Comments or Suggestions Library Databases
Cairn provides a comprehensive collection of French language periodicals in the social sciences and humanities. This database represents a broad collaboration between several European publishing houses (Belin, De Boeck, La Décounverte and Erés).
Open access articles only.

Free Resource.
A search engine for chemical information on small molecule crystal structures. The database is a project of the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
Cambridge Journals Online provides full text for over one hundred journals in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities.
Early Canadiana Online (ECO) is a digital library providing access to over 1.5 million digitized pages of Canada's printed heritage. It features works published from the time of the first European settlers up to the early 20th century.
A wealth of historical data in Statistics Canada's annual Canada Year Book is available free on the Internet in the Canada Year Book Historical Collection. 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.
This database presents biographical and publication information for more than 470 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.
The Canadian Art Database introduces and showcases the careers of Canada's leading professional artists and art writers and develops a context for their work by documenting the history of Canadian art through the activities of Canada's artist groups and arts organizations. Since 1996, The Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art (CCCA) has been assembling a growing collection of previously inaccessible or hard-to-find information on Canadian art in all media and the database includes images, video, and audio clips of works produced by a broad range of artists working in Canada.
The Royal Canadian Geographical Society released this bilingual atlas on the Web in 2005. The Canadian Atlas Online contains information on Canada's history, culture, people and geography, and uses the latest interactive technologies such as animation.
Provides access to commonly requested Canadian census data.
This database includes Canadian Children`s Fiction Award Winners. It was first developed as a student project at the University of Winnipeg Library.
Canadian Corporate Reports Project, part of the McGill Digital Archive, contains historical annual reports from approximately 2,000 Canadian corporations in all business sectors, beginning a far back as the nineteenth century. The project is designed to dovetail with the SEDAR electronic collection, which includes reports from 1997 or later.
The Gibson Collection: Canadian Electronic Library (CEL) is a collection of 8,131 e-book titles from 47 Canadian publishers. Included within this collection are the major Canadian University Presses, among them the University of Toronto Press, UBC Press and McGill-Queens University Press.
The premiere encyclopedia for general Canadian topics, CE provides keyword and advanced searches, offers hyperlinks to names and subjects within entries, and includes pathfinders under certain subjects. In addition, one can select related articles from Maclean's magazine here. Also search the Historica Foundation from this site to view Heritage Minutes films and related items of interest.
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.
The CMPI database includes nearly 37,000 entries on articles dating from the late 19th century to the present day. Approximately 630 Canadian music journals, newsletters and magazines are represented here, nearly 200 of which are currently active and continue to be indexed.
This database offers access to the full text of over 190 Canadian newspapers, providing full access to the articles, columns, editorials and features published
This database lets you access over 75 years of patent descriptions and images. You can search, retrieve and study more than two million patent documents.
Created in partnership with the Electronic Text Centre at the University of New Brunswick Libraries, this collection currently contains the full texts of more than 19,000 poems by 177 poets including Bliss Carman, Isabella Valancy Crawford and Archibald Lampman, and will soon offer a comprehensive survey of Canadian poetry from the eighteenth century to the early twentieth century.
desLibris is a growing collection of books and documents from Canadian publishers and research centres.
Canadian Reference Centre contains international and Canadian magazines, newspapers and newswires, reference books, and company information. It provides full-text coverage of over 150 Canadian periodicals and over 400 international periodicals, containing over 30 Canadian and international newspapers including the Toronto Star and the Canadian Press.
Review of Canadiana of interest to children and young adults, including publications produced in Canada, or published elsewhere but of special interest or significance to Canada, such as those having a Canadian writer, illustrator or subject. Published by the Manitoba Library Association.
An electronic edition of Bibliography of Theatre History in Canada: The Beginnings Through 1984 and its supplements, published by ECW Press.
The Canadiana Discovery Portal (CDP) provides access to a vast collection of Canadian historical artifacts from institutions across Canada.
The Canadiana Discovery Portal (CDP) provides access to a vast collection of Canadian historical artifacts from institutions across Canada.
CanLII, Canada’s main source of free access to primary legal material, was 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).
Free Resource
CANSIM I database is no longer being updated.
Statistics Canada computer database containing over 41 million time series covering a wide variety of social and economic aspects of Canadian life.
An online edition of the Catholic Encyclopedia, originally published in 15 volumes in 1913. Despite being somewhat out-of-date, "the set continues to be useful ... for many questions on subjects of medieval literature, history, philosophy, art, etc., as well as for questions of Catholic doctrine, history, [and] biography." -- A.L.A. Guide to Reference Books

