A-Z Databases

A-Z Databases

DATABASES A

DATABASES A

Academic OneFile
Academic OneFile offers authoritative and peer-reviewed, full-text, scholarly content across the academic disciplines.
Access: On or off campus

Academic Search Complete
Full text for more than 5,300 periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. Coverage spans virtually every area of academic study and offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals.
Access: On or off campus

ACM Digital Library
The ACM DL is a vast collection of citations and full text from ACM (Association of Computing Machinery) journal and newsletter articles and conference proceedings.
Access: On or off campus

Agriculture Collection
Agriculture Collection provides a comprehensive view of agriculture and related fields. The database provides access to current and authoritative content that spans the industry — from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture.
Access: On or off campus

Alternative Press Index
A bibliographic database of journal, newspaper and magazine articles from hundreds of international alternative, radical and left periodicals. Covering 1991 to the present, it provides access to emerging theories and practices of social change.
Access: On or off campus

American Chemical Society Web Editions
Provides access to the online versions of 33 journals published or distributed by the American Chemical Society.
Access: On or off campus

Arts & Humanities Citation Index
Indexes the journal literature of the arts and humanities, including over 1100 journals.
Access: Library only

ARTstor
A repository of hundreds of thousands of digital images and related data from educational and cultural institutions around the world. Includes collections from a wide variety of civilizations, time-periods, and media. The images are drawn from different sources, such as museums, archaeological teams, photo archives, slide collections, and art reference publishers.
Access: On or off campus

arXiv
arXiv is an e-print service in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics which is owned and operated by Cornell University.
Access: On or off campus

DATABASES B

DATABASES B

Bibliotheca Teubneriana Latina (BTL) Online
Comprises the data of BTL 4, supplemented by the texts of all Latin editions of the printed by 2008.
Access: On or off campus

Biography and Genealogy Master Index
This database is an index tool for learning where to look for biographical material on people from all time periods, geographical locations, and fields of endeavor. Biography and Genealogy Master Index indexes any print product that includes biographical information on multiple persons.
Access: On or off campus

Biography in Context
Biography in Context offers contextual information on the world’s most influential people. Search for people based on name, gender, birth/death dates and place, occupation, nationality, or ethnicity.
Access: On or off campus

Book Review Index Online
An online guide to book reviews that includes more than five million review citations from thousands of publications, with linking to more than 630,000 full-text reviews.
Access: On or off campus

Books in Print
Provides access to both Bowker’s Books In Print database of over 4 million titles available in the U.S. & Canada, and to Book Data’s British Books In Print database of over 1 million titles available in the United Kingdom.
Access: Campus only

Business Book Summaries
Provides summaries of the top 1% of the more than 6,000 business books published each year in the United States. Summaries and reviews are provided for more than 700 books from the last 20 years.
Access: On or off campus

Business Collection
Business Collection provides coverage of all business disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy, as well as business theory and practice. Company and industry activity is provided through business and trade publications, complemented by a selection of international, U.S., and regional news publications.
Access: On or off campus

Business Economics & Theory Collection
Business Economics and Theory Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics and related fields. The database has an emphasis on titles indexed in the American Economic Association’s EconLit bibliography.
Access: On or off campus

Business Insights: Global
Business Insights: Global is a source for international business intelligence offering case studies, in-depth statistical data coupled with deep research, and the ability to compare global economies, countries, and industries.
Access: On or off campus

Business Market Research Collection
The Business Market Research Collection allows users to conduct company, industry, economic and geopolitical market research with information from these three sources:

  • Hoover’s Company Profiles – information about more than 40,000 global public and non-public companies including location, financials, competitors, officers, and more.
  • OxResearch – succinct articles covering regional economic and political developments of significance from a network of 1,000 faculty members at Oxford, other leading universities, and think-tanks.
  • Snapshots – market research overviews on 40+ industries and 40 countries

Access: On or off campus

Business Source Complete
Provides full text for over 7,400 periodicals and other sources, including peer-reviewed business publications, country economic reports, industry reports and yearbooks, monographs and market research reports.
Access: On or off campus

DATABASES C

DATABASES C

CAIRN
Full text of more than 140 French language periodicals from the European publishers Belin, De Boeck, La Découverte and Erès. Coverage dates range from 2001 to the present, and subjects areas include history, psychology, economics, political science and sociology.
Access: On or off campus

Cambridge Companions Online
Cambridge Companions Online offers subject or theme based collections of content within a fully cross-searchable online environment, covering literature, classics, philosophy, religion, and cultural studies.
Access: On or off campus

Canadian Encyclopedia
The website contains the full text of The Canadian Encyclopedia, the Youth Encyclopedia, the Encyclopedia of Music in Canada, Feature Articles, and selected articles from Maclean’s Magazine published since 1995. These resources can be accessed together or separately through the search engine or browsed through their own Subject Indexes, and are made available online through the Historical Foundation.
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Canadian Literary Centre
The Canadian Literary Centre is a collection of reference books and magazines concentrating on Canadian fiction and poetry. The database contains 160 books from three major reference series, and four periodicals that specifically focus on Canadian authors and their writings.
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Canadian Music Periodicals Index
Compiled by the National Library of Canada, CMPI is an index of articles from Canadian music periodicals, with nearly 30,000 entries on articles dating from the late 19th century to the present. 500 Canadian music journals, newsletters and magazines are represented, almost 200 of which are currently active. Since 1999, significant articles on international music and musicians, published in Canadian periodicals, have been included.
Access: On or off campus

Canadian Newsstream
Canadian Newsstream provides users with access to current Canadian news content with archives as far back as the 1970s, from almost 400 news sources. Newspapers including The Globe and Mail and Montreal Gazette along with newswires and broadcast transcripts in full-text format. Sherbrooke’s local newspaper, The Record, is also available through this database. Canadian Newsstream content is updated daily so researchers always have timely access to new information.
Access: On or off campus

Canadian Professional Engagement Manual (CPEM)
Compiled by the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA), the Professional Engagement Manual is a comprehensive practice management manual for audit, review and compilation engagements, including sample forms, worksheets and engagement letters.
Access: Campus only

Canadian Publishers Collection
A multidisciplinary collection of approximately 8,100 English and French e-books from Canadian publishers, including the major university presses.
Access: On or off campus

CanLII
The largest Web resource providing free access to legal documents from Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial governments for both legal practitioners and the general public.
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CANSIM
Canadian Socio-Economic Information Management System is produced by Statistics Canada. It is a database containing more than 650,000 time series covering various aspects of the Canadian economy and society.
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CBCA Reference
This collection provides in-depth access to a wide diversity of Canadian periodicals, ranging from academic titles to special interest publications to general magazines. The academic titles include the most prominent journals from the humanities, social sciences, sciences, and professions. Other magazines focus on opinion, public policy, children/youth, lifestyles, arts and culture, health, regional concerns, etc.
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Census Canada
Provides demographic, social, and economic characteristics of the Canadian population.
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Chiltonlibrary.com
ChiltonLibrary.com represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make, and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models.
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China: Trade, Politics and Culture, 1793-1980
Unique manuscript material relating to the activities and observations of British and American diplomats, missionaries, business people and tourists in China from 1793 to 1980, together with rare periodicals, colour paintings, maps, photographs and drawings.
Access: On or off campus

CICA Handbook
See CPA Canada Standards and Guidance Collection (CPAHB)
Access: Campus only

Classical Scores Library
Contains 400,000 pages of different genres of classical scores, spanning the time periods from the Renaissance to the 21st century. Includes full scores, study scores, piano and vocal scores and piano reductions.
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Collection gouvernementale de Publications numérique du Québec (PNQ)
A source for Quebec government documents, with searchable full text, including more than 10 000 publications deposited with the BANQ (through legal deposit) since 2001. They are searchable in many different ways, such as author, title, subject & classification number.
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Communications & Mass Media Collection
Communications and Mass Media Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines focusing on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered in the database include advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and more.
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Computers & Applied Sciences Complete
Provides full text of approximately 1000 periodicals and indexing and abstracting of about 2,200 publications covering the research and development spectrum of the computing and applied sciences disciplines.
Access: On or off campus

Conference Board of Canada e-Library
Includes all Conference Board research documents concerning Canadian economic and industrial trends, human resource management, risk management, public policy, corporate social responsibility and more, dating back to 1998.
Access: For off campus access, click on “Create an account” and register using your ubishops email.

