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The ABI/INFORM Collection features full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals, country-and industry-focused reports, and major news sources.
Academic Search Premier is a multidisciplinary database containing citations and abstracts, ebooks, journal articles in nearly every area of academic study.
The ACM Digital Library is a comprehensive collection of bibliographic records and full-text articles covering the fields of computing and information technology.
Provides access and cross-searching to our Adam Matthew primary source collections.
AfricaBib is a cumulation of three source bibliographies.
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AGRICOLA is a bibliographic database consisting of worldwide literature citations for journal articles, monographs, proceedings, theses, patents, translations, audiovisual materials, computer software, and technical reports pertaining to all aspects of agriculture and related fields.
The Agricultural & Environmental Science Database is a cross-disciplinary resource of full-text content and covers such topics as the effects of pollution on people and animals and environmental action and policy responses.
Alexander Street Press Streaming Video is a video collection spanning a wide range of subject areas including anthropology, theatre, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more.
The Neue Deutsche Biographie (NDB, New German Biography) contains brief, scholarly articles about deceased persons whose actions and work have had a substantial influence on political, economic, social, scholarly/ scientific, technical or artistic developments.
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Alternative Press Index (API) is a bibliographic database of journal, newspaper, and magazine articles from international alternative, radical, and left periodicals. It focuses on socialism, national liberation, labor, indigenous peoples, gays/lesbians, feminism, ecology, democracy, and anarchism.
Struggles for Freedom: Southern Africa brings together materials from various archives and libraries throughout the world documenting colonial rule, dispersion of exiles, international intervention, and the worldwide networks that supported successive generations of resistance within the region.
World Heritage Sites: Africa contains material in African studies, anthropology, archaeology, architecture, art history, Diaspora studies, folklore and literature, geography, and history, as well as those focused on geomatics, advanced visual and spatial technologies, historic preservation, and urban planning.
America: History and Life is an index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present.
A collection of journals published by ACS in the fields of chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering and related subjects.
American Doctoral Dissertations is a research database that indexes American theses and dissertations from 1902 to the present day.
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ASM is a collection of journals published by the American Mathematical Society in field of mathematical sciences.
APS is a collection of journals published by the American Physical Society in field of Physics.
Full-text access is only available for a few select titles.
L' Année Philologique is a database of Classical Bibliography for Classical philology, textual criticism, and archaeology. It collects annually scholarly works relating to every aspect of Greek and Roman civilization.
Annual Reviews provides synthesis of the primary research literature for a broad spectrum of scientific disciplines. Annual Reviews critically reviews the most significant primary research literature to guide researchers to the principal contributions of the field and keep them up to date in research.
Full-text access to current year is only available for select titles.
Anthropology Plus (an amalgamation of Anthropological Literature and Anthropological Index) is a bibliographic index to articles and essays on anthropology, archaeology, folklore, material culture, and interdisciplinary studies.
AnthroSource contains the publications of the American Anthropological Association (AAA). It provides anthropological resources from the breadth and depth of the discipline in the form of journals, newsletters, bulletins, and monographs.
The ADS Library brings together material from the British and Irish Archaeological Bibliography (BIAB), the ADS library of unpublished fieldwork reports as well as documents from the ADS archives and archaeological publishers such as Oxbow.
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ARIBIB is an online database for astronomical bibliography providing bibliographical information for the fields of astronomy, astrophysics, and related subjects.
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Artefacts Canada: Humanities contains object records and images from hundreds of museums across the country. This database contains information on treasures from disciplines such as archaeology, decorative arts, fine arts, ethnology, and history.
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Artefacts Canada: Natural Sciences is a database of specimen records representing many different species based on the collections information provided by contributing museums. It contains treasures from disciplines including Botany, Earth Sciences, Herpetology, Ichthyology, Invertebrate Zoology, Mammalogy, Ornithology, and Palaeontology (images are displayed when available).
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The ARTFL Encyclopédie is the online edition of the Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de Gens de lettres published under the direction of Diderot and d'Alembert.
ARTFL-FRANTEXT is a database containing French language texts spanning from the 12th through the 20th centuries.
Artists in Canada, is a bilingual database that identifies the location of documentation files on Canadian artists.
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Arts & Humanities Citation Index is a database that provides access to citations, abstracts, and conference proceedings allowing for in-depth exploration of fields within the arts & humanities.
The ARTstor Digital Library is a repository of hundreds of thousands of digital images and related data, and the tools to use those images. In order to enlarge the images, remove your pop-up blockers.
This resource will be cancelled in 2017.
ArXiv.org is a large e-print archive for physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics.
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The SDBS is the Asian Development Bank's central statistical database that stores macro-economic and social data of its developing member countries (DMCs).
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The Astrophysics Data System (ADS) is a Digital Library portal for researchers in Astronomy and Physics, operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) under a NASA grant. The ADS maintains three bibliographic databases covering publications in Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics, and the arXiv e-prints.
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ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials combines an index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion with ATLA's online collection of major religion and theology journals.
Atlas is an English database of works of art exhibited in the Louvre. It includes an image of the artwork, basic information which is displayed on labels accompanying works of art, together with authoritative commentary and analysis by the curators and staff may be accessed.
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The Atlas of Canada site provides access to different types of thematic maps of Canada.
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BSI is an international iconographic index of baptismal fonts from the early Christian period to the 17th century. It contains scholarly research in the format of images and text.
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Before e-Commerce is a collection of catalogues. It provides a history of Canadian mail order catalogues from 1880-1975, and includes companies such as Army and Navy, Carsley, Christie Grant, Dupuis Freres, Eaton's, Goodwin's, John Eaton, Nerlich, P.T. Legare, and Simpson's.
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BNNA is a bibliographic database covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. It contains citations dating from the sixteenth century to the present for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada.
Bioline International is a not-for-profit scholarly publishing cooperative committed to providing open access to quality research journals published in developing countries. The goal is to reduce the global knowledge divide by making bioscience information generated in these countries available to the international research community world-wide, which will aid in a better global understanding of health including tropical medicine, infectious diseases, epidemiology, emerging new diseases, biodiversity, the environment, conservation and international development.
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The Biological Science Database provides access to the extensive variety of biology’s cutting edge research, with applications to medicine, technology and the environment.
BMC provides access to peer-reviewed journals, sharing discoveries from research communities in science, technology, engineering and medicine.
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A collection of scholarly bioscience journals from publishers affiliated with the American Institute of Biological Sciences.
Current subscription has been cancelled, but we still have access to previously purchased and open access content.
Book Review Index is a comprehensive source for finding book reviews from scholarly, professional and popular publications. This resource is comprised of review citations of books, periodicals and electronic media.
Business Source Premier is a research database providing database containing citations, abstracts, ebooks, and journal articles in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, accounting, finance and economics.
Cairn.info offers a comprehensive online collection of francophone publications from major French, Belgian and Swiss publishers in the social sciences and humanities.
Access to open access titles and articles only.
Cambridge Journals Online is a multidisciplinary collection of peer-reviewed journals published by Cambridge University Press. It contains material across a range of disciplines from the sciences, social sciences and humanities.
A search engine for chemical information on small molecule crystal structures.
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Canada Year Book (CYB) contains a wealth of historical information on Canada's social and economic past by looking at the people, events and facts that have shaped our vast country. It covers the first century of Canada's history, from 1867 to 1967, with historical text, tables, charts and maps, supplemented by interconnected learning resources for students and teachers.
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This database presents biographical and publication information for women who lived in Canada or wrote about Canada, and authored an English-language book or pamphlet of fiction or poetry that was published before 1940.
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The CCCA Canadian Art Database Project's objective is to broaden the public's awareness of contemporary Canadian Art in Canada and abroad. It does so by continuing to document the careers of some of Canada's leading professional artists, designers, art writers and curators, as well as some important Canadian art institutions and organizations that have helped shape the Canadian art scene since the 1960s.
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Provides access to commonly requested Canadian census data.
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Canadian Corporate Reports Project is a collection belonging to the McGill Library. It is regarded as one of the oldest and most complete print collections of Canadian corporate annual reports. The collection, which traces many companies back to the 19th Century, consists of annual reports from approximately 2,000 Canadian corporations in all business sectors. It provides digitized versions of a selection of the historical corporate reports, holdings information, predecessor and successor information, and links to company websites.
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The Canadian Encyclopedia provides Canadians and others with accurate, updated information about our people and country.
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Canadian Health Research is a growing collection of documents and ebooks from Canadian research institutes, government agencies and university centres working in the area of health and medical research. These publications are important to the understanding of developing issues in every arena of Canadian public life.
The Canadian Human Rights Reporter Online (CHRR) provides full-text access to significant decisions made by Canadian tribunals, courts and boards of inquiry related to human rights. CHRR features decisions published since 1980 with full headnotes containing party names, summary, keywords and cases cited as well as recently published decisions featured in CHRR Current Law Notes. Some of the topics addressed by CHRR include: disability rights, discrimination, employment/unions, and public services.
Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) provides access to Canadian primary legal material. It is created for the Federation of Law Societies of Canada by the University of Montreal's LexUM team at the Centre de recherche en droit public (Public Law Research Centre).
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The Canadian Music Periodical Index (CMPI) is an index of articles from Canadian music periodicals.
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Canadian Newsstream provides access to Canadian newspapers from Canada's leading publishers.
Canadian Patent Database (CPD) provides access to at least 148 years of patent descriptions and images. You can search, retrieve and study patent documents including the prosecution history of all open to public inspection (OPI), patent applications and granted patents.
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Canadian Poetry offers a comprehensive survey of Canadian poetry from the eighteenth to the early twentieth centuries.
Canadian Public Policy is a growing collection of documents and ebooks from Canadian public policy institutes, government agencies, advocacy groups, think-tanks, university research centres and other public interest groups. These publications are important to the understanding of developing issues in every arena of Canadian public life.
Canadian Reference Centre contains international and Canadian magazines, newspapers and newswires, reference books, biographies, an image collection, and a Canadian dictionary.
Canadian Review of Materials features reviews of books and other materials that are authored, illustrated and/or published by Canadians and that are produced for/of interest to children and adolescents.
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The Canadiana Discovery Portal (CDP) provides access to a vast collection of Canadian historical artifacts from institutions across Canada. CDP enables users to search across diverse digital collections of libraries, museums and archives which include a variety of material types such as books, newspapers, government documents, journals, photographs, and video files. Contributors to the DCP include Canada's leading research institutions such as the University of British Columbia, McGill University and the University of Toronto.
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CANSIM (Canadian Socio-Economic Information Management System) is the Statistics Canada computerized database which contains time series covering a wide variety of social and economic aspects of Canadian life. CANSIM I database is no longer being updated.
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CANSIM II (Canadian Socio-Economic Information Management System) is the Statistics Canada computerized database which contains time series covering a wide variety of social and economic aspects of Canadian life.
This resource can only be used by current students, faulty/staff.
The Catholic Encyclopedia is an online edition of the Catholic Encyclopedia, originally published in 15 volumes in 1913. It continues to be useful for subjects of medieval literature, history, philosophy, art, Catholic doctrine, and biography.
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CBCA (Canadian Business & Current Affairs Database) is a Canadian periodical collection covering multiple subjects and topics.
The Champlain Society Archives is a collection of volumes from the Champlain Society that deal with exploration and discovery over three centuries.
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CHASS Data Centre provides a suite of online databases, and custom built search and retrieval programs for Statistics Canada data. It is maintained by Computing in the Humanities and Social Sciences (CHASS) at the University of Toronto.
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Children's Literature Review is available on Gale's Literature Criticism Online platform. It is an illustrated series that covers children and young adults writers and illustrators. Typical entries consist of a listing of major works, awards and criticism from significant reviews and commentaries on the author's or artist's works.
Children's Picture Book Database at Miami University contains abstracts for children's picture books, preschool to grade 3.
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China: Trade, Politics and Culture, 1793-1980 is a unique resource which encompasses a variety of primary source materials spanning nearly 200 years of China's interaction with the West. This collection includes detailed observations and reports written by Western missionaries, business people, travelers, and government representatives.
Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries provides short reviews of books and academic web sites. This database includes reviews since September 1988.
One of the best music archives on the Web, this site features high quality scanned images (in PDF format) of a remarkable variety of choral compositions, including over 7,500 scores dating mainly from the Renaissance through to the late nineteenth century.
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The Christian Classics Ethereal Library (CCEL) is a digital library of classic Christian literature for edification and study by interested Christians, seekers and scholars.
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The CICA Handbook contains guidelines and recommendations on general accounting, specific and specialized accounting, as well as not-for-profit accounting. It also contains assurance recommendations and guidelines, Management's Discussion and Analysis and the Risk Management and Governance Collection.
CiteSeerx is an evolving scientific literature digital library and search engine that has focused primarily on the literature in computer and information science. It aims to improve the dissemination of scientific literature and to provide improvements in functionality, usability, availability, cost, comprehensiveness, efficiency, and timeliness in the access of scientific and scholarly knowledge.
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Census Profiles are available thanks to Statistics Canada and the Community Data Network, of which the City of Winnipeg is a member.
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Classical Scores Library: Volume 1 is a collection of streaming classical music spanning the Renaissance period to the 21st century.
Web version of the Library of Congress Classification schedules, Library of Congress Subject Headings, and Name Headings.
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The Cochrane Library is an online health information resource. It is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. It also provides evaluations on health treatments, and contains high quality health care information, including systematic reviews from The Cochrane Collaboration.
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CogPrints is an electronic archive for self-archive papers in any areas of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Linguistics, and many areas of Computer Science, Philosophy, Biology, Medicine, Anthropology, as well as any other portions of the physical, social and mathematical sciences that are pertinent to the study of cognition.
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Computer Science Bibliographies is a collection of bibliographies in computer science from various sources. It covers most aspects of computer science and are updated weekly.
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Darwin Online is a large database about Darwin. It contains at least one exemplar of all known Darwin publications, reproduced to the highest scholarly standards, both as searchable text and electronic images of the originals.
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A repository for preprints in computer science, run by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). Most of the items are available in PDF format.
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Contemporary Women's Issues provides access to information on women in over 150 countries. Subjects covered include education, family, gender equity, health, human rights, gays/lesbians, politics, and sociology.
