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  1. Citations, abstracts, and scholarly articles in women's studies and feminist research. Online equivalent of Women Studies Abstracts, Women's Studies Bibliography, and Women's Studies Database.
  2. Abstracts of journal articles, books, chapters, association papers, dissertations, and book, film, and software reviews related to theoretical and applied social sciences.
  3. Multidisciplinary index to academic & popular journals.
  4. Cataloguing records of over 9000 libraries and institutes.

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  1. Literature on social gerontology, including articles from journals and magazines, books, research reports, and videos, with a focus on the social, psychological, and economic aspects of middle age and aging.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Comprehensive Canadian periodical collection for reference and current events. Publications include scholarly journal articles, trade publications, dissertations, books, newspapers and magazines.
  5. Covers journals in the fields of communication, mass media studies, linguistics and film. Many major journals have indexing, abstracts, PDFs and searchable citations from their first issues to the present (dating as far back as 1915).
  6. British source material, including books, letters, diaries, government papers, ledgers, ephemera (pamphlets, manuscripts, ballads, cartoons), medical journals, conduct books, and periodicals on gender, leisure and consumer culture.
  7. Serial publications printed in the 18th century across the British Empire including the colonies of India, Canada and the Caribbean. Includes subjects such as literature, moral and satirical issues, politics, theatre and arts, religion, trade, newspapers and current events, and a full run of The Lady’s Magazine (1770-1832)
  8. Current research and policy documents on international development issues.
  9. A comprehensive Education database, covering education research and practice. Includes journal articles, conference papers, curriculum guides, lesson plans, theses and dissertations and more. *Use this version if you are a current student, faculty or staff member.*
  10. Scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web.
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  11. 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.
  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. Lists key books, articles, and other sources on a wide variety of subjects via annotated and curated bibliographies. An excellent starting point for locating important literature and scholarly sources on a topic. Focuses on the arts, humanities, and social sciences.
  14. Humanities and social sciences peer-reviewed academic journals and ebooks from university presses and scholarly societies world-wide.
  15. Worlds most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world. Historic and ongoing coverage.
  16. 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."
  17. Audiovisual, print, and online resources on social and environmental justice. Materials are made available through CJSF Radio, the First Nations Students Association, Out on Campus, Simon Fraser Public Interest Research Group, Sustainable SFU, and the Women's Centre at Simon Fraser University.
  18. Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (RCAP) records selected by Library and Archives Canada (LAC). Transcripts of hearings, research reports, submissions from tribal councils, organizations and interest groups, and more.
  19. 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.
  20. Videos on all aspects of the research process and methods. Also covers practical skills such as project management and writing for publication.
  21. Broad coverage of social science journals.
  22. 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
  23. Correspondence, newspaper clippings and other materials related to Shirley Petten's landmark ruling on same-sex survivor benefit rights from the BC Worker's Compensation Board in 1992.
  24. Systematic reviews, evidence-based synopses, articles, e-textbooks evidence related to evidence-based clinical practice.
  25. 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.
  26. Global statistics and indicators on gender, population, and social development. Data has been compiled and updated in close cooperation with the statistical services of the United Nations agencies.
  27. Books, scholarly essays, commentaries, bibliographies, and primary sources, such as images, documents, and pamphlets on womens activism in American public life.
  28. Interpretative essays and documents including charity and international relief reports, pamphlets, photographs, press cuttings, magazines, posters, correspondence, minutes, records, diaries, memoranda, statistics, circulars, regulations and invitations on women's involvement in 20th-Century social, political, military and gender history. Focus is on women's roles in World War I Britain.
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