Contemporary Women’s Issues
Contemporary Women’s Issues (CWI), a multidisciplinary, full-text database that brings together relevant content from mainstream periodicals, “gray” literature, and the alternative press — with a focus on the critical issues and events that influence women’s lives in more than 190 countries.
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CPA Canada Standards and Guidance Collection (CPACHB)
Online version of the CPA Canada Standards and Guidance Collection (CPACHB) which includes CPA Canada Handbook — Accounting and CPC Canada Handbook — Assurance
Access: Campus only

CPI.Q
Provides access (some full-text, some indexing only) to a large number of Canadian periodical titles. Access to some Canadian reference materials also. This database replaces and extends the print edition of the Canadian Periodical Index, which is no longer being published.
Access: Library only

CQ Researcher
Created and hosted by CQ Press, the CQ Press Electronic Library (CQEL) is the definitive reference resource for research in American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs.
Access: On or off campus

Criminal Justice Collection
Criminal Justice Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines on topics in criminal justice and related fields. Key subjects covered in the database include law, law enforcement, security, and terrorism.
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Culinary Arts Collection
Culinary Arts Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines on all aspects of cooking and nutrition. The database includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.
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Curio.ca
Curio.ca is CBC and Radio-Canada’s online streaming service developed for the Canadian educational community, which gives streaming access to the best in educational video and audio from CBC and Radio-Canada including documentaries from television and radio, news reports and more.
Access: Campus only

DATABASES D-E

DATABASES D-E

Defining Gender, 1450-1910, Online
Wide range of original sources including pamphlets, books, diaries, letters, poetry and other materials, all indexed by person and subject.
Access: On or off campus

Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
Biographies of Canadian inhabitants who died between the years 1000 and 1930 or whose last known date of activity falls within these years. Provides access to the 15 volumes of the print version and to be a selection of biographies from unprinted volumes. The biographies are fully searchable by keyword.
Access: On or off campus

Diversity Studies Collection
Diversity Studies Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that explore cultural differences, contributions, and influences in the global community.
Access: On or off campus

DOAJ Directory of Open Access Journals
Access to over 9000 Open Access Journals in multiple subject areas and languages.
Access: On or off campus

eBooks Academic Collection (EBSCOhost)
Full text access to approximately 120,000 multidisciplinary eBooks from a variety of publishers including MIT Press, Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, Elsevier, Sage Publications and many others.
Access: On or off campus

eBooks Business Collection from EBSCO
Includes more than 16,000 ebooks on topics such as marketing, finance, management and entrepreneurship from academic and business publishers including Oxford University Press, Princeton University Press and AMACOM.
Access: On or off campus

EBSCO Host
A multi-database package offering, amongst others, Academic Search Premier, Communication and Mass Media Complete. Not all of the databases are full text. Updated daily.
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EconLit
References to worldwide economics research in journals, books and dissertations.
Access: On or off campus

Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
The Economist Intelligence Unit is the world’s foremost provider of country, industry and management analysis. The database covers over 200 markets, including country analysis and forecasts, risk assessment, economic and market data, daily news analysis, industry trends and management strategies.
Access: On or off campus

Education Source
Provides indexing and abstracting for more than 2,850 academic periodicals and includes full text for more than 1,800 journals, 550 books and monographs, education-related conference papers, citations for over 4 million articles including book reviews and over 100,000 controlled and cross-referenced names of educational tests. Coverage spans all levels of education from early childhood to higher education and also includes educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education and testing.
Access: On or off campus