Criminal Justice Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to criminal justice and criminology. Subject areas covered include: criminology; criminal justice; criminal law and procedure; corrections and prisons; police and policing; criminal investigation; forensic sciences and investigation.
The Current Index to Statistics is a bibliographic index to publications in statistics, probability, and related fields.
The Data Liberation Initiative (DLI) provides Canadian academic institutions with access to Statistics Canada data files and databases for teaching and research.
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Debates of the House of Commons of Canada, beginning with the 1st Parliament (November 6, 1867) to 35th Parliament (January 17, 1994). Journals of the House of Commons of Canada are also available.
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Debates of the House of Commons of Canada, beginning with the 35th Parliament (January 17, 1994 to present). Journals of the House of Commons of Canada are also available.
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Defining Gender incorporates primary source material from collections of ephemera, diaries, periodicals, letters, poetry, books and pamphlets of doubtless interest to those researching history, literature, sociology or education from a gendered perspective. Content in this collection is arranged into five sections: I Conduct and Politeness, II Domesticity and the Family, III Consumption and Leisure, IV Education and Sensibility, V The Body.
Depository Services Program (DSP) contains links to Government of Canada publications which are part of the electronic library maintained by the Depository Services Program. It provides a central and comprehensive distribution source from which published Government of Canada (GC) information would be sent to academic, college, legislative and public libraries, as well as to federal parliamentarians and departmental libraries. While it no longer distributes tangible publications, the Program continues to provide a persistent, online, freely available collection of electronic publications, and continues to develop an online bibliographic database of tangible–format publications.
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desLibris is a multidisciplinary platform which host several Canadian collections of reports and ebooks, including the Canadian Electronic Library Publishers Collection. The Canadian Electronic Library Publishers Collection is a collection of English and French ebooks from Canadian publishers. Included in these are the major Canadian University Presses. Much of this collection is authored, edited and produced by Canadians, and many of the titles are from Canada's leading scholarly publishers.
The Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online documents persons who died between the years 1000 and 1930. Some online bibliographies are also available for persons who died between 1931 and 2000.
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The Dictionary of Literary Biography Online provides more than 16,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres.
The Dictionary of Old English (DOE) Online uses twenty-first century technology to define the vocabulary of the first six centuries (C.E. 600-1150) of the English language. The DOE complements the Middle English Dictionary (which covers the period C.E. 1100-1500) and the Oxford English Dictionary; the three together provide a full description of the vocabulary of the English language.
The Dictionary of Old English (DOE) Web Corpus is the textual databank for the ongoing Dictionary of Old English. It covers the period 600-1150 A.D. and complements the Middle English Dictionary (for 1100-1500 A.D.) and the Oxford English Dictionary. The DOE Web Corpus contains at least one copy of every surviving text in Old English, encompassing a rich diversity of records written on parchment, carved in stone, and inscribed on jewelry. These texts fall into several categories: prose, poetry, glosses to Latin texts, and inscriptions. Within the prose category there is a wide range of texts: saints' lives, sermons, biblical translations, penitential writings, chronicles, laws, charters and wills, land records, and medical, calendrical, astronomical, astrological, and magical texts.
Dictionnaires d'autrefois is an ARTFL database containing French dictionaries of the 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.
Digital Theatre+ is an educational platform for English and the Performing Arts, and provides access to theatre productions and educational resources. All of the work is created in-house in association with some of the UK's leading theatre practitioners, film makers and academics.
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Diotima is as an interdisciplinary resource for the study of patterns of gender around the ancient Mediterranean, and a forum for collaboration among instructors who teach courses about women and gender in the ancient world. It includes course materials, the beginnings of a systematic and searchable bibliography, and links to many on-line resources, including articles, book reviews, databases, and images.
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The Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) is an online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed books. It is open to all publishers who publish academic, peer reviewed books in Open Access and should contain as many books as possible, provided that these publications are in Open Access and meet academic standards.
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Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.
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Early Canadiana Online (ECO) is a digital collection of early Canadian print heritage. It is continually expanding its content, and many of its collections include material published from the time of the first European settlers to the first four decades of the 20th Century.
The Text Creation Partnership creates and digitizes encoded electronic text editions of early english print books. There are freely available and are licensed under the Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication (CC0 1.0 Universal) which will be indicated in the header of each text.
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The Earth, Atmospheric, & Aquatic Science Database provides access to resources studying the critical issues affecting Earth’s air, land, and water environments.
EBL is a multidisciplinary ebook platform.
EBL has moved to Ebook Central [ProQuest].
Ebook Central is a multidisciplinary ebook platform.
ebrary and EBL have joined to become Ebook Central [ProQuest].
ebrary is a multidisciplinary ebook platform.
ebrary has moved to Ebook Central [ProQuest].
EBSCO Journal Service (EJS) is the platform used for the University of Winnipeg's online single journal title subscriptions. These subscriptions are not usually available in any of our other major databases.
EBSCOhost eBook Collection is a multidisciplinary ebook platform. The University of Winnipeg's NetLibrary collection was moved onto this platform.
The EBSCOhost Platform is a multidisciplinary platform that provides access and cross-searching to our different EBSCOhost databases.
EconLit is a comprehensive, indexed bibliography with selected abstracts of the world's economic literature, produced by the American Economic Association. It includes coverage of journals as well as articles in collective volumes (essays, proceedings, etc.), books, book reviews, dissertations, and working papers licensed from the Cambridge University Press Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics. EconLit covers virtually every area related to economics.
Educator's Reference Desk provides access to lesson plans, and online education information.
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e-Duke Journals Scholarly Collection is a multidisciplinary collection of peer-reviewed journals published by Duke University Press. It contains material across a range of disciplines from the social sciences and humanities.
eHRAF Archaeology focuses on in-depth descriptive documents of archaeological traditions from around the world. eHRAF is unique in having subject indexing at the paragraph level. This allows detailed and precise searching for concepts not easily found with keywords.
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eHRAF World Cultures contains ethnographic collections covering all aspects of cultural and social life. eHRAF is unique in having subject indexing at the paragraph level. This allows detailed and precise searching for concepts not easily found with keywords.
Eighteenth Century Journals (Collections I & II) consists well-known and rare journals. Eighteenth Century Journals I is selected from the Bodleian Library, Oxford, and covers a number of topics but is particularly strong in eighteenth-century drama. Eighteenth Century Journals II is drawn from the collection of Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas at Austin. This collection includes a variety of newspapers and periodicals not available anywhere else and is invaluable to the study of all aspects of eighteenth-century life and culture.
Eldis provides access to relevant, up-to-date and diverse research on international development issues. The database includes summaries and provides links to open access full-text research and policy documents.
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The Electronic Capito Project provides access to the text of letters from and to Wolfgang Faber Capito (c. 1478-1541). Transcriptions are works in progress.
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The Electronic Library of Mathematics, published by the Electronic Publishing Committee of the European Mathematical Society, contains online journals, article collections, monographs, and other electronic resources in the field of mathematics. Material is free except for the latest issues of periodicals with an embargo period.
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Empire Online is a database of primary source material about the exploration of colonial history, politics, culture and society. This collection features images of distinctive source material such as maps, manuscripts, pamphlets, rare books and artworks and contains documents spanning five centuries from a translation of Columbus' 1492 voyage to 21st-century articles on imperialism.
The Encyclopaedia Iranica is a multi-disciplinary reference work and research tool designed to record the facts of Iranian history and civilization. It focuses on the land, life, culture and history of all Iranian peoples and their interaction with other societies. It includes biographies of notable men and women in every field of endeavor to descriptions of all Iranian cities and monuments (ancient and modern), from oil installations to major banks, from Zoroastrian scriptures to Jewish shrines and Islamic rituals, from Persian classics to modern novels. Some of the other areas it looks at are Iranian flora and fauna to Persian music and folklore, from philosophy and mysticism to calligraphy and architecture, all aspect of life in Iranian and related cultural areas are studied and described in articles presenting the current state of research in their texts and appended bibliographies.
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Encyclopédie Larousse en ligne is a French encyclopedia and dictionary that provides information and images of historical events.
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The Encyclopedia of Hydrological Sciences provides information on water and its natural system which is essential for life. There are increasing pressures on the availability and exploitation of fresh water resources through population increase, pollution and degradation of resources, and variations in distribution from regional and global change in the climate. This resource offers scientifically rigorous information on all key aspects of the subject, from sub-catchment to the global scale.
The Encyclopedia of Music in Canada is comprised of articles and illustrations. Entries include biographies of Canadian musicians, and histories of organizations involved with any facet of music in Canada. National topics such as Inuit music, piano building, awards, education, instrument collections and folk music are treated, as are music activities in Canadian cities and Canada's musical relations with other countries. Bibliographies, discographies, lists of compositions, and cross-references to other articles are included, and index entries locate subjects mentioned in the articles.
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ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) provides access to education-related literature.
Érudit is a disseminator of French-language resources. It offers centralized access to journals, the majority of which are francophone publications in the social sciences and humanities; including scholarly and cultural journals, books, conference proceedings, theses and dissertations, as well as various research documents and data.
Espacenet provides public access to information about the EPO and its activities and, in particular, to grant access to documents held by the European Patent Office in accordance with applicable legal provisions.
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Essays of an Information Scientist: Volumes 1-15 is a collection of essays by one of the founders of information science, Eugene Garfield, which were originally published between 1962 and 1993. Garfield was a pioneer in such fields as concept mapping and citation analysis, and his work is not only of great historical importance but remains indispensable.
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Ethnologue: Languages of the World is an encyclopedic reference work that catalogues all of the world's known living languages.
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EULER Portal to Mathematics Publications is a comprehensive portal to a number of online mathematics databases (European), linking to as much full-text content as possible.
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The EZB Electronic Journals Library (Elektronische Zeitschriftenbibliothek) is a German journal platform that provides access to open access journals both scientific and academic in any language. The University of Winnipeg only has access to those titles that are open access and free of charge.
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While primarily an index to German genealogical literature, this source is also to some extent useful for historical and biographical research.
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This rapidly growing repository of family histories and genealogies is hosted by the Genealogical Society of Utah (the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints). The project started as a collection of transcribed oral histories, but was recently expanded to include digitizations of printed books.
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Covers journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages.
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An electronic version of the print Film Literature Index, covering the years 1976-2001. It provides citations to international film, video, and television articles, reviews, and book reviews.The periodicals range from the scholarly and critical to the popular.
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A fully-searchable collection of 5.5 million articles drawn from over 900 magazines and journals, dating from 1998 onward. Not all the articles are available free in their entirety.
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Indexes literature on all aspects of Native peoples.
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FirstSearch contains information about all material cataloged by OCLC member libraries including: books, manuscripts, websites and internet resources, maps, computer programs, musical scores, films and slides, newspapers journals and magazines, sound recordings, articles, chapters, papers, and videotapes.
A comprehensive reference source on the theory, techniques, and applications of the various forensic sciences.
Although the size of this database is modest, its scope is much broader than the name might imply. While it includes the books in the foundation's collection, it is also an index to periodical literature, concentrating on, but not confined to, the mediaeval period.
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Provides access to millions of patents, as well as patent data visualizations, scientific literature, blogs and educational tools.
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A site that promotes free access to medical journals, includes journals with varying lengths of embargoes.
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French Women Writers is an ARTFL database containing works by French women authors from the early sixteenth century to the nineteenth century.
Frontier Life: Borderlands, Settlement & Colonial Encounters is a digital collection of primary source documents from 1650-1920. It contains records of the various European and colonial frontier regions of North America, Africa and Australasia; revealing the lives of settlers and indigenous peoples within these areas.
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Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) is a collection of subject-specific encyclopedias, ranging in topics from global warming to urban studies.
A master index to biographical and critical essays on over 165,000 authors that appear in over 130 print literary series published by the Gale Group. The library subscribes to a number of these titles.
A massive and ongoing retrospective digitization project from the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, of copyright-cleared titles (70 years and older, in accordance with French law) primarily in French but also including English, German, and other languages. Only limited text-recognition has been performed on the images in this collection, which is searchable down to the level of book title, and tables-of-content and index where present.
GEODOK is a database which contains more than 135,000 entries concerning geographically related literature since 1950. It provides the bibliographical data for scientific articles (primarily in German, English and French) indexed by keywords.
The Geological Survey's Current Research series contains reports that are comparable in scope and subject matter to those appearing in scientific journals and other serials.
GeoRef provides access to the geoscience literature of the world.
This site is based on the former Canadian Mennonite Encyclopedia Online from the Mennonite Historical Society of Canada, a projected conversion of the print publicationThe Mennonite Encyclopedia, in 4 vols. with Supplement (1955-59, 1990). With the participation of two new partners -- the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission and the Mennonite Church USA Historical Committee -- the scope of the project is expanding to include new content from North America and around the world.
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The Globe and Mail (1844+) historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
A bibliography of international literature on classical studies, the majority of the material being in German and English. Gnomon is a supplement to Bibliographische Datenbank on CD (which the library does not have).
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GODOT is an Open URL Linking solution.
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Google News presents information gathered from approximately 4500 news sources worldwide. Topics are updated continuously throughout the day, and includes articles that have appeared within the past 30 days. To search Canadian news sources, choose 'Advanced Search' and enter 'Canada' as the location.
An alternative interface to the complete United States Patent and Trademark Office database from the 1790s through to about six months ago, presented as scans of the original images, complete with diagrams. As of December 2006 the collections included approximately 7 million patents.
Google Scholar enables one to search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web. When searching for an author's name, it's a good idea to search both first-name-first and last-name-first, e.g. "Robert Louis Stevenson" and "Stevenson, Robert Louis." If you are interested only in the book component of Google Scholar, see Google Books at http://books.google.com/.
Le Grand & Collins is a bilingual (French and English) online dictionary.
EBSCO now offers GreenFILE, a freely accessible research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with well-researched but accessible information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond.
The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art (GEAA) deals with all aspects of American art and architecture from Native American art to Colonial art to contemporary American art.
The Handbook is a bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars.
HathiTrust is a partnership of major research institutions and libraries working to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and accessible long into the future. Its mission is to contribute to research, scholarship, and the common good by collaboratively collecting, organizing, preserving, communicating, and sharing the record of human knowledge.
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A comprehensive and very intelligibly written health encyclopedia, with a medical atlas.

