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The Sabin Americana Collection is based on Joseph Sabin's bibliography and provides full text access to more than 400 years worth of primary documents published about the Americas.
Access hundreds of full text journals through Sage, nearly a third of which are owned by professional associations and societies. The "extensive list of journals spans more than 30 disciplines and includes some of the premier journals in the social sciences and medicine and technology."
Sage Reference (Available to Athabasca University faculty, staff, and students) This database provides access to a number of handbooks and encyclopedias on subjects including anthropology, health and social welfare, politics and international relations, business and psychology.
A citation index allows you to search an article's cited references and enables you to use a published article that you know to locate later articles that cite it. This index provides access to major journals across 164 scientific disciplines.
ScienceDirect is one of the world's largest providers of scientific, technical and medical (STM) literature. Access a selection of journals from Elsevier Science covering all fields of science (including journal titles from Business, Psychology, Arts and Humanities, and Social Science).
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This database provides full text access to not only all of Shakespeare's works, but also to general reference data, literary criticism and primary source material.
This collection includes materials on trans-Atlantic slavery and abolition. It includes both manuscript and rare printed materials.
Access "a virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions." The collection includes the published recordings of the non-profit Smithsonian Folkways Recordings label and the archival audio collections of other labels. The collection also includes music recorded around the African continent by Dr. Hugh Tracey for the International Library of African Music at Rhodes University as well as material collected by recordists on the South Asian subcontinent from the Archive Research Centre for Ethnomusicology, sponsored by the American Institute for Indian Studies.
A citation index allows you to search an article's cited references and enables you to use a published article that you know to locate later articles that cite it. This index provides access to journals spanning 50 social sciences disciplines and includes individually selected, relevant items from thousands of the world's leading scientific and technical journals.
This database is an excellent starting point for researching sociology topics. SocINDEX with Full Text replaces and provides equivalent coverage to Sociological Abstracts database along with improved access to full text articles.
Formerly known as Springer-Verlag Journals, from this site you are able to access hundreds of Springer-Verlag and Kluwer journal titles, with considerable full text online. Coverage includes Chemical Sciences, Computer Sciences, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Geosciences, Law, Life Sciences, Mathematics, Medicine, Physics, and Astronomy.
The Encyclopedia is published by The Metaphysics Research Lab Center for the Study of Language and Information, Stanford University. Each entry is maintained and updated by an expert or group of experts in the field.
(Available to Athabasca University faculty, staff, and students)
The Statesman's Yearbook has been published continuously since 1864 and provides access to information about countries, international organizations, essays and fact sheets.
Containing information from the 2011Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, this resource presents a statistical profile for all Canadian communities (cities, towns, villages, Indian Reserves and Settlements, etc.,) for metropolitan areas and for health regions. Includes information on education, income and work, families and dwellings, births and deaths, general population information, and health information. A mapping feature is available for viewing the location of a community within Canada.
The Statistics Canada Web site contains a great deal of information, including: census data, Canadian statistics and tabular data on aspects of Canada's economy, land, people and government. This site also provides directory information and links to other Web sites.
This is a German-English-German dictionary that also includes German-Spanish-German.
This site provides access to Supreme Court cases back as far as 1876. The database is searchable, and browsable by date, reports volume or name.
Developed at George Mason University, the Syllabus Finder searches hundreds of thousands of world-wide English-language syllabi posted online by educators. This is a very useful search tool when you are already aware of a relevant book or article. Use Syllabus Finder to search for the title and, if an instructor has listed it in an online syllabus, there is a good chance that other items he or she lists could be relevant to your research.