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List of Library databases, in alphabetical order, from all subject areas
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    • Academic Search Complete
      Comprehensive scholarly full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.
    • AccessScience
      Chemistry, Physics, Science, Technology, Biology, Anthropology
      Online access to the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, the McGraw-Hill Yearbooks of Science & Technology, and the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms.
    • Alberta Learning's Online Reference Centre
      Upgrading, Education
      Available to faculty and students in Adult Upgrading (K to Grade 12), and Education Studies. To access Alberta Learning’s Online databases, students must get the username and passwords from their instructors.
    • Alt HealthWatch
      Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers libraries full-text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports.
    • ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials
      Philosophy, Religion
      Covers biblical studies, world religions, church history, and religion in social issues. Coverage spans from 1949 to the present. This database is produced by the American Theological Library Association.
    • Atlas of Canada
      Geography, Canadian
      The Atlas of Canada provides interactive digital maps and explanatory information organized by themes (e.g., Climate Change; Economy). See the Learning Resources section for lesson plans and other learning materials.
    • Bibliography of Native North Americans
      Native Studies, History
      Covers native North American culture, history, and life. Contains abstracts and some full-text. Topics covered include archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy. Dates of coverage range from the sixteenth century to the present.
    • Britannica Academic
      The Encyclopedia Britannica Academic is a trusted reference source with articles written by scholars and experts in their field.
    • Business Insights: Essentials
      Business, Trades
      Company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information.
    • Business Source Complete
      Business, Human Resources
      Offers a collection of bibliographic and full-text content with searchable cited references for more than 1,300 journals. Business Source Complete contains detailed author profiles for the 40,000 most-cited authors in the database. Additional full-text, non-journal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses, faculty seminars (videos), and more.


    • Canadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA) Complete
      Business, News, Canadian
      Covers all the content from the Canadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA) databases. Coverage includes current events, business, education, news, science, and more, all with a Canadian focus. Some full text is available
    • Canadian Encyclopedia
      Education, Encyclopedia, General, Canadian
      A free, comprehensive, and accurate source of information on Canada for students and educators. Also includes the Youth Encyclopedia, Encyclopedia of Music in Canada, feature articles, and selections from Maclean's Magazine.
    • Canadian Literary Centre
      English Literature, Canadian
      Book and reference content from Essays on Canadian Writing Press (ECW Press). Includes book reviews, essays, author biographies, and literary criticism.
    • Canadian NewsStream
      News, Canadian
      Full text coverage of many Canadian newspapers, including The Globe and Mail (1977-current), The National Post (1998-current; delayed 2 days), and The Edmonton Journal (1989-current; delayed 2 days).
    • Canadian Points of View
      Points of View is designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. High school and undergraduate students can use Points of View as a guide to debating, developing arguments, writing position papers, and developing critical thinking skills. Each Points of View Essay includes a series of questions and additional material to generate further thought. Also included are thousands of supporting articles from the world’s top political and societal publications.
    • Canadian Reference Centre
      Encyclopedia, News, Canadian
      Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books.
    • CANSIM (Statistics Canada)
      Economics, Sociology, Canadian, Statistics
      CANSIM is Statistics Canada's key socioeconomic database. Updated daily, CANSIM provides fast and easy access to a large range of the latest statistics available in Canada.
    • CBC Curio
      Multidisciplinary Educational Streaming Video platform gives Keyano staff and students streaming access to the best in educational content from CBC and Radio-Canada. You'll find documentaries from television and radio, news reports, archival material, stock shots and more — thousands of programs and resources. Please contact the Library at for login information.
    • Choice Reviews Online
      General, Reviews
      Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries is the premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education. More than 35,000 librarians, faculty, and key decision makers rely on Choice magazine and Choice Reviews Online for collection development and scholarly research.
    • CICA Standards and Guidance Collection
      Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants Handbook. Includes Accounting, Assurance, MD&A, Public Sector, Risk Management & Governance.
    • CINAHL Plus with Full Text
      Health, Nursing
      Comprehensive, full text coverage for more than 560 nursing & allied health journals. Covers publications from 1937 to the present.
    • Conference Board of Canada - Educational e-Library Service
      Economics, Sociology, Canadian, Statistics
      Research reports, webinars and conference proceedings made available through The Conference Board of Canada, a not-for-profit Canadian organization dedicated to researching and analyzing economic trends, as well as organizational performance and public policy issues. All documents are free to download. Live webinars have a charge, but once they are recorded they are free. The library does cover the charge of live webinars.
    • CPI.Q (Canadian Periodicals Index)
      News, Canadian, Library Information
      Covers a comprehensive list of Canadian and international journals and magazines, along with Canadian biographies and selected sections of the Globe and Mail.
    • Criterion on Demand
      Online Videos
      Criterion on Demand offers access to over 2,000 major motion pictures (Hollywood films), French and English, in streaming format.
    • Directory of Open Access Journals
      DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. There are over 9,515 journals and 2,424,612 articles from 129 countries. Subjects include Commerce, Law, Social Sciences, Medicine, Fine Arts, Science, Language, and History.
    • Early Canadiana Online (ECO)
      History, Canadian
      A digital library providing access to 2,358,069 pages of Canada's printed heritage. Features works published from the time of the first European settlers up to the early 20th Century.
    • Education Research Complete
      Covers all levels of education from early childhood to higher education. Provides full text for more than 900 journals; also includes full text for some books and conference papers and books.
    • Environment Complete
      Environment, Science
      Covers agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, and urban planning. The database contains full text for more than 600 journals.
    • ERIC
      Education, Psychology
      ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center, contains more than 2,200 digests and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals.