Héritage is a 10-year initiative to digitize the most significant Canadian archival fonds previously available only in micro-formats, and to endow this corpus with carefully compiled, robust metadata.

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A division of the Stanford University Libraries, HighWire Press hosts the largest repository of free, full-text, peer-reviewed content on the Web.
Historical Abstracts is a resource that covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women's history, history of education, and more.
The Historical Atlas of Canada was published in English and French versions, and was a three-volume collaborative publishing project, finished in 1993. In 1998, the Concise Historical Atlas of Canada was published, a selection of plates from the original volumes, with new essays connecting them. Both of these atlases are available in the University of Winnipeg Library in print as well.
The Handbook is a bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars.
H-Net Reviews in the humanities and social sciences is an online scholarly review resource.
Hong Kong Journals Online (HKJO) is a full-text image database providing access to selected academic and professional journals, both in English and Chinese, published in Hong Kong. The 44 titles included in this database cover a wide range of disciplines including law, medicine and education, and the scope of the material is not limited to Hong Kong. Coverage begins as early as 1872. More titles will be added as permission to digitize them is secured.
This database, from the U.S. National Institutes of Health, lists potential health and environmental effects associated with common household products.
HuriSearch is a multilingual (77 languages) full-text search engine which crawls 5,000 human rights websites. It is useful for human rights monitors and researchers, students and academics, diplomats and persons working in international organisations, politicians and journalists.
Humanities and Social Science Index Retrospective is a bibliographic database that indexes a wide range of journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences between 1907 and 1984.
A searchable database containing citations of known published and unpublished works resulting from analyses of data held in the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) data archive.
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ICPSR is an international consortium of academic institutions and research organizations which maintains a data archive of more than 250,000 files of research in the social and behavioral sciences. It hosts 21 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields.
The largest free economics database available on the Internet. Indexes over 800,000 items, of which over 650,000 are available in full text. Coverage includes 2,700 series of working papers and more than 1,000 journals.
IGI Global is a e-resources platform for journals and ebooks in the subject areas of Business, Economics, Education, Media & Communications, and Computer Science.

