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more information Restricted Resource Resource contains images17th & 18th Century Burney Newspapers Collection
Gale Primary Sources

DESCRIPTION: 17th & 18th Century Burney Newspapers Collection is the largest single collection of seventeenth and eighteenth century English news media available from the British Library. It is comprised of more than 1,000 pamphlets, proclamations, newsbooks and newspapers from the period, along with transcriptions of Parliamentary debates and proclamations to coffee house newsbooks. Access digital facsimiles of more than 700 bound volumes of newspapers related to political, educational and economic situations of the seventeenth and eighteenth century, including English provincial, Irish, Scottish and a handful of papers from British colonies, in the Americas and Asia.

SUBJECTS: British studies, Gender studies, historical newspapers, political science, U.K. studies, Western European studies, Women's studies

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains images19th Century North American Newspapers
Gale Primary Sources

DESCRIPTION: 19th Century U.S. Newspapers is a full-text searchable, facsimile-image database. It provides access to an as-it-happened window on events, culture, and daily life in nineteenth-century America. The collection features newspaper publications, from the political party newspapers at the beginning of the nineteenth century to the large dailies that shaped the nation at the century's end. This includes major newspapers as well as those published by African Americans, Native Americans, women's rights groups, labor groups, the Confederacy, and other groups and interests. Also included are illustrated papers that bring the nineteenth century to life through the drawings of many artists.

SUBJECTS: African-American studies, American Indian / Native American Studies, gender studies, historical newspapers, law, Women's studies

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains images19th Century U.K. Periodicals
Gale Primary Sources

DESCRIPTION: 19th Century UK Periodicals provides access to a large range of nineteenth-century periodical literature. This includes part 1 New Readerships: Women's, Children's, Humor, and Leisure/Sport charts the rapid rise of publishing in a reading culture expanding through a rise in literacy and leisure and an explosion of sports and hobbies. The series acts as a barometer of literacy and social mobility in the 1800s with a particular focus on the under-documented aspects of women, children, humor, and leisure activity in the Victorian age. It features the political spectrum of women's writing from Hearth and Home and the Women's Penny Paper, providing insight into women's changing status in the 1800s. Part II: Empire: Travel and Anthropology, Economics, Missionary, and Colonial provides access to 91 periodicals that chart a century in which Britain extended its influence, reaching new heights of empire building.

SUBJECTS: African-American studies, American Indian / Native American Studies, Asian studies, British studies, European studies, gender studies, historical newspapers, Japanese studies, law, South & Southeast Asian studies, Women's studies

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesAboriginal & Treaty Rights Information System (ATRIS) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: ATRIS geographic information system (GIS) intended to help users identify the location of Aboriginal communities and display information pertaining to their potential or established Aboriginal or Treaty rights. It provides up-to-date information & narrative records (both site-specific and general) on treaties and agreements, claims and assertions, court cases and decisions and links narrative records with related geographic information on the interactive map. It can be used to assist to assist governments, industry and other interested parties in determining their consultation obligations and in carrying out their consultation research.

SUBJECTS: aboriginal history, Canada, cultural studies, First Nations studies, governance, Government of Canada, policy, history, Indigenous & Northern Affairs, treaty rights, treaty obligations
 
more information Resource contains imagesopenURL Aboriginal Mapping Network (AMN)

DESCRIPTION: Established in 1998, a knowledge sharing forum for local First Nations technicians, leaders and decision makers to enable the strategic use of of traditional knowledge mapping. The AMN mandate is to support support aboriginal and indigenous peoples facing similar issues, such as land claims, treaty negotiations and resource development, with common tools, such as traditional use studies, GIS mapping and other information systems.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesAboriginal Peoples & Communities

DESCRIPTION: Access the Government of Canada's resource site for Indigenous & Northern Affairs. Look up policy & governance documentation concerning First Nations, Inuit, Métis & Non-Status First Nations peoples.

SUBJECTS: aboriginal history, Canada, cultural studies, First Nations studies, governance, Government of Canada, policy, history, Indigenous & Northern Affairs
 
more information Restricted Resource Academic Search Complete (ASC) Help Guide
LHCADL Journal and/or online resource

DESCRIPTION: ASC provides full text for nearly 4,500 journals, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for 1,000 titles. Coverage is multi-disciplinary.

SUBJECTS: animal science, anthropology, archaeology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, general science, geography, geology, history, law, materials science, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion & theology, veterinary science, women's studies and zoology
 
more information Restricted Resource Academic Search Elite (ASE)
TAL Universal Core Journal and/or online resource

DESCRIPTION: ASE is part of the TAL The Alberta Libraries (TAL) suite of electronic resources called the Universal Core (UC). It is upgraded as part of an Alberta Government funded suite of electronic resources call the Lois Hole Campus Alberta Digital Library (LHCADL).

SUBJECTS: animal science, anthropology, archaeology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, general science, geography, geology, history, law, materials science, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion & theology, veterinary science, women's studies and zoology
 
more information Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (ACCT) Online Resources

DESCRIPTION: ACCT Online Resources provide access to a number of reference tools on the subject of Canadian film, television and related media.
  • browse aFlick.ca, a national directory of Canadian films, in current release and or soon to be released;
  • search Canada's Awards Database for information on Canadian film awards, nominees and winners; and
  • browse the Canadian Links Database, one of the the most comprehensive web directories available covering Canadian film and television websites
SUBJECTS: Canadian content, film studies, multi-media, television studies
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains imagesAccess Science Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: A reference database of encyclopaedias articles, dictionary terms, biographies and research updates covering science and technology.

SUBJECTS: agriculture, forestry & soils, anthropology, archaeology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, computer technology, information technology, earth science, environmental science, mathematics, medicine, food science, general science, paleontology, physics, psychiatry, psychology
 
more information Some full text availableAfrican Journals OnLine (AJOL)

DESCRIPTION: AJOL is the world's largest online collection of African-published, peer-reviewed scholarly journals. It is intended to provide access to African published research, and increase worldwide knowledge of indigenous scholarship. AJOL hosts African-published, peer-reviewed scholarly journals for and acts as a portal to open access and subscription-based journals. The meta-data of all participating journals is open access on the AJOL website.
 
more information Resource contains imagesAladin Sky Atlas Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Aladin Sky Atlas is an interactive software sky atlas allowing the user to visualize digitized astronomical images, superimpose entries from astronomical catalogues or databases, and interactively access related data and information from the SIMBAD database, the VizieR service and other archives for all known sources in the field.

SUBJECTS: astronomical object, astronomy, astrophysics, object Identifiers, star charts
 
more information Resource contains imagesAlberta Airphoto Collection (AAC)

DESCRIPTION: The AAC consists of about 32,000 copyright-cleared images from the University of Calgary Library's collection of about one million photos. These photos are historical images of Alberta taken from the air at various scales. The coverage is of mainly urban areas in Alberta and the photos provide information on landscape and geographic features and their changes in over time.

SUBJECTS: geography, history

COVERAGE: 1924 - 1952
 
more information Alberta Folklore & Local History Collection

DESCRIPTION: This archival collection includes many aspects of the history, tall tales, humour and stories of Alberta. Manuscripts, reminiscences, stories, plays, poems, photographs and other materials are included. The collection, which contains approximately 1,000 accessioned items, is housed in the Bruce Peel Special Collections Library. The archive was collected by the University of Alberta between 1942 and 1946 under the directorship of Robert E. Gard.

SUBJECTS: folklore, humour, history, legends, tall tales
 
more information Some full text availableAlberta Law Collection (ALC) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Search for documents that form Alberta's legislative history. Part of the the Alberta Heritage Digitization Project (AHDP), this site contains all of the Statutes up to 1990, Legislative Assembly Bills, Debates and Journals, the Alberta Gazette and the Ordinances of the Northwest Territories prior to the birth of Alberta.

SUBJECTS: Alberta history, province of Alberta, statues, regulations

COVERAGE: 1905 +
 
more information Some full text availableAlberta Laws Online/Catalogue Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: The Alberta Queen's Printer publishes, distributes and sells Alberta's Acts, Regulations and various legislation-related materials. In addition to online purchasing, government and the public can access Alberta's laws free online through the Internet. Use this site to search Alberta's provincial statutes and regulations.

SUBJECTS: legislation, province of Alberta, regulations, statutes
 
more information Alberta Learning Information Service (ALIS)

DESCRIPTION: ALIS is the provincial gateway for career, learning and employment information and services in Alberta, Canada. The ALIS website provides information to help Albertans with career planning, post-secondary education and training, educational funding, job search, labour market trends, and workplace issues.

SUBJECTS: career planning, educational funding, labour market trends, post-secondary education
 
more information Alberta Legislature Library Online Catalogue Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Search the collections of Alberta's Legislature Library. These collections are available for use by the people of Alberta.

NOTE: The collections of the Legislature Library for use by Alberta public servants. However, the members of the public are allowed to access all items on site in the library. Upon special application a wide range of materials may be borrowed.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesAlberta on Record

DESCRIPTION: Managed by the Archives Society of Alberta (ASA), Alberta on Record provides access to over 13,000 descriptions of archival records held in Alberta’s archives. This includes over 50,000 digitized photographs and textual records with contact information for each holding institution. This site also hosts records from the Yukon archives. Search for records directly or browse the archival descriptions, digital materials, archival institutions & authority records.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesAleppo Codex

DESCRIPTION: This is an online digital version of the Aleppo Codex, a medieval bound manuscript of the Hebrew Bible written in the 10th century A.D. Known as the Keter ("crown") of Aleppo, it is the oldest and most complete Hebrew Bible manuscript and the most authoritative document in the masorah the transmission of a (religious) tradition.

SUBJECTS: 10th-century biblical manuscripts, Aleppo, biblical manuscripts, biblical studies, Hebrew Bible manuscripts, Jewish texts, manuscripts, old Testament, paleography, palaeography, religious studies, scripture, Septuagint
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableALT Health Watch Help Guide
TAL Universal Core Journal and/or online resource

DESCRIPTION: This database provides full text for articles from more than 180 international and often peer-reviewed journals, reports and proceedings, as well as association and consumer newsletters. ALT Health Watch focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. And it provides in-depth coverage, dating back to 1990, across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine and holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. The majority of the full text titles included in the database are available in native (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color.

SUBJECTS: alternative medicine, health, wellness.

COVERAGE: 1990 +
 
more information American Doctoral Dissertations (ADD) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: A free resource accessible to all researchers, the ADD database includes more than 153,000 theses and dissertations in total, including 70,000 citations for theses and dissertations from 1902 to the present.

COVERAGE: 1902 +
 
more information Restricted Resource American Fiction 1774-1920
Gale Primary Sources

DESCRIPTION: American Fiction, 1774-1920 encompasses more than 17,500 works of prose fiction written by Americans from the political beginnings of the United States through World War I, including thousands never before available online.This landmark digital collection is based on authoritative bibliographies including Lyle H. Wright’s American Fiction: A Contribution Toward a Bibliography, widely considered the most comprehensive bibliography of American adult prose fiction of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and Geoffrey D. Smith’s American Fiction, 1901-1925: A Bibliography, comprising nearly three-quarters of all adult fiction published in the United States during this time period.

SUBJECTS: African studies, African-American studies, Black Studies, Asian studies, British studies, gender studies, literature, U.S. history, Women's studies

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Some full text availableAmerican Film Institute (AFI) Catalog

DESCRIPTION: The AFI Catalog is an online database that preserves the history of American film in authoritative, encyclopedic detail. It serves as a prime research tool for film historians and researchers. The catalogue contains entries on nearly 60,000 American feature-length and 17,000 short films produced from 1893-2011. It also documents film casts, crews, synopses and production notes.

COVERAGE: 1893 +

SUBJECTS: cast, crew, feature film, film, film history, film production, moviehistory, movie production, movies, short film, production notes
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains audio Resource contains images Resource contains videoAmerican Memory Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: American Memory provides free access to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America.

SUBJECTS: advertising, African American history, American expansion, architecture, environment, conservation, government, landscape, culture & folklife, law, immigration, literature, military, Native American history, presidents, war, women's history
 
more information American Psychological Association (APA)

DESCRIPTION: The American Psychological Association, not to be confused with the American Psychiatric Association, is a is a scientific and professional organization representing psychologists in the United States. Its research and education mandate is to promote research in psychology and improvement of research methods and conditions, the dissemination of psychological knowledge and the application of of research findings to the promotion of health, education, and the public welfare. Search here for information on scholarships, grants & awards, government funding, as well as information on the practice and science of psychology.

SUBJECTS: psychology, psychology organization
 
more information Resource contains imagesAnatomia 1522-1867

DESCRIPTION: Anatomia features more than 4,300 full page plates  and other illustrations of human anatomy from 95 individual titles. All illustrations have been indexed using MeSH and are searchable by illustration technique, gender, perspective, view, colour, and title. Additionally, illustration techniques, artists, and engravers have been identified when possible. Materials in this collection have been selected from the Jason A. Hannah and Academy of Medicine collections in the history of medicine at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto.

SUBJECTS: anatomy, biology, history of anatomy, life sciences, physiology, structural biology,

COVERAGE: 1522 - 1867
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesAncient Near East & Mediterranean World (ANEMW)

DESCRIPTION: This online library provides access to digitally preserved materials drawn from 2 collections of the University of Chicago Library's complimentary collections, the Ancient Near East and Classics Collections. Materials relating to the study of the ancient Near East cover such topics as the archaeology, art, history, language, law, and religions of Sumer, Babylonia, Assyria, Egypt, Nubia, Persia, and other ancient peoples of Anatolia and the Fertile Crescent. Digitally preserved classics materials span from the rise of Bronze Age Aegean culture through to the period in the Middle Ages. This also includes volumes relating to the history, art and archaeology of the classical world.
 
SUBJECTS: Aegean culture, Anatolia, ancient near east, Assyria, Babylonia, Bronze Age, classics, Egypt, Middle Ages, Nubia, Persia, Sumer,

COVERAGE: 1850 - 1950
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesAncient World Digital Library (AWDL)

DESCRIPTION: AWDL is a freely accessible collection of scholarly digital materials relevant to the study of the ancient world. It provides access to a range of materials relevant to the study of Greek and Roman material culture and history, Egyptology, Mesopotamian Archaeology and Assyriology, Central Asia and Iran, and Asian Art.
 
more information Some full text availableAnimalBase

DESCRIPTION: AnimalBase is an online library of early zoological literature and is a significant resource for research in to taxonomic research and literature, especially for the late 18th century. It provides access to public domain (copyright-free) zoological works. It also makes available manually verified lists of names of zoological genera and species, with the nomenclatural status of all names having been verified under the current edition of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN). When available, AnimalBase also provides links to the digitized public domain content of other providers, such as the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) or Gallica.

COVERAGE: 1550+
 
more information Anthropological Index Online (AIO) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: AIO is and online index published by the Royal Anthropological Institute. It is based on the journal holdings of The Anthropology Library at the The British Museum (formerly Museum of Mankind). It indexes materials related to cultural and social anthropology, ethnography and material culture, biological and physical anthropology, demography, human ecology, primatology and archaeology (excluding the archaeology of western Europe and classical antiquity).
 
more information Archives Canada Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Originally known as Canadian Archival Information Network (CAIN), Archives Canada is an electronic initiative designed to provide online access to holdings in over 800 archival institutions across the country. Search for documentary records, maps, photographs, sound recordings, videos and more in individual archival institutions across Canada.

NOTE: While many of the records accessed through this database may be searchable online, not all will have online accessible digital holdings. To access materials you may have to visit the archive concerned.
 
more information Archives Hub Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Part of the UK Archives Discovery Network (UKAD), Archives Hub is a search directory of archives across the UK. It allows you to search over over 27,000 descriptions of archived materials across a wide range of subjects, as well as thousands of descriptions of series or individual items within collections.

NOTE: Archives Hub does not itself hold archives, but rather is is a search portal to help you locate materials and the archives in which they are held.
 
more information Restricted Resource Archives of Human Sexuality & Gender
Gale Primary Sources

DESCRIPTION: Archives of Human Sexuality & Gender provides access to resources on LGBTQ history & culture since 1940. Browse rare and unique documentation of LGBTQ history via fully-searchable newsletters, government documents, manuscripts, pamphlets, and other types of primary sources.

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Archives of Manitoba

DESCRIPTION: Search the holdings of the Archives of Manitoba. These include Government Records, Private Records, and the Hudson's Bay Company Archives (HBCA). The HBCA is the official repository for the records of the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC), the oldest chartered trading company in the world, founded by Royal Charter in 1670.
 
more information Some full text availableArchives of the History of American Psychology (AHAP) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Maintained by the Center for the History of Psychology (CHP), AHAP provides access to the historical record of psychology and related human sciences. It documnets the history of psychology from the its roots in laboratory rooms in the late nineteenth century to the hospitals, schools, and businesses in the twentieth century. This includes over 740 individual collections, 50 records from organizations, 1,000 instruments and apparatuses, 6,000 film records, 15,000 images, 6,000 three-dimensional as well as paper and pencil tests, and 50,000 volumes including rare books, textbooks, professional and trade publications. Search the collection for:
  • artifacts (psychological & scientific instruments, apparatus & other objects);
  • books (psychology textbooks; rare & antique books);
  • manuscripts (correspondence, papers, memoranda of notable American psychologists);
  • moving images (film & video from the history of psychology);
  • tests (personality, intelligence, achievement, vocational); and
  • special interests (gray literature, ephemera & reports).
SUBJECTS: correspondence, experimental methods, film, observational methods, psychiatry, psychology, scientific instruments, scientific apparatus, testing, tests, video
 
more information Archives Portal Europe Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Archives Portal Europe is a search directory of archives across Europe. It allows you to search descriptions of national and regional archived materials across a wide range of subjects.

NOTE: Archives Portal Europe does not itself hold archives, but rather is is a search portal to help you locate materials and the archives in which they are held.
 
more information Archives Search - Library & Archives Canada Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Library & Archives Canada "Archives Search" allows you to search the resources of Library & Archives Canada (LAC). It provides options for searching descriptions of archival material in the holdings of LAC, which includes textual, photographic, iconographic, audio, philatelic, cartographic, architectural and other documents. References to material from the database of Archives Canada (also known as the Canadian Archival Information Network or CAIN) are also searchable.
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains imagesArchives Unbound - The American Indian Movement & Native American Radicalism (1968—1979) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Archives Unbound houses topically-focused digital collections of historical documents from the Middle Ages forward-from Witchcraft to World War II to twentieth-century political history. This collection provides access to over 14,000 pages of primary documents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation Library. This collection documents the evolution of American Indian Movement (AIM) as an organization of social protest and the development of Native American radicalism.

COVERAGE: 1968-1979
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains imagesArchives Unbound - The Civil War in Words & Deeds Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Archives Unbound houses topically-focused digital collections of historical documents from the Middle Ages forward-from Witchcraft to World War II to twentieth-century political history. This collection provides access to over 140,000 pages of primary documents of rare, original chronicles of army life during the U.S. Civil War. This includes original Civil War monographs and histories and personal narratives, compiled primarily between the end of the war to 1920.

COVERAGE: 1860-1865
 
more information Arctic Science & Technology Information System (ASTIS)

DESCRIPTION: ASTIS Indexes publications and research projects about northern Canada. It contains over 79,000 bibliographic records describing publications and research projects about northern Canada. ASTIS is maintained by the Arctic Institute of North America at the University of Calgary, and is part of the Canadian Polar Information Network.
 
more information Resource contains imagesopenURL Art Journals – Illustrated Art & Satire Periodicals

DESCRIPTION: Art Journals – Illustrated Art & Satire Periodicals is comprised of the digitized holdings of Heidelberg University Library's collection of historical art journals. Over 200 journals are available online. Search by title, subject or browse by country.
 
more information Resource contains audio Resource contains video Resource contains imagesArt Project, powered by Google

DESCRIPTION: Art Project, powered by Google is an online viewing art gallery that allows you to view over 32,000 artworks online. Conduct your own 360 degree ‘Street View’-style virtual tours of individual gallery rooms in 46 museums. Or browse through individual scans of artists works. Many images are available to view as “super high resolution images” (each containing around 7 billion pixels) enabling you to zoom in and see brushwork and patina details that are hard to make out with the naked eye.

If you have a Google or Gmail account you can also sign in and use the ‘Create an Artwork Collection’ feature. This allows you to save specific views of any of the artworks and add comments for individual works, building an online personalized collection for your personal study.

SUBJECTS: art, artists, art history, art media, painting, drawing, graphic arts, images, internet resources
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesarthistoricum.net – the Virtual Library for Art

DESCRIPTION: arthistoricum.net is a comprehensive portal of arthistorical resources & publications (printed, hybrid or electronic) throughout Europe. The language scope is European and special attention is given to articles in periodicals and collective writings. It provides an international meta-catalogue that allows you to access to more than 8 million bibliographic records of materials such as: articles in periodicals, conference papers, festschrifts, exhibition catalogues and exhibition books, etc., as well as the archival records of photographic materials. Resources available through the arthistoricum.net network are:
  • ART-Dok - Digital Repository Art History - open-access repository for theory and history of art; and
  • subjects segmented guides to thematic resources, digitized resources and image sources.
SUBJECTS: art, art criticism, art history, bibliographic records, images, internet resources
 
more information Some full text availablearXiv.org e-Print Archive Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: arXiv.org provides open access to over 800,000 e-prints in physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics. More electronic preprints in the areas of physics, mathematics, non-linear sciences and computer science.

SUBJECTS: astronomy, biology, computer science, mathematics, physics, statistics
 
more information ASA Directory of Archives

DESCRIPTION: ASA's directory of archives provides link access to institutional members and to individual archives.

NOTE: While many of the archives accessed through this directory may be searchable online, not all will have accessible digital holdings. To access materials you may have to visit the archive concerned.
 
more information Associated Press (AP)

DESCRIPTION: AP is an American news agency, the world's largest such organization. It is cooperative owned by its contributing newspapers, radio and TV stations in the United States, who both contribute stories to it and use material written by its staffers.
 
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains imagesAssociated Press Collections Online
Gale Primary Sources

DESCRIPTION: Associated Press Collections Online is a six-part collection of primarily twentieth-century materials consisting of news coverage, imagery, and behind-the-scenes contextual information. I provides access to decades worth of wire copy, correspondence, memos, internal publications, and more. This includes intra- and inter-bureau correspondence, from within and beyond the United States and personal papers from reporters and photographers, including notebooks, personal letters, and photo outtakes.

SUBJECTS: business, history, journalism, political science, sociology, women's studies

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Some full text availableAssociation for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC) Publications

DESCRIPTION: ASSC publications is a free public archive of ASSC member's contributions to the study of consciousness (articles, book chapters, theses, teaching materials, and conference presentations). ASSC is a professional organization that encourages research on consciousness in cognitive science, neuroscience, philosophy, and relevant scientific disciplines, directed toward understanding the nature, function, and underlying mechanisms of consciousness.

SUBJECTS: consciousness, cognitive science, neuro science, psychology
 
more information Some full text availableAstronomical Catalogues

DESCRIPTION: Use this specialized search engine to find information related to observations of stars and galaxies, other galactic and extragalactic objects, solar system bodies and atomic data. The Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg / Strasbourg Astronomical Data Center (CDS) collects and collects and distributes astronomical datasets (aka astronomical catalogues). Access to these resources is provided by Université de Strasbourg (UDS) & Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS).

