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Find articles in journals, magazines and newspapers using these article indexes. Direct access for some of these databases is only available from NVIT, or by entering your library card number when prompted.
For databases indicated with "*", searches off-campus have been enabled, you will be asked for your card number.
Ebooks: Accomodates multiple users. Search 125,000 electronic books online.
*Academic Search Premier Search here for an combined search of Ebsco databases. If you search the databases separately, there are some special tools available, such as the ability to isolate one particular journal. For Canadian journals try in addition Canadian Business and Current Affairs.
ACM Digital ACM refers to the Association for Computing Machinery. Bibliographic information, abstracts, reviews, and the full-text for articles published in ACM periodicals and proceedings since its founding in 1947 are available in the Digital Library, together with selected works published by affiliated organizations. The Database includes Doctoral Theses, Master's Theses, and Technical Reports.
Applied Science and Technology Index Includes Applied Science & Technology Index, General Science Abstracts, Readers' Guide Abstracts, Art Index, General Science Index, Social Sciences Index, Biological & Agricultural Index (Plus), and the Humanities Index.
Anatomy and Physiology Online 20 modules with clear 3D images and interactive models, narrated animations and illustrations, dissection slides you can label, clinical case studies, the impact of aging on each body system, pronunciation guide, quizzes and much more.
Anatomy Primal Pictures 3D images of the anatomy
Anthropological Index Online This index is based on the journal holdings of The Anthropology Library at The British Museum (Museum of Mankind) which receives periodicals in all branches of anthropology, from academic institutions and publishers around the world.
*Art Index (Wilson) Indexes Art, Architecture, and Urban Planning journals .
Bibliography of Native North Americans The Bibliography of Native North Americans (BNNA) covers 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. BNNA contains more than 122,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada. Dates of coverage for included content range from the sixteenth century to the present.
*Biological/Agricultural Index (Wilson) Indexing and some full-text for journals in the fields of Biology and Agriculture (73 full text titles).
Biomedical Reference Collection Provides managers and clinical researchers in industries such as bio-pharmaceutical, medical device manufacturing, biogenetics and public health with access to more than 1,050 full-text journals.
*BC Statistics Has the provincial government's largest concentration of statistical products, services and expertise. Most of the information is public and under the "BC Stats" option. Current statistics and a host of other information is available under "BC Stats-Secure".
*Business Source Premier The industry's most popular business research database which includes the full-text for more than 2,300 journals. Business Source Premier provides full-text back to 1965, and searchable cited references back to 1998.
*Canadian Almanac and Directories Contains a wealth of contact, biographical, statistical, business, and cultural information about Canada.
*Canadian Business and Current Affairs Web access to the major index for Canadian newspapers, popular and business magazines, and scholarly journals; comprehensive coverage of Canadian topics, including Business, Politics, Literature, History, and News Events (1982 - present); with some full-text.
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Canadian Newstand - This database provides primarily full text access to the articles, columns, editorials and features published in a variety of Canadian newspapers, many with extensive backfiles. Database content is updated daily, following a seven-day embargo period.
*Canadian Research Index This is an excellent resource for hard to find Canadian government reports, Canadian theses, Stats Canada data, and research publications. Perform a word search, then select AND and narrow your hit list effectively. Their main website gives more information about the database.
CINAHL Full Text This is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 600 journals indexed in the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature.
* Consumer Health Complete Consumer Health Complete™ (CHC) is the single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. This full text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc. CHC offers a unique search interface designed to call attention to the full text content available from many important source-types, and to provide an intuitive means for searching this specific information.
*CPI.Q The CPI.Q. database is a 'subject' based database, organizing all the results from your search into categories. This can be a very useful feature when using this database to evaluate your search results and keyword selection. Periodical articles and resources are organized specifically for the topic and sub-topics you are searching and are presented with the number of articles within each sub-topic displayed for you. The results from CPI.Q. can be limited to show only articles with Full text, only peer-reviewed, must have images, or can be limited to a specific date or publication.
*Encyclopedia of British Columbia
Encyclopedia Britannica Online Academic Edition - Britannica Online delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information. The rich combination of the insightful Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provides the variety of reliable sources that students need to consult when conducting thorough research—all from one database.
*ERIC Access to the Resources in Education (RIE) file of document citations and the Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE) file of journal article citations from over 750 professional journals; also includes over 850 ERIC Digest records that feature the full text of the original document; ERIC Thesaurus is available as a menu option on the search screen. 1966 - the present.
EBMR A definitive resource for electronic information in the evidence based medicine (EBM) movement that combines 7 of the most trusted EBM resources into a single, fully-searchable database.
General Science Abstracts (Wilson) Wilson Indexing journals from a wide range of scientific disciplines.
*Humanities Abstracts Wilson Humanities Index contains citations to 500 English-language periodicals in the areas of Archaeology, Classical Studies, Art, Performing Arts, Philosophy, History, Music, Linguistics, Literature, and Religion.
Informit Indigenous Collection The Informit Indigenous Collection covers both topical and historical issues within Indigenous studies.
LWW JBI Book Collection 2011 Book Selection from OVID
LWW Total Access Collection The Lippincott Williams and Wilkins (LWW) Total Access Collection from OVID is a complete collection of over 200 journals that cater to your intensive medical information needs.
Medline with Full Text Online database of 11 million citations and abstracts from health and medical journals and other news sources. Bibliographic information that is key to health professionals.
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OVID Medline *Core Resource* MEDLINE (Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System Online) is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's® (NLM) premier bibliographic database that contains approximately 12 million references to journal articles in life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine. Articles cover topics in medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.
PsycARTICLES A definitive source of searchable full text articles on current issues in psychology. The PsycARTICLES database covers general psychology and specialized, basic, applied, clinical and theoretical research in psychology. It contains more than 25,000 searchable full text articles from 38 journals published by the American Psychological Association and 4 from allied organizations. It contains all journal articles, letters to the editor and errata from each of the 42 journals
PsycInfo The essential psychology tool for researchers, practitioners, and students in numerous disciplines,PsycINFO® is an abstract database that provides systematic coverage of the psychological literature from the 1800s to the present.
*Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature Abstracts Wilson indexing and abstracting from more than 230 of the most popular general-interest magazines published in the US and Canada; a comprehensive index to popular literature, covering General News, Current Events, Business, Fashion, Politics, Crafts, Food, Education, Sports, History, and Science.
Social Sciences Abstracts A Wilson index that cites articles from 415 English-language periodicals published in the United States and elsewhere. Coverage includes a wide range of inter-disciplinary fields (including Psychology, Anthropology, Political Science, Sociology, Social Work, Economics, and Women's Studies) in a broad array of social sciences journals.