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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. It indexes journals in the discipline of social sciences and humanities with selected articles from scholarly journals from as far back as 1910.
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. Many of these publications specialize in various branches of physics and content varies from atomic, molecular and optical physics to interdisciplinary research and in-depth reviews.
Full-text access is only available for a few select titles.
L' Année Philologique (APh) 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. It provides comprehensive coverage of biological science fields including animal behavior, aquatic life and fisheries, chemoreception, biochemistry, ecology, plant science, toxicology, virology, microbiology, immunology genetics, health and safety science, oncogenes, entomology, and endocrinology neuroscience.
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.
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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) going to the 35th Parliament (January 17, 1994). Debates of Senate 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).
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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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Familienkundlichen Literaturdatenbank is an index to German genealogical literature. It is also a useful source for historical and biographical research.
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FamilySearch: Genealogies is a growing repository of family histories and genealogies. The accuracy of the data in these genealogies varies from tree to tree; and you are encouraged to validate all data.
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Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index covers journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages.
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Film Literature Index is an index of citations to international film, video, and television articles, reviews, and book reviews.The periodicals it indexes range from the scholarly and critical to the popular, and cover the years 1976-2001.
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The First Nations Periodical Index contains journals of mainly Canadian Native content. This Index is a tool providing access to information about First Nations for students (high school or university), educators, instructors and researchers.
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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.
Forensic Science is a comprehensive reference source on the theory, techniques, and applications of the various forensic sciences.
Free Medical Books is a site that promotes free access to medical ebooks.
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Free Medical Journals is a site that promotes free access to medical journals. It includes journals with varying lengths of embargoes.
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Free Patents Online (FPO) provides access to millions of patents, as well as patent data visualizations, scientific literature, blogs and educational tools.
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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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A general encyclopedia which provides entries covering a variety of subject areas.
Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) is a multidisciplinary collection of encyclopedias and dictionaries. It contains material across a range of disciplines from the sciences, social sciences and humanities.
Gale's Literary Index is a master index to the major literature products published by Gale. It combines and cross-references author names, including pseudonyms and variant names, and listings for titles into one source. The Library has access to some 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.
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GeoRef provides access to the geoscience literature of the world, and contains references to geoscience journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses. It was established by the American Geological Institute (AGI), and includes references to all publications of the U.S. Geological Survey.
The Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online provides reliable, freely-available English-language information on Anabaptist-related congregations, denominations, conferences, institutions and significant individuals, as well as historical and theological topics. Secular subject articles from an Anabaptist perspective and full-text source documents are also included.
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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.
The Gnomon Bibliographische Datenbank is a bibliography of international literature on classical studies, the majority of which are in German and/or English.
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Google Patents allows searching and reading (full-text) of patents from around the world.
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Google Scholar provides a broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Material that UWinnipeg has in its collections can be accessed by following the appropriate link.
Le Grand & Collins is a bilingual (French and English) online dictionary. It enables you to quickly find the correct translation, taking into account the context of the sentence, the specific cultural nuances and idiomatic usages.
GreenFILE is an indexing and abstracting database covering aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
The Handbook of Latin American Studies is a multidisciplinary bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars. It alternates annually between the social sciences and the humanities and provides multidisciplinary.
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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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The Héritage project is a 10-year initiative to digitize and make accessible online some of Canada’s significant archival fonds which were previously available only in micro-formats. This resource encompasses pages of primary-source documents and chronicles the country and its people from the 1600s to the mid-1900s. This collection represents a unique resource for Canadian historians, students, and genealogists.
HighWire Press provides a large archive of free full-text science articles.
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Historical Abstracts is a resource that covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present. It includes subjects such as world history, military history, women's history, history of education, and more.
The Historical Atlas of Canada Online Learning Project is intended to make the maps and data generated for the Atlas available to a wider audience by re-designing them for the Internet. It was originally 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. The Atlases use thematic mapping to describe events, issues or patterns in Canada's development.
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H-Net Reviews in the humanities and social sciences is an online scholarly review resource.
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Household Products Database is a database from the U.S. National Institutes of Health. It lists potential health and environmental effects associated with common household products.
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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. It indexes scholarly journals that were published throughout the 20th century in all aspects of the humanities and social sciences from North American and European periodicals, it includes peer-reviewed articles as well as book reviews.
