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KnowBC (Home of Encyclopedia of BC)


KnowBC (Gr. K - 12) is the leading general reference site for BC. It brings together many resources, including the Encyclopedia of BC, which contains some 4,000 articles and 1,000 pictures about the Canadian province of British Columbia.

 This Subscription is available to Enrolled, Flex and Registered families.

Logging In

Open the Search Portal. Log in with your Encom username and password. Choose the Subs/Password tab. Scroll to KnowBC and select its link. Enter the username and password for the Subscription.

Using the Subscription

Use the search bar on the left side of the page and select “Searching KnowBC” to find a list of links for the many resources that are available to you through KnowBC.

Use the green bar on the top of the home page to find the resources listed there. Use the advanced search button on the top right of the page to search multiple resources at once.



You can contact Margaret Basaraba by email for help with any questions.