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Biographies and bibliographies of over 1,000 Quebecois authors.
The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) publishes a range of time series data.
A categorized index of all Statistics Canada publications downloadable from the World Wide Web, including many which are available free of cost.
An online version of the 1996 to current volumes of the New York Botanical Garden's print publication of the same name, which has been serialized in the Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club since 1888. Includes North and South America.
Index Translationum is a free online international bibliography of book translations. This resource contains more than 1,900,000 entries covering titles published in all disciplines such as biology, art, history, and politics.
The Indigenous Peoples Collection is one collection within the Canadian Encyclopedia. Indigenous (Aboriginal) Peoples are the original inhabitants of the land that is now Canada. Inuit and First Nations history extends well before the arrival of Europeans in Canada, while Métis emerged as a distinct culture after intermarriage between European settlers and First Nations people.
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The Indigenous Studies Portal (iPortal) connects faculty, students, and researchers to electronic resources, such as books, articles, theses, documents, photographs, archival resources, and maps.
The Informit Indigenous Collection brings together a broad range of international Indigenous research resources, offering emergent and ground breaking research within the global community. It contains a variety of content on both historical and topical issues within Indigenous studies, and includes material with Indigenous worldviews from Australia, Canada, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, North America and The Pacific.
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IngentaConnect provides electronic access to some journal issues which the Library already owns in print. Over 13,000 publications have already been registered with Ingenta, and more will be added an ongoing basis.
Science and technology. Note: The U of W does not have a password to view abstracts.
A collection of journals in the fields of physics, engineering, and technology.
InteLex Past Masters is comprised of full-text humanities databases that make available collections of editions, in both original language and in English translation, of seminal figures in the humanities and social sciences.
The International Bibliography of Art (IBA) provides access to scholarly literature on western art.
International Encyclopedia of the First World War is an English-language virtual reference work on the First World War.
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International Newsstream provides the most recent news content outside of the US and Canada featuring newspapers, newswires, and news sites in active full-text format.
The International Plant Names Index (IPNI) is a database of the names and associated basic bibliographical details of seed plants, ferns and fern allies.
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Internet Archive is a non-profit library which was founded in 1996. Its mission is to provide Universal Access to All Knowledge; thus they collect published works and make them available in digital formats in essence building a public library that can serve anyone in the world with access to the Internet. The material available within the the archive comes in a variety of formats including texts, video, audio, software, and images.
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The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (IEP) is an open access encyclopedia of scholarly information on key topics and philosophers in all areas of philosophy.
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An online version, in progress, of the five-volume Encyclopedia of Ukraine (University of Toronto Press, 1984-93).
A collection of journals in the fields of physics, engineering, and technology.
The Indigenous Studies Portal (iPortal) connects faculty, students, and researchers to electronic resources, such as books, articles, theses, documents, photographs, archival resources, and maps.
Mediaeval and renaissance studies covering 400-1700.
A digitization of Jahrbuch über die Fortschritte der Mathematik, volumes 1-68 (1868-1942), enhanced with links to full text when available free online.
A digitization of Jahrbuch über die Fortschritte der Mathematik, volumes 1-68 (1868-1942), enhanced with links to full text when available free online.
This online encyclopedia contains the complete and unedited contents of the 12-volume Jewish Encyclopedia, which was originally published between 1901 and 1906. Subjects are often treated in greater depth here than in later scholarship, and the work is particularly noteworthy for its extensive biographical content. JewishEncyclopedia.com includes over 15,000 articles and illustrations.
Journals of the House of Commons of Canada, beginning with the 35th Parliament (17 January 1994 to the present). See also Debates of the House of Commons of Canada.
A multi-disciplinary collection of hundreds of full-text journals, usually with full runs of each title except for the five most recent years.
Judgments are the Supreme Court of Canada's decisions.
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Kanopy is a video streaming platform that offers a broad selection of documentaries, feature films, and educational videos from thousands of producers.
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Keesing's World News Archive provides access to a large collection of articles covering many of the world's most important political, social and economic events from 1931 to present.
The Labour Studies Index offers 6534 citations of journal articles, books, book chapters, theses, and other literature
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Data extractor for social science data. Contains access to Canadian census and other datasets.
The Latin American Open Archives Portal is a project to improve access to social sciences grey literature produced in Latin America.
A searchable database of tables of contents and references to articles published in over 950 journals relating to Latin American studies, in all areas of the social sciences and humanities, including politics, government, social policy, culture, social welfare, public health. Most articles date from the mid-1990s to the present, although there are some examples of earlier titles. Many are Spanish language publications.
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Fully searchable edition of the statutes and regulations of Canada.
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LEGISinfo is a legislative research tool for finding information on legislation before Parliament.
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LexisNexis Quicklaw Core includes Canadian case law, legislation, board and tribunals, Canadian and US law journals and the Canada Digest.
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The Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) database is a free resource to anyone interested in libraries and information management. This bibliographic database provides coverage on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, and information management. Delivered via the EBSCOhost platform, LISTA indexes nearly 600 periodicals plus books, research reports, and proceedings.

