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Please Note: American Geophysical Union (AGU) ebooks have migrated to the Wiley Online Library platform. AGU ebooks will continue to be available to University of Manitoba authorized users through the new platform. 

  • A to Z WorldBusiness  
    AtoZ World Business features in-depth articles for a better understanding of the business culture in each country. These articles include Attire, Time Orientation, Decision Making, Meetings, Negotiations, and more.
    In addition to the Business Culture section, AtoZ World Business offers everything you need to know for each specific country in terms of Business Formation, Exporting, Importing, Investment Climate, Documentation, Taxation, and more.
    AtoZ World Business also features a menu of general World Trade Resources that includes the official Dictionary of International Trade.
  • AACC Approved Methods of Analysis  
    The 11th Edition is the first online-only AACC Intl. Approved Methods of Analysis and is the only edition supported by AACC Intl. The online-only format allows for continual updating of all 325+ methods approved by the technical committees and assures that you are using the most up-to-date method available. The online edition includes a number of new methods added since the 10th Edition print and CD versions were released.
  • ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals  
    This collection digitizes ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals, along with 45 periodicals previously only available to ABA section members. It provides access to current volumes of included periodicals and covers all subject areas of American law.
  • ABI/INFORM Complete  
    Featuring nearly 4,000 journals, ABI/INFORM Complete® is a comprehensive business database. The combination of products forms a business database package that offers nearly 2,920 full-text titles covering business and economic conditions, corporate strategies, management techniques, as well as competitive and product information. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.
  • Academic Search Complete  
    Academic Search Complete is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.
  • AccessEmergencyMedicine  
    AccessEmergency Medicine is a complete online service that allows users to quickly search the diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of emergency cases with videos.
    You may display, download, or print PowerPoint slides and images for personal and educational use only. Educational use refers to classroom teaching, lectures, presentations, rounds, and other instructional activities, such as displaying, linking to, downloading, printing and distributing multiple copies in both print and electronic format. You may only display, distribute, or otherwise make these images and slides available to students or other persons attending in-person presentations, lectures, rounds or other similar instructional activities presented or given by you. You may modify the content of downloaded PowerPoint slides only for educatio
  • AccessMedicine  
    AccessMedicine provides instant answers to clinical questions from the most trusted sources. It delivers the latest medical advances and knowledge from recognized physicians delivered in a digital aggregation with online desktop, PDA, iPod, and MP3 compatible device solutions.
    You may display, download, or print PowerPoint slides and images for personal and educational use only. Educational use refers to classroom teaching, lectures, presentations, rounds, and other instructional activities, such as displaying, linking to, downloading, printing and distributing multiple copies in both print and electronic format. You may only display, distribute, or otherwise make these images and slides available to students or other persons attending in-person presentations, lectures, rounds or other similar instructional activities presented or given by you. You may modify the content of downloaded PowerPoint slides only for educational use; the source and attribution may not be modified.
  • AccessPharmacy  
    AccessPharmacy is designed to meet the changing demands of pharmacy education. AccessPharmacy allows students to select a core curriculum topic, browse by organ system, review textbooks, or search across leading pharmacy online references.
    You may display, download, or print PowerPoint slides and images for personal and educational use only. Educational use refers to classroom teaching, lectures, presentations, rounds, and other instructional activities, such as displaying, linking to, downloading, printing and distributing multiple copies in both print and electronic format. You may only display, distribute, or otherwise make these images and slides available to students or other persons attending in-person presentations, lectures, rounds or other similar instructional activities presented or given by you. You may modify the content of downloaded PowerPoint slides only for educational use; the source and attribution may not be modified.
  • Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy  
    Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy contains more than 300 video clips of real human anatomic specimens in their natural colors. The videos show moving structures—muscles, tendons, and joints—making the same movements that they make in life. The clips build complex structures step-by-step—from bone to surface anatomy—to provide a foundation for understanding anatomical structure and function
  • ACM Digital Library  
    The ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Digital Library includes bibliographic information, abstracts, reviews, and the full text of articles published in ACM periodicals and proceedings since 1954. Full text is available for most articles, but full text is not yet available for every proceeding article published before 1991.
  • African American Women Writers of the 19th Century  
    Full-text access to digital collection of 52 works written by African American women during the 19th century. This collection includes works that are the foundation of the African American women's literary tradition, many of which are out of print. Here you will find such canonical works as Narrative of Sojourner Truth, Phillis Wheatley's Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral, Ann Plato's Essays and more.
  • African Development Indicators  
    ADI Online provides a comprehensive collection of data on Africa available. It provides all those interested in Africa with a focused and convenient set of data monitoring development programs and aid flows in the region.
