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  1. Fulltext of all computing and computer-related journals and conference proceedings published by the Association for Computing Machinery.
  2. Full text of the ACP Journal Club (a publication of the American College of Physicians), and Evidence-Based Medicine (joint publication of the ACP and the British Medical Journal Group).
  3. The Audio Engineering Society (AES) E-Library contains over 14,000 fully searchable PDF files documenting the progression of audio research from 1953 to the present day.
  4. Biographies of over 17,000 individuals from all periods of US history.
  5. The more than 1,000 periodicals in these three former microfilm collections provide the materials necessary to study trends in the United States from 1741 to 1900.
  6. Archives Unbound presents topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support the research and study needs of scholars and students at the college and university level.
  7. Cross search Gale sources of literature. Contains: Dictionary of Literary Biography; Gale Virtual Reference Library; Literautre Criticism Online; Something About the Author
  8. NOTE: For use by current SFU faculty, staff and registered students only.
    French literature, non-fiction and technical writing.
  9. A collection of research papers in physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics.
  10. Online access to the American Society of Brewing Chemists (ASBC) Methods of Analysis.
  11. Several economics, business, and demographic publications by BC Stats (the British Columbia Statistical Agency).
  12. BCC Research reports provide market analysis and forecasting on a wide range of major emerging technological and scientific developments.
  13. Contains Canadian law reports.
  14. Bioline international.
  15. Birds of North America Online is a continually updated, comprehensive reference for life history information on over 700 different bird species
  16. Strategic management reports published by Business Insights.
  17. Thousands of business journals, industry magazines, and industry & market reports.
  18. Access to decisions from 1980 to current, as well as Canadian Human Rights Reporter eVolumes (from v.78 to current) as well as Current Law and Human Rights Digest.
  19. This database offers access to the full text of over 350 Canadian newspapers from Canada's leading publishers.
  20. Canadian Points of View Reference Centre™ is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue.
  21. The Canadiana Collection is a collection of publications dating back to the early 17th century.
  22. Canadian case law and statutes
  23. A perspective on the 19th century like no other, through the words ofThomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle. Browse over 10,000 of their collectedletters by date, by recipient, by subject, and by volume.
  24. Japanese studies index with some full text reports and journal articles
  25. Full text of the regularly updated systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare prepared by The Cochrane Collaboration. Access full reviews in the database by clicking on the "EBM Topic Review" link, just above the "Where can I get this?" button.
  26. A database of studies relevant to the methods of systematic reviews of health care and social interventions.
  27. A full text archive for publications in the area of cognitive science.
  28. Interactive online methods database of cell and molecular biology protocols.
  29. All World Development Reports since 1978 in one convenient, cross-searchable website
  30. A sub-section of, this is a fulltext repository of research papers in Computing Science.
  31. Full text Canadian criminal case law, criminal and related legislation, law reports and digests, annotated criminal codes (Tremeer's and Crankshaw's), and commentary.

    NOTE: After clicking "Connect", select the "Criminal Source" tab in the upper left corner.

  32. Proceedings of the Court of Justice, judgments, press releases and other information about the court.
  33. Published in collaboration with the Royal Irish Academy, the Dictionary of Irish Biography is the most comprehensive and authoritative biographical reference work available both in print and online for Ireland.
  34. Biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres.
  35. Online access to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) published by the American Psychiatric Association.
  36. Encyclopedia of the first five centuries of Church History.
  37. Indexes over 1,900 environmental journals, with fulltext access to about 750. Also available is fulltext access to over 200 monographs.
  38. EUR-Lex provides free access to European Union law and other documents considered to be public
  39. Europa World is the online version of the Europa World Year Book.
  40. This database combines over 35,000 sources (newspapers, newswires, industry publications, websites, company reports, and more) from 200 countries (including Canada and France), in 26 languages.
  41. Figure/Ground is an open-source, para-academic, inter-disciplinary collaboration. We publish in-depth transcripts of interviews with scholars, researchers, and university professors, as well as artists, filmmakers, and creators of every stripe.
  42. Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text is the definitive online tool for film and television research.
  43. Translated foreign broadcasts and news
  44. In-depth market research and strategy reports.

    SFU faculty and staff are eligible to use a separate version which includes PDF downloads. Please contact or from a valid SFU email account to set up access to that version.

    SFU students may request PDF delivery of specific reports from Frost & Sullivan for legitimate use. Please contact or from a valid SFU email account with your request.

