Research Path

Use SWL Wikispaces for all your links

This gives you direct links to SWL Library (Researcher), Ottawa Public Library (Articles and Research Online , and Online Databases (Knowledge Ontario)

Bibliography guide is available on Lancer Library Wikispaces

General research : If your Canadian rights-seeking group has existed for at least a few years, check our Researcher to find books in our library or use the Ottawa Public Library. (Sections are Law, Sociology, Criminology)
Find out general and current information about your topic.

ONLINE Resources
A. Knowledge Ontario

  1. Type Knowledge Ontario in Google. This especially helpful for news articles about your group and case studies
  2. Click on some of the following : Canadian Newspapers, Academic OneFile, Reference Gold Centre, Criminal Justice Collection

You will see databases. This is a temporarily available without a password.

B. Internet Search
1. Organizations which deal with your issue : Government of Canada, Justice Department, Health Canada, United Nations declaration of Human Rights, the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Canadian Human Rights Act,. Ontario Human Rights Commission, Ontario Coalition, NATO, Amnesty International,

Statistics Canada – current stats
C. Ottawa Public Library Databases (current articles) useful when Knowledge Ontario expires in Dec.

When you are using the Ottawa Public Library Online (Excellent current information)

  • Use your library card and access hundreds of magazine and journal articles. Go to the Ottawa Public Library website (you will need your OPL library card barcode as your password and the last four digits of your phone number as the pin number)
  • Click on “Collections” and “Magazines and online databases”
  • Click on “Browse all Databases” (menu on left).

  • choose “newspapers”, audio/video, podcasts
  • Academic OneFile
  • Reference Gold Centre
  • Military and Intelligence Database
  • Criminal Justice Collection