JSTOR is a multidisciplinary collection of peer-reviewed journals, as well as books and primary sources published by various publishers and presses. It contains material across a range of disciplines from the sciences, social sciences and humanities.
Web of Science is a platform that provides access to citations, abstracts, and conference proceedings allowing for in-depth exploration of fields within the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities. It enables users to search current and retrospective multidisciplinary information from many research journals. It also provides a unique search method, cited reference searching, which users can navigate forward, backward, and through the literature, searching all disciplines and time spans to uncover all the information relevant to their research. Other unique features this database possesses are Analyze Results, and Create Citation Reports.
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New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
The Champlain Society Archives is a collection of volumes from the Champlain Society that deal with exploration and discovery over three centuries. It includes first-hand accounts of Samuel de Champlain's voyages in New France, the diary from Sir John Franklin's first land expedition to the Arctic, 181922, plus many other fascinating stories.
Digital Theatre+ is an educational platform for English and the Performing Arts, and provides access to theatre productions and educational resources. All of the work is created in-house in association with some of the UK's leading theatre practitioners, film makers and academics.
eHRAF Archaeology focuses on in-depth descriptive documents of archaeological traditions from around the world. eHRAF is unique in having subject indexing at the paragraph level. This allows detailed and precise searching for concepts not easily found with keywords.
Frontier Life: Borderlands, Settlement & Colonial Encounters is a digital collection of primary source documents from 1650-1920. It contains records of the various European and colonial frontier regions of North America, Africa and Australasia; revealing the lives of settlers and indigenous peoples within these areas.
Informit: Indigenous Collection covers both topical and historical issues within Indigenous studies. It has a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary framework which provides access to emergent and ground-breaking research within the global community, and offers scope for critical international engagement and debate. Informit includes material from Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, North America and the Pacific, and is a platform for Indigenous worldviews.
Kanopy is a video streaming platform that offers a broad selection of documentaries, feature films, and educational videos that can be viewed from anywhere, anytime. Collections include: Criterion Collection, PBS, HBO, The Video Project, New Day Films, The Great Courses, California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, Media Education Foundation, First Run Features, BBC, and many more.
odesi is a web-based tool for data exploration, extraction and analysis. It searches for survey questions (variables) across thousands of datasets held in a growing number of collections, and supports basic tabulation and analysis online. As well, it contains a digital repository for social science data the core of which is Statistics Canada's public-use survey data.
Open Book Publishers is a non-profit organisation which is committed to making high-quality research available to readers around the world. It was established in 2008 by academics at the University of Cambridge to publish rigorously peer reviewed Open Access monographs. They publish monographs and textbooks in all areas, and offer the academic excellence of a traditional press, with the speed, convenience and accessibility of digital publishing.