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**All Ebsco Databases (++ = included in Articles Search Box) Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff Some full text Resource contains images

Search all Ebsco databases at once:

  • Academic Search Premier
  • Business Source Premier
  • CINAHL Plus with Full Text
  • Education Research Complete
  • eBook Collection
  • ERIC
  • Food Science Source
  • GreenFILE
  • Hospitality and Tourism Complete
  • Professional Development Collection
  • SocINDEX with Full Text
  • SPORTDiscus with Full Text
  • Vocational Studies Premier

Academic Search Premier ++ Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff Some full text
Academic Search Premier is the world’s largest scholarly, multi-disciplinary full text database containing full text for nearly 4,500 journals, including more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles.  This collection offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more.

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Academic Video Online Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff
 Trial database from ProQuest that expires on August 30th, 2018. Academic Video Online is the most comprehensive video subscription available to libraries. It delivers more than 62,000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. More than 17,000 titles are exclusive to Alexander Street
BioMed Central Unrestricted Resource Some full text
BioMed Central features over 180 open access (freely available), peer-reviewed journals publishing biomedical research in areas such as biology, biotechnology, neuroscience and various medical specialties.
 
Birds of North America (BNA) Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff Some full text Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
Birds of North America (BNA) Online provides comprehensive life histories for each of the 716+ species of birds breeding in the USA (including Hawaii) and Canada.  It includes an array of multimedia including image, audio, and video galleries.
Business Insights: Global Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff Some full text

Global Company and Industry Intelligence

  • Detailed company and industry profiles including SWOT reports, market share reports, and financial reports
  • Thousands of company histories and industry essays from Gale's core business collection
  • Case studies, scholarly journals, and business news for deep research coverage of global economies.

Business Source Premier ++ Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff Some full text Resource contains images

Business Source Premier is the industry’s most used business research database, providing full text for more than 2,300 journals.  Topics covered include marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, economics, and SWOT analyses.

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Canada in Context Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff Some full text
Created especially for students and researchers studying Canada, its people, and its history, Canada in Context spans the North American continent to deliver a full range of country-specific topics (including First Nations and the government of Canada) as well as information on technology, sports, industry, and more delivered from a Canadian perspective. Its continuously updated resources provide ongoing benefits for students anywhere conducting research on Canadian topics.
Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) Unrestricted Resource Some full text
CanLII’s website is recognized as the largest Web resource providing access to legal documents from Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial governments for both legal practitioners and the general public. CanLII is now an essential component of the legal information system in Canada.
CINAHL Plus with Full Text Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff Some full text

CINAHL® Plus with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive nursing & allied health research database, providing full text for more than 640 journals indexed in CINAHL.

Content includes: Full text for more than 640 journals, Full text for 220 books/monographs, Full text coverage dating back to 1937.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text also contains: Author Affiliations, Searchable Cited References, Research Instruments, Evidence-Based Care Sheets, Quick Lessons and Search Strategies


Conference Board of Canada e-Library Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff Some full text

Through our e-Library, you can download more than 5,900 insightful reports and webinars on relevant topics that are critical to Canadians. On average, we add two new reports or webinars to our e-Library every day, and more than 160,000 people download our reports or webinars each year.

 

CPI-Q Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff Some full text
CPI-Q is the premier database of Canadian magazines and newspapers, biographies, and other reference materials. It indexes 1,200 titles including the Globe and Mail and provides full-text coverage for over 550 journals.
DATA.gov Unrestricted Resource
The purpose of Data.gov is to increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the [United States] Federal Government.
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) Unrestricted Resource Some full text
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) provides links to full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. Of the over 3000 journals referenced on the site, indexing is provided for over 1100; for the remainder, links are included to the journal website.

DOAJ Questions & Answers

eBook Central Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff
 Trial database from ProQuest that expires on August 30th, 2018
eBook Collection Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff Some full text
A collection of over 50,000 program-related eBooks from Ebsco, viewable and downloadable online
Education Research Complete ++ Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff Some full text

Education Research Complete is the definitive online resource for education research. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Education Research Complete provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,840 journals, as well as full text for more than 950 journals, and includes full text for more than 81 books and monographs, and for numerous education-related conference papers.

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ERIC - Education Resources Information Center ++ Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff Some full text

ERIC is an index to the worldwide literature of education. Coverage includes periodicals as well as books, pamphlets, ERIC Digests, curriculum guides, bibliographies, and unpublished works such as conference papers and government reports.

