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Academic Search Complete (EBSCOhost)
This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for over 9000 journals, including many which are peer-reviewed.

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Cambridge Journals Online (Cambridge University Press)
This database provides full text access to Cambridge University Press journals in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities; with an international focus.
Canadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA) (ProQuest)
Canadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA) covers current events, business, science, the arts, education, and social sciences as produced in Canada.
CPI-Q (Gale)
Canadian-focused journals, magazines, newspapers (including local B.C. newspapers), and reference sources.
DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals (Infrastructure Services for Open Access)
This database provides access to thousands of free, quality-controlled scientific and scholarly journals from academic, government, commercial and non-profit organizations. The focus is international and all languages are covered.
eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
This resource provides a collection of full text e-books from academic publishers and covers a wide variety of subject areas.
ebrary (now Ebook Central) (Proquest)
Ebook Central combines over 140,000 subscription e-book titles, as well as thousands of purchased titles from the former EBL and ebrary platforms.
Erudit (Erudit)
Erudit includes French and English language articles in the humanities, social sciences,and natural sciences.
Erudit Open Access (Erudit)
Erudit includes French and English language articles in the humanities, social sciences,and natural sciences. Most articles are open access after a 24 month embargo.
Films on Demand - Master Academic Collection (Films Media Group)
This database provides access to a streaming video collection of 8,200 titles in a variety of academic subject areas. Includes archival footage/newsreels on certain topics.
Gale Virtual Reference Library (Gale Cengage Learning)
This resource provides access to entries from academic encyclopedias covering business, environment, history, law, medicine, religion, science, and social science. An online dictionary is included.
Google Book Search (Google)
Google Books contains the digitized copies of books in the public domain and in-copyright, and is a powerful tool allowing users to search the full text content. Views of the book vary from full view to no preview available.
Google Scholar (Google)
This resource indexes peer-reviewed articles, papers, theses, books, abstracts, preprints, technical reports, and other scholarly literature; subject coverage is broad and focus is international.
Government of Canada Publications (Public Works and Government Services Canada)
An extensive variety of Government of Canada publications, distributed to Canadians, federal departments and agencies, the private sector, and other levels of government.
HathiTrust Digital Library
Hathitrust contains both freely accessible digitized books in the public domain, as well as in copyright works that have been digitized from major library collections.
This database provides an archive of full text scholarly journals across the humanities, social sciences and sciences, with coverage beginning from the first issue of each title. JSTOR search results now include book chapters.
MAS Ultra: School Edition (EBSCOhost)
This database contains full text for many popular, high school magazines, full text reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and a large image collection of photos, maps & flags, color PDFs.
MyiLibrary (MyiLibrary)
The Myilibrary e-book collection includes thousands of titles from 3 academic publishers, Taylor & Francis, Oxford University Press, and Cambridge University Pres, and covers all subject areas.
National Film Board (NFB) Campus (National Film Board)
This database provides access to hundreds of English and French language animated films and documentaries online in streaming video. UFV Library has a license for classroom exhibition of these films, including both publicly accessible films, and those marked "CAMPUS."
OAIster (University of Michigan)
This product is a union catalog of digital resources from open archive collections all over the world, which are often not revealed by search engines such as Google. Available resources include digitizations of books, papers, reports, theses, dissertations, images, videos, etc., as well as bibliographic citations to journal articles and research material, which is provided in multiple languages. NOTE: not all resources are free.
Open Access Theses and Dissertations
This database is an index to open access graduate theses and dissertations from over 1000 colleges, universities and institutions.
OpenDOAR (University of Nottingham)
OpenDOAR is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories and is a good resource for finding theses and dissertations.
Oxford Journals (Oxford Unversity Press)
This database includes over 240 full text journals in a broad range of disciplines. UFV subscribes to the current file, with coverage usually starting in 1996.
Oxford Reference Online Premium (Oxford University Press)
Oxford Reference Online provides access to many key Oxford dictionaries and reference works across a broad subject spectrum. The database can be searched as a whole or limited to one or more subjects, or to one or more individual books.
Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature (EBSCOhost)
This database provides abstracts to articles from many popular magazines in a huge variety of subjects.
Sage Journals Online (SAGE)
This database provides full text of peer-reviewed journals published by SAGE; coverage includes criminology, health sciences, business, history, sociology, and psychology; with a U.S. focus.
ScienceDirect (ScienceDirect)
Coverage focuses on science, technology and medicine, with some coverage of social sciences and humanities. UFV subscribes to journal content only, not books and reference works.
ScienceDirect to cease support of Internet Explorer 8 on January 1, 2016.
SpringerLink (Springer)
This database provides full text for scholarly journals and books in science (biology, chemistry, physics, life sciences, geology), medicine, mathematics and statistics, business, computing science, and the humanities and social sciences.
Statistics Canada Publications Catalogue (Statistics Canada)
Statistics Canada Publications Catalogue provides searchable access to statistical publications on topics such as business, manufacturing, farming, health, food consumption, education, crime & justice, and much more.
Taylor & Francis Online Journals (Taylor & Francis)
This database includes the full text of over 1300 scholarly journals published by Taylor & Francis. All subjects, including social sciences, humanities, science and technology.
Theses Canada Portal (Library and Archives Canada)
This resource provides access to full text Canadian theses and dissertations published from 1998 onwards. As of 2008 there are approximately 300,000 theses and dissertations on microform in Library and Archives Canada's collection. Of these approximately 50,000 are also available electronically.
Wiley Online Library (Wiley Blackwell)
This resource provides access to over 1500 full text scholarly journals, encompassing life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities.