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  1. This collection consists of materials concerning sex and race in Toronto between 1920 and 1970. It includes photographs from a private collection and newspaper articles about Chinese Canadians and white women (Chinadolls) in Toronto's Chinatown, published in the Toronto Chinese press. It will also include interviews with individuals concerning everyday life in Toronto's Chinatown and the experiences of mixed-race couples and children living there.
  2. Databases for regulated depository financial institutions. These databases provide accounting data for bank holding companies, commercial banks, savings banks, and savings and loans institutions. The data comes from required regulatory forms filed for supervising purposes.
    SFU faculty, graduate students and eligible staff may register for an WRDS account. These WRDS accounts come with additional features such as SSH/FPT access and memory space for intermediate result sets. Use your SFU email address when applying for an account. New accounts will normally be activated within two business days.
  3. Contains biographical profiles and excerpts of book reviews for British Columbian authors, as well as an online archive (2004-onwards) of BC BookWorld, an independent Canadian newspaper about books.
  4. A growing collection of open access textbooks covering the top 40 highest-enrolled subject areas of higher education in British Columbia.
  5. This collection is comprised of full-length interviews with notable activists in British Columbia's labour movement on topics ranging from experiences at work, picket lines, strikes and rallies, to organizing unions and negotiating and bargaining collective agreements, as well as shorter interviews based on historic labour events in B.C. The collection includes memories from pre-World War II through to today, as well as reflections on the current state of the labour movement. It is a resource for information relating to labour history and general B.C. history, and the exploration of the intersection of issues like labour, work, politics, gender, race relations, economics, environment, and more.
  6. BC Laws provides free public access to the current laws of British Columbia. This current consolidation of BC Statutes and Regulations is updated continually as new and amended laws come into force, usually within 7 to 14 business days of enactment.
  7. A collection of 1,500 photographs, dating from the late 1890s to 1962, depicting the contributions of immigrants and Indigenous people to B.C. It features significant events and activities, such as the development of Vancouver's Chinatown; the Chinese Canadian contribution to railroad construction in B.C.; South Asian Canadians and the Komagata Maru incident; the fishing industry and Japanese Canadians; the internment of Japanese Canadians during World War II; and the art, lifestyles, and working and living conditions of Indigenous peoples.
  8. A MS Excel file compiled in 2010 that provides information on BC science companies in the life sciences, power technologies, sustainable energy, environmental technologies and services, nanotechnology, and photonics.
  9. Several economics, business, and demographic publications by BC Stats (the British Columbia Statistical Agency).
  10. BCC Research provides market analysis and forecasting reports on major emerging technological and scientific developments, including: Biotechnology, Energy and Resources, Instrumentation and Sensors, Nanotechnology, Healthcare, Photonics, and Advanced Materials.
  11. Canadian law reports, including criminal cases, Dominion Law Reports, and Labour Arbitration Cases. Also includes reported decisions, original court judgments, and unreported cases.
  12. Canadian law reports, including criminal cases, Dominion Law Reports, and Labour Arbitration Cases. Also includes reported decisions, original court judgments, and unreported cases.
  13. A tool to calculate stocks loading on various risk factors in a timely way. The tool is capable of handling monthly, weekly and daily rolling regression on common set of market risk factors.
    SFU faculty, graduate students and eligible staff may register for an WRDS account. These WRDS accounts come with additional features such as SSH/FPT access and memory space for intermediate result sets. Use your SFU email address when applying for an account. New accounts will normally be activated within two business days.
  14. Nearly 200,000 references relevant to British and Irish archaeology provided by the Council for British Archaeology. Coverage includes both publications from 1940 onwards and earlier bibliographies as far back as 1695AD.
  15. Complete texts with all contemporary editorial matter of twenty versions of the Bible from 990-1970. Contains: 12 complete Bibles; 5 New Testament works; 2 Gospel works; William Tyndales translations of the New Testament, Pentateuch, and Jonah.
  16. International documentation of cartographic literature. Contains bibliographic records dating back to 1989. Bibliographic information about older publications can be searched in the printed volumes of the Bibliographia Cartographica (BC).