Please Note that many ERIC Full Text articles published before 2005 are currently unavailable because of privacy concerns and they are making them available as they edit out the private data.

 

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Films on Demand Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
Films On Demand contains thousands of streaming videos provided by the Films Media Group. The college currently subscribes to the Master Technical Collection which covers the subject areas of  technical education, guidance counseling, careers & job search, family and consumer sciences. Also included in the subscription are the subject areas of Science & Mathematics and Health & Medicine.

 

Top 10 most viewed videos


Food Science Source ++ Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff Some full text

Food Science Source is a comprehensive full-text database designed to support the informational needs of the food industry at every level. This collection offers unmatched full-text coverage of information relevant to many areas integral to the food industry, encompassing sectors such as food science, food service, processing, packaging, shipping, etc. The database features hundreds of thousands of records, and offers complete coverage of more than 1,300 full-text titles. Searchable cited references are also provided.

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Global Issues in Context Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff Some full text

Empower students to understand topics from a non-U.S. perspective

Designed to support global awareness, Global Issues in Context ties together a wealth of authoritative content that empowers students to critically analyze and understand the most important issues of the modern world.


Global Road Warriors Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff Some full text Resource contains images
This database is a research tool for students seeking information on  customs,  cultures and international business. Global Road Warrior has everything from country facts, security briefings to climate.
Government of Canada Publications Unrestricted Resource Some full text
Search this catalogue of over 180,000 Government of Canada publications where you can download from the free E-collection of 70,000 publications. You can use the Advanced Search page to limit your search to free electronic documents.
GreenFILE ++ Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff Some full text Resource contains images

GreenFILE covers all aspects of human impact to the environment.  Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for approximately 295,000 records, as well as full-text for more than 4,600 records.

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HeinOnline's Government, Politics & Law for Canada Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff Some full text
 About Government, Politics & Law for Canada
 
HeinOnline has specifically created the Government, Politics & Law for Canada package so universities may replace existing resources for a fraction of the cost. The academic research package features more than 50 million pages of content covering political sciencecriminal justicewomen's studiesreligious studies, and more than 80 other subject areas. With more historical content than any other database, HeinOnline provides access to 300+ years of information on political development and the complete history of the creation of government and legal systems around the world.

Benefits of HeinOnline:
  • Incredibly affordable
  • More than 2,500 academic journals
  • Includes Provincial Statutes of CanadaRevised Statutes of Canada,Annual Statutes, and Canada Supreme Court Reports
  • Fully searchable
  • Easy-to-use interface functionality
  • Exact replicas of original print publications

Highwire Press Unrestricted Resource Some full text
Free access to full-text science, technology and medicine journals, except for the most recent issues (usually six months or a year).
Hindawi open access journals Unrestricted Resource Some full text
Hindawi publishes more than 400 Open Access journals covering a wide range of academic disciplines. All articles published in Hindawi journals are open access and distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

 

Hospitality & Tourism Complete ++ Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff Some full text

Hospitality & Tourism Complete covers scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism.  This collection contains full-text coverage of 440 publications, including periodicals, company & country reports, and books. Topics include culinary arts, demographics & statistics, development & investment, food & beverage management, hospitality law, hotel management & administrative practices, leisure & business travel, market trends, technology and more.

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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) ++ Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 500 core journals, more than 50 priority journals, and 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

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MedlinePLUS Unrestricted Resource Some full text Resource contains images Resource contains video
MedlinePLUS, hosted by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, seeks to provide consumers with authoritative, up-to-date health information. Users can browse through over 700 topic areas (reviewed and updated every six months), and links are provided to over 1250 expert organizations. MedlinePLUS also offers a medical dictionary and encyclopedia, drug information, tutorials, information about diagnostic tests, and daily news updates. Access to MedlinePLUS is unrestricted. 
National Criminal Justice Reference System Unrestricted Resource
The NCJRS Abstracts Databases contains summaries of more than 180,000 publications, including U.S. government documents, books, research reports, journal articles, and unpublished research. A second, full text database features the complete version of more than 7000 downloadable criminal justice publications. Searchers can enter search terms directly or can browse through expandable topic lists. Updates to the Abstracts database are weekly; the publications section is refreshed whenever a new title is added.

Access to NCJRS is unrestricted.

