A to Z list of all databases
Academic Search Complete
Description: Comprehensive scholarly full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.
Categories: Chemistry, Physics, Science, Technology, Biology, Anthropology
Description: Online access to the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, the McGraw-Hill Yearbooks of Science & Technology, and the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms.
Alberta Learning's Online Reference Centre
Categories: Upgrading, Education
Description: Available to faculty and students in Adult Upgrading (K to Grade 12), and Education Studies. To access Alberta Learning’s Online databases, students must get the username and passwords from their instructors.
Description: Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers libraries full-text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports.
Categories: Visual Art; Architecture; Archaeology
Description: ARTstor is a repository of hundreds of thousands of digital art images and related data. Important note: If you wish to access this database from home, you must first set up a personal account from an on-campus computer. Library staff can assist you. Use this personal account ID and password to connect from home for 120 days.
ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials
Categories: Philosophy, Religion
Description: Covers biblical studies, world religions, church history, and religion in social issues. Coverage spans from 1949 to the present. This database is produced by the American Theological Library Association.
Categories: Geography, Canadian
Description: The Atlas of Canada provides interactive digital maps and explanatory information organized by themes (e.g., Climate Change; Economy). See the Learning Resources section for lesson plans and other learning materials.
Bibliography of Native North Americans
Categories: Aborginal and History
Description: Covers native North American culture, history, and life. Contains abstracts and some full-text. Topics covered include archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy. Dates of coverage range from the sixteenth century to the present.
Business and Company Resource Center
Categories: Business, Trades
Description: Company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information.
Business Source Complete
Categories: Business, Human Resources
Description: Offers a collection of bibliographic and full-text content with searchable cited references for more than 1,300 journals. Business Source Complete contains detailed author profiles for the 40,000 most-cited authors in the database. Additional full-text, non-journal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses, faculty seminars (videos), and more.
Categories: Canadian Directory
Description: Integrates the content of 6 directories into a single online Canadian resource; Associations Canada; Canadian Almanac & Directory; Canadian Environmental Directory; Financial Services Canada; Governments Canada; Directory of Libraries in Canada
Categories: Education, Encyclopedia, General, Canadian
Description: A free, comprehensive, and accurate source of information on Canada for students and educators. Also includes the Youth Encyclopedia, Encyclopedia of Music in Canada, feature articles, and selections from Maclean's Magazine.
Categories: Business, Human Relations, Canadian
Description: Practical information useful to companies, unions, & their advisors in labour and employee relations. Arbitration case reviews; monthly features; economic indicators; collective bargaining calendar; and working conditions/compensation.
Categories: English Literature, Canadian
Description: Book and reference content from Essays on Canadian Writing Press (ECW Press). Includes book reviews, essays, author biographies, and literary criticism.
Categories: News, Canadian
Description: Full text coverage of many Canadian newspapers, including The Globe and Mail (1977-current), The National Post (1998-current; delayed 2 days), and The Edmonton Journal (1989-current; delayed 2 days).
Categories: Critical thinking, Research writing
Description: Covering 100 key topics of interest to Canadian researchers, this database provides a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Critical Thinking Guides for every topic covered help the student judge Fact vs. Opinion and helps enhance critical thinking skills.
Categories: Encyclopedia, News, Canadian
Description: Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books.
Description: Includes detailed occupation profiles, information on Colleges, Universities, and apprenticeships, as well as tools to aid in career choice including a personal portfolio tool with a built-in resume builder.
Categories: Business, News, Canadian
Description: Covers all the content from the Canadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA) databases. Coverage includes current events, business, education, news, science, and more, all with a Canadian focus. Some full text is available.
Description: Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries is the premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education. More than 35,000 librarians, faculty, and key decision makers rely on Choice magazine and Choice Reviews Online for collection development and scholarly research.
Description: Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants Handbook. Includes Accounting, Assurance, MD&A, Public Sector, Risk Management & Governance.
Categories: Health, Nursing
Description: Comprehensive, full text coverage for more than 560 nursing & allied health journals. Covers publications from 1937 to the present.
Categories: Economics, Sociology, Canadian, Statistics
Description: Research reports, webinars and conference proceedings made available through The Conference Board of Canada, a not-for-profit Canadian organization dedicated to researching and analyzing economic trends, as well as organizational performance and public policy issues. All documents are free to download. Live webinars have a charge, but once they are recorded they are free. The library does cover the charge of live webinars.
Categories: News, Canadian, Library Information
Description: Covers a comprehensive list of Canadian and international journals and magazines, along with Canadian biographies and selected sections of the Globe and Mail.
Categories: History, Canadian
Description: A digital library providing access to 2,358,069 pages of Canada's printed heritage. Features works published from the time of the first European settlers up to the early 20th Century.
Description: Over 52,000 e-books - and growing - in all academic subject areas. Unlimited, multi-user access - no checkouts!
Description: Covers all levels of education from early childhood to higher education. Provides full text for more than 900 journals; also includes full text for some books and conference papers and books.
Categories: Environment, Science
Description: Covers agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, and urban planning. The database contains full text for more than 600 journals.
Categories: Aboriginal, History
Description: eHRAF Archaeology is a full-text, fully-indexed archaeology database. HRAF stands for the Human Relations Area Files, based at Yale University.
