Database List



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.

  • 300 McGraw-Hill eBooks on engineering including: civil, electrical, and mechanical. 
  • 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. 
Accounting, Tax, & Banking Collection

This database includes current news and professional and academic journal articles covering the trends and history of accounting, tax, banking, and financial issues.

ACM Digital Library
  • The Association for Computing Machinery Digital Library provides access to full-text articles and bibliographic literature covering computing and information technology.
  • This repository includes the complete collection of ACM publications plus a bibliographic database of core works in computing from scholarly publishers.
AdForum  Canadian Resource Image

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


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.

Applied Science & Technology Source Ultimate

Covers a wide range of topics including artificial intelligence, applied mathematics, plastics, hydroponics, computer science, chemical engineering, energy resources and robotics, as well as the business and social implications of new technologies.

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.

ASM Handbooks

Comprehensive guides to the structure, properties, processing, performance, and evaluation of metals and nonmetallic engineering materials.

ASTM Standards
  • This resource provides instant access to the current digital edition of the Annual Book of ASTM Standards.
  • Includes 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. 

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.

NEWBloomsbury Fashion Central

Includes Berg Fashion Library and Business Cases.


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 (Gale OneFile)

Contains full-text coverage of all business disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy, and business theory and practice.

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
  • 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
  • Provides access to reviews of Canadian-authored publications, including scholarly, reference and trade material.
Canadian Business Resource
  • Search business directory 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 Documents Collection  Canadian Resource Image
Formerly Canadian Public Policy
  • Provides access to titles from Canadian public policy institutes, government agencies and university research centres.
  • Includes Canadian Public Policy and Canadian Health Research Collections.
Canadian Electrical Code  Canadian Resource Image
  • Access the Canadian Electrical Code Part I and the Canadian Electrical Code Handbook from the IHS Standards website. 
Canadian Encyclopedia  Canadian Resource Image
  • Full text of the authoritative encyclopedia about Canada and its people, in English and French.
Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation  Canadian Resource Image
  • The Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation (McGill Guide) is a guide to citation of legal materials.
  • It provides comprehensive rules for citing case law, legislation, periodicals, books and government documents. 
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 Newsstream  Canadian Resource Image (video tutorial)
Formerly Canadian Major Dailies
  • 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 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.
  • Ideal source for anyone searching for Canadian grants, loans and government programs.
CANSIM  Canadian Resource Image
  • 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.
  • Includes 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.
CBC Curio  Canadian Resource Image
  • Curio provides access to thousands of streaming video programs and documentaries, including audio, plus News in Review.
  • Use the access code to create playlists.
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
In Library Only
  • Provides media company contacts for mailing lists.
  • Access is restricted to current Humber students, faculty and staff. Log-in information (3 user limit) is available at the Research Desk.
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 is a global leader in measuring the digital world and the preferred source of digital business analytics.
CORA (the Canadian Opinion Research Archive)   Canadian Resource Image
  • Contains the results of Canadian surveys conducted by commercial research firms, independent think tanks, research institutes, NGOs, and academic researchers, going back to the 1970s. 
  • Access to CORA is through the <odesi> portal. Be sure to check the CORA box once you are in the platform.
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 Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada's standards and guidance collection.
CPA Canada Tax Suite Premium  Canadian Resource Image
  • Access to Canadian accounting & assurance, and taxation resources and news.
CPI.Q  Canadian Resource Image
  • Includes articles from 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
  • 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 collection of streaming feature films and documentaries.
  • Troubleshooting: try using Internet Explorer (Windows 7) or Microsoft Edge (Windows 10) to play the video.

Culinary Arts Collection
  • Coverage includes searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.
Department of Justice Canada

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

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.
eBook Canadian Collection from Ebsco  Canadian Resource Image
Unlimited users per book
  • Provides access to a core collection of titles by Canadian publishers and authors and covering topics pertaining to Canada, Canadian history, native culture, politics and current events.
Ebook Central from ProQuest (video tutorial)
Multiple users per book
  • Use the Advanced Search and choose the Canada Ebook Subscription collection to focus search results.
  • 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.

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

Economics and Theory

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

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.


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

Film Platform
  • Video streaming service that offers a collection of films and documentaries by some of the world’s top filmmakers.
  • It provides access to unique film festival content, such as titles seen at Sundance, Berlinale, Hot Docs and TIFF.
Film Scripts Online

This collection contains over 1,100 scripts and makes available, for the first time, accurate and authorized versions of copyrighted screenplays. 

Fine Arts

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.


