Monday, February 7th, 2022

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Period 4 – CHW3M – History of the World to the 16th Century

Ms. Magson’s class will be coming to the Library to work on an Ancient Wonders assignment.

We also suggest you use the following resources :

The Library Catalogue allows you remote access to our print, digital and streaming resources from anywhere at any time. To access this resource, you’ll simply need your TDSB log-in information.

Instead of just going to Google, you could also consult the following websites and databases as well:

Fordham University has created an Internet Sourcebook that provides primary source documents different civilizations and eras across History.

The Perseus Project: From TUFTS University, this collection of cultural, historic and literary sources from the Greco-Roman world provides you with excellent material.

Another good website to look at is Ancient History Encyclopedia.

Thursday November 8, 2018

Period 4-SPH3U

Mr. Tamkei’s class will be coming in to work on their Energy Generation research project.

Here is your assignment:



Here are some useful resources you can pick up at the Laurier Virtual Library.

Resources for SPH3U:

*the Virtual Library Catalogue,
*InfoBase e-books,
*Science Reference Centre
*Global Issues in Context

Before you can access the database list, remember to indicate that you’re in Gr 9-12. 


The Library Catalogue

The Catalogue will also will allow you on-site and remote access to our Print, Electronic and Streaming Video Collection. You can also access the CBC archives through this portal, which has a great deal of resources.


For Science assignments, you will be using the APA school of citation. Remember that  a References list at the end of the essay.

Click HERE to see some examples.

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Remember to look to OWL @ Purdue for other questions that arise about citation. It’s where Mr. Kosowan or Ms. Vilicic go when we’re looking for information about citation.

Thursday, December 14th

Curated Resources for Classes in the Library Today

Welcome to the Library!


Period 1 – CHV2O1

Ms. Belevski’s class is coming in to work on their debate assignment.

The Canadian Student Debating Federation has a great resource designed for students who are performing in a debate. If only we could find some students who were going to be in a debate…. Make sure you use their Research Aides, which are quite useful.

Here are some other very useful resources you can pick up at the Laurier Virtual Library.

Resources for the CHV2O Included are the Virtual Library Catalogue, the Canadian Points of View, Global Issues in Context and the Advanced Placement Source.

Period 3 – HIF101-11

Ms. McWilliams’ class is coming in to research Healthy Recipes.

The Internet is filled with great resources for how to cook.

If you use the following links, you’ll find great resources to use for your Healthy Snack assignment.

Serious Eats
One of the greatest websites that deal with Recipes and cooking methods is Serious Eats. They take a very thorough approach to cooking and look at which method works best.

Serious Eats has a page dedicated specifically to Snacks, so you should definitely use it by clicking HERE.

Jamie Oliver
Chef Oliver has done extensive work to improve nutritional standards in North American schools as well as in his homeland of Great Britain. He has established a great deal of healthy snack recipes as well. You can find those HERE.

Eat Right Ontario
Established by provincial dietitians, Eat Right Ontario focuses upon advice, recipes and techniques for Ontarians to eat healthier food than they currently do. Use the search feature on the website to find the appropriate resources.

Period 3 – HSB4U1-11

Click here to download a copy of your assignment.

Ms. Magson’s HSB class is coming in to work on their assignment. For this assignment, you’ll need quality resources from different areas. The Library’s print collection is fairly well established, covering many different topics that will be helpful.

To access them, use our Catalogue; found on the Virtual Library. The Catalogue also provides you access to streaming video and other electronic resources. When off site, you’ll need to log in with your TDSB information.

Other digital sources can be found in the following slideshow such as Canadian Points of View and Global Viewpoints. Also, Advanced Placement Source is a great resource.


So, Ms. Magson wants you to use STATSCan…. it might be the worst designed website in North America. However, it sure has a lot of stats. We can assure you that if you’re looking for demographic data in Canada, it can probably be found HERE.

Resources for the HSB4U