Study Tools


Free with a Tofield Public Library card (available at not cost for all Tofield School students) An online study help and exam prep for Alberta curriculum grades 3 - 12. Follow the Solaro set up instructions.


Exam Bank
Practicing multiple choice questions is a great way to get a sense of your strengths and weaknesses and hone in on what you need to study. 

Practice tests using past diploma exam questions. From Alberta Education.

Research Databases

Find over 30 excellent online resources available through Learn Alberta such as online databases, encyclopedias, literary criticism, and videos. Ask library staff or your teacher for a login and password.


Academic OneFile
Find timely, peer-reviewed articles on physical and social sciences, the arts, technology, medicine, literature, and other subjects.

Canada in Context
Locate information on a wide range Canadian topics such as history, government, biography, and sports. Search for articles, photos, original source materials, and more.

Brittanica School
Summary and in-depth encyclopedia articles on over 100,000 topics. Find articles, videos, photos, and primary source material. A great starting point in your research process.

Canadian Encyclopedia
In-depth articles, photos, videos, and original source material on topics related to Canadian history, culture, people, geography, and more.

Literature Resource Centre
Search for literary criticism, biographical information, and overviews on more than 130,000 authors.


Citing Your Sources

Citation Builders


Use Noodletools to help make a proper bibliography. You can sign on as a registered user for advanced features (see library staff for help).

Here is the quick version of Noodletools that doesn't require login: NoodleTools Express

Citation Builder
Guides you through building a citation using MLA, APA, and Chicago Manual of Style formats

Generate citations in MLA, APA, and Chicago Manual of Style formats

College Student's Guide to Citing Internet Sources  


MLA (Modern Languages Association) – use for English and Social Sciences papers

MLA Style Centre – the official site. Very user-friendly

Purdue Owl MLA Style

APA – used in the Social Sciences

FAQ’s about APA Style

Purdue Owl APA Style