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  1. Covers worldwide literature in geology and earth sciences. Indexes journals in 40 languages as well as books, maps, reports, most U.S. Geological Survey publications, and American and Canadian masters and doctoral theses. Coverage: 1785 to the present.
  2. Covers Earth Sciences, primarily mining, materials and energy from 1865 to present. Includes: Bibliographic information, abstracts, plain language summaries, and links to online articles, Geographical Survey Canada publications, National Atlas maps, topographic maps, remote sensing publications, external publications by NRCan scientists and researchers, and other information regarding NRCan programs.
  3. Geographically related literature in German, French and English, with more than 60000 entries. Produced by the Department of Geography of Erlangen-Nuremberg University.

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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. Abstracts from articles, books, reports, conference proceedings, patents, and maps for aquatic sciences and fisheries from around the world.
  4. 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.
  5. International documentation of cartographic literature. Contains bibliographic records dating back to 1989. Bibliographic information about older publications can be searched in the printed volumes of the Bibliographia Cartographica (BC).
  6. Publications and presentations about the practice and application of Canadian geomorphology. Covers the fields of aeolian, applied, coastal, fluvial, glacial, hillslope, karst, periglacial, permafrost, and offshore geomorphology. Updated only through 2014.
  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. 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.
  9. Covers general science, biological and agricultural science, applied science, and technology. Mainly citations and abstracts, with some full-text articles.
  10. Ebooks and journal articles on science and medicine, from Elsevier.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
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