The following links are provided to help students, teachers, parents and community members. Some access to resources may be limited to members of our school community, but most will be fully accessible to everyone.

1. Bring Your Own Laptop to School Resources

2. Library Resources

i) COL eLibrary, and more resources:

ii) Coquitlam Open Learning – Learning Resources:

Live Tutoring at LearnNow BC
BC Education Planner

Looking for information?  Great research materials?  Good websites, images or newspaper articles?  You’ve come to the right place!

Student Resources

Looking for information?  Great research materials?  Good websites, images or newspaper articles?  You’ve come to the right place!  Welcome to School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)’s Student Resources site.

Destiny Library System

Students and staff can search for library materials throughout the district. When logged in to their school’s library site, students can write and upload book reviews, make recommendations, add to the library wishlist and participate in MyQuest.
SD43 Digital Library

The SD43 Digital Library contains over 60,000 safe, evaluated websites that are searchable by subject and sortable by grade level! To get started, click on “Websites” above and then “Catalog” and finally, go to “WebPath Express” on the left.
EBSCO Mobile

Mobile versions of: Primary Search, Middle Search Plus, Canadian Reference Centre, Academic Search Premier, Consumer Health Complete, etc.
NoveList Mobile

Mobile version of NoveList Plus
World Book Mobile

A mobile-friendly version of the World Book Encyclopedia is available.


District E-Resources

The district provides a wide range of e-resources for student and staff use.  From district locations, access to the e-resources is automatic.  From all other locations, a user name and password may be required.  Please check with your Teacher-Librarian or Principal for the user name and password.


Bailey’s Book House, and More!

Reading, numeracy and science activities for early learners.
World Book Kids

For early learners; “features simple navigation, easy-to-read articles, illustrations, videos, comparison tools, and more”.

Dinosaur-themed information resource for early learners.
Kids Search

Research resource for elementary learners “with a graphically-rich design”.
L’Encyclopédie Découverte

“propose les articles et les vastes possibilités du contenu médiatique de World Book en français canadien”.
Encyclopedia of British Columbia

The definitive reference work on BC; includes five other ebooks on BC topics.
World Book Student

For learners in the intermediate years; includes articles from and other learning resources and research tools.
NoveList K-8 Plus

A readers’ advisory tool including information on K-8 fiction and non-fiction materials, and book talks, book lists, reviews, recommended reads, and more!
Middle Search Plus

Searchable magazines and newspapers articles, biographies and video for middle years learners.
The West Beyond The West

“Images, text, audio and video from the collections of libraries, archives, museums, and more in BC and across Canada; via a single search portal”.
Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

“Offers World Book’s content, rich media, and engaging features in Spanish”.
EBSCO Image Collection

“Provides access to over 510,000 images relating to people, natural science, places, history, maps and flags”.
Passport to the Internet

An interactive Internet literacy tutorial (English and French) for students in Grade 4 through 8.
BC Library To Go

A wide range of ebooks and eaudio books, from BC public libraries. A BC public library card is necessary to access materials.

Special Education Technology BC provides links to assistive technology teaching tools and resources.
Professional Development Collection

For educators; over 500 full-text educational journals are included and are searchable.

CBC/Radio-Canada Streaming Video

CBC News in Review

“News in Review is an audiovisual educational resource designed to inform and teach Canadians about important current events and themes”.
90 jours en 60 minutes

90/60 est une émission d’une heure accompagnée d’un cahier pédagogique qui fait le tour de l’actualité en exposant les enjeux canadiens et internationaux.

Resources for Secondary Only


“premium full-text and multimedia content” including BC newspapers; magazine, book, map, image, audio/video content and more.
History Study Center

Multimedia resource focussed on history; contains over 40,000 primary and secondary sources and more.
ProQuest Learning: Literature

“Provides more than 180,000 works of poetry, prose, and drama”, multimedia, and “author biographies, literary criticisms, essays, reviews and more”.
Canadian Points of View

“Provides 120 topics each with an overview, point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument)”.
Global Issues in Context

“Issues and countries; uses multimedia to explain the historical and current conditions necessary to understand global issues, conflicts and events”.
Canadian Periodical Index

Includes Canadian newspapers and magazines, including The Globe and Mail and Maclean’s.
Canadian Reference Center

Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires and ebooks; over 66,000 full-text biographies and over 502,000 photos, maps and flags”.
Student Research Center

General reference resource for secondary students; includes multiple content types.
Academic Search Premier

Significant research resource; contains information and articles from over 13,000 journals and has “unmatched full-text coverage” in science.
World Book Advanced

Senior level resource; includes encyclopedia, multimedia and ebook content and primary sources.
NoveList Plus

A readers’ advisory tool including information on youth and adult fiction and non-fiction materials, and book talks, book lists, reviews, recommended reads, and more!
Consumer Health Complete

“Provides content covering all areas of health, wellness” and medicine. Includes articles, images, videos and other content.
EBSCO Medical Images

Features health-related images and illustrations.
Gale Virtual Reference Library

Features secondary-level ebooks.
Business Source Premier

Features journals related to marketing, management, accounting, finance and economics. Includes market research, industry reports and company profiles”.

General reference resource; “covers business, health, education, science and more”.
QP LegalEze

BC law resource; access is available from school only. Provides access to the current and archived laws of BC, the Hansard and more.

An interactive Internet literacy tutorial (English and French) for students in Grade 9 through 12.

“Covers the environment; topics include climate change, green building, pollution, renewable energy, recycling, and more”.

Digital Video Collection

NFB-ONF Screening Room

Watch National Film Board-Office National Du Film Du Canada films online!
Spoken Word Festival Videos

Digital video of the best of the 2010 SD43 Secondary Spoken Word Festival speeches.

Different Passwords Required

Career Cruising

“An online career guidance and planning system. Find the right career and explore education and training options”.
BC Science

Online support sites for “BC Science 9” and “BC Science 10” textbooks.

“Generate dynamic tables and customize graphs and maps using Statistics Canada’s Census of Population and socioeconomic data”.