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The following electronic resources have been added to the library's collections recently:


  • Brill Online Journals
    A collection of journals published by Brill. Concordia subscribes to only some of the works in this database.

  • DLI Microdata Search in Nesstar
    The Nesstar server from Statistics Canada allows users to download Public Use Microdata Files (PUMFs) as well as the associated documentation (data dictionaries) made available through the Data Liberation Initiative (DLI) program. Documentation is also available for the Master files, but the data files themselves cannot be downloaded. Access to Master Files is only possible via the QICSS Research Data Centre.

  • Canadian Science Publishing CRKN Journals
    A collection of full-text e-journals published by Canadian Science Publishing (NRC Research Press) in all scientific disciplines.

  • HeinOnline U.S. Congressional Documents

  • HeinOnline Academic Core Collection Plus
    Digital archives of legal information consisting of several full-text research collections, including: Law Journal Library, Legal Classics Library, US Statutes at Large and Code of Federal Regulations (and other congressional documents), Treaties and Agreements Library, U.S. Supreme Court Library, English Reports (Full Reprint Edition) and more. All collections provide comprehensive coverage of each publication, with the a facsimile version of the full-text displayed in image-based format. Statutes of Canada.

  • American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 5
    Coverage: 1866 to 1912

  • American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 4
    Coverage: 1853 to 1865

  • American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 3
    Coverage: 1838 to 1852

  • American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 2
    Coverage: 1821 to 1837

  • American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 1
    Coverage: 1684 to 1820

  • Picture Post Historical Archive, 1938-1957
    The complete archive of the Picture Post from its first issue in 1938 to its last in 1957 - all digitized from originals in full colour. Provides a fascinating snapshot of British life from the 1930s to the 1950s, with thousands of photos of ordinary people doing ordinary things – from boys rolling a tyre, to a view of a postwar bedsit, to young women on a rollercoaster – all caught in a single moment in time.

  • ChemicalENGINEERINGnetBASE
    Ebook collection of around 450 titles.

  • Center for Research Libraries Global Resources
    CRL Global Resources provides access to primary and secondary source materials for international research. Many of these collection materials are unique; most are unavailable from other sources. The Center's online catalogue includes more than 1.1 million titles and online finding aids. CRL Global Resources, currently provides over 1 million pages of digital content, and will grow substantially through digital conversion of the existing CRL paper and microfilm corpus and related historical and cultural materials. The collections include more than 5 million volumes of published monographs and serials, including over 800,000 non‐North American dissertations. GRN (Global Resource Network) is a collaborative initiative of CRL and higher academic research institutions to support international studies.

  • Salem Online
    Concordia has complimentary online access to the following documents on the Salem Online platform:
    Defining documents in American History: The 1900s (1900-1909); The 1910s (1910-1919); The 1950s (1950-1959); The 1960s (1960-1969); The 1970s (1970-1979) and to the Defining Documents in World History: The 17th Century.

  • Arab World Geographer

  • SAGE Deep Backfile 2018
    This is a collection of full-text e-journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine.

  • Environment Complete
    Offers extensive coverage in the areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, and affiliated areas of study. Offering full text and indexing for journals, books and monographs,

  • Colonial State Papers
    Colonial State Papers provides access to primary source documents from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries. The earliest English settlements in North America, encounters with Native Americans, piracy in the Atlantic and Caribbean, the trade in slaves and English conflicts with the Spanish and French are all covered in this database. Combines two resources: CO 1: Privy Council and related bodies: America and West Indies, Colonial Papers and The Calendar of State Papers, Colonial: North America and the West Indies 1574-1739.

  • Frontier Life: Borderlands, Settlement & Colonial Encounters
    Acknowledgements: Access to Frontier Life is provided thanks to Consortia Canada and the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN).

  • Bibliography of Asian Studies
    The Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) contains more than 410,000 records on all subjects (especially humanities and social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide from 1971 to the present. Through the 1991 printed version, the BAS included citations to western-language periodical articles, individually authored monographs, chapters in edited volumes, conference proceedings, anthologies, and Festschriften, etc. Since 1992, newly published individual monographs are no longer being added to the database.

  • Akademiai Kiado
    Database of Hungarian science journals, some of which are open access. We subscribe to only some of the journals in the database.

  • Canadiana Online
    This collection consists of three themed collections: Monographs; Government Publications; and Serials (periodicals, annuals, and newspapers). These collections incorporate into a single interface all of the existing content of Early Canadiana Online (ECO), the microfiche coll. of the Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions (CIHM), and many millions of pages of new content based around the three themed collections. Altogether, Canadiana Online includes 32 million pages of content (about 6 times the size of the ECO collection). The Canadiana collections of archival material, government publications, periodicals, monographs, annuals, and newspapers will be free to access as of January 1, 2019.

  • International encyclopedia of the social & behavioral sciences (2015)
    The second edition of the International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences was published by Elsevier in 2015. It provides signed articles covering all areas of the social sciences including anthropology, archaeology, demography, economics, education, gender studies, law, linguistics, media studies, political science, psychology, sociology, urban studies, and many other areas.

  • Dead Sea Scrolls Electronic Library Non-Biblical Texts
    The Dead Sea Scrolls Electronic Library Non-Biblical Texts provides users with a comprehensive tool for the study of the non-biblical texts from the Judean Desert (the Dead Sea Scrolls). It contains high resolution images of the Non-Biblical Dead Sea Scroll fragments and all the texts, in the original languages and in translation.