  17. Periodicals, individually authored monographs (published 1971 to 1992 only), chapters in edited volumes, conference proceedings, anthologies, and Festschriften on East, Southeast, and South Asia.
  18. Bibliographic data with links to physical or online access. Contains references to books, articles in books, and articles in journals related to the British Isles, the British Empire and Commonwealth from 55BC - present.
  19. More than 80,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents on all aspects of Native North American culture, history, and life. Topics include archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy. Coverage is from the sixteenth century to the present.
  20. Art bibliography covering European and American visual arts from late antiquity to the present. Includes records on material published between 1975 - 2007. The database contains records drawn from journals, as well as books, conference proceedings, essays, exhibition catalogues, selected art dealers catalogues, doctoral dissertations and microform publications.
  21. A collection of images, including early explorers' drawings, sketches, paintings and original photography, that records the arts and architecture of the various First Nations of the Pacific Northwest.
  22. An index to biographical inforamtion on notable individuals from antiquity through 1983. Included are entries on individuals that reflect the perspective of the time when they were written. Index to interviews and profiles of history makers, as well as obituaries, collections of letters, diaries, memoirs, juvenilia, book reviews, bibliographies, and exhibition reviews.
  23. Bioline International is a not-for-profit scholarly publishing cooperative providing open access to research journals published in developing countries. These journals contain timely research on public health (tropical medicine, infectious diseases, epidemiology, emerging new diseases), biodiversity, the environment, food and nutritional security, conservation and international development.
  24. Core articles and conference proceedings in biology and agriculture.
  25. Articles covering all areas of biology and medicine. Subscription does not include access to Current Reports.
  26. Articles on clinical medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system and the pre-clinical sciences.
  27. Articles and e-books focused in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences.
  28. E-books, handbooks, reviews, and research volumes in biology, bioinformatics, and biotechnology.
  29. Continually updated text, photographs, and videos for life history information on over 700 different bird species.
  30. Full texts of over 1,200 plays from mid-1800s - present by more than 150 playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African Diaspora countries.Includes: biographies, playbills, images, production notes, performance information. Playwrights include: Langston Hughes, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Zora Neale Hurston etc.
  31. Contains over 11 000 stories and folk tales from Africa and the African Diaspora (mid 1990s - present) in their original languages and English. Includes: oral traditions; contemporary tales of modern life; complete runs of thematic literary magazines (e.g. Kyk-Over-Al, The Beacon); early North American black-owned and edited journals and newspapers.
  32. Monographs, speeches, essays, and interviews written by leaders from the black community in America.
  33. A selection of HIV/AIDS-related stamps, philatelic materials and ephemera (first day covers, cinderellas, post cards, and telephone cards) collected by Canadian AIDS activist Blair Henshaw.
  34. A selection of HIV/AIDS-related stamps, philatelic materials and ephemera (first day covers, cinderellas, post cards, and telephone cards) collected by Canadian AIDS activist Blair Henshaw.
  35. Contains standardized data for blockholders of 1,913 companies. Blockholders' data is reported by firm for the period 1996-2001.
    SFU faculty, graduate students and eligible staff may register for an WRDS account. These WRDS accounts come with additional features such as SSH/FPT access and memory space for intermediate result sets. Use your SFU email address when applying for an account. New accounts will normally be activated within two business days.
  36. Real-time and historical information on bonds, equities, commodities, currencies and funds in international markets. Bloomberg also provides company and executive profiles, analysts' forecasts, and news on worldwide financial markets.

    Access to this database is restricted to current SFU faculty, staff, and students only.

    Access: Available at the standalone computer 1 on the third floor of the Bennett library.
    Reserve/book time: You can book or reserve time on the computer in the Bennett library on Burnaby Mountain which runs this resource by clicking here.
  37. An index to reviews of adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction.
  38. Encyclopedic articles written by Nobel laureates, historians, curators, professors, and other notable experts. Encyclopaedia Britannica includes access to Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, as well as a world atlas, and country facts and statistics.
