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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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ADS Library brings together material from the British and Irish Archaeological Bibliography (BIAB), the ADS library of unpublished fieldwork reports as well as documents from the ADS archives and archaeological publishers such as Oxbow.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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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 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.
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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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.
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.
A collection of scholarly bioscience journals from publishers affiliated with the American Institute of Biological Sciences.
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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. offers a comprehensive online collection of francophone publications from major French, Belgian and Swiss publishers in the social sciences and humanities.
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A search engine for chemical information on small molecule crystal structures.
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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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The Canadian Music Periodical Index (CMPI) is an index of articles from Canadian music periodicals.
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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 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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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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Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries provides short reviews of books and academic web sites. This database includes reviews since September 1988.
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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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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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.
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 Earth, Atmospheric, & Aquatic Science Database provides access to resources studying the critical issues affecting Earth’s air, land, and water environments.
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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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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ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) provides access to education-related literature.
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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Familienkundlichen Literaturdatenbank is an index to German genealogical literature. It is also a useful source for historical and biographical research.
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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.
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.
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 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 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.
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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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.
H-Net Reviews in the humanities and social sciences is an online scholarly review resource.
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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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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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IngentaConnect is a platform that provides access journal titles which the Library subscribes to individually.
The International Bibliography of Art (IBA) provides access to scholarly literature on western art.
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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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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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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LexisNexis Quicklaw Core includes Canadian case law, legislation, board and tribunals, Canadian and US law journals and the Canada Digest.
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.
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.
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.
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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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 Natural Science Collection is a resource for the discovery of relevant scholarly research and technical literature critical to the discipline.
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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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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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.
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.
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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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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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.
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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Readers’ Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982 indexes general-interest periodicals and some journals published in the United States. It provides access to information about history, culture and seminal developments across nearly a century.
Recent Advances in Manufacturing (RAM) is a bibliographic database information on manufacturing and related areas. It covers items in niche and mainstream journals and magazines, and also details of books, videos and conference proceedings. RAM covers all aspects of manufacturing and research including: manufacturing industry, manufacturing management, environmental and quality management, product development, manufacturing systems and processes, applied technologies, maintenance, monitoring and inspection, and education and training.
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RefWorks (Legacy Platform) is a web-based bibliographic management tool. That means that you can have a personal database of bibliographic information accessible from any location. You can also use the Write-N-Cite program to use the RefWorks database to create a bibliography in MS Word.

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

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

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Regesta Imperii: Literaturdatenbank zum europäischen Mittelalter is a citation database of international scholarly literature focusing on Mediaeval Europe, including the subject areas of History, Genealogy, Archaeology, Art, Literature, Music, Philology, Philosophy, and Theology. It indexes content in most of the major journals in the field including some founded as long ago as the nineteenth century which cover much material not indexed elsewhere. The search interface is in German, but searches may be limited by the language of the publication.
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Research in Ministry (RIM) is a database which indexes DMin and DMiss projects from reporting schools of theology accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada.
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ProQuest Research Library provides access to a multidisciplinary mix of scholarly journals, professional and trade publications, and magazines.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
The International Fairy Tale Filmography is a searchable online database of Fairy Tale films.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.