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Sabin Americana, 1500-1926

Access is available to all residents within British Columbia via the "Points to the Past" Portal HERE.

A collection of pamphlets, tracts, memoirs, congressional legislation, correspondence, broadsides, biographies, histories, fiction and poetry, eulogies, sermons and other published material relating to the Americas.

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SAE Mobilus

Covers research about air, land, sea and space mobility as well as injury biomechanics, accident reconstruction and occupant protection and safety.

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Safari Technical Books

On the SAFARI site, click the yellow "View All Titles" to see the custom title list to which UBC has access.

Please SIGN OUT under "University of British Columbia" drop-down after your session.

User limit: 7 maximum

Safari Technical Books is an online IT reference database featuring titles that cover a wide range of topics such as: databases, design, IT management, programming, security, software engineering, and web development.

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Sage Journals Online

SAGE Journals Online is the delivery platform that provides online access to the full text of individual SAGE journals.

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Sage Research Methods Online

A web-based research methods tool created to support researchers and students as they explore relevant content across the social and behavioral sciences, covering quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods

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SciFinder

First time user? Current UBC Students, Staff and Faculty must register here with their UBC email address in order to access. AND registration must be from a physical UBC computer station (not the wireless network). After you are registered, access is possible via UBCsecure wireless and via EZproxy.

Access to Chemical Abstracts 1907-present. Use For: chemistry and chemical engineering, biochemistry, biotechnology, electrochemistry, metallurgy and materials science and pharmacology.

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SCOAP3

From the landing page, click on "SCOAP3 Repositiory". No need to register.

SCOAP3 – Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics. This is their Repository search interface.

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Scottish bibliographies online

Comprises the Bibliography of Scotland, the Bibliography of Scottish Gaelic and the Bibliography of the Scottish Book Trade.

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Scripta Sinica 漢籍全文資料庫

The largest Chinese full text database to encompass an enormous breadth of historical materials of this scale.

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SDC Platinum

This database is not accessible via UBC Library public computers. It is available on a standalone machine in the Computer Lab (CLC 222) in the Canaccord Learning Commons.

SDC Platinum is licensed for academic purposes only. Users cannot use this product for commercial purposes.

Contains detailed information on new issues, mergers and acquisitions, syndicated loans, private equity and project finance.

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SEDAR (System for Electronic Document Analysis & Retrieval)

Full-text filings and annual reports of Canadian publicly traded companies filed with the Canadian Securities Administrators.

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Selden Society Publications and the History of Early English Law (via HeinOnline)

Contains access to the Selden Society Annual Series, Selden Society Supplementary Series and the Centenary Guide to the Publications of the Selden Society published in 1987.

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Session Laws Library (via HeinOnline)

Contains the session laws of all 50 U.S. States (as well as the Acts of the Parliament of Canada from 1883-2007 and Australia) from approximately 1995 to present.

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Shakespeare / Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare

Includes eleven major editions from the First Folio to the Cambridge edition of 1863-66; 24 original printings of individual plays; selected apocryphal plays; over 100 adaptations, sequels and burlesques.

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Shen Bao 申報

The largest newspaper in China in 1930's in terms of circulation.

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SIAM

SIAM is devoted to fostering interactions between mathematics and other scientific and technological communities through membership activities, publication of journals and books, and conferences.

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Siku Quanshu (Wenyuange Edition) 文渊閣四庫全書

This resource can only be accessed within the Asian Library where access has been arranged on Library computers. It works with Internet Explorer only.

User limit: 30 maximum

Comprehensive collection of Chinese scholarship up to the 18th Century.

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SimplyMap

Use Internet Explorer or Firefox to access SimplyMap.

To use SimplyMap without creating an account, click "Sign in as a guest".  Your work will not be saved.  

To access SimplyMap USA, mouse over "Hi SimplyMap User" tab in upper right hand corner, then select "Switch to USA".

Note: 5 concurrent user limit for SimplyMap USA ; 5 concurrent user limit for SimplyMap Canada (Limit raised to 25 for Feb. 12-29, 2016 only)

 

User limit: 5 maximum

Internet-based mapping application that enables users to develop interactive thematic maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data.

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Sixties : Primary Documents and Personal Narratives, 1960 to 1974

Primary sources for the study of the history, culture and politics of America in the 'sixties.

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Slavery & anti-slavery: a transnational archive

Access is available to all residents within British Columbia via the "Points to the Past" Portal HERE.

