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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.
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This multidisciplinary database provides access to full text articles in a range of subject areas, with coverage dating back as far as 1980.
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.
Search an online version of McGraw-Hill's Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, updated to include late-breaking news stories, recent research developments and links to related Web sites.
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.
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.
Use this database to research topics in alternative medicine and health. Made available through the TAL Subscriptions Alberta agreement.
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.
AU Press is the centre of scholarly publishing expertise for Athabasca University, Canada's Open University. It is the first scholarly press to be established by a Canadian university in the twenty-first century. We are dedicated to the dissemination of knowledge and research through open access digital journals and monographs, as well as through new electronic media.
Our geographical focus is on Canada, the North American West, and the Circumpolar North. One of our mandates is to publish innovative and experimental works (in both fiction and non-fiction) that challenge established canons, subjects, and formats. We cultivate the areas of open-, distance-, and e-learning. We promote neglected forms such as diary, memoir, and oral history.
This is a database of open access journals. The journal articles are freely accessible online and include both the sciences and the humanities
BioMed Central is an independent publishing house committed to providing immediate free access to peer-reviewed biomedical research. Provides access to over 300 open access journals. It is possible to use BioMed to search for journals in PubMed.
Books@Ovid provides access to 344 e-books on various health related topics. The collection is both browseable and searchable.
If you need assistance retrieving data on the CIHI website, please contact Doug Kariel.
Access a database of common and scientific names of poisonous plants, distribution by province and territory, descriptive information, references and links.
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Access current cardiovascular disease statistics in Canada. The database shows trends for cardiovascular disease mortality and hospital separations by province and territory, by age group, over time. Includes graphs and tables and instructions for downloading the information.
CBCA Complete is a comprehensive database of Canadian materials, and comprises CBCA Business, CBCA Education, and CBCA Reference & Current Events. It includes full text journal articles, trade publications, dissertations, books, newspapers and magazines.
The CCRIS database was developed by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and contains chemical records with carcinogenicity, mutagenicity, tumor promotion, and tumor inhibition test results. Data are derived from studies cited in primary journals, current awareness tools, NCI reports, and other sources. Test results have been reviewed by experts in carcinogenesis and mutagenesis.
This database, from the National Library of Medicine, allows users to search for detailed information about chemicals and substances.
Access full text and citations for journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. Includes legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials.
The Center for International Rehabilitation Research Information and Exchange (CIRRIE) database provides access to citations of international disability and rehabilitation research published between 1990 and the present.
The Canadian Medical Association. Provides access to guidelines that are produced or endorsed in Canada by a national, provincial/territorial or regional medical or health organization, professional society, government agency or expert panel.
Access a collection of evidence-based medicine databases, including The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.
Search this bibliographic database produced by the agencies of the National Institute of Health for topics relating to health and medicine.
Access a selection of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri and books of quotations, as well as subject-specific online reference books for business, science, law, history and other disciplines.
NOTE: For theses and dissertations from January 2011, visit the DTheses site.
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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.
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.
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.
FAOSTAT provides time-series and cross sectional data relating to food and agriculture for some 200 countries.
This online streaming video database provides access to a range of content across areas of the AU curriculum.
This site is dedicated to the promotion of free access to medical journals over the Internet. Journals are listed by specialty, and alphabetically by title, and non-English journals are listed as well.
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.
This is a portal for Statistics Canada health information. There are links to various surveys, statistical tools, and information about the health of Canadians. Some of the actual data is only be available to AU students, faculty and staff. The descriptions and general information is available to anyone.
This profile features health region data from a number of sources including Statistics Canada's health surveys, administrative data, and the census of population. The application is designed to give quick access to the latest health-related data available for a selected health region, providing the corresponding provincial data by default, but users can easily select any region of choice for comparison.
This product presents comparable time-series data for a range of health indicators from a number of sources including the Canadian Community Health Survey, Vital Statistics, and Canadian Cancer Registry. The application is designed to give quick access to recent trends that can be customized by indicator or by geography.
