Don Petzel Memorial Library

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Find Books in the Library

Type a Keyword, a Title, an Author or a Subject to search the Catalogue.

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Articles and Journals

Peer-reviewed and scholarly articles available in the library online service

 Ebsco Academic search elite (USA-focused)

Multidisciplinary 2,100 journals, 1,700 peer-reviewed titles, full text indexing and abstracts up to 1985.


Research database access. Multidisciplinary. Peer-reviewed and newspapers articles.

ProQuest Business and canadian newspapers databases. Updated daily.


For more info, look at Databases full description here

Glossary of library terms

(Courtesy of George Wallace Library)

e-Books and encyclopedias

IMPORTANT : You will need your username and password to access resources out of St. Lawrence campus.

  • e-Encyclopedias


Over 600 encyclopedias and dictionaries, full-text access for St. Lawrence students. APA and MLA citation styles available.

On campus access  -  Out of campus access

CREDO online help 24/7

  • e-books

More than 142 800 books available for online reading, spanning multiple subjects areas
Please use online reading only. Download or loans are not available.

Online access in and out of campus.

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View generic research help

WARNING: Ebook Central doesn't currently work on Microsoft Internet Explorer browser.

Please use Firefox, Safari or Chrome to read e-books online.

  • Deslibris canadian e-books access

On and out of campus access

You will need to create a new ID and password to have full text reading access
ex: Law1458756

  • Salem Press books access (aks library staff for ID/password)

On and out of campus access

 To access other online free resources go to Other resources


Canadian Statistics

Statistics of the United States

National and International Statistics

Links available here

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Useful websites for students


Selection of websites for your courses. Please let us know of your suggestions and broken links.

Help 24/7

Unlocking Research  helps you find out how to find reliable peer-reviewed information for your assessments and papers.

You will learn how to

  1. Refine your topic
  2. Find keywords to start a research
  3. Develop a winning search strategy to gain time and efforts
  4. Get some good habits when you gather information
  5. Evaluate information

(Created by the librarians at Champlain - St. Lambert)

Don Petzel Memorial library resources

Please use the tabs above to search for information. Find description below.


Type a Keyword, a Title, an Author or a Subject to search the library catalogue.
Select a different index by using the down arrow.


Scholarly and peer-reviewed journals available in library databases (ID/password required)


  • ebook central electronic books collection for online reading (ID/password required)
  • CREDO online encyclopedias (ID/password required)
  • DesLibris online Canadian books


Guide to online reference statistics


Websites, help 24/7, contact us

Opening hours

Changes to these hours will be posted by the door, in the student newsletter and the library website.

Starting as of May, Monday 8th, The library will be opened 8h00-16h00.




8H00 - 19H00


8H00 - 19H00


8H00 - 19H00


8H00 - 19H00


8H00 - 16H00



Contact & Location





1 (418) 656-6921 ext:230


790, av Nérée-Tremblay
Québec, Québec G1V 4K2
Room # 202

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