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  1. Continually updated text, photographs, and videos for life history information on over 700 different bird species.
  2. Articles and encyclopedia entries on physiology.
  3. Political theories, concepts, research frameworks, and practices from across the world.
  4. Comprehensive handbook covering all aspects of psychology.
  5. Reference entries on a wide range of behavioral and social science fields.
  6. An encyclopedia of British Columbia, KnowBC contains articles on BC people, places and things. Also includes many historic and colour photographs, statistics, maps, tables, charts and diagrams. Includes access to several reference works published by Harbour Publishing related the Pacific Northwest, such as Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest, Encyclopedia of Raincoast Place Names, Tofino and Clayoquot Sound: A History, and nature field guides for the area.
  7. Biographies of major and minor writers in world literature; descriptive-critical analyses of works of interest; a variety of descriptive and critical essays on literary, cultural and historical matters; author life-chronologies; critical bibliographies.
  8. Short write-ups from the Catholic perspective of people, institutions, cultural phenomena, religions, philosophies, politics and social movements.
  9. Full-text versions of reference books published by Oxford Reference. These dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, and other resources cover many different areas, are excellent starting places for learning about new topics, and are useful for finding out about key academic sources for a particular subject.
  10. Access to millions of pages of digitized historical content. Includes books, magazines, and primary source material: maps, photos, newspapers, manuscripts, pamphlets, portraits, sermons, poems digitized by the Gale company.
    Free for residents located in British Columbia and the Yukon, Canada. SFU Authorized Users may access the same Gale Digital Collections from anywhere with a valid SFU ID and password.
  11. Access and search ebooks and reference sources published by Sage.
  12. Search or browse a wide variety of sources on research methods, including ebooks, articles, reference sources, and videos. Also includes research tools and instructional content.
  13. Ebooks, journals, conference papers, and reference works published by Springer. Covers a wide range of disciplines, with an emphasis on the sciences.
  14. Encyclopedia articles on philosophy and philosophers.
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