  45. Books, manuscripts, periodicals in the French language; maps, images, scores, music, and sound recordings related to France.
  46. Full-text of the Globe and Mail from 1844 to current (3 year embargo)
  47. The HTA database brings together details on ongoing health technology assessments (studies of the medical, social, ethical, and economic implications of healthcare interventions).
  48. HeinOnline includes more than 75 million pages of law and law-related research material stored digitally in a fully-searchable, image-based format.
  49. Full page and article images of the Globe and Mail, New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post.
  50. Company profiles and financial information for over 15,000 major companies.
  51. Industry research reports.
  52. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Materials Science
  53. Online access to the plays and poems of Shakespeare.
  54. Polls, public opinion and research information on international topics including politics, technology, health, finance, consumer products and consumer trends.
  55. A collection of books, newspapers and government documents focusing on the history and culture of Italian-Canadians.
  56. Index to Medieval and Renaissance journals and books.
  57. EU Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) documents.
  58. A monthly digest of worldwide political and economic affairs.
  59. Complimentary access to the online tax research databases from the CICA.
  60. IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) and CPA's (formerly CICA) Accounting, Assurance, and Public Sector Accounting Handbooks.
  61. Canadian legal research sources.
  62. International news coverage, business news, legal cases and law reports.
  63. is an online platform that allows users to access an enriched and fully searchable version of the Debates of the House of Commons of Canada (Hansard).
  64. A searchable library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources; authors from France, Spain, Germany and other countries from Europe, Africa, and South America are also presented.
  65. The LLMC-Digital Law Library database includes over 6,000 titles in more than 73,000 volumes (over 45 million pages) covering the U.S. , Canada, and a range of other jurisdictions
  66. Online access to the London Review of Books
  67. Secondary school audience.
  68. Online proceedings from Materials Research Society Symposia.
  69. Decisions from 1972 to the present.
    Access to the pdfs in this database is restricted to current SFU students, faculty and staff. To get the user name & password, contact an SFU librarian.

    Library staff can view details with their CRDB login or through the staff library website.

  70. National Observer focuses on news and in-depth reports on under-covered Canadian stories in the area of climate, energy, and related culture, business and politics.
  71. Technical reports.
  72. Database of recent Canadian collective agreements.
  73. Freely available software, documents, and databases of interest to the numerical, scientific computing, and other communities.
  74. This database provides cost-benefit analyses about health care interventions.
  75. Formerly SourceOECD, OECD iLibrary provides electronic access to books, periodicals and statistics published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  76. Open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world.
  77. The World Bank Open Knowledge Repository (OKR) is The World Bank’s official open access repository for its research outputs and knowledge products.
  78. The OLH publishing platform supports academic journals from across the humanities disciplines, as well as hosting its own multidisciplinary journal.
  79. Reference resources on all aspects of visual arts. Sources include Grove Art Online, Benezit Dictionary of Artists, Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics & Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.
  80. Formerly known as the Dictionary of National Biography.
    An illustrated collection of 50,000 specially written biographies of the men and women who shaped all aspects of Britain's past, from the fourth century BC to the year 2000.
  81. Comprehensive reference source on all aspects of music.
  82. Resources for teachers.
    Restricted to current students, faculty and staff.
  83. Online access to the People's Daily, China's most authoritative newspaper. Coverage spans May 1946-present.
  84. Indexes French language social science and science journals published in France.
  85. PROLA is the concrete expression of APS's commitment to ensuring the immediate and long-term accessibility all journal content that we publish. Rolling access to back issues of APS journals.
  86. Access to nearly 200 million pages of digitized historical content.
    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.
  87. Political Science Complete (PSC) contains full text for over 480 journals, and indexing and abstracts for nearly 2,100 titles.
  88. Current issues of newspapers from around the world.
  89. Full coverage of the New York Times from 1851 to 4 years ago.
  90. Full coverage of the Wall Street Journal from 1889 to 18 years ago.
  91. Full coverage of the Washington Post from 1877 to 7 years ago.
  92. APA and CPA journals in online full text.
  93. Access to Quill & Quire's online news service for book trade professionals in Canada.
  94. A searchable database of select Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (RCAP) records.
  95. Source for prescribing and managing drug therapy at the point of care, includes access to the CPS.
  96. SCOAP3 is a repository of open access journal articles in the field of High-Energy Physics.
  97. Full text access to two series: Something About the Author, which examines lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults, and Something About the Author: Autobiography.
  98. Open access e-books and journals from SpringerOpen.
  99. An authoritative reference work suitable for use by professionals and students in the field of philosophy, as well as by all others interested in authoritative discussions on philosophical topics.
  100. Online access to a small collection of standards from the Canadian Standards Association (CSA), the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) related to medical electrical equipment and devices and general power systems.
  101. Contains full runs of the Institute’s Annual Reports, Proceedings, Annual Meeting Speeches, and the Institute’s newsletter, The ALI Reporter.
  102. Digital library of most literary texts written in Greek from Homer (8th century B.C.) to the fall of Byzantium in AD 1453.
  103. Contains the texts of over 158,000 records of bilateral and multilateral treaties and subsequent treaty actions
  104. Un dictionnaire du français standard en usage au Québec.

    Québécois Dictionary.

    Restricted to current students, faculty and staff. Users must create a personal account on the Usito website to access this resource.
  105. Access to BestCase, CriminalSource and LawSource. Contains former Criminal Spectrum content.
  106. This collection will contain the current constitution of every country in the world in its original language. Also included are more than 800 classic books on constitutions, constitutional history and jurisprudence, and political and economic history.
  107. Online access to Trade Policy Reviews published by the World Trade Organization.
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