Educators Reference Complete
This database provides access to academic journals, reports, and many premier reference sources in the field of education. The database includes content in key subject areas including administration, bilingual education, child development and psychology, funding, health education, technology, and testing. The majority of the full-text titles included are also found in the ERIC database.
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Eighteenth Century Collections Online
This collection contains significant English-language and foreign-language titles printed in the United Kingdom between the years 1701 and 1800, including over 180,000 titles (200,000 volumes) and more than 32 million pages.
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Eighteenth Century Journals I & II
Rare printed journals, periodicals and newspapers of the eighteenth century not covered in other sources, all full-text searchable.
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Emerald
The Emerald database provides full-text access to the MCB University Press online journal collection. Among the subjects covered are management, information studies, human resources, marketing, etc.
Access: Campus only

Empire Online
A wide variety of materials, including exploration journals, correspondence, diaries, periodicals, official documents, memoirs, fiction, maps, photos and other illustrations, all indexed in detail.
Access: On or off campus

Encyclopaedia Britannica and World Data Analyst Online
Includes the complete encyclopedia, Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, Britannica Student Encyclopedia and Britannica Book of the Year.
Access: Campus only

Encyclopedia of Music in Canada
The Encyclopedia of Music in Canada (EMC) forms part of the Canadian Encyclopedia. Comprised of over 3100 articles, the EMC covers Canada’s musical culture, including the historical and current aspects of popular, folk, religious, concert and other forms of music.
Access: On or off campus

Entrepreneurial Studies Source
Provides full text of approximately 125 periodicals, 135 reference books, numerous case studies, thousands of company profiles and hundreds of videos with transcripts and related articles from the Harvard Faculty Seminar Series and Vator.TV, one of the world’s largest social network sites for high-tech entrepreneurs.
Access: On or off campus

Environmental Studies & Policy Collection
Environmental Studies and Policy Collection provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and other reference sources covering environmental issues and policies. The database includes diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policymakers, and corporate interests.
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ERIC
ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center contains more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals.
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Érudit
Érudit is a non-profit publishing consortium for the promotion and dissemination of Canadian research. This database provides access to the full text of 68 social sciences and humanities journals, mainly in the French language.
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Essay and General Literature Index Retrospective (1900-1984)
Essay and General Literature Index Retrospective cites more than 249,000 essays in collections back to 1900, including single and multi-author collections, plus selected annuals and serials. Coverage spans the entire range of the humanities and social sciences, including literary works, art history, drama, and film.
Access: On or off campus

DATABASES F-H

DATABASES F-H

FADIS
The Federated Academic Digital Imaging System (FADIS) is a learning management and courseware system developed for image based teaching of art, architecture and visual culture. All content is to be used for the purpose of private study, research, criticism, and review. It is the user’s responsibility to operate within and to observe the copyright laws of Canada. FADIS is available to all staff, faculty and students of registered institutions which include Bishop’s University and Champlain College. Please contact Bishop’s FADIS administrator, Willa Montague (willa.montague@ubishops.ca) to set up an account.
Access: On or off campus

Fine Arts & Music Collection
Fine Arts and Music Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that support research in areas including drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. The database emphasizes full-text content for publications included in the Wilson Art Index and RILM bibliography.
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French Business Source
French Business Source provides full text coverage for French language business journals serving both the academic and the professional researcher. This collection also includes publications covering topics such as accounting & tax, administration, industry & manufacturing, marketing, logistics, technology and others.
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Frontier Life: Borderlands, Settlement & Colonial Encounters
A digital collection of primary source documents from 1650-1920. Discover the various European and colonial frontier regions of North America, Africa and Australasia through documents that reveal the lives of settlers and indigenous peoples in these areas.
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Gale Literary Sources
Gale Literary Sources includes up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. Includes the MLA International Bibliography module with citations for hundreds of thousands of books, articles and dissertations from 1926 to the present, linked to full text where available.
Access: On or off campus

