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AfricaBib is a cumulation of three source bibliographies.
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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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American Doctoral Dissertations is a research database that indexes American theses and dissertations from 1902 to the present day.
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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ADS Library brings together material from the British and Irish Archaeological Bibliography (BIAB), the ADS library of unpublished fieldwork reports as well as documents from the ADS archives and archaeological publishers such as Oxbow.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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Artists in Canada, is a bilingual database that identifies the location of documentation files on Canadian artists.
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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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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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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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BMC provides access to peer-reviewed journals, sharing discoveries from research communities in science, technology, engineering and medicine.
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Cairn.info 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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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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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 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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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 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 Picture Book Database at Miami University contains abstracts for children's picture books, preschool to grade 3.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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HighWire Press provides a large archive of free full-text science articles.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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OldMapsOnline indexes historical maps from a number of participating institutions.
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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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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.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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