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  1. British journalism since 1896, covering international events, people, places, politics, business news, opinion and debate, entertainment, and advertising. Full page images with optical character recognition to render the text on the pages searchable, including the Atlantic Edition (1923-1931) and Special Issues.
  2. Streaming video of dance productions & documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, improvisational dance, and modern concert dance.
  3. Streaming video of dance productions & documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, improvisational dance, and modern concert dance.
  4. Abstracts of systematic reviews from around the world on topics such as diagnosis, prevention, rehabilitation, screening, and treatment.
  5. Abstracts of systematic reviews from around the world on topics such as diagnosis, prevention, rehabilitation, screening, and treatment.
  6. Database collecting documentation of digital installation art. Includes computer animation, interactive art, net art, transgenic art, sound installation, bio art, and more.
  7. Structural information on all of the Zeolite Framework Types that have been approved by the Structure Commission of the International Zeolite Association (IZA-SC).
  8. Strategic management reports, including industry reports in consumer products, energy, financial services, healthcare, and technology.
  9. Full text access to various publications in the field of petroleum geology.
  10. Financial & economic data on companies, commodities, countries, markets, and industries, and analytic and charting tools.
    Access: Eikon + Datastream access guide.
    Available in selected locations at each SFU campus. Click here for details.
  11. DBLP is a database of citations from a selection of major computing science journals and proceedings. Records are harvested from the tables of contents of complete proceedings or journal volumes. User-friendly interface.
  12. Cabinet meeting minutes, CIA intelligence studies and reports, FBI surveillance and intelligence correspondence and memoranda, Joint Chiefs papers,l National Security Council policy statements, Presidential conferences, State Department political analyses, White House Confidential File materials, and more on the U.S. government and world events in the 20th and 21st centuries.
  13. British source material, including books, letters, diaries, government papers, ledgers, ephemera (pamphlets, manuscripts, ballads, cartoons), medical journals, conduct books, and periodicals on gender, leisure and consumer culture.
  14. Index to literature on design and craft since the mid-19th century. Research articles are covered, along with topical news items, conference and seminar reports, and book, video and exhibition reviews.
  15. Contains abstracts of architecture and design journals from 1900-1986; digitized issues of 19th and 20th century art journals; profiles of individual designers, artists, architects, craftspeople, and studios who are featured in these journal publications; and research resources on poster design, including digitized historical posters.
  16. The 5th edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), published by the American Psychiatric Association. This is the standard diagnostic tool used by mental health professionals worldwide.
  17. Introductory information about indigenous and settler Canadian historical figures. Short- to medium-length narrative histories with reference lists, written by subject experts. Periods of death covered from 1000 2000 CE, but entries for deaths after 1930 may not all be online.
  18. Contains the full text of the 8 volume New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics.
  19. Biographical reference entries on Irish people who have made a significant contribution in Ireland or abroad, as well as those born overseas who had noteworthy careers in Ireland.
  20. Information on authors and their works throughout global literary history. Includes: biographies; critical responses to works; essays on publishing houses and literary topics; scans of manuscripts, proofs, title pages etc.
  21. An illustrated collection of thousands of specially written medium-length biographies of prominent British people and also foreigners who have influenced British history. Does not include articles on people who are still alive.
  22. Defines Old English vocabulary from 600 - 1150 CE.
  23. Contains at least one copy of every surviving Old English text. Additional copies included where dialect or date make it significant. Last updated in 2009.
  24. Text and scans of works published from 1500-1700, includes: historically important editions of theological writings, biblical commentaries, confessional documents, sermons, letters, polemical treatises etc. in their original languages of Latin, English, French, and German from.
  25. Text and scans of works published from 1500-1700, includes: papal documents, synodal decrees, catechisms, confessors manuals, biblical commentaries, theological treatises, liturgical works, inquisitorial manuals, preaching guides, saints lives, and devotional literature, in Latin, English, French, Italian, Spanish, and German.
  26. Declassified documents on United States foreign and military policy since 1945.
  27. Deriving its source data from the Direction of Trade Statistics, the DOTS CD-ROM provides an easy-to-use interface for browsing the database, selecting series of interest, displaying the selected series in spreadsheet format, and saving the selected series for transfer to other software systems, such as Microsoft Excel.
    To access members only or restricted data, SFU students, faculty and staff must create an ICPSR account.
  28. Academic peer-reviewed books, the Directory of Open Access Books is a service of the OAPEN Foundation. The OAPEN Foundation is an international initiative dedicated to Open Access monograph publishing, based at the National Library in The Hague. Terms of Use or Conditions of Use are available for each e-book at the publisher's website.
  29. An index to high quality, peer reviewed open access research journals, periodicals and their articles' metadata.  Each journal must exercise peer-review with an editor and an editorial board or editorial review (particularly in the Humanities) carried out by at least two editors and/or report primary results of research or overviews of research results to a scholarly community.
  30. Photos, letters, diaries, artifacts, and other primary sources that document the history of women in the United States.
  31. Worlds most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world. Historic and ongoing coverage.
  32. Access to most theses produced by students at Simon Fraser University from 1967 to 2013.
  33. Strategic management reports, including industry reports in consumer products, energy, financial services, healthcare, and technology.
  34. Direct Marketing Educational Foundation (DMEF) data sets, each containing customer buying history for about 100,000 customers of nationally known catalog and non-profit database marketing businesses.
    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.
  35. A collection of GIS data products for Canada. Access to the following GIS data products: CanMap streetfiles -- CanMap route logistics -- Canadian atlas map bundle -- Postal geography -- GeoPinpoint geocoding software -- Shorelined boundaries and census data for Canada.
  36. Academic peer-reviewed books, the Directory of Open Access Books is a service of the OAPEN Foundation. The OAPEN Foundation is an international initiative dedicated to Open Access monograph publishing, based at the National Library in The Hague. Terms of Use or Conditions of Use are available for each e-book at the publisher's website.
  37. At the end of the 20th century, during a period of intense political persecution, thousands of Doukhobors -- a religious group originating in the Ukraine -- emigrated to Canada. James Mavor (1854-1925), a political economist, teacher and writer, was instrumental in facilitating the Doukhobor migration. This collection contains printed materials (some in Russian), including pamphlets and articles on the Doukhobors; photographs of Doukhobor settlements in Canada; and Mavor's own notes and reports.
  38. A collection of manuscripts, photographs, books and book chapters, journals, magazine articles, financial documents and interviews dating from 1898 to 1975 that focuses on the settlement in Canada of Doukhobors fleeing religious persecution in their native Ukraine. Many items in Russian are accompanied by complete English-language translations; other items, including publications from the Doukhobor community and photographs with Russian inscriptions, are not translated.
  39. The Dow Jones Averages are comprised of The Daily and Monthly Dow Jones Composite (DJA), as well as The Dow Jones Industrial (DJI), The Dow Jones Transportation (DJT), The Dow Jones Utility (DJU), The Dow 10, and The Dow 5.
    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.
  40. DRAM (Database of Recorded American Music) provides high-quality streaming access to recordings by New World Records, CRI and other important labels. Includes folk, opera, jazz, musical theatre, contemporary and electronic music.
  41. Previous editions of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM).
  42. The 5th edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), published by the American Psychiatric Association. This is the standard diagnostic tool used by mental health professionals worldwide.
  43. Duke University Press publishes books and journals in the humanities and social sciences.
  44. Industry norms (ratios) by asset range for industries. Data from 2001 to 2010 only. (available online via CHASS)
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