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ABI/Inform Global

Search more than one thousand international business journals for in-depth coverage of business and economic conditions, management techniques, theory, and practice of business, advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, computers, and more.

Academic OneFile

Access more than 14,000 journal, newspaper and magazine titles, including 9,000 peer-reviewed journals, covering a wide variety of topics. Includes the full text of The New York Times from 1985 to the present.

Academic Search Complete

A comprehensive multi-disciplinary database that includes thousands of journal titles.

AccessEngineering

300 McGraw-Hill eBooks on engineering including: civil, electrical, and mechanical. Also includes videos and news,

AccessScience

Includes the full text version of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, late breaking science and technology news and links to relevant web sites. Be sure to check the Image and Multimedia tabs.

AdForum  Canadian Resource Image

Access information on over 20,000 advertising agencies and 70,000 ads.

Alt-HealthWatch

Focuses on alternative and holistic approaches to health care and wellness. This database provides abstracts and indexing for articles in over 160 journals, magazines, reports, proceedings, and newsletters.

America: History and Life with Full Text  Canadian Resource Image

Provides concrete literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present.

American Film Scripts Online  Canadian Resource Image

Contains more than 1000 film scripts with detailed information on the scenes, characters and people related to the scripts. In addition, the database includes facsimilie images for more than 500 of these screenplays.

Applied Science & Technology Full Text

Provides access to 453 core scientific and technical periodicals. Covers scientific journals in fields such as chemistry, computer technology, construction industry, electronics, mathematics, mechanical engineering, physics, plastics and telecommunications.

Art & Architecture Source

Provides access to a broad range of articles on art related subjects, from fine, decorative and commercial art, to various areas of architecture and architectural design.

ARTstor(video tutorial)

Includes 500,000 images of paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, photography, architecture, garden and landscapes, maps, fashion, costumes and jewellery.

ASTM Standards

This resource provides instant access to the current digital edition of the Annual Book of ASTM Standards. Include test methods, specifications, accepted practice, and accepted terminology for materials, products, systems and services. ASTM standards are used around the world to improve product quality, enhance safety, facilitate market access and trade, and build consumer confidence.

BBC Shakespeare Plays

The 37 BBC plays streamed. 

Berg Fashion Library

Provides information on world dress and fashion throughout history.

Bibliography of Native North Americans  Canadian Resource Image

A bibliographic database covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. This resource covers a wide range of topics including archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy.

Books@Ovid

Medicine, nursing, and pharmacy eBooks.

Britannica Online

Includes the complete encyclopedia, as well as Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, Britannica Student Encyclopedia and the Britannica Book of the Year.

Business Economics & Theory Collection

Academic journals and magazines with information on starting a business, marketing a product, developing policy, analyzing trends and constructing economic models.

Business Source Complete(video tutorial)

Search thousands of business journals. This database includes market research reports, detailed Datamonitor company and industry profiles, as well as country economic reports from the EIU, Global Insight and CountryWatch.

Canada in Context  Canadian Resource Image(video tutorial)

Helps researchers develop both research and critical-thinking skills while covering the spectrum of Canadian-focused subject matter.

Canada's Information Resource Centre  Canadian Resource Image

Access: Associations Canada, Canadian Almanac & Directory, Canadian Environmental Resource Guide, Canadian Parliamentary Guide, Financial Services Canada, Governments Canada, Major Canadian Cities, Canadian Who's Who and Health Guide Canada.

Canadian Book Review Annual  Canadian Resource Image

This is a searchable database that provides access to reviews of Canadian-authored publications, including scholarly, reference and trade material.

Canadian Business Resource (Blue Book)

An online business directory of Canadian companies. Previously named Blue Book of Canadian Business, you can search a database of over 6,560 top Canadian companies using specific criteria: contact information, officers' and directors' names, brief company description, financial data and NAICS codes.

Canadian Encyclopedia  Canadian Resource Image

Full text of the authoritative encyclopedia about Canada and its people, in English and French.

Canadian Health Research Collection  Canadian Resource Image(video tutorial)

Choose the Medicine topic then switch the "Text and Key Fields" drop-down to "Collection" and choose CEL Canadian Health Research.

Includes publishers of primary research such as government agencies and university centres.

Canadian Law List  Canadian Resource Image

Canada Law Book's free directory of Canadian law firms, lawyers, judges and government departments.

Canadian Legal Information Institute  Canadian Resource Image

CanLII makes primary sources of Canadian law accessible. Includes statutes and case law from federal, provincial and territorial jurisdictions.

Canadian Major Dailies  Canadian Resource Image(video tutorial)

Offers access to the full text of nearly 300 newspapers published in Canada, including the Toronto Star and the Globe and Mail.

Canadian Oxford Dictionary  Canadian Resource Image

Combines coverage of international English with information on English as it is particularly used in Canada. Definitions are presented so that the meaning most familiar to Canadians appear first.

Canadian Points of View  Canadian Resource Image(video tutorial)

Designed to provide students with resources that present multiple sides of a current issue, containing information on key topics of interest to Canadian researchers.

Canadian Public Policy Collection  Canadian Resource Image(video tutorial)

Choose the Social Sciences topic then enter your keyword search. Filter the results if needed.

A collection of eBooks from Canadian public policy institutes, government agencies, university research centres.

Canadian Reference Centre  Canadian Resource Image

Provides full text access to 150 Canadian journals, magazines, newspapers & newswires, reference books, and company information plus over 400 international periodicals.

Canadian Subsidy Directory  Canadian Resource Image

With information on more than 3,000 sources of financing and government programs, the Canadian Subsidy Directory is an ideal source for anyone searching for Canadian grants, loans and government programs.

CANSIM  Canadian Resource Image

CANSIM is Statistics Canada's primary socioeconomic database. It has over 2,800 tables and 41 million time series that track trends in the lives of Canadians. Whereas the census represents information about Canadians at a particular point in time, CANSIM provides data at regular time intervals.

Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations

Provides meanings of abbreviations for legal publications from Canada, Great Britain, Australia, New Zealand and the United States. As well as, a selection of major foreign language law abbreviations.

CARDonline  Canadian Resource Image

CARDonline provides advertising rates, data and media planning information. You can not create reports or media lists with our subscription.

Career Cruising  Canadian Resource Image(video tutorial)

Match careers with interests, explore career information (job descriptions, working conditions, earnings, multimedia interviews) and find out more about college and university courses.

CBCA Complete  Canadian Resource Image

Canadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA) Complete combines full text and indexed content from all four CBCA database subsets (Business, Current Events, Education, and Reference).

Choice Reviews

A source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education.

CINAHL with Fulltext

Includes materials on the topics of nursing, allied health, consumer health, biomedicine, complementary medicine and health sciences.

CisionPoint   Canadian Resource Image
3 user limit

Find media company contacts and generate mailing lists. Access restricted to current Humber students, faculty and staff. Log-in information available at the Reference Desk.

College Complete eBooks from ProQuest
Unlimited users per book

Access to this collection is made possible by the Colleges eBook Consortium Project, a joint endeavour of the Ontario colleges.

Communications and Mass Media Complete

Offers full text articles for over 200 journals in the fields of communication and mass media studies.

Compleat Lexical Tutor   Canadian Resource Image

Provides a variety of tools for students to improve their academic vocabulary.

comScore
Log-in Required

comScore is a global leader in measuring the digital world and the preferred source of digital business analytics.

Corpus of Contemporary American English

The corpus is composed of more than 450 million words from more than 160,000 texts.

Country Watch

Political, economic, business and daily news is available.

CPA Canada Standards and Guidance Collection  Canadian Resource Image

Provides access to the CPA's (Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada's) standards and guidance collection.

CPI.Q  Canadian Resource Image

Covers about 1.8 million articles from nearly 700 Canadian journals and magazines.

Credo Reference

This collection of more than 500 encyclopedias and dictionaries covers a wide range of subjects. Includes labelled images.

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Fulltext

This resource includes bibliographic records and full text covering essential areas related to criminal justice and criminology.

CriminalSource  Canadian Resource Image

Features Martin's Annual Criminal Code, Martin's Related Criminal Statutes, Canadian Criminal Cases (C.C.C.) and Master Table of Cases.

Criterion On-Demand

Browse the entire collection of 1600 streaming feature films and documentaries.

Culinary Arts Collection

Coverage includes searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.

CYC-Net

The International Child and Youth Care Network website provides access to the CYC-Online articles. The Relational Child & Youth Care Practice journal is available from Humber Libraries.

Department of Justice Canada

Canadian statutes and regulations prepared by the Department of Justice Canada.

DSM-5
Psychiatry Online

The latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.

E-laws  Canadian Resource Image

Contains consolidated versions of most of Ontario's public statutes and regulations that are up to date within 14 days of enactment of a new law or amendment of an existing law.

eBook Academic Collection from Ebsco
Unlimited users per book

Access to this collection is made possible by the Colleges eBook Consortium Project, a joint endeavour of the Ontario colleges.

eBooks & audioBooks from Ebsco
1 user per book

Click the New Search button to release a book for the next user. Printing is limited to 60 pages per book.

EconLit

Covers all fields of economics, including capital markets, country studies, econometrics, economic forecasting, environmental economics, government regulations, labor economics, monetary theory, and urban economics 

Education Research Complete

Provides acces to journals that cover all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing.

Educator's Reference Complete

Provides access to journals that cover multiple levels of education from preschool to college and includes educational specialty, such as bilingual studies, health, technology and testing. The resource also includes information on issues related to administration, funding and policy in education.

ERIC

Provides access to educational literature and resources, including the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.

Fine Arts & Music Collection

Provides access to more than 5 million articles on hundreds of arts-related topics; from music and music theory to drama and the performing arts. It also provides content in the visual arts and art history.

Food Science Source

Deals with food industry-related issues. More than 1,000 key food industry and market reports are available.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

300 eBooks covering many topics from Arts to Technology.

Garden, Landscape & Horticulture Collection

Provides access to journals of interest to landscape architects, farmers and biotechnologists.

Google Scholar

Access articles from the Library's eResources when searching Google Scholar.

Grant Connect  Canadian Resource Image

Contains updated information on over 2,200 Canadian grant-making foundations. Funding proposal workbook included. Access restricted to current Humber students, faculty and staff.

GreenFILE

Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

Health Source: Consumer Edition

Covering topics such as AIDS, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol and women's health, this collection of consumer health information provides access to over 80 full text consumer health magazines, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Harvard Health Letter, Men's Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times and more.

Health Source: Nursing / Academic Edition

Provides access to over 500 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines including nursing and other allied health professions.

Healthstar

Contains information about health industry staffing, economics, insurance, healthcare delivery systems, health economics, government policy, health facilities, administration and planning.

Historical Abstracts with Full Text

Access journal articles and book content covering world history, military history, women's history, history of education and many other related topics.

Home Improvement Collection

A collection of more than 200 home improvement-focused titles. Subject areas covered include architectural techniques, building design, decorating, home maintenance and tool and material selection.

Hospitality & Tourism Complete

Covers scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism.

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection

Topics covered include: history of tourism, cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, etc.

IEEE Xplore

Access the IEEE All-Society Periodicals Package (journals, transactions, and magazines) and IEEE Spectrum.

IHS Standards  Canadian Resource Image

Access the Canadian Electrical Code Part I. 

Industry Canada  Canadian Resource Image

In-depth industry, company, consumer and product information.

InfoCanada  Canadian Resource Image(video tutorial)

Find accurate phone-verified information for companies in Canada in this database of 1.5 million businesses.

Infomart  Canadian Resource Image

Provides detailed and comprehensive Canadian company and industry information, including investor reports and corporate surveys. 

Infotrac Newsstand  Canadian Resource Image

1,100 newspapers from Canada, US and around the world. Also includes 88 local Ontario newspapers like the Etobicoke Guardian. You will also find radio and tv broadcasts and transcripts.

International Dictionary of Psychoanalysis

Entries discussing writers, philosophers, literary movements, historical events and the relationship between psychoanalysis and other disciplines.

International Directory of Company Histories

Brings together histories of companies that are a leading influence in a particular industry or geographic location.

Ipsos News & Polls  Canadian Resource Image

Provides 17+ years of market research and public opinion data in the U.S. and Canada. Topics include: advertising and marketing research, media and technology research, and customer relationship management research.

Irwin Law Collection  Canadian Resource Image(video tutorial)

How to find the Irwin Law publications: choose the Law  topic then switch the "Text and Key Fields" drop-down to "Publisher" and search for Irwin.

Irwin Law publishes over 100 Canadian-focused legal titles are included in this database, and new titles will be added regularly as they are published. Titles include: Criminal Law, The Law of Torts, and the The Law of Evidence.

iWave PRO  Canadian Resource Image
1 user limit

PRO (Prospect Research Online) is a comprehensive search tool designed to assist nonprofit organisations with their prospect research efforts. Search by keyword, or by foundation, donor or corporation name. It can be searched by country, state, or province. Access is restricted to current Humber students, faculty and staff. Log-in information available at the Reference Desk.

JSTOR

Our collection includes JSTOR's Arts & Sciences I and Language and Literature archive collections.

Kanopy Videos

12,000 award-winning documentaries, theatrical releases and training films from leading producers such as New Day Films, California Newsreel, The Great Courses, PBS, BBC, First Run Features, Criterion Collection and more.

Lakeshore Library Music Collection  Canadian Resource Image

Search this index to Lakeshore Library's music CDs by song title, performer or album name. You can also search the collection of Jamey Aebersold 'Play-A-Long' series of instructional book and CD collections

Law Society of Upper Canada Lawyer and Paralegal Directory  Canadian Resource Image

An on-line search for individuals licensed as lawyers or paralegals in Ontario.

Law Society of Upper Canada Resources for Paralegals  Canadian Resource Image

This site includes the Paralegal Rules of Conduct which govern the practice in Ontario. It also includes paralegal processes for licensing and complaints, and a very helpful section on frequently ask questions.

LawSource (Westlaw)  Canadian Resource Image

Provides access to a wide-range of Canadian legal resources including The Canadian Abridgment, The Canadian Encyclopedic Digest, Index to Canadian Legal Literature, case law, legislation, and legal journals.

LexisNexis Academic  Canadian Resource Image(video tutorial)

Access news, business and legal information from thousands of sources.

Literature Online(video tutorial)

Provides the full-text of more than 350,000 works of poetry, drama and prose, from 600 AD to present. Access hundreds of literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources.

McIntyre Films on Demand

Access streaming videos covering business, counselling, criminal justice, environmental science and technology and society.

McIntyre Media Playlist  Canadian Resource Image

Access streaming videos from CTV and W5 on humanities and criminal justice.

McNabb Connolly  Canadian Resource Image

Access 81 streaming videos from various producers. Producers include: BBC, Bullfrog Films, Canadian Productions and Video Project Releases.

Media Education Foundation

Access streaming documentary films about the social, political, and cultural impact of American mass media.

Media Names & Numbers  Canadian Resource Image

Directory with listings of Canadian print and broadcast media. You can access information for more than 6,000 publications and stations, with essential contact details including names of editors and producers and their contact information.

MEDLINE

Provides full coverage of the National Library of Medicine's database. It covers the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and the preclinical sciences.

Military and Government Collection

Provides access to a collection of periodicals and academic journals on topics related to the military and government.

MLA International Bibliography

Subjects covered in this resource include: literature, language and linguistics, folklore, film, literary theory & criticism, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing. 

Morgue, The  Canadian Resource Image

We subscribe to 4 of the 10 indexed journals: Canadian Funeral Director, Canadian Funeral News, American Funeral Director and Mortuary Management.

Music Database

Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 430 international music periodicals, plus full text for 125 journals from 1874 to current, ranging from the scholarly to the popular. Covers all aspects of music, including music education and performance.

Music Online

A comprehensive resource featuring Alexander Street Press music databases. Streaming music content includes American Song, Classical Music Library, Contemporary World Music, Jazz Music Library, and Smithsonian Global Sound for Library.

MyiLibrary
1 user per book

You can print or download 10% of an eBook.

National Film Board  Canadian Resource Image

NFB's Campus service provides faculty with streaming access to over 3000 high-quality, trusted films and new releases.

Natural Medicines

Provides evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies.

Nursing & Allied Health Database

Provides full text coverage of over 470 periodicals that cover nursing and allied health professions such as occupational therapy.

OTseeker

Contains abstracts of systematic reviews and randomized controlled trials relevant to occupational therapy. You must create a free account on the site in order to access this resource.

Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

Covers styles and movements, organizations, regions and traditions. It also has a focus on biographies of actors, playwrights, directors, and designers.

Oxford English Dictionary

The definitive guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words, past and present, from across the English-speaking world.

Oxford Music Online
3 user limit

Search multiple music reference resources including Grove Music Online, the Oxford Companion to Music and the Encyclopedia of Popular Music.

Oxford Reference Online

A comprehensive resource that contains over 120 dictionary and reference titles. A broad spectrum of subject areas is covered including general reference, language, science, medicine, the humanities, social sciences, and business.

Passport GMID(video tutorial)

This international database provides access to 1,300 market reports that analyze 21 consumer and service industries across 80 countries. Also includes more than 6,500 company profiles.

