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Coverage: 1740 - 1940

This database contains periodicals published between 1740 and 1940, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines and many other historically significant periodicals.
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  • A Canadian resource
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A commercial directory of contemporary Canadian artists, art galleries and art-related businesses. Intended to provide marketing and communication opportunities, members create profiles of their work with links to their websites/galleries. Searchable by artist name, location, and artist technique/genre.
  • A Canadian resource
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A searchable library of standards from the Canadian Standards Association, CSA Online provides continually updated standards in pdf format for viewing, downloading and printing. French-language standards are included when available, as well as archives of past standards. Subjects include construction, engineering, electrical, energy, environmental, health & safety, information technology, infrastructure, mechanical & industrial equipment, and business management systems.
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The Christian Science Monitor (1908-2003) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
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An online feature film platform that provides access to thousands of educationally relevant feature films. Films come from a variety of major studios: Paramount Pictures, Dreamworks SKG, Lionsgate Films, Warner Bros., Miramax, and others. Genres include foreign language, classics, environmental titles, literary adaptations, Academy Award winners, and others.

Criterion on Demand has a bilingual interface, offers closed-captioning, and provides English or French subtitles when available.
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The Enzyklopädie des Märchens (“Encyclopaedia of the Folk Tale”) is a reference work comprising over 4,000 articles, which presents the results of almost two centuries of international research in the field of folk narrative tradition past and present. It compares the rich stock of narrative material from the most diverse ethnic groups transmitted orally and through the medium of literature, and presents its social, historical, psychological, and religious backgrounds.
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A one-stop portal where you can access library services, request materials, and search the print collections and repositories of seven science-based departments and agencies. Content includes departmental publications, policy and program information, reports, and data sets. Wherever possible, content is freely available to view and download.

Participating Members:
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Environment and Climate Change Canada
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Health Canada
National Research Council Canada
Natural Resources Canada
Public Health Agency of Canada
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Frontier Life is a digital collection of primary source documents that focus on the lives of settlers and Indigenous peoples from the period 1650-1920. Various European and colonial frontier regions of North America, Africa, and Australasia are highlighted.
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A set of digitized U.S. newspapers, journals, and magazines originally published by the alternative press during the latter half of the 20th century. These periodicals were produced by feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Hispanics, LGBT activists, the extreme right-wing press and alternative literary magazines.
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Lloyd's Law Reports covers maritime and commercial cases.
Search on party names, keywords, headnotes, judge, court or use the free text search option to find exactly what you are looking for. You can also download cases to PDF and print into a court admissible format.
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Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI) is an academic open-access publisher which publishes over 160 diverse, peer-reviewed, scientific, open access, electronic journals in various subject areas.
Nano database provides indexed and structured information on nanomaterials and nanodevices. Users can access nanoscience data, synthesis methods and literature.
Oxford Islamic Studies Online (OISO) offers online access to the history and culture of Islam and provides full-text access to Oxford reference and scholarly works, including The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World, The Oxford History of Islam, The Oxford Dictionary of Islam, two classic interpretations of the Qur'an, a Concordance of the Qur'an, What Everyone Needs to Know about Islam, and the forthcoming Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World.
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Pascal and Francis is an archive of the combined PASCAL and FRANCIS bibliographic databases in human and social sciences, produced by the Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique. This multilingual, multidisciplinary database covers basic and applied sciences, technology, biomedical sciences, and human and social sciences. Access to 14 million bibliographic references of articles, conference papers, and conference proceedings produced by the Inist-CNRS from 1984 to 2015 for PASCAL (12 million) and from 1972 to 2015 for FRANCIS (2 million) are provided.
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Collection of books and articles across the sciences, social sciences, and humanities including the subjects Constitutional History, Dissent, Truth & Ethics, Environmental Studies, Gender Studies, Geopolitics, Human Rights, Immigration & Urbanism, & Islamic Studies.
This resource brings together a wealth of interdisciplinary content about the Modernist period. It covers eight key subject areas: Literature, Architecture, Visual Arts, Music, Dance, Theatre, Film, and Intellectual Currents. Researchers can browse by subject, movement, or place in order to discover connections between key topics and fields.
Social Explorer is an online research tool that provides access to historical census data and demographic information. The site includes US Census history, annual updates from the American Community Survey, and the Religious Congregations and Membership Study. Users can customize, save, print, and email maps and reports. They are also permitted to export them to a variety of programs and statistical packages for further analysis and use in reports and presentations.
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Database of working documents of the British government for all areas of social, political, economic, and foreign policy. It covers Bills, Reports of Royal Commissions, Reports of Select Committees, Accounts and Papers and other materials from the House of Commons and House of Lords.
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  • Open Access
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United Nations Digital Library provides one point of access to current and historical UN-produced materials in digital format.
It offers access to UN documents, maps, speeches, voting data, as well as non-sales publications in 6 languages.
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