  • AgEcon Search: Research in Agricultural and Applied Economics  
    AgEcon Search serves as a permanent archive for the collection, indexing and distribution of full text copies of scholarly research in the field of agricultural economics, including sub disciplines such as agribusiness, food supply, natural resource economics, environmental economics, policy issues, agricultural trade, and economic development. As of 2006, AgEcon Search includes the full text of 20 journals.
  • Ageline  
    AGELINE database produced by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) provides extensive coverage of articles from over 600 periodicals, as well as books, government publications, and research reports pertaining to aging and age related issues. The journal titles include research, professional, and general interest periodicals focused on the study of aging from psychological, health-related, sociological, and economic perspectives.
  • Agricola  
    AGRICOLA, produced by the U.S. National Agricultural Library, is one of the major indexes providing worldwide coverage of the agricultural literature. It corresponds to the printed index, Bibliography of Agriculture. Ninety percent of the records describe journal articles and book chapters, while the remainder describe monographs, series, microforms, theses, patents, software and technical reports. A few records include abstracts.
  • Allgemeines Kunstlerlexikon / Artists of the World  
    Please Note: Effective January 1, 2015 this resource will no longer be licensed for access by the University of Manitoba Libraries

    AKL Online is an extensive reference work on artists.
    It contains authoritative, up-to-date biographical information on more than 1 million artists with more than 500,000 extensive, signed biographical articles (in German), searchable in full text – 1,500 new articles are added each year
  • Alternative Press Index  
    The Alternative Press Index is a database which covers cultural, economic, political, and social change.
    Over 300 alternative, radical, and left periodicals, newspapers and magazines are indexed, and the scope is both international and interdisciplinary. It includes indexing for editorials, columns, essays, fiction, speeches, interviews, obituaries, reviews and more. Selected abstracts from research journals are provided.
  • Alternative Press Index Archive  
    The Alternative Press Index Archive is a comprehensive guide to alternative sources indexing over 300 alternative, radical, and left periodicals, newspapers, magazines, editorials, columns, essays, fiction, speeches, interviews, obituaries, reviews and more.
  • AMA Manual of Style  
    The AMA Manual of Style Online offers the full text of the 10th edition with extensive search and browse options, policy updates made in real time, an SI conversion calculator, learning and training resources, monthly commentary, and much more!
  • America: History and Life  
    America: History and Life is an index to scholarly literature dealing with Canadian and U.S. history. It covers the history of these two countries from prehistoric times to the present. The database indexes articles, book reviews and dissertations. Political, diplomatic, military, economic, social, cultural, religious and intellectual history are included. The history of science, technology and medicine is also covered.
  • American Chemical Society Publications: Journals & Magazines  
    Journals in this aggregation are made available through the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN), previously Canadian National Site Licensing Project (CNSLP). Full text of ACS journals can be searched by title or author, or by selecting a journal from the list to find a specific reference.
  • American Film Scripts Online  
    The American Film Scripts database is an indexed electronic archive of selected American film scripts. It contains a bibliographic and biographical database of directors, writers, and the full text of selected film scripts. The database will be useful for film studies as well as for the study of popular culture, ethnic and gender issues, diversity studies, language and linguistics, writing, American history, anthropology, sociology and psychology.
  • American Geophysical Union (AGU) Digital Library Books  
    Over 50 years of Earth and space sciences research from AGU’s preeminent books. Access to research from 1956 through 2008 with a new year added every year provides a rich historical foundation for current work across the Geosciences. The University of Manitoba does not have access to Current Releases.
  • American Indian Histories and Cultures  
    Explore manuscripts, artwork and rare printed books dating from the earliest contact with European settlers right up to photographs and newspapers from the mid-twentieth century. Browse through a wide range of rare and original documents from treaties, speeches and diaries, to historic maps and travel journals.
  • American Indian Law Collection  
    With nearly 800 unique titles and more than 800,000 pages dedicated to American Indian Law, this collection includes an expansive archive of treaties, federal statutes and regulations, federal case law, tribal codes, constitutions, and jurisprudence. This library also features rare compilations edited by Felix S. Cohen that have never before been accessible online.
  • American Institute of Physics - AIP Journals  
    Full-text of journals published by the American Institute of Physics.
  • American Physical Society - APS Journals  
    Full-text of journals published by the American Physical Society.
  • American Society for Microbiology - ASM Journals  
    ASM Journals Online is the browsable and searchable online collection of all 11 journals of the American Society for Microbiology. The Society's journals cover the spectrum of microbiology, from molecular and cellular biology to biomedical research and technology.