PEDro

The Physiotherapy Evidence Database comprises over 21,000 radomized trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy. Citation details and abstracts are given with a link to the full text where possible.

Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Collection

Relevant and authoritative content in this collection includes hundreds of thousands of articles updated daily from nearly 100 titles covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine.

Print Measurement Bureau  Canadian Resource Image(video tutorial)
Now Vividata

Provides information on print readership, non-print media exposure, product usage and lifestyles.

NOTE: Clear your browsing history between visits to Vividata to ensure you are accessing the desired survey results

Project MUSE

The basic research collection has more than 200 scholarly journal titles in the humanities and social sciences.

PsycARTICLES  Canadian Resource Image

This full-text database contains articles from highly-cited and landmark journals published by the APA, and from allied organizations including the Canadian Psychological Association.

Psychiatry Online

Access the DSM-5, Handbook of Differential Diagnosis and Clinical Cases as well as other American Psychiatry Publishing sources.

Psychology Collection

Access a collection of journals covering psychology and related disciplines with full text provided for most articles.

PubMed

PubMed includes over 17 million citations from MEDLINE and other life sciences journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950's. Some citations link to fulltext articles and other related sources.

Quicklaw  Canadian Resource Image

Provides a wide-range of full-text Canadian court decisions in all areas of law.
Explore the Lexis Advance Quicklaw, a new platform available in 2017.

Resources for College Libraries

Editorially selected comprehensive list of essential bibliographic resources that allows libraries to assess the strength of their collections and select core titles to support post-secondary programs.

RxTx  Canadian Resource Image(video tutorial)

Includes eCPS and Minor Ailments. Provides evidence-based, reliable drug and therapeutic information. 

Safari Tech Books Online
10 user limit

Clear the session under the Humber College menu to release a book for the next user. You can only print one page at a time.

eBooks from O'Reilly, Cisco, Microsoft and other publishers.

Sage Premier

Includes leading international peer-reviewed journals, including high-impact research titles published on behalf of over 245 scholarly and professional societies. Covers subject areas including business, humanities, social sciences, science & technology and medicine.

Science Database

Journals and magazines focused on applied and general sciences.

ScienceDirect

Includes the Health & Life Sciences and the Social & Behavioural Sciences College Edition journals collections. 

Scott's Directories  Canadian Resource Image(video tutorial)

Includes business data and comprehensive company information for Ontario manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors.

Slaw  Canadian Resource Image

A Canadian legal co-operative weblog. It is a forum to share knowledge, offer advice and instruction on all aspects of law. Contributors include law faculty, lawyers, law librarians, and legal publishers.

SocINDEX with Fulltext

A comprehensive and high-quality sociology-focused journal research database.

SPORTDiscus

Access sports & sports medicine journals.

SpringerLink

Downloadable as pdfs.

1000 eBooks on scientific, technical and medical research.

Statistics Canada(video tutorial)

Portal to statistics covering the range of Canada's economy, demographics and more.

Superdemographics(video tutorial)

Create trade area reports based on demographics, household expenditure and lifestyle clusters. Access is provided through specific Blackboard course pages.

Theatre in Video

Contains more than 250 definitive performances of the world's leading plays, together with more than 100 film documentaries, online in streaming video.

Travel-42

Travel-42 provides a planning tool for travel professionals. Its team of over 120 global correspondents inspects hotels, destinations and cruise ships to ensure up-to-date content. It offers access to 10,000 hotel reviews, 5,700 destination guides, 400 cruise ship reviews and 245,000 hotel descriptions.

After logging-in with your library credentials, you will also need to create a profile with a User ID.

Ulrichsweb

Includes detailed information on more than 300,000 periodicals (also called serials) of all types: academic and scholarly journals, e-journals, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and more.

Visible Body - Human Anatomy Atlas

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Visible Body - Muscle Premium

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Vividata  Canadian Resource Image(video tutorial)
Formerly Print Measurement Bureau

Provides information on print readership, non-print media exposure, product usage and lifestyles.

NOTE: Clear your browsing history between visits to Vividata to ensure you are accessing the desired survey results

Warc

The World Advertising Research Centre includes case studies from major markets including North America, the UK, mainland Europe and Australia, India and China.

WGSN

Provides content, tools and technology for creative professionals in the style and design industries. Create an account to access the design tools.

Women's Wear Daily (WWD)
10 user limit

Provides comprehensive daily news coverage of the global fashion industry.

World Data Analyst

Provides detailed statistics on countries of the world.