Gale Artemis Literary Sources integrates full-text literary content with metadata and subject indexing and provides workflow tools to analyze information. You can research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Search across your library's Literature databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.
Gale Artemis Primary Sources is an integrated research environment that allows users to search across all of their Gale primary source collections. Artemis Primary Sources takes users beyond a simple search and retrieve workflow, allowing them to analyze content using frequency and term-relationship tools. Through intuitive subject-indexing users will discover new material even in the most familiar of content sets.
Gale™ takes literature, history and culture to the next level with the largest, most extensive compilation of literary commentary available: Literature Criticism Online. Imagine centuries of analysis - the scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals - delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals. The net result is tens of thousands of hard-to-find essays at your fingertips. It's all designed to raise the level of research while providing the around-the-clock remote access that today's researchers demand.
Formerly known as History Resource Center: World, you can search this database to find research materials on topics and people related to history.
The digital library catalogue of la bibliothèque nationale de France provides access to digitized works, images, and sound resources, the majority of which are in French. Coverage includes history, literature, sciences, philosophy, law, economics and political science and runs from the Middle Ages to the Nineteenth Century.
This database focuses on providing information on gender and work from a feminist political economy perspective. The modules included are health care, migration, precarious employment, technology, unions, and unpaid work.
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This database provides full text access to articles in subjects such as gender studies, health and medicine, multicultural studies, sociology and social work, and women's studies.
Note: This database was formerly named InfoTrac Gender Studies Collection.
This database provides access to a range of general and scholarly journals and magazines in a variety of subject areas, including history, music, Canadian Studies, business, sociology, philosophy and religion and others.
Search this database for articles on topics such as architecture, archaeology, biology, chemistry, botany, computer science, physics, engineering and geography.
Note: This database was formerly named InfoTrac General Science Collection.
Search this database for materials on scientific subjects, including biology, earth sciences, the environment, physics, astronomy and chemistry
GeoRef is a comprehensive geosciences database which contains over 3 million references to articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses. While full text is not provided directly through this database, in many cases full text content can be accessed through other databases AU Library subscribes to.
The Getty Research Institute provides access to a vocabulary of place names around the world.
Search a comprehensive database of worldwide English-language, in-print and forthcoming titles that includes books, audios and videos. Access Bowker's Author Biography Database and Publisher Authority Database.
This database provides market information on countries, industries, companies as well as consumer expenditure information. You may access information either by searching or browsing.
Access to the electronic edition of the Globe & Mail is now provided through this link, with archives as far back as January 1, 2000.
Access a full text archive of the Globe and Mail newspaper dating back to 1844 and current up to Dec. 2001. See also: from 01/01/1997 to present in CPI.Q. from 60 days ago to present in Library PressDisplay
This is a free downloadable tool from Google that allows you to explore the Earth, even your own street, via satellite imagery. Google incorporates directory type information and special features such as images and articles about Africa from National Geographic.
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.
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Note: To search AU Library databases: Click on "Settings". In the box labeled "Library Links" type athabasca and then click "search." Put a checkmark in the box beside all links labelled "Athabasca Univ. Library". Click "Save". In Google Scholar results, if AU subscribes to the resource, you will see a link to "Athabasca Univ. Library." You will need to authenticate through the library system.
To import references to RefWorks from Google Scholar, choose "Settings". Choose RefWorks from the drop down list next to the box labelled "Bibliography Manager", and click Save. An "Import to RefWorks" link should appear under citations in results lists.
Access Government of Canada information available electronically from Statistics Canada, Library of Parliament, Finance Canada, Industry Canada, etc.
Search this database of U.S. Government publications. Includes references to congressional committee reports and hearings, debates, documents from executive departments, and more.
The ARTFL Project (University of Chicago) provides access to Le Grand dictionnaire historique, ou le Mélange curieux de l'Histoire sacrée et profane, etc., compiled by Louis Moréri from 1671 to 1759. Moréri's dictionnaire was an important predecessor to modern encyclopedias and went through 20 editions before it succumbed to Diderot and d'Alembert's Encyclopédie. Moréri's work defended the worldview of the Roman Catholic Church, and emphasized historical and biographical entries.
From Office de la langue française, Quebec this dictionary contains over 3 million English and French terms in 200 fields of activity.
This collection was formerly known as the Canadian Directory to Foundations & Corporations . It provides detailed information on Canadian grant making foundations, corporate community investment programs, and government funding programs. It also includes American foundations that will fund Canadian charities.
Grove Art Online provides access to The Dictionary of Art and The Oxford Companion to Western Art. It includes biographies, bibliographies, entries on art and art forms, geography, styles and culture and time periods.
Grove Music Online includes The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, second edition, in full text.