SUBJECTS: astronomical objects, astronomy, astrophysics, atomic data, extragalactic objects, galactic objects, object identifiers, solar system bodies
 
more information Some full text availableAstrophysics Data System (ADS)

DESCRIPTION: ADS is an online database of over seven million astronomy and physics papers from both peer reviewed and non-peer reviewed sources. Abstracts are available free online, and full-text of some articles is available in Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) and Portable Document Format (PDF). ADS is maintained by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) under a NASA grant.

SUBJECTS: astronomy, physics
 
more information Restricted Resource ATLA Catholic Periodical & Literature Index (ATLA-CPLI) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: ATLA-CPLI is the product of a partnership between ATLA and the Catholic Library Association. It provides indexing of periodicals, essay collections, church documents, papal documents and electronic resources addressing the practice and intellectual tradition of Roman Catholicism. Updated quarterly, this database contains more than 500,000 records and contains indexing from 1981 to the present.

SUBJECTS: Catholic faith & lifestyle, Roman Catholic periodicals, Papal documents, church promulgations

COVERAGE: 1981 +
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials Help Guide
LHCADL Journal and/or online resource

DESCRIPTION: ATLA Serials is the full-text version of the ATLA Religion Database, published by the American Theological Library Association. Covers Biblical studies, world religions, church history, and religious perspectives on social issues. coverage dates back to 1949.

SUBJECTS: Biblical studies, world religions, Church history

COVERAGE: 1949 +
 
more information Authorized Resources Database (ARD)

DESCRIPTION: The ARD is a searchable database provided by Alberta Education. It allows you to search all government authorized and approved learning and teaching resources for use in each subject area. it also provides directories to:
  • authorities & schools directory;
  • school year operating schedule;
  • online learning programs;
  • diploma examination & achievement testing results; and
  • Back to School Toolkit 2012.
SUBJECTS: curriculum materials, instruction resources
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesAvalon Project | Documents in Law, History & Diplomacy

DESCRIPTION: The Avalon Project is a digital library of documents relating to law, history and diplomacy that makes available online electronic facsimiles of documents that date back to the beginning of recorded history. It makes possible the study of original texts of documents such as the Magna Carta, the English Bill of Rights, and the United States Bill of Rights, as well as the text of less well known but significant documents which mark turning points in the history of law and rights. This resource also provides tools to electronically compare the text of two documents.

SUBJECTS: comparative law, constitutional documents, diplomacy, history, law, legal commentary, legislation, statutes, political science
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesBaldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: The Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature is a sub-collection within the University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC). It is a collection of children's literature containing more than 100,000 volumes published in Great Britain and the United States, includes more than 800 early American imprints. This collection is further comprised of the following subcollections: SUBJECTS: book arts, book design, children's literature, literature studies, paleography, palaeography, textual history

COVERAGE: early 1700s +
 
more information Resource contains audio Resource contains videoBBC Languages

DESCRIPTION: BBC Languages provides free access to a variety of online language learning resources that include:
  • online lessons and courses;
  • grammar & pronunciation aids;
  • interactive video & audio;
  • a guide to languages that includes facts, phrases and alphabets of the 20 languages most widely spoken in the world; and
  • teaching resources.
 
more information Resource contains videoBBC Motion Gallery

DESCRIPTION: This online gallery contains more than 500 million feet of film and 600,000 hours of video. Its subject coverage encompasses a wealth of content and includes programming produced in conjunction with Discovery and PBS. Access tens of thousands of BBC Motion Gallery clips online.

SUBJECTS: art, celebrities, culture, music, locations, natural history, news, performing arts, wildlife
 
more information Some full text availableBBC World Service Documentary Archive

DESCRIPTION: This Documentary Archive provides access to international news, analysis and information in English and 32 other languages.

SUBJECTS: documentary, film, media analysis, news

COVERAGE: up to 2004
 
more information Resource contains imagesBC Archives Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: BC archival holdings include: government documents and records; private historical manuscripts and papers; maps, charts and architectural plans; photographs; paintings, drawings and prints; audio and video tapes; film; newspapers; and an extensive library of publications with a strong emphasis on the social and political history of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesBeazley Archive

DESCRIPTION: The online Beazley Archive is comprised  of a searchable database of art, pottery, classical gems, rings and cameos, as well as sculpture, and antiquaria. You can also browse research bibliographies and an art dictionary with explanations of names and technical terms, illustrations, and other vocabulary related to Greek history, myth, geography, art and architecture. The Beazley Archive is produced by the Classical Art Research Centre at the University of Oxford.

SUBJECTS: art, art history
 
more information Resource contains imagesBeinecke Digital Collections

DESCRIPTION: Search through over 300,000 digitized images of the Beinecke Digital Collections. Part of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University, this online collection makes available photographs, textual documents, illuminated manuscripts, maps, works of art, and books.
 
more information Some full text availableBeowulf in Hyptertext

DESCRIPTION: This is an online version of Beowulf that allows you to compare the original Anglo Saxon text to a modern translation. Published by McMaster University this resource also provides historical and cultural information on the manuscript, as well as overviews of the main characters of this heroic epic.

SUBJECTS: anglo saxon literature, early English literature, Old English, paleography, palaeography
 
more information Restricted Resource Bibliography of Native North Americans (BNNA) Help Guide
LHCADL Journal and/or online resource

DESCRIPTION: BNNA is a bibliographic database covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. BNNA contains more than 98,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada.

SUBJECTS: anthropology, archaeology, cultural studies, education, ethno-botany, First Nations studies, gaming, governance, history, law, legend, linguistics, literacy, literature studies, medicine,  policy studies, political sciences, psychology, sociology, theology

COVERAGE: 16th century +
 
more information Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Use BASE to find academic articles and resources published in the Open Access arena. BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine) is a multi-disciplinary search engine for finding scholarly internet research and resources. Created by Bielefeld University Library, it is distinguished from commercial search engines by the following features:
  • academically selected resources;
  • document servers must comply with specific requirements of scientific quality and relevance;
  • searches are provided with transparency by a data resources inventory;
  • full text searches plus metadata are available (where available);
  • search results are displayed with precise bibliographic data (where available); and
  • results list sorting options include author, resource, document type, language, etc.

  Open Access Journal and/or online resource Proprietary Journal and/or online resource Access Terms & Conditions of Use
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesBiodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: The BHL makes accessible the scientific documentation of the study of living organisms, including more than 1,060,000 scientifically identified species and representing tens of thousands titles and nearly 100,000 volumes. Search the entire corpus, since the time of Linnaeus, by multiple access points, read the texts online, or download selected pages or volumes as PDFs. The BHL is a consortium of 12 natural history and botanical libraries. Founded in 2005, it is a project for the digitization of literature on biodiversity. BHL has digitized millions of pages, of taxonomic literature and literature of biodiversity.
 
more information Some full text availableBioline International (BI)

DESCRIPTION: BI is a not-for-profit scholarly publishing cooperative committed to providing open access to quality research journals published in developing countries. It provides open access to over 50 Open Access peer reviewed online journals in the Biological Sciences.

SUBJECTS: agriculture & crop sciences, biochemistry, biotechnology, environmental sciences, fertility & women's health, nutritional sciences, medical sciences, pharmacology, zoology
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableBiological & Agricultural Index Plus (H.W. Wilson), Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Biological & Agricultural Index Plus is an index & database of full text literature to agricultural research, biology, environmental science, genetics, horticulture, physiology, veterinary medicine, wildlife management and more. It provides full text for over 100 journals dating as far back as 1997 as well as indexing with abstracts for more than 380 publications dating back to 1983.

SUBJECTS: agriculture, agricultural chemicals, agricultural economics & engineering, agricultural research, animal sciences, biochemistry, biology, ecology, environmental science, genetics, horticulture, immunology, marine biology, microbiology, nutrition, paleontology, physiology, veterinary medicine, wildlife management

COVERAGE: full-text 1979+; indexing & abstracts 1983+
 
more information Biology Project

DESCRIPTION: The Biology Project is an interactive online resource for learning biology. Developed at the University of Arizona's Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, it is designed for biology students at the college level.

SUBJECTS: biochemistry, DNA, cell biology, chemicals and human health, developmental biology, human biology, immunoclogy, molecular biology
 
more information Some full text availableBioMed Central (BMC)

DESCRIPTION: BMC is a UK-based for-profit scientific publisher of over 200 peer-reviewed & open access journals. It publishes across a wide range of science disciplines in the medical and natural sciences (including biology, biochemistry, chemistry, and ecology). It provides access to: NOTE:
SUBJECTS: biochemistry, bioinformatics, biology, biotechnology, cell biology, chemical biology, chemistry, complementary & alternative medicine, ecology, evolutionary biology, genetics, genomics, health services, immunology, infectious diseases, health policy, medical ethics, microbiology, molecular biology, neurology, neuroscience, nursing, physical therapy, physics, physiology, plant biology, psychiatry, public health, sports medicine, structural biology, women's health, zoology
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains audio Resource contains images Resource contains videoBlackfoot Digital Library (BDL)

DESCRIPTION: The BDL is a venue for sharing families and communities stories, past and present. It is intended to be an educational resource for all those now living in kitawahsinnoon. BDL is a joint project between Red Crow Community College and the University of Lethbridge. It is part of an endeavour to bring together field notes, photographs, and recordings that have been spread all over the world.

NOTE: Digital holdings and the development of the BDL is incomplete. It is an unfinished ongoing project in development.

SUBJECTS: anthropology, cultural studies, education, First Nations studies, history, law, legend, policy studies, political sciences, sociology, theology
 
more information Resource contains imagesopenURL Bookbindings on Incunables, the Scott Husby Database

DESCRIPTION: Bookbindings on Incunables, the Scott Husby Database at Princeton University Library contains records of the bindings preserved on 15th-century printed books. This searchable database contains descriptive records for more than 27,000 bindings on incunables preserved at some 30 North American research libraries.

 
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains imagesBrazilian & Portuguese History & Culture
Gale Primary Sources

DESCRIPTION: Brazilian & Portuguese History & Culture provides access to primary source materials that chart the development of Latin America's most influential power. Topics covered include colonialism, the Brazilian independence period, slavery and abolition, the Catholic Church, indigenous peoples, immigration, ecology, agriculture, economic development, medicine and public health, international relations, and Brazilian and Portuguese literature.

SUBJECTS: agriculture, Brazilian literature, Catholic Church, colonialism, ecology, economics, immigration, indigenous peoples, international relations, medicine, Portuguese literature, public health, slavery and abolition

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information British Film Institute (BFI) - Library & Research Resources

DESCRIPTION: BFI Library & Research Resources provide access to a number of reference tools on the subject of British and international film, television and related media.
  • Search the BFI National Library for documentation and information on British as well as international film and television;
  • Browse the Film & TV Database information on over 800,000 film and television titles, 1.2m people and over 200,000 organizations , a national directory of Canadian films, in current release and or soon to be released;
  • Use the Researchers' guide to finde useful web resources and search a registry of moving image researchers active in the UK.
SUBJECTS: British content, film studies, multi-media, television studies. film theory, television theory
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesBritish History Online (BHO)

DESCRIPTION: British History Online (BHO) is a digital library of medieval and modern history of Great Britain and the the British Isles. It contains primary and secondary sources (including guides and calendars, gazetteers and dictionaries, maps). BHO is joint project of the Institute of Historical Research, the University of London and the History of Parliament Trust.

SUBJECTS: British history, history, medieval history, middle ages, political history, primary sources, secondary sources

COVERAGE: 11th century +
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesBritish Library | Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts

DESCRIPTION: The British Library's online Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts provides access to descriptions and images of western manuscripts with pictorial and decorative embellishments. This includes digital scans of existing slides as well newly-commissioned digital images. Find and view descriptions and images of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, from fully painted miniatures to decorated initials. Additional resources include manuscript search, online virtual exhibitions, and a glossary of terms.

SUBJECTS: book design, historical manuscripts, illuminated text, manuscripts, medieval studies, paleography, palaeography
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesBritish Library | Digitised Manuscripts

DESCRIPTION: The British Library’s Digitised Manuscripts website provides access to fully digitised manuscripts held at the Library. This collection is comprised of over 200 Greek manuscripts, ranging in date from the 3rd century B.C. to the present. The collection also makes available a large number of the British Library's pre-1600 manuscripts. This includes the Lindisfarne Gospels, the Old English Hexateuch and autograph manuscripts of William Blake and JS Bach. All manuscripts make availalbe full digital coverage with a description of the item's contents, date and origin.

SUBJECTS: book design, historical manuscripts, illuminated text, manuscripts, medieval studies, paleography, palaeography
 
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains imagesBritish Literary Manuscripts Online
Gale Primary Sources

DESCRIPTION: British Literary Manuscripts Online consists of two collections, British Literary Manuscripts Online, c.1660-1900 and British Literary Manuscripts Online: Medieval and Renaissance. It provides access to facsimile images of literary manuscripts, including letters and diaries, drafts of poems, plays, novels, and other literary works, and similar materials.

SUBJECTS: British studies, European studies, East European & Russian studies, literature studies, Western European studies

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains imagesBritish Newspapers I-V
Gale Primary Sources

DESCRIPTION: British Library Newspapers provides online access to materials previously only available in London-based reading rooms. Access historical primary source materials on literature, Victorian studies, genealogy, fine arts, finance/economics, political science, and more. This database is divided into 5 collections:
  • British Library Newspapers, Part I: 1800-1900;
  • British Library Newspapers, Part II: 1800-1900;
  • British Library Newspapers, Part III: 1741-1950;
  • British Library Newspapers, Part IV: 1732-1950; and
  • British Library Newspapers, Part V: 1746-1950;
SUBJECTS: economics, fine arts, finance, genealogy, literature, political science, Victorian studies

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains imagesBusiness Insights: Essentials Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Business Insights: Essentials (formerly Business & Company Resource Centre {BCRC}) provides access to a range of global business information that includes competitive intelligence, career and investment opportunities, business rankings, and company histories etc. This includes academic and business journals with full text and images covering management, economics, business theories and practices and information on companies and industries worldwide.

SUBJECTS: business administration, business theories and practice, capital, business cycles, economic fluctuations, finance, management, production, tax law, unions

COVERAGE: 1980 +
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableBusiness Source Complete Help Guide
LHCADL Journal and/or online resource

DESCRIPTION: This database provides comprehensive access to bibliographic and full text peer-reviewed content. Indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back to 1886 are included. In addition to the searchable cited references provided for more than 1,200 journals, there are nearly 3,000 full-text peer-reviewed journals, trade journals, & beneral business magazines, detailed author profiles for the 20,000 most-cited authors in the database, more than 17,000 industry reports, 18,000 Full-Text Interviews, and more than 1,000 market research reports.

SUBJECTS: marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics

COVERAGE: 1800s +
 
more information Resource contains audioBusuu

DESCRIPTION: Operating on on a freemium business model, Busuu is a social network for learning languages. The basic version of Busuu is free to use and provides access to new vocabulary and phrases supported by dialogues, writing exercises, audio recording resources. You can access additional learning materials (grammar material, PDF, podcasts, etc.) by paying for a premium membership.
 
more information Calgary Board of Education (CBE)

DESCRIPTION: CBE is the public school board in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
 
more information Calgary Roman Catholic Separate School District No. 1 (CSSD)

DESCRIPTION: The CCSD is the Roman Catholic separate school board in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It is the largest Catholic school district in Alberta, serving 44,000 students in Calgary, and in the neighboring communities of Airdrie, Cochrane, Chestermere and the Municipal District of Rocky View.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesCambridge Digital Library (CDL) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: CDL makes available online over 19,000 books & manuscripts. This growing digital collection includes original scientific, cultural & historical manuscripts. Some of these include Christian, Hebrew, Islamic & Sanskrit manuscripts, materials from the Board of Longitude, the Newton Papers and more.

SUBJECTS: Biblical Studies, book design, historical manuscripts, history, history of science, illuminated text, manuscripts, medieval studies, palaeography, paleography, scripture, textual history, writing
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesCamelot Project

DESCRIPTION: The Camelot Project is a database of Arthurian texts, images, bibliographies, and basic information about Arthurian literature. Use this resource to learn about this literary tradition, from it's Medieval origins to it's representation in modern legend. Search for Arthurian characters, symbols, and sites, medieval texts and information on authorship, as well as art and artists.

SUBJECTS: Arthurian literature, English literature, Medieval literature, Modern legend, Romance literature
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains audio Resource contains images Resource contains videoCanadian Art Database (CAD)

DESCRIPTION: CAD provides online access to a wide range of material that include images, texts, media works, and related ephemera. These come from a variety of sources across Canada and have been assembled into the fully searchable, bilingual, database. CAD currently holds 54,000+ images and over 600 video and audio clips by over 600 artists and designers, as well as 1,600+ texts by over 200 writers and curators. CAD is a project hosted by the Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art.

SUBJECTS: art, art history
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesCanadian Astronomy Data Centre (CADC)

DESCRIPTION: Use the CADC to browse through a variety of advanced data products as well as online archive services, such as the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) Archive. CADC was established in 1986 by the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), through a grant provided by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), as one of three world-wide distribution centres for astronomical data obtained with the HST.

SUBJECTS: astronomy
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableCanadian Business & Current Affairs Complete (CBCA) Help Guide
LHCADL Journal and/or online resource

DESCRIPTION: This product combines full text and indexed content from four CBCA database subsets (Business, Current Events, Education, and Reference). Subject coverage is comprehensive and combined with high-quality indexing with direct access to full-text articles. This includes over 540 periodicals and daily news sources (over 480 of which are Canadian), plus indexing to an additional 1,100 other titles (over 95% Canadian).

SUBJECTS: academia, arts, current events, business, business publications, education, law, medicine, professional publications, science, and trade journals
 
more information Canadian Council of Archives (CCA) Directory of Archives

DESCRIPTION: This is a listing of all Canadian provincial and territorial archival associations, and/or councils provided by the Canada Council of Archives. Use this directory to find and access a variety of online searchable archives.

NOTE: While many of the archives accessed through this directory may be searchable online, not all will have accessible digital holdings. To access materials you may have to visit the archive concerned.
 
more information Canadian Council of Archives (CCA) Directory of Councils & Associations

DESCRIPTION: This is a listing of all Canadian provincial and territorial archival associations, and/or councils provided by the Canada Council of Archives. Use this directory to find and access a variety of online searchable archives.

NOTE: While many of the archives accessed through this directory may be searchable online, not all will have accessible digital holdings. To access materials you may have to visit the archive concerned.
 
more information Canadian Education Association (CEA)

DESCRIPTION: Founded in 1891, the CEA is Canada's oldest national education association. It is a bilingual, federally incorporated non-profit organization that fosters dialogue on education policy. Its goal is to link researchers, teachers, government and education leaders and students.
 
more information Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLii) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: CanLII is a not-for-profit organization launched by the Federation of Law Societies of Canada with the goal of making primary sources of Canadian law internet accessible at no charge to the public. CanLII gathers legislative and judicial texts, as well as legal commentaries, from federal, provincial and territorial jurisdictions on a single Web site.

SUBJECTS: constitutional documents, court cases, court documents, law, legal commentary, legislation, regulations, statutes
 
more information Canadian Literature Research Directory (CLRD)

DESCRIPTION: The CLRS offers researchers specialized reference, research, advisory and bibliographic services. It also prepares material for exhibitions on Canadian literature and literary publishing and reading lists featuring selected Canadian authors and themes in Canadian literature. The website offers access to author biographies & bibliographies from the Library & Archives of Canada lecture series, Canadian women writers, literary awards, electronic resources and exhibitions, and online resources. It provides resources like:
  • "Digital Collections" a searchable collection of online, materials such as books and textual documents;
  • "Research Aids" to help locate and use materials at Library and Archives Canada, such as guides, finding aids, catalogues, bibliographies and reference works; and
  • "Virtual Exhibitions" highlight and provide context for selected Library and Archives Canada materials.
NOTE: This section also provides access to AMICUS (bibliographic information about books, periodicals, music, video and other published materials in Library and Archives Canada's collection as well as holdings for other Canadian libraries) and ArchiviaNet (the archival holdings materials from governmental and private sources, including textual documents, maps, works of art, photographs, videos and films, sound recordings, architectural drawings, stamps and medals).

SUBJECTS: Canadian authors, Canadian literature, literary publishing
 
more information Some full text availableCanadian Media Production Association (CMPA) Industry Information

DESCRIPTION: CMPA is an online industry guide that brings together the most complete, concise and up-to-date background information on the Canadian film & television industry.
  • Browse the directory listings for information on broadcasters and distributors to production companies, facilities and services;
  • Search the reference section which contains important film & television industry information.
SUBJECTS: Canadian content, film production, multi-media, television production
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableCanadian Newsstream‎ Help Guide
TAL Universal Core Journal and/or online resource

DESCRIPTION: Canadian Newstream (formerly Canadian Newsstand)provides access to major Canadian newspapers. Full text is available for the articles and transcripts but graphical material (photos, illustrations, graphs, etc.) is excluded. Classified ads, advertisements, and stock market reports are also excluded.

SUBJECTS: Canadian newspapers and newswires

COVERAGE: 1970s +
 
more information Some full text availableCanadian Parliamentary Historical Resources (CPHR) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: The CPHR (formerly Historical Debates of the Parliament of Canada) provides centralized access to the historical debates of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, in both official languages. These debates, also known as Hansard, contain the transcribed, edited and corrected record of full deliberations of both Houses of Parliament. Use the HDCP to search the full text of all debates from Parliament 1, Session 1 (1867) until coverage on parl.gc.ca begins (1996 February 27).

COVERAGE: 1867-1994/96

NOTE:
SUBJECTS: legislation, government, House of Commons, parliamentary debate, parliamentary procedure, Westminster system
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableCanadian Periodical Index (CPIQ) Help Guide
TAL Universal Core Journal and/or online resource

DESCRIPTION: Use CPIQ to find millions of articles from acomprehensive list of Canadian and international journals and newspapers. Coverage is from 1988 and includes full text articles. This includes Canada's national newspaper, The Globe & Mail; Maclean's weekly magazine; Canadian News Facts; and reference materials, such as the Canadian Parliamentary Guide and Canadian Newsmakers.

SUBJECTS: Canadian news, current affairs, international news, journals, magazines, newspapers

COVERAGE: 1988 +
 
more information Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) / Société canadienne de psychologie (SCP)

DESCRIPTION: The CPA the primary organization representing psychologists in Canada. Organized in 1939 it was incorporated in May 1950. Its research and education mandate is to promote excellence and innovation in psychological research, education, and practice and promote the advancement, development, dissemination, and application of psychological knowledge. It provides information on the practice and science of psychology as well as information on standards of practice, accreditation, and continuing education.

SUBJECTS: psychology, psychology organization
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableCanadian Reference Centre (CRC) Help Guide
TAL Universal Core Journal and/or online resource

DESCRIPTION: CRC is a full-text database that brings together Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books; it also includes international (U.S. and U.K.) periodicals, biographies and an image collection.

SUBJECTS: Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books

COVERAGE: 1966 +
 
more information Some full text availableCanadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP)

DESCRIPTION: CSEP is an organization of professionals interested and involved in the scientific study of exercise physiology. It provides access to information on it's certification programs and physical activity guides. Browse the site and access:
  • physical activity guides;
  • historical information & background papers;
  • screening checklists & questionnaires; and
  • information & updates on current CSEP initiatives.
SUBJECTS: exercise biochemistry, exercise physiology, fitness, health, health assessment, health promotion, health sciences, human kinetics, physiology
 
more information Canadiana Discovery Portal (CDP) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Canadiana Discovery Portal (CDP) is a free service that allows users to search across the diverse digital collections of libraries, museums and archives throughout Canada. It provides access to wide range of historical digital material, including books, journals, newspapers, government documents, photographs, maps, post cards, sheet music, audio and video files.