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Search from among 10 Gale online reference works, including: Achieving Sustainability, American Decades Primary Sources, Business plans Handbook, Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, Gale Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Food Labels, International Directory of Company Histories, Philosophy: Environmental Ethics, Philosophy: Sport, and St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture.
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Gardening, Landscape & Horticulture Collection
Gardening, Landscape, and Horticulture Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines focused on both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies. The database serves as a resource for biotechnologists, farmers, hobbyists, and landscape architects.
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Gender Studies Collection
Gender Studies Collection provides coverage of this significant aspect of culture and society. The database offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family, and marital issues.
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General OneFile
General OneFile is a one-stop source for news, magazine, and periodical articles across a wide range of general interest topics and academic disciplines. Millions of articles are available for a wide audience of readers.
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Global Issues In Context
Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, relevant sources for analysis of these issues.
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GreenFILE
GreenFILE offers information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.
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GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources)
GREENR focuses on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues. Topic, organization, and country portals form research centres around issues covering energy systems, health care, agriculture, climate change, population, and economic development. Portals include authoritative analysis, academic journals, news, case studies, legislation, conference proceedings, primary source documents, statistics, and rich multimedia.
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Grove Music Online
See Oxford Music Online
Access: On or off campus

Health & Wellness Resource Center
Health & Wellness Resource Center offers access to thousands of full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and more. This consumer health resource provides authoritative information on a full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices.
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Health Reference Center Academic
Health Reference Center Academic provides access to medical and professional periodicals, health and fitness magazines, and reference books and pamphlets. The database is designed for both nursing and allied health students as well as consumer health researchers. The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.
Access: On or off campus

Hoover’s Company Profiles
See Business Market Research Collection
Access: On or off campus

Hospitality, Tourism, and Leisure Collection
Hospitality, Tourism, and Leisure Collection provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and trade publications that cover topics including the cultural and economic aspects of travel and tourism. The database offers current and relevant content that provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism industries.
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DATABASES I-L

DATABASES I-L

IBISWorld
IBISWorld offers industry market research, including Canadian content. Find data on market share, key ratios, supply chain, key players, industry outlook and operating conditions.
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Indigenous Peoples: North America
Enabling exploration of the political, social, and cultural history of native peoples from the sixteenth century well into the twentieth century, the collection covers the history of American Indian tribes and supporting organizations. Sourced from both American and Canadian institutions, as well as direct-from-source from newspapers from various tribes and Indian-related organizations, the collection also features indigenous-language materials, including dictionaries, bibles, and primers.
Access: On or off campus.

Information Science & Library Issues Collection
Information Science and Library Issues Collection provides access to scholarly journals and trade publications essential for information professionals and other knowledge workers. The database offers coverage of topics including information infrastructure, metadata architecture, publishing, and more.
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Informe Académico
Informe Académico provides access to Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines. The database offers a wide range of content both from and about Latin America.
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Infotrac Computer Database
Infotrac Computer Database is a computer database containing more than 316,000 full-text articles relating to computer science and business. It is available from the Library’s homepage.
Access: Campus only

InfoTrac Newsstand
InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to full-text newspapers and allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields. The database offers content for over 3,100 current newstand searchable archives.
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Intelex Past Masters
117 full-text humanities databases that make available collections of editions from seminal figures in the humanities and social sciences. These collections are in both the original language and in English translation.
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International Directory of Company Histories
An encyclopedic directory of company histories with detailed information on more than 11,000 influential and emerging companies worldwide. It includes:

  • Comprehensive background and history of a company
  • Merger and acquisition activity over time
  • The impact of particular sales and marketing campaigns
  • The effectiveness of executive leadership

Access: On or off campus

International Financial Reporting Standards
The complete set of International Financial Reporting Standards incorporating International Accounting Standards and Interpretations. From the International Accounting Standards Board, based in London.
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IOP Electronic Journals
Full text of articles in over 30 journals published by the Institute of Physics.
Access: On or off campus

JSTOR
The JSTOR archives include scholarship published in over one thousand of the highest-quality academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. JStor Arts & Sciences I through VI, including Business II, Arts & Sciences Complement and Life Sciences (Biological Sciences/Health and General Sciences combined) are included.
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LegalTrac
LegalTrac provides indexing and selective full-text for all major law reviews, law journals, specialty law and bar association journals and legal newspapers. The database offers coverage of federal and state cases, lawsand regulations, legal practice and taxation, as well as British Commonwealth, European Union, and international law.
Access: On or off campus

