Find Resources

The library has millions of academic resources. Most are available online, so you can access them with anytime.


Search our resources using the links below. Need help finding resources? Visit the library in-person or use a tutorial under Get Help.

Articles and databases

We subscribe to over 60 databases for you to find and download reliable sources like peer-reviewed articles. Most databases focus on a subject or profession, like business, sociology, or nursing. Use this A-Z list to find the best database for your search.

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E-books

We provide access 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to databases. They have thousands of scholarly e-books and online reference works like encyclopedias, handbooks, and dictionaries.‚Äč

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Faculty and Staff Resources

This comprehensive guide has information about library services and resources for faculty and staff. These include teaching and professional development resources, in-class presentations for learners, and applied research support.

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Journal and Publication Finder

We subscribe to thousands of publications, like academic journals, magazines, and newspapers. Hit a paywall on a website? Use this search tool to check if the library has an active subscription or browse the many publications you can access online, anytime.

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Library Catalogue

This tool is the library's search engine. Use it to search almost 90% of our online and print resources. You'll find print books, films and streaming videos, e-books, journal articles, reports, and much more.

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Mobile Apps

Many of our database subscriptions include apps for mobile phones and tablets. Download apps from Rosetta Stone, Nursing Reference Center Plus, DynaMed, RxTx with e-CPS, EBSCO eBooks, and more.

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Streaming Videos

We have films and documentaries for all subjects. Find educational documentaries in Films on Demand, nursing skills and procedures in Nursing Reference Centre Plus, popular films in Criterion on Demand, and Canadian content in CBC Curio and NFB Campus.

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Teaching Resources

The following websites provide access to works that are either in the public domain, are licensed for educational use, or are published under a Creative Commons licence.

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RGO Library & Learning Commons
345 6th Avenue SE
North Campus, 1st & 2nd Floor
Calgary, Alberta T2G 4V1

403-410-1647
circulation@bowvalleycollege.ca

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