SUBJECTS: Canadian history, history, political history, primary sources, secondary sources
 
more information Some full text availableCANSIM | Canadian Socio-economic Information Management System Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: CANSIM (the Canadian Socio-economic Information Management System) is Statistics Canada's socioeconomic database. Containing millions of datasets on labour, health, income, trade, education, manufacturing, investment, it lets users track trends in virtually every aspect of Canadian life.

NOTE: E-STAT was discontinued on July 1, 2013. It's archived content is available for for reference, research or record keeping purposes. CANSIM is now a freely accessible database under the terms of Statistics Canada's Open Licence Agreement.

SUBJECTS: demographics, economics, Elections Canada data, historical censuses of Canada, land & resources, statistics
 
more information Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: The CGP is the search directory for all electronic and print publications from the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the U.S. government. This includes descriptive records for historical and current publications. Direct links are provided for documents that are available online.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesCatalogue of Digitized Medieval Manuscripts (CDMM)

DESCRIPTION: CDMM is an online catalogue that helps you to find fully digitized medieval manuscripts currently available on the web. Browse the catalogue by the location of an archive or library, the location of an item within a collection, by the author of a text, or by the language of a text.

SUBJECTS: historical manuscripts, manuscripts, medieval studies, palaeography, paleography, papyrology, textual history, writing
 
more information Catholic Education Resource Center (CERC)

DESCRIPTION: CERC makes accessible Catholic perspectives on everything from social justice issues to history and religion, from sexuality to literature and politics, from the environment to parenting and the latest trends in education.

SUBJECTS: instruction resources, religious eduction
 
more information Catholic Newspapers Online

DESCRIPTION: Catholic Newspapers Online is a newspaper directory providing access to all extant North American Catholic newspapers that have been digitized by CRRA members. Browse the index or search for specific titles via The Catholic Portal Advanced Search.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains videoCBC Archives For Teachers

DESCRIPTION: The Teachers section of the CBC Radio and TV Archives provides educational materials related to CBC News and created to complement many of the topics posted on the Web site. Many of these materials include such things as five lessons per topic, divided by grade level. These educational materials range from Grades 6-8, Grades 9-10, and Grades 11-12. All educational materials are available free of charge.

SUBJECTS: curriculum development, curriculum materials, education, instructional media, instruction resources, k-12, learning resources, mathematics, pedagogy, primary education, secondary education, teaching resources, teaching tools
 
more information Resource contains audio Resource contains video Resource contains imagesCBC Digital Archives

DESCRIPTION: This online digital archive provides access to international news, analysis and information in English and 32 other languages. Search CBC/Radio-Canada archives for past generations of journalists, performers, politicians, and artists who have left their mark on programs and broadcasts recorded somewhere among the millions of tapes, discs, films, documents and artifacts that fill the CBC/Radio-Canada archives.
 
more information CDS Bibliographic Service Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Search 12 different journal databases for abstracts of articles on astronomy and astrophysics. Access to this resource is provided by Université de Strasbourg(UDS) & Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS).

SUBJECTS: astronomy, astrophysics
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesCenter for Digital Scholarship - Digital Collections Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Digital Collections is a digital archiving project managed by Brown University Library's. It makes available to researchers without regard to status or affiliation to such digital collections as Prints, Drawings and Watercolors from the "Anne S.K. Brown Military Collection", the "Lincoln Broadsides", and "African American Sheet Music, 1820-1920". The Faculty & Student Projects also provides access to such digital collections as "Garibaldi and the Risorgimento", "Theatre That Was Rome", and "Paris: Capital of the 19th Century".
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesCenter for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts (CSNTM)

DESCRIPTION: The Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts (CSNTM), under the umbrella of the Center for the Research of Early Christian Documents (CRECD), makes available online for scholarly research high-resolution digital photographs of Greek New Testament manuscripts. View images of majuscule documents such as the Codex Sinaiticus, Codex Alexandrinus, and Codex Vaticanus, as well as other important minuscule and Lectionary manuscripts.

SUBJECTS: Biblical studies, early Christianity, lectionary manuscripts, majuscule manuscripts, minuscule manuscripts, New Testament, paleography, palaeography
 
more information Centre for Legal Translation (CLT)

DESCRIPTION: The CTL provides access to translation databases that are part of the process of providing standardized French translations of legal vocabulary, concepts, and principles. It provides access to three databases:
  • Lexicon of Ontario Statutes & Regulations;
  • Legal Glossary of Federal Statutes; and
  • Ontario Case Law - French Translations.
SUBJECTS: language translation, law, legal vocabulary
 
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains images Resource contains audioChatham House Online Archive
Gale Primary Sources

DESCRIPTION: Chatham House Online ninety years of expert analysis and commentary on international policy. Access briefing papers, special reports, pamphlets, conference papers, monographs, on a range of subjects that includes diplomacy, internation relations, law & security, to trade & business. Additionally, the archive offers unique access to thousands of hours of audio recordings of Chatham House lectures and their fully searchable transcripts, offering valuable insight into the experiences and opinions of key figures in international affairs, including Mahatma Gandhi, Winston Churchill, Willy Brandt, King Hussein of Jordan, François Mitterrand, Henry Kissinger, Prof. A.J. Toynbee, Chaim Weizmann, Dr. Andreas Papandreou, Caspar Weinberger, Chief Gatsha Buthelezi, HE Yousuf Al-Alawi Abdullah, Dr. Zhores Medvedev, and Hans Blix.

SUBJECTS: business, diplomacy, ecomomics, energy, environmental studies, internationa relations, law, political science

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Some full text availableChemistry Central

DESCRIPTION: Hosted by Springer Science+Business Media, Chemistry Central is an open access publication directory of peer reviewed journals & research in chemistry and related areas.

NOTE: Access to Advanced Search features is available to registered users only.
 
more information Child Abuse & Neglect Digital Library (canDL)

DESCRIPTION: canDL is a database of references & published research related to datasets and to secondary research published by the National Data Archive on Child Abuse & Neglect (NDACAN).

SUBJECTS: education, child  abuse, child development, psychology
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableChild Development & Adolescent Studies (CDAS) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: CDAS is a full-text source for references to the current and historical literature related to growth and development of children through the age of 21, as well as coverage on child rights and welfare issues. It includes all of the issues of Child Development Abstracts & Bibliography from 1927 - 2001. It provides access to book reviews and abstracts from hundreds of journals as well as a bibliography of thousands of technical reports, books, book chapters, theses and dissertations covering biomedical and social sciences. More than 342,000 records are included, with over 10,000 new records added each year.

SUBJECTS: abstracts, child psychology, child rights, child welfare, developmental psychology, reviews
 
more information Children's Literature Services (CLS)

DESCRIPTION: CLS is meant for a wide range of users beyond just parents, children and young adults. It is also a valuable resource for teachers, students and educators. This collection of children's literature contains over 140,000 books of fiction and non-fiction, published in English and French and other languages. This resource provides selective thematic bibliographies and indexes of authors and illustrators, and sites related to children's literature arranged by different headings. As well, the collection also contains a specialized reference collection of 5,000 books and a significant literary manuscripts and original illustrations.

 SUBJECTS: children's literature, curriculum materials
 
more information Restricted Resource China-From Empire to Republic
Gale Primary Sources

DESCRIPTION: China from Empire to Republic: Missionary, Sinology & Literary Periodicals is a collection of seventeen English-language periodicals published in or about China during a period of over 130 years extending from 1817 until 1949, when the People’s Republic of China was founded. This corresponds to the periods of the late Qing Dynasty and the Republican Era (1911-1949), when China experienced radical and often traumatic transformations from an inward-looking imperial dynasty into a globally engaged republic with modern approaches to politics, literature, education, public morality, and intellectual life.

SUBJECTS: Chinese studies, Japanese studies, South & Southeast Asian studies, Religion & Philosophy

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains audioChoral Public Domain Library (CPDL)

DESCRIPTION: The CPDL is an online sheet music library focusing specifically on choral and vocal music in the public domain. It makes music scores and additional information available for download. This  includes over 11,000 scores by more than 1,500 composers, especially from the Renaissance and Baroque eras. Search for information on:
  • original texts, their sources and translations;
  • cross indexed of choral music (criteria such as musical genre, period, and number and voicing of choral parts);
  • composer information;
  • description and performance information; and
  • contents of collections of choral music.
Materials are available for download in a variety of formats, including score images in PDF, PS and TIFF format, sound files in MIDI and MP3 formats. Supported music notation formats for software programs include Finale, Finale Allegro, Finale PrintMusic, and Finale Notepad by MakeMusic, Sibelius by Sibelius, Noteworthy Composer, Encore, and the open source GNU Lilypond.

SUBJECTS: accompaniment, arrangers, baroque, choral solo, classical, composers, early 20th century, music editors, medieval, modern, music genre, music recordings, music scores, nationality, renaissance, romantic, solo voice, time period, translators
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableCINAHL Plus with Full Text Help Guide
LHCADL Journal and/or online resource

DESCRIPTION: CINAHL Plus with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 560 journals indexed in CINAHL. Of those, nearly 400 have cover-to-cover indexing in CINAHL. With more than 600,000 full-text articles dating back to 1937, CINAHL Plus with Full Text is the definitive research tool for all areas of nursing and allied health literature.

SUBJECTS: alternative/complementary medicine, biomedicine, consumer health, health sciences librarianship, nursing.

COVERAGE: 1937 +
 
more information CiteSeerX

DESCRIPTION: CiteSeerX is a public search engine, digital library, & repository for academic scientific papers in the computer and information sciences. It provides access to records and abstracts, and in most cases full text access, to academic and scientific documents on the public web. It currently has over 1.5 million documents with nearly 1.5 million authors and 30 million citations.
 
more information Some full text availableClassics in the History of Psychology (CHP)

DESCRIPTION: Intended for researchers, teachers, and students of the history of psychology, CHP is a full text repository of historically significant public domain documents and scholarly literature about psychology and its related disciplines. it contains over 25 books, chapters, and 200 articles on-line.

SUBJECTS: evolutionary theory, experimental psychology, functionalism & pragmatism, gestalt theory, history of psychology, intelligence testing, methodology, neuropsychology, perception, personality, psychoanalysis, psychology, psychotherapy, social psychology, statistics, women in psychology
 
more information Some full text availableCodex Sinaiticus

DESCRIPTION: Codex Sinaiticus is one of the most important hand-written ancient copies of the Greek Bible. Originally, it contained the both the Old and New Testaments. This would have included the Greek Old Testament (or Septuagint), along with a complete New Testament, the Epistle of Barnabas, and portions of The Shepherd of Hermas. The manuscript, written in Greek at the time of Constantine the Great, contains hand-written corrections and serves as evidence of how the text of the Bible was originally passed down throughout the ages.

SUBJECTS: Biblical Studies, New Testament, Old Testament, paleography, palaeography, scripture, Septuagint
 
more information Some full text availableCogprints - Cognitive Sciences Eprint Archive

DESCRIPTION: CogPrints is an electronic archive in which authors can self-archive papers in any area of Cognitive Science, including:
  • Anthropology (primatology, cognitive ethnology, archeology, paleontology);
  • Biology (ethology, behavioral ecology, sociobiology, behaviour genetics, evolutionary theory);
  • Linguistics;
  • Medicine (psychiatry, neurology, human genetics, imaging);
  • Neuroscience;
  • Philosophy (mind, language, knowledge, science, logic);
  • Psychology (clinical, cognitive, comparative, behavioural, developmental).
 
more information Some full text availableCommonwealth Legal Information Institute (CommonLII) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Commonwealth Legal Information Institute (CommonLII) provides a central online location from which to freely search free core legal information from all Commonwealth countries. CommonLII provides a useful tool for comparative studies in law and jurisprudence between all Commonwealth jurisdictions. It includes over 900 databases from 59 Commonwealth and common law jurisdictions via 8 Legal Information Institutes.

SUBJECTS: commonwealth law, constitutional documents, court cases, court documents, law, legal commentary, legislation, regulations, statutes
 
more information Some full text availableComparative Constitutions Project (CCP)

DESCRIPTION: CCP is a political science provides a directory of research resources that let you perform keyword or theme search through the world's constitutions by keyword or theme. Use it to find and gather information of constitutional law and international law. You can also use it to compare constitutional documents:  
more information Resource contains imagesConnecting Canadians: Canada’s Multicultural Newspapers

DESCRIPTION: Connecting Canadians is a online collection of historical newspapers that document the early years of immigrant experience in Canada. Many of these newspapers are non-English publications that document immigrant communities and history. All content is freely accessible, and keyword searchable.

SUBJECTS: colonization, history of Canada, immigration, settlement
 
more information Resource contains imagesCooperative Digital Resources Initiative (CDRI) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: CDRI of the American Theological Library Association (ATLA) and Association of Theological Schools (ATS) is a repository of digital resources contributed by member libraries. It provides access to digital facsimiles of various forms of Christian art, architecture, and iconography as well as objects such as coins, papyri, photographs, lithographs, manuscripts, maps, postcards, sermons, shape-note tune books, slides & woodcuts.

SUBJECTS: Christianity, coins, digital images, iconography, lithographs, manuscripts, maps, papyri, photographs, postcards, religious art, religious architecture, sermons, shape-note tune books, slides & woodcuts
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesCORSAIR: Online Research Resource of the Morgan Library & Museum

DESCRIPTION: CORSAIR is a database providing access to over 250,000 records of the Morgan Library & Museum (formerly The Pierpont Morgan Library) a museum and research library in New York City. These records are for items that range from medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, rare and reference books, and literary and historical manuscripts, to include music scores, ancient seals and tablets, drawings, prints, and other art objects. The Morgan Library's:
  • projects allow you to search for and examine digitized medieval images and digitized manuscripts online.
  • online collections let you access digital facsimiles and secondary textual and streaming audio materials. Examine a surviving manuscript of the first book of Paradise Lost, browse a collection of Oscar Wilde's letters and manuscripts, or look at an exhibit of illuminated manuscripts.

SUBJECTS: incunabula, art, art history, manuscripts, medieval literature, paleography, palaeography, renaissance literature
 
more information Resource contains audioopenURL CourtListener

DESCRIPTION: Produced by the Free Law Project, the CourtListener is a is a research resource operating the primary free repository for US legal information that can be searched by opinion, case name, topic, or citation. You can also search separately in the following sub sections of the repository:
  • Opinions Archive - an archive of legal opinions across hundreds of US jurisdictions;
  • RECAP Archive - the primary free repository of all the US court opinions;
  • Oral Argument Archive;
  • Judges Directory - a directory of State & Federal judges;
  • Citations Lookup - generates URLs so that you can easily look up a citation that you know;
 
more information Restricted Resource Crime Punishment & Popular Culture 1790-1920
Gale Primary Sources

DESCRIPTION: Crime, Punishment, and Popular Culture, 1790-1920 provides access to a broad and comprehensive collection of materials supporting the study of nineteenth-century criminal history, law, literature, and justice. Access over 2 million pages of trial transcripts, police and forensic reports, detective novels, newspaper accounts, true crime literature, and related ephemera. Explore the causes and effects of the rise in crime during the Industrial Revolution, the development of metropolitan police departments, and the public's fascination with increasingly sensational accounts of crime in newspapers and fiction. Survey changing attitudes about punishment and reform that led to such practices as solitary confinement, prison work programs, and penal transportation, as well as "scientific" theories such as phrenology, which posited that character could be determined by physiognomy.

SUBJECTS: criminal justice, European studies, Gender studies, government, law, political science, U.S. history, Women's studies, Law & Legal Studies

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains imagesDaily Mail Historical Archive 1896-2004
Gale Primary Sources

DESCRIPTION: Daily Mail Historical Archive, 1896-2004 provides access to more than 100 years of the regular edition of the newspaper as well as the Daily Mail Atlantic Edition. This archive provides an important alternative perspective to "the newspaper of record," the Times and serves as a complement to the Times Digital Archive.

SUBJECTS: British studies, Caribbean studies, Chinese studies, European studies, Gender studies, Latin America studies, Middle Eastern studies, U.S. history, Western Civilization, Women's studies

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Some full text availableDarwin Correspondence Project (DCP)

DESCRIPTION: At the DCP you can read search and read the full texts of more than 5000 of Darwin's letters. In addition, you can find bibliographic information on 10,000 more undated letters. Founded in 1974 by an American scholar, Frederick Burkhardt, with the aid of Sydney Smith, a zoologist in the University of Cambridge (UK), the project has located, researched, and published summaries of all letters written by Charles Darwin.

SUBJECTS: Darwin, evolution, science history
 
more information Some full text availableDarwin Manuscripts Project (DMP) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: The Darwin Manuscripts Project is a pilot project that encompasses the history of evolution as a scientific theory and which begins with the work of Charles Robert Darwin as its starting point. Its goal is to make the full literature of evolution available online within a historically accurate and topically coherent context. It includes materials related to the 17th century up to the present.

SUBJECTS: Darwin, evolution, science history
 
more information Some full text availableDarwin Online Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Darwin Online (aka Complete Work of Charles Darwin Online) is an online archive comprising some 20,000 items and 90,000 images. It is a project spearheaded by Cambridge University Library, which holds all the Darwin papers. It makes available for free online access to Darwin's private papers, notes, experiments, and research behind his world-changing publications. This includes notes and drafts of scientific writings and notes from the voyage of the Beagle.

SUBJECTS: Darwin, evolution, science history
 
more information Deepening Knowledge | Indigenous/Native Language Resources

DESCRIPTION: The Deepening Knowledge Project is a part of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto, which is located on the territories of Anishinaabe and Onkwehonwe peoples. It provides a directory to resources on the history and traditions of First Nations, Métis, Inuit and Native American cultures, information about the challenges facing Aboriginal communities today, and curricula for incorporating this information into your teaching practice. Browse this section of the directory for resources on indigenous/native languages.
 
more information Digital Book Index (DBI) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: DBI is intended as a "meta-index" for most major eBook sites and thousands of smaller specialized sites. It provides links to more than 148,000 full-text digital books from more than 1800 commercial and non-commercial publishers, universities, and various private sites. More than 140,000 of these books, texts, and documents are available free. This includes works ranging in subjects from literature & languages, history, philosophy & religion, social sciences, and general reference books.

SUBJECTS: biological sciences, children's literature, history, languages, law, literature, math, medicine & health science, reference, religion, performing arts, philosophy, physical sciences, social sciences
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains images Resource contains videoDigital Dead Sea Scrolls (DDSS)

DESCRIPTION: DDSS is part of an ongoing project by the Israel Museum & Google Inc. to digitize all of the Dead Sea Scrolls. It makes available in searchable, high-resolution images of the scrolls and allows browsers to zoom into the text as well as read the translation in English. All scroll images are searchable by column, chapter and verse and are accompanied by informative videos, background information, and historical data.

SUBJECTS: 1st-century biblical manuscripts, 1st-century BC biblical manuscripts, 2nd-century BC biblical manuscripts, Archaeological corpora, biblical manuscripts, biblical studies, Dead Sea scrolls, Essene texts, Hebrew manuscripts, Jewish texts, manuscripts, Old Testament, paleography, palaeography, religious studies, scripture, Septuagint
 
more information Some full text availableDigital Public Library of America (DLPA) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: DPLA is a portal that delivers students, teachers, scholars, and the public to library resources, wherever they may be located. It provides a library search tool that allows you to search accross the collections of a number of online libraries that include Project Gutenberg, Open Library, Internet Archive, Hathi Trust and more. Some of the materials are available online, while others are not. And copyright access to these materials will vary.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesDigital Scriptorium Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Hosted by Columbia University Libraries the Digital Scriptorium is an image database of medieval and renaissance manuscripts uniting the resources from many institutions into an online tool for teaching and scholarly research. It provides records to over 5,300 manuscripts and over 24,300 selected sample images of a wide range of manuscripts. It bridges the gap between a diverse user community of medievalists, classicists, musicologists, paleographers, diplomatists and art historians.

SUBJECTS: art history, book arts, book design, illuminated manuscripts, medieval art, medieval literature, medieval sources, medieval texts, manuscripts, middle ages, paleography, palaeography, primary sources by period, Renaissance art, Renaissance literature
 
more information Some full text availableDirectory of Open Access Books (DOAB) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: The DOAB is a directory of peer reviewed books published under an Open Access license (such as a Creative Commons license). Its primary goal is to increase discoverability of such books. It currently indexes over 1500 Academic peer-reviewed books from over 50 publishers. The DOAB provides a searchable index to the information about these books, with links to the full texts of the publications at the publisher's website or repository. Search for online books by title, by subject, or by publisher.

SUBJECTS: agriculture, archaeology, architecture, arts, astronomy, biology, business and economics, chemistry, earth sciences, environmental sciences, food sciences, health sciences, history, languages, law, literature, life sciences, mathematics, philosophy, physics, political science, religion, science, social sciences, statistics, technology and engineering
 
more information Some full text availableDirectory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

DESCRIPTION: DOAJ is a world wide directory of open access academic journals that covers all subjects and includes publications from around the world in many languages. It indexes over 7000 open access journals providing access to over 700,000 peer-reviewed (of which 3546 are searchable at article level). These are journals that meet high quality standards of scientific and scholarly publication by exercising peer review or editorial quality control. All DOAJ indexed journals are free to all from the time of publication, and adhere to the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) definition of open access. DOAJ is managed and partly funded by Lund University Libraries.

SUBJECTS: arts, humanities, multi-disciplinary, sciences, social sciences
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains audioDLI Language Courses @ Live Lingua Project

DESCRIPTION: DLI Language Courses are designed specifically for military and law enforcement personnel at work around the world. While some of the material is very specific to this context, other portions are more general and for use by the general public. This archive of language courses is hosted by the Live Lingua Project.
 
more information Resource contains audioDuolingo

DESCRIPTION: Duolingo is a free language-learning website. It provides language learning lessons and resources organized around a gamified skill tree, as well as a section for vocabulary practice. Duolingo provides Spanish, French, German, Portuguese (Brazilian), and Italian courses for English speakers, and English (American) for Spanish, French, Portuguese, and Italian speakers. Duolingo does not charge users to learn a language but employs a crowd sourced business model.

NOTE: Registration is required to access all the materials on this site. However, registration is free.
 
more information Some full text availablee-codices Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland

DESCRIPTION: The E-Codices project provides 'virtual library' access to medieval and selected early modern manuscripts held in Switzerland. Currently, it provides access to over 480 manuscripts from 20 different libraries.

SUBJECTS: literature, manuscripts, paleography, palaeography
 
more information Some full text availableE-Prints in Library & Information Science (E-LIS)

DESCRIPTION: E-LIS is an open access repository for scientific or technical documents, published or unpublished, on Librarianship, Information Science and Technology, and related areas. It relies on the voluntary work of individuals from a wide range of backgrounds and is non-commercial. It is not a funded project of an organization. E-LIS aims to further the Open Access philosophy by making available papers in LIS and related fields. It is a free-access international archive, in line with the Free Online Scholarship (FOS) movement and the Eprints movement, based on the Open Archive Initiative (OAI) standards and protocols.

