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  1. Handbooks on nanoscience and nanotechnology published by CRC Press.
  2. Case reports and decisions from Advertising Self-Regulatory Council (ASRC), a self-regulatory body for national advertisers in the US. ASRC includes materials from the National Advertising Division (NAD) of the Council of Better Business Bureaus, the Children's Advertising Review Unit (CARU), the National Advertising Review Board (NARB) and the Electronic Retailing Self-Regulatory Program (ERSP).
    Library staff can find the details on the library staff website.
    Access: Access to the documents in this database is restricted to current SFU students, faculty and staff. To get the user name & password, contact an SFU librarian.
  3. Films produced by the National Film Board of Canada (streaming online). Includes documentaries, animation and alternative dramas. Note: To access to CAMPUS features (e.g. learning bundles, study guides, searching by school subject), SFU users may contact lib-licensing@sfu.ca to request the activation key.

    Authorized Users may access the Website and the Content outside of the premises of Subscriber’s educational institution solely for bona fide educational and research purposes, including presentations by student teachers conducted as part of a practicum.

  4. In-depth reports and opinion pieces on under-reported Canadian stories in the areas of climate change, energy, politics, the natural world, and related societal issues.
  5. Full text ebooks and ejournals from the publisher Canadian Science Publishing. Subject matter focuses on science and engineering and especially on the applied sciences. Contains journals and books from a variety of Canadian associations including the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada's Research Press.
  6. Digitized images (gif & pdf formats) of the Canada Gazette (a federal government newsletter) from 1841-1997. Includes: Announcements about statutes, regulations, administrative board decisions, and public notes from businesses, non-governmental organizations, and private citizens. For publications from 1998 to present, go to http://www.gazette.gc.ca/accueil-home-eng.html
  7. Bibliographic information and abstracts of health-related articles, reports, surveys, and other resource documents on the health and health care of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Canadian First Nations.
  8. Large library of online recordings of classical music. Also includes jazz and world music recordings, along with other genres.
  9. Monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, photographs, statistics, and other documents from the 19th century. Topics cover political, social, and cultural history, and science and technology around the world.
  10. Covers all aspects of criminal justice, including law enforcement, crime prevention and security, and juvenile justice. Includes journal articles, books, research reports, government reports, and unpublished research. Alumni and external users may use this version.
  11. Covers all aspects of criminal justice, including law enforcement, crime prevention and security, and juvenile justice. Includes journal articles, books, research reports, government reports, and unpublished research.
  12. Database of recent Canadian collective agreements.
  13. A data discovery tool that provides researchers with the ability to search for survey questions and variables across hundreds of datasets held in a number of collections. NESSTAR supports basic tabulation and analysis online, and allows for the downloading of most datasets into statistical software for further analysis.
    Off-campus access is not available. Please use Nesstar WebView (Statistics Canada) for off-campus access.
  14. A data discovery tool that provides researchers with the ability to search for survey questions and variables across hundreds of datasets held in a number of collections. NESSTAR supports basic tabulation and analysis online, and allows for the downloading of most datasets into statistical software for further analysis.
  15. A free repository of software for scientific computing comprising a large number of separate programs and libraries. Most of the code is written in C and Fortran, with some programs in other languages. Of interest to the numerical, scientific computing, and other communities,
  16. Ebooks spanning a wide variety of disciplines from a range of academic, scholarly publishers on the popular EBSCOhost platform.
  17. Records for web-based theses and dissertations with links back to the full text. Record metadata is collected from universities world-wide. NDLTD stands for "The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations".
  18. Short write-ups from the Catholic perspective of people, institutions, cultural phenomena, religions, philosophies, politics and social movements.
  19. Comprehensive reference source on all aspects of music. Includes access to Grove Music Online,The Oxford Dictionary of Music and The Oxford Companion to Music. Includes links to related sites, including sound archives and illustrations.
  20. An Excel file that lists over 650 B.C. and Lower Mainland companies, associations and schools dealing in: software engineering, web design, ecommerce, graphic & print design, animation & interactive entertainment, streaming media & sound design, emarketing, identity & branding, information technology, and telecommunications. Published by the Vancouver Public Library.
  21. Contains the full text of the 8 volume New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics.
  22. Full-text of the New York Times newspaper from its inception in 1851 to four years ago. Contains full-page images of each issue.
  23. Full text and full colour scanned images of the U.S.-based weekly magazine from 1925 onwards. Features a mix of reporting on national and international politics and culture, humor and cartoons, fiction and poetry, and reviews and criticism of books, movies, theatre, classical and popular music, television, art, and fashion.
  24. Films produced by the National Film Board of Canada (streaming online). Includes documentaries, animation and alternative dramas. Note: To access to CAMPUS features (e.g. learning bundles, study guides, searching by school subject), SFU users may contact lib-licensing@sfu.ca to request the activation key.

