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AATA Online: Abstracts of International Conservation Literature

AATA Online provides access to abstracts of literature pertaining to the preservation and conservation of material cultural heritage, including works of art and archaeological and architectural sites and materials. Coverage includes journals, books, reports, conference proceedings, dissertations, audiovisual and digital resources, "Art and Archaeology Technical Abstracts" (AATA), abstracts published by the Fogg Art Museum and the Freer Gallery of Art and all of the AATA special subject supplements.

Note: The database does not require registration but users may register, at no charge, to set personal preferences and save searches.

ABI/INFORM Global AU staff and students onlyebookSome Full Text

ABI/Inform Complete is a comprehensive business database which includes a large number of full text journals, dissertations, working papers, newspapers such as The Wall Street Journal and The Financial Times, and country and industry reports and data.

Academic One File AU staff and students onlySome Full Text

This multidisciplinary database provides access to full text articles in a range of subject areas, with coverage dating back as far as 1980. Also known as Gale Academic OneFile, it connects learners to the information they’re looking for with tools that make discovery fast and easy. This premier periodical resource provides millions of articles from scholarly journals and other authoritative sources with extensive coverage in key subject areas, such as biology, chemistry, criminal justice, economics, environmental science, history, marketing, political science, and psychology.

Academic Search Alumni AU staff and students onlySome Full Text

The database offers information in nearly every area of academic study including biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion & theology, and more.

Note: If you are a current AU student, staff or faculty member, we recommend that you search Academic Search Complete, a more comprehensive database.

Academic Search Complete AU staff and students onlyLois Hole Campus Alberta Digital LibrarySome Full Text

Academic Search Complete is a multidisciplinary full text database which provides access to more than 5500 full text periodicals, the majority of which are peer-reviewed. It also includes abstracts for more than 9500 journals, and contains pdf content back as far as 1865. The database also includes monographs, reports, and conference proceedings.

ACJNet (Access to Justice Network) Some Full Text

A project of the Legal Studies, Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta, ACJNet makes available information and educational resources on justice and legal issues of interest to Canadians. There are links to Canadian news releases relevant to law and justice; a section on Canadian Law with quick access to bills, cases, by-laws, statutes, and other primary legal materials; information about law-related services; and a resource centre that links to electronic journals, magazines, newspapers and common ready reference tools such as dictionaries.

ACM Digital Library AU staff and students onlySome Full Text

Search this database from ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) to access quality information in the scientific computing field. Includes full text articles from ACM magazines, journals and conference proceedings as well as publications from affiliated organizations.


This bibliographic database provides citations for articles on topics related to Africa and African women. It is searchable by geographic region and country.

African Index Medicus

The World Health Organization, in collaboration with the Association for Health Information and Libraries in Africa (AHILA), has developed an international index to improve access to what has been published on health issues in African countries and to promote global visibility of African medical and biomedical publishers.

African Journals Online Some Full Text Open Access

Use this database to search scholarly journals published within Africa and covering a variety of academic disciplines.

African Studies Abstracts Online

This indexing and abstracting service focuses on materials published about the sub-Saharan African region. It deals with a range of topics in the social sciences and humanities, including history, anthropology, geology, language and literature, geography and ecology.

African Women's Bibliographic Database

The database indexes books, government documents, articles in edited books, journal and other periodical articles, theses and dissertations, conference papers, and videocassettes published in English about African women. It is an "outgrowth of a three volume work published in 1989 by Greenwood Press that indexed materials on African Women published during the International Women's Decade, 1975-1985."

Agriculture Collection AU staff and students onlySome Full Text

Search this database for information on topics such as agriculture, earth sciences, ecology, business and environmental science. Also known as Gale OneFile: Agriculture, it provides access to journals covering agriculture and its related fields. Researchers can access current and authoritative periodical content that spans the industry—from practical aspects of farming to cutting-edge scientific research in horticulture.

AHFS Consumer Medication Information AU staff and students onlySome Full Text

This database of medication information is a recognized standard for patient drug information. This trusted, independent resource is the backbone of consumer drug information for many popular websites, including the National Library of Medicine.

Alt HealthWatch AU staff and students onlySome Full Text

Use this database to research topics in alternative medicine and health. Made available through the TAL Subscriptions Alberta agreement.

Note: To search a number of EBSCO databases at once, click on the "Choose Databases" tab from the database search screen.

American Chemical Society Journals AU staff and students only Open Access

Access full text articles from the journals Environmental Science & Technology, and the Journal of Chemical Education. You can also view over 1000 open access articles.

Note: To access full-text articles, select either Environmental Science & Technology or the Journal of Chemical Education from the Publications A-Z list. To browse open access articles, select "View all 1,000+ Open Access Articles".

Anthropological Index of the Royal Anthropological Institute

The Anthropological Index is based on the anthropology journal collection of the Anthropology Library at The British Museum. More than 100,000 records have been indexed, reaching as far back as 1957.

APIRS Online: The Database of Aquatic, Wetland and Invasive Plants

From the Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants, the University of Florida, this database provides information about research articles, books and reports on plant ecology, physiology, utilization and control.

Applied Science Full Text AU staff and students onlySome Full Text

Applied Science Full Text provides access to scholarly materials in a range of subjects in the sciences including physics, atmospheric sciences, marine technology and geology.

Note: The collection is available through OmniFile Full Text Mega

Archive of European Integration Some Full Text Open Access

Supported by the University Library System, University of Pittsburg, this electronic repository and archive provides access to research materials on the topic of European integration and unification. Coverage includes independently-produced research materials and official European Community/European Union documents.

Arctic Science and Technology Information System (ASTIS)

The ASTIS database contains abstracts of government, academic and industry publications and research projects about northern Canada, and is maintained by the Arctic Institute of North America, University of Calgary.

ARIBIB: Astronomisches Rechen-Institut Bibliographical Database for Astronomical References

This database provides citations for articles on topics related to astronomy. Articles may be from conference proceedings or journals.

ArticleFirst AU staff and students only

Search this index of articles from the table of contents pages of thousands of journals in Science, Technology, Medicine, Social Sciences, Business, the Humanities, and Popular Culture.

Note: To log in, use "100137078" as the Authorization number, and "smext2mxt" as the password.

Arts and Humanities Citation Index via Web of Science AU staff and students only

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 covers the world's leading arts and humanities journals and individually selected, relevant items from thousands of major science and social science journals.

Note: To search only the Arts and Humanities Citation Index, click on "More settings". De-select all databases except Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI) --1975-present. e-Print archive Some Full Text Open Access

arXiv is an e-print database that provides access to materials in physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science and quantitative biology.