SUBJECTS: information science, library science
 
more information Restricted Resource Early Arabic Printed Books
Gale Primary Sources

DESCRIPTION: Early Arabic Printed Books from the British Library provides access to books books printed in Arabic script as well as translations into European and Asian languages spanning 400 years. This is an aggregation of 3 collections:
  • Early Arabic Printed Books from the British Library: Literature, Grammar, Language, Catalogues, & Periodicals
  • Early Arabic Printed Books from the British Library: Religion & Law;
  • Early Arabic Printed Books from the British Library: Sciences, History, & Geography

SUBJECTS: Arabic studies, Middle Eastern studies, Legal studies, philosophy, religion

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains imagesEarly Canadiana Online (ECO) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: ECO is a digital library providing access to 2,249,759 pages of Canada's printed heritage. It features works published from the time of the first European settlers up to the early 20th Century.

SUBJECTS: history, literature.

COVERAGE: early colonial history to 1920s
 
more information Restricted Resource eBook Academic Collection

DESCRIPTION: The EBSCO eBook Academic Collection provides access to a large selection of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subjects. More than 160,000 titles are available in the following subject areas:
  • art;
  • business & economics;
  • education;
  • language arts;
  • literary criticism;
  • medical sciences;
  • performing arts;
  • philosophy;
  • poetry;
  • political science;
  • religion;
  • social sciences;
  • technology & engineering;

more information Edmonton Public Schools (EPS)

DESCRIPTION: EPS is the largest school board in Edmonton, Alberta. It offers diverse programming and an open boundary policy, as well as a variety of alternative and special needs programs.
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableEducation Full Text Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Education Full Text provides coverage of education scholarship for a wide range of topics, including adult education, continuing education, literacy standards, multicultural/ethnic education, secondary education, school administration, teacher evaluation, teaching methods and more.

SUBJECTS: adult education, arts, athletics, computers in education, continuing education, distance education, educational technology, elementary education, government funding, higher education, instructional media, language arts, library science, literacy standards, multicultural/ethnic education, preschool education, religious education, school administration, science & mathematics, social studies

COVERAGE: 1983 +
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableEducation Research Complete (ERC) Help Guide
TAL Universal Core Journal and/or online resource

DESCRIPTION: ERC is an online resource for education research. It is a bibliographic and full text database covering scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education. Subject coverage ranges from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. It also covers areas of curriculum instruction as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,820 journals, as well as full text for more than 900 journals. This database also includes full text for 71 books and monographs, and full text for numerous education-related conference papers.

SUBJECTS: administration, curriculum instruction, early childhood education, education policy, education testing, funding, higher education, health education, and multilingual education
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableEducation Resources Information Center (ERIC) Help Guide
TAL Universal Core Journal and/or online resource

DESCRIPTION: ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources. It provides access to full text of more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals.

SUBJECTS: child development, curriculum & instruction, education practice, education research, history of education, learning & cognition, and philosophy of education.

COVERAGE: 1967 +
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesEdward S. Curtis's The North American Indian - Digital Text Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Part of Northwestern University's Digital Library Collections, this collection comprises the digital version of the full twenty volumes of approximately 5000 pages of narrative text of Edward S. Curtis's The North American Indian (published between 1907 to 1930. It presents the complete contents, images and descriptions, that reflect the prevailing Euro-American cultural perspective of Curtis’s time.

SUBJECTS: aboriginal history, cultural studies, First Nations studies, history, traditional culture
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains imagesEighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO): Parts I & II Help Guide
Gale Primary Sources

DESCRIPTION: Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) provides access to the digital images of every page of more than 150,000 books published in England during the 18th Century. Search for and access full-text of approximately 33 million pages.
  • ECCO Part I contains 135,000 printed works comprising more than 26 million scanned facsimile pages of English-language and foreign-language titles printed in the United Kingdom between the years 1701 and 1800;
  • ECCO Part II provices access to documents with an emphasis on literature, social science, and religion. It includes nearly fifty thousand titles and seven million pages from the library holdings of the British Library, the Bodleian Library, University of Cambridge, the National Library of Scotland, and the Ransom Center at the University of Texas.
SUBJECTS: British studies, Caribbean studies, Eighteenth Century studies, European studies, East European studies, Gender studies, Latin American studies, Legal studies, Russian studies, Western European studies, Women's studies

COVERAGE: 18th century

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesEinstein Archives Online (EAO) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: The EAO provides online access to Albert Einstein’s scientific and non-scientific manuscripts held at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in the Albert Einstein Archives. It enables the viewing and browsing of approximatelly 7,000 digitized images. As well it provides access to about 43,000 records of Einstein and Einstein-related documents. It also enables access to the Einstein Archive Database, a comprehensive source of information on all items in the Albert Einstein Archives.

SUBJECTS: theory of relativity, science, physics, relativity, quantum theory, theoretical physics
 
more information Some full text availableElectronic Library of Mathematics (ELibM)

DESCRIPTION: Established 1996, ELibM is one of the longest-running open access repository in mathematics. It provides access to online journals, article collections, and monographs in the field of mathematics.

NOTE: Not all materials accessed through this directory will be in English.

SUBJECTS: mathematics
 
more information Some full text availableElectronic Publishing Digital Library (ELPUB) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: ELPUB is a conference platform that archives the conference proceedings and papers of the ELPUB conferences on various aspects of electronic publishing.

NOTE: The e-papers collected in this digital repository are accessible free of charge. However, while access to advanced features (discussion forums, ratings, reviews, etc.) is free user registration and login is required.

SUBJECTS: electronic publishing, information science, library science, publishing, information technology
 
more information Electronic Tools & Ancient Near Eastern Archives (ETANA)

DESCRIPTION: ETANA is a a portal resource for the study of the history and culture of the ancient Near East. It can be browsed by either author or title. Main sections of the site include:
  • Abzu - a gateway to websites relating to study of the Ancient Near East;
  • core texts - an electronic library of digitized versions of archaeological & secondary texts published before 1925; 
  • archaeology - a directory of links to archaeological project pages and related archaeological institutes & societies
SUBJECTS: ancient Near East, archaeology, Eastern studies
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesEmily Dickinson Archive (EDA) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: The EDA is an online archive of primary resources related to Emily Dickinson’s work. It brings together into a single point of access thousands of manuscripts and other primary materials held by Harvard University, Amherst College, the Boston Public Library and other institutions. It provides high-resolution images of manuscripts of Dickinson’s poetry, as well as transcriptions and annotations from historical and scholarly editions of her work.
 
more information engrXiv Preprints

DESCRIPTION: engrXiv, an engineering open archive. It is a preprint repository that provides a free, non-profit, open access platform for scientists, engineers and researchers to share working papers, with the option to link data and code.
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableEnvironment Complete Help Guide
TAL Universal Core Journal and/or online resource

DESCRIPTION: Environment Complete contains full text for more than 600 journals. It holds more than 1,772,000 records from more than 1,660 domestic and international titles going back to the 1940s along with more than 100 monographs.

SUBJECTS: agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science to geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, and urban planning.

COVERAGE: 1950s +
 
more information Some full text availableEurope PubMed Central (Europe PMC)

DESCRIPTION: Europe PMC is a free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature. It provides free access to an online digital archive of full-text, peer-reviewed health and life sciences research publications. Based on PubMed Central (PMC), Europe PMC is part of a network of PMC International (PMCI) repositories that also includes PMC Canada. It provides access to:
  • PubMed abstracts (approximately 22 million);
  • Europe PMC full text articles (approximately 2.2 million, with over 400,000 Open Access);
  • Patent abstracts (4 million + European, US, & International);
  • National Health Service (NHS) clinical guidelines;
  • 500,000 Agricola records.
SUBJECTS: anatomy, biology, health sciences, life sciences, medical sciences, medicine
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains images Resource contains videoEuropean Film Gateway (EFG)

DESCRIPTION: A project of Europeana, EFG is a catalogue of film heritage from across Europe. Use it to browse, discover and locate films, films, photos, posters, reviews, letters and other materials in film archives and cinémathèques from across Europe.

SUBJECTS: cinema, film history, film production, film studies, movies, multi-media, television studies, video
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains audioEuropean Library

DESCRIPTION: The European Library is an Internet service offering access to the resources of 47 European national libraries. The resources (digital and non-digital) include books, magazines, journals, audio recordings and other material. The European Library portal offers free searching, and delivers metadata records as well as digital objects: some free, others at a cost. Its management of The European Library is based on a consortium of nearly 50 subscribing national libraries, all in charge of maintaining and developing the portal services.

NOTE: Not all materials indexed on this site are open access or free.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains audio Resource contains images Resource contains videoEuropeana Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Europeana is a search platform to a collection of European digital libraries with digitized paintings, books, films and archives. The project was initiated by the European Commission. It facilitates access to records and digital objects in archives, audio-visual collections, galleries, libraries, museums. This includes over 4.6 million digital items such as:
  • images - drawings, maps, paintings, photos, and images of museum artifacts;
  • sounds - music, spoken word, radio broadcasts;
  • texts -archival papers, books, diaries, letters, newspapers; and
  • videos - films, newsreels, TV broadcasts.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains audio Resource contains images Resource contains videoExploratorium - Evidence: How Do We Know What We Know?

DESCRIPTION: This online resource provides a multi-media case study on human origins to explore how scientific evidence is used to shape our understanding of ourselves. It examines this process to reveal the ways in which we derive knowledge and understanding from information and our ideas.

SUBJECTS: epistemology, scientific method
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableFamily & Society Studies Worldwide (FSSW) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: FSSW is a full-text resource providing comprehensive coverage of research, policy, and practice literature in the fields of Family Science, Human Ecology, Human Development, and Social Welfare. Providing access to more than 1.3 million records, is provides access to professional journals, conference papers, books, book chapters, government reports, discussion and working papers, statistical documents, theses & dissertations and other sources.

SUBJECTS: family science, human ecology, human development, and social welfare

COVERAGE: 1970+
 
more information Resource contains videoFedFlix

DESCRIPTION: A joint between the National Technical Information Service and Public.Resource.Org, FedFlix indexes more than 1,700 movies made by federal agencies. Available via the Internet Archive, all materials in the FedFlix repository are in the public domain. Film materials cover a wide range of topics, including the American wilderness, atomic attack ("Duck and Cover"), aviation, China, civics, Ellis Island, emergency management, explosions of refineries, F-16, fire protection, first aid, hazards, hydroplaning, military etiquette, mechanical shock, parenting, religions, Vietnam, wetlands, and more.
 
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains videoFilms on Demand | Master Academic Collection (MAC) Help Guide
TAL Universal Core Journal and/or online resource

DESCRIPTION: Films on Demand MAC is an online streaming video collection providing online access to over 235,000 video clips & 15,500 full-length videos. These cover subject areas such as: Archival Films & Newsreels

SYBJECTS: archival films, business, economics, health science, humanities, mathematics, medicine, newsreels, science, social science
 
more information Restricted Resource Financial Times Historical Archives 1888-2010
Gale Primary Sources

DESCRIPTION: Financial Times Historical Archive, 1888-2010 provides access to the complete run of the London edition of this internationally known daily paper, from its first issue through to 2010. This historical archive is a comprehensive archive for the study of economic and business history and current affairs of the last approximately 120 years. Browse every article, advertisement, and market listing is included -- shown both individually and in the context of the full page and issue of the day.

SUBJECTS: African studies, African-American studies, Black studies, British studies, business, Caribbean studies, Chinese studies, economics, European studies, Japanese studies, Latin American studies, Multicultural studies, South Asian studies, Southeast Asian studies, U.S. history

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Resource contains imagesFine Prints: Japanese, Pre-1915

DESCRIPTION: Fine Prints: Japanese, Pre-1915 is the Library of Congress collection of over 2,500 digitally scanned Japanese woodblock prints (including Ukiyo-e and Yokohama-e) from the seventeenth through early twentieth centuries.
 
more information Some full text availableFirst Nations Information Connection (FNIC) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: FNIC is a collection of online resources specific to research on First Nations studies. Use it to search the library collections of First Nations college of Alberta or browse indexes of online resources specific to Aboriginal issues and history: treaty documents from Indian & Northern Affairs, aboriginal law, demographic profiles published by Statistics Canada, film documentaries from the NFB, histories from Library & Archives Canada.

SUBJECTS: First Nations studies, First Nations governance, history, languages, law, literature, residential school system, science & the environment, traditional culture, treaties, treaty rights
 
more information First Nations Periodical Index (FNPI)

DESCRIPTION: Use the FNPI to search for articles and research specific to First Nations studies. It contains journals of mainly Canadian Native content. This Index is a joint project of the Saskatchewan Indian Federated College, Saskatoon Campus, the Saskatchewan Indian Cultural Centre and the Library Services for Saskatchewan Aboriginal Peoples committee.

SUBJECTS: First Nations studies, gaming, governance, history, law, legend, linguistics, literacy, literature studies, medicine,  policy studies, political sciences, psychology, sociology, theology
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesFLP | Digital Collection of Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

DESCRIPTION: The Digital Collection of Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts from the Free Library of Philadelphia (FLP) is collection of manuscript materials ranging from 1000 to 1500 AD. Materials include online facsimiles prayer books and poetry, Bibles and political propaganda, philosophical works, and fantastic histories. Manuscripts found in the FLP collection are also accessible through the Digital Scriptorium.

SUBJECTS: book design, historical manuscripts, illuminated text, manuscripts, medieval studies, paleography, palaeography

COVERAGE: 1000 to 1500 A.D.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesFraming Canada: A Photographic Memory

DESCRIPTION: Framing Canada is an online collection comprised of the photographic collections at Libraries & Archives Canada (LAC) It contains more than 22 million images representing the visual history of Canada and Canadians, from the early 1840s to the present day.

SUBJECTS: art history, history, photography

COVERAGE: 1840s - mid-20th century
 
more information Some full text availableFree Medical Journals

DESCRIPTION: Free Medical Journals exists to promote the free availability of medical research on the Internet. It contains a a growing inventory of medical journals covering a comprehensive range of topics within the medical sciences.

SUBJECTS: anatomy, biology, health sciences, life sciences, medicine, micro-anatomy, physiology

Open Access Journal and/or online resource Access Terms & Conditions of Use
more information Some full text availableFreeBooks4Doctors!

DESCRIPTION: FreeBooks4Doctors exists to promote the free availability of medical books on the Internet. It contains a a growing inventory of medical text books covering a comprehensive range of topics within the medical sciences.

SUBJECTS: anatomy, biology, health sciences, life sciences, medicine, micro-anatomy, physiology [browse more subjects headings]
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesFrench Revolution Digital Archive (FRDA)

DESCRIPTION: A multi-year collaboration of the Stanford University Libraries and the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF). FRDA provides online access to digital facsimiles of key research sources of the French Revolution. This online archive is comprised of two main resources: (1) the Archives parlementaires; and (2) a vast corpus of images first brought together in 1989 and known as the Images de la Revolution française.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesFrom the Archives | Guggenheim

DESCRIPTION: From the Archive is an online collection of 99 art catalogues available by Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation (SRGF). These catalogues, which can be read online only, provide an introduction to the works of artists such as Alexander Calder, Edvard Munch, Francis Bacon, Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, and Kandinsky. Other catalogues cover meta movements and themes. Many of the titles available via this site are also available for dowload (ePUB & PDF) in alternate versions at the InternetArchive's Guggenheim collection.
 
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains imagesFrontier Life | Borderlands, Settlement & Colonial Encounters Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Frontier Life | Borderlands, Settlement & Colonial Encounters is an online collection of primary source documents documenting the development and expansion of frontiers created by the migration of Europeans to North America, Australasia and Africa, from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries. Comprised of the digital scans of documents from sixteen archives and libraries around the world, this collection makes available a range of primary source documents including: letters, diaries, government papers, books, artwork, photographs, business papers and maps.

COVERAGE: 1650-1920

For a more detailed overview of this collection please read the overview.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains audioFSI Language Courses @ Live Lingua Project

DESCRIPTION: FSI Language Courses were designed for by the U.S. State Department for use by diplomats. With some of the most detailed and comprehensive language materials available anywhere, these language courses make available ebooks and audios. Designed by professional linguists, these courses are designed to take a language student from beginner to advanced levels. Materials are delivered in grammar-based modules with lessons that include text based and audio resources. While these materials may be dated, they make good supplements to other listen-and-speak materials. This archive of language courses is hosted by the Live Lingua Project.
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains imagesGale Psychology Collection Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: IPC provides access to a comprehensive range of materials for psychology: abnormal, biological, cognitive, comparative, developmental, personality, quantitative, social and all areas of applied psychology. It provides access to nearly 500 journals with over 5 million articles.

SUBJECTS: applied psychology, cognitive psychology, comparative psychology, developmental psychology, quantitative psychology

COVERAGE: 1981+
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableGale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: GVRL is a database of encyclopaedia and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

SUBJECTS: arts, philosophers, philosophy, philosophy terminology, humanities,regional religion studies, religion, religious denominations
 
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains imagesGale World Scholar: Latin America & the Caribbean
Gale Primary Sources

DESCRIPTION: Gale World Scholar: Latin America and the Caribbean is a multidisciplinary resource includes a comprehensive range of content for the region, providing research across the humanities both for current issues and events in Latin America and the Caribbean as well as for historical perspective back to the colonial period. Browse over 1.3 million pages of archival material from the fifteenth century to the present day. This includes hundreds of periodicals, newspapers, magazines, reports, and data feeds.

SUBJECTS: Caribbean studies, Latin American studies

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Some full text availableGalileo Educational Network Association (GENA)

DESCRIPTION: GENA is an independent, charitable organization that creates, promotes and disseminates innovative teaching and learning practices through research, professional learning and fostering external collaborations.

SUBJECTS: classroom exemplars, inquiry based learning, middle school, pedagogy / teaching; primary school, professional development, senior high school, teacher training, teaching resources, teaching tools
 
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DESCRIPTION: A project of Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF), GBN allows users to search a large range of documents, books, maps, manuscripts, images, periodicals, music scores, & audio recordings. It fulfills the mandate of BnF to make them available to the public copies of works published in France that must, by law, be deposited there.
 
more information GetCITED

DESCRIPTION: GetCITED is an index listing publication and citation information on academic articles. It currently indexes over 3,000,000 publications from over 300,000 authors. This includes records on journal articles, book chapters, and other publications, both peer-reviewed and non-reviewed. GetCITED is a member-controlled academic database, directory and discussion forum with all contents entered and edited by members of the academic community.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesGetty Publications Virtual Library (GPVL)

DESCRIPTION: The GPVL provides access to digital copies of select Getty publications spanning 40 years, including many titles that are now out of print. This consists of texts associated with several Getty institutions, extensively researched exhibition catalogues from the J. Paul Getty Museum, Flemish illustrations from 1400 to 1500. As well, this online collection also contains a range of books on specialized topics, such as treatises on art conservation from the Getty Conservation Institute, and scholarly works from the Getty Research Institute.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesGetty Search Gateway (GSG) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: The GSG is allows you to search online several of the Getty Museum's repositories (J. Paul Getty Museum Collection Database, Getty Research Institute Research Library Catalog, Getty Research Institute Collections Inventories & Finding Aids, & Getty Research Institute Digital Collections). Conduct broad searches of the Getty's collections, by resource type or to search directly for materials related to very specific subjects or historical periods, artists, or object types. Additionally, the GSG makes freely available over 80,000 records and associated digital facsimiles through its Open Content Images program.

SUBJECTS: architecture, art, art history, decorative arts, drawings, illuminated manuscripts, literature, modern art, manuscripts, painting, photography
 
more information Glenbow Museum

DESCRIPTION: Combining a museum, art gallery, library and archives all under one roof, Glenbow boasts over a million artifacts and some 28,000 works of art in its vast collections and is one of the largest museums in Canada. Search the Library, the Archives, and the Museum & Art Collection databases.
 
more information Some full text availableGlobal Cross-database NCBI Search (GCNS) [formerly Entrez] Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: GCNS is a federated search engine that allows you to conduct a single search across multiple health sciences databases of the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). The most notable of these include:
  • Bookshelf (a growing collection of biomedical books)
  • PubMed (an index of biomedical literature citations & abstracts)
  • PubMed Central (an archive of open access full text journal articles)
  • Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM)
  • Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA)
Entrez can retrieve related sequences, structures, and references as well as providing views of gene and protein sequences and chromosome maps.

SUBJECTS: biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, genetics, health sciences, life sciences, medical sciences
 
more information Global Electronic Theses & Dissertations (ETD) Search

DESCRIPTION: Global Electronic Theses & Dissertations Search is a searchable metadata directory for graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. This directory of over 4 million records is searchable by keyword, date, institution, language and subject.
 
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains imagesGlobe & Mail Full-text: Canada's Heritage from 1844 (to 2001) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: This is an image-rich and full-page database archive of the Globe & Mail, Canada's oldest nationally distributed English language newspaper, dating back to the pre-Confederation era. Coverage ranges from June 1844 up to December 1999. It includes all stories, plus thousands of images, advertisements, classifieds, political cartoons, births and deaths from more than 1.4 million pages.

COVERAGE: 1844 +

INSTRUCTIONS:
  1. Click on the link above;
  2. On the resulting page click on the text-link "Select multiple databases" or "Databases selected" (NOT the drop-down menu);
  3. On the next page click on the link "Canada's Heritage from 1844 - The Globe and Mail".

more information Google Books

DESCRIPTION: Google Books is a service from Google that searches the full text of books that Google has scanned. This amounts to just over 15 million scanned books and other printed works which are no longer in print or commercially available.

NOTE:
  • For books that may be covered by copyright and where the owner has not been identified, only "snippets" (two to three lines of text) are shown, though the full text of the book may be searchable.
  • While Google Books has digitized large numbers of journal back issues, it does not include the metadata (catalogue records) of journal titles required to identify specific articles in specific journal issues. When looking for journal records throught Google it is advisable to search at Google Scholar.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains images Resource contains videoGoogle Cultural Institute

DESCRIPTION: The Google Cultural Institute is a narrative history project. A collection of 42 web exhibitions, it provides timelines, first-hand testimonials, photographs, video footage, digital facsimiles of historical documents. The scope of the collections range from Queen Elizabeth II's coronation, through D-Day and Auschwitz, to civil rights' in South Africa.

SUBJECTS: comparative history, historical narrative, history, political history, primary sources, world history
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesGoogle News Archive (GNA) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: GNA is an extension of Google News that provides access to scanned archives of newspapers and links to other newspaper archives worldwide. It allows you to search and explore an online historical archives of newspapers from around the world, published before 2011. GNA provides search results for content that is freely accessible, as well as content that requires a fee.
 
more information Some full text availableGovernment of Canada Publications Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Government of Canada Publications (formerly known as the Depository Services Program (DSP) E-Collection) provides a central source for government documents and publications produced by departments and agencies of the Government of Canada. The DSP maintains an online bibliographic database of publications as well as a permanent, online, freely accessible collection of electronic publications. This E-Collection includes over 85,000 freely with about 500-600 titles are added monthly to the catalogue. This is made available for Canadian academic, college, legislative and public libraries, as well for federal Parliamentarians and departmental libraries.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains images Resource contains videoGreat Unsolved Mysteries of Canadian History

DESCRIPTION: The Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History Project provides a series of instructional websites. Its mandate is to demonstrate, using historical cold crimes, research Canadian historical and archival resources. This project provides high schools and universities for the teaching of historical methods and Canadian History. It is based at the University of Victoria, the Université de Sherbrooke, and the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. All the material is provided free as a public service.
 
more information Some full text availableGreenFILE Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: GreenFILE is a database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment. Comprised of scholarly and general interest titles, and government documents, it provides access to information on global warming, recycling, alternative fuels. And it draws on disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. GreenFILE provides indexing and abstracts for more than 600 titles, and approximately 295,000, records. Full text access is provided for more than 4,600 records from open access titles.

