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  1. Books, pamphlets, serials and other documents that provide original accounts of exploration, trade, colonialism, slavery and abolition, the western movement, Native Americans, military actions, and more. The collection is based on Joseph Sabin's bibliography on American history and culture.
  2. Leased, rotating collection of technology, digital media, and business books; educational videos included as well. Both trade (eg, O'Reilly) and academic publishers (CRC, Wiley) in collection. Requires separate login.
  3. Search or browse all journals published by Sage.
  4. Access and search ebooks and reference sources published by Sage.
  5. Collection of teaching datasets and instructional guides covering a range of research methods. By picking a dataset and working through the accompanying guides, students can learn data analysis by practicing themselves.
  6. 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.
  7. Videos on all aspects of the research process and methods. Also covers practical skills such as project management and writing for publication.
  8. Online access to Salem Press reference books in the Library's collection.
  9. Ebooks from Canadian publishers provided by the Association of Canadian University Presses/Association des Presses Universitaires Canadiennes.
  10. Covers a large number of scientific journals across a wide range of disciplines, from 1900 to the present.
  11. Covers general science, biological and agricultural science, applied science, and technology. Mainly citations and abstracts, with some full-text articles.
  12. Ebooks and journal articles on science and medicine, from Elsevier.
  13. A collection of chemical substances, reactions and literature references. Covers all aspects of chemistry (Chemical Abstracts online). NOTE: For use by current SFU faculty, staff and registered students only.
    Authorized users must register with a valid SFU email address in order to access SciFinder.
  14. Tool to measure the quality and impact of research projects - access to the research performance of 4,600 research institutions and 220 countries worldwide. SciVal helps assess an institution's research performance from a variety of perspectives in order to establish, execute and evaluate strategies based on reliable evidence.
    Users must create an account to use SciVal. Users can also login with their ScienceDirect account credentials.
  15. A repository of open access journal articles in the field of High-Energy Physics.
  16. Oral histories of Scottish immigrants to British Columbia that were recorded in 2003 and 2004 by SFU's Centre for Scottish Studies.
  17. Oral histories of Scottish immigrants to British Columbia that were recorded in 2003 and 2004 by SFU's Centre for Scottish Studies.
  18. Full texts of lyric poetry by Scottish women (1789 - 1832), with contemporary critical reviews and scholarly essays.
  19. Microdata Analysis and Subsetting provides interactive access to a growing list of selected microdata files via SDA (Survey Documentation and Analysis) software. Many of the micro-data files that are available via the Data Liberation Initiative (DLI ) from Statistics Canada can be used via SDA. SDA access is based on SPSS and is used in a web browser thus eliminating the need for SPSS on the desktop.
  20. Data from the SEC mandated public disclosure of order execution and routing practices. Market centers that trade national market system securities disclose information concerning their quality of executions on a stock-by-stock basis. Coverage is 2000-2005.
    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.
  21. Newspapers and news pamphlets gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757- 1817). This collection covers early English news media and helps chart the concept of news, newspapers and the free press. The original Burney Newspaper collection is held at the British Library.
  22. Search archival holdings of both the SFU Archives and SFU Library's Special Collections and Rare Books. Mostly descriptions of records, with direct access where available.
  23. SFU Clan football team memorabilia donated by Fred Pazarena containing materials gathered by Pazarena and from Gary Conley, Joe Bell, Jim Jordine, Rob McLaren, Clay McEvoy, Glenn Colwell, Mrs. June Davies and the SFU Archives. Contains material from publications including The Peak, Vancouver Sun, Vancouver Province, and BC Sport News.
  24. Original editorial cartoon drawings published in Canada between 1952 and the present. Cartoonists included are: Bob Bierman, Graham Harrop, Bob Krieger, John Larter, Brent Lynch, Dan Murphy, Len Norris, Roy Peterson, Adrian Raeside, Ingrid Rice, Jim Rimmer, and Edd Uluschak.
  25. Audio and video from readings and lectures sponsored by or held at SFU Library.
  26. Thematic yearly issues collecting the best international scholarship in English about Shakespeare studies and production from 1948 - present.
  27. Citation information to short stories published from 1819-1983, searchable by author, title, genre.
  28. Journals published by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.
  29. A web-based mapping application that enables users to create thematic maps and reports using Canadian demographic, Census, business, and consumer data. Note: There are limits on the amount of data that can be exported.
  30. Original manuscript and rare printed materials on transatlantic slavery, abolition, and social justice. Collection also includes scholarly essays, chronology, and bibliography, which provide further information on materials.
  31. Books, serials, manuscripts, supreme court records and briefs, biographies, chronology, bibliographies, and more on the transatlantic slave trade, the global movement for the abolition of slavery, the legal, personal, and economic aspects of the slavery system, and the dynamics of emancipation in the U.S., as well as in Latin America, the Caribbean, and other regions.
  32. Books, serials, manuscripts, supreme court records and briefs, biographies, chronology, bibliographies, and more on the transatlantic slave trade, the global movement for the abolition of slavery, the legal, personal, and economic aspects of the slavery system, and the dynamics of emancipation in the U.S., as well as in Latin America, the Caribbean, and other regions.
  33. Search across four Smithsonian collections on technology, design, innovation: Worlds Fairs and Expositions, Trade Literature and the Merchandizing of Industry, Air & Space Magazine (1986 to current), and Smithsonian Magazine (1970 to current).
