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


  • Érudit (Freely Accessible)
    A collection of full-text French-language journals.

  • 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).

  • Taylor & Francis Library S&T - CRKN
    A collection of full-text electronic journals in Science and Technology.

  • Taylor & Francis Library SSH - CRKN
    A collection of full-text electronic journals in Social Sciences and Humanities.

  • IMVBox.com
    With over 1,000 streaming films, IMVBox.com is the largest 'online cinematheque' and only legal platform for Iranian films. By showcasing a large selection of award-winning Iranian films, including features, documentaries, shorts and plays, IMVBox aims to present the diversity, depth and richness of Iranian cinema. IMVBox's mission is to “paint a true picture” of the Middle East.

  • ProQuest Central
    ProQuest Central includes databases in business, health and medical, social sciences, education, science and technology, as well as core titles in the Performing and Visual arts, History, Religion, Philosophy, and Language and Literature. The collection provides access to not only scholarly journals, but also to high value market research, country, economic, and industry reports, essential pre-print working papers, and full-text dissertations, as well as a vast number of professional journals, and general interest periodicals. It also includes over 2,300 full-text news sources from all over the world, which provide context to the scholarly content in ProQuest Central.

  • Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print
    Mental Measurements Yearbooks with Tests in Prints is designed to assist professionals in selecting and using standardized tests. The series, initiated in 1938, provides factual information, critical reviews, and comprehensive bibliographic references on the construction, use, and validity of all tests published in English.

  • Scitation Publications
    A collection of journals published by Scitation Publications. Concordia subscribes to only some of the journals in this database. Access is provided by AIP.

  • Screen Studies Collection
    Cross-searches the following databases: FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Journals, American Film Institute Catalog, and Film Index International.

  • CanLII
    Search Canadian case law. Free access to Canadian legal information, including court judgments, tribunal decisions, statutes and regulations from all Canadian jurisdictions. Managed by the Federation of Law Societies of Canada.

  • Royal Society of Chemistry eBooks
    A collection of ebooks. Concordia has purchased only some of the books in this collection.

  • Early English books online - Text Creation Partnership (TCP)
    Early English Books Online – Text Creation Partnership (TCP) contains the fully searchable full text of the first 25,000 texts that have been transcribed and encoded into regular text by the Text Creation Partnership, Phase I, which is now freely available under the Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication (CC0 1.0 Universal).

    Early English Books Online, 1475-1700 (EEBO)provides digital access to the full-text and full-images of printed books listed in Pollard and Redgrave’s Short Title Catalogue of Books Printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English Books Printed Abroad, 1475-1640 (STC I) and in Donald Wing’s Short Title Catalogue of Books Printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English Books Printed in Other Countries, 1641-1700 (STC II). EEBO contains the full-text and full-images of the Thomason Tracts, a collection of 22,000 broadsides ranging from political speeches to religious tracts to newspaper articles from the period 1640-1661. EEBO includes the Early English Books Tract Supplement containing broadsides, pamphlets and scrapbooks primarily from the British Library.

  • Key Business Ratios
    Key Business Ratios (KBR) provides benchmarking data to examine industry benchmarks compiled from Dun & Bradstreet’s database of public and private companies, featuring 14 key business ratios in 800 lines of business. These ratios are used to benchmark a company’s performance in the areas of solvency, efficiency, and profitability against its industry norm. Users may search data by SIC (Standard Industry Classification) or NAICS (North American Industry Classification System) codes, line of business, asset range and year. Coverage includes Canadian and U.S. companies.

  • FAOSTAT
    FAOSTAT provides statistical data that can be browsed, searched, compared, and downloaded. Major data domains include production, trade, prices, investment, emissions (agriculture), emissions (land use), food balances, agri-environmental indicators, food security, inputs, population, forestry, ASTI R&D indicators, and emergency response. Data coverage: 1961-2013.

  • Edward Elgar Business and Management eBook Collection
    A collection of full-text scholarly ebooks in Business and Management.

  • International Child and Youth Care Network Online Journals
    A collection of online journals. Concordia subscribes to some of the journals in this database.

  • IOP Ebooks – CRKN
    Full text of over 35 Institute of Physics (IOP) journals.

  • Canadian Parliamentary Historical Resources
    Free searchable database of the digitised debates and journals of the Senate and the House of Commons. Available in English and French. Includes all debates and journals from Parliament 1, Session 1 (1867) until coverage on parl.gc.ca begins (1994/1996).

  • InCites
    InCites database from Thomson Reuters allows for comparative analysis of research output by author, institution, discipline. InCites is linked to the Essential Science Indicators and Journal Citation Reports. To access the database you will need to register first.

  • Manchester Medieval Sources Online
    Manchester Medieval Sources Online is a web-based learning resource containing hundreds of original medieval history documents compiled for the teaching and study of history. There is full-text access to texts from the Manchester Medieval Sources series and links to web resources for the study of medieval history.

  • ProQuest Arts databases
    ProQuest Arts databases includes the following databases: ArtsBibliographies Modern, Arts and Humanities Database, Humanities Index, DAAI: Design and Applied Arts Index, International Bibliography of Art, Performing Arts Periodicals and Vogue Archive.