SUBJECTS: agriculture, alternative fuels, ecology, environmental sciences, education, global warming, recycling
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesGuggenheim Collection Online

DESCRIPTION: Featuring nearly 1600 artworks by more than 575 artists, the Guggenheim Collection Online allows access online to a database of art from the Guggenheim's permanent collection. The selected works range from the late 19th century through the present day. The Collection Online includes works from the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, and the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. Search the collection by artist, date, artwork type, or movement.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesGutenberg Digital

DESCRIPTION: Gutenberg Digital makes available an online digital facsimile of an original Gutenberg Bible. As well, it also provides instructions on how to use the pages, criticism, historical resources, and tools for comparing bible pages.

SUBJECTS: Biblical studies, book design, early Christianity, illuminated text, New Testament, Old Testament, religious studies, scripture
 
more information H.J. Lutcher Stark Center E-Archives

DESCRIPTION: The H.J. Lutcher Stark Center Research Archive promotes scholarly research in the field of kinesiology. It encourages online accessibility by digitizing many of its resources.
 
SUBJECTS: kinesiology, sport, sports culture
 

more information Some full text availableHathiTrust Digital Library (HTDL)

DESCRIPTION: HTDL is a large scale collaborative repository of digital content from research libraries around the world. It provides a number of discovery and access services, including full-text search across a repository comprised of 8 million volumes, over 2 million of which are in public domain. Search for HTDL public domain books through the main site, the advanced search or via the WorldCat Library Catalogue Portal. Use HTDL to search for and access online public domain materials. You can also use HTDL to find items in other libraries near you or to find items in other libraries in order to make an InterLibrary Loan request.

NOTE: Users who are not affiliated with HTDL partner institution can only download:
  • single-page PDFs of all public domain works;
  • full-PDFs of works made available under Creative Commons licenses; and
  • full-PDFs of public domain works that are not subject to third-party agreements
Please read more information on printing & downloading from HDTL.
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableHealth Source - Consumer Edition Help Guide
TAL Universal Core Journal and/or online resource

DESCRIPTION: This resource provides access to nearly 300 full text periodicals and information on consumer health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. In addition to full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for more than 300 additional magazines, journals and newsletters. Included are links to diet, cancer, and health assessment sites as well as government databases. The material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.

SUBJECTS: alcohol and drug abuse, cancer, diet, diseases, fitness, health assessment, medicine, nutrition, occupational health and safety, pregnancy, prescription drugs, public health

COVERAGE: 1980 +
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesHéritage Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: The result of a 10-year digitization initiative, the Héritage project makes accessible online a wide range of Canada’s archival collections. This comprises over 60 million pages of primary-source documents, chronicling Canada's history from the 1600s to the mid-1900s. Search a range of collections for government documents, military history to materials related aboriginal history, genealogy.

SUBJECTS: aboriginal history, government documents, genealogy, military history

COVERAGE: 1600s to mid-1900s
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesHistoric American Newspapers - Chronicling America

DESCRIPTION: Produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program the Historic American Newspapers provides access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages. Use it to
  • search historic US newspapers pages from 1860-1922; or
  • use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about US newspapers published between 1690-present.
COVERAGE: 1860-1922; 1690-present
 
more information Some full text availableHistoric American Sheet Music (HASM)

DESCRIPTION: HASM provides access to over 3000 digital images of sheet music, from the the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University, published in the United States between 1850 and 1920. Browse through digital images of sheet music or search through related information found in the: SUBJECTS: early 20th century, 19th century, folk music, music culture, music history, musicology, music scores, nationality, novelty music, parlour songs, patriotic songs, popular music
 
more information Some full text availableHistory & Theory of Psychology Eprint Archive (HTP Prints)

DESCRIPTION: HTP Prints is a publishing archive used by psychology scholard to scholars to circulate work quickly and widely. It is offered as a free services to the general community, and student and scholarly historians and theoreticians of psychology.

SUBJECTS: aesthetics, behaviorism, child development, clinical studies, cognition, counseling, experimental psychology, history of psychology, methodology, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychology, psychometrics, psychopathology, psychotherapy, statistics, theory
 
more information Hope-Lit Database

DESCRIPTION: The Hope-Lit Database contains nearly 3000 articles and books specific to hope-related research in counselling psychology/health and education. It is published by the University of Alberta, with support from The Hope Foundation of Alberta.

SUBJECTS: counselling, education, psychology, psychological health
 
more information Resource contains imagesImages Canada

DESCRIPTION: Images Canada provides searchable access to the thousands of images held on the websites of participating Canadian cultural institutions. Find images of the Canadian events, people, places and things that make up Canada's collective pictorial & photographic heritage. Images Canada is a collaborative project hosted by Libraries & Archives Canada (LAC), providing access to Canadian images collections on the websites of participating Canadian cultural institutions: archives, libraries, museums and universities from across Canada.

SUBJECTS: art, art history, history
 
more information Restricted Resource Indigenous Peoples: North America
Gale Primary Sources

DESCRIPTION: Sourced from both American and Canadian institutions Indigenous Peoples: North America covers the history of American Indian tribes and supporting organizations. Source materials are drawn from newspapers from various tribes and Indian-related organizations. Also featured are indigenous-language materials, including dictionaries, bibles, and primers. Subject coverage inclues trade and communication, Arctic exploration and tribes, the Iroquois Confederation, Canadian Catholic Indian missions, Indian removal, Indian wars and the frontier army, establishment of the Canadian Indian and Aboriginal Department, Indian delegations and Indian-federal relations, Canadian Indian treaty policy, government boarding and missionary schools and curricula, Dawes Severalty and the allotment system, dances and festivals, Alaskan Indian policies, Indian languages and linguistics, assimilation and the Indian New Deal, relocation, termination, and the Indian Claims Commission, water and fishing rights, civil rights, radicalism, poverty, and the American Indian movement.

SUBJECTS: American Indian studies, Native American studies, First Nations studies

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Indigenous Studies Portal (iPortal) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: iPortal provides access, for faculty, students, researchers, and members of the community, to electronic resources: books, articles, theses, documents, photographs, archival resources, maps, etc. The goal of (iPortal) is to provide a central place to find resources related to Indigenous studies. iPortal is being developed by the University of Saskatchewan Library.

SUBJECTS: aboriginal studies, First Nations studies, indigenous studies
 
more information InformationR.net

DESCRIPTION: This is a directory resource for research on library and information management. It provides free access to Information Research an international electronic journal, as well as research resources on information science, information management, information systems, information retrieval, Digital libraries, information seeking behaviour, and information seeking behavior.
 
more information Inter Press Service (IPS)

DESCRIPTION: IPS is a global news agency whose main focus is the production of independent news and analysis about events and processes affecting economic, social and political development. It's stated aims are to give prominence to the voices of marginalized and vulnerable people and groups, report from the perspectives of developing countries, and to reflect the views of civil society. The mainstreaming of gender in reporting and the assessment of the impacts of globalization are a priority.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesInternational Children's Digital Library (ICDL)

DESCRIPTION: The ICDL is a free online collection of digitized children's literature that represents historical and contemporary books from throughout the world. Search the collection by location, color, length, intended age group, content type, and emotional quality. Or use the Advanced Search option for a standard library catalogue search. Designed specifically for use by children ages 3 to 13, this collection includes 4365 books in 54 languages.

SUBJECTS: book arts, book design, children's literature, family studies, literature studies
 
more information Some full text availableInternational Music Score Library Project (IMSLP)

DESCRIPTION: The IMSLP (also known as the Petrucci Music Library) is a open-source repository / virtual library of public domain music scores. It provides access to public domain works, including over 34,000 works, 85,000 scores, & 1,700 public domain and licensed recording, to allow for study by ear. It also provides information on nearly 5,000 composers and over 60 performers. Search and browse for music scores and other information by:
  • composer;
  • arranger;
  • editor;
  • librettist;
  • translator;
  • nationality;
  • time period; and
  • work genre.
Since in many cases multiple and historical editions of a single composition are available, and also since  musicological analyses and historical commentaries accompany the scores, the IMSLP offers possibilities as a musicological encyclopaedia.

SUBJECTS: ancient, arrangers, baroque, classical, composers, early 20th century, music editors, librettists, medieval, modern, music genre, music recordings, music scores, nationality, renaissance, romantic, time period, translators

COVERAGE: 0 CE - present
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains audio Resource contains images Resource contains videoInternet Archive

DESCRIPTION: Is there a defunct website that for which you are searching? Or maybe it's old or outdated software you need. The Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library with the stated mission: "universal access to all knowledge" and to historical collections for researchers, historians, scholars and the community at large. It offers permanent storage and access to collections of digitized materials, including:
  • websites (access historical versions of websites including current & previous versions using the WayBackMachine);
  • moving images (animation & cartoons, cultural & academic films, news & public affairs, arts & music, and more);
  • electronic books & other texts (from American, Canadian libraries, and academic libraries, access a wide range of fiction, popular literature, children's books, historical texts & academic books);
  • audio (ranging from audio books & poetry, non-English audio, podcasts, radio programs & to music & arts with a live music archive);
  • software (from the Classic Software Preservation Project (CLASP)  & Tucows Sofware Library, the largest freeware/shareware library on the Internet.
 
more information Some full text availableInternet Archive » Ebook & Text Archive

DESCRIPTION: Is there a rare book or edition that for which you are searching? The Ebook & Text Archive of the Internet Archive contains a wide range of fiction, popular books, children's books, historical texts & academic books. The text collection includes digitized books from various libraries around the world, including American libraries & Canadian libraries, as well as many special collections. It includes special sections on Children's Literature & Special Topics. The Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library with the stated mission: "universal access to all knowledge" and to historical collections for researchers, historians, scholars and the community at large. It offers permanent storage and access to collections of digitized materials.
 
more information Resource contains videoInternet Archive » Moving Image Archive Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: The Moving Image Archive of the Internet Archivecontains thousands of digital movies uploaded by Archive users, ranging from classic full-length films, to daily alternative news broadcasts, to cartoons & concerts. Search and browse for materials such as newsreels, classic cartoons, pro- and anti-war propaganda, Skip Elsheimer's "A.V. Geeks" collection, and ephemeral material from Prelinger Archives, such as advertising, educational and industrial films and amateur and home movie collections. The Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library with the stated mission: "universal access to all knowledge" and to historical collections for researchers, historians, scholars and the community at large. It offers permanent storage and access to collections of digitized materials.
 
more information Resource contains videoInternet Archive: TV NEWS Search & Borrow

DESCRIPTION: TV NEWS Search & Borrow is Internet Archive's online collection of over 350,000 television broadcasts. It is has relevance for research in cultural studies, media studies, and political science. Encompassing more than 1,000 news series, it provides access to television news produced from 2009 going forward, broadcast on 20 different channels.In addition, the TV News timeline provides another window on popular discourse by visualizing the historical frequency of topics in archived broadcasts.

SUBJECTS: broadcasts, news commentary, cultural studies, media studies,news, political science, television

COVERAGE: 2009 +
 
more information Some full text availableInternet History Sourcebooks Project (IHSP) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: IHSP is an online collection of copy-permitted, although not necessarily copyright-free, source materials for a range of history subjects. It provides access to a range of modern, medieval and ancient primary source documents, maps, secondary sources, bibliographies, images and music. In particular, it contains the the largest online resource of medieval and Byzantine textual sources.

SUBJECTS: African history, ancient history, ancient law, Catholic studies, East Asian history, global history, Indian history, Islamic history, Jewish history, lesbian & gay history, medieval history, medieval law, medieval studies, middle ages, modern history, science history, women's history
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesInternet Library of Early Journals (ILEJ)

DESCRIPTION: ILEJ is an online archive of 18th &19th century journals produced by the Bodleian Library at Oxford University Library. It is a joint project by the universities of Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester and Oxford, conducted under the auspices of the eLib (Electronic Libraries) Program. Browse digitized images of these journal and access associated bibliographic data.

18th-century
  • Gentleman's Magazine
  • The Annual Register
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
19th-century
  • Notes and Queries
  • The Builder
  • Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine
SUBJECTS: history, history of journal literature
 
more information Some full text availableInternet Shakespeare Editions (ISE)

DESCRIPTION: ISE publishes and provides access to Shakespearean works, performances, and commentaries upon them in a form native to the Internet and other electronic media. Search the subject catalogue the plays & poems of Shakespeare, his life & times, performance materials, as well as reference works, critical articles, and other resources of use in the study of Shakespeare's works. Those with an interest in palaeography can browse through digital facsimiles of early published editions of Shakespeare's plays and poems. The ISE is a non-profit corporation, and is affiliated with the University of Victoria.

SUBJECTS: paleography, palaeography, Shakespeare, Shakespearean works, Shakespearean performances
 
more information Some full text availableIntraText Digital Library

DESCRIPTION: IntraText Digital Library is an online library that functions as a reading, reference and search tool. It is structured to create and make available high quality electronic editions, particularly in editorial, philological and linguistics aspects. That is, It can be used to read a work, to browse a text as hypertext, to search for words and phrases just through a simple click of your pen or mouse. It reproduces electronic texts scholarly editions that include footnotes (even when structured in several apparatuses), philological annotations, references to one or more different editions. It will often provide notations distinguishing between the author's lexicon and the lexicon of other authors, several languages in the same text
 
more information Some full text availableJ-STAGE Open Access Journals Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: J-Stage (or Japan Science & Technology Information Aggregator, Electronic) is a searchable directory of e-journals includes full text electronic journals, proceedings, and reports from Japanese scientific societies. J-Stage is a project developed by developed by Japan Science & Technology Agency (JST). J-Stage acts as a portal to open access and subscribed access science & technology journals.

SUBJECTS: biological sciences, chemistry, engineering, general science, medical science, physics, zoology
 
more information Some full text availableJahrbuch Database - Electronic Research Archive for Mathematics (ERAM)

DESCRIPTION: ERAM is a digital archive of important mathematical publications of the period 1868-1942 and a database based on Jahrbuch uber die Fortschritte der Mathematik. It is a project supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).

NOTE: Not all materials accessed through this directory will be in English.

SUBJECTS: history, mathematics

COVERAGE: 1868 - 1942
 
more information Some full text availableJane Austen Fiction Manuscripts (JAFM)

DESCRIPTION: JAFM is a collection of some 1100 pages of fiction by Jane Austen. Examine Jane Austen's experimental Juvenilia to her last unfinished writings. Providing a visual record of her imagination, these manuscripts trace Jane Austen's development as a writer from 1787 (her childhood at age 11 or 12) to the year to her death in 1817 (age 41). This resource presents one of the earliest collections of a British novelist's creative writing in the author's hand to survive.

SUBJECTS: English literature, fiction, Jane Austen, juvenilia, historical manuscripts, history, manuscripts, Romance literature, romance novel, textual history, writing

COVERAGE: 1787 - 1817
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableJohns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory & Criticism (JHG) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: The JHG is intended for use by scholars as well as by students and others seriously interested in theoretical issues but without specialized knowledge. It is compiled by 275 specialists from around the world and presents a comprehensive historical survey of the field's most important figures, schools, and movements. It includes more than 240 entries on critics and theorists, critical schools and movements, and critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods. Each entry includes a selective primary and secondary bibliography, along with cross references both within and at the end of each entry. Indexes arranged to help users locate substantive discussions of key figures and topics as they occur.

SUBJECTS: reference, literary theory, literary criticism, philosophy
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableJSTOR Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: JSTOR is an online archive of academic journals. Founded in 1995, it provides full-text searches of digitized back issues of several hundred well-known journals across a number of disciplines in the arts & humanities, social sciences, and the sciences. As an independent, self-sustaining non-profit organization, JSTOR's mandate is to provide a cost efficient journal storage and long term access. The Library currently provides subscribed access to the JSTOR Arts & Sciences collections 1, 2 & 4.

SUBJECTS: arts, humanities, multi-disciplinary, sciences, social sciences
 
more information Some full text availableJSTOR Early Journal Content (EJC) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: JSTOR EJC provides free access to includes nearly 500,000 articles from over 220 journals. This content is available for use by anyone, without registration and regardless of institutional affiliation. It includes all JSTOR journal content published prior to 1923 in the United States and prior to 1870 outside the United States. SUBJECTS: arts,  history, humanities, inter-disciplinary studies, literature studies,  multi-disciplinary studies,  philosophy, religious studies, theology
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains audio Resource contains images Resource contains videoLAC Aboriginal Heritage

DESCRIPTION: Access the documentary history and digital collections of First Nations held in Library & Archives Canada (LAC). The LAC holdings comtain a wide variety of materials in all media types. These can be accessed via online databases, portals, research & reference guides & virtual exhibitions.

SUBJECTS: aboriginal history, Canada, cultural studies, First Nations studies, history, traditional culture

 
more information LAC Learning Centre - Educational Resources For Teachers (ERT)

DESCRIPTION: The Library & Archives Learning Centre provides an online library search for Educational Resources For Teachers.

SUBJECTS: geography, grades K-3, grades 4-6, grades 7/8, grades 9-12, history, language arts, mathematics, social studies, visual arts, information studies, music
 
more information Resource contains imagesLACMA Collections

DESCRIPTION: Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) Collections comprises the largest American collection of art west of Chicago, and its inventory spans nearly every human civilization since recorded time. It makes 80,000 images artworks available for online viewing. Of this, over 20,000 images of artworks, believed to be in the public domain, are freely available for download.

SUBJECTS: arts & crafts, contemporary art, gráfica popular, Greek ceramics, impressionism, Islamic art, oil sketches, Spanish colonial art, textiles, toys, woodcuts
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableLearnAlberta Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: LearnAlberta.ca is a branch of Alberta Education. It is an online repository of digital learning and teaching resources correlated to Alberta Education’s kindergarten to Grade 12 programs of study. It is designed to assist teachers (kindergarten to Grade 12) in Alberta locate and utilize digital learning and teaching resources. Find Resources by Programs of Study, or search by grade and/or subject, media format, resource type. Also available is the Online Reference Centre.

SUBJECTS: curriculum materials, government documents, instruction resources

NOTE: For full access this resource requires a ID & PW to login. Authorized users include Alberta students in Education programs in universities and colleges, students working in upgrading programs within the K-12 context at colleges, as well as faculty members, instructors, and library staff associated with these programs. If you are an StMU Education student and require access please read LearnAlberta's Access Policy and please also contact StMU Education Administration.
 
more information Some full text availableLegislative Assembly of Alberta | Assembly Documents & Records

DESCRIPTION: Essentially a Hansard index & full-text database for the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, the directory Assembly Documents & Records provide access to house transcripts, journals, votes & proceedings, order papers, house records, committee transcripts, standing orders, petition guidelines.

SUBJECTS: legislation, government, legislative assembly, legislative debate, legislative procedure, Westminster system
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesLeon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: The Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library (DSSDL) is a free online collection the digitizal Dead Sea Scrolls, discovered from 1947 and until the early 1960’s in the Judean Desert along the western shore of the Dead Sea. Published by the Israel Antiques Authority (IAA), this online collection makes available texts, dated from 408 BC 318 CE, written in Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek and Nabataean. This collection allows public access to over 10,000 multispectral images, extra manuscript descriptions, content translated Arabic, English, German. Hebrew and Russian. Document types include:
 
  • the first chapter of the book of Genesis;
  • a number of copies of Psalms scrolls;
  • letters and documents hidden by those fleeing Roman forces during the Bar Kochba revolt;
  • texts from the second temple period; and
  • other texts related to biblical studies, the history of Judaism and the origins of Christianity.
 
more information Lewis H. Beck Center for Electronic Collections

DESCRIPTION: In support of digital library initiatives, the Lewis H. Beck Center for Electronic Collections produces, promotes, and supports digital library collections, including digital image and electronic text resources.This directory lists access points for a large number of digital projects related to cultural studies, history, and literature. These include:
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains imagesLiberty Magazine Historical Archive, 1924-1950
Gale Primary Sources

DESCRIPTION: Browse the Liberty Magazine Historical Archive, 1924-1950 to survey the moods, attitudes, lifestyles, fads, and fortunes of middle America through its three most significant decades. This archive offers a rich perspective of the everyday lives of working-class and middle-class America through a range of art, stories, articles, and advertisements in the United States during the Depression era and World War II. It offers a rich perspective of the everyday lives of working-class and middle-class America.

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Library & Archives Canada (LAC)

DESCRIPTION: LAC provides services to members of the public who wish to consult the documents of its collection or order photocopies and reproductions. LAC collects and preserves Canada's documentary heritage, and makes it accessible to all Canadians. Access includes publications, archival records, sound and audio-visual materials, photographs, artworks, and electronic documents such as websites. As part of its mandate, it works closely with other archives and libraries to acquire and share these materials as widely as possible. If you require more search features and specialized services then go to the AMICUS Catalogue.
 
more information Some full text availableLibrary Archives Canada (LAC) Electronic Collection

DESCRIPTION: Search through the Library Archives Canada (LAC) Electronic Collection for Canadian websites, books and periodicals published online. This collection includes more than 20,000 titles and more than 75,000 serial issues published by both the commercial publishing sector and the government publishing sector.

NOTE: All archived publications exist in various formats, including HTML, PDF, ASCII and LIT, i.e., the format in which they were produced. In some cases, certain software such as Acrobat Reader, RealPlayer, Ghostview, or Microsoft Reader is required to read publication content.
 
more information Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audioLibrary of Congress | Digital Collections

DESCRIPTION: Since 1994 the Library of Congress (LoC) has made available digitized versions of many of its collection materials, starting with its most rare collections and those unavailable anywhere else. This directory is a gateway to a growing repository of digitally accessible photographs, manuscripts, maps, sound recordings, motion pictures, and books, as well as "born digital" materials such as Web sites. Pick a specific collection to browse or browse over 50 subject categories of the entire LoC Digital Collections.
 
more information Some full text availableLibrary of Economics & Liberty (Econlib)

DESCRIPTION: The Econlib is a free online library of economics books and articles and is sponsored by Liberty Fund, a non-profit organization and major publisher of scholarly, annotated editions of works relating to liberty and constitutional law. It hosts several online resources including daily, weekly, and monthly articles, podcasts, and blog items by economists. It also provides online archival access to include over 100 economics books and essays. Commonly-used resources include: SUBJECTS: economics, political science
 
more information Some full text availableLibrary of Parliament | Early Debates

DESCRIPTION: Early Debates is the Library of Parliament's online archive of the official reporting of the debates of Canada's Parliament. Senate coverage begins in 1871, and House of Commons coverage starts in 1875. Reconstituted debates and translated records (formerly recorded in English only) from 1867-1873 are also available.

COVERAGE: 1867+

SUBJECTS: legislation, government, House of Commons, parliamentary debate, parliamentary procedure, Westminster system
 
more information Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: LISTA is a bibliographic database that provides coverage on libraries and information management, including, librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. It indexes nearly 600 periodicals plus books, research reports, and proceedings, with coverage dating back to the mid-1960s.

SUBJECTS: classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, librarianship, libraries, information management, information retrieval, information science

COVERAGE: mid 1960's +
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains audioLibriVox Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: LibriVox is an online digital library of public domain audiobooks. They are free to download! LibriVox only records material that is in the public domain in the United States. And all LibriVox books are released with a public domain dedication.
 
more information Some full text availableLIN Recreation Database

DESCRIPTION: The Lifestyle Information Network (LIN) hosts Canada's National Recreation Database. It is a free resource of over 9,000 practical resources on recreation and leisure, coaching and teaching, sports and activities, camp staff, administration and management, safety and injuries, and adapted programs for people with disabilities.

SUBJECTS: coaching, programming, recreation, sports management, sports administration
 
more information Some full text availableLinked Parliamentary Data (LiPaD) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: LiPaD is an online database that allows users to query and explore the enriched Hansard, of the Canadian Parliament, from 1901 to present. It provides access to the building blocks of the debates, including agenda points, speeches and associated speeches biographical information. This includes data visualization tools, timelines, and supplementary Canadian political data such as polling results and news.

COVERAGE: 1867+

SUBJECTS: legislation, government, House of Commons, parliamentary debate, parliamentary procedure, Westminster system
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableLiterature Resource Center (LRC) Help Guide
LHCADL Journal and/or online resource

DESCRIPTION: Literature Resource Centre provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. Literature Resource Center covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors.

SUBJECTS: literary criticism, literary theory, reference, biography
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains audio Resource contains imagesLoC | Digital Collections & Online Catalogs

DESCRIPTION: The oldest federal cultural institution in the United States, the LoC is the research library of the United States Congress and the de facto national library of the United States of America. Its collection houses millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections. With many of these materials available digitally online, the LoC provides one of the largest bodies of noncommercial high-quality content on the Internet across a wide range of subjects & disciplines:  
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesLoC | Edward S. Curtis Collection - Image Archive Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: This collection provides a unique glimpse into Curtis's work with indigenous cultures of North America. It provides access to more than 1,000 digitized and individually described photographs, from a larger collection of over 2,400 silver-gelatin photographic prints dating from about 1900 through 1930. The collection includes a large number of individual or group portraits, as well as traditional and ceremonial dress, dwellings and other structures, agriculture, arts and crafts, rites and ceremonies, dances, games, food preparation, transportation, and scenery.

SUBJECTS: aboriginal history, cultural studies, First Nations studies, history, traditional culture,
 
more information Resource contains imagesopenURL LoC | Web Cultures Web Archive

DESCRIPTION: The Web Cultures Web Archive from the Library of Congress (LoC) is an online repository that documents the creation and sharing of emergent cultural traditions on the web: traditional cultural forms and practices, and the proliferation of smart phones, tablets, and wireless Internet connections etc. Curated with scholars who study digital culture, it provides a representative sampling of the collective cultural creation and self-documentation characterizing vernacular spaces on the World Wide Web.
 
more information Resource contains imagesopenURL LoC | Webcomics Web Archive

DESCRIPTION: The Webcomics Web Archive from the Library of Congress (LoC) is an online repository for comics created specifically for the web. The collection includes work by artists and subjects not traditionally represented in mainstream comics: women artists and characters, artists and characters of color, LGBTQ+ artists and characters, politics, health and human sexuality, and autobiography.
 
more information Some full text availableLuminarium: Anthology of English Literature

DESCRIPTION: Luminarium is a collection of literary works that represent multiple time periods. It provides a comprehensive online anthology and guide to English literature of the Middle Ages, Renaissance, 17th Century, Restoration and Eighteenth Century.

SUBJECTS: English literature, Medieval studies, Renaissance studies, Restoration
 
more information Some full text availableMaking of America (MOA) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: A digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. This site provides access to 267 monograph volumes and over 100,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of general interest publications, agriculture, as well as specific subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. This project is the result of a collaborative effort between Cornell University and the University of Michigan.

SUBJECTS: American history, history
 
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains imagesMaking of the Modern World
Gale Primary Sources

DESCRIPTION: Making of the Modern World allows you to access historical materials that document the dynamics of Western trade and the Industrial Revolution in Great Britain. Survey the rise of the modern labor movement, the evolving status of slavery, the condition and making of the working class, colonization, the Atlantic world, social history, gender, and the economic theories that championed and challenged capitalism in the nineteenth century. Also accessible are resources documenting the role of finance and taxation and the growth of the early modern monarchy as well as the function of financial institutions, the crisis of the French monarchy and the French Revolution at the end of the eighteenth century, and the connection between the democratic goals of revolutionaries and their legal aspirations.

SUBJECTS: African studies, African-American studies, African studies, American Indian studies, Black studies, Caribbean studies, European studies, First Nations studies, Latin American studies, Native American studies, U.S. history

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Manitoba Archival Information Network (MAIN)

DESCRIPTION: MAIN is a database of descriptions of archival material held in Manitoba archives.

NOTE: It is also a work in progress, with new descriptions being added regularly. While many of the archives accessed through this database may be searchable online, not all will have accessible digital holdings. To access materials you may need to visit the archive concerned.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesManuscripta Mediaevalia

DESCRIPTION: Manuscripta Mediaevalia provides free access to the results of the manuscript cataloging of more than 75,000 documents and Western manuscripts in German libraries.

SUBJECTS: book design, historical manuscripts, illuminated text, manuscripts, medieval studies, aleography, palaeography
 
more information ManyBooks.net

DESCRIPTION: ManyBooks.net is a re-redstributor of free ebooks from Project Gutenberg, the public domain and Creative Commons. Subject/Genre range from African-American Studies and Canadian Literature to philosphy, psychology. Many of the ebooks found in the ManyBooks.net catalogue can be access in multiple formats including:
  • ePub (.epub);
  • Kindle (.azw);
  • PDF (.pdf);
  • PalmDOC (.pdb);
  • SonyReader (.lrf);
  • RocketBook (.rb);
  • RTF (.rtf);
  • Plain text (.txt);
  • and more.
SUBJECTS: African-American Studies, art, banned books, biography, canadian literature, criticism, drama, fiction, history, language, poetry, politics, philosophy, psychology, science<
 
more information Some full text availableMarxists Internet Archive (MIA)

DESCRIPTION: MIA (also known as Marxists.org) was established in 1990 and is currently among the largest producers of digital texts by Marxist authors in the world. It's collection is available in in 45 different languages and is comprised of over 53,000 documents. Conduct segmented subject searches, use the encyclopedia or browse the library for the works of authors like Adorno, Habermas, Lukacs, and Marx.

SUBJECTS: Marxism, Marxist theory, philosophy, political science
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableMasterFILE Premier Help Guide
TAL Universal Core Journal and/or online resource

DESCRIPTION: A multidisciplinary database that provides full text for more than 1,700 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. It covers virtually every subject area of general interest, and also includes nearly 500 full text reference books, 84,774 biographies, 100,554 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 202,164 photos, maps and flags.

SUBJECTS: general reference, business, consumer health, general science, travel books, biographies, primary source documents.

COVERAGE: 1984 +
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesMcCord Museum of Canadian History Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: More than 135,000 images of artefacts are accessible using the on-line database. These include virtual objects, images and manuscripts that are reflections of the social history and material culture of Montreal, Quebec and Canada. Almost 117,000 artefacts held by the McCord and some 17,500 artefacts held by the partner museums are available for viewing.

SUBJECTS: history, history of Canada
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains images Resource contains videoMedical Heritage Library

DESCRIPTION: The Medical Heritage Library (MHL) promotes free and open access to quality historical resources in medicine. Search this Internet Archive collection of digitized medical rare books, pamphlets, journals, and films, with representative works from each of the past six centuries.

SUBJECTS: anatomy, biology, health sciences, history of medicine, life sciences, medicine, physiology
 
more information MetaLib® - Search Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: MetaLib is a search directory that allows you to perform simultaneous searches in multiple and different U.S. government information resources such as library catalogues, journal articles, newspapers and selected quality Internet resources. Topics covered are comprehensive, ranging from the arts and education, to military, energy and environment.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesMetPublications | Full-text Online Titles

DESCRIPTION: MetPublications has published over 1500 titles, including books, online publications, and bulletins and journals. MetPublications has made available online nearly 400 titles. These can be read online and in many cases can also be downloaded as a PDF.
 
more information Resource contains imagesMetropolitan Museum of Art (MMoA) | The Collection Online

DESCRIPTION:The Metropolitan Museum of Art's The Collection Online makes available online over 390,000 high resolution images (at least 10 megapixels) from one of the most extensive art collections in the world. As well as European painters (more than 500 Picassos along with dozens of paintings from Monet, Van Gogh, and Degas) the collection also includes photographs of Aztec stonework, Greek sculpture, and Chinese calligraphy. Search for and sort images by artist, medium, location, and era.

SUBJECTS: ancient near eastern art, arms & armor, art, art history, artists, art media, contemporary art, decorative arts, drawing, graphic arts, images, Islamic art, medieval art, modern art, musical instruments, painting, photography, prints

COVERAGE: 8000 bce +
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains audio Resource contains images Resource contains videoMIT OpenCourseWare Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: MIT OpenCourseWare is a web-based publication of undergraduate- and graduate-level MIT course materials. Its online holdings include materials from over 2000 courses. Materials are available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike license.
 
more information Restricted Resource MLA International Bibliography Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: This database includes over 1.5 million citations to articles and books covering the subjects of literature, language, folklore, literary theory and criticism and drama.

SUBJECTS: composition, language and linguistics, literary theory, literary criticism, dramatic arts, folklore, paleography, palaeography, rhetoric, pedagogy.

COVERAGE: 1926 +
 
more information MMA | Works of Art Collection Database

DESCRIPTION: Metropolitan Museum of Art's (MMA) Works of Art Collection Database is a records database that allows you to search for works that are currently on display and for art works in its collection which have scanned digital images.

SUBJECTS: art, artists, art history, art media, painting, drawing, images, Western European painting
 
more information Resource contains imagesopenURL Modernist Journals Project (MJP)
The Modernist Journals Project (MJP), created in 1995 at Brown University, makes accessible a digitized periodicals connected with the period loosely associated with modernism. Journal coverage ranges from 1890 - 1922 with titles that are directly relevant to modernism and its rise in the English-speaking world.
 
more information Resource contains audio Resource contains video Resource contains imagesMuseum of Modern Art (MoMA)

DESCRIPTION: Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is a pre-eminent art museum that has been important in developing and collecting modernist art. Its collection offers an unparalleled overview of modern and contemporary art. Search the MoMA collection online or browse the Index of Artists to find materials that include prints and illustrated books, drawings, photography, film, painting & sculpture, as well as media and performance art. You can also tour the multi-media Exhibition of MoMA online projects.

SUBJECTS: architecture and design, drawings, electronic media, film, illustrated books, painting, photography, prints, sculpture
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains audioMusica Virtual Choral Library (MVCL)

DESCRIPTION: MUSICA is a seachable choral documentary database as well as a pedagogic tool for conductors, musicologists, and schools of music. It contains a virtual catalogue of 150,000 pieces of choral music, with comprehensive descriptions and multimedia links, and information on 27,000 composers. While it does not actually house sheet music, it provides links to information resources and vendors to help you acquire sheet music copies.

NOTE: Registration is required to access the collection; however, registration is free.

SUBJECTS: composers, conducting, choral music, orchestra, musicology
 
more information MusicMoz

DESCRIPTION: MusicMoz is a project started by editors at Open Directory Project (ODP) and aims to be a comprehensive directory of music resources. MusicMoz aims to be a comprehensive directory of music, built by volunteers around the world, with contributions from the web public. Unlike the ODP, MusicMoz has detailed discography and biographical data as well as links.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains audioMusopen

DESCRIPTION: Musopen is an online library of public domain music recordings and sheet music. It aims to "set music free" through providing music to the public free of charge, without copyright restrictions. It provides public access and exposure to free music resources and educational materials such as recordings, sheet music, and textbooks.

SUBJECTS: music genre, music recordings, music scores
 
more information Some full text availableMutopia Project

DESCRIPTION: The Mutopia Project provides access to download public domain editions of classical music for free. All sheet music archived in Mutopia is reproduced from old scores that are out of copyright. New scores are typeset with GNU LilyPond and distributed in PDF, PostScript, MIDI, and LilyPond formats. This includes more than 1600 pieces of music, more than half of which are for piano. Mutopia also hosts a growing number of modern editions, arrangements and new music, which the respective editors, arrangers and/or composers have chosen to make freely available.

SUBJECTS: accompaniment, arrangers, baroque, classical, composers, folk, hymn, instrument, instrumentation, jazz, lieder, march, modern, music editors, music genre, music scores, music styles, nationality, opera, popular / dance, renaissance, romantic
 
more information National Catholic Education Association (NCEA)

DESCRIPTION: The NCEA is a private professional educational association of over 200,000 educators in Catholic schools, universities, and religious education programs. It claims to be the largest such organization in the world.
 
more information Resource contains videoNational Film Board of Canada (NFB) / l' Office national du film du Canada (ONF)

DESCRIPTION: the NFB online Screening Room offers Canadian and international web users the ability to stream hundreds of NFB films for free. Use the NFB's archive of resources to explore the Canada's rich animation and film heritage, learn about cinematography techniques, and find out about some of Canada's key filmmakers. Search the collection by genre, format, language & accessibility.

SUBJECTS: alternative drama, animation, cinema, closed captioned for the hearing impaired,described video for the visually impaired, documnetary, experimental film, feature length, fiction, interviews, short film
 
more information Resource contains imagesNational Gallery - London | Online Collection

DESCRIPTION: Explore the Collection Online allows you to browse and explore various facets of The National Gallery, London, UK. Founded in 1824 and houses a rich collection of over 2,300 Western European paintings dating from the mid-13th century to 1900. Spanning the Dutch, English, Flemish, French, German School, Italian, & Spanish schools of painting, its collection belongs to the public of the United Kingdom. In addition to information about onsite tours and talks, this site also provides access to a number of online resources. Explore the A - Z list of artists or browse the collection by century. And the Learn About Art section contains information on: SUBJECTS: art, art history, Impressionism, painting, Western European painting

COVERAGE: mid-13th century to 1900s
 
more information National Gallery of Canada (NGC) Research Resources

DESCRIPTION: Created in 1880, the NGC is among the oldest of Canada's national cultural institutions. On this site you can SUBJECTS: art, art history
 
more information Some full text availableNCBI Bookshelf

DESCRIPTION: NCBI Bookshelf is a searchable collection of online biomedical books and other literature. It can be searched directly by typing a concept into the database search engine. In addition to some classic biology and medical textbooks and monographs, it also includes books and databases produced by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).

SUBJECTS: biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, genetics, health sciences, life sciences, medical sciences
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesNCBI: All Resources Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: A resource for researchers in biology, chemistry, and environmental science, this directory lists all the public domain databases, online tools, and downloadable software available through the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). These resources can also be found via the site's A-Z List of Resources. Use this directory to find literature and research resources on sequence analysis, genomes, taxonomy, homology, and more.
 
more information Restricted Resource New Testament Abstracts (NTA) Online Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: NTA Online is a product of a partnership between ATLA and Boston College. Containing abstracts for over 46,000 articles, over 1,600 reviews, 17,000 books, and software, this index provides research and bibliographic aids for scholars and students of the New Testament and its historical milieu.

SUBJECTS: antiquities, archaeology, biblical theology, philology

COVERAGE: 1985 +
 
more information NewspaperIndex.com

DESCRIPTION: Newspaperindex.com provides a browsable directory of newspapers worldwide. Search for a specific newspaper by the country in which it is published and/or distributed. This directory is a project that finds, selects and evaluates quality news sites and online news sources with quality journalism. It does not index sites for specialized news (sports, gossip, etc.) or online publications that distribute news from other sources on the Internet (blogs, amateur media, private bulletins, and/or non-edited publications), or newspapers with registration systems.

SUBJECTS: journalism, news directory
 
more information Some full text availableNewton Project

DESCRIPTION: The Newton Project has produced the first ever comprehensive catalogue of Newton's non-'scientific' papers and has placed online over 50 per cent of the two and a half million words he devoted to the subject of theology, as well as a large selection of his notebooks and scientific papers. TNP already has texts and images of many of Newton's works on offer on our site and our goal is to make all Newton's writings freely available online. At the beginning of 2004, a closely linked sister project in the US received funding to begin similar work on the alchemical papers.

SUBJECTS: Isaac Newton, Newton's works, science, science history
 
more information Some full text availableNewton Project - Canada

DESCRIPTION: The Newton Project Canada is an arm of the UK Newton Project based at Sussex University. It provides access to transcriptions of Newton’s unpublished manuscripts, as well as online resources on Newton's theology and prophetic views.

SUBJECTS: Isaac Newton, Newton's works, science, science history
 
more information Resource contains imagesNGA Images Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: NGA Images is a repository of digital images of the collections of the National Gallery of Art (NGA). Search, browse, and download images from a collection of more than 35,000 public domain / open access digital scans documenting the collection of the NGA.

SUBJECTS: art, artists, art history, art media, painting, drawing, images, Western European painting
 
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains imagesNineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO)
Gale Primary Sources

DESCRIPTION: Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO) is the result of partnerships between Gale and almost one hundred libraries to preserve and make digitally available content for academic research. Content is sourced from the world's preeminent libraries and archives. It consists of monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, photographs, statistics, and other kinds of documents in both Western and non-Western languages. NCCO is comprised of 12 distinct sub-collections:
  • Asia and the West: Diplomacy & Cultural Exchange;
  • British Politics and Society;
  • British Theatre, Music, & Literature: High & Popular Culture;
  • Children's Literature & Childhood;
  • European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection;
  • Europe and Africa: Commerce, Christianity, Civilization, & Conquest;
  • Mapping the World: Maps & Travel Literature;
  • Photography: The World Through the Lens;
  • Religion, Spirituality, Reform, & Society;
  • Science, Technology, & Medicine, 1780-1925;
  • Science, Technology, & Medicine, Part II;
  • Women: Transnational Networks.
SUBJECTS: African studies, African-American studies, agriculture, American Indian studies, Asian studies, biology, Black studies, British studies, business, chemistry, Chinese studies, computer science, earth science, East European studies, economics, environmental science, European studies, First Nations studies, Gender studies, Japanese studies, Legal studies, life science, literature (drama, novels, Gothic novels, short stories, belles-lettres, poetry), Medieval studies, Native American studies, physiology, psychology, Renaissance studies, Russian studies, South Asian studies, Southeast Asian studies, Western European studies, Women's studies

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Some full text availableNRC Research Press - Journal Collection

DESCRIPTION: A scientific publisher in Canada, NRC Research Press 15 journals across a range of scientific and technical disciplines. All journals are available online full-text in both pdf and HTML format and are accessible before print publication.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesNYPL Digital Collections Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: The NYPL Digital Gallery is a digital archive created by the New York Public Library. It provides free access to a large collection of over 700,000 digitized items, or which over 180,000 are in the public domain. Media types that are accessible range from illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, and vintage posters to rare prints, and photographs. Subject coverage includes: arts & literature, cities & buildings, culture & society, history & geography, industry & technology, nature & science, and printing & graphics.
 
more information Restricted Resource Old Testament Abstracts (OTA) Online Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: OTA Online is a product of a partnership between ATLA and the Catholic Biblical Association. This database features indexing and abstracts for monographs, multi-author works, over 450 journals, and software related to Old Testament studies. Abstracts from over 450 journals are included. All abstracts are in English, regardless of the language of the original work. Topics covered include antiquities, archaeology, biblical theology, philology and much more.

SUBJECTS: antiquities, archaeology, biblical theology, philology

COVERAGE: 1978 +
 
more information Some full text availableOpen Access Theses & Dissertations (OATD)

DESCRIPTION: OATD is a searchable metadata directory for graduate theses and dissertations published around the world and which are available under Open Access terms. Currently indexing over 2,000,000 theses and dissertations, OATD compiles metadata from over 1000 colleges, universities, and research institutions.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesOpen Library

DESCRIPTION: Open Library has about 30 million records of which 20 million are currently available. This includes access to more than 1 million scanned public-domain full-text books, available in an easily browsable and printable format. Examples of the quality of some items in the collection include scanned rare books and early editions, such as an 1831 edition of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.

Open Library is a project of the non-profit Internet Archive, as a member of the Open Content Alliance, and is funded in part by a grant from the California State Library and and the Kahle/Austin Foundation.
 
more information OpenGrey - System for Information on Grey Literature in Europe Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: OpenGrey a multidisciplinary bibliographic database covering science, technology, biomedical science, economics, social science and humanities published in Europe. It provides access to over 700 000 references and records of technical or research reports, doctoral dissertations, conference papers, and official publications.

COVERAGE: 1997 +
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains audioOremus Hymnal Wiki

DESCRIPTION: This is an online index of hymns that contains texts and MIDI files of tunes used in much of the English-speaking world. It maintains an emphasis on the Anglican tradition, containing indexes to 52 Anglican hymnals from the past 140 years. These hymnals contain nearly seven thousand distinct texts and over eighteen thousand text/tune combinations.

SUBJECTS: anglican hymns, church music, hymnology
 
more information Restricted Resource Oxford Bibliographies Online (OBO) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Oxford Bibliographies Online (OBO), also known as Oxford Bibliographies, is a web-based compendium of peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies and short encyclopedia entries. It provides a scholarly pathway to the accurate and reliable resources for a variety of academic topics. OBO Collections available are:
  • British & Irish Literature;
  • Classics;
  • Environmental Science;
  • Evolutionary Biology;
  • Literary & Critical Theory;
  • Medieval Studies;
  • Renaissance & Reformation; and
  • Sociology;
     

more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableOxford Dictionary of National Biography (ODNB) Online Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: The ODNB is a collection of more than 56,600 specially written biographies, which describe the lives of people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond. It covers biographical subjects from all periods, and provides accurate, concise and readable articles on noteworthy people from all walks of life. Its extensive biographical information is drawn from primary and secondary sources and includes more than 10,000 illustrations, researched in partnership with the National Portrait Gallery, London, England.

SUBJECTS: biography, British Isles, British history
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesOxford Digital Library (ODL) | Luna Collections Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Luna Collections is produced by ODL's Bodleian Library. It makes publically available a digital collection of western manuscripts from the Middle Ages to about 1499: classical literary manuscripts, Bible manuscripts, Anglo-Norman literature, French literature and poems, Irish manuscripts and British poems and romances (written in Middle English and Old English).

SUBJECTS: book design, historical manuscripts, illuminated text, manuscripts, medieval studies, paleography, palaeography

 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableOxford English Dictionary Online (OED) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: The OED online is a version of the 20-volume Oxford English Dictionary. It contains the meaning, history and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It also offers the best in etymological analysis and in listing of variant spellings, and it shows pronunciation using the International Phonetic Alphabet. The OED covers words from across the English-speaking world, from to South Africa, from Australia and New Zealand to the Caribbean.

