Research Databases: *All Subjects (Interdisciplinary)

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Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for a multitude of journals, including many which are peer-reviewed.
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.

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Biomedical Reference Collection: Comprehensive Edition (EBSCOhost)
Covering virtually all areas of medical study, this database is designed for doctors, research scientists, students, clinical specialists and managers, and provides access to many full text, peer-reviewed journals.
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.
CPI-Q (Gale)
Canadian-focused journals, magazines, newspapers (including local B.C. newspapers), and reference sources.
EBL (Electronic Book Library) (Proquest)
This resource provides access to thousands of recent e-books on a wide range of subjects, from a variety of academic publishers.
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 (ebrary)
This electronic book collection provides direct access to academic material from all subject areas, with particularly rich coverage in Business & Economics and History & Political Science.
Erudit (Erudit)
Erudit indexes several types of French language documents in the humanities, social sciences,and natural sciences. Although UFV no longer subscribes to the majority of current content, there are over 150 Canadian journals with a growing archive of open-access content, as well as links to theses available on this site.
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.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCOhost)
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
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.
InteLex Past Masters (InteLex Corporation)
This resource provides full text books or collections by seminal figures in the humanities and social sciences, including: Aquinas, Aristotle, Austen, Behn, Betham, Bronte, Calvin, Darwin, Dewey, Dickens, etc., in both original languages and English translation; including their published and unpublished works, articles and essays, and correspondence.
Internet Archive
This website archives websites, moving images, musics, texts, and audiofiles from the Internet or other digital sources. An excellent resource for primary sources.
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.
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."
New York Times (The New York Times)
This resource provides full text articles from The New York Times for the past 7 days as well as those published after 1987, together with those articles in the Public Domain from 1851-1922.
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, 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.
OpenDOAR (University of Nottingham)
OpenDOAR is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories.
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.
Points to the Past (Gale Cengage)
This resource provides access to nearly 200 million pages of searchable primary source materials, including maps, photos, newspapers, manuscripts, pamphlets, portraits, sermons, poems. It is freely available to residents living in British Columbia.
Project Muse (Johns Hopkins University)
This database provides full text of scholarly articles in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature (EBSCOhost)
This database provides concise abstracts to articles from many popular magazines in a huge variety of subjects, with a U.S. focus.
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.
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.
Web of Science (Click here for links to different WoS interfaces)
Three databases are available, which can be searched as a whole or individually: Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index (Expanded), and Social Sciences Citation Index. Collectively they cover over 10,000 journals.
Access is to specific backfiles between 1988-2012. No new content.
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.