises and instructional videos on math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more.
Harbour Publishing’s most significant online publications including Encyclopedia of British Columbia and major Pacific Northwest resources.
French language encyclopedia from World Book for younger users who are fluent in French or adults for whom French is a second language.
Legal Aid BC
Self-help guides with step-by-step instructions on topics related to family law issues.
Online education database offering video courses taught by industry experts in software, creative, and business skills.
Please note: Access is temporarily suspended due to platform updates (Lynda.com will change to Linked in Learning).
Magazines & Periodicals
EBSCO provides more than 10,000 popular and academic magazines, reference books, plus images, covering all subject areas.
Learn 70 world languages (including English) and dialects through self-paced courses crafted using conversation and cultural insights.
Full-text articles from hundreds of books, encyclopedias, and magazines. Includes popular magazines such as Maclean’s, New Yorker.
My Law BC
Get a plan for your legal issue, choose a pathway, answer questions, and get your action plan.
A database of fiction books and authors, recommended reading lists, book discussion ideas and book reviews for all ages.
Discover the fiction titles that are popular with young readers.
Points to the Past
Searchable primary source material: maps, photos, newspapers, manuscripts, pamphlets, portraits, sermons, poems, and more.
Road to IELTS
Helps students prepare for the academic International English Language Testing System exam. Limited to 2 users at one time.
Information on diseases and disorders with both Western medicine treatment and complementary/alternative treatment information.
Small Business Accelerator
Offers free online access to reliable business information and tools for secondary market research for BC businesses and entrepreneurs.
Small Engine Repair Center
Manuals that contain accurate, concise step-by-step maintenance and repair instructions for hundreds of small engine machines.
Squamish Open Data
A variety of downloadable data sets from the District of Squamish as part of their commitment to enhancing access to information.
Teen Health & Wellness
Curricular support and help on topics including diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, fitness, mental health, diversity, family life, and more.
The Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre provides information and resources about residential tenancy law.
World Book Discover
Resources for differentiated learning for grade 6-12, ESL/ELL, learning disabled, reluctant learners including read-aloud and text translation.
World Book Student
Explore a variety of different types of maps, including topographic, environment, history, economic, and more.
World Book: Early Learning
Skill-building activities and age-appropriate reference content for grades pre-K-2.
World Book: Kids
Online encyclopedia designed for a younger audience with easy-to-read articles, thousands of illustrations, and engaging activities.
World Book: Spanish
Encyclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos is an online Spanish language student encyclopedia from World Book.