SUBJECTS: Australia, British Isles, Caribbean, dictionary, English language, etymology, glossary, lexicography, lexicon, New Zealand, North America, reference, vocabulary, wordbook, word derivation, word history, word index
 
more information Papal Encyclicals Online (POE) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: POE is an online searchable library of Papal Encyclicals (letters written by a Pope to a particular audience of Bishops). This is a quality reference resource indexed by the U.S. Library of Congress and recognized as one of the "Best Free Reference Web Sites" on the internet the American Library Association (ALA).
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains audioPeace Corps Language Courses @ Live Lingua Project

DESCRIPTION: Peace Corps Language Courses contains materials for over 100 languages. This includes widely spoken languages like French & Spanish to little known languages like Tagalog, Telugu and Bengali. This archive of language courses is hosted by the Live Lingua Project.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesPerry-Castañeda Library Map Collection

DESCRIPTION: Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection is a a large collection of public domain country, city and thematic maps presented as gif or jpeg files. It acts as a historical collection, providing access to older editions of maps that may be of interest to researchers and which are not usually available anywhere else online. The current online collection contains more than 44,000 map images from 250,000 maps of the print collection. Major sections of the online collection are comprised of new non-copyrighted maps made available primarily by the U.S. Government and multiple editions of maps published by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

SUBJECTS: atlases, economics, geography, history, maps, political science, sociology
 
more information Some full text availablePerseus Digital Library Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: The Perseus Digital Library is an online collection of of humanities resources hosted by the Tufts University Department of Classics. In addition to materials related to the study of ancient Greece, the current collection also includes materials relevant to Greco-Roman classics, the English Renaissance, Arabic language & history, Germanic language & history, and 19th-Century America. While some content is restricted by intellectual property license agreements, the majority of texts and materials are published under a Creatived Commons license or are in the public domain and are available for free download.

SUBJECTS: ancient Greece, Arabic studies, classics, Germanic studies, Greco-Roman classics, 19th-Century America
 
more information PhilPapers | Online Research in Philosophy Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: PhilPapers is a comprehensive directory of online philosophical articles and books by academic philosophers for researchers and students of philosophy. It is published jointly by the Centre for Consciousness at the Australian National University (ANU), Canberra and the Institute of Philosophy in the School of Advanced Study at the University of London.

SUBJECTS: epistemology, history of western philosophy, logic, mathematics, metaphysics, philosophical traditions, science, value theory
 
more information Physiotherapy Evidence Database (PEDro) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: PEDro is a database that provides access to bibliographic details and abstracts of randomized controlled trials, and systematic reviews of randomized controlled trials, in physiotherapy. Use it to determine which trials are likely to be valid and interpretable and those which are not. Information is also provided on how to appraise critically trials that have been identified.

SUBJECTS: human kinetics, physiology, physiotherapy
 
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains imagesPicture Post Historical Archive 1938-1957
Gale Primary Sources

DESCRIPTION: Picture Post Historical Archive 1938-1957 (NCCO) comprises the complete archive of the Picture Post from its first issue in 1938 to its last in 1957 - all digitized from originals in full colour. It provides a fascinating snapshot of British life from the 1930s to the 1950s. Browse and search more than 38,000 pages and 95,000 articles online.

SUBJECTS: African studies, African-American studies, British studies, Caribbean studies, Chinese studies, Japanese studies, South Asian studies, Southeast Asian studies, East European studies, Gender studies, Latin American studies, Medieval studies, Middle Eastern studies, Renaissance studies, Russian studies, U.S. history, Western European studies, Women's studies

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information PIKA: Canadian Children's Literature Database

DESCRIPTION: PIKA is a bibliographic database of the National Library of Canada's collection of 35 000 Canadian children's books. It is searchable by title, author, subject, publisher, year, ISBN, and ISSN.

SUBJECTS: children's literature, curriculum materials, young adult literature
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesPitts Theology Library: Digital Image Archive

DESCRIPTION: The Pitts Theology Library's Digital Image Archive contains more than 28,000 images of biblical illustrations, portraits of religious leaders (such as portraits of persons engaged in the religious and political debates of the sixteenth century), printers' devices, and images of church building engravings. While its focus is on Lutheran related materials, it also contains materials related to other Protestant groups and Catholicism, particularly from the reformation period. Access to this resource is free for teaching, research, and other non-commercial purposes.

SUBJECTS: Catholicism, Lutheranism, Protestantism, biblical illustration, religious leaders, reformation, religious history, history of Christianity
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesPrinceton University Digital Library (PUDL)

DESCRIPTION: PUDL is a collection of high-resolution digital images of selected materials from Princeton University Library. This large collection of materials ranges from sheet music and music history, to primary texts related to history in Asia, Islam, Mesoamerica, and literature studies (for example F. Scott Fitzgerald), artistic engravings, and more.
 
more information Some full text availableProject Gutenberg (PG)

DESCRIPTION: Project Gutenberg is the first and largest single collection of free electronic books, or eBooks, with 30,000 free ebooks with another 100,000 titles available through PG's various partners' & affiliates' sites. Most of the items in its collection are the full texts of public domain books. These are primarily works of literature from the Western cultural tradition. Whenever possible, all full-text items PG's holdings are public-domain books, and whenever possible are available in plain text, Other formats are released as well when submitted by volunteers, with the most common being HTML. In addition, PB also contains a number of audio-books.
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableProject MUSE Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Project MUSE is an online database of current and back issues of peer-reviewed humanities and social sciences journals. It is a unique collaboration between libraries and publishers to providing searchable full-text access to over 140,000 articles from over 350 quality journals from the humanities, arts, and social sciences licensed from nearly 100 publishers. The  Project MUSE database is multi-disciplinary in its scope. To find out more browse the collection by discipline.

SUBJECTS: arts, humanities, multi-disciplinary, social sciences
 
more information Provincial Archives of Alberta

DESCRIPTION: The Provincial Archives of Alberta is the official archives of the Province of Alberta. The Provincial Archives of Alberta also serves as the permanent archival repository of the Government of Alberta. It preserves and makes available for research both private and government records of all media related to Alberta. You can search online the holdings at the archives and the library database for a wide range of government textual records, private textual records, maps, architectural drawings, photographic images, sound recordings, film and video materials, and the library holdings.

NOTE: While data is being continually added and amended, the online holdings of the archive reflects only a portion of its entire holdings.
 
more information PsyArXiv

DESCRIPTION: PsyArXiv, an open archive of the social sciences. It is a preprint repository that provides a free, non-profit, open access platform for psychologists, social scientists and researchers to share working papers, with the option to link data and code.
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availablePsycARTICLES Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: PsycARTICLES, a full text subset of PsycINFO, is source of full text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. It provides access to more than 153,000 articles from nearly 80 journals, book reviews, letters to the editor, and errata from each journal. These are published by the American Psychological Association (APA) and from allied organizations, including the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA). Spanning 1894 to the present, coverage also includes nearly all APA journals back to Volume 1, Issue 1.

SUBJECTS: applied psychology, child psychology, comparative psychology, differential psychology, developmental psychology, gestalt psychology, psychoanalysis, psychological tests & testing

COVERAGE: 1894+
 
more information Psychological Database for Brain Impairment Treatment Efficacy (PsycBITE)

DESCRIPTION: PsycBITE is a database of catalogued studies of cognitive, behavioural and other treatments for psychological problems and issues that occur as a consequence of acquired brain impairment. Studies contained on this database include systematic reviews, randomized controlled trials, non-randomized controlled trials, Case Series, and single subject design. They are rated for methodological quality and scientific rigour.

SUBJECTS: behaviour, brain impairment, cognition, counselling, evidence-based intervention, neurology, nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, psychiatry, psychogeriatrics, psychology, rehabilitation medicine, social work, speech pathology
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availablePsychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection (PBSC) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: PBSC is a full-text database containing more than 560 journals. It provides comprehensive coverage of topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.

SUBJECTS: anthropology, emotional & behavioral characteristics, mental processes, observational & experimental methods, psychiatry, psychology
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availablePsycINFO Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: PsycINFO, a bibliographic resource of peer reviewed literature in psychology, behavioral science and mental health, provides abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations. It contains over 3 million records and summaries dating as far back as the 1600s. As well, journal coverage, spanning from the 1800s to the present, includes references and abstracts to over 2,500 journals, technical and dissertations.

SUBJECTS: applied psychology, child psychology, comparative psychology, differential psychology, developmental psychology, gestalt psychology, psychoanalysis, psychological tests & testing

COVERAGE: 1803 +
 
more information Some full text availablePublic Library of Science (PLoS) Journals Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: PLOS is a non-profit open access scientific publishing project aimed at creating a library of open access journals and other scientific literature under an open content license. You can browse individual journal titles separately or search for articles in all PLOS publications.

SUBJECTS: biology, diseases, engineering, genetics, immunology, medicine, pathogens, science, & zoology
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains audio Resource contains images Resource contains videoPublic.Resource.Org

DESCRIPTION: A non-profit corporation dedicated to publishing and sharing public domain materials in the United States and internationally, Public.Resource.Org digitizes and makes available online the works of the United States Federal Government that are in the public domain. This includes legal resources and information (such as a full-text repository of all state and federal cases and codes), state building codes, government produced video, etc. This data is available for browsing and searching via public.resource.org, law.resource.org & house.resource.org.
 
more information Restricted Resource Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress (PILOTS) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: PILOTS is a bibliographic database indexing internationally published literature on traumatic stress. Offering both current and retrospective coverage, it includes citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations. PILOTS is produced by the US National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

SUBJECTS: acute stress disorder, assessment, borderline personality disorder, dissociative identity disorder, mental health services, mental health sequelae, multiple personality disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, prevention, professional ethics, public policy, post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD, traumatized populations, traumatic stress, treatment
 
more information PubMed Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: PMC is an index of biomedical literature citations & abstracts from biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH). It is developed and managed by NIH's National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) in the National Library of Medicine (NLM).

SUBJECTS: anatomy, biology, health sciences, life sciences, medical sciences, medicine
 
more information PubMed Central (PMC) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: PMC is a free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH). It is developed and managed by NIH's National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) in the National Library of Medicine (NLM).

SUBJECTS: anatomy, biology, health sciences, life sciences, medical sciences, medicine
 
more information PubMed Central Canada (PubMed CC) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: PubMed Central Canada is a Canada-based archive of biomedical and health research findings. It provides free access to an online digital archive of full-text, peer-reviewed health and life sciences research publications.

SUBJECTS: anatomy, biology, health sciences, life sciences, medical sciences, medicine
 
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains imagesPunch Historical Archive 1841-1992
Gale Primary Sources

DESCRIPTION: Browse the archives of one of the most celebrated British magazines of wit and satire. Punch Historical Archive, 1841-1992 provides access to approximately 7,900 issues (200,000 pages) from all volumes of Punch between 1841-1992. This includes almanacs and other special numbers (issues), as well as prefaces, epilogues, indexes, and other specially produced material from the bound volumes. Information from the ledgers has been incorporated into the Punch Historical Archive, allowing users to identify contributors and better understand the nature of the magazine and the Victorian periodical press.

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains videoQuantum Physics Made Relatively Simple | Personal & Historical Perspectives of Hans Bethe

DESCRIPTION: Quantum Physics Made Relatively Simple is a series of 3 lectures delivered by theoretical physicist Hans Bethe in 1999. These lectures make use of limited mathematics and instead focus on the personal and historical perspectives of the 75 year career of a principal architect of quantum theory. These lectures along with other materials by and about Hans Bethe can be accessed at eCommons@Cornell.

SUBJECTS: science history, physics, quantum field theory, quantum mechanics, quantum theory
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains images Resource contains videoReal News Network (RNN)

DESCRIPTION: The Real News Network is a member-supported English language global online video news network. It uses internet broadcasting, but it has contracts with satellite and cable television channels. "[F]ocused on providing independent and uncompromising journalism" on critical issues it seeks to avoid a disproportionate focus on people in high office and reliance on official press releases or wire services to frame debate. According to its editorial policies it focuses on issues affecting less powerful people, children, indigenous people, immigrants, women, and laborers.
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableReligion & Philosophy Collection (R&PC) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: R&PC is a comprehensive database, with more than 300 full-text journals, covering topics such as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.

SUBJECTS: biblical studies, epistemology, history of philosophy, major denominations, moral philosophy, philosophy of language, political philosophy, religious history, world religions
 
more information Research in Ministry (RIM) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: RIM indexes & abstracts of dissertations, projects & theses from over 100 Doctor of Ministry (DMin), Doctor of Missiology (DMiss) & Doctor of Educational Ministry (DEdMin) programs accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS).

SUBJECTS: abstracts, dissertation, pastoral theology, thesis

COVERAGE: 1981+
 
more information Some full text availableResearch Papers in Economics (RePEc)

DESCRIPTION: RePEc is a decentralized database of working papers, journal articles and software components. It provides free open access to over 700,000 full text articles in its IDEAS database. RePEc is a collaborative effort of volunteers in 69 countries to enhance the dissemination of research in economics. [find out more]

NOTE: RePEc is a preprint publisher. Not all papers published through the RePEc have yet been subject to a peer-review procees.

SUBJECTS: economics, international economics, macroeconomics, microeconomics

 
more information Some full text available Resource contains audio Resource contains images Resource contains videoResource Development Services (RDS)

DESCRIPTION: RDS is a department of Edmonton Public Schools. Its goal is the development of high-quality, curriculum-aligned, instructional resources to support the work that occurs in the classroom. It collaborates with education experts, to develop and distribute both print and online education resources.

SUBJECTS: curriculum materials, instruction resources
 
more information Some full text availableReuters

DESCRIPTION: Reuters is known as a financial market data provider and a news service that provides reports from around the world to newspapers and broadcasters.
 
more information Resource contains imagesRijksmuseum Collection

DESCRIPTION: Rijksmuseum is a Dutch national museum dedicated to arts and history in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. It provides online access to over 125,000 high-resolution images. The museum plans to to add 40,000 images per year until the entire collection (1 million objects) is available.

SUBJECTS: art, art history, artists, art history, art media, Art Nouveau, Baroque, Caravaggism, Classicism, contemporary art, decorative arts, drawing, graphic arts, Gothic, Hague School, images, Impressionism, Italianates, Mannerism, medieval art, modern art, painting, photography, prints, Renaissance, Rococo, Romanesque, Romanticism,

COVERAGE: 1200 – 2000 CE
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesRose & Chess: "Le Roman de la Rose" & "Le Jeu des échecs moralisé"

DESCRIPTION: Le Roman de la Rose ("The Romance of the Rose" - a courtly romance) and Le Jeu des échecs moralisé ("The Moralized Game of Chess" a treatise on medieval society that uses the game of chess as its framework), were bound together, perhaps soon after they were created, and stayed together for over 500 years. In 1907 they were disbound and sent their separate ways. The University of Chicago Library has acquired both bringing them back together, making it possible for scholars to study the two manuscripts together to learn about their shared origin and production history. This online resource provides background information about the texts along with access to the complete manuscripts.

SUBJECTS: historical manuscripts, illuminated manuscripts, manuscripts, medieval studies, palaeography, paleography, papyrology, textual history, writing
 
more information Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audioRoyal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (RCAP) Archive Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Along with the RCAP publications and the final report, the RCAP Archive makes accessible online transcripts of more than 175 days of hearings, nearly 200 research reports, and more than 100 submissions from tribal councils, organizations and interest groups. Search the digitized archive comprised of a rich in collection of scholarly studies, written submissions, oral transcripts, photographs, audio and video recordings, as well as duplicate digital files on floppy disks.
 
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains imagesSabin Americana, 1500-1926
Gale Primary Sources

DESCRIPTION: Sabin Americana, 1500–1926 provides access to sermons, political tracts, newspapers, books, pamphlets, maps, legislation, and other literature that documents 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 digital collections provides primary source material on:
  • the discovery & exploration of the Americas;
  • colonization;
  • slavery;
  • cities and states;
  • the U.S. Civil War;
  • Reconstruction;
  • American women;
  • Native Americans;
  • Immigration; and
  • the U.S. Constitution
SUBJECTS: African-American studies, American Indian studies, Black studies, business, British studies, colonialism, economics, First Nations studies, Gender studies, Native American studies, Women's studies

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Saskatchewan Archival Information Network (SAIN)

DESCRIPTION: SAIN is a database of descriptions of archival material held in archives in Saskatchewan. This resource is made available through the Saskatchewan Council for Archives & Archivists.

NOTE: This database is a work in progress, with new descriptions being added regularly. While many of the archives accessed through this database may be searchable online, not all will have accessible digital holdings. To access materials you may need to visit the archive concerned.
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains imagesScience Reference Centre (SRC) Help Guide
TAL Universal Core Journal and/or online resource

DESCRIPTION: SRC is a full-text, science-oriented reference resource that allows you to browse topics by category, access research guides, and information about science experiments. It provides access to 100 full-text science periodicals, over 340 full-text science reference books, as well as biographies.

SUBJECTS: astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth sciences, environmental sciences, health sciences, history of science, life sciences, medicine, physics, scientists, technology, wildlife ecology
 
more information Some full text availableScientific Electronic Library Online (SciELO)

DESCRIPTION: SciELO is a bibliographic database. It contains over 900 scientific journals from different countries in free and universal access, full-text format. This includes access to 294,907 articles of which 67,567 are in English. SciELO is searchable / indexed by country, author, keyword, title, organization, publication year, document type, original language.

SciELO is a electronic publishing cooperative in developing countries and started in Brazil with support from a number of Latin American research organizations in partnership with Latin American & Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information (BIREME).

SUBJECTS: agricultural sciences, applied social sciences, biological sciences, chemistry, engineering, exact & earth sciences, geosciences, health sciences, humanities, linguistics, letters & arts, mathematics, social science
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesScriptorium: Medieval & Early Modern Manuscripts Online

DESCRIPTION: Scriptorium is a digital archive of manuscript miscellanies and commonplace books from the period c. 1450-1720. It also provides online pedagogical and research resources supporting late medieval and early modern manuscript studies.

SUBJECTS: book design, historical manuscripts, illumintated text, manuscripts, medieval studies, palaeography, paleography, papyrology, textual history, writing

COVERAGE: 1450-1720
 
more information Some full text availableSearchable Ornithological Research Archive (SORA)

DESCRIPTION: SORA is an open access electronic journal archive providing access to ornithological literature of international scope, and detailed material documenting the history of ornithology in North America over the last 120 years. It is the product of a collaboration between the American Ornithologists Union, the Cooper Ornithological Society, the Association of Field Ornithologists, the Wilson Ornithological Society and the University of New Mexico libraries.

SUBJECTS: ornithology, zoology
 
more information Some full text availableSeforim Online

DESCRIPTION: Seforim Online makes available online older/out-of-print seforim of Rishonim and Acharonim. There are several hundred classic rabbinic texts for downloading, many of which are hard-to-find or rare editions. All are in the public domain

SUBJECTS: acharonim, hebrew texts, seforim, rabbinic texts, rishonim
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains imagesShakespeare Collection Help Guide
LHCADL Journal and/or online resource

DESCRIPTION: Use The Shakespeare Collection to access and study an extensive collection of authoritative materials supporting literary, textual, historical, and performance studies. Resources include the most recent Arden Shakespeare editions of the complete works, as well as editions and adaptations of Shakespeare's works, other works published during Shakespeare's time, prompt books, the Gordon Crosse Theatrical Diaries, criticism, reviews, images, and reference.

SUBJECTS: Shakespeare's work, critical reception, textual history, performance history, culture, history

COVERAGE: 1600 +
 
more information Some full text availableShakespeare in Quarto (SiQ)

DESCRIPTION: Shakespeare in Quarto is a project of the British Library. Browse the digital facsimiles of the British Library's 93 copies of the 21 plays by William Shakespeare printed in quarto before the theatres were closed in 1642. It also holds resources dealing with Elizabethan and Jacobean England, English drama, the history of books and reading, the history of printing and publishing, the life of William Shakespeare, the works of William Shakespeare, and Theatre history.

SUBJECTS: Shakespeare's life, literary publishing, history, paleography, palaeography, textual history
 
more information Some full text availableSheet Music From Canada's Past (SMCP)

DESCRIPTION: SMCP is an online library collection of public domain sheet music published in Canada before 1921. One of the most comprehensive collections of its kind in Canada, it contains over 20,000 patriotic and parlour songs, piano pieces, sacred music and novelty numbers, some dating back to the 1700s. This includes includes music by Canadians or about Canada published anywhere in the world. Also available are audio examples (mostly extracts, not complete works) for selected titles.

SUBJECTS: music, sheet music, novelty music, parlour songs, patriotic songs, piano music, sacred music

COVERAGE: pre-1900, 1900-1913, 1914-1920

NOTE: While much of the materials in SMCP is in the public domain there may still be some materials that are still under copyright. However, Fair Dealing is allowed.
 
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains imagesSlavery & Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive
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DESCRIPTION: Slavery & Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive consists of more than five million cross-searchable pages sourced from books, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, legal documents, court records, monographs, manuscripts, and maps from many different countries. This collection is comprised of 4 sub-collections:
  • Part I: Debates over Slavery & Abolition;
  • Part II: Slave Trade in the Atlantic World;
  • Part III: The Institution of Slavery;
  • Part IV: Age of Emancipation;
SUBJECTS: African studies, African-American studies, Anti-Slavery, Black studies, Caribbean studies, European studies, Latin American studies, slavery

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains imagesSmithsonian Collections Online
Gale Primary Sources

DESCRIPTION: Smithsonian Collections Online provides access to primary source content & documents behind many Smithsonian Museum collections & exhibits. This online collection is comprised of 4 sub-collections:
  • Evolution of Flight, 1784-1991;
  • Trade Literature and the Merchandizing of Industry;
  • World’s Fairs & Expositions: Visions of Tomorrow;
  • Air & Space and Smithsonian Magazine Archive;
SUBJECTS: African-American studies, Asian studies, Black studies, business, Caribbean studies, economics, East European studies, European studies, gender studies, Latin American studies, Russian studies, science & technology, Western European studies, women's studies, U.S. history

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information SocArXiv Preprints

DESCRIPTION: SocArXiv, an open archive of the social sciences. It is a preprint repository that provides a free, non-profit, open access platform for social scientists and researchers to share working papers, with the option to link data and code.
 
more information Some full text availableSocial Science Open Access Repository (SSOAR)

DESCRIPTION: SSOAR is an open access database specializing in scholarly articles from the social sciences which is freely accessible on the Internet. Browse for materials on: demography, ethnology, cultural anthropology, economics, education & pedagogics, ethnosociology, political science, psychology, social policy, sociology
 
more information Some full text availableSocial Science Research Network (SSRN) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Founded in 1994, the SSRN is a searchable directory devoted to the rapid dissemination of scholarly research in the social sciences and humanities. It is viewed as especially strong in the fields of economics, finance, accounting, management, and law (especially in the field of law and economics).

NOTE: SSRN is a preprint publisher. Not all papers published through the SSRN have yet been subject to a peer-review procees.

SUBJECTS: accounting, economics, finance, law, management, marketing, philosophy, political science
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableSocial Sciences with Full text Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Social Sciences with Full text is a full-text resource providing comprehensive coverage of more than 330 English-language social science journals. It includes full-text articles from hundreds of journals, covering the latest concepts, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences. It also provides bibliographic indexing of nearly 750 periodicals, over 670 of which are peer-reviewed.

SUBJECTS: addiction studies, anthropology, applied psychology, communications, community development, culture, economics, ethics, family studies, gender studies, human tendencies, interaction, international relations, law, mass media, minority studies, political science, psychology, public welfare, relationships, social behavior, social structure, social welfare, social work, sociology, urban studies

COVERAGE: 1972+
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableSocINDEX with Full-text Help Guide
LHCADL Journal and/or online resource

DESCRIPTION: SocINDEX with Full Text features more than 1,660,000 records with subject headings from a 19,300 term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers. SocINDEX with Full Text contains full text for 344 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895, and 129 "priority" coverage journals. This database also includes full text for more than 700 books and monographs, and full text for 6,800 conference papers.