  39. Nearly 200,000 references relevant to British and Irish archaeology provided by the Council for British Archaeology. Coverage includes both publications from 1940 onwards and earlier bibliographies as far back as 1695AD.
  40. Full text of letters and diaries from nearly 500 women (1500-1950), and biographical information where applicable.
  41. Descriptions of archival materials preserved in archives and repositories across BC, with links to digitized materials where available; includes in-person access information.
  42. A statistical picture of the BC economy from 1961-1999 on a national accounts basis. Information on key economic processes such as production, income, capital formation, consumption and savings are translated into a consistent system of statistics, including measures of Gross Domestic Product by industry.
  43. Publications and ephemera by several B.C. fine/private presses, including works by Takao Tanabe (Periwinkle Press), Jim Rimmer (Pie Tree Press & Type Foundry), Jan & Crispin Elsted (Barbarian Press), and many others.
  44. Digitized versions of historical community newspapers from around the province of British Columbia from 1865 to 1994. Titles include: The Abbotsford Post, Agassiz Record, Cassiar News, District Ledger (Fernie), Echo (Duncan), Grand Forks Miner, Nelsen Weekly Miner, Queen Charlotte Islander, Similkameen Star and many others.
  45. Search within the Vancouver Public Librarys collection for documents and facts on British Columbian history from August 1998 to present. Includes: book chapters or excerpts; articles in small and local news sources (e.g. magazines, newsletters & newspapers); uncatalogued material and pamphlets.
  46. Postcards that visually and vividly capture a wide array of places, people, events, industries, geographic landmarks, architectural highlights, modes of transportation – all associated with British Columbia. Many date from the "golden age" of postcards, 1900 to 1920, as well as the period from 1920 until World War II. A large percentage contain personal messages useful in documentation.
  47. National and regional newspapers of Britian, as well as those from established country or university towns, the industrial and manufacturing Midlands, as well as Scotland, Ireland and Wales published from 1741 to 1950.
  48. Scans of letters and diaries, poems, plays, novels, religious writings, and similar materials from 1100-1900.Text of the manuscripts is not searchable.
  49. Facsimile page images and full text periodicals published from the late 17th century through to the early 21st in Great Britain. Topics covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts, music, art, drama, archaeology and architecture.
  50. A virtual bookshelf of SFU Library's scholarly online journals on your smart phone or tablet device. Obtain current table of contents from your favourite scholarly peer-reviewed journals and receive notification alerts when an issue is published on your tablet device or smart phone.
  51. A virtual bookshelf of SFU Library's scholarly online journals on your computer browser. Obtain current table of contents from your favourite scholarly peer-reviewed journals and receive notification alerts when an issue is published when you register for an account.
  52. Comprehensive financial information on companies across Europe with a focus on private company information. Includes company financials, directors, reports and accounts for listed companies, stock prices, detailed corporate structures, business and company-related news, M&A deals and rumours, and maps.
    SFU faculty, graduate students and eligible staff may register for an WRDS account. These WRDS accounts come with additional features such as SSH/FPT access and memory space for intermediate result sets. Use your SFU email address when applying for an account. New accounts will normally be activated within two business days.
  53. Detailed reports on public and private insurance companies around the world. Each company report typically contains income statements and balance sheets, ratios, shareholder, and subsidiaries.
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  54. Detailed information on listed, and major unlisted/delisted, companies around the world. Includes company financials, restated reports, ratings, regulatory filings, corporate actions and dividends, earnings estimates and buy/sell recommendations, directors and contacts, annual and interim reports, corporate and social responsibility documents, stock data, and corporate structures.
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  55. Interviews with early Burnaby residents focusing on life in the 1930s. Interviews were conducted by Burnaby Village Museum staff and Burnaby Historical Society members, and Simon Fraser University history students.
  56. Business e-books designed to act as course readings and reference materials.
  57. Strategic management reports, including industry reports in consumer products, energy, financial services, healthcare, and technology.
  58. Thousands of scholarly business journals, industry magazines, company profiles, and industry & market reports. This database offers information in virtually every area of business including accounting & tax, banking, finance & insurance, construction, computer science, economics and many more.
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