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For help using these resources, contact Elyse Sanche, Education Librarian, at 778.782.7419 or eneufeld@sfu.ca

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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. Monographs, manuscripts, newspapers, periodicals and photographs about Indigenous populations in North America. Topics include the political, social, and cultural history of Native Peoples from the 16th century into the 20th century,
  3. 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.*
  4. More than 80,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents on all aspects of Native North American culture, history, and life. Topics include archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy. Coverage is from the sixteenth century to the present.
  5. 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.

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  1. Multidisciplinary index to academic & popular journals.
  2. A rich variety of material from the Edward E. Ayer Collection at the Newberry Library. Rare and original documents from treaties, speeches and diaries, historic maps, travel journals and more. Allows for the study of American Indian history from the early colonial period to the civil rights movement of the twentieth century.
  3. Comprehensive Canadian periodical collection for reference and current events. Publications include scholarly journal articles, trade publications, dissertations, books, newspapers and magazines.
  4. 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.*
  5. 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*
  6. 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.
  7. Full text plays of North American Indigenous playwrights of the twentieth century. Many of the plays are previously unpublished or hard to find, thus often previously overlooked or inaccessible.
  8. 100,000+ pages of full text and images dating from 17th century to present day. Life stories of American Indians and Canadian First Peoples in their own words and through the words of others.
  9. Research, policy and program materials relating to Indigenous involvement with the criminal justice system in the U.S., Canada and Greenland. Many materials are related to community-based initiatives and programs designed to address Indigenous conflict with the law, and there are also listings for documents in related areas, including health and welfare, drug and alcohol use, jurisdictional issues and education. Records were added to this database between approximately 1985 to 1994.
  10. Worlds most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world. Historic and ongoing coverage.
  11. 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.
  12. Videos on all aspects of the research process and methods. Also covers practical skills such as project management and writing for publication.
  13. Abstracts of journal articles, books, chapters, association papers, dissertations, and book, film, and software reviews related to theoretical and applied social sciences.
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