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Student Research Tool #1: Subject Guides

Subject Guides contain suggested information databases, link/urls, videos, media, activities, recommended software and apps to help students conduct research or reinforce concepts taught in class.

Examples of Student Resources Available in VLC Subject Guides:

Student Research Tool #2: Databases

Databases provide access reliable information, educational games, and lesson-planning materials in multiple formats, including text-to-speech, video, and audio.  Citation tools, text enlargement, and other features are also available.

***NOTE: Logins are required to access these databases from home.  Please contact your LCI to get a VLC bookmark.

Example of Features Found in a Paid UCDSB Database: