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Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier covers the expansive academic disciplines offered in colleges and universities.

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Africa bibliography

Indexes a wide range of material relating to Africa. Includes monographs, book chapters, journal articles and casual publications. Not restricted by language. Coverage extends back to the mid nineteen-eighties.

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Annual Reviews

Annual Reviews is a nonprofit publisher dedicated to synthesizing and integrating knowledge for the progress of science and the benefit of society.

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Arts & Humanities 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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Artstor

Artstor is a digital image library for the arts and sciences with an unparalleled range of images licensed for educational use at UBC.

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Association of Canadian University Publishers

Some titles have added restrictions and require Adobe Digital Editions in order to "check out" the ebook.

eBooks published by Canadian University presses available via Scholar's Portal.

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Audio Cine Films

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Streaming versions of feature films from major Hollywood and international distributors.

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BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine)

One of the world's most voluminous search engines especially for academic open access web resources. NOTE: Not all resources in BASE are open access.

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Bloomsbury ebooks

Access to over 12,000 ebooks on the Bloomsbury platform. Imprints include Bloomsbury, Hart, I.B. Tauris, and Zed.

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BrowZine

BrowZine can be accessed online or via an app. It organizes articles found in our ejournals, uniting them into journals, then arranging these journals on a virtual newsstand for browsing.

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Cambridge Companions

Over 600 titles on topics in literature, classics, music, philosophy, religion, history, and culture.

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Cambridge University Press

The Cambridge Core platform provides access to over 30,000 ebooks and more than 380 peer-reviewed journals in subjects as diverse as astronomy, Shakespeare studies, economics, mathematics and politics.

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Canadian Encyclopedia

Canada's national encyclopedia covering all branches of knowledge. Includes more than 35,000 articles in English and French.

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Canadian Science Publishing

Canadian Science Publishing (CSP) is Canada’s independent, not-for-profit leader in mobilizing science-based knowledge, making it easy to discover, use, and share.

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CARMA Video Library

 PRIVACY NOTICE: UBC Library makes the CARMA Video Library/Membership service available for you for your convenience. Your use of the CARMA Video Library/Membership service is voluntary. Please be advised that the personal information you disclose to the CARMA Video Library/Membership is stored on servers located in the United States. When you use this service, no personal information about you is collected by or for UBC. Canadian privacy laws do not apply to personal information you provide to the CARMA Video Library/Membership. Please review the CARMA website before using this service if you have any concerns.

On your first visit to CARMA, you must create an account using a UBC email domain (ends in "ubc.ca") to access the Video Library.


CARMA features videos from internationally recognized scholars on a variety of research methods (including qualitative and quantitative) and also insights into current issues in research methods.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Provides recommendations on editorial style and publishing practices for the digital age.

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cIRcle

University of British Columbia's digital repository for research and teaching materials created by the UBC community and its partners.

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cIRcle: Electronic Theses and Dissertations in Creative Arts, 2017+

University of British Columbia's digital portal for creative arts theses (creative writing; film; music; theatre - MFA and MMus only), beginning October 21, 2017 (UBC-V) and March 1, 2018 (UBC-O).

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Clarivate (Web of Science databases)

Access to these databases: Web of Science Core Collection, Journal Citation Reports, Food Science & Technology Abstracts, MEDLINE, Zoological Record, KCI-Korean Journal Database, and Russian Science Citation Index.

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Complete Siku (Erudition) 全四庫

To login please select "Ancient Classics", then "数字原典“ on the top tab,you will see “全四库” highlighted in red

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Chinese classical literature that covers all subjects

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CORE - COnnecting REpositories

CORE (COnnecting REpositories) aims to facilitate free access to scholarly publications distributed across many systems. CORE gives you access to millions of scholarly articles aggregated from Open Access repositories.

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De Gruyter ebook collections

Ebook collections on the de Gruyter platform for the University Presses of Cornell, Harvard, Princeton, University of California, University of Chicago, and Yale.

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DesLibris

This database gives you searchable access to current public documents issued by Canadian public policy and health research agencies and think tanks, as well as books from over 70 Canadian publishers.

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DOAJ Directory of Open Access Journals

Over 15,000 fully open access journals

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e-Duke Scholarly Books Collection

Full-text of over 2300 books published by Duke University Press in the humanities and social sciences.

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eBooks @ EBSCOhost

To download an entire ebook, you need to create an account in EBSCOhost. Not all ebooks can be downloaded. All ebooks can be read online.

Multidisciplinary ebook platform.

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EBSCOhost Databases

Connects to the general EBSCOhost page which allows you to select any one of the EBSCOhost databases to which the Library subscribes.

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Elsevier ScienceDirect

Full text electronic journals covering the physical sciences, applied sciences, life sciences, social sciences, business & economics. Also includes reference works, book series, and handbooks.

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Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science

The Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science provides over 360 up-to-date articles on all of the major topics in this multidisciplinary field of research.

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Erudit

The digital gateway to North American French-language research outputs in Social Sciences and Humanities.

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Factiva

To comply with licensing, please limit number of articles downloaded to 100 per session.

Always LOGOUT (under drop-down, upper left on site) after session.

Instructions for creating article Permanent URLs in this page's Help section.

 

Factiva provides access to a deep archive of news and business information, allowing users to conduct in-depth research on companies, industries, regional affairs.

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Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

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Global commodities: trade, exploration and cultural exchange

Primary source materials for the study of global commodities in world history. Covers fifteen commodities ranging from coffee to wine and spirits.

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Google Scholar

For a seamless experience, on the Library Homepage Login to OpenAthens.

On the Google Scholar page, Sign In if you have a GMail account.

After you sign in:

  1. Click on "Settings" and then "Library Links"
  2. Search for   UBC   then select and Save the UBC eLInk results

If you do not have a GMail account, just go to the Google Scholar menu, select "Settings" and follow through as above.

In your search results, click on UBC eLink to access licensed resources.

A simple way to search scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities.

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Grant Connect

Canada's largest and most accurate bilingual fundraising database. It includes over 3,100 foundation listings, more than 150 corporations and over 90,000 indexed grants.

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HathiTrust

On the HathiTrust site, click the "LOG IN" button, find "University of British Columbia", click "Continue", then log-in with your CWL.

Temporary additional access to many of UBC Library's Print titles, when available in Hathitrust, is made possible through the Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS). These titles are marked "Temporary Access".

 

HathiTrust Digital Library is a digital preservation repository.

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IGI Global InfoSci-Books

Covers business, computer science and IT, education, library and info science, science and engineering, humanities, social sciences, and more. Access to ebooks in their collection from 2000 to current date.

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Independent Voices

Independent Voices is a four-year project to digitize over 1 million pages from the magazines, journals and newspapers of the alternative press archives.

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IngentaConnect

A website that hosts scholarly books and journals from a range of different publishers

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International Encyclopedia of Human Geography

Contains over 1000 detailed entries from experts in 40 countries on the philosophy, theories, concepts, methods and practices of Human Geography; biographies of geographers; and geographical thought and praxis worldwide.

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Journal Citation Reports (JCR)

To use JCR in conjunction with Web of Science, open WoS in a new tab as well now.

Determine impact factor and other metrics for approximately 12,000 scholarly journals in all areas of science, technology, and social sciences. 1997-present; some older issues available in print or microfiche.

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JSTOR Collection

JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources.

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Kanopy

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PLEASE READ: UBC access to Kanopy videos is currently being mediated by UBC Library staff. Only videos for course use requested by faculty/instructors will be activated at this time. Requests for access to videos can be sent to koerner.reserve@ubc.ca

Kanopy provides online video streaming to more than 26,000 titles.

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Listener Historical Archive, 1929-1991

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

The complete 62-year run of The Listener, the BBC periodical published from 1929-1991

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MAS Ultra - School Edition (EBSCO)

600 popular general interest and current events publications

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Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Free, online dictionary.

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MIT Press Complete Collection

Access to all ebooks published by MIT Press, over 3000 titles, dating back to the first date of publication.

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New York Times (archive)

ALL THE NEWS THAT’S FIT TO PRINT - It may be known as “America’s newspaper” but for more than a century, The New York Times has commanded international readership. Coverage: 1851 - 2017

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Nexis Uni

One of the world's premier fulltext news, government, legal, finance and business information services. Research international news, corporate and legal materials.

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NFB Campus (National Film Board)

Provides access to online viewing of films produced by the National Film Board of Canada (NFB).

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OAIster Institutional Repository Search Engine

A collection of previously difficult-to-access, academically-oriented digital resources that are easily searchable by anyone.

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OECD iLibrary

OECD iLibrary is a complete online collection of journals, books, and statistical series and databases published by the OECD since 1998. Use for: full-text access to books, journals and statistics from the OECD.

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OpenDOAR Directory of Open Access Repositories

OpenDOAR is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories. Each OpenDOAR repository has been visited by project staff to check the information that is recorded here.

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Oxford Journals Online

Oxford Journals is a division of Oxford University Press, which is a department of Oxford University. Contains academic and research journals covering a broad range of subject areas,

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Oxford Reference Online

User limit: 5 maximum

Over 300 key Oxford University Press dictionaries and other reference works. Multi-disciplinary.

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Oxford Very Short Introductions

Very Short Introductions offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subjects from Climate to Consciousness, Game Theory to Ancient Warfare, Privacy to Islamic History, Economics to Literary Theory.

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Peter Lang ebooks

Access to about 500 Peter Lang ebooks in arts, humanities, social sciences, in English and German. Also access to about 800 Open Access titles.

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Project Muse

Online access to a selection of important journals and ebooks in the humanities and social sciences.

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ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global

Includes millions of searchable citations to dissertations and theses from 1861 to the present day together with over a million full-text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format.

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ProQuest Ebook Central

Multidisciplinary ebook platform providing access to thousands of titles.

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RefWorks and RefShare - Citation Management Software

Note: As of May 21, 2015, UBC RefWorks accounts and databases will be stored on servers located in the United States.

Click "Sign Up for a New Account" on the RefWorks login page the first time you use RefWorks.

Create, organize and manage citations and produce bibliographies automatically.

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Routledge Handbooks Online

Includes access to one subject collection - Environment & Sustainability 2015

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Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland archives

Part of the Wiley Digital Archive primary source collection. The Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland archive includes a 150,000-image library of ethnographic photographs dating back to the 1860s.

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Royal College of Physicians archive

The Royal College of Physicians archive, which ranges from the year 1205 through 1980, reflects the history and development of modern Western medicine.

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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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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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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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SpringerLink

Full-text online access to journals & ebooks published by Springer, Nature, and Palgrave.

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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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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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Taylor & Francis eBooks

Access to a multidisciplinary collection of ebooks from Taylor & Francis. Imprints include Routledge, CRC Press and Garland Science.

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The Independent [Digital archive]

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

The important British daily newspaper which began publication in 1986.

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Toronto Star (archive)

Full text access to the Toronto Star. Coverage: 1894 - 2018

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University of Toronto Press journals

University of Toronto Press (UTP) is the largest scholarly press in Canada and one of the most respected university presses in North America. UBC has access to select titles.

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University Press Scholarship Online

A collection of ebooks from various university presses. UBC Library has purchased most of the Oxford titles, and a selection of publications from other publishers.

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Web of Science Core Collection

To use Journals Citation Reports at the same time as WoS, open JCR in a new tab as well now.

Multidisciplinary database of journal articles and conference proceedings, used for citation analysis of research. Includes access to EndNote Basic, a web-based version of EndNote.

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Wiley Digital Archives

Digitized archives of academic and scientific societies. UBC Library has purchased 4 archives: Royal College of Physicians, Royal Anthropological Institute, New York Academy of Sciences, and Royal Geographical Society.

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Wiley Online Library

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Wiley is the international scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly publishing business with strengths in every major academic and professional field and partnerships with many of the world's leading societies.

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