  34. Streaming audio recordings of the world's musical and aural traditions. Recordings come from a variety of places including Smithsonian Folkways Records, Cook, Dyer-Bennet, Fast Folk, Monitor, Paredon and other labels. It also includes music recorded for the International Library of African Music (ILAM), as well as material collected by recordists on the South Asian subcontinent from the Archive Research Centre for Ethnomusicology (ARCE).
  35. Combines Air & Space Magazine and Smithsonian Magazine. Topics include aviation, space, innovation, history, science, technology, arts, and culture.
  36. Citations, abstracts, and citation searching (cited reference searching) across major journals in multiple disciplines in the social sciences.
  37. Broad coverage of social science journals.
  38. Article abstracts, citations to book reviews, and dissertations in social work, human services, social welfare, social policy, and community development.
  39. Documents on social behaviour and organization from major social sciences theorists.
  40. Abstracts of journal articles, books, chapters, association papers, dissertations, and book, film, and software reviews related to theoretical and applied social sciences.
  41. Literature and audiovisual materials in sociology and social work, including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction, and more.
  42. Biographical and autobiographical information about the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults, includes all volumes to present.
  43. Royalty free sound effects from Sound Ideas as WAV files for synchronization with other media. Sound effects include: isolated sounds, specialty effects, foley sounds and background ambiences.
    Sound Ideas are available as WAV files on: SFU Bennett/Belzberg Library computers, Mac laptops for loan in the SFU Fraser Library in Surrey (for SIAT students ONLY), computer labs at SFU Surrey, and computer labs at SFU Woodward's.
  44. Searchable catalog for identifying sound effects from the royalty free CDs produced by Sound Ideas. Does not include actual files. To learn about using the listed information to locate a sound effect file on SFU Library Computers or in CD format, see the Finding Sound Effect Files guide.
  45. Directory to expert sources and media spokespersons
  46. Global financial intelligence with an array of tools for analysis. Access deep company and industry research, view market snapshots for indices, mutual funds, futures, options, currencies, and commodities, and view profiles on private and public company executives, board members and investment professionals.
    SFU students, faculty and staff must register with a valid SFU email address in order to access S & P Capital IQ.
    Strongly recommend that users register and complete the registration from on campus.
    Access to S&P Capital IQ is restricted to current students, faculty and staff at Simon Fraser University.
  47. Research library practices and policies, from the Association of Research Libraries.
  48. An integrated spectral database system for organic compounds. Includes 6 different types of spectra under a directory of the compounds.
  49. Includes journal articles, ebooks, and conference proceedings from the International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE). Covers the field of optics, photonics, medical imaging, remote sensing, and optical engineering.
  50. Access to e-books from SPIE.
  51. Index of physics journal papers, preprints, e-prints, technical reports, conference papers and theses, comprehensively indexed by the SLAC and DESY libraries since 1974.
  52. Worldwide literature on exercise, sports, kinesiology, sport psychology, and the social aspects of sport and leisure.
  53. Bibliographic and physical location information on research publications about the polar regions, with good representation of the Canadian North (Yukon and Northwest Territories). Diverse subjects covered ranging from science to law and history. Coverage is 1671-2015. For 2016 onward, search Cambridge Libraries Collections.
  54. A medium for the publication of new developments in computer science and information technology research and teaching. Includes subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics (LNBI). Materials indexed: Conference proceedings, edited multiauthor volumes, monographs, Festschrifts, and some theses,
  55. Reports new developments in the fields of control and information sciences. Includes preliminary drafts of monographs and advanced textbooks, lectures, research reports, and conference papers.
  56. Ebooks, journals, conference papers, and reference works published by Springer. Covers a wide range of disciplines, with an emphasis on the sciences.
  57. Open access ebooks and journals covering a range of disciplines, from SpringerOpen.
  58. Encyclopedia articles on philosophy and philosophers.
  59. Historical manuscripts from Early Modern Britain and Europe, between 1509 to 1782. Materials are linked to text-searchable calendars.
  60. A simple to use statistics portal that integrates statistics from thousands of sources, on topics related to business, media, public policy, health and others. Statistics can be exported in PPT, XLS, PDF, and PNG formats.
  61. One-volume, comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
  62. Data and statistics provided by the Government of Canada, covering the population, resources, economy, society, and culture of Canada. Includes: data tables, statistical analyses and reports, survey methodologies and documentation, and census information
  63. Access to aggregate data using the Beyond 20/20 platform. Researchers accessing the data will be able to view and manipulate .ivt files via the Web without having to install any additional software.
  64. A system for distributing statistical software, datasets, and information by electronic mail, FTP and WWW.
  65. Articles and reference entries in the field of experimental psychology and neuroscience.
  66. Video interviews chronicling the experiences of older lesbian-gay-bisexual-transfolk conducted as part of a project called "Stories of Older Queers: Videography and Archives of Queer Elder Experiences."
  67. Summit is the Simon Fraser University research repository, a place to bring together selected scholarship and research of SFU and to promote this work to the wider world via Open Access. These selected research outputs include theses, research reports, journal articles, digital images, book chapters, data and other scholarly and teaching related works. These works are open to the world - search or browse the content. No registration is required to read and download the material.
  68. E-books, reports and journal issues focused on sustainability, CSR, corporate governance, ethics, environmental policy and management.
  69. Access to IDRISI GIS, a raster-based GIS software developed by Clark Labs of Clark University. Access only available to SFU departmental computers in the Burnaby campus.
  70. 50- to 100-page electronic books that synthesize an important research or development topic, authored by a prominent contributor to the field. These "lectures" provide more synthesis, analysis, and depth than typical research journal articles. Ideal entry points to new areas for researchers, advanced developers, and students.
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