HuriSearch is a human rights search engine. It enables you to search the content of different websites for human rights specific content. It is multilingual and useful for human rights monitors and researchers, students and academics, diplomats and persons working in international organisations, politicians and journalists. Specialized features include searches by organization, language, country of publication, human rights terms as well as any word or phrase found within the full-text.
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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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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.
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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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The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) publishes a range of time series data on IMF lending, exchange rates, and other economic and financial indicators. The IMF eLibrary simplifies analysis and research with direct access to the IMF's periodicals, books, working papers and studies.
Index to American Botanical Literature (IABL) contains entries dealing with various aspects of extant and fossil American plants and fungi, including systematics and floristics, morphology, and ecology, as well as economic botany and general botany (publications dealing with botanists, herbaria, etc.). "America" is defined in the broadest possible sense, encompassing land and marine plants and fungi from Greenland to Antarctica. American territory outside this area, e.g., Hawaii, is not included. This database includes entries published since 1996.
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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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Informit: Indigenous Collection covers both topical and historical issues within Indigenous studies. It has a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary framework which provides access to emergent and ground-breaking research within the global community, and offers scope for critical international engagement and debate. Informit includes material from Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, North America and the Pacific, and is a platform for Indigenous worldviews.
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IngentaConnect is a platform that provides access journal titles which the Library subscribes to individually.
Institute of Physics (IOP) Journals collection of peer-reviewed journals published by IOP Publishing. It contains material in the discipline of science in the fields of physics, engineering, and technology.
InTechOpen is the world's largest Science, Technology and Medicine Open Access book publisher. It contains material across a range of disciplines from the sciences, and social sciences.
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InteLex Past Masters is a humanities database comprised of fulltext collections that make available editions in both original language and in English translation of seminal figures in the humanities and social sciences. Examples include: the Connaught Descartes Project from the University of Toronto, John Dewey's works and correspondence from the Center for Dewey Studies at Southern Illinois University, and Ludwig Wittgenstein's Gesamtbriefwechsel from the Brenner Archive at the University of Innsbruck.
The International Bibliography of Art (IBA) provides access to scholarly literature on western art.
The International Encyclopedia of the First World War is an English-language virtual reference work on the First World War. It contains images, audio and video material.
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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 lycophytes. Its goal is to eliminate the need for repeated reference to primary sources for basic bibliographic information about plant names.
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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) provides access to detailed, scholarly information on key topics and philosophers in all areas of philosophy.
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Once completed, the Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine (IEU) will be the most comprehensive source of information in English on Ukraine, its history, people, geography, society, economy, and cultural heritage. At present, the IEU team is working on phase 1 of the project: the creation of an Internet database containing the revised and updated contents of the five-volume Encyclopedia of Ukraine (University of Toronto Press, 1984-93) edited by Volodymyr Kubijovyc (vols. 1-2) and Danylo Husar Struk (vols. 3-5). Approximately forty percent of this information is currently displayed on our site. At the same time, a considerable number of new articles (not contained in the published five-volume Encyclopedia of Ukraine) have also been made available.
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The Indigenous Studies Portal (iPortal) is a database of eresources such as books, articles, theses and documents as well as digitized materials such as photographs, archival resources, maps, etc. focusing primarily on First Nations and Aboriginals of Canada with a secondary focus on North American materials and beyond. Anyone can use the freely available materials in the iPortal but some resources are licensed and may only be available from your own library.
Iter Bibliography is a bibliography comprised of secondary source material pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700). Citations are provided for books and journal material (articles, reviews, review articles, bibliographies, catalogues, abstracts and discographies), as well as citations for dissertation abstracts and essays in books (including entries in conference proceedings, festschriften, encyclopedias and exhibition catalogues).
Jahrbuch ueber die Fortschritte der Mathematik is an electronic Research Archive for Mathematics. It consists of two parts: a literature database based on the "Jahrbuch über die Fortschritte der Mathematik" (1868-1942), and an archive of digitised mathematical publications at the Staats-und Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen. This database links to full-text when available free online.