FirstSearch provides precision search features to allow easier access to all library holdings from WorldCat.

Flipster  Canadian Resource Image
  • Access current issues of popular magazines including Maclean’s, National Geographic, Rolling Stone, Discover, GQ, Today's Parent, Toronto Life, Vogue and more. 
  • You can download the Flipster mobile app (Android or Apple) to read on the go.
Food Science Source

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

Frontier Life  Canadian Resource Image

A digital collection of primary sources from 1650-1920 including material from the Hudson Bay Archives and the Glenbow Archives. The free access is provided through a collaboration between Consortia Canada and Adam Matthew.

Gale eBooks

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.

Gender Studies

This database offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.

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. 


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

Grove Music Online
3 user limit
  • The leading online resource for music research, a comprehensive compendium of music scholarship drawing from the full texts of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz.
  • Also includes new and updated articles and bibliographies exclusively available online.
Health & Medical Collection

This resource provides access to full-text journal content, reference eBooks, and evidence-based resources, including dissertations and systematic reviews. It includes MEDLINE, which contains journal citations and abstracts for biomedical literature from around the world.

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.


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

HeinOnline  Canadian Resource Image

An image-based, government document and legal research database, it includes Canadian and international law journals, Canada Supreme Court Reports, Provincial Statutes of Canada, Constitutions of the World and more.

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

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 and Tourism

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

IBISWorld  Canadian Resource Image (video tutorial)
  • Provides access to industry reports containing analysis, statistics, and market characteristics on a wide variety of Canadian industries, organized by NAICS code.
IEEE Xplore
  • Choose the My Subscribed Content from the All Results drop-down in the results list to access the IEEE All-Society Periodicals Package (journals, transactions, and magazines) and IEEE Spectrum.
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.

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.

Insurance and Liability

This database offers access to insurance and liability journals such as Business Insurance, Claims, Employee Benefit News, Pensions & Investments, Risk Management, and more.

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
  • Provides access to over 100 Canadian-focused legal titles.
  • Titles include: Criminal Law, The Law of Torts, The Law of Evidence, Legal Research and Writing.
iWave PRO  Canadian Resource Image
In Library Only
  • Provides foundation, donor or corporation names for prospect research.
  • Access is restricted to current Humber students, faculty and staff. Log-in information (1 user limit) is available at the Research Desk.
JoVE Clinical Skills

Part of the Science Education collection, this video tutorial library is dedicated to teaching key concepts and fundamental techniques.

JoVE Psychology

Part of the Science Education collection, this video tutorial library is dedicated to teaching key concepts and fundamental techniques.


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

Kanopy Videos
  • View the troubleshooting instructions.
  • Award-winning documentaries, theatrical releases and training films from leading producers such as MEF, New Day Films, California Newsreel, The Great Courses, PBS, BBC, First Run Features, Criterion Collection and more.
Lakeshore Music Collection

Search the Lakeshore Library's collection of music CDs and Jamey Aebersolds.

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
Now Nexis Uni

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

Library Catalogue

Search the library's print collection.

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.
Now LinkedIn Learning
  • Access 138,000 instructional videos through the Humber College subscription.
  • Provides access to company, industry and country information, extending across 200+ countries and every major industry. 
  • The new influencer tool is a ‘real time’ tracker of the Key Opinion leaders.
  • See the handout for details. 
NEWMaterial ConneXion
Samples located in NX114b
  • The 100 physical samples are located in NX114b not in the Humber Library.
  • Material ConneXion is a physical and virtual materials library.
  • It is a resource for all disciplines of design development including:  Architecture, Interior Design, Packaging Design, Retail Design, Industrial Design, Fashion, Apparel & Footwear, Exhibition Design, Textile Design, Landscape Architecture and Transportation Design.
  • Sustainable materials in this library include:  polymers, ceramics, glass, metals, cement-based materials, natural materials, carbon-based materials and processes.
  • This collection was purchased by the Design Cluster of the Faculty of Applied Sciences & Technology, however, all Humber students and faculty can use this resource.
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 Names & Numbers  Canadian Resource Image
  • Directory with listings of Canadian print and broadcast media.
  • Access information for more than 6,000 publications and stations, with essential contact details including names of editors and producers and their contact information.
Media Technology Monitor (MTM) Reports  Canadian Resource Image

A Canadian-focused research product in the area of technology ownership and use, MTM Reports provide information based on a media survey conducted of 12,000 Canadians twice a year showing results going back to 2004.


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: Listening Package

A comprehensive resource where you can listen to American, classical, jazz, contemporary world and popular music.