  • National Research Council Canada Archive
    A colleciton of freely available publications.

  • ProQuest Digitized Newspapers: The Wall Street Journal Recent
    Full-page scanned images of The Wall Street Journal, digitized from microfilm.

  • Torrossa
    Concordia subscribes to only some of the journals in this database.

  • Erudit (Free Journals)
    A collection of full-text French language journals.

  • SPIE Digital Library (Full Collection)
    The full SPIE Digital Library is a collection of optics and photonics research with over 460,000 papers from conference proceedings, peer-reviewed journals, and eBooks. Content covers a broad range of applied optics and photonics science and engineering papers.

  • Oxford CRKN Journals Archive 2010
    This is a collection of full-text e-journals.

  • ROAD: Directory of Open Access Scholarly Resources
    ROAD provides free access to a subset of the ISSN registry for materials described as Open Access. The ROAD subset includes journals, conference proceedings, monographic series, scholarly blogs, and academic repositories. MARC records are obtained for this subset and added to our catalogue. The criteria for inclusion is open access with no moving wall, with an intended audience of researchers and scholars.

  • Ebook Central
    E-book platform

  • Women and Social Movements in Modern Empires since 1820
    Explores prominent themes in world history since 1820: conquest, colonization, settlement, resistance, and post-coloniality, as told through women's voices. With a clear focus on bringing the voices of the colonized to the forefront, this highly-curated archive and database includes documents related to the Habsburg Empire, the Ottoman Empire, the British, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Japanese, and United States Empires, and settler societies in the United States, New Zealand and Australia.

  • Women and Social Movements, International - 1840 to Present
    Contains primary materials: writings of women activists, their personal letters and diaries, and the proceedings of conferences at which pivotal decisions were made. International in scope.

  • Fundata Mutual Fund Database
    This database includes information for over 7,500 active funds from almost 440 sponsor companies. Information includes fund status, type, RRSP indicators, sales/redemption charge, currency, dividend frequency, management fees, expense ratios, and percentage foreign invested. For each fund you may also retrieve time series of data, listing changes in total net assets, NAVPS, income and capital gain dividend per share, share balance and value of investment.

  • Canadian Publishers Collection
    The Canadian Publishers Collection (part of the Canadian Electronic Library Books Collections) is a large collection of English and French e-books from Canadian publishers, including the major Canadian university presses. It includes over 70 leading Canadian publishers with over 16,000 titles.

  • Canadian Public Policy Collection
    A large collection (over 43,000 documents) of electronic monographs and reports from Canadian public policy institutes, government agencies, advocacy groups, university research centres, think-tanks, and other public interest groups.

  • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    Daily reports on developments in higher education, information technology, and distance education in America including faculty/administrative postings. The full text of the current issue of The Chronicle is available every Monday morning, following the Friday print publication. The site features an archive of premium articles of the last 28 years of The Chronicle.

  • Film Platform
    A collection of film documentaries on social, political and cultural subjects. Concordia subscribes to selected films.

  • SpringerOpen
    A collection of open access full-text journals.

  • Telecommunications Database
    Provides access to selected trade publications, magazines and scholarly journals related to the telecommunications industry.

  • Oxford Journals 2017 Open Access Collection
    A collection of open-access journals.

  • International Newsstream
    Fulltext news content from outside the U.S. and Canada. Coverage varies by title. Excludes illustrations, graphs, classified ads, advertisements, and stock market reports.

  • US Newsstream
    Fulltext of U.S. national and regional news sources. Coverage varies by title. Excludes illustrations, graphs, classified ads, advertisements, and stock market reports.

  • East India Company
    This digital resource offers access to a vast collection of primary source documents from the India Office Records held by the British Library, the single most important archive for the study of the East India Company. Containing royal charters, correspondence, trading diaries, minutes of council meetings and reports of expeditions, among other document types, this resource charts the history of British trade and rule in the Indian subcontinent and beyond from 1595 to 1947. Beginning with the Company's establishment by a charter from Queen Elizabeth I; traces its first voyages east, early attempts to trade in the Spice Islands (Indonesia), India and Japan, and skirmishes with pirates and rival trading companies.

  • Cfile.campus
    Exhibition catalogs, ebooks, and video library.

  • Vividata (new reporting tool: Target Snapshot)
    Vividata (formerly known as "PMB Print Measurement Bureau") provides survey data on Canadian print readership, non-print media exposure, product usage and lifestyles. PMB is a non-profit organization, representing the interests of Canadian publishers, advertising agencies, advertisers and other companies. Use either Members Only Category Reports or Product Data to access statistical tables. Coverage includes media activity, personal care, travel, apparel, home electronics, leisure, snacks, children's products, etc.

  • Dictionary of Old English (DOE)
    The Dictionary of Old English (DOE) defines the vocabulary of the first six centuries (C.E. 600-1150) of the English language. The Dictionary of Old English: A to H online includes the first release of the letter H, containing some 2,956 headwords, as well as revised versions of the eight previously published fascicles (1986-2007). Produced with the support of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the National Endowment for the Humanites, and published by the Centre for Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto.

  • Music Periodicals Database
    Covers scholarly and popular music;‎ provides indexing and abstracts for more than 425 international music periodicals, plus full text for around 140 journals; the majority of articles from 1996 onward.

  • ProQuest Early Film databases
    ProQuest Early Film Databases includes the following databases: Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive, American Periodicals, British Periodicals, Periodical Archives Online, ProQuest Historical Newspapers (all titles).
page last updated on: Monday 17 December 2018
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