  • AMICUS  
    AMICUS is a free national catalogue of published materials held at Library and Archives Canada (LAC) and over 1,300 libraries across Canada. AMICUS contains over 30 million records for books, magazines, newspapers, government documents, theses, sound recordings, maps, electronic texts as well as items in Braille and large print. Additional free services are available to users who register at the AMICUS site.
  • Analytical Abstracts  
    Analytical Abstracts (also known as Analytical WebBase) is a current awareness and information retrieval service for analytical scientists. Search the worldwide analytical literature conveniently and rapidly, covering the period from 1980 until the latest update.
  • Anatomy Reference Center (Amirsys)  
    A comprehensive gross and imaging anatomy resource serving a wide range of medical specialties and health professionals, including:
    -15,000 Anatomy Structures, Locations and Features
    -Nearly 8,000 gross anatomy structures
    -Over 6,000 clinically oriented structures, locations, and features
    -Nearly 1,000 anatomically specific structural diseases and abnormalities

    You may download the images in the Amirsys Reference Centers for educational, non-commercial purposes, including presentations, provided you do not remove any identifying marks or copyright information. Their Save Image function adds a watermark Amirsys logo – do not remove.
  • Annual Reviews  
    Full-text of all Annual Reviews journals.
  • Année philologique  
    L'Année Philologique is an index of publications related to the history, language, literature and civilization of ancient Greece and Rome.
  • AnthroBase  
    AnthroBase is a multilingual, searchable database of articles, theses, essays, reports, conference papers, field-notes etc., written by anthropologists and others with an interest in social and cultural diversity containing texts in Danish, English, German, Norwegian, Swedish, French and Russian. AnthroBase offers texts that may be freely downloaded, printed, linked to or bookmarked. Copies of downloaded or printed texts may be distributed to colleagues or students free of charge.
  • Anthropology Plus  
    Anthropology Plus combines two older reference tools--the Royal Anthropological Society's Anthropological Index Online and the Harvard University Tozzer Library's Anthropological Literature. It provides extensive worldwide indexing of journal articles, reports, commentaries, edited works, and obituaries in the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological, and linguistic anthropology, etc.
  • AnthroSource  
    Developed by The American Anthropological Association (AAA), AnthroSource provides full text access to all the AAA's peer reviewed journals, newsletters and bulletins.  The material on the site can be searched, using a simple keyword search or the very good advanced search.  Or you can browse the complete backruns of all the Association's famous journals.
    Searchable directory of architecture links by the Royal Institute of British Architects.
  • Arctic Science and Technology Information System  
    The Arctic Science and Technology Information System (ASTIS) database contains over 64,000 records describing publications and research projects about northern Canada. ASTIS is maintained by the Arctic Institute of North America at the University of Calgary.
  • Art and Architecture in Video  
    A collection of documentaries and interviews illustrating the history, theory and practice of art, design and architecture. This online streaming film collection delivers over 500 hours of documentaries and interviews illustrating the theory and practice of a variety of art forms and providing the context necessary for critical analysis.
  • Art Full Text  
    This database offers full text plus abstracts and indexing of an international array of peer-selected publications—now with expanded coverage of Latin American, Canadian, Asian and other non-Western art, new artists, contemporary art, exhibition reviews, and feminist criticism. Full-text coverage for selected periodicals is also included. In addition to articles, Art Full Text indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals.
  • Art Index Retrospective  
    An in-depth record of contemporary art history, Art Index Retrospective allows users to search 55 years of art journalism at a keystroke. Users can research leading English-language sources, plus others published in French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Dutch. Besides periodicals, users have access to data from important yearbooks and select museum bulletins.
  • ARTbibliographies Modern  
    Abstracts an international selection of articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, dissertations, and exhibition reviews in all aspects of art and design since 1900. Photography is covered from its invention in 1839 to the present. Before 1980, coverage included architecture and 19th century art. Approximately 13,000 new entries are added each year. Areas covered include: performance art and installation works, video art, computer and electronic art, and more.
  • Artemis Primary Sources  
    Artemis Primary Sources enables researchers, teachers and students to cross-search primary source collections and discover and analyze content in entirely new ways.
    Currently, user can cross-search the following collections:
    Eighteenth Century Collections Online
    Indigenous Peoples: North America
    Nineteenth Century Collections Online
    Early English Books Online (EBBO) by selecting the "Outside Collections" content type on the Advanced Search page
    Artfact is a comprehensive fine auction database service which includes unabridged upcoming and past auction catalogs and price results for over 2,000 prestigious international art, antiques, and collectible auction houses of all sizes including Artcurial, Christie's, Doyle's, Eldred's, Gallerie Koller, Hindman, Ritchie's, Sotheby's, Swann, Tajan, and Weschler's.
