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ADA : Arctic Discovery & Access (formerly Arctic Science and Technology Information System (ASTIS))
A digital educational service from the Arctic Institute of North America (AINA). ADA provides access to scientific research publications, research projects derived from license and permit information, K–12 educational resources, data management resources for researchers, virtual exhibits, and AINA’s online archives and special collections. This service expands on the former Arctic Science and Technology Information System (ASTIS) database.
America: History and Life
Index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. With indexing for over 1,800 journals from 1895 to the present.
Canadian visual art and artists, including a bibliographic database of art publications, a public art database, and an index to artist files.
- Coverage is from 1965 to the present.
Trojman Corporation and Coherent Digital have developed a new version of Canadian Electronic Library with more content and a new platform - Canada Commons. Canada Commons brings rare, hard-to-find content from Canada that's relevant to a wide range of studies including sociology, anthropology, business and economics. Canada Commons offers extensive coverage of Canadian materials with 25,000 ebooks from scholarly and independent publishers; 180, 000 public policy papers; over 200,000 titles; and a 4,000 entry directory of Canadian research and government organizations. Content was previously available on the dèsLibris platform and is now exclusively on the Canada Commons platform.
Canadian business & current affairs database
Canadian Business & Current Affairs Database combines full text and indexed content from all four subsets (Business, Current Events, Education, and Reference). Content comes from a broad range of Canadian sources and includes millions of full-text articles and records from 1933 to current, providing an ideal research environment for those interested in Canadian current events, business, science and technology, medical, humanities and the arts, and hundreds of topics.
Canadian Encyclopedia (The)
Canadian Military History
This collection will make accessible published and archival histories and photographs that are related to service in or for Canada. The British and Canadian Regiments, naval ships and air force squadrons will be featured among the outstanding collection of historical images and documents.
Please note that the language, terminology or visual content in this collection reflects the context and culture of the time of its creation, and may include culturally sensitive information. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the University of Calgary, but is available in its original form to facilitate research. For questions or comments regarding sensitive content, access, and use related to this collection, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Canadian Music Periodical Index
The Canadian Music Periodical Index (CMPI) is an index of articles from Canadian music periodicals. The CMPI database includes over 37,000 entries on articles dating from the late-19th century to 2011. Canadian music journals, newsletters and magazines are represented here, almost 200 of which are currently active and continue to be indexed. The CMPI database focusses on articles and news items touching on various aspects of music in Canada. In addition, since 1999, significant articles published in Canadian periodicals about international music and musicians have been added to the index.
Canadian Newsstream provides users with unmatched access to current Canadian news content with archives as far back as the 1970s, from over 360 news sources.
- Coverage is selectively from 1985 to the present.
- Includes fulltext of articles.
Canadian Reference Centre
Canadian Reference Centre combines Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires, and reference books to create the largest collection of regional full text content available to Canadian libraries. This database includes leading Canadian periodicals and international (U.S. and U.K.) periodicals in full text; full text reference books; over 87,900 full text biographies and an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps, and flags.