- Academic Search Complete
Provides comprehensive research and peer-reviewed articles on all subjects.
- Access Science
McGraw Hill Education's encyclopedia of science, connecting students to the fundamentals and history of science.
- Alberta Research Portal - Gale Primary Sources
Your gateway to a world-class collection of primary sources, this portal lets you access the Gale Primary Sources collection, a resource with 69 unique primary source collections, including but not limited to First Nations and Indigenous Peoples, Associated Press Collections, Smithsonian Collection Online, Archives of Human Sexuality and Gender, Sabin America, and more.
- Alt Healthwatch
Alt Healthwatch is a full-text alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers the latest information about the evolving practice of holistic medicine and therapies.
- American Fiction, 1774-1920
Encompasses more than 17,500 works of prose fiction written by Americans from the political beginnings of the United States through World War I.
- Archives of Sexuality and Gender
LGBTQ history through fully-searchable newsletters, government documents, manuscripts, pamphlets, and other types of primary sources.
- Arctic Institute of North America
Portal to databases which provide access to records describing publications and research projects about Northern Canada.
- Associated Press Collections Online
This resource gives insight into major events, people and trends from the mid-1800s through the twentieth century from the Associated Press Corporate Archive.
- ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials
Coverage from 1908 with full-text articles and reviews from more than 230 journals selected by leading religion scholars.
- Bibliography of Native North Americans
A database that covers all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life, including a wide range of related topics.
- Bibliomap EPPI-Centre Database of Health Promotion Research
BiblioMap, the EPPI-Centre database of health promotion research, contains over 14,100 records. Studies included have been compiled over number of years, a result of searching and coding research for inclusion in systematic reviews at the EPPI-Centre.
Biology and anthropology research.
- Brazilian & Portuguese History & Culture
Originally the personal library of the Brazilian diplomat, historian, and journalist Manoel de Oliveira Lima; the Oliveira Lima Library has long been regarded as one of the finest collections of Luso-Brazilian materials available to academics.
- British Literary Manuscripts Online
Offers students and researchers unprecedented online access to 565,000 page images and descriptions of rare manuscripts, c.1100 to 1660.
- British Library Newspapers
The most comprehensive range of regional and local newspapers in Britain between the mid eighteenth and mid twentieth centuries ever made available in a digital collection.
- Business Source Complete
The world's definitive scholarly, full-text business database.
- Cambridge Histories Online
Housing some of the world's best scholarship on history, this database will provide you with access to e-books on various topics in world history.
- Canadian Business & Current Affairs Database
This database is a longstanding, comprehensive Canadian periodical collection covering multiple subjects and topics, with millions of full-text records.
- Canadian Centre for Occupation Health and Safety Resource
CCOHS is Canada's National Resource for the Advancement of Workplace Health and Safety.
- The Canadian Encyclopedia
A project from Canadian Heritage, Macleans, and others, providing a survey of Canadian history and Canadian music history.
- Canadian Literary Centre
Full-text content with a Canadian focus.
- Canadian Newsstream
Provides up-to-date online access to a large number of Canadian newspapers.
- Canadiana Online
Monographs spanning three and a half centuries of Canadian documentary history. Serials including a wide range of dailies, weeklies, specialized journals, mass-market magazines, city directories, and annual reports from churches, schools, and corporations. Government publications including over 1.7 million pages of historical pre-colonial, provincial, and federal government documents.
- Canadian Points of View Reference Centre
Containing resources that present multiple sides of a current issue, this database helps students develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills.
- Canadian Reference Centre
The largest collection of full-text regional Canadian and international content, including full-text reference books, biographies, and periodicals.
- The Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE)
Homepage for professors, students, researchers, and practitioners in the Society for the Study of Education. Includes a link to the Canadian Journal of Education.
- Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology
Contains 2 million words, over 4000 individual entries and more than 300 authors from over 30 countries wiring on hymns of the Judaeo-Christian tradition from the earliest years to those written today.
- Chatham House Online Archive
The world-leading centre for policy research of international affairs covering the 20th and 21st centuries.
Contains the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
- China from Empire to Republic
English-language periodicals published in or about China during a period of over 130 years, extending from 1817 until the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949.
- CINAHL Plus with Full Text
This resource provides a wide scope of nursing and allied health journals, as well as records and full-text, cited references.
- Classical Music Library
Alexander Street Press provides the largest classical music library in the world.
- Coronavirus Research Database
Including coverage of the COVID-19 outbreak, this database curates openly available content related to coronaviruses.
- CPA Canada Standards and Guidance Collection (CPACHB)
Online edition of the Canadian Standards and Guidance Collection for Accounting.
- CPI.Q - Canadian Periodicals Index
Covers about 1.8 million articles from nearly 700 Canadian journals and magazines (English and French).
- CREDO Reference
Provides full-text online access to hundreds of multidisciplinary reference book collections, including art, history, law, medicine, psychology, technology, bilingual dictionaries and encyclopedias.
- Crime 1790-1920
This digital archive presents a broad history of crime in the long 19th Century, appealing to historians and literary scholars, as well as scholars in the areas of law and criminal justice.
