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Canadian Research Index

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The Canadian Research Index (formerly known as Microlog) includes all depository publications of research value issued by both the federal government and the ten provinces and three territories; hard to find non-depository publications issued by hundreds of Canadian government agencies and departments; scientific and technical report literature issued by research institutes and government laboratories; policy, social, economic, and political reports; Statistics Canada monographs and serials; selected statistical publications from other government agenices; and theses and dissertations(1990 - 1998 only) from Canadian universities.

All documents found in the database are available in the Microlog microfiche collection (JL 044 37) on the Sixth Floor of the Bennett Library. Individual reports are filed by the MICROLOG NUMBER.  

Alternate names
Microlog Index 
Coverage
1982-01-01 to current 
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Resource type
Index 
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Simultaneous users
Unlimited 
Update frequency
Quarterly 
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Print equivalents
Microlog Index (JL 75 Z955; 1979-1995; Bennett Reference Indexes) 
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Subjects
Accounting, Canadian Studies, Communication, Community Economic Development, Criminology, Economics, Education, Education, French Language, Finance, Government Information, Health Policy, History, Law, Political Science, Public Policy, Resource & Environmental Management, Urban Studies 
Allows electronic reserves
no 
Ereserves notes
Must provide a link. So long as use employs durable links to Products so that a "hit" is registered on ProQuest's on-line platform. Members and Authorized Users may incorporate a reasonable portion of the Licensed Material in course packs, study packs, resource lists and in any other material (including but not limited to multi-media works) to be used in the course of instruction and/or in virtual and managed environments (including but not limited to virtual learning environments, managed learning environments, virtual research environments and library environments) hosted on a Secure Network (only accessible to Authorized Users by Secure Authentication) so long as a “hit” is registered on Licensor’s on-line platform each time an article is accessed for the CoursePack. Each item shall carry appropriate acknowledgement of the source, listing title and copyright owner. Copies of such items shall be deleted by the Member when they are no longer used for such purpose. Course packs in nonelectronic non-print perceptible form, such as Braille, may also be offered to Authorized Users. 
Allows coursepacks
no 
Coursepack notes
Must provide a link. So long as use employs durable links to Products so that a "hit" is registered on ProQuest's on-line platform. Members and Authorized Users may incorporate a reasonable portion of the Licensed Material in course packs, study packs, resource lists and in any other material (including but not limited to multi-media works) to be used in the course of instruction and/or in virtual and managed environments (including but not limited to virtual learning environments, managed learning environments, virtual research environments and library environments) hosted on a Secure Network (only accessible to Authorized Users by Secure Authentication) so long as a “hit” is registered on Licensor’s on-line platform each time an article is accessed for the CoursePack. Each item shall carry appropriate acknowledgement of the source, listing title and copyright owner. Copies of such items shall be deleted by the Member when they are no longer used for such purpose. Course packs in nonelectronic non-print perceptible form, such as Braille, may also be offered to Authorized Users. 
Allows interlibrary loan
yes 
Interlibrary loan notes
ILL of a single article is permitted using a printout from the electronic original. If transmitting via Ariel, the electronic file must be deleted immediately after printing. ILL is permitted for the purposes of research or private study but not for commercial use. If the publisher has imposed a restriction in the screen displays associated with their publications, the restriction overrides the general rule that allows for use of the materials in an appropriately run interlibrary loan program. [Section 1c and Interlibrary Loan Policy on p.4] 
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