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.
Academic Video Online (AVON) includes scholarly video material of virtually every video type: documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and newsreels, field recordings, commercials, demonstrations, original and raw footage including tens of thousands of exclusive tiles.
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) History Collection is a comprehensive collection of American periodicals published between 1684 and 1912 which documents the life of America's peoples from the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction.
CAMPUS is a collection of streaming videos that includes documentaries, animations, experimental films, fiction and interactive works. It showcases films that take a stand on issues of global importance that matter to Canadians—stories about the environment, human rights, international conflict, the arts and more.
Canadiana Online is a new platform that provides full-text searching and access to three major collections of digitized Canadian documentary heritage. It consists of Monographs, Government Publications, and Serials – Periodicals, Annuals and Newspapers. These collections bring together all the content in the existing Early Canadiana Online (ECO), the entire microfiche corpus of the Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions (CIHM, now Canadiana), plus millions of pages of additional content never before published by Canadiana.
English Historical Documents is an annotated collection of documents on British history. Conceived during the Second World War with a view to ensuring the most important historical documents remained available and accessible in perpetuity, the first volume came out in 1953, and the most recent volume almost sixty years later.
Sources include: treaties, statutes, declarations, government and cabinet proceedings, military dispatches, orders, acts, sermons, newspaper articles, pamphlets, personal and official letters, diaries and more. Each section of documents and many of the documents themselves are accompanied by editorial commentary. The sources cover a wide spectrum of topics, from political and constitutional issues to social, economic, religious as well as cultural history.
We are subscribing to this resource until Spring 2019 allowing time to make an informed decision between LexisNexis Quicklaw and HeinOnline.
HeinOnline Academic Core (Canada) includes full text for more than 2,400 periodicals, Provincial Statutes of Canada, Canada Supreme Court Reports, Acts of Parliament of Canada, Revised Statutes of Canada, and U.S. Federal Government Documents.
Jesuit Historiography Online (JHO) is an Open Access resource offering over seventy historiographical essays written by experts in their field. The essays provide summaries of key texts from the earlier literature, painstaking surveys of more recent work, and digests of archival and online resources. Their scope is global, covering both Anglophone and non-Anglophone sources and scholarship from Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas.
Our World, on the Manitoba Research Gateway, is a collection of Gale resources available to all Manitobans (geo-authenticated), which is made possible by the University of Manitoba Libraries and Gale Cengage. This is a perpetual purchase providing permanent online access to rich primary sources and research content including newspapers, maps, photos, pamphlets, manuscripts etc. Collections include archives of The Economist, The Financial Times, and The Times (London), as well as digitized materials from The Smithsonian Institution. Manitoba residents will be able to explore the Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940; National Geographic Magazine from 1888-1994 and much more.
Access is only available when you are in the province of Manitoba, it is geo-authenticated.