Editors' Association of Canada

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Canada Online
Canadian Culture
Ministère du patrimoine canadien / Department of Canadian Heritage
Canadian Information by Subject (Library and Archives Canada)
Canadian Parliamentary Names and Numbers
Info Source (Government of Canada)
Maple Square - Canada's Internet Directory
Sources: Canada's Information Service for Journalists and Researchers
Statistics Canada


Biographical Dictionary
Britannica Online
Catholic Encyclopedia
Encyclopedia of the Orient
Encyclopedia of Symbols
Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy


Cinema FreeNet
This program allows you to search for relationships between movies, actors, directors, and producers. This program is based on data from the Internet Movie Database.
Internet Movie Database


Geographical Names of Canada / Toponymie du Canada
Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
How far is it?
InfoNation is an easy-to-use, two-step database that allows you to view and compare the most up-to-date statistical data for the Member States of the United Nations.
National Geographic Maps & Geography
University of Texas at Austin Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection
US Census Bureau International Data Base
A computerized data bank containing statistical tables of demographic, and socioeconomic data for all countries of the world.

Health and medicine

Medical Writing Centre
Medscape, for health professionals and interested consumers, features thousands of full-text, peer-reviewed articles, medical news, MEDLINE, and interactive quizzes.
The Merck Manuals
Includes The Merck Manual of Medical Information Home Edition, Merck Manual of Geriatrics (2nd ed.), and The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy.
National Library of Medicine ((US)
Sympatico / MSN Health & Fitness


Frequently Asked Questions in Mathematics
Knot a Braid of Links: Your Rough Guide to Mathematics on the Web
Math Links
Search a collection of over 90,000 documents on English-language mathematics and statistics servers across the Web. Note that most of the material is concerned with research-level and university mathematics.


Currency Converter
Martindale's Reference Desk: Calculators Online
Contains over 4,320 online calculators, grouped by subject -- from agriculture to finance to medicine to sports to weather.


Computer-Assisted Theology: Internet Resources for the Study and Teaching of Theology


Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (CISTI)
Internet Resources: Scientific Research

Other reference sites

AcqWeb's Reference Resources
CIA World – The World Factbook
Digital Librarian
A librarian's choice of the best of the Web.
Librarians' Internet Index
Martindale's Reference Desk
Voice of the Shuttle: Web Page for Humanities Research
The Virtual Reference Desk