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JewishEncyclopedia.com is an online encyclopedia that contains the complete and unedited contents of the Jewish Encyclopedia (12-volume) which was originally published in 1906. It does not cover a significant portion of modern Jewish History (e.g., the creation of Israel, the Holocaust, etc.); however, earlier topics are often treated in greater depth here than in later scholarship, and the work is particularly noteworthy for its extensive biographical content.
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Journals of the House of Commons of Canada beginning with the 1st Parliament (November 6, 1867) going to the 35th Parliament (January 17, 1994). Journal of Senate are also available.
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Journals of the House of Commons of Canada beginning with the 35th Parliament (January 17, 1994 to present).
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JSTOR is a multidisciplinary collection of peer-reviewed journals, as well as books and primary sources published by various publishers and presses. It contains material across a range of disciplines from the sciences, social sciences and humanities.
Judgments of the Supreme Court of Canada provide access to the court's decisions. They are published in English and French, and include all written and oral judgments and reasons for judgment. They are printed in their entirety along with a summary of the reasons. The Lexum Collection contains the Supreme Court of Canada judgments since its creation in 1875 and judgments in leave applications since 2006.
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Justice Laws Website is an online resource for the consolidated Acts and regulations of Canada.
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Kanopy is a video streaming platform that offers a broad selection of documentaries, feature films, and educational videos that can be viewed from anywhere, anytime. Collections include: Criterion Collection, PBS, HBO, The Video Project, New Day Films, The Great Courses, California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, Media Education Foundation, First Run Features, BBC, and many more.
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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. Articles are added to this archive monthly and derived from hundreds of daily international news reports.
The Labour Studies Index is an indexing database that provides citations and abstracts of journal articles, books, book chapters, theses, and other literature.
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Latin American Open Archives Portal (LAOAP) provides access to social sciences grey literature produced in Latin America. It includes content is published by research institutes, non-governmental organizations, and peripheral agencies that are not controlled by commercial publishers. The portal provides access to: working documents, pre-prints, research papers, statistical documents, and other difficult-to-access materials from the "Deep Web."
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The Latin American Periodicals Tables of Contents database (LAPTOC) provides open access to the tables of contents of journals published in Latin America and the Caribbean between the years 1994 and 2009. It consists of academic and research journals and includes bibliographic references to articles in the area's major languages.
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LEGISinfo is a legislative research tool for finding information on legislation before Parliament. It provides access to a variety of information about each bill including details on its passage through the House and Senate, the full text of the bill at First Reading and most recent version as amended during the legislative process, coming into force data, as well as legislative summaries from the Parliamentary Information and Research Service of the Library of Parliament; and government press releases and backgrounders.
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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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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes journals, books, research reports and proceedings covering the areas of librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.
The Library of Parliament: Research Publications analysis to parliamentarians, parliamentary committees and parliamentary associations on current and emerging key issues, legislation and major public policy topics. They provide non-partisan, reliable and timely information on subjects that are relevant to parliamentary and constituency work.
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Literature for Children is 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.
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Literature Online is a database of works of English and American poetry, drama, and prose. It contains full-text literature journals and other key criticism and reference resources.
L'île contains biographies and bibliographies of Quebecois authors. Each author's record is accompanied by a bibliography that lists their books published in all languages and in all countries.
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 including: Epic and lyric poetry; tragedy and comedy; history, travel, philosophy, and oratory; the great medical writers and mathematicians; those Church fathers who made particular use of pagan culture.
The Macaulay Library is a scientific archival database of natural history audio, video, and photographs. Although its strength is in birds, the collection includes amphibians, fishes, and mammals that preserves recordings of each species’ behavior and natural history.
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Making of America Collection is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. It is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. This site provides access to monographs and journal articles.
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Manitoba Laws is the online version of the laws of Manitoba. It is a searchable consolidated edition of the Manitoba Statutes (1996 onward) and Regulations (2000 onward).
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Manitobia is a collection of digital resources on Manitoba history during the period 1870-1920. It contains a fully searchable database of newspapers in English and French from Winnipeg, Brandon and smaller centres across the province. The site also contains a collection of biographical notices of historical figures and photographic and artistic images which are tied to the themes.
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Mass Observation Online offers access to an archival collection for the study of Social History in the modern era. It contains original manuscripts and typescript papers created and collected by the Mass Observation organisations, as well as printed publications, photographs and interactive features.