Library Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)
Index of over 600 journals, plus books, reports and proceedings. Subjects covered include librarianship, bibliometrics, information retrieval and more.
Access: On or off campus

Literary Reference Center (LRC)
A comprehensive literary reference database, which combines information from over 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, and other unique sources. LRC contains detailed information on the most studied authors and their works.
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Literature Resource Center
Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.
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LitFinder
LitFinder provides access to literary works and authors throughout history and includes more than 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. The database also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more.
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DATABASES M-O

DATABASES M-O

Mass Observation Online
Original papers created and collected by the Mass-Observation organization, together with printed publications, photographs and interactive maps. Material pertaining to everyday life in Britain during the Second World War.
Access: On or off campus

MathSciNet
A comprehensive mathematical database providing access to reviews and bibliographical information.
Access: On or off campus

Medieval Travel Writing
Medieval manuscripts from libraries around the world dating from the 13th to 16th centuries, augmented with supporting material and interactive maps showing the travel routes.
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Medline with Full Text
Full text for more than 1,370 journals indexed in , with no embargo, and coverage dating back to 1965.
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Mergent Online
Global business and financial information, including financials, company profiles, news and reports.
Access: Campus only

Military and Intelligence Database
Military and Intelligence Database Collection provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs. The database offers content in key subject areas including governmental policies, the socioeconomic effects of war, the structure of the armed forces, and more.
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MLA Bibliography
The MLA International Bibliography indexes books, articles, and dissertations published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics, providing coverage from 1926 to the present. It includes the MLA Thesaurus and the MLA Directory of Periodicals, which lists detailed information on over 5,500 journals, including over 4,400 indexed in the Bibliography.
Access: On or off campus

Montreal Gazette Digitized Newspaper
Browse issues of the digital microfilm version of the Montreal Gazette, (coverage from 2014 to 3 months ago).
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Music Index Online
Indexes over 700 international music periodicals, covering all styles and genres of music, musicians and the music industry.
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MyiLibrary
A collection of more than 19,000 e-books in the humanities and social sciences from Oxford University Press and Cambridge University Press and some volumes in the Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science collection. These e-books are hosted and searchable on the MyiLibrary platform.
Access: On or off campus

Naxos Music Library
Naxos Music Library is a comprehensive collection of online classical music recordings offering almost 2 million tracks of classical music, as well as some jazz, world, folk, pop & rock and other genres. It includes the complete BIS, Chandos, Hänssler, Hungaroton, Marco Polo, Naxos, Ondine and selected titles of other independent labels.
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NFB Campus
Online access to over 2800 Canadian films from the National Film Board of Canada. Search by film title or subject area.
Access: On campus only

Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers
Provides access to primary source newspaper content from the nineteenth century, with full-text content and images from numerous newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the United States. This collection covers the entire nineteenth century, with an emphasis on such topics as the American Civil War, African American culture and history, westward migration, and Antebellum-era life, among others.
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Nursing & Allied Health Collection
Nursing and Allied Health Collection provides access to academic journals and other reference content covering all aspects of the nursing profession, from direct patient care to health care administration. The database offers current and authoritative content for professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.
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OECD iLibrary
Extensive online library of 20 thematic book collections, 24 periodicals and 24 statistical databases from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
Access: On or off campus

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Opposing Viewpoints in Context offers information and opinions on hundreds of contemporary social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, this database features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files, and links to vetted websites.
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Oxford English Dictionary (OED)
A historical dictionary, including words from across the English-speaking world. A guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.
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Oxford Music Online
Includes access to Grove Music Online, Oxford Companion to Music and the Oxford Dictionary of Music.
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Oxford Reference Online
Oxford Reference Online contains over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. It is a fully-indexed, cross-searchable database of these books, plus information across a broad subject range from titles in the Oxford Companions Series.
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DATABASES P-Q