Categories: Anthropology, Aboriginal, History
Description: eHRAF World Cultures is a cross-cultural database that contains full-text information on a representative number of world cultures. Coverage includes books, dissertations, journal articles and government documents.
Categories: Education, Psychology
Description: ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center, contains more than 2,200 digests and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals.
Categories: Economics, Sociology, Canadian, Statistics
Description: Statistics Canada and Census information. Requires a username & password -- ask at the library.
Categories: Anthropology, Aboriginal, History, Sociology, Women's Studies, Economics, International Studies
Description: Includes over 400 streaming videos on human culture and behaviour. The collection covers every region of the world and features the work of many of the most influential documentary filmmakers of the 20th century, including interviews, previously unreleased raw footage, field notes, study guides, and more.
Categories: Trades, Business
Description: Online videos in two areas: Technical Education (Trades) and Business & Economics. These videos come with Public Performance Rights in Canada so that they can be shown in a class room. By the terms of our licence agreement these videos can also be linked into secure online classes.
Categories: Aboriginal, History
Description: This free database indexes journals with Canadian Native content. Provides access to information about First Nations for students, educators, and researchers.
Description: Search the Fort McMurray Today archives from Nov. 1, 1999 to the present. Only available on-campus.
Categories: Country Facts & Data, Culture
Description: This is a "Country Culture" database containing 92 data sets of structured content for 175 countries 17,500 data sets total, with 8,000,000 words of editorial content.
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Description: Covers consumer health information. Coverage includes more than 130 full text, consumer health magazines.
Categories: Librarianship, Information retrieval.
Description: LISTA indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings extending back to mid-1960s. Subjects covered include librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.
Categories: Encyclopedia, English Literature
Description: Biographical information, overviews, full text literary criticism and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.
Categories: Language training
Description: Mango Languages online language-learning system is available in two versions. One is Mango Complete, a 100-lesson course that is designed to provide a deep understanding of a language and its culture. It is available in 31 foreign language and 14 ESL courses. The second is Mango Basic, which teaches everyday greetings, gratitudes, goodbyes and helpful phrases in a short period of time and is designed to appeal to a beginner in a new language. The courses, which require only two to five hours of time to complete, are currently available in 34 foreign languages and 15 English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. All first time users are required to create a user profile.
Categories: Encyclopedia, General
Description: Multidisciplinary full text coverage for more than 1,730 general reference publications. Also includes an image collection of 235,186 photos, maps and flags.
Description: The mission of this consumer health web site is "to empower people to manage their health" by "providing useful and up-to-date information and tools that reflect the expertise and standard of excellence of Mayo Clinic."
Categories: Biology, Chemistry, Environment, Science
Description: Search E-Journals published by the National Research Council Canada. Topics covered include biology, chemistry, civil engineering, environment, earth sciences, fisheries, forest research, genetics, geography, microbiology, physics, and pharmacology.
Description: A multidisciplinary, 100 % full text database covering a wide range of disciplines, including education.
Description: The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.
Categories: Power Engineering
Description: Includes sections of online standards from CSA, ASME, API, CGSB, CGA, and NFPA
Categories: Humanities, Social Sciences, Arts
Description: Project Muse offers a comprehensive selection of prestigious humanities and social sciences journals. All journals participating in Project MUSE are peer-reviewed, scholarly titles. The basic criteria for participation in MUSE are that the journal must be peer-reviewed, be published by a not-for-profit press or scholarly society, and be a sensible fit with titles in the humanities, the social sciences and the arts.
Description: PsycARTICLES , from the American Psychological Association (APA), contains 150,000 articles from 80 journals published by the APA. Coverage from 1894 to present.
Description: PsycINFO , from the American Psychological Association (APA), contains nearly 2.3 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines, dating as far back as the 1800s. 97 percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed.
Description: Comprehensive full text articles for more than 50 sources from regional business publications (including titles from Crain Communications).
Categories: Information Technology, Computers
Description: An online collection of technical (IT-related) books from a number of different publishers. Keyano College's subscription includes only technical books written in the current year or in the previous two years.
Categories: English Literature
Description: Access a collection of materials supporting literary, textual, historical, and performance studies. Resources include the most recent Arden Shakespeare editions of the complete works, as well as adaptations of Shakespeare's works, other works published during Shakespeare's time, prompt books, criticism, reviews, and images.
Description: Contains abstracts and some full text for core journals in sociology dating back as far as 1908. Also includes full text for more than 720 books and monographs, and full text for 6,743 conference papers.
Description: A time-saving portal to thousands of online resources you can use to explore children's and young adult books and their authors. Provides immediate access to useful materials and exciting programs (short movies, audio book readings, book discussion guides, and more) that add a multimedia dimension to reading in the classroom, library, and home.
Use TeachingBooks.net to look up any favorite author — from David Macaulay to J.K. Rowling, from Dr. Seuss to Shakespeare — or any title (fiction or nonfiction). You instantly get search results filled with online teaching / learning resources about that author or specific book.
Categories: Encyclopedia, General
Description: Contains encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites. Offers three levels: Kids, Student, and Advanced.
Description: From ancient Europe to Latin America and from the Far East to the Renaissance, world history curricula is supported with over 1,800 primary sources, over 27 reference titles and more than 110 full-text journals.