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This is a selected list of periodical indexes for all topics in Community Economic Development. For more specific recommendations contact Heather De Forest, Geography Liaison Librarian (hdefores@sfu.ca)

Top Resources

  1. Abstracts of political science articles published in journals and yearbooks around the world.
  2. Ebooks and journal articles on science and medicine, from Elsevier.
  3. Searchable list of all legislation (Acts, Regulation & Bills), and other government publications, documents, brochures, and pamphlets. FOR FULL TEXT: Use the library catalogue or the Canadian Research Index (http://cufts2.lib.sfu.ca/CRDB4/BVAS/resource/5653).
  4. Geographically related literature in German, French and English, with more than 60000 entries. Produced by the Department of Geography of Erlangen-Nuremberg University.
  5. 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. 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.
  3. Details on Canadian organizations and international groups including industry, commercial and professional associations, registered charities, and special interest organizations.
  4. Thousands of scholarly business journals, industry magazines, company profiles, and industry & market reports. This database offers information in virtually every area of business including accounting & tax, banking, finance & insurance, construction, computer science, economics and many more.
  5. Full text access to major Canadian daily newspapers (such as the Globe and Mail, National Post, The Gazette (Montreal), and Vancouver Sun) as well as small market newspapers and weeklies published in Canada.
  6. Formerly called Microlog, this index covers publications of research value put out by the Canadian Government. This includes publications produced by federal, provincial, territorial & municipal governments, government agencies & departments, research institutes and government laboratories. It also contains theses and dissertations(1990 - 1998 only) from Canadian universities.
  7. 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
  8. Data related to food and agriculture around the world, provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
  9. 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.
  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. International news coverage, business news, legal cases and law reports from early 1970's to present. Content is strongly American with significant coverage of Canadian and international topics.
  12. 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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