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ABI/INFORM Global

 

This source indexes articles in nearly 3000 worldwide business periodicals, including scholary journals, dissertations, conference proceedings, working papers, books, trade and popular magazines, and newspapers. Includes the Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, and The Economist. Content goes back as far as the 1920s. You can limit your search to a specific company name or NAICS code. A Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries (COPPUL) initiative

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BioOne Abstracts and Indexes

 

Access full-text scholarly articles from over 82 bioscience research journals. Focus is on the biological, ecological and environmental sciences. A Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries (COPPUL) initiative

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Canadian Business and Current Affairs (CBCA) Complete
Canadian content

 

This source indexes the articles in over 1730 academic journals, trade and popular magazines, media transcripts, reports and newspapers - most of them Canadian. You can limit your search by a particular company name or by NAICS code. Publications date back as far as the 1970s up to the present.
  • Coverage: 1971 to present
  • Full-text: Yes (1985 to present)
  • Abstracts: Yes
  • Provided by: ProQuest
  • Persistent Links: Instructions for creation

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Canadian Newsstand Complete
Canadian content

 

Provides full-text access to more than 280 Canadian news sources, covering major newspapers such as The Globe and Mail, National Post, Ottawa Citizen, Toronto Star, Regina Sun, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, Vancouver Sun, Victoria News and more. A TAL Alberta Library initiative

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Canadian Research Index (Microlog)
Canadian content

 

Includes Canadian government publications from the federal, provincial, territorial (except Nunavut) and municipal levels; scientific and technical report literature issued from leading research centres and government laboratories in Canada; policy, social, economic, and political reports; Statistics Canada monographs and serials.

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Design and Applied Arts Index (DAAI)

 

Design and Applied Arts Index (DAAI) is the leading source of abstracts and bibliographic records for articles, news items, and reviews published in design and applied arts periodicals from 1973 onwards. An indispensable tool for students, researchers, and practitioners worldwide, DAAI covers both new designers and the development of design and the applied arts since the mid-19th century, surveying disciplines including ceramics, glass, jewellery, wood, metalsmithing, graphic design, fashion and clothing, textiles, furniture, interior design, architecture, computer aided design, Web design, computer-generated graphics, animation, product design, industrial design, garden design, and landscape architecture. DAAI contains more than 212,000 records, with around 1,200 new records added in each monthly update.

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Dissertations & Theses (A&I)

 

Access records to dissertations and theses from over 1,000 graduate schools and universities worldwide. Nearly half of the 2.7 million records have fulltext. UofL Library users can access the full-text of dissertations and theses authored by UofL students.
  • Coverage: 1637 to present
  • Full-text: Yes for most from 1997+; 24-page previews from 1997+
  • Abstracts: Some
  • Provided by: ProQuest
  • Persistent Links: Instructions for creation

A Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries (COPPUL) initiative

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Dissertations & Theses @ University of Lethbridge

 

Access current research at graduate schools and universities in North America and around the globe. At each institution's Dissertations & Theses @ site you can:
  • search citations and abstracts of dissertations and theses submitted by the participating institution,
  • view 24 page previews of dissertations and theses published after 1996, and
  • download the full text of dissertations and theses published after 1996 (if you are an authorized user from the participating institution then the downloaded copies are free).
  • Coverage: 1997 to present; access to some earlier ones also
  • Full-text: Yes (for UofL student dissertations)
  • Abstracts: Yes
  • Provided by: ProQuest
  • Persistent Links: Instructions for creation

A Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries (COPPUL) initiative

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ERIC [via Proquest]

 

Access the world's largest source of information on education research and practice. Indexes journals as well as education-related materials from a variety of sources, including scholarly organizations, professional associations, research centers, policy organizations, university presses, the U.S. Department of Education and other federal agencies, and state and local agencies.