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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MathSciNet is a database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. It contains items classified according to the Mathematics Subject Classification, and would be of interest to the subject areas of mathematics, history of mathematics, and computer science.
MathWorld is a mathematical resource, and is an expanded version of the print publication The CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics. MathWorld has emerged as a nexus of mathematical information in both the mathematics and educational communities and serves as a clearinghouse for new mathematical discoveries that are routinely contributed by researchers.
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Medieval Travel Writing is a collection of manuscripts of some of the most important works of European travel writing from the later medieval period. The chief focus is on journeys to central Asia and the Far East, including accounts of travel to Mongolia, Persia, India, China and South-East Asia. The collection also includes a number of important accounts of travels to or through the Holy Land although in this it makes no claims to full or even broad coverage. It features a number of medieval maps, individual manuscript illuminations, and some modern translations of key travel texts.
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.
MedlinePlus provides health information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine. It has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on diseases and conditions. MedlinePlus provides access to a medical encyclopedia, a medical dictionary, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials.
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Memorable Manitobans is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society. It is 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).
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MENALIB is a database that 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 an exchange of scholarly information. It also pursues a policy of close cooperation with academic institutes and scientific societies in Germany and abroad.
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Middle Search Plus provides full-text for popular, middle school magazines, all of which are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). It also contains biographies, historical essays, primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 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.
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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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The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of how the economy works. It is committed to undertaking and disseminating unbiased economic research among public policymakers, business professionals, and the academic community.
The National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH) is a national Aboriginal organization established in 2005 by the Government of Canada and funded through the Public Health Agency of Canada to support First Nations, Inuit, and Métis public health renewal and health equity through knowledge translation and exchange.
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National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) is a U.S. federal government information clearinghouse on criminal justice, juvenile justice, and drug policy. Its 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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The Natural Science Collection is a resource for the discovery of relevant scholarly research and technical literature critical to the discipline.
Nature is a weekly international journal publishing peer-reviewed research in all fields of science and technology.
NESSTAR data portal, a web-based exploration, extraction and analysis tool for social science data. The NESSTAR data portal consists of several catalogues of Statistics Canada data: Statistics Canada Public Use Microdata Files (PUMF), and Statistics Canada metadata for Master Files (RDC).
Nestor is an international bibliography of Aegean studies, Homeric society, Indo-European linguistics, and related fields.Its primary geographic nexus is the Aegean, including all of Greece, Albania, and Cyprus, the southern area of Bulgaria, and the western and southern areas of Turkey. Nestor includes publications concerning the central and western Mediterranean, southeastern Europe, the eastern Mediterranean, western Asia, and other regions of archaeological research.
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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 is the English edition of the authoritative Der Neue Pauly. It is a standard work for the study of the ancient world, and is interdisciplinary in nature. The New Paul is devoted to Greco-Roman antiquity and covers more than two thousand years of history, from the second millennium BC to early medieval Europe. Many entries include maps and illustrations, and the English edition will include updated bibliographic references.
The Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center (NPWRC) 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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Open Data Portal is a search portal for finding government data, including open datasets. It provides instructions on how to use a variety of data formats, including application programming interfaces (APIs), and presents examples of what people have done with open data across the country. The Open Data Portal contains data about Government of Canada services, financials, national demographic information, geospatial data, and high resolution maps.
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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.
PARLINE is a database of national parliaments. It contains information on the structure and working methods of parliamentary chambers in countries where a national legislature exists.
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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.
Peel's Prairie Provinces is a resource to assist scholars, students, and researchers in their exploration of western Canadian history and the culture of the Canadian prairies. It contains both an online bibliography of books, pamphlets, and other materials related to the development of the Prairies, as well as a searchable full-text collection of many of these items. Although English-language titles predominate the collection, Peel also contains a very substantial body of materials in French, Ukrainian, and numerous other languages.
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The Penn World Table provides purchasing power parity and national income accounts converted to international prices for 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.
This resource can only be used by current students, faulty/staff.
Periodicals Archive Online provides access to backfiles of scholarly periodicals in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Persée is an open access portal for a multidisciplinary collection of French language journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. It contains some journals with embargoes on their current content as this is at the discretion of the publisher or journal distributor, and generally has a moving wall between 2 and 5 years.
