English Research Guide

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English students will find 2 sections of the library most useful:

  • topics related to Literature will be found in the 800's.
  • for context, topics related to History or Geography will be found in the 900's

Online Library Catalogue

To search for specific resources in the WCHS library collection, use the online Library Catalogue. This video tutorial will help you get started with using the Catalogue.

e-Books

The Gale Virtual Reference Library has useful e-books for English students. 

Look under Arts and Literature to find titles like Arts and Humanities Through the Eras, Shakespeare for Students,  or Twenty-First Century Novels: The First Decade.

For home use, your password is our school team name.

Other e-Resources

The Online Reference Centre has credible academic resources chosen specifically for Alberta students.  

Try Literary Reference Centre and Academic OneFile.

For home use, see the Librarian for your username and password.

Websites

These websites offer credible information for English students:

Calgary Public Library's e-Resources

The Calgary Public Library has a fantastic collection of e-resources -for students.  You can access these with your CBE credentials:

  • library card number/username: enter your @educbe.ca gmail account
  • password: 1234567


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