The documents on this site were originally prepared for general distribution to Canadian parliamentarians to provide background and analysis of issues that may arise in the course of their parliamentary duties. Most of these documents were written in the period 1990 to date.
The Linguist List has published tables of contents for major international journals in the field of linguistics since 1992, with a significant increase in comprehensiveness from 1996 onward. The entire collection is searchable.
A collection of the prominent works of children's literature, mainly published in the United States and Great Britain from the late 1840s to about 1950. As of December 2006 the collection contained 882 works.
Literature Online is a database of orks of English and American poetry, drama, and prose.
The Loeb Classical Library is a series of books in which the entire classical heritage is represented. Through original text and English translation it gives access to important Greek and Latin literature.

Macaulay Library is a digital archive accessible to the public. The Library contains the largest collection of animal sounds as well as a video library of animal behavior.

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A table-of-contents listing for over 300 scholarly history serials, mostly in German and English. A search engine for keywords occurring in article titles is also available. Coverage usually includes the entire run of each publication, some of which begin as far back as the nineteenth century, and many of which have not been indexed anywhere else.
Making of America (MOA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. This site provides access to 267 monograph volumes and over 100,000 journal articles with nineteenth-century imprints.
A consolidation of biographical material drawn from the Society's journal, Manitoba History, and its predecessors, and from volumes of collective biography such as Pioneers and Prominent Citizens of Manitoba (1925), Pioneers and Early Citizens of Manitoba (1971), and now the Dictionary of Manitoba Biography (1999).
Fully searchable, consolidated editions of the Manitoba Statutes (1996 onward) and Regulations (2000 onward).
A consolidation of biographical material drawn from the Society's journal Manitoba History and its predecessors, and from volumes of collective biography such as Pioneers and Prominent Citizens of Manitoba (1925) and Pioneers and Early Citizens of Manitoba (1971), and now the Dictionary of Manitoba Biography (1999).

Manitobia is a resource rich website devoted to the history of Manitoba during the period 1870-1920.

This resource, drawn from the Archive of Mass-Observation at the University of Sussex Library, provides access to an array of manuscripts, photographs and interactive maps relating to modern British social history.
Mass Violence & Resistance (MV&R) is an interdisciplinary online journal focusing on 20th and 21st century massacres and genocides as well as on local resistance against mass violence. It provides chronological indexes, case studies, analytical contributions on socio-political violence in a given country, a glossary of the terms most often used in genocide studies, as well as theoretical papers written by the most representative authors in the field.
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Mathematics, history of mathematics, and computer science.

Mathworld is an expanded version of the print publication The CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics. The website is continuously updated to include new material and incorporate new discoveries.