  • ARTFL Project  
    ARTFL (American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language) is a database of nearly 2000 texts ranging from classic works of French literature to various kinds of non-fiction prose and technical writing and a Provençal database that includes 38 texts in their original spellings. The eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries are equally represented, with a smaller selection of seventeenth century texts as well as some medieval and Renaissance texts.
  • Artists in Canada  
    Artists in Canada, compiled and maintained by the National Gallery of Canada Library, is a bilingual union list that identifies the location of documentation files on Canadian artists. Twenty-three libraries and art galleries across Canada have contributed biographical information and lists of their documentation files to create this resource which contains information for over 42,700 artists. Each record in the database has information in up to 25 data fields.
  • Arts and Humanities Citation Index (Web of Science)  
    Arts & Humanities Citation Index is a multidisciplinary index covering the journal literature of the arts and humanities. It fully covers 1,144 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals, and it indexes individually selected, relevant items from over 6,800 major science and social science journals.
  • ARTstor  
    The ARTstor Digital Library provides more than 1 million images with tools for teaching and research. Collections are comprised of contributions from outstanding museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, artists and artists' estates from all over the world. Collections encompass a wide variety of subject areas, including art, architecture, music, religion, anthropology, literature, world history, American Studies, Asian, Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies.
  • is an open access database of over 800,000 preprints and e-prints of scientific papers, maintained by Cornell University Library, covering the subject areas of physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, and statistics. Mathematicians and scientists regularly upload their papers to for worldwide access before they are published in peer-reviewed journals. Over 7,000 papers are added per month.
  • ASABE Technical Library  
    A full text collection of journals, meeting reports, proceedings, monographs, and other technical documents published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. Coverage is primarily back to 2001, but some backfiles go back to 1998.
  • ASCE Research Library  
    The ASCE Research Library is a online tool for locating articles of interest across all disciplines of civil engineering. The Research Library provides you with access to more than 40,000 full-text papers from ASCE Journals and Proceedings published.
  • ASHP (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists) eBooks  
    ASHP eBook Collection offers at present 70 titles published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, a professional organization for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. Topics range from clinical references to career advice.
  • Asian American Drama  
    Asian American Drama brings together more than 250 plays, with related biographical, production, and theatrical information, providing a comprehensive overview of this field. The collection begins with the works of Sadakichi Hartmann in the late nineteenth century and it is planned to include contemporary playwrights, such as Philip Kan Gotanda, Elizabeth Wong, and Jeannie Barroga. The collection includes a theatre database, production database, photos, posters, and more.
  • Asian Development Bank Central Statistics Database  
    The Statistical Database System Online website is available to users free of charge. The Statistical Database System (SDBS) is the Asian Development Bank’s central statistical database that stores macro-economic and social data of its developing member countries (DMCs). The SDBS data come from statistical contacts that are mostly national statistics offices and central banks of the DMCs. SDBS also store data from other international organizations' databases and websites.
  • ASTM Standards and Engineering Digital Library  
    The ASTM Standards and Engineering Digital Library is a vast collection of industry-leading standards and technical engineering information. The Library covers a broad range of engineering disciplines, including aerospace, biomedical, chemical, civil, environmental, geological, health and safety, industrial, materials science, mechanical, nuclear, petroleum, soil science, and solar engineering.
  • ATLA Historical Monographs Collection : Series 1  
    The historical time period of the collection reflects upon a time of great doctrinal, social, and organizational change. The collection includes many volumes in Aramaic, Arabic, Greek, Hebrew and other languages besides English, documenting the recovery of languages used during the biblical era and provides an in-depth view of the way that interest in, and knowledge of, biblical languages emerged during the nineteenth century, an important foundation for today’s study and understanding.
  • ATLA Historical Monographs Collection : Series 2  
    The American Theological Library Association (ATLA) Historical Monographs Collection: Series 2 consists of more than 15,000 titles published from 1894 through 1923. It presents a comprehensive picture of the growing interest in and understanding of Eastern religions from the late 1800s to the early 1900s and also highlights significant shifts in the religious identification of Americans, and of new interest in and experimentation with non-western religions.
  • ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials  
    ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials combines the index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion with ATLA's online collection of major religion and theology journals. The ATLA Religion Database includes more than 537,000 article citations from more than 1,633 journals (518 currently indexed), more than 225,000 essay citations from over 18,700 multi-author works, more than 494,000 book review citations, and more.
  • Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals  
    The Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals offers a comprehensive listing of journal articles published worldwide on architecture and design, archaeology, city planning, interior design, and historic preservation. Avery indexes not only the international scholarly and popular periodical literature, but also the publications of professional associations, US state and regional periodicals, and the major serial publications on architecture and design of Europe, Asia, Latin America.

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