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  1. Indexes core journal articles, conference proceedings, and other resources in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, can be used for citation analysis of research. A citation index contains the references cited by the authors of the publications covered by the index. You can use these references to do a cited reference search. This type of search enables you to find works that cite a previously published work.
  2. An extensive collection of bibliographies of books, articles, monographs, reports and theses in physical and human geography, geology, mineralogy, ecology and development studies. The scope is international, dating back to 1980. The interdisciplinary coverage makes it suitable for researching environmental issues.
  3. Articles published in over 350 English-language periodicals. Topics include: Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Communications, Community Health, Economics, Geography, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Planning & Public Administration, Religion & Theology, Minority Studies, Performing Arts, Psychology, Philosophy, Political Science, Urban Studies etc.

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  1. Multidisciplinary index to academic & popular journals.
  2. AGRIS (Agricultural sciences and technology) identifies worldwide references to journals, books, and non-conventional materials (sometimes called "grey literature" e.g. theses, reports, etc.) covering all aspects of agriculture, forestry, plant and animal production, and food and nutrition.CARIS (Current Agricultural Research Information System) identifies detailed information about current agricultural research projects being carried out in - or on behalf of - developing countries.
  3. Alternative, radical, and Left publications which report and analyze the practices and theories of cultural, economic, political, and social change. Includes both popular media publications and peer-reviewed journals.
  4. Literature on all aspects of U.S. and Canadian history, culture and current affairs from prehistory to present. Access is limited to 6 users at a time. Users will be automatically logged out of the database after 12 minutes of inactivity.
  5. Citations with abstracts to the worldwide literature (grey literature and published research from 1978) on the Arctic and other cold regions. Produced by the Arctic Institute of North America. Covers a wide range of topics ranging from science to social science and history.
  6. Manuscripts, paintings, maps, photographs, drawings, and missionary periodicals documenting the experiences of British and American diplomats, missionaries, business people, and tourists in China from 1793 to 1980.
  7. 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.
  8. Citations with abstracts to economics journals, books, and working papers. Coverage includes Accounting, Business Finance and Investment, Consumer Economics, Economic Growth, Health Economics, Industry Studies, International Economics, Labor, Natural Resources, Urban and Regional Economics, and Welfare Programs
  9. Geographically related literature in German, French and English, with more than 60000 entries. Produced by the Department of Geography of Erlangen-Nuremberg University.
  10. Abstracts of journal articles, book reviews, dissertations on the history of the world outside, excluding Canada and the United States, since 1450. Access is limited to 6 users at a time. Users will be automatically logged out of the database after 12 minutes of inactivity.
  11. Abstracts of political science articles published in journals and yearbooks around the world.
  12. An archival collection of scholarly journals mainly in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Subject coverage includes: African American Studies, Anthropology, Asian Studies, Botany & Ecology, Economics, Education, Finance, General Science, History, Literature, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Sociology and Statistics.
  13. For use with GIS Software. This dataset includes country-level demographic data, 1st level admin demographic data, pixel (1kmē) level data, and a layer with area calculations for population density.
  14. An annotated bibliography on population topics covering books, journal articles, working papers, and other material. Produced by the Office of Population Research, Princeton University.
  15. Catalogue of books and journals on architecture held at the RIBA library. Materials indexed include: books, journal articles, drawings, photographs and slides, and manuscripts.
  16. Ebooks and journal articles on science and medicine, from Elsevier.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
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