NCJRS Search Tips and Tutorial
NFB (National Film Board of Canada) Streaming Videos Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff Resource contains video
Streaming video from the National Film Board of Canada. Enjoy documentaries, animations, alternative dramas and interactive productions on the web, on your personalized home page, or on your iPhone. Holland College Library Services has subscribed to NFB Campus to allow access to an extra 500 videos as well as allowing educators to create NFB Campus profiles to taylor these educational videos around their classroom requirements. You can search the NFB website for classroom study guides to accompany videos.
Open Access Theses and Dissertations Unrestricted Resource
 OATD.org aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 1100 colleges, universities, and research institutions. OATD currently indexes 3,343,003 theses and dissertations.
Open Textbook Library Unrestricted Resource Some full text
Open textbooks are textbooks that have been funded, published, and licensed to be freely used, adapted, and distributed. These books have been reviewed by faculty from a variety of colleges and universities to assess their quality. These books can be downloaded for no cost, or printed at low cost. All textbooks are either used at multiple higher education institutions; or affiliated with an institution, scholarly society, or professional organization.
OpenEd BCcampus Open Textbooks Unrestricted Resource Some full text
An open textbook is a textbook licensed under an open copyright license, and made available online to be freely used by students, teachers and members of the public. They are available for free as online versions, and as low-cost printed versions, should students opt for these
ProQuest Central Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff
 Trial database from ProQuest that expires on August 30th, 2018. ProQuest Central is the largest single periodical resource available, bringing together complete databases across all major subject areas, including Business, Health and Medical, Language and Literature, Social Sciences, Education, Science and Technology, as well as core titles in the Performing and Visual Arts, History, Religion, Philosophy, and includes thousands of full-text newspapers from around the world.
PubMed [with LinkOut to fulltext holdings] Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff Some full text
PubMed is compiled by the U.S. National Library of Medicine. It is a bibliographic (citation only) database that indexes the literature of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and the health care system. It covers more than 4800 journals published in the United States and 70 other countries; most records are from English-language sources.

 

ScienceDirect Health & Life Sciences Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff Some full text
ScienceDirect Health & Life Sciences provides the full text of over 1,200 journals as well as abstracts of almost 1,900 journals in the health and life sciences including environmental science, bioscience, and health.  While indexing may extend back as far as 1965, full-text coverage for the titles included in the Health and Life Sciences Collection begins in 1995.  

ScienceDirect Search Tips and Tutorials

SocINDEX with Full Text ++ Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff Some full text

SocINDEX with Full Text, an EBSCOHOST database, allows you to search and retrieve bibliographic and full text information from in the field of sociology. Sub-disciplines include criminology & criminal justice, demography, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, marriage & family, political sociology, religion, rural & urban sociology, social development, social psychology, social work, substance abuse & other addictions, violence and many others.

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SPORTDiscus ++ Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff Some full text Resource contains images

SPORTDiscus with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive source of full-text sports & sports medicine journals, providing full text for 415 journals indexed in SPORTDiscus. 

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statista Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff Some full text
We pride ourselves in being one of the world's first and only companies to bring together data from over 18,000 sources. Our research analysts source the most up-to-date statistical data from around the globe; our analytical approach and efficient research processes enable us to supply our clients with the data that is relevant to them.
Statistics Canada Unrestricted Resource
Publishes the "whole range of statistics on the economic and social activities of the Canadian people" on a daily, weekly, quarterly, annual, or irregular basis. Statistics Canada also publishes the Census of Canada at five year intervals.
Travel42 Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff
travel42 provides everything travel professionals need to recommend hotels and cruise ships, create customized destination guides for clients, and stay informed about travel disruptions and security developments worldwide.  And it’s all in one place:

  • Detailed descriptions of 160,000 hotels
  • 10,000 unbiased hotel reviews and 300 cruise-ship
        reviews written from in-person inspections
  • 5,700 destination reports from local experts
  • Proprietary, 24/7 travel-alert service specifically for travel professionals

To get started, create a free profile

 

Vocational Studies Premier ++ Available to Campus Students, Faculty and Staff Some full text Resource contains images

Vocational Studies Premier is designed specifically for junior and community colleges.  Subjects include accounting, agricultural sciences, child care services, cosmetology, culinary arts, forestry, food service management, graphic arts, hair dressing, hospitality management, interior design, journalism, plumbing, heating & air conditioning, veterinary technology and welding to name a few.

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