Medieval Travel Writing is an extensive digital collection of original medieval manuscripts detailing travel, both real and imaginary, in the Middle Ages. The focus of the collection is on journeys to the Holy Land, India and China. Supporting documents include maps detailing journeys, bibliographies and introductory essays by leading scholars
MEDLINE is a bibliographic database produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine. It is the online version of Index Medicus covering medicine, bio-medical sciences, and psychiatry.
MEDLINE is the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) premier life sciences database. It contains citations and abstracts for biomedicine and life sciences, bioengineering, public health, clinical care, and plant and animal science with indexing back to 1950. It also allows searching with MeSH terms and CAS registry numbers, linking to PubMed related articles and NCBI databases.
Health information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine. The audience for MedlinePlus is health professionals and consumers. MedlinePlus has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 800 diseases and conditions. There are also lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and a medical dictionary, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials. MedlinePlus is updated daily. There is no advertising on this site, nor does MedlinePlus endorse any company or product.
A free database currently indexing the tables of contents of 244 scholarly periodicals relating to Middle East and Islamic studies, listing more than 62,000 articles as of February 2010.
MENALIB is a database which provides access to selected resources on the Middle East and on Islam. It is a research tool for Middle East and Islamic studies, and aims at becoming a place for a exchange of scholarly information about Islamic and Middle East studies and pursues a policy of close cooperation with academic institutes and scientific societies in Germany and abroad.
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Métis Centre Health Database is a resource developed to provide researchers access to literature focused on a variety of Métis health issues.
The Métis National Council (MNC) Historical Online Database contains textual information extracted from archival documents relevant to the historical Métis Nation. It includes high-resolution digital photography and scans of many of the original documents, and allows users to access Métis related archival information, previously only available at Library and Archives Canada (Ottawa) or on microfilm. Genealogists and Métis users of this website are also able to construct Métis family trees.
A free database currently indexing the tables of contents of 244 scholarly periodicals relating to Middle East and Islamic studies, listing more than 62,000 articles as of February 2010.
This database provides the full texts of 140 popular magazines for middle- and junior-high school research, with start dates as far back as 1990. It also contains 85,000 biographies, more than 100,000 primary source documents, and an image collection of close to 500,000 photos, maps and flags.
The MLA (Modern Languages Association) database is a classified listing and subject index of scholarly books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore and linguistics.
The Munich Digitization Center has been publishing the extensive holdings of the Bavarian State Library (BSB) on the Internet. The digitization policy reflects the traditional special collection fields of the library: History, Classical Antiquity, Eastern Europe, Musicology. It comprises manuscripts, early prints, modern books, maps and photographic collections as well as journals and newspapers. Works include such titles as the Neue Deutsche Biographie and The Gutenberg Bible.
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This site consists mainly of reproductions of copyright-cleared editions of classical music, but it also contains a growing number of modern editions, arrangements, and new music. As of early 2010 there were 1640 scores available.
MyiLibrary is an ebook platform that provides access to ebook a number of different publishers in a wide range of subject areas.
The National Academic Press "publishes over 200 books a year on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and health, capturing the most authoritative views on important issues in science and health policy." These books are made available to read online for free. Over 2500 books are available.
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Founded in 1920, the National Bureau of Economic Research is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of how the economy works.
The Natural Science Collection is a resource for the discovery of relevant scholarly research and technical literature critical to the discipline.
Nature provides rapid, authoritative, insightful and arresting news and interpretation of topical and coming trends affecting science, scientists and the wider public.
NCJRS, created in 1972, is a U.S. federal government information clearinghouse on criminal justice, juvenile justice, and drug policy. NCJRS resources are specifically designed to provide critical reference information to policymakers, researchers, criminal and juvenile justice practitioners, educators, community leaders, and the general public.
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Nesstar is a data portal for the dissemination of your data and metadata.
An ongoing author-title bibliography from the journal Nestor of materials on prehistoric archaeology, Homeric society, Indo-European linguistics and related fields, in the eastern Mediterranean and southeastern Europe. No subject search available.
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The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) is an international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination, and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs).

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The New Pauly Online is a dual-language (English and German) reference database, that includes all the volumes of Brill's Der Neue Pauly. This encyclopedia is a standard work for the study of the ancient world, and is interdisciplinary in nature.
The Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center (NPWRC) conducts integrated research to fulfill the Department of the Interior's responsibilities to the Nation's natural resources. Includes an index to publications on ecology and wildlife from the Research Center in Jamestown, North Dakota.
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National Research Council Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (NRC-CISTI) is Canada's national science library and leading publisher of scientific information.
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OAIster (pronounced oyster) is a union catalog of millions of records that represent open access resources. It was built by harvesting open access collections worldwide using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH).
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odesi is a web-based tool for data exploration, extraction and analysis. It searches for survey questions (variables) across thousands of datasets held in a growing number of collections, and supports basic tabulation and analysis online. As well, it contains a digital repository for social science data the core of which is Statistics Canada's public-use survey data.
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OldMapsOnline indexes historical maps from a number of participating institutions.
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Open Book Publishers is a non-profit organisation which is committed to making high-quality research available to readers around the world.
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OpenDOAR provides a listing of open access repositories around the world. Its primary aim is to support the academic and research activities of the global community, while maintaining a comprehensive and authoritative list of institutional and subject-based repositories.
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OpenEdition brings together four platforms (Revues.org, OpenEdition Books, Calenda, and Hypotheses) dedicated to electronic resources in the humanities and social sciences.
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Opera del Vocabolario Italiano (OVI) is a collection Italian vernacular literary texts the majority of which are dated prior to 1375, the year of Boccaccio's death. The verse and prose works include early masters of Italian literature like Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio, as well as lesser-known and obscure texts by poets, merchants, and medieval chroniclers. The OVI database was created to aid in the compilation of an historical dictionary of the Italian language, the Tesoro della lingua italiana delle origini.
Our Roots is a fully searchable collection of books that are out of print or only available in distant collections, made readily accessible in digital format. Its aim is to preserve Canada’s unique identity, and bring it’s history to life through local histories.
Oxford Bibliographies Online (OBO) provides an introduction to the specialized literature on major and minor topics in different subject areas, and directs the user to the right chapter, book, website, archive, or data set they need for their research. Current subject areas include: Classics, and Medieval Studies.
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.
Oxford Handbooks Online (OHO), is a multidisciplinary ebook platform for handbooks published by Oxford University Press. Current subjects collections include: Business and Administration, Philosophy, and Political Science.
Oxford Journals Online is a multidisciplinary collection of peer-reviewed journals published by Oxford University Press. It contains material across a range of disciplines from the sciences, social sciences and humanities.
Oxford Reference Online (ORO) provides access to Oxford Reference titles which have a wide coverage of topics in the arts and sciences. It includes language and subject dictionaries, thesauri, companions and encyclopedias.
The PARLINE database (a derivative of parliaments on-Line) has been developed by the Inter-Parliamentary Union and is regularly updated on the basis of official information provided by national Parliaments. For all countries where a national legislature exists, the database provides: general information on each of the parliament's chambers; description of the electoral system; results of the most recent elections; archive of past elections results; information on the presidency of each chamber; information on the mandate and status of members of parliament.
PARLIT (a derivative of Parliaments and Literature) is a unique database of bibliographic references on the role, structure and working methods of national parliaments, and on electoral systems, constitutional law, history and political science. The database currently includes references to over 7,000 books and studies as well as 30,000 articles taken from 160 periodicals used as information sources. Coverage is from 1992 to 2002.
Peace Research Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to peace research, including conflict resolution, international affairs, peace psychology, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains 245,000 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.
A digitization of Bruce Peel's Bibliography of the Prairie Provinces, enhanced with clickable links to works sharing the same subject heading, and links, where available, to Early Canadiana Online. There is much Manitoban content.
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The Penn World Table provides purchasing power parity and national income accounts converted to international prices for 188 countries for some or all of the years 1950-2004. The European Union or the OECD provide more detailed purchasing power and real product estimates for their countries and the World Bank makes current price estimates for most PWT countries at the GDP level.
Periodicals Archive Online provides access to backfiles of scholarly periodicals in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Perseus is a program of electronic publishing of scientific journals in the humanities and social sciences.
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The Perseus Project is a non-profit digital library project of Tufts University (which is hosted by the Department of Classics) that assembles digital collections of primary and secondary sources in the Humanities.
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Le Petit Robert is an authoritative French dictionary that contains all content found in the print work of the same name, as well as additional content.
The Philosopher's Index provides indexing and abstracts from books and journals of philosophy and related fields. It covers the areas of ethics, aesthetics, social philosophy, political philosophy, epistemology, and metaphysic logic as well as material on the philosophy of law, religion, science, history, education, and language.
The Philosophy Documentation Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing access to materials in applied ethics, classics, philosophy, and religious studies.
APS is a collection of journals published by the American Physical Society in field of Physics.
Full-text access is only available for a few select titles.
All branches of physics, including particle physics, geophysics and geomorphology.
PILOTS: Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress provides citations and abstracts on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental health conditions.
Plant Science is a bibliographic database containing citations and abstracts of scientific literature on plant science, focussing on all plant scientific aspects, especially on pathology, symbiosis, biochemistry, genetics, biotechnology, techniques and environmental biology. Over 250 primary research journals are scanned by specialized scientific editors to add approximately 23,000 titles to the database each year. From July 1996 onwards, informative abstracts have been added when available.
A growing, full-text archive of more than 3,000 poems in English by more than 250 poets of all periods, including poems and critical essays from back issues of Poetry. The faceted interface allows the poems to be searched by almost any conceivable criterion, such as era, author, title, genre, theme, occasion, or reading level.
Population Index is the primary reference tool to the world's population literature. It presents an annotated bibliography of recently published books, journal articles, working papers, and other materials on population topics. This website provides a searchable and browsable database containing 46,035 abstracts of demographic literature published in Population Index in the period 1986-2000.
This database provides full text for nearly 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.
The PrimateLit database provides bibliographic access to the scientific literature on nonhuman primates for the research and educational communities. Coverage of the database spans 1940 to present and includes all publication categories (articles, books, abstracts, technical reports, dissertations, book chapters, etc.) and many subject areas (behavior, colony management, ecology, reproduction, field studies, disease models, veterinary science, psychology, physiology, pharmacology, evolution, taxonomy, developmental and molecular biology, genetics and zoogeography).
Project MUSE ejournals: Premium Collection provides online access to journals in the humanities, arts, and social sciences, of which many are from the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies.
ProQuest Central is a multidisciplinary periodical/journal and news resource that brings together databases across many major subject areas.
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses provides bibliographic citations and abstracts for a collection of dissertations and theses from around the world.
The ProQuest platform is a multidisciplinary platform that provides access and cross-searching to our different ProQuest databases.
Provençal is an ARTFL database of a collection of poetry from Provence in France dating from 1130 to 1300 CE.
A searchable full-text collection of nearly 140,000 articles from about 60 peer-reviewed journals published by the American Psychological Association and 4 from allied organizations. All PsycArticles are linked to in PsycInfo.
PsycCritiques is a database of full-text book reviews in psychology. The database replaces the print journal Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, and provides reviews of current books and some films, as well as a ten-year backfile.
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection provides access to more than 530 full-text journals.
PsycINFO contains abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, and is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health.
PubMed is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's free, web searchable database which includes the online version of Index Medicus. It is an international index to biomedical research covering medicine, bio-medical sciences, and psychiatry and contains indexing and citation from 1946 to present, and provides access to open access articles.
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Race Relations Abstracts contains bibliographic records covering areas related to race relations, including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas.
RAMBI is a selective bibliography of academic articles covering all of the fields of Jewish studies as well as the study of Eretz Israel and the State of Israel. It is based largely on the collections of the National Library, and refers to articles in Hebrew, Latin or Cyrillic letters.
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RDA Toolkit contains full-text of AACR2 with links to RDA, as well as training resources.
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Readers’ Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982 indexes general-interest periodicals and some journals published in the United States. It provides access to information about history, culture and seminal developments across nearly a century.
Recent Advances in Manufacturing (RAM) is a bibliographic database information on manufacturing and related areas. It covers items in niche and mainstream journals and magazines, and also details of books, videos and conference proceedings. RAM covers all aspects of manufacturing and research including: manufacturing industry, manufacturing management, environmental and quality management, product development, manufacturing systems and processes, applied technologies, maintenance, monitoring and inspection, and education and training.
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RefWorks (Legacy Platform) is a web-based bibliographic management tool. That means that you can have a personal database of bibliographic information accessible from any location. You can also use the Write-N-Cite program to use the RefWorks database to create a bibliography in MS Word.