DATABASES P-Q

Periodicals Archive Online
A major online periodical archive, providing access to the backfiles (1802-1995) of periodicals in the humanities and social sciences.
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Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Collection
Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines covering the fields of fitness and sports. The database offers a wide spectrum of information, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research, and more.
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Pop Culture Collection
Pop Culture Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture. The database offers useful information for researchers in social science, history, art, or liberal arts courses.
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Prola
Contains nearly complete electronic copies of Physical review journals from 1985 through 1996. Will eventually go back to the first volume of Physical review published in 1893.
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PsycARTICLES
The APA Full-Text Article Database contains the full text of articles from APA journals and selected EPF (Educational Publishing Foundation) journals, most from 1988 to the present.
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Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Coverage of more than 550 full text journals, including more than 500 peer-reviewed titles. Includes topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Nearly every full text title included in this database is indexed in PsycINFO.
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Psychology Collection
Psychology Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines that cover the study of emotions, personality, and the human mind.
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PsycINFO
Psychological Abstracts. Contains citations and abstracts to over 1300 journals in psychology and the behavioural sciences. Also includes references to chapters of books. Topics include all aspects of psychology, and related aspects of education, medicine, sociology, law and management.
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PubMed
PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, includes over 14 million citations for biomedical articles back to the 1950’s. These citations are from MEDLINE and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.
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Quality Assurance Manual (QAM)
Compiled by the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accounts (CICA), the Quality Assurance Manual provides the resources needed to design, implement and manage an effective quality control system for a firm. It is designed to help firms understand the new standards and develop and document their own systems of quality control. Included are sample policy manuals, commentary/guidance, templates, sample engagement letters, practice aids and updates.
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Quicklaw
Extensive collection of full-text court and tribunal decisions and case law summaries, expert commentary and legal analysis, comprehensive legislative collections for every province and territory and three current awareness sources for the latest legal news and developments.
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DATABASES R-S

DATABASES R-S

Readers’ Guide Retrospective (1890-1982)
Readers’ Guide is a cumulative index to English language periodicals of general interest. Readers’ Guide Retrospective is the online equivalent of 44 Readers’ Guide annuals. Search more than 3 million articles from some 375 leading magazines, including many peer-reviewed sources.
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Regional Business News
Provides comprehensive full text coverage for business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis.
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Religion and Philosophy Collection (EBSCO)
Coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy, including more than 300 full text journals.
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Religion & Philosophy Collection (Gale)
Religion and Philosophy Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines which offer balanced content for topics across a wide range of philosophies and religions.
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Royal Society of Chemistry Online Journals
Full text coverage of 23 Royal Society of Chemistry journals.
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Sabin Americana
Sabin Americana, 1500–1926 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. Covering more than 400 years and more than 65,000 volumes in North, Central, and South America and the West Indies, this easy-to-use digital collection highlights the society, politics, religious beliefs, culture, contemporary opinions, and momentous events of the time through sermons, political tracts, newspapers, books, pamphlets, maps, legislation, literature, and more.
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SAGE Journals Online
Full text of over 500 journals in business, the humanities, social sciences, science, technology and medicine.
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ScienceDirect
Full text coverage from 1995 to the present of over 1700 full-text journals. Subject coverage includes biology, business and accounting, computer science, environmental science, mathematics, psychology and more.
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Science in Context
Science in Context provides contextual information on hundreds of current science topics. This database merges Gale’s authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files, and links to vetted websites.
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Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice, 1490-2007
Provides access to many thousands of original manuscripts, pamphlets, books, paintings, maps and images. Most are reproduced as high quality greyscale images, but there are also a significant number of colour images. All printed items are full text searchable and manuscripts have document level indexing.
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Small Business Collection
Small Business Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines appropriate for both business school students and entrepreneurs. The database offers content that includes insights, tips, strategies and success stories.
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Social Sciences Citation Index
Index of more than 1700 social science journals, as well as selected items from over 3300 scientific and technical journals.
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SocINDEX
This index contains abstracts for more than 815 “core” coverage journals dating as far back as 1895, data from more than 630 “priority” coverage journals as well as from more than 2,840 “selective” coverage journals. Further, extensive indexing for books/monographs, conference papers, and other non-periodical content sources is included.
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SourceOECD
See OECD iLibrary
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Springer LINK
Searchable full text database of over 300 Springer journals, in the areas of chemistry, computer science, economics, engineering, environmental sciences, geosciences, law, life sciences and mathematics.
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Statista: The Statistics Portal for Market Data, Market Research and Market Studies NEW!
Statista integrates statistical data from over 80,000 topics in areas such as business, education, finance, media, politics, society, and technology. Statista gathers data from over 22,000 sources, including market reports, trade publications, scientific journals, and government databases. The reports, charts, infographics, and statistics found in the database can be downloaded in Excel, PDF, PNG, or PowerPoint formats or embedded in web pages.
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Student Resources in Context
Student Resources in Context offers contextual information on a wide array of subjects. The solution merges Gale’s authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files, and links to vetted websites.
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DATABASES T-W

