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A to Z list of all library databases
Surrey residents: Use your library card to access research databases from home.
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A-to-Z Full Text Finder
Search for magazines and newspapers by title.
Academic Search Elite
More than 2,000 full text scholarly journals.
Automotive repair information from manufacturer's manuals, 1982 to present. Available in library only at the City Centre, Guildford and Newton.
International genealogy resource with the largest online Canadian family history collection. Available only at the Cloverdale Library.
Ancient & Medieval History Online
Learn about the cultures of ancient and medieval cultures. Includes biographies, timelines, maps and videos.
Accurate and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of vehicles.
B.C. Building Code, B.C. Fire Code, and B.C. Plumbing Code. Available in library only.
Access ebooks and media from local and indie authors.
Collection of hundreds of business plans compiled by entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses.
Business Source Premier
Find country economic data, company profiles, industry information, and market research.
Canadian Legal Education Society of BC
Family Law Sourcebook, Family Law Practice Manual, and many more. Available in library only at all Surrey Libraries. Please see staff for help.
Daily and local newspapers including the Vancouver Sun, Province and Globe & Mail. Also includes obituary search. Some not available until 2 days after publication.
Explore the world of work, or research a career change. Includes career profiles, job postings and more. Available in library only. Up to 3 users at a time.
Explore the world of work! Career profiles, employment guides, job postings and more. (Aussi disponible en français)
Access a collection of over 230,000 books, magazines, newspapers, and described videos in multiple formats for adults, teens, and children who have a print disability.
Consumer Health Complete
Articles and ebooks on mainstream and alternative health, both popular and academic.
A great starting place for any topic. Search for magazine stories, journal articles and more across a number of databases.
Edmark House Series
Science and math games, colouring, matching, playing. Preschool learning has never been so fun!
French language encyclopedia for native French speakers, bilingual students, or anyone learning French. Published by Encyclopedia Britannica.
Encyclopaedia Universalis Junior
French language encyclopedia for ages 7 and older. Covers subjects studied in school and of interest to children. Based on the Britannica Student Encyclopedia.
European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750
Contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.
Let your research take flight! History, geography, technology, sports, cultures, and much more.
Find My Past
Dig into your family history! Includes UK, US, Irish, Australia, New Zealand, and many smaller record sets from around the world. Available only at the Cloverdale Library.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
More than 25,000 encyclopedia articles covering most subject areas.
Comprehensive database of practice tests and tutorial courses.
Indexing and abstracts for journals, books, reports and proceedings related to library and information science.
Online learning with courses taught by world experts. Learn new software, business strategies, algebra and more.
Learn languages online. In addition to foreign languages, you can also learn English as a Second Language.
Martin's Online Criminal Code
Legal research tool providing access to the Criminal Code and corresponding commentary. Available in library only.
Nearly 2,000 magazines covering all subjects.
Naxos Music Library
Listen to music online. More than 85,000 audio tracks of classical, jazz, world, and folk music.
Naxos Spoken Word Library
Listen to audiobooks online. More than 500 classics, biographies, non-fiction and poetry for adults and kids. Up to 5 users at a time.
Downloadable eBooks and audiobooks for people with print disabilities that prevent them from reading a traditional book.
Find books in a series, get recommendations, and more by authors you love.
Points to the Past
Nearly 200 million pages of digitized, rare historical content including maps, photos, newspapers, manuscripts, pamphlets, portraits, sermons, poems, and more.
More than 1000 newspapers in 40 languages from 84 countries.
Pressbooks is an easy-to-use online tool that allows you to create professional quality versions of your book in in popular eBook and print-ready formats.
Downloadable and streaming audiobooks, magazines, and ebooks.
Comprehensive database of 1.5 million Canadian businesses and 12 million households, great for market research and job hunting.
Regional Business News
Incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
Watch, read, play and learn with stories! Includes read-alongs, games, and book pairings on popular themes.
Diagrams, experiments, biographies and more. For school projects and homework grades 4 through 12.
Search across three national databases to access historical resources relating to places throughout Scotland.
Online tool for author submission to BiblioBoard.
Small Engine Repair Reference Center
Repair information for ATVs, generators, boat motors, motorcycles, outdoor power equipment, personal water crafts, snowmobiles and tractors.
Search statistics from the federal and provincial governments, and by the City of Surrey
Teacher Reference Center
Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.
A collection of animated picturebooks, games & puzzles for kids. Titles in English, French and some Spanish.