- Daily Mail Archive 1896-2004
The Daily Mail in a fully searchable and browse-able digital format.
- Database of Promoting Health Effectiveness Reviews (DoPHER)
DoPHER is unique in its focussed coverage of systematic and non-systematic reviews of effectiveness in health promotion and public health worldwide. This register currently contains details of over 3,700 reviews of health promotion and public health effectiveness.
- Early Arabic Printed Books
Arabic printed books from the British Library (1475-1900) is the first full-text searchable digital library of early printed books in Arabic script.
- Early Canadiana Online
The most complete set of full-text historical content of early Canadian history, including books, magazines, and government documents.
- Early English Books Online
Digital facsimilie page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and British North America from 1473 - 1700.
- Education Research Complete
The most authoritative online resource for education research which covers areas of curriculum instruction as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues.
- eHRAF World Cultures
eHRAF World Cultures is an online cross-cultural and ethnographic database that contains descriptive information on all aspects of cultural and social life. The annually-growing eHRAF database is unique: information is organized by cultures and ethnic groups.
- Eighteenth Century Collections Online
This collection contains every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom between the years 1701 and 1800.
- The Economist Historical Archive 1843-2013
An invaluable perspective on the great events of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Online encyclopedia providing timely, relevant, and trustworthy information and instructional products.
- Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists
Includes biographical articles, histories of SDA entities, and entries on doctrinal development.
- Environment Complete
A full-text database that offers extensive coverage in the areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, and affiliated areas of study.
Home to more than a million records and links to hundreds of thousands of full-text documents back to 1966.
- Films on Demand: Digital Education Videos
Provides access to thousands of videos (documentaries and other peer-reviewed productions) that cover most areas of research.
- Financial Times Historical Archive 1888-2010
The complete searchable facsimile run of the world’s most authoritative daily business newspaper, from 1888 to 2010.
- Frontier Life: Borderlands, Settlement and Colonial Encounters
A digital collection of primary sources including material from the Hudson Bay Archives and the Glenbow Archives.
- Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies (GRBS)
GRBS is a peer-reviewed quarterly journal devoted to the culture and history of Greece from Antiquity to the Renaissance.
- Handbook of Chemistry and Physics database
A collection of Cutting-Edge Interactive Databases and Dictionaries
- Health Source: Consumer Edition
A rich collection of consumer health information that provides access to nearly 80 full-text consumer health magazines.
- Health Systems Evidence
The world's most comprehensive, free access point for evidence to support policy makers, stakeholders and researchers interested in how to strengthen or reform health systems or in how to get cost-effective programs, services and drugs to those who need them.
A 10-year initiative to digitize and make accessible online some of Canada's most popular archival collections encompassing roughly 40 million pages of primary-source document chronicalling Canada from the 1600s to the mid-1900s.
- HighWire Press
HighWire Press hosts 1752 journals, books, reference works, and other scholarly publications.
- Humanities International Complete
An invaluable resource for those interested in all aspects of international humanities, with full text of hundreds of journals.
- The Illustrated London News Historical Archive 1842-2003
Gives students and researchers unprecedented online access to the entire run of the ILN from its first publication on 14 May 1842 to its last in 2003.
- IMSLP Petrucci Music Library
International Music Score Library Project houses over two-hundred thousand scores.
- The Independent Digital Archive 1986-2016
A digital collection that covers the full run of the newspaper from its very first issue until the end of 2016.
- Indigenous Peoples North America
The archive includes extensive monograph, manuscript, newspaper, periodical and photograph collections.
Articles and research in diverse subject areas.
- LexisNexis Academic
Updated continually. Provides a wide variety of authoritative sources, including 350 newspapers from the U.S and around the world, 300 magazines and journals, over 600 newsletters, as well as broadcast transcripts from major television and radio networks.
- Liberty Magazine 1924-1950
Experience three decades of life in middle America through a magazine that both reflected and influenced it.
- The Listner Historical Archive 1929-1991
n addition to commenting expanding on the intellectual broadcasts of the week, the Listener also previewed major literary and musical shows and regularly reviewed new books.
- Literary Reference Centre
Comprehensive, full-text database provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works.
- Literature Resource Centre
Full-text articles from scholarly journals and literary magazines providing rich critical, biographical and contextual content.
- The Making of the Modern World
Invaluable for an understanding of the competition for empire and the projection of European power from 1500 to the early twentieth century.
- MasterFILE Premier
Fulltext for magazines, reference books, and primary source documents covering a vast array of general reference subject areas.
- Maps as History
Timelines and animated maps on world history
- Middle English Compendium
Portal to various resources for the study of Middle English, including the Middle English Dictionary.
- MLA International Bibliography
Provides a subject index for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics.
- National Film Board of Canada
Canada's public producer and distributor - free streaming documentary and animated films, as well as interactive stories, from a Canadian point of view.
- Nineteenth Century Collections Online
Monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, photographs, statistics, and other kinds of documents in both Western and non-Western languages.
- Nineteenth Century UK Periodicals
This collection marks the advent of commercial lifestyle publishing in Britain and charts the rapid rise of modern magazine culture.
- Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers
A full-text searchable, facsimile-image database that provides an as-it-happened window on events, culture, and daily life in nineteenth-century America.
- NRC Research Press
A division of Canadian Science Publishing - a not-for-profit publisher.
- The Oxford Companion to World Exploration
From Antarctica to the North Pole, this encyclopedia offers information on all topics of exploration.
- Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
The national record of men and women who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century. The Dictionary offers concise, up-to-date biographies written by named, specialist authors.
- Oxford English Dictionary
The definitive record of English Language.
- The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought
From St. Augustine and early Ethiopian philosophers to the anti-colonial movements of Pan Africanism and Negritude, this encyclopedia offers an extensive view of African thought.
- The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History
This encyclopedia captures the experiences of women throughout history, with over 650 biographies of influential women.
- Oxford Music Online
Oxford's reference resource for music.
- The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace
This encyclopedia charts the interdisciplinary field of Peace Studies.
- Oxford Reference
This database provides quick and easy access to Oxford's reference publishing. (limited access)
- Patrologia Latina
An electronic version of the first edition of Jacques-Paul Migne's Patrologia Latina (1844 - 1865), comprising the works of the Church Fathers from Tertulllian in 200AD to the death of Pope Innocent III in 1216.
- Picture Post Historical Archive
The Picture Post Historical Archive comprises the complete archive of the Picture Post from its first issue in 1938 to its last in 1957.
- Project Muse
An expansive abstracting and indexing database with more than 3 million records devoted to peer-reviewed literature in the behavioural sciences and mental health.
An expansive abstracting and indexing database with more than 5 million records covering peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters and supplemental materials in the behavioural sciences and mental health.
Psychotherapy.net is a collection of 50 training videos showing a broad range of approaches and techniques demonstrated by expert psychotherapists.
PubMed comprises more than 23 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Some full-text content is also available.
- Punch Historical Archive 1841-1992
From its early years as a campaigner for social justice to its transformation into national icon, Punch played a central role in the formation of British identity – and how the rest of the world saw the British.
- Sabin America
Offers a perspective on life in the western hemisphere, encompassing the arrival of the Europeans on the shores of North America in the late fifteenth century to the first decades of the twentieth century.
- Salem Press Critical Insights Books
Provides e-books for all the Critical Insights print books that the library owns.
- Science Direct
Provides access to deep and current research in many diverse fields, including an extensive collection in the behavioural sciences and mental health.
- Seventeenth & Eighteenth Century Burney Collection Newspapers
17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers represents the largest single collection of 17th and 18th century English news media available from the British Library.
- SDA Periodical Index
The Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians (ASDAL)-sponsored index to periodicals produced by Seventh-day Adventist organizations.
- Shakespeare Collection
Brings together general reference data, full-text scholarly periodicals, reprinted criticism, primary source material, and the full-text annotated works.
- Slavery & Anti-Slavery - A Transitional Archive
A scholarly collection of approximately 1.5 million pages of primary source documents focussing on the abolitionist movement and the conflicts within it, the anti- and pro-slavery arguments of the period, and the debates on the subject of colonisation.
- Smithsonian Collections Online
The Smithsonian’s vast, unmatched primary source materials from deep within the museums, libraries, and archives of the world’s largest museum and research complex.
- Smithsonian Global Sound
Over 40,000 tracks of the world's music and aural traditions.
- SocINDEX with Full Text
The world's most comprehensive and highest-quality sociology research database.
- State Papers Online 1509-1714
Offers researchers a ground-breaking online resource for understanding two hundred years of British and European history, from the reign of Henry VIII to the end of the reign of Queen Anne.
- State Papers Online 1714-1782
Gives researchers and students unprecedented access to British Government records during the Age of Enlightenment.
- The Sunday Times Digital Archive 1822-2006
The Sunday Times has provided thoughtful analysis and commentary on the week’s news and society at large.
- The Telegraph Historical Archive 1855-2000
A fully searchable digital archive of what was once the world’s largest selling newspaper.
- TerMIUM Plus
The Government of Canada's terminology and linguistic data bank.
- Theological Commons
Theological Commons is a digital library of over 80,000 resources on theology and religion consisting mainly of public domain books, periodicals, audio recordings, and other formats.
- The Times Digital Archive 1785-2011
Online, full-text facsimile of more than 200 years of the Times, one of the most highly regarded resources for eighteenth-, nineteenth-, and twentieth-century news coverage.
- TLS Historical Archive 1902-2012
Times Literary Supplement has forged a reputation for fine writing, literary discoveries and insightful debate.
The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) launched a new internet based data service for the global user community. It brings UN statistical databases within easy reach of users through a single entry point.
- Wildlife and Ecology Studies Worldwide
Offering a global perspective, this resource is the world's largest index to literature on wild mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians.
- World Book Academic
Academic World Book is a comprehensive reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search.
- World History in Context
Fulltext access to reference sources from Gale and its premier partners.
- World Scholar: Latin America & the Caribbean
Brings together in a single place a rich collection of primary source documents about Latin America and the Caribbean.
- World Trade Organization Statistics Database
Allows you to retrieve statistical information in trade profiles, tariff profiles, services profiles, and the Times Series on international trade.
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