DATABASES T-W

Taylor & Francis Online
A searchable database, providing access to the full text of all Taylor & Francis’ social sciences and humanities journals in the following subject areas: arts and humanities, business and management, economics, education and social sciences. Select “Only show content I have full access to” under Refine your search to search within subscribed titles.
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Teacher Reference Center
Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.
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Termium Plus
An English-French-Spanish electronic dictionary consisting of terms, synonyms, acronyms, definitions, phraseology units, examples of usage and observations in a wide variety of fields. Updated monthly.
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Theatre in Video
Contains more than 250 performances of the world’s leading plays, together with more than 100 film documentaries, online in streaming video – more than 500 hours in all. This release contains 242 titles, representing hundreds of leading playwrights, actors and directors.
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Times Digital Archive, 1785-2011
The Times Digital Archive is an 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, with every page of every issue from 1785 to 2010. This historical newspaper archive allows researchers an unparalleled opportunity to search and view the best-known and most cited newspaper in the world online in its original published context.
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TOCS-IN: Tables of Contents of Journals of Interest to Classicists
TOCS-IN provides the tables of contents of a selection of Classics, Near Eastern Studies, and Religion journals, both in text format and through a Web search program. Where possible, links are given with articles of which the full text or an abstract is available online (about 15%). To browse through the tables of contents of any of these journals, search for the journal name, the name and year, or for the name, volume, and issue number.
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U.S. History Collection
U.S. History Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to all levels of academic research. The database offers balanced coverage of events in U.S. history and scholarly work being established in the field.
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U.S. History in Context
U.S. History in Context offers contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events, and topics in U.S. History. This database merges Gale’s authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files, and links to vetted websites.
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Usito
Specialized online French-language dictionary. The aim of this online dictionary is to present and promote the French language as it is used in the Québécois and North American context.
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Vocations and Careers Collection
Vocations and Careers Collection provides access to journals and magazines that aid users in researching a vocation, finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career. The database offers current and applicable content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.
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War & Terrorism Collection
War & Terrorism Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines of interest to analysts, risk management professionals, and students of military science, history, and social science. The database offers balanced coverage of both historic and contemporary topics in the fields of war and terrorism.
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WDI Online: World Development Indicators
This World Bank database provides direct access to more than 800 development indicators with time series for 209 countries and 18 country groups from 1960 to 2008, where data are available.
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Web of Science – Science Citation Index Expanded
Science database, indexing more than 5700 journals in 164 disciplines. Includes searchable author abstracts, and covers data from 1989 onward.
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World Data Analyst
A collection of information and statistics about the countries of the world that allows you to create comparative charts and tables, now included in the Encyclopedia Britannica database.
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World History Collection
World History Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers. The database offers balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field.
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World History in Context
World History in Context offers contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events, and topics in world history. This database merges Gale’s authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files, and links to vetted websites.
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World Scholar: Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Portal Subscription
World Scholar is a resource for regional studies, combining primary and secondary sources to meet the needs and workflows of students and researchers. This database delves into one of the most studied areas in the world, Latin America and the Caribbean. This resource unlocks previously inaccessible primary and secondary source documents from libraries around the world placing them in an engaging online environment populated by interactive tools and rich multimedia.
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