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  1. A comprehensive Education database, covering all levels of education from early childhood to higher education as well as multilingual education, health education and testing. Includes journals, books, conference papers, book reviews and educational tests.
  2. 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.*
  3. Periodicals, journals, and reproduction of images covering fine, decorative and commercial art, folk art, photography, film, and architecture. Coverage from 1997-present is full-text; indexed coverage goes back to 1984.
  4. A comprehensive Education database, covering education research and practice. Includes journal articles, conference papers, curriculum guides, lesson plans, theses and dissertations and more. *Open access*

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  1. Index of historical literature on a variety of art topics from the years 1984-present. It covers fine, decorative, and commercial art. Good for finding contemporary criticism of art at the time of its debut.
  2. Index of historical literature on a variety of art topics from the years 1929 to 1984. It covers fine, decorative, and commercial art. Good for finding contemporary criticism of art at the time of its debut.
  3. Search the Art Index, Art Full Text and the Art Index Retrospective together.
  4. Bibliographical information (including: periodical title, author, volume/issue number, pages) for articles about various aspects of music in Canada, published in Canadian music journals, newsletters and magazines from the late 19th century to present. Significant articles about international artists since 1999 are also indexed.
  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. Streaming video of dance productions & documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, improvisational dance, and modern concert dance.
  7. Database collecting documentation of digital installation art. Includes computer animation, interactive art, net art, transgenic art, sound installation, bio art, and more.
  8. Index to literature on design and craft since the mid-19th century. Research articles are covered, along with topical news items, conference and seminar reports, and book, video and exhibition reviews.
  9. Streaming videos for training and developing teachers, covering teaching methods, classroom management, content areas and student assessment.
  10. 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.*
  11. References articles in film and television journals and magazines.
  12. 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.
    SFU Authorized users can obtain full text links to SFU Library resources, by going to Google Scholar Settings and clicking on Library links. Then type and select Simon Fraser University - Get@SFU and Save.
    OR use the Off Campus and Wireless Access Bookmarklet to gain access to the full text licensed by SFU Library.
  13. International periodicals covering classical and popular music. Includes journal articles, book reviews, record reviews, first performances, and obituaries.
  14. Large library of online recordings of classical music. Also includes jazz and world music recordings, along with other genres.
  15. Films produced by the National Film Board of Canada (streaming online). Includes documentaries, animation and alternative dramas. Note: To access to CAMPUS features (e.g. learning bundles, study guides, searching by school subject), SFU users may contact lib-licensing@sfu.ca to request the activation key.

    Authorized Users may access the Website and the Content outside of the premises of Subscriber’s educational institution solely for bona fide educational and research purposes, including presentations by student teachers conducted as part of a practicum.

  16. Reference resources on all aspects of visual arts, and links to art images from around the world. Sources include Grove Art Online, Benezit Dictionary of Artists, Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics & Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.
  17. Comprehensive reference source on all aspects of music. Includes access to Grove Music Online,The Oxford Dictionary of Music and The Oxford Companion to Music. Includes links to related sites, including sound archives and illustrations.
  18. Multidisciplinary collection of journals and periodicals for the performing arts. It covers drama, theater, dance, film, and television.
  19. Worlds most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world. Historic and ongoing coverage.
  20. 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.
  21. Videos on all aspects of the research process and methods. Also covers practical skills such as project management and writing for publication.
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