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Find out which magazines and newspapers you can access online through VPL's subscription databases.

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e-Therapeutics+ Complete is Canada's authoritative source for prescribing and managing drug therapy by the Canadian Pharmacist's Association (CPhA) . It provides online access to evidence-based, reliable Canadian drug and therapeutic information. This resource includes the following:e-CPS - the Compendium of Pharmaceuticals & Specialties; Therapeutic Choices - treatment information 200+ conditions; Lexi-Comp's Lexi-Interact - A drug interaction analyzer; Patient Information; Patient Self Care - information for patients on diseases and conditions; Minor Ailments - treatment information for 100+ minor ailments and 100+ non prescription products, including natural health products, home testing products, medical devices & aids to daily living.

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Provides access to hundreds of downloadable digital full-text e-books. Includes classic literature, reference, scholarly monographs, literature, and fiction.

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An electronic guide to educational programs offered by BC's public post-secondary institutions by the Centre for Education Information Standards and Services (CEISS)

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A searchable bibliographic database of more than 1.1 million journal and non-journal education related citations going back to 1966. It also includes over 107,000 full-text non-journal documents issued from 1993 to date.

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In addition to world-renowned entries, this multimedia encyclopedia offers country comparisons and reports, a world atlas, timelines, the year in review, quotations and more.

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A multimedia Encyclopedia especially for children and young adults. Features timelines, biographies, how-to's flags and photos, as well as a dictionary and an atlas.

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The complete text of the 22 volumes of 2nd edition of the Encyclopaedia Judaica published in 2007. Encyclopedia Judaica provides a comprehensive picture of all aspects of Jewish life and knowledge up to the present day. A subcollection of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

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Encyclopedia of British Columbia
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This Encyclopedia now includes additional volumes and is now part of Know BC.

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A Canadian reference tool containing detailed essays on virtually every ethnic group to have settled in Canada as well as the First Nations.

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Electronic resources are restricted by license agreements to Vancouver Public Library card holders and to on-site users for purposes of research and private study. A few additional electronic resources are limited to City of Vancouver residents when using from home. Commercial use and systematic downloading, copying or distributing of information are expressly prohibited. Users are individually responsible for compliance with these terms.

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