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The Perseus Digital Library is a collection of primary and secondary sources in the Humanities. It was started as a collection to provide access to materials for study of ancient Greece, but has since expanded its original scope to cover Greco-Roman classics, the English Renaissance, Arabic Materials, Germanic Materials, 19th-Century American, Renaissance Materials, and more.
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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. It contains common names, proper names, analysis of their meaning, literary citations, etymologies and synonyms and opposites.
Philosopher's Index is a bibliographic database covering scholarly research in all major fields of philosophy. It is an index of journal literature on the subject and includes author-written abstracts covering scholarly research published in journals and books, including contributions to anthologies and book reviews.
The Philosophy Documentation Center provides access to materials in applied ethics, classics, philosophy, and religious studies.
Full-text access is only available for a few select titles.
PILOTS: Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress provides citations and abstracts on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental health conditions.
Population Index is a database containing indexing and abstracts for literature on the world's population. It presents an annotated bibliography of published books, journal articles, working papers, and other materials on population topics between 1937-1999.
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Primary Search provides full text for popular magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and go 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 2010 and includes articles, books, abstracts, technical reports, dissertations, book chapters, and more. It is multidisciplinary in nature covering subjects such as behavior, colony management, ecology, reproduction, field studies, disease models, veterinary science, psychology, physiology, pharmacology, evolution, taxonomy, developmental and molecular biology, genetics and zoogeography.
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Project MUSE is a multidisciplinary collection of peer-reviewed journals published by university presses and scholarly societies. It contains material across a range of disciplines from the social sciences and humanities.
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.
PsycARTICLES is a database of full text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. It includes all journal articles, book reviews, letters to the editor, and errata from each American Psychological Association (APA) journal. Coverage spans 1894 to the present and nearly all journals go back to the first issue.
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 is a database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.
PsycINFO contains abstracts of peer-reviewed scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations in the disciplines of behavioral science and mental health. It contains records and summaries dating as far back as the 1600s with journal coverage spaning from the 1800s to the present in dozens of languages.
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.

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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 is a multidisciplinary collection of peer-reviewed journals published by SAGE. It contains material across a range of disciplines from the sciences, social sciences and humanities.
Sage Knowledge is 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.
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 is renowned for its highly cited, peer-reviewed research papers, its special strength in life science disciplines, and its award-winning coverage of breaking science news. It also features Science Podcasts, images and slide shows, videos, seminars, and other interactive features.
ScienceDirect 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.
World of Science contains 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.
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SciFinder Scholar provides access to scientific research in numerous disciplines including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, and agricultural science. SciFinder is composed of numerous research databases including the Chemical Abstracts Registry, CASREACT, CHEMLIST, CHEMCAT, and MEDLINE.
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.
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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.
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Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice, 1490-2007 is a collection 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 is a comprehensive source for sports & sports medicine journals. It contains full text for many of the most used journals in the SPORTDiscus index and provides full bibliographic coverage with records for with journal and monograph coverage going back to 1749, and dissertations and theses and reference to articles many languages.
Springer Extra Materials provides supplementary resources to Springer’s scientific, technical and medical publications. It provides easy and convenient downloading to access tables, graphics, images, software and other materials previously only available in CD-ROM or DVD format with print publications.
Springer Link 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 SpringerNature's open access material, which cover disciplines within the sciences, technology, and medicine (STM) fields.
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Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (SEP) is an encyclopedia containing thousands of entries on the lives and works of philosophers.
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Statistics Canada searches research papers, the Daily, the Census, and CANSIM (no Census Tract searching) and more. This site provides access to some PDF files, while other documents will need to be location in our subscription databases, library collections or from other libraries.
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Statistics Canada Publications (DSP) is a categorized index of some older Statistics Canada publications that are available for download. This information is also available via the Depository Services Program (DSP) on the Government of Canada Publications website.
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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.
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The System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval (SEDAR) is a filing system developed for the Canadian Securities Administrators to:facilitate the electronic filing of securities information as required by Canadian Securities Administrator; allow for the public dissemination of Canadian securities information collected in the securities filing process; and provide electronic communication between electronic filers, agents and the Canadian Securities Administrator.
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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.
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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.