Scopus is a core multidisciplinary database, the largest abstracts database of peer-reviewed literature including journals, books and conference proceedings. It also offers citation analysis/bibliometrics for authors and articles. Coverage mostly from 1960.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
This is the core of Canadian Newsstand. Included are national and leading regional papers such as National Post, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen, Regina Leader Post, Vancouver Sun and the Victoria Times-Colonist.
Brings together over 50,000 images of original documents relating to gender studies:
Conduct and politeness , Domesticity and the family , Consumption and leisure , Education and sensibility, The body.
Sourced from libraries and archives around the world, including a strong core of document images from the Bodelian Library, Oxford.
Focused research tool for geology & earth science, this database includes the renowned MGA and ASFA databases, and provides full-text titles from around the world including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more.
For those researchers who need to conduct comprehensive literature reviews, this database includes specialized, editorial-controlled A&I resources for discovery of relevant scholarly research and technical literature critical to the discipline.
LEGENDcom is an electronic database of core portfolio legislation and policy documents, relating to citizenship and migration, which is being made available to members of the public on a subscription basis.
All users are required to complete an additional logon to access LEGENDcom. The login details (user name and password) and the link to the database are on the LEGENDcom home page. Once you have entered these details you will have full access to the database.
Full-color images of the original medieval manuscripts that comprise the Paston, Cely, Plumpton, Stonor, and Armburgh family letter collections, along with full-text searchable transcripts from printed editions. Also includes family trees, chronology, a map, and a glossary.
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses: Global is the world's most comprehensive collection of full-text dissertations and theses. It includes millions of searchable citations to dissertations and theses from 1861 to the present day together with over a million full-text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format.
The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full-text coverage for older graduate works. More than 70,000 new full-text dissertations and theses are added to the database each year through dissertations publishing partnerships with 700 leading academic institutions worldwide, and collaborative retrospective digitization of dissertations.
PsycBOOKS is a full-text database that provides electronic access to thousands of scholarly and professional titles published by the American Psychological Association, including recent titles in psychological and behavioural science, plus a substantial back file of classic and historic works.
Accounts of the English abroad, c1550-1850, highlight the influence of continental travel on British art, architecture, urban planning, literature and philosophy. Includes letters; diaries and journals; account books; printed guidebooks; published travel writing; paintings and sketches; architectural drawings and maps.
Covers daily life in the eighteenth century and also European political and religious life, British diplomacy; life at court, and social customs.
There is a wealth of detail about cities such as Paris, Rome, Florence and Geneva, including street life, architecture and urban planning.