Help Guides for using RefWorks are available at: ProQuest RefWorks Tutorials

New upgraded platform for RefWorks which is a web-based bibliographic management tool that allows you to collect, manage and organize research papers and documents.

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Regesta Imperii: Literaturdatenbank zum europäischen Mittelalter is a citation database of international scholarly literature focusing on Mediaeval Europe, including the subject areas of History, Genealogy, Archaeology, Art, Literature, Music, Philology, Philosophy, and Theology. It indexes content in most of the major journals in the field including some founded as long ago as the nineteenth century which cover much material not indexed elsewhere. The search interface is in German, but searches may be limited by the language of the publication.
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Research in Ministry (RIM) is a database which indexes DMin and DMiss projects from reporting schools of theology accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada.
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ProQuest Research Library provides access to a multidisciplinary mix of scholarly journals, professional and trade publications, and magazines
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Journals is a collection of peer-reviewed journals published by the Royal Society of Chemistry. It contains material in the areas of chemistry and environmental science.
Sage Journals Online with Sage Deep Backfile provides access to 560 full-text peer-reviewed journals.
A collection of reference material including encyclopedias and dictionaries that cover a wide range of subject areas in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Business, Education, and Sciences.
This web site offers a searchable index of stories published in Saskatchewan newspapers. The project consolidated numerous print indexes including the Saskatchewan Newspaper Index, 1935-1981.
Science Citation Index is a database that provides access to citations, abstracts, and conference proceedings allowing for in-depth exploration of fields within the sciences.
Science Direct is a multidisciplinary collection of peer-reviewed journals published by Elsevier. It contains material across the disciplines of sciences, and social sciences.
If you have a problem printing articles from the PDF plug-in, please download the article to the desktop; save it with a short name, and print it from there.
Science is known for its highly cited, peer-reviewed research papers, its special strength in life science disciplines, and its coverage of breaking science news.
World of Science contains budding encyclopedias of astronomy, chemistry, physics, and scientific biography. This resource has been assembled over more than a decade by Internet encyclopedist Eric W. Weisstein with assistance from the Internet community.

SciFinder Scholar provides online access to scientific research in numerous disciplines including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, and agricultural science. SciFinder Scholar is composed of numerous research databases including the Chemical Abstracts Registry, CASREACT, CHEMLIST, CHEMCAT, and MEDLINE.