This database features a diversified mix of Canadian news coverage, popular magazines, and scholarly journals. Updated daily with full-text content from 1988 to present and bibliographic content from 1972 to present.

Our membership in CRL provides access to the world's largest shared collection of primary and secondary source materials for international research. Many of these collection materials are unique and most are unavailable from other sources.
A platform for our Chadwyck-Healey Literature Collections.
The Champlain Society Archives is a collection of volumes from the Champlain Society that deal with exploration and discovery over three centuries.
Statistics Canada computer database containing over 41 million time series covering a wide variety of social and economic aspects of Canadian life.
Literature Criticism Online is a platform that comprises 10 individual series or databases that represent a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres. It holds centuries of analysis; the scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals. At this time the platform only contains one series, Children's Literature Review.
Currently contains abstracts of over 5000 children's picture books, preschool to grade 3.
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.
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.
The Christian Classics Ethereal Library is a digital library of hundreds of classic Christian books selected for edification and education.
Free Resource
Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) is the most comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 onward that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs.
The CICA Handbook contains guidelines and recommendations on general accounting, specific and specialized accounting, as well as not-for-profit accounting
CiteSeer indexes scientific articles available in full text on the Web (in Postscript or PDF), especially in the area of computer science. CiteSeer supplies citation analysis, displays a continuously updated bibliography for each document, and is able to locate documents.
Census Profiles are available thanks to Statistics Canada and the Community Data Network, of which the City of Winnipeg is a member. The 2006 Census represents the most current socioeconomic information available.
Classical Scores Library is a collection of more than 400,000 pages of 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.
Library Staff use only.
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.
No longer Open Access, we primarily only have access to citation and/or abstracting information.
Electronic preprint archive for the cognitive sciences.
Computer science and mathematics.
Darwin Online is by far the largest Darwin publication in history. It contains over 87,000 pages of searchable text and 207,000 electronic images. The site 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.
Free Resource
Computer science and mathematics.
A repository for preprints in computer science, run by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). Most of the items are available in PDF format.
Provides citations to papers and poster sessions presented at major scientific meetings around the world. Subject emphasis since 1995 has been in the life sciences, environmental sciences and the aquatic sciences, while older material also covers physics.
Provides full-text access to information on women in over 150 countries. Subjects covered include education, family, gender equity, health, human rights, gays/lesbians, politics, and sociology.
The CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics is an accurate, reliable, and current resource for chemical and physical data.

As of April 30, 2016 access to this resource will no longer be available. For alternate resources please see the Print Copies; the latest printed publication will be added to the Reference Collection soon.
Criminal Justice Abstracts provides comprehensive coverage of the major journals in criminology and related disciplines, including the history of criminology.
Our membership in CRL provides access to the world's largest shared collection of primary and secondary source materials for international research. Many of these collection materials are unique and most are unavailable from other sources.
The Current Index to Statistics is a bibliographic index to publications in statistics and related fields. References are drawn from 162 core journals that are fully indexed; non-core journals from which articles are selected that have statistical content; proceedings and edited books; and other sources.
CyberMuse provides access to a vast repository of texts, biographies and interviews related to the National Gallery of Canada's permanent collection. Dedicated to preserving Canada's visual arts heritage, this growing online collection currently holds more than 10,000 images of works maintained in the Gallery's permanent collection.