    • Films on Demand
      Multidisciplinary Streaming Video
      Subjects covered include Technical Education (Trades), Business & Economics, Art & Architecture, Biology, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Education, Geography, Health & Medicine, History, Mathematics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, plus more!. By the terms of our licence agreement these videos can be linked into secure online classes.
    • First Nations Periodical Index
      Aboriginal, History
      This free database indexes journals with Canadian Native content. Provides access to information about First Nations for students, educators, and researchers.
    • Gale Primary Sources
      Gale Primary Sources is comprised of a collection of 29 primary source databases covering over 500 years of world history. The collection includes monographs, manuscripts, newspapers & periodicals, magazines, and photographs. Featured databases within the collection are the Archives of Sexuality & Gender, British Library Newspapers, China from Empire to Republic, Indigenous Peoples: North America, and Smithsonian Collections Online.
    • Global Road Warrior
      Country Facts & Data, Culture
      This is a "Country Culture" database containing 92 data sets of structured content for 175 countries 17,500 data sets total, with 8,000,000 words of editorial content.
    • GreenFile
      Environmental Studies
      GreenFILE covers the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. This free research database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 806,000 records and open access full text for more than 12,000 records.
    • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
      This full-text database offers resources on nursing and allied health. The Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition covers many relevant topic for nursing and allied health, such as pediatric nursing, critical care, mental health, nursing management, medical law, and many other topics.
    • Human Resources Abstracts
      Human Resources, Business, Psychology
      Human Resources Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to human resources, including human resource management, employee assistance, organizational behavior, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 112,000 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline, such as: Journal of Human Resources, Personnel Psychology, and Work & Occupations. EBSCO has digitized the full archive of this index, bringing coverage back to 1975.
    • JSTOR
      JSTOR currently includes more than 2,000 academic journals and is one of the most comprehensive databases for the disciplines of Language & Literature, History, Business & Economics, Political Science, Sociology, and Education.


    • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
      Librarianship, Information Retrieval
      LISTA indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings extending back to mid-1960s. Subjects covered include librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.
    • Literature Resource Center
      Encyclopedia, English Literature
      Biographical information, overviews, full text literary criticism and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.
    • MasterFILE Premier
      Encyclopedia, General
      Multidisciplinary full text coverage for more than 1,730 general reference publications. Also includes an image collection of 235,186 photos, maps and flags.
      The mission of this consumer health web site is "to empower people to manage their health" by "providing useful and up-to-date information and tools that reflect the expertise and standard of excellence of Mayo Clinic."
    • MLA International Bibliography
      Index for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics from the Modern Language Association
    • National Film Board of Canada
      Streaming video collection of over 2500 Canadian films including new releases and best sellers. Includes many interactive features to incorporate into lesson plans like playlist creation and chapter marking.
    • NRC Research Press E-Journals
      Biology, Chemistry, Environment, Science
      Search E-Journals published by the National Research Council Canada. Topics covered include biology, chemistry, civil engineering, environment, earth sciences, fisheries, forest research, genetics, geography, microbiology, physics, and pharmacology.
    • OmniFile Full Text, Mega
      A multidisciplinary, 100% full-text database covering a wide range of disciplines.
    • Oxford English Dictionary
      The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.


    • Points of View Reference Center
      Political Science, Sociology
      Points of View is designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. Students can use Points of View as a guide to debating, developing arguments, writing position papers, and developing critical thinking skills. Each Points of View Essay includes a series of questions and additional material to generate further thought. Also included are thousands of supporting articles from the world’s top political and societal publications.
    • Project Muse
      Humanities, Social Sciences, Arts
      Project Muse offers a comprehensive selection of prestigious humanities and social sciences journals. All journals participating in Project MUSE are peer-reviewed, scholarly titles. The basic criteria for participation in MUSE are that the journal must be peer-reviewed, be published by a not-for-profit press or scholarly society, and be a sensible fit with titles in the humanities, the social sciences and the arts.
    • PsycARTICLES
      PsycARTICLES , from the American Psychological Association (APA), contains 150,000 articles from 80 journals published by the APA. Coverage from 1894 to present.
    • PsycINFO
      PsycINFO, from the American Psychological Association (APA), contains nearly 2.3 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines, dating as far back as the 1800s. 97 percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed.
    • Race Relations Abstracts
      Sociology, Political Science
      Race Relations Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to race relations, including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 49,500 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline, such as: Race & Class, Ethnic & Racial Studies, Journal of Social Issues, etc. EBSCO has digitized the full archive of this index, bringing coverage back to 1975.
    • Regional Business News
      Comprehensive full text articles for more than 50 sources from regional business publications (including titles from Crain Communications).
    • Science Reference Center
      Reference books, magazine and newspaper articles, other scientific publications
      Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
    • Shakespeare Collection
      English Literature
      Access a collection of materials supporting literary, textual, historical, and performance studies. Resources include the most recent Arden Shakespeare editions of the complete works, as well as adaptations of Shakespeare's works, other works published during Shakespeare's time, prompt books, criticism, reviews, and images.
    • SocINDEX with Full Text
      Contains abstracts and some full text for core journals in sociology dating back as far as 1908. Also includes full text for more than 720 books and monographs, and full text for 6,743 conference papers.


      A time-saving portal to thousands of online resources you can use to explore children's and young adult books and their authors. Provides immediate access to useful materials and exciting programs (short movies, audio book readings, book discussion guides, and more) that add a multimedia dimension to reading in the classroom, library, and home.
      Use to look up any favorite author — from David Macaulay to J.K. Rowling, from Dr. Seuss to Shakespeare — or any title (fiction or nonfiction). You instantly get search results filled with online teaching / learning resources about that author or specific book.
    • Techstreet (online standards)
      Power Engineering & Crane and Hoist
      Includes sections of online standards from CSA, ASME, API, CGSB, CGA, and NFPA
      Please visit or call the Library for access instructions.
    • World History in Context
      From ancient Europe to Latin America and from the Far East to the Renaissance, world history curricula is supported with over 1,800 primary sources, over 27 reference titles and more than 110 full-text journals.

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