    Authorized Users may access the Website and the Content outside of the premises of Subscriber’s educational institution solely for bona fide educational and research purposes, including presentations by student teachers conducted as part of a practicum.

  25. Films produced by the National Film Board of Canada (streaming online). Includes documentaries, animation and alternative dramas. Note: To access to CAMPUS features (e.g. learning bundles, study guides, searching by school subject), SFU users may contact lib-licensing@sfu.ca to request the activation key.

    Authorized Users may access the Website and the Content outside of the premises of Subscriber’s educational institution solely for bona fide educational and research purposes, including presentations by student teachers conducted as part of a practicum.

  26. This database provides cost-benefit analyses about health care interventions.
  27. Annual survey data on Canadian consumer behaviour, including readership of specific Canadian magazines and newspapers and usage of consumer products (categories, not brands) and services (e.g. financial or travel). The data can be cross-tabulated by demographic and psychographic factors. See Vividata Target Snapshot for some of the same data in a simpler, online interface.
    Access: Available at the standalone computers at Bennett and Belzberg Libraries.
    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.
  28. Monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, photographs, statistics, and other documents from the 19th century. Topics cover political, social, and cultural history, and science and technology around the world.
  29. Full text of 250 British and Irish novels from 1782-1903. Covers: major (e.g. Austen, the Brontës, Dickens, Thackeray) and little-known Victorian novelists; Gothic novels (e.g. Frankenstein -- 1818 & 1831 versions); Silver Fork school novels (e.g. Glenarvon, Vivian Grey); New Woman novels (e.g. The Story of an African Farm); popular fiction (e.g.The Water-Babies, Black Beauty); and, Fin de siècle fiction (e.g. Dorian Grey, Dracula).
  30. Bibliographic references, with external links to full text where available, for European and American periodicals, books, newspapers, and government publications published in the 19th century.
  31. Citations to almost all print publications (books, periodicals, directories and other ephemera) in the British Empire and the USA from 1801-1919. Bibliographic information includes author and author epithet; imprint date and place; library location; subject classification,
  32. US Newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the United States. The collection encompasses the entire 19th century and covers the American Civil War, African-American history and culture, Western migration and Antebellum-era life. Inlcudes major newspapers as well as those published by African Americans, Native Americans, women's rights groups, labor groups and the Confederacy.
  33. Personal narratives of immigrants who came to North America between 1800 and 1950.
  34. 100,000+ pages of full text and images dating from 17th century to present day. Life stories of American Indians and Canadian First Peoples in their own words and through the words of others.
  35. Full text plays of North American Indigenous playwrights of the twentieth century. Many of the plays are previously unpublished or hard to find, thus often previously overlooked or inaccessible.
  36. 100,000+ pages of full text and images dating from 17th century to present day. Life stories of American Indians and Canadian First Peoples in their own words and through the words of others.
  37. Comprehensive reference work covering all aspects of Canadian and American Theatre. It has records of of thousands of plays, people, theatres, individual productions, and companies, with access to some full text plays. Also includes images, playbills, postcards, scrapbooks and other ephemera.
  38. Over 1500 plays by over 300 women covering colonial era to present times. Topics include: the campaign for suffrage (including propaganda plays); access to higher education; inclusion in various professions; domestic entrapment; life on the frontier; and, the Underground Railroad.
  39. Full text or scans of the correspondence and diaries of around 1325 women from the colonial era to 1950. Represents all age groups and life stages, a wide range of ethnicities, many geographical regions. Also includes over 1,500 biographies.
  40. Research, policy and program materials relating to Indigenous involvement with the criminal justice system in the U.S., Canada and Greenland. Many materials are related to community-based initiatives and programs designed to address Indigenous conflict with the law, and there are also listings for documents in related areas, including health and welfare, drug and alcohol use, jurisdictional issues and education. Records were added to this database between approximately 1985 to 1994.
  41. Canadian local histories about places, ethnic groups, cultural phenomena, and organizations. Topics include Acadian migration to the Maritimes, Métis heroes, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Irish settlement at Grosse Isle, and more.
  42. Bibliographic information and short plot summaries of novels published from 1851-2000. Excludes children's and young adult fiction.
  43. Full text ebooks and ejournals from the publisher Canadian Science Publishing. Subject matter focuses on science and engineering and especially on the applied sciences. Contains journals and books from a variety of Canadian associations including the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada's Research Press.
  44. Records for web-based theses and dissertations with links back to the full text. Record metadata is collected from universities world-wide. NDLTD stands for "The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations".
  45. Provides access to aerospace-related citations, full-text online documents, images, and videos. Includes conference papers, journal articles, meeting papers, patents, research reports, images, movies, and technical videos. All created or funded by NASA. Full text documents are free but must be requested through the NASA STI Order Form.
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