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™ 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.
Note: Please be aware that the call numbers provided in this database may not be applicable in the AU catalogue
. To find out if AU Library has an item, please do a title search in the catalogue
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.
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.