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ECO is produced by the Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions (CIHM). It is a digital library providing access to more than 3,000 books and pamphlets documenting Canadian history up to the late 19th century. The collection is strong in women's history, literature, trade and exploration, and native studies.
Access primary documents that tell the story of interactions between cultural groups and encounters with environments between 1534 and 1860. The database includes letters, diaries, memoirs and other accounts of early encounters. Detailed indexing permits searching by authors, environments, flora, fauna, peoples, events, etc. For example, you can identify all encounters between the French and the Huron between 1650 and 1700.
The netLibrary collection is now known as E-Books on EBSCOHost, and provides access to more than 8000 eBook titles on a range of subjects, including literature and criticism, business, philosophy, religion, political science and psychology, among others.
Access a growing e-book collection spanning all academic subject areas from a variety of prestigious academic publishers.
This database is now known as LearnTechLib. Please visit LearnTechLib to access resource.
EDRS provides full text access to ERIC documents, and covers a variety of eduction related topics.
This database provides access to a range of publications related to education, including adult education, distance education, library science, instructional media and teaching methods.
Education Research Complete provides access to literature published in the area of education, ranging from early childhood to higher education. In addition to indexing journals, it also contains full text for more than 70 books and monographs, and for a number of conference papers.
Search or browse archaeological traditions in this full-text, fully-indexed archaeology database, published annually by Human Relations Area Files (HRAF). The documents (books, journal articles, dissertations) are indexed at the paragraph-level for quick retrieval of information.
Search or browse cultures in this full-text, fully-indexed cultural database, published annually by Human Relations Area Files (HRAF). It focuses on mostly pre-industrial cultures from around the world, and on North American immigrant groups. The documents (books, journal articles, dissertations) are indexed at the paragraph-level for quick retrieval of information.
Access digitized 18th Century books for information in the fields of history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, science, etc.
The Eighteenth Century Journals I & II collection contains rare journals published between 1693 and 1799. Topics covered in these journals include all aspects of eighteenth century social, political and literary life. Among the specific subjects covered are marriage, morality, theatre and opera, religion, Alexander Pope, the Irish Rebellion, the French and American revolutions, radicalism and education.
Through this database it is possible to access primary source documents from the 18th century. Materials indexed in this database include letters and other documents, some of which are in the language of original publication.
The Electronic Journals Library allows you to search for academic scholarly journals on the web. It indexes titles that provide full text freely available on the web and those that only provide citations and abstracts. To locate full text for items which are not available freely, please search the AU Journal Title List by the name of the journal.
The AU Library no longer subscribes to eLibrary Canada. Please use the Discover search box tool on the Library's home page. You can also use Canadian Newsstream to look for articles in Canadian newspapers. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Use this powerful business research tool to access full text articles and abstracts from international publications in a wide range of management disciplines including strategy, leadership, library and information management, marketing and human resource management as well as titles in engineering, applied science and technology.
This database of primary source materials covers publications related to aspects of the empire and colonial experience. Topics include cultural contact, 1492-1969, literature and empire, the visible empire, religion and empire, and race, class, imperialsim and colonialism, c 1607-2007. It also contains information on Ireland and the empire, 1607-1969.
Encyclopaedia Islamica is a 16 volume encyclopedia consisting of an abridged and edited translation of the Persian Dāʾirat al-Maʿārif-i Buzurg-i Islāmī, one of the most comprehensive sources on Islam and the Muslim world.
The Encyclopaedia of Judaism provides a full account of Judaism, beginning in ancient Israelite times and extending to the present. The encyclopedia covers the religion, its diverse history, literature, past and present beliefs, observances, practices and world-view, and place in the context of society and culture.
This award winning online encyclopedia on mythology, folklore and legends contains over 6100 definitions of gods and goddesses, supernatural beings and legendary creatures and monsters from all over the world.
This encyclopedia provides access to comprehensive coverage of the issues, concepts, trends, and technologies of distance learning with articles by over 400 international contributors from over 35 countries.
EET is maintained by San Diego State University. It consists of a collection of brief multimedia articles on topics related to instructional design and education and training. There is some particularly useful content for distance education topics as well as for cognition and learning.
The Encyclopedia of Life is a collaborative scientific effort led by the Field Museum of Natural History, Harvard University, Marine Biological Laboratory, Missouri Botanical Garden, Smithsonian Institution, and Biodiversity Heritage Library, a consortium including the core institutions and also the American Museum of Natural History (New York), Natural History Museum (London), New York Botanical Garden, and Royal Botanic Gardens (Kew).
This is now part of the Canadian Encyclopedia and run by Historica Canada. The Second Edition of The Encyclopedia of Music in Canada (1992) is designed to enable musicians, music scholars, students, and music lovers globally to have immediate access to information about music in Canada.
The Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures (EWIC) is an interdisciplinary, transhistorical and global project. It brings together upwards of 1,000 scholars to write critical essays on women, Muslim and non-Muslim, and Islamic cultures in every region where there have been significant Muslim populations. It aims to cover every topic for which there is significant research, examining these regions from the period just before the rise of Islam to the present.
This site allows you to search the online version of the Columbia Encyclopedia, sixth edition. This popular one-volume desk encyclopedia is enhanced with links to newspaper and magazine articles and pictures and maps provided by the eLibrary digital archive.
Access a number of manuals that provide information on proper speech and writing, including Strunk's Elements of Style and Fowler's The King's English.
This database indexes literature published in the areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources marine and freshwater science, geography, pollution, environmental technology and law, public policy, and urban planning.
Search this database for full text articles on subjects including agriculture, biology, business, earth sciences, ecology, energy, mining, environmental studies, food science, political science and health and medicine.
Search the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) database, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education, for indexing and abstracts of journal and non-journal items in the field of education. ERIC Documents (items with an ED number) issued after 1993 are available fulltext.
Research tip: EBSCO and Proquest offer the added advantage of linking to some full text journal articles (EJ items).
Érudit provides access to French language scholarly materials from journals, e-books, proceedings, and theses in the humanities and social sciences, and the natural sciences.
Access a collection of publicly available electronic books from academic presses on topics in the arts and sciences. The collection is searchable and can be browsed by subject, author, or title. eScholarship Editions are published by the California Digital Library.
This video database provides online access to more than 1000 films on the topics of human culture and behaviour, from influential film makers. The database also contains interviews, field notes, raw footage and and studies.
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Access a glossary of legal terms “from the common to the bizarre” from Nolo, an American provider of “do-it-yourself legal solutions for consumers and small businesses”.
This database provides access to a range of resources related to the humanities, social sciences, physical sciences and technology.