  • American Library Association
    Concordia subscribes to some of the journals in this collection.

  • Brill Online Reference Works - Classical Studies
    The following 4 Classics resources are available on this platform:
    - Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum Online
    - New Pauly Online
    - Brills New Pauly Supplements Online
    - Jacoby Online

  • Cambridge University Press - CRKN
    Full-text coverage of electronic journals that are published by Cambridge University Press (CUP), headquartered in Cambridge, England.

  • Multi-Science Publishing
    Concordia subscribes to only some of the publications from this publisher.

  • Brepols Online
    Electronic books in the humanities.

  • Taylor & Francis Media, Cultural & Communication Studies Archive
    Archival collection of Taylor & Francis journals in the Media, Cultural and Communication Studies, with coverage to 1996.

  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Irish Times
    This database offers full-page-images and article images from the Irish Times (1859-2011) and the Irish Weekly Times Archive (1876-1958).

  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Jerusalem Post
    This database offers full-page images and article images from the Jerusalem Post (1932-1988).

  • SAGE Deep Backfile Package 2015
    This is a collection of full-text e-journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine.

  • American Mathematical Society eBooks
    This is a collection of full-text eBooks provided by the American Mathematical Society. We have access to only certain sub-collections.

  • Knowledge Unlatched Pilot Collection
    A collection of open access books provided by Knowledge Unlatched, an organization dedicated to promoting open access for scholarly books.

  • Territoires
    Territoires is a web portal from the Ministere des Affaires municipales et Occupation du territoire (MAMOT) of the Government of Quebec. It includes two components: 1) The "Bibliotheque virtuelle" which gives access to official documents such as development plans and government notices; 2) The "Navigateur geographique" which presents cartographic information on land use. Note that the maps can be exported in PDF format, but the underlying geospatial data cannot be extracted.

  • IM PAN Online Journals
    A collection of journals published by the Institute of Mathematics (Polish Academy of Sciences). Concordia subscribes to only some of the journals in this database.

  • ODESI
    ODESI provides data access and analysis tools for social survey data from Statistics Canada and Canadian polling data including Centre for Research and Information on Canada (CRIC), Gallup Canada, Gallup Canada, Institute for Social Research (ISR), Listening to Canadians (LTC)and Voice of the People (VoP).

  • Psychiatry Online (POL) Core
    Psychiatric diagnoses are categorized by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th Edition), better known as the DSM-5. This is the online version of the manual, published by the American Psychiatric Association. It covers all mental health disorders for both children and adults. It also lists known causes of these disorders, statistics in terms of gender, age at onset, and prognosis as well as some research concerning the optimal treatment approaches. The Psychiatry Online (POL) Core package includes the DSM5 current edition (DSM5 Handbook of Differential Diagnosis, and DSM5 Clinical Cases) as well as 3 online journals: "American Journal of Psychiatry", "Psychiatric Services", and "Psychiatric News".

  • FRANCIS
    Francis is a multidisciplinary database covering a wide range of subjects. It consists of 19 databases which include citations and abstracts to international journals, books, conference proceedings, French dissertations and research reports in the humanities (archaeology, art history, linguistics, literature, philosophy, prehistory and religion); the social sciences (administration, computers and the law, economics, education, ethnology, geography, Latin America, management, public health, and sociology). Most of the files are indexed in French and English.

  • Statista
    A statistics portal that provides data from thousands of institutions and sources. It provides access to ready-made statistical charts, graphs and tables from market and opinion research institutions, as well as from business organizations and government agencies. The data sets are grouped into 20 main categories covering topics such as media & advertising, telecommunications, chemicals, energy, consumer goods, e-commerce, banking, health care, retail, demographics, sports, transportation, tourism and more.

  • Kanopy
    Streaming video covering a wide range of disciplines.

  • Mergent Intellect
    Mergent Intellect provides information on both public and private U.S. companies, Canadian companies, and international companies. Type of information includes business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, identify parent and subsidiary relationships as well as business and residential directory search.

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

  • Backfile Package - Social Science including Supplement 1 [YUS]
    Historical archive of full-text journals published on Social Science prior to 1994.

  • ScienceDirect Complete Book Series
    Collection of e-book titles spanning all scientific disciplines. We have access to selected titles in this collection.

  • Cambridge Histories Online
    Historical reference compendium allows access to over 300 volumes of the Cambridge Histories series. The volumes are grouped into topics, making it quick and easy to search and browse through an array of historical subject areas including British and American history, Music, Philosophy, History of the Book, Political and Social Theory, Religious Studies and Warfare. The extensive bibliographic referencing and other leading functionality, enhances usability and makes this resource ideal for any type of historical research.

  • British Periodicals Collection II
    A collection of facsimile page images and searchable full text for hundreds of British periodicals (includes the UMI microfilm collections English Literary Periodicals and British Periodicals in the Creative Arts together with additional titles, amounting to almost 3 million pages). Topics covered include literature, music, art, drama, archaeology and architecture.

  • British Periodicals Collection I
    A collection of facsimile page images and searchable full text for hundreds of British periodicals (includes the UMI microfilm collection Early British Periodicals). Topics covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts and the social sciences.
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