Scirus is a comprehensive science-specific search engine which enables scientists, students and anyone searching for scientific information to chart and pinpoint data, locate university sites and find reports and articles quickly and easily.
SDA (Survey Documentation Analysis) is a microdata analysis and subsetting resource. It is a series of software programs that presents documentation associated with survey data sets, facilitates web-based analysis of survey data, and includes procedures for creating customized subsets of data that can be downloaded for use in Excel and other statistical software packages.
This resource can only be used by current students, faulty/staff.
SEDAR (System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval), published by the Canadian Depository for Securities (CDS), contains annual reports and other publications from major Canadian corporations since 1997. For earlier materials, see the Canadian Corporate Reports Project.
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Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (SEP) is a continuously updated Open Access online encyclopedia containing thousands of entries on the lives and works of philosophers.
The SIMBAD (Set of Identifications, Measurements, and Bibliography for Astronomical Data) astronomical database brings together basic data, cross-identifications, observational measurements, and bibliography, for celestial objects outside the solar system: stars, galaxies, and nonstellar objects within our galaxy, or in external galaxies. SIMBAD contains information for about 4.7 million objects.
This collection is comprised of thousands of original documents related to trans-Atlantic slavery and is designed to be a portal for slavery and abolition studies. The major focus of this resource includes the varieties and legacy of slavery, social justice and continued practices of present-day slavery. Supporting materials include a series of contextual essays by leading authorities from around the world which link directly to the primary sources under discussion.
Social Sciences Citation Index is a database that provides access to citations, abstracts, and conference proceedings allowing for in-depth exploration of fields within the social sciences.
Social Services Abstracts provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, social welfare, social policy and community development.
Sociological Abstracts covers the international literature of sociology, social work, and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.
SPORTDiscus with full text features more than 490 full text titles. With full bibliographic coverage, this database includes over 600,000 records with journal and monograph coverage going back to 1749; over 20,000 dissertations and theses and reference to articles in 60 different languages.
Springer Extra Materials provides supplementary resources to Springer’s scientific, technical and medical publications.
SpringerLink is a multidisciplinary collection of peer-reviewed journals, ebooks and reference works published by SpringerNature. It contains material across a range of disciplines from the sciences, social sciences and humanities.
SpringerOpen is Springer's range of fully open access journals, which cover all disciplines within the science, technology, and medicine (STM) fields.
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Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (SEP) is a continuously updated Open Access online encyclopedia containing thousands of entries on the lives and works of philosophers.
The Statesman's Yearbook provides current and concise information on global affairs, with coverage of government, history, and social policy for more than 190 nations.
Access to this resource is no longer available. For other reference works on similar topics see: Oxford Reference Online, Oxford Handbooks Online, Gale Virtual Reference Library, and Sage Knowledge.
Searches research papers, the Daily, the Census, and CANSIM. No Census Tract searching. Some PDF files. Some documents must be ordered or otherwise located in our library or other libraries.
Data extractor for social science data. Contains access to Canadian census and other datasets.
A categorized index of all Statistics Canada publications downloadable from the World Wide Web, including many which are available free of cost.
Strategis is produced by Industry Canada, a department of the federal government. The department's mission is to work with Canadians to build a growing, competitive, knowledge-based economy. Industry Canada hopes to improve conditions for investment, enhance Canada's innovation performance, help make Canada the most connected nation in the world, increase Canada's share of global trade, and build a fair, efficient and competitive marketplace.
Taylor & Francis eBooks is a collection of Humanities & Social Sciences ebooks from the Taylor & Francis Group including Routledge, Psychology Press and Focal Press.
Taylor & Francis Online is a collection of primarily Social Science and Humanities full-text journal articles published by Taylor & Francis.
Teacher Reference Center is an indexing and abstract database that contains journals and magazines covering education topics such as assessment, continuing education, current pedagogical research, curriculum development, instructional media, language arts, literacy standards, science & mathematics, and more for K-12 teachers & librarians.
Textes de Français Ancien (TFA) is a collection of literary works in Old and Middle French, includes works from the 12th through 15th century.
The International Fairy Tale Filmography is a searchable online database of Fairy Tale films.
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Theatre in Video provides access to online streaming videos of play performances, together with documentaries.
The Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG) is a digital library of Greek Literature. It contains most literary texts written in Greek from Homer (8th century B.C.) to the fall of Byzantium in AD 1453, and includes the Canon of Greek Authors and Works which is a bibliographic guide to the authors and texts entered in the TLG.
Theses Canada Portal contains a collection of Canadian theses and dissertations in both microfiche and electronic format. It strives to acquire and preserve theses and dissertations from participating universities; and provide free access to Canadian electronic theses and dissertations in the collection and facilitate access to non-digital theses and dissertations in the collection. Any commercial use, publication, reproduction or lending of this material is strictly prohibited, material is to be used for personal or academic research purposes only.
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TOCS-IN (Tables of Contents of Journals of Interest to Classicists) provides the tables of contents of a selection of Classics, Near Eastern Studies, and Religion journals.
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TOXLINE provides bibliographic citations and abstracts from the core journal literature in all areas of toxicology, including chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, environmental pollutants and mutagens and teratogens.
Toxnet is the National Library of Medicine's index to databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas.
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Includes tables for world trade, and separate extensive tables for Canadian imports and exports.
This resource can only be used by current students, faulty/staff.
UlrichsWeb is the online edition of Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory It is an authoritative source of detailed information on periodicals (also called serials) of all types: academic and scholarly journals, e-journals, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and more.
A wide-ranging database which covers all countries and areas and selected series from more than 30 specialized international data sources, this source contains more than eight million data elements in more than 300 statistical series.
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The Digital Library provides access to UN documents, voting data, speeches, maps, and open access publications.
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The Official Document System (ODS) is a database of UN documents containing fulltext, born-digital UN documents published from 1993 onward. It includes documents of the Security Council, the General Assembly, the Economic and Social Council and their subsidiaries, as well as administrative issuances and other documents. The database also includes scanned documents published between 1946 and 1993, including all resolutions of the principal organs, all documents of the Security Council and the General Assembly Official Records. Documents are available in the official languages of the UN; some documents are also available in German.
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University of Chicago Press Journals is a multidisciplinary collection of peer-reviewed journals published by University of Chicago Press. It contains material across a range of disciplines from the sciences, social sciences and humanities.
US Newsstream features American newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format.
US Patent and Trademark Office provides access to databases containing patent information for the general public. Patents issued from 1790 through 1975 are searchable only by patent number and current US classifications. US Patent Classification data in the full-text database (Current US Classification) is frequently updated to reflect the most current PTO Master Classification File, and will not necessarily match the classification data which appears on the patent full-page images (i.e., the printed patent) or on the Patent Classification pages. The Issued Patents Full-Text Database contains patent full text as it was printed on the patent on the day of issue.
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Viva is a current bibliography of women's and gender history in historical and women's studies journals. It contains articles in English, French, German, Dutch, Scandinavian languages, and, occasionally Spanish which are selected from European, American, Canadian, Asian, Australian and New Zealand journals.
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Web of Science is a platform that provides access to citations, abstracts, and conference proceedings allowing for in-depth exploration of fields within the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities.
Formerly known as the GMD Music Archive, this is a collection of musical scores in PDF format. There were around 1,100 items at the beginning of June 2005, with around 30 new ones being added each month.
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Wiley Online Library is a multidisciplinary collection of peer-reviewed journals, ebooks and reference works published by Wiley and Blackwell. It contains material across a range of disciplines from the sciences, social sciences and humanities.
The Winnipeg Free Press is available in full-text (HTML format) in the Canadian Reference Centre from June 2004 onward.
The Winnipeg Free Press Archives is available on NewspaperARCHIVE from 1874 onwards.
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WinnSpace is the University of Winnipeg's digital repository. It collects, preserves, and distributes digital material, and is an important tool for preserving the organization's legacy, facilitate digital preservation and for scholarly communication.
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This database has been developed with the contribution of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). It covers titles representing international, regional, country-by-country as well as thematic perspectives.
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The World Development Report (WDR) is published by the World Bank. The series has been published annually since 1978. Each volume has been dedicated to exploring a different theme or particular aspect of economic development and typically carries a distinct title.
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The World Digital Library is a multilingual resource containing primary materials from cultures around the world, including manuscripts, maps, rare books, musical scores, recordings, films, prints, photographs, architectural drawings, and other significant cultural materials. It's objective is to promote international and inter-cultural understanding and awareness, provide resources to educators, expand non-English and non-Western content on the Internet, and contribute to scholarly research.
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The World Shakespeare Bibliography Online is a database consisting of Shakespeare-related scholarship and theatrical productions published or produced worldwide from 1960 onwards. It is a research tool for research in Shakespeare or early modern England, and includes articles, books, chapters, dissertations, editions, adaptations, and digital projects.
WorldCat is a large database containing information on library collections in your community and around the world. WorldCat grows every day as material is published and catalogued by libraries and other information professionals.
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zbMATH provides coverage from 1868 to the present making it easy access to bibliographic data, reviews and abstracts from all areas of math, in particular to the natural sciences, computer science, economics and engineering. It also covers history and philosophy of mathematics and university education.