Includes 5.4 million cross-searchable pages: 12,052 books, 170 serials, 71 manuscript collections, 377 US supreme court records and briefs, and 194 reference articles from scholarly encyclopedias.

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Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice, 1490-2007

An important portal for slavery and abolition studies.

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Small Business Accelerator

The Small Business Accelerator website provides free access to current and trustworthy industry-specific resources and information for B.C. entrepreneurs and businesses.

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SmartCILP

Restricted to academic use by Allard School of Law graduate students and Allard School of Law faculty members.

Customized current awareness service restricted to academic use by Allard School of Law graduate students and faculty members.

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Smithsonian and Air & space magazines

Access is available to all residents within British Columbia via the "Points to the Past" Portal HERE.

Two popular and highly-regarded magazines from the Smithsonian institution.

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Smoking & Health Database

Materials on smoking and tobacco use.

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Social Sciences Citation Index (Web of Science Core Collection)

Multidisciplinary index. Can be used to determine where and how many times an article has been cited.

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Social Sciences in Forestry

Social Sciences in Forestry from the University of Minnesota Natural Resources Library indexes publications in the areas of legislation, policy and planning, management, economic development, investment and finance.

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Social Services Abstracts

Social Services Abstracts indexes current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas.

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Social Work Abstracts

User limit: 12 maximum

Indexes current research on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, community development.

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Sociological Abstracts

Focuses on sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.

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Something About the Author

Something About the Author compiles biographical profiles of authors and illustrators of books for kids and teens from the over 200 volume print set.

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South China Morning Post

Digitized access to the South China Morning Post - an English language newspaper published in Hong Kong - which reports on Hong Kong and other countries in Asia. Full text coverage from its origin in 1903 to 1997.

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SPIE Digital Library

Provides access to research on all topics of optics and photonics research published in SPIE journals and conference proceedings.

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SPIN Physics Database

SPIN indexes and abstracts major American and Russian physics and astronomy journals.

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SportDiscus

International database that covers all aspects of sport and fitness

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SpringerLink

Full-text online access to journals & ebooks published by Springer.

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SpringerOpen

SpringerOpen includes Open Access journals & books from all areas of science, technology, medicine, the humanities and social sciences.

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SpringerProtocols

Database of reproducible laboratory protocols in the life and biomedical sciences.

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Standard & Poor's Capital IQ

S&P Capital IQ is restricted to UBC students, staff and faculty and is available only on five dedicated computers at the Sauder School of Business. 

S&P Capital IQ is licensed for academic purposes only. Users cannot use this product for commercial purposes.

Comprehensive database of global public and private companies, investment firms and M&A transactions.

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Standard & Poor's Compustat

Public company financial data items collected from news releases, shareholder reports, direct company contacts, and quarterly and annual documents filed with the Securities Exchange Commission.

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Standard & Poor's ExecuComp

Restricted to current UBC graduate students, faculty and staff.

This database is accessible via the WRDS platform. In order to access it, you must first register with WRDS using a working UBC email address. If you don't have a UBC email address, visit UBC IT Services.

Compensation history and current compensation data for US directors and executives of companies within the S&P 1500

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Standard Chinese 标准汉语

User limit: 3 maximum

Basic Chinese language learning materials

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State Papers online [U.K.]

Access is available to all residents within British Columbia via the "Points to the Past" Portal HERE.

Consists predominately of the papers of the Secretaries of State now housed in the National Archives at Kew. Covers 1509-1782.

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Statistics Canada: Index of downloadable publications

Statistics Canada publications archived by the Depository Services Program. The website is no longer updated; later access is through the Government of Canada Publications Website.

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Studies on Women & Gender Abstracts

Focusing on education, employment, women in the family and community, medicine/health, social policy, female culture, media treatment of women and much more. Both theoretical and empirical materials are abstracted.

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Sunday Times digital archive

Access is available to all residents within British Columbia via the "Points to the Past" Portal HERE.

The Sunday Times (not related to the Times newspaper) began publication in 1822. It is is said to have been the first weekly to serialize a novel.

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SUR, 1931-1991 [Digital Archive]

Click "Browse Collections" to find SUR

Digital archive of Latin American literary magazine SUR. Contains images of the complete run of the magazine (including covers, photographs and advertisements) with an interface in both Spanish & English.

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Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science

Short lectures on such topics as Biomedical Engineering, Computer Architecture, Digital Circuits and Systems, Engineers, Technology and Society, Mobile and Pervasive Computing, Solid State Materials and Devices and more.

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