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New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
McGraw-Hill’s Access Engineering provides the highest quality engineering textbooks and handbooks including Mark’s Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers, Perry’s Chemical Engineers’ Handbook, Roark’s Formulas for Stress and Strain, and many more.
The A&A ePortal is an ebook resource that features works of scholarship in the history of art, architecture, decorative arts, photography, and design. With innovative functionality and extensive metadata, the site offers students and scholars an engaging experience, encouraging critical thinking skills and supporting rigorous academic research.
  • Alumni Access Permitted
  • A Canadian resource
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.
Coverage: University of Manitoba Libraries access does not include ASME Standards.

The ASME Digital Collection (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) provides access to many of ASME's publications from a single interface: journals, conference proceedings, and eBooks. Users can search across multiple publication types at once, refine searches by topic, citation, etc., or choose from ASME's Topic Collections. Content is peer-reviewed and covers all engineering disciplines, with archival content back to the 1950s for select titles.
The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection is a collection of commissioned multimedia lectures presented by world experts on a range of topics from basic science to therapeutic intervention, from the level of the single molecule to entire populations at both introductory and advanced levels.
Please note: Due to COVID-19, and in support of the move to online learning, the publisher has provided temporary access to this resource until June 30, 2020.

Business Source Ultimate offers peer-reviewed, full-text journals and other resources that provide historical information and current trends in business that spark discussion on future developments and changes in the business world.
Designed for Canadian college and university faculty & students, CAN-Core Academic Video is a streaming platform that contains Canadian video content.
  • A Canadian resource
Created in partnership with the Electronic Text Centre at the University of New Brunswick Libraries, this collection contains the full text of more than 19,000 poems by 177 poets including Bliss Carman, Isabella Valancy Crawford, Archibald Lampman, Charles G. D. Roberts and Duncan Campbell Scott, offering a comprehensive survey of Canadian poetry from the eighteenth century to the early twentieth.
  • A Canadian resource
Please note: This resource restricts the use of PDFs: PDF printing is disabled by the publisher; PDFs cannot be viewed off-campus. The PDF format can only be accessed on-campus, view and download only.

Please Note: University of Manitoba Libraries does not have access to standards that are in process or not yet adopted by the CSA.

Please note: Users are encouraged to create a free personal account to use additional functions such as highlighting and adding notes to PDFs.

The new platform for CSA Standards, CSA OnDemand is a searchable library of standards from the Canadian Standards Association. It provides continually updated standards for online viewing; PDF format is disabled off-campus. 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.
The Child & Family Data Archive (C&F Data Archive) contains data on early care, education, and families.It hosts datasets about young children, their families and communities, and the programs that serve them.
This resource is part of the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research database.
Please note: PDF download options are not available during this trial period.

A rich repository of primary source materials on the work of the Church Missionary Society, founded in 1799 as an Anglican evangelical movement and still active today.

This archive includes records of both the CMS and the many other missionary societies which became associated or amalgamated with it.
The Churchill Archive is a digital library of modern international history. This is a collection of primary source material. It includes original documents, produced between 1874 and 1965, ranging from Winston S. Churchill’s personal correspondence to his official exchanges with kings, presidents, politicians, and military leaders.
Please note: Due to COVID-19, and in support of the move to online learning, the publisher has provided temporary access to this resource until July 31, 2020.

Each week the Current Digest presents a selection of Russian-language press materials, carefully translated into English. The translations are intended for use in teaching and research. They are therefore presented as documentary materials without elaboration or comment, and state the opinions and views of the original authors, not of the publisher of the journal.
Coverage: 1500 - 1990 (approx.)

English Poetry is a comprehensive collection of poetry in English from the 8th century to the early 20th. It contains hundreds of thousands of poems by over a thousand poets, drawn from numerous printed sources.
Please note: Due to COVID-19, and in support of the move to online learning, the publisher has provided temporary access to this resource until July 31, 2020.

East View has assembled a selection of eBooks on hundreds of topics from premier scholarly publishers in Russia, Ukraine, and more.
This collection contains the complete catalog of Harvard Business Review e-books. With numerous e-books that include: monographs, newly published e-books, seminal works, and article compilations of the HBR Classics series. Business subjects covered include: business communication, career development, decision-making & problem solving, economics, entrepreneurship and many more.
The IET Digital Library is a global repository of science, engineering and technology focused content produced by the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

This trial includes access to the eBooks module of the IET Digital Library only.
  • Alumni Access Permitted
Please note: For off-campus access use the Virtual Private Network (VPN). For alumni, on-campus access only. is an open-access platform for company research that provides comprehensive profiles on public and private companies in the U.S. Its research features revenues and revenue histories, growth rates, industry segments (i.e., NAICS definitions), and SWOT analysis on demand.
The Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) makes and publishes videos of scientific experiments from laboratories around the world. JoVE Science Education is a video library dedicated to teach scientific fundamentals through simple easy-to-understand video demonstrations.
Latin American Women Writers is a searchable collection of prose, poetry, and drama composed by women writing in Mexico, Central America, and South America.
A collection of fiction, poetry, and plays that represent the Chicano culture and the different ethnicities of Latin American writers with a Hispanic background working in the United States. Most of the works are in English, with some in Spanish.
Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (MGG) is a general encyclopedia of music. MGG offers in-depth articles on every aspect of music as well as many related areas such as literature, philosophy, and visual arts. MGG Online contains the second print edition of MGG, published from 1994 to 2008, as well as current, continuous online updates and additions.
National Theatre Collection, a collaboration with the U.K.'s National Theatre, brings the stage to life through access to high definition streaming video of world-class productions and unique archival material offering significant insight into theatre and performance studies.
  • New Resource
PharmacyLibrary features APhA's authoritative textbooks, PharmacotherapyFirst, an interactive NAPLEX® review, Active Learning Exercises adaptable for a variety of educational settings, case studies, and information from a variety of news sources, on one searchable platform.
Please note: Simultaneous users = 3

The R2 Digital Library is an eBook platform for health science collections. It offers full text access to numerous medical, nursing, and allied health eBooks.
This project has been untaken with the collaboration of the Institute of Jazz Studies of Rutgers University and contains American jazz periodicals.
RIMP Online contains rare, full-text journals, which deal extensively with musical life in the United States from 1760 - 1966 as well as in Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Spain and the U.K.
Please note: Due to COVID-19, and in support of the move to online learning, the publisher has provided temporary access to this resource until July 31, 2020.

Official daily of the government of Russia. The only publication authorized to be the first to publish new laws and executive enactments before they come into force.
Please note: Users can create a "My Research" account to save searches, documents, and citations (up to 4000). Citations can be exported up to 1000 at a time.

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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Visible Body: Human Anatomy Atlas is a 3D visualization and learning tool that includes over 5,000 interactive, medically accurate male and female anatomical structures covering systemic anatomy, regional anatomy, senses, muscle action, and 25 cross-sections.
However, this resource has some strict system requirements, these include:

  • this platform will only work on 64-bit Windows machines

  • this platform requires iOS 12.0 or later

  • this platform requires Android 5 or later