The Humanities Text Initiative, a unit of the University of Michigan's Digital Library Production Service, collaborates with other U of M units and partners with other institutions to convert, create and deliver online texts and resources. You can access a number of freely available collections on the site.
InformaHealthcare.com combines the pharmaceutical, life science and medical journal titles published by Informa Healthcare onto one platform to simplify your experience, and deliver online content from more than 170 journals.
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Over 20,000 titles covering a broad range of subjects are available for searching or for browsing by author, title, or Dewey Decimal Classification.
Search this database of hundreds of journals from over 50 publishers and societies covering Clinical Medicine, Behavioral & Social Sciences, Life Sciences, Nursing, Physical Science & Engineering, and Psychology. Full text is included for selected titles, with particular strength in the areas of nursing and medicine.
The Learned Journals Collection from the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers is not available. Please use the AU Journal Title list to search for the title of the journal that you are looking for. If it isn't available, please contact the Library or submit an Interlibrary loan request.
We also suggest that you use the Discover tool on the Library's home page to search for articles.
This database is designed specifically for public libraries. It provides access to reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an image collection that includes photos, maps and flags. Made available through the TAL Subscriptions Alberta agreement.
MyiLibrary provides access to e-books from the following publishers: Springer, Humana and World Book. It is possible to browse or search the content.
This database provides online access to films produced by the National Film Board.
This site provides citations and abstracts to current and historic First Nations health research Canada and the United States. This extensive collection includes articles, reports, and surveys dating back to 1652.
OAIster provides access to over twenty two million items fom open access repositories across the globe. OAIster can be searched or browsed.
OpenDOAR, the Directory of Open Access Repositories, is a directory of academic open access repositories. Included in this resource are repositories from global universities and colleges, as well as Libraries, historical societies, and a range of other academically focused organizations.
Oxford Journals provides backfile access to over 230 academic and research journals published by Oxford University Press in the humanities, social sciences, life sciences, law, medicine, mathematics and physical sciences.
Access a cross-searchable web database that brings together dictionaries of quotations, language dictionaries and thesauri, and dictionaries for science and medicine, humanities and social science, and business and law, as well as the World Encyclopedia.
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Project Gutenberg provides free online access to over 42,000 classic and important texts in education, music, history, philosophy, political science and other subjects.
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Provides full text access to a selection of journals published by the American Psychological Association and other related organizations. Journals indexed in this database are also indexed in PsycINFO.
PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 16 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. Also access the Entrez nucleotide, protein, taxonomy, structure, genome, expression and chemical databases.
PMC Canada aims to provide a freely accessible, Canada-based archive of biomedical and health research findings. PubMed Central Canada is a free digital archive of full-text, peer-reviewed health and life sciences literature based on PubMed Central, the archive developed by the US National Library of Medicine and in partnership with the National Research Council's Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (NRC-CISTI) and Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). The search interface allows anyone to browse, search and download articles.
PubMed Central (PMC), "the U.S. National Library of Medicine's free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature", provides access to a collection of free and open access full text journals.
This database provides access to full text, peer reviewed journals on topics such as economics, business, marketing, political science, international studies, health and medicine, law, policy and science and technology. All are published by de Gruyter.
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.
Please contact the Library Information Desk for assistance. or phone 1-800-788-9041, ext. 6254 if you need assistance.
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.
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 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.
Search this database for articles on subjects including health, cultural studies, business, earth sciences, literature, and others. The database also includes citations for books on a variety of topics.
This database allows you to search two hundred years of The Times (London) in full text. Articles, editorials and advertising are all available in full text.
ToxNet is a set of databases on toxicology, environmental health and hazardous chemicals made available through the National Library of Medicine.
Search the Web version of Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index Expanded, and Social Sciences Citation Index.
Wiley Online Library, formerly known as Wiley InterScience now includes journal content formerly on Blackwell Synergy, providing access to more than 3 million articles across 2300+ journals. Coverage includes business, computer science, criminology, education, health, law, mathematics, psychology, sciences and social sciences.