SUBJECTS: abortion, anthropology, criminology, criminal justice, cultural sociology, demography, economic development, ethnic & racial studies, marriage & family, politics, religion, rural sociology, social psychology, social structure, social work, sociological theory, sociology of education, substance abuse, urban studies, violence, welfare
 
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains imagesState Papers Online 18th Century 1714-1782
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DESCRIPTION: State Papers Online: The Eighteenth Century, 1714-1782 represents the final section of the State Papers series from the National Archives in the UK - before the series was closed and replaced by the Home Office and Foreign Office series in 1782. Covering the reigns of the Hanover rulers George I (1714-1727), George II (1727-1760) and part of the reign of George III (up to 1782), the manuscripts that reveal the behind the scenes, day-to-day running of government during the eighteenth century. This online collection is comprised of 3 sub-collections:
  • Part 1: State Papers Domestic and Registers of the Privy Council ;
  • Part 2: State Papers Foreign, Low Countries & Germany;
  • Part 3: State Papers Foreign, Western Europe;
SUBJECTS: 18th Century studies, British studies, East European studies, European studies, Legal studies, Russian studies, Western European studies
 
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains imagesState Papers Online, 1509-1714
Gale Primary Sources

DESCRIPTION: State Papers Online, 1509-1714 provides access to primary source materials documenting two hundred years of British and European history, from the reign of Henry VIII to the end of the reign of Queen Anne. The largest digital manuscript archive of its kind, State Papers Online, 1509-1714 gathers together 16th- and 17th- century British State Papers and links these rare historical manuscripts to their fully text-searchable Calendars. This online collection is comprised of 4 sub-collections:
  • Part I: The Tudors, Henry VIII to Elizabeth I, 1509-1603: State Papers Domestic;
  • Part II: The Tudors: Henry VIII to Elizabeth I, 1509-1603: State Papers Foreign: Ireland, Scotland, Borders and Registers of the Privy Council;
  • Part III: The Stuarts: James I to Anne, 1603-1714: State Papers Domestic;
  • Part IV: The Stuarts: James to Anne, 1603-1714: State Papers Foreign: Ireland, Scotland and Registers of Privy Council;
SUBJECTS: British studies, East European studies, European studies, gender studies, Legal studies, Medieval studies, Renaissance studies, Russian studies, Western European studies, women's studies

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesTate Online » Tate Collections

DESCRIPTION: The Tate is the institution that houses the United Kingdom's national collection of British Art, and International Modern and Contemporary Art.Tate Online provides information on all four physical Tate galleries (Tate Britain, Tate Modern, Tate Liverpool & Tate St Ives). Its online resources include illustrated information on all works in Tate's Collection. Use this as an excellent reference resource to facilitate more in-depth research on British and Modern international art.
Search or Browse the Tate Online:
  • by Artist Name or Work Title;
  • by subject;
  • by style / era; or
  • by art category.
SUBJECTS: British art, modern art, painting, sculpture

COVERAGE: 16th century +
 
more information Resource contains imagesopenURL The Alberta Research Portal | Gale Primary Sources Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: The Alberta Research Portal is a gateway to Gale Primary Sources, a gateway to a world-class collection of primary sources. This resource provides all Albertans with barrier free perpetual access to the Gale Primary Sources database, with 69 unique primary source collections. This includes extensive resources related to First Nations & Indigenous peoples, the Archives of Human Sexuality and Gender, Associated Press Collections, Smithsonian Collection Online, Sabin Americana, 25 titles from Gale Virtual Reference Library, to name but a few. It also includes monographs, photographs, newspapers, poetry, original documents, records, and more. You can find out more about each collection in this important resource and access help information on the Library's Gale Primary Sources Information Guide
 
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains imagesThe Economist Historical Archive
Gale Primary Sources

DESCRIPTION: The Economist Historical Archive offers a historical documentary perspective on the great events of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries as viewed through the lens of over 170 years (over 8,000 issues) of the publication of The Economist. This archive provides access to editorials, news, commentary and letters country reports, industry reports, supplements, and surveys that offer the ability to track regional trends and forecasts. Also accessible are special surveys and supplements on countries and industries that offer perspectives on markets and geographies

SUBJECTS: business, British studies, Caribbean studies, economics, European studies, gender studies, Latin American studies, Middle Eastern studies, women's studies

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesThe Goodspeed Manuscript Collection

DESCRIPTION: The Edgar J. Goodspeed Manuscript Collection comprises 68 early Greek, Syriac, Ethiopic, Armenian, Arabic, and Latin manuscripts ranging in date from the 5th to the 19th centuries. 68 New Testament manuscripts and an additional 114 papyri fragments have been and made available with high-quality zoomable images.

SUBJECTS: historical manuscripts, manuscripts, medieval studies, palaeography, paleography, papyrology, textual history, writing
 
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains imagesThe Illustrated London News Historical Archive 1842-2003
Gale Primary Sources

DESCRIPTION: First published in 1842, the Illustrated London News was the world's first fully illustrated weekly newspaper, marking a revolution in journalism and news reporting. with coverage in the first issue ranging from the Great Fire of Hamburg to Queen Victoria's fancy dress ball at Buckingham Palace, the archive presents a vivid picture of British and world events, including news of war, disaster, ceremonies, the arts, and science. The Illustrated London News Historical Archive Online, 1842–2003 includes every published issue, from the first in 1842 to the last in 2003.

SUBJECTS: African studies, African-American studies, British studies, Caribbean studies, Chinese studies, East European studies, European studies, gender studies, Japanese studies, Latin American studies, Medieval studies, Middle Eastern studies, Russian studies, South Asian studies, Southeast Asian studies, Western European studies, Renaissance studies, women's studies

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains imagesThe Independent Digital Archive 1986-2012
Gale Primary Sources

DESCRIPTION: Launched in 1986, the first issue of The Independent was published on 7 October in broadsheet format. The Independent Digital Archive 1986-2012 provides access to the digital facsimiles covers the full run of the newspaper from its very first print issue until the end of 2012.

SUBJECTS: Asian studies, British studies, business, Chinese studies, East European studies, economics, European studies, gender studies, Japanese studies, South Asian studies, Southeast Asian studies, Russian studies, Western European studies, women's studies

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains imagesThe Listener Historical Archive 1929-1991
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DESCRIPTION: The Listener was a weekly magazine published by the BBC from 1929 to 1991. The Listener Historical Archive, 1929-1991 provides access to the digital facsimiles covers the full run of the newspaper from its very first print issue until the end of 2012. Developed as the medium for reproducing broadcast talks, initially on radio, but in later years television as well, The Listener is one of the few records and means of accessing the content of many early broadcasts.

SUBJECTS: Asian studies, British studies, Chinese studies, European studies, gender studies, Japanese studies, Middle Eastern studies, South Asian studies, Southeast Asian studies, Western European studies, women's studies, U.S. History

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Some full text availableThe National Archives | Legislation.gov.uk Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: An online publication of the The National Archives, Legislation.gov.uk is an official portal & repository of all U.K. government legislation, original (as enacted) and revised. As an official government archive for the U.K. (England, Wales and Scotland) it holds over 700 years of the nation's legislative records.

SUBJECTS: Commonwealth law, comparative, constitutional documents, government of United Kingdom, law, legal commentary, legislation, regulations, statutes

COVERAGE: 1267 +
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains audio Resource contains images Resource contains videoThe National Archives | The First World War

DESCRIPTION: The First World War collection of the National Archives (UK) holds the official UK government records of the First World War, including a collection of letters, diaries, maps and photographs. As well as providing access to digitized first-hand accounts of trench warfare, gas attacks and horseback battles contained in nearly 4,000 diaries, this collection also provides insight into the impact of the First World War on families, businesses and communities far from the battlefields.

SUBJECTS: army nurses, conscription, merchant seamen, prisoners of war, POW, volunteer reserves, Royal Air Force, Royal Naval Service, war diaries
 
more information Some full text availableThe Online Books Page

DESCRIPTION: The Online Books Page is an online index of over one million ebooks as well as an archives of serials freely available on the Internet.
 
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains imagesThe Sunday Times Digital Archive 1822-2006
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DESCRIPTION: The twentieth-century run of The Sunday Times is powerful in its hard-hitting and investigative journalism, with in-depth information and widely researched, long-form news stories. The Sunday Times Digital Archive, 1822-2006 brings two centuries of news together in one resource, providing the complete run of the newspaper up to 2006, including all of its supplements, in one cross-searchable and browseable platform.

SUBJECTS: business, economics, British studies, European studies, East European studies, gender studies, Russian studies, women's studies, U.S. history

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains imagesThe Telegraph Historical Archive 1855-2000
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DESCRIPTION: The Telegraph Historical Archive, 1855-2000 is a fully searchable digital archive of what was once the world's largest-selling newspaper. Access over 1 million pages of the newspaper's back-files from its first issue to the end of 2000, including issues of the Sunday Telegraph from 1961.

SUBJECTS: Asian studies, business, Caribbean studies, economics, gender studies, Latin American studies, Middle Eastern studies, women's studies

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains imagesThe Times Digital Archive 1785-2008
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DESCRIPTION: The Times Digital Archive, 1785-2011 provides access to the full-text facsimile more than 200 years of The Times, a highly regarded resource for eighteenth-, nineteenth-, and twentieth-century news coverage. Access in-depth news coverage, parliamentary reports and commentary, editorial opinion, and more.

SUBJECTS: Asian studies, British studies, business, economics, European studies, gender studies, women's studies, U.S. History

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Restricted Resource Resource contains imagesThe Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive 1902-2009
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DESCRIPTION: The Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive 1902-2009 provides access to the complete run of The Times Literary Supplement. This includes over 300,000 reviews (covering works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry), poetry, as well as reviews of the visual and performing arts, including films, plays, exhibitions, operas, and stage performances. Also accessible are letters, poems, and articles, contemporary & scholarly criticism, as well as philosophical commentary. Until 1974, writings and influential criticism of hundreds of the twentieth century's most important writers and thinkers were kept anonymous to foster open discussion. This archive now discloses the identity of these contributors.

SUBJECTS: British studies, gender studies, literature, women's studies

NOTE: If you are not a member of the StMU community, you can access Gale Primary Resources via The Alberta Library Research Portal.
 
more information Resource contains imagesThe Uffizi Digitization Project

DESCRIPTION: The Uffizi Digitization Project is a collaboration between Indiana University's Virtual World Heritage Laboratory, the Politecnico di Milano, and the University of Florence. The project goal is the complete digitization of Greek and Roman sculpture in the Uffizi Gallery, Pitti Palace, and Boboli Gardens. Search the entire collection to view complete pieces and/or fragments. Or, browse by category a list that includes everything from altars and busts to statuettes and vases.
 
more information Some full text availableTheses Canada Portal (TCP)

DESCRIPTION: TCP is Canada's national online catalogue, for bibliographic records of all theses in Library and Archives Canada's theses collection. Browse the catalogue to search for the full text electronic versions of numerous Canadian theses and dissertations.

COVERAGE: 1965 +
 
more information Some full text availableToday in the History of Psychology (THoP)

DESCRIPTION: Today in the History of Psychology is is a collection of dates and descriptions of over 3100 events in the history of psychology. This collection is an online extension of A Chronology of Noteworthy Events in American Psychology, by Warren R. Street. The online version has been updated and revised with hundreds of new entries.

SUBJECTS: history of psychology, psychological associations, psychological institutions, dates of birth, book publications
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesTragedy of Hamlet: A Performance Project

DESCRIPTION: This site is an ongoing record of a production of Hamlet. From first reading to last performance, exposing its theatrical warts, this site documents the experience of a group of actors, designers, and technicians as they prepare to stage the play at the University of Calgary in February 2009. It starts with the earliest preparation of the text and covers the hours of rehearsal all the way to the director's post-performance notes on opening night. Examine how sets, lighting, costumes, and props go from preliminary sketches to what you witness on stage.

SUBJECTS: costuming, Shakespeare's work, script, stage craft, set design, lighting, performance history, theatre history, theatre production
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains audio Resource contains images Resource contains videoU-M Open Educational Resources

DESCRIPTION: U-M Open Educational Resources is an open course ware repository of the University of Michigan. Use it to search for undergraduate & graduate curriculum materials for literature, science, the arts, education, and more.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesUFDC - Arts Collections Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: These Arts Collections comprise a subset within the University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC). These collections contain images and full text resources related to various art forms including:
  • architecture & landscaping;
  • graphic arts (graphic design and printmaking);
  • graphic novels (woodblock prints, lithographs and traditional comics scenes);
  • performing arts ephemera (playbills, programs, costume and stage designs, sheet music, theatrical scrapbooks, prints, etchings, drawings, photographs, posters, and scripts); and
  • psychology of the arts.
SUBJECTS: architecture, drama, graphic arts, graphic novels, landscaping, performing arts, play scripts, theatre history
 
more information Some full text availableUFDC - Theology Collections Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: The UFDC - Theology Collections is a sub-collection within the University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC). It is a collection of more than 2,344 special collections volumes titles, including approximately 785 theological texts in pamphlet and small monograph form, along with 7,000 pamphlets (sermons and other oratory, from Victorian theologians) from the Wesleyan Methodist tradition of Scotland and England.

SUBJECTS: theology, history of theology, Methodism, Victorianism, Wesleyan theology
 
more information Resource contains imagesopenURL UK Web Archive

DESCRIPTION: The UK Web Archive is an online repository that documents websites that publish research, that reflect the diversity of lives, interests and activities throughout the UK, and demonstrate web innovation. It includes "grey literature" sites (those which carry briefings, reports, policy statements) and other ephemeral but significant forms of information.
 
more information Resource contains imagesUkiyo-e Search | Japanese Woodblock Prints

DESCRIPTION: Ukiyo-e Search is a database of over 200,000 digitally scanned Ukiyo-e woodblock prints from the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries to the early 20th century and onwards. Search by text or image or browse by period and artist.
 
more information United Press International (UPI)

DESCRIPTION: UPI is a global news agency, headquartered in the United States. With roots dating back to 1907, it was a mainstay in the press world and one of the three biggest news agencies, along with the Associated Press and Reuters.
 
more information Universal Digital Library (UDL)

DESCRIPTION: With a growing online collection UDL facilitates free access to human knowledge with a free-to-read, full-text searchable collection of 1 million books. UDL is also known as the Million Book Project, led by Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science and University Libraries. It's growth objective is to make 10 million books accessible online over the next 10 years.

SUBJECTS: astronomy, biology, chemistry, education, economics, engineering, geography, health, history, law, mathematics, music, religion

COVERAGE: 1500 +
 
more information Some full text availableUniversity of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: UFDC provides researchers with access to unique and rare digitized materials held at the University of Florida (UF) and partner institutions. The digital materials housed in this online collection range from the Arts and Humanities, to the Social Sciences, to the Sciences.

SUBJECTS: arts, geography, history, humanities, literature studies, sciences, social sciences
 
more information University of Toronto Libraries - Books Online

DESCRIPTION: Books Online makes available over 200,000 books from the University of Toronto Libraries. These are books which are in the public domain and are made available online for free by the University of Toronto Libraries Digital Collections.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesUniversity of Toronto Libraries - Digital Special Collections

DESCRIPTION: The Digital Special Collections at the University of Toronto Libraries has joined with faculty and external partners to provide access to fulltext digital collections ranging from art and literature to history, geography, and anatomy.

SUBJECTS: anatomy, broadsides, Canadian history, costumes, natural history, drama, geography, Greek manuscripts, historical prints, history of English, history, Korean-language newspapers, Latin manuscripts, literature, pamphlets, maps, Mexican history, palaeography, paleography, poetry, portraits, prose, religious prints
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesVatican Library Digitization Project (VLDP)

DESCRIPTION: Originally founded in 1451 AD, The Vatican Library holds over 80,000 manuscripts, prints, drawings, plates and books printed prior to 1500 AD. Materials include paintings, religious iconography and books, as well as letters by important historical figures, drawings and notes by artists and scientists (such as Michelangelo & Galileo), as well as treaties from all eras in history. As of 2014 October 23, the Library has digitized and made available 4,400 manuscripts and more are on the way.
 
more information Some full text availableVatican | the Holy See

DESCRIPTION: The Vatican website provides an online library to Catholic Church documents. Access is provided to materials such as encyclicals encyclicals, exhortations, homilies, letters, papal bulls, prayers, speeches, and more.
 
more information Some full text availableVictorian Plays Project (VPP) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: The VPP is a digitization project that makes available the full texts of dozens of plays and burlesques previously found only in found in research libraries, or only on microfilm or microfiche. It reproduces successive editions of Lacy's Acting Edition of Plays published between 1848 and 1874, and provides a catalogue of obscure plays, dramatists, and performances. It provides access to: SUBJECTS: Victorian literature, Victorian plays, Victorian playwrights, Victorian theatre

COVERAGE: 1848 - 1874
 
more information Victorian Web

DESCRIPTION: The Victorian Web is an online resource of literature, history, & culture information about the Victorian Era. It provides coverage on social and political history, science, visual arts, gender issues, and religion. It was created at Brown University and now funded by the University Scholars Program of the National University of Singapore.

SUBJECTS: English literature, history, Victorian era, Victorianism
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesVincent Van Gogh | The Letters Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: This online archive allows you to access and view digital facsimiles of roughly 900 letters written by and to Van Gogh. It is annotated and illustrated (with works of art mentioned in the annotations), and includes transcriptions and translations. Browse the records by period, correspondent, or by place. This archive is published by the Van Gogh Museum.

SUBJECT: art, art history
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesVirtual Museum of Cataloging & Acquisitions Artifacts

DESCRIPTION: This online museum/archive presents a a virtual look inside the history of libraries and librarianship. This site documents the innovation, differences and the transition from one method or tool to the next prior to the advent of computer/internet technology that changed the manner of classification and catalogue access.

SUBJECTS: classification methods, history of libraries, information science, librarianship, library science
 
more information Resource contains imagesVisual Arts Data Service (VADS)

DESCRIPTION: VADS is a UK organization that provides digital images and other visual arts resources free and copyright cleared for use in higher education and further education. Its collection of visual art collections is comprised of over 100,000 images related to graphic design, fashion and art, with images of some objects that date as far back as 5,000 BCE. VADS is based at the University for the Creative Arts at Farnham.

SUBJECTS: art, art history, fashion, graphic design, history, textiles

COVERAGE: 5000 BCE +
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesVisual Collections: Images of Art, History & Culture

DESCRIPTION: Visual Collections contains a number of digital image collections that include more than 300,000 works from museums, universities and private collections throughout the world. Search through multiple collections ranging from antiquity to the present, or for a specific artist, a particular time period, or type of medium. View digital facsimiles of scrolls, modern art installations or historical maps, as well as architectural slides.

SUBJECTS: art, art history, cartography, geography, photography
 
more information Voilà | Library & Archives Canada Union Catalogue

DESCRIPTION: Voilà, the Canadian national union catalogue, is available free of charge. It shows records of the published materials held at Library and Archives Canada (LAC) as well as records for materials located in over 1300 libraries across Canada. Voilà contains records for over 30 million books, magazines, newspapers, government documents, theses, sound recordings, maps, electronic texts, including large print items and those in braille.

NOTE: You can use AMICUS to find the nearest location of an item that you need. If the item concerned is not held in a library near you, then please you can proceed with an Inter-Library loan request.
 
more information Some full text availableWallace Online Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Wallace Online is the first complete edition of the writings of naturalist, geographer, anthropologist, and biologist Alfred Russel Wallace. Best known for independently conceiving the theory of evolution through natural selection, this online archive provides access to information and full-text of many of Wallace's books, book chapters and articles. Also available is a collection of descriptions of specimens that Wallace collected as well as works by other authors that were important to Wallace.

SUBJECTS: biology, evolution, science history
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesWayback Machine

DESCRIPTION: Search through over 150 billion web pages archived from 1996 to a few months ago. To start searching the Wayback archive, type in the web address of a site or page where you would like to start, and press enter. Select from the archived dates available. The resulting pages point to other archived pages at as close a date as possible.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains imagesWeb Gallery of Art (WGoA)

DESCRIPTION: WGA is a searchable bibliographic database of European painting and sculpture from 12th to mid-19th centuries. Its goal is to present Renaissance art as comprehensively as possible, while also covering its Medieval roots as well as its evolution to Baroque and Rococo via Mannerism. New additions include material on the periods of Neoclassicism and Romanticism. The collection is supplemented by a glossary containing images, articles on art terms, relevant historical events, personages, cities, museums and churches.

SUBJECTS: art history
 
more information Web Sites of Archives in British Columbia

DESCRIPTION: Web Sites of Archives in British Columbia is a directory of archives throughout B.C. It provides information about internet resources and links to online finding aids.

NOTE: While many of the archives accessed through this directory may be accessed online, not all will have accessible digital holdings or allow for online searching. To search for and access materials you may need to visit the archive concerned.
 
more information Some full text available Resource contains audio Resource contains images Resource contains videoWikimedia Commons

DESCRIPTION: Managed by the Wikimedia Foundation, Wikimedia Commons is an online repository of free-use images, sound, video and other media files. It holds over 19 million media files.
 
more information Restricted Resource Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide (WESW) Help Guide

DESCRIPTION: Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide is the world's largest index to literature on wild mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. It is comprised of records from Wildlife Review Abstracts, formerly Wildlife Review, a print publication produced by the U.S. National Biological Service. Approximately 18,000 records are added every year. Comprehensive coverage includes more than a million bibliographic records and abstracts, with topic areas such as studies of individual species, habitat types, hunting, economics, wildlife behavior, management techniques, diseases, ecotourism, zoology and taxonomy.

SUBJECTS: diseases, economics, ecotourism, geography, habitat types, hunting, management techniques, species, taxonomy, wildlife behavior, zoology.

COVERAGE: 1900 +
 
more information Some full text availableWorld Digital Library (WDL)

DESCRIPTION: WDL makes available online and free of charge significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world. Use to the WDL to access and study cultural materials and artifacts from around the world. The WDL holdings include manuscripts, maps, rare books, musical scores, recordings, films, prints, photographs, and architectural drawings.

Browse by place, time, topic, type of item, and contributing institution. Open ended searches are also possible and include features such as interactive geographic clusters, timelines, and Item-level descriptions and interviews with curators about featured items.

The WDL was developed by the U.S. Library of Congress with the support of the United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and contributions and financial support from partner institutions and private companies and foundations.
 
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableWorld History in Context Help Guide
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DESCRIPTION: (formerly History Resource Center) World History in Context is a comprehensive collection of reference materials, full-text articles from leading scholarly publications, an array of primary sources, and images, maps and charts which provide expansive geographic and chronological research materials for the study of world history. This digital archive is supported with over 1,800 primary sources, over 27 reference titles and more than 110 journals.

SUBJECTS: world history, Ancient Mediterranean, Ancient Near East and Asia, Middle Ages, the Renaissance, modern Middle East, Latin America
 
more information World Wealth & Income Database (WID)

DESCRIPTION: The World Wealth & Income Database (WID) provides access to data on the historical evolution of the world distribution of income and wealth, both within countries and between countries. You can also download the open-access datasets.
 
more information WorldCat

DESCRIPTION: WorldCat is a union catalogue containing over 300 million different records pointing to over 1.4 billion physical and digital assets in more than 470 languages. Itemizing the collections of 71,000 libraries in 112 countries it is the world's largest bibliographic database. OCLC makes WorldCat itself available free to libraries. Use it to find items in other libraries near you or to find items in other libraries in order to make an InterLibrary Loan request.

WorldCat is built and maintained collectively by libraries participating in the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) consortium.
 
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