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Globe and Mail (1844-2009)
Canadian content

 

Access full-page newspaper archive of The Globe and Mail from June 1844 to 2009.
  • Coverage: Canada's Heritage from 1844-2009
  • Full-text: Yes
  • Abstracts: No
  • Provided by: ProQuest
  • Persistent Links: Instructions for creation
A Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) initiative

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Hoover's Company Records

 

Features profiles of more than 40,000 companies, 600 industries and 225,000 key executives. Comprehensive corporate data includes company overview, company history, officers and board members, competitors, products and operations, auditors, rankings, related industry information and historical financials.

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International Index to Music Periodicals (IIMP)

 

Indexes more than 440 international scholarly and popular music periodicals covering a broad scope of research from performance, theory and composition to music education, jazz and ethnomusicology.

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International Index to Performing Arts (IIPA) Full Text

 

Offers full-text access to more than 250 performing arts periodicals, both scholarly and popular, in the areas of film, drama, dance, television, theater, stagecraft, musical theater, circus performance, comedy, opera, pantomime, magic, performance art and more. A Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries (COPPUL) initiative

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Literature Online (LION)

 

Search more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, 259 full-text literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources.

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OxResearch

 

Access concise analytical articles covering world and regional economic and political developments of major significance.  Articles are compiled by over 1,000 faculty members at Oxford and other leading universities around the world.

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PAIS International and PAIS Archive

 

Indexes the public and social policy literature of business, economics, finance, law, international relations, public administration, government, political science and other social sciences -- with emphasis on issues that are or might become the subjects of legislation. Indexes journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, and more. A Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries (COPPUL) initiative

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PapersInvited

 

Access detailed information and deadlines about calls for papers for forthcoming conferences and special issues of scholarly journals. Assists researchers at all levels - scientists, professors, post-docs and students who are seeking publishing opportunities for their research papers. Calls for papers, posters and publications are issued by professional bodies, journal editors and other conference organizers in all disciplines.

It has become the preferred destination where conference organizers, journal publishers, researchers and academics come together to issue and receive information resources that encourage presentation and publication of contemporary research. A Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries (COPPUL) initiative

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Periodicals Archive Online (PAO) Collections 1-6

 

Provides full-text access to several hundred international, scholarly journals in the arts, humanities and social sciences disciplines from 1802 to 1995.

A Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) initiative

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PressDisplay

 

Provides online access to today's newspapers from around the world in full-color, full-page format. Currently indexes over 2000 titles from 100 countries.  Also provides a 14-day backfile, the ability to perform keyword searches within any issue and the ability to translate a newspaper into one of ten major foreign languages.
  • Coverage: current with 14 day archive
  • Full-text: Yes
  • Abstracts: n/a
  • Provided by: ProQuest
  • Persistent Links: Instructions for creation

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ProQuest Education Journals

 

Search over 790 top educational publications, including more than 615 of the titles in full text. Covers the topics of primary, secondary, and higher education as well as special education, home schooling, adult education and more.

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ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source

 

Offering broad subject coverage in the areas of nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine and more, this database provides abstracting and indexing for more than 1,015 journals, including full-text for over 860 titles, and contains the full-text of over 12,300 nursing-related dissertations. It also provides full-text access to the Systematic Reviews, Evidence Summaries, and Best Practice Information Sheets from the renowned Joanna Briggs Institute.

A Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries (COPPUL) initiative

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ProQuest Science Journals

 

Search over 1,100 journal titles for information in both the applied and general sciences. More than 960 titles are available in full text, including charts, diagrams, graphs, tables and photos. Covers all major fields of study, including astronomy, biology, computers, earth sciences, chemistry, physics, computers, engineering, transportation and more.

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Snapshots North America

 

Access international market research overviews for a broad range of industries and regions.

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Social Services Abstracts

 

Access research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. Indexes over 1,300 journals, conference papers, book chapters, dissertations, and book, film and software reviews.

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Sociological Abstracts

 

Access international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Indexes over 2,000 journals, conference papers, dissertations, books and book chapters. Also available are scholar profiles as well as abstracts and links to papers that cite the references. A Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries (COPPUL) initiative

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