National Film Board  Canadian Resource Image

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

Natural Medicines

Provides evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies.

NEWNexis Uni  Canadian Resource Image
Formerly LexisNexis Academic

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

Nursing & Allied Health Database

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


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 (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.

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.

Performance Design Archive Online

Covers all aspects of theater production design, from the 17th century through to the present day, including scenic and set design, lighting design, sound design, costume design, and makeup.

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine

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.

Polaris (video tutorial)
Formerly Superdemographics
  • Create trade area reports based on demographics, household expenditure and lifestyle clusters using the most recent data from Statistics Canada.
Political Science Database

The database provides access to over 450 political science and international relations journals. It includes political science dissertations from U.S. and Canadian universities and other sources such as country reports and policy papers.

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 (Gale OneFile)

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

Psychology Database

This database offers full-text content from psychology and psychosomatic publications. Coverage ranges from behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, industrial and social psychology, along with personality and psychometrics.

Public Health Database

The database provides access to the core public health literature for researchers and professionals.


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
  • Lexis Quicklaw Advance provides access to full-text Canadian court decisions and a wide variety of primary and secondary legal resources.
Religion Database

The database provides a wide range of primarily full-text, international periodicals covering religious issues and perspectives.

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 Learning Platform (video tutorial)
Formerly Safari Tech Books Online
  • O'Reilly's expanded collection includes books, videos and learning paths.
  • Personalized features like favorite topics and playlists are available without setting up an account.
  • You can download the O'Reilly mobile app (Android or Apple) for offline viewing. 
Safetycare Videos  Canadian Resource Image

There are over 75 training videos (new videos are regularly added) in the Safetyhub library covering a wide range of workplace safety issues.

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.


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.

Social Science Database

This database offers indexing and full text articles that cover a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, criminology, economics, education, political science, psychology, social work, and sociology.

SocINDEX with Fulltext

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

Sociology Database

This database provides access to the full-text of more than 300 journals in sociology and social work, including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction, and more.


Access sports & sports medicine journals.

Unlimited users per book

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  Canadian Resource Image (video tutorial)
Now Polaris
  • Create trade area reports based on demographics, household expenditure and lifestyle clusters using the most recent data from Statistics Canada.
The Lawyer’s Daily  Canadian Resource Image

A source for Canadian legal news, analysis and current awareness for legal professionals. It also features summaries of recent court rulings.

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.

Transparent Language Online (video tutorial)
  • Combines extensive courses and supplemental resources for over 100 languages, including Ojibwe.
  • You need to create an account to use the system but the email field is optional.
  • You can download the mobile app.
  • 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.
U.S. Newsstream

This database provides access to current U.S. news content, as well as archives. It features top newspapers, wires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, and news sites such as The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Newsday, and Chicago Tribune.


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
  • Offers limitless views inside the human body. You can download the mobile app to access Visible Body on your mobile device for free.
  • The app must be downloaded and first accessed on-campus. Once this step is complete, you can use the app both on and off-campus for the semester.
  • Download the app (Android or Apple). Every 150 days you need to verify that you are a current student to continue using the app.
Visible Body - Muscle Premium
  • A comprehensive reference of musculoskeletal structures and function, plus common injuries and conditions.
  • You can download the mobile app to access Visible Body on your mobile device for free.
  • The app must be downloaded and first accessed on-campus. Once this step is complete, you can use the app both on and off-campus for the semester.
  • Download the app (Android or Apple). Every 150 days you need to verify that you are a current student to continue using the app.
Vividata  Canadian Resource Image (video tutorial)
  • Vividata surveys over 40,000 Canadians on their consumption of over 3,500 products and services. The survey results include demographic and psychographic information such as age, gender, and household status, as well as media, brand, and shopping preferences. 
  • The World Advertising Research Centre includes case studies from major markets including North America, the UK, mainland Europe and Australia, India and China.
  • Provides content, tools and technology for creative professionals in the style and design industries.
  • Create an account to access the design tools.
Wire Report  Canadian Resource Image
  • The Wire Report from The Hill Times is the leading news service covering Canada's telecom and media sectors.
Women's Wear Daily (WWD)
10 user limit
  • Provides comprehensive daily news coverage of the global fashion industry.
  • Includes books, journals, recordings, films, scores, and other materials located in public, academic, corporate and specialized libraries all over the world.
  • Humber Libraries' holdings are listed first in search results.
  • Items not in our collection can be requested via Interlibrary Loan.

Students can borrow the equipment listed below from the Library or Learning Commons. Bring your student card to the relevant desk to get the items.