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This 2014 edition profiles 231 nations and self-governing territories covering such topics as: geography, population, history, political systems, language, economy and foreign policy.

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An audio streaming listening service consisting of the complete recordings of Naxos, Marco Polo, and Da Capo, as well as selected recordings from several other labels. Types of music available include classical, jazz, folk and world. Try the app out on your mobile device.

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An audio streaming listening service consisting of complete recordings of jazz legends and contemporary jazz from Blue Note, Fantasy Jazz and over 150 other labels. Try the app out on your mobile device.

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A searchable online index of the headings found on individual folders of clippings in our Newspaper Clippings Collection. The focus of the collection is on local and British Columbia issues. The majority of files start in the 1960's with articles taken from the Vancouver Sun and Province and various local community newspapers. It also searches the headings from the Pacific Press Clippings Collection microfiche. Both the clipping files and the Pacific Press microfiche are available on level 5 of the central library

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A readers' advisory resource for non-fiction: find book suggestions based on books you have already read, authors you like, or topics of interest.

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Find the perfect book with NoveList. A reader's advisory tool including 150,000+ titles for all ages, including book discussion guides, author readalikes, and reading lists.

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A version of NoveList just for children and teens. Trying to figure out what to read next? Enter your favourite title or author, and find recommendations for similar books. Explore hundreds of booklists. Search for forgotten titles by plot or character name. Find out more about your favourite books with discussion guides, reviews and more.

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