Search encyclopedias and databases online from anywhere.
Ask one of the library staff for the usernames and passwords.
MetaSearch Engines, Indexes & Portals:
Vancouver Public Library Virtual Reference.
Toronto Public Virtual Reference Library
Librarians' Index to the Internet
Portals & Gateways:
BUBL Link (UK)
WWW Virtual Library
Intute Portal (UK)
Infotopia is an academic search engine accessing only trusted web sites previously selected by librarians, teachers and educational consortia.
Google Blog Search http://blogsearch.google.com/
Internet Public Library Blogs http://www.ipl.org/div/blogs/
Globe of Blogs http://www.globeofblogs.com/
Web 2.0 Searching:
Scoopler for searching Delicious, Digg, Twitter and Flickr in one place
OneRiot searches Digg and Twitter for results based on popularity - good for current news and trends
Collecta searches Youtube and Twitter for current hot information.
BC Legal Searches: