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  • Over 1,500 peer-reviewed magazines for college or university students.
    This scholarly collection provides full text journal coverage for nearly all academic areas of study - including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts, literature, medical sciences and ethnic studies.

    Use this database to answer questions like

    • What are the basic ideas of the "clash of civilizations" model of International Relations?
    • Is cognitive-behavioral therapy effective for alcohol and/or drug-dependent patients?
    • Some people claim that the works attributed to Shakespeare were actually written by someone else. Is this a credible argument?

    Documentation

    Vendor

    • EBSCO
  • Full text news from almost 200 Canadian newspapers including the Calgary Herald.
    These databases allow access to full articles, columns and features from major Canadian dailies and smaller regional daily and weekly papers. Five million records from 1600 magazine titles provide access to popular, trade, professional and scholarly Canadian magazine articles. Full text of Calgary Herald articles from Dec 7, 1988 in Newsstand; indexing to the Herald from 1982 to 2001 in CBCA.

    Use this database to answer questions like

    • What happened in Calgary during the floods in June 2005?
    • I would like to read the letter to the editor my uncle wrote in the Edmonton Journal.
    • What are the advantages of flexible benefit plans?
    • A couple of years ago Maclean's had an article about Mary Walsh liking to read. Can you find it for me?
    • I need to find out about problems with Canada's water treatment facilities.

    Documentation

    • End user tips - Using Canadian Newsstand
    • Training - Proquest Content, Subject Coverage, Title Lists,
    • Training - Customer Training, Product Demos, Vendor Tutorials, Fact Sheets and Tours:
    • Training - Training in Proquest databases

    Vendor

    • PROQUEST
  • Complete Canadian newspapers, magazines, newswires and images.
    Combines Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books in the largest collection of regional full text content available to Canadian libraries. It includes both Canadian and international (U.S. and U.K.) periodicals in full text; full text reference books; 84,011 full text biographies and an Image Collection of 192,999 photos, maps and flags. Canadian magazines include: Alberta Sweetgrass, Bank of Canada Review, Beaver, Canadian Business, Canadian Geographic, Canadian Manager, Chatelaine, Computing Canada, Flare, Food in Canada, Harrowsmith Country Life, Maclean's, Time Canada and many more. Full text for Canadian newspapers and newswires includes: Canadian Associated Press, The Hamilton Spectator, La Presse Canadienne (en Francais), The Record, Toronto Star, etc. Full text Canadian reference books include: Canadian Global Almanac, Gage Canadian Dictionary, Gage Canadian Thesaurus, and many more.

    Use this database to answer questions like

    • Where would I find information about the famous restaurant in Sooke Harbour on Vancouver Island?
    • What does the flag of Chile look like?
    • What is the mortality rate of homeless women in Canada?
    • I'm doing a project on Nova Scotia—can you find me a typical picture of Cape Breton Island?

    Documentation

    Vendor

    • EBSCO
  • Canadian Business and Current Affairs includes full-text articles from Canadian magazines and newspapers on all subjects.
    Articles, in full text, from hundreds of Canadian newspapers and magazines, and indexing for many more titles

    Documentation

    • Training - Proquest Content, Subject Coverage, Title Lists,
    • Training - Customer Training, Product Demos, Vendor Tutorials, Fact Sheets and Tours:
    • Training - Training in Proquest databases

    Vendor

    • PROQUEST
  • Make better purchasing decisions using expert independent product reviews, ratings, and comparisons. Includes "Extra Canada" with Canadian pricing and availability.
    Known as one of the most trusted resources for information and advice on consumer products, this award-winning website contains information that enables consumers to make better purchasing decisions on the products they are shopping for. In addition, users will find advice and tips on saving money on home improvement plans, how to shore up personal finances, ways to improve health and much more.

    Documentation

    Vendor

    • EBSCO
  • Full-text magazine articles covering all subject areas, plus newspapers, reference books and more.
    The database features thousands of full text book reviews, biographies and primary source documents as well as hundreds of reference and travel books, including the World Almanac & Book of Facts; American Heritage Dictionary, 4th Edition, and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flags. MasterFILE Premier offers PDF backfiles as far back as 1975 for key publications, including American Libraries, Foreign Affairs, History Today, Judaism, Library Journal, National Review and Natural History.

    Use this database to answer questions like

    • Do you have any book reviews for Philip Roth's American Pastoral?
    • What is the population of Brazil?
    • When did Lillian Hellman publish her first book?
    • What are the colours of the Kenyan flag?

    Documentation

    Vendor

    • EBSCO
  • National Geographic Kids digital magazine, full colour and fully searchable, plus National Geographic books, pictures and more.
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    Documentation

    • Training - Tours, Fact Sheets, Tutorials

    Vendor

    • CENGAGE
  • National Geographic digital magazine from 1888 to the present, in full colour and fully searchable, plus National Geograhpic Traveler digital magazine,National Geographic books, videos and more.
    Archive 1888-1994 owned by Calgary Public Library upgraded to National Geographic Virtual Library including NG magazine to present NG Traveller People, Animals and Places National Geographic Kids

    Documentation

    • Training - Tours, Fact Sheets, Tutorials

    Vendor

    • CENGAGE
  • Digital newspapers from around the world.
    Presents today's newspapers (over 230) as soon as the the edition is available from around the world in full-color, full-page format English and several languages. Includes all articles,pictures, advertisements, classifieds, and notices. Newspapers are available back 60 days and can be searched by keyword. Same day access to Canadian newspapers such as the Calgary Herald and the Globe and Mail newspapers.

    Vendor

    • NewspaperDirect, Inc.
  • The completely searchable facsimile of the Globe and Mail, beginning in 1844.
    Find articles, birth notices, obituaries, classified ads, editorials, stock quotes, weather and more from the Globe and Mail, 1844 to 2009.

    Use this database to answer questions like

    • What was the weather forecast for Toronto on July 18, 1906?
    • My great-grandmother died in Toronto in September, 2001. Can you help me find her obituary?
    • Where can I find examples of Eaton's ads in the 1940s?

    Documentation

    • Training - Proquest Content, Subject Coverage, Title Lists,
    • Training - Customer Training, Product Demos, Vendor Tutorials, Fact Sheets and Tours:
    • Training - Training in Proquest databases

    Vendor

    • PROQUEST
  • The completely searchable facsimile of the Toronto Star beginning in 1894.
    Find articles, birth notices, obituaries, classified ads, editorials, stock quotes, weather and more from the Toronto Star, 1894 to 2011.

    Use this database to answer questions like

    • What was the weather forecast for Toronto on July 18, 1906?
    • My great-grandmother died in Toronto in September, 2001. Can you help me find her obituary?
    • Where can I find examples of Eaton's ads in the 1940s?

    Documentation

    • Training - Proquest Content, Subject Coverage, Title Lists,
    • Training - Customer Training, Product Demos, Vendor Tutorials, Fact Sheets and Tours:
    • Training - Training in Proquest databases

    Vendor

    • PROQUEST
  • Air & Space digital magazine from 1986 to the present and Smithsonian digital magazine from 1970 to the present, in full colour and fully searchable.
    The Smithsonian Institution is the world's largest museum and research complex--home to 19 museums, 9 research centers and over 137 million collection objects for the study of art, history, culture, and science. The Smithsonian's collections and fields of study focus on the American Experience, World Cultures, a Biodiverse Planet, and Exploring the Mysteries of the Universe. Combining the full archive of Air & Space Magazine and Smithsonian Magazine, this resource presents a unique and comprehensive insight into history, science, nature, the arts, innovation, technology, and world culture. Available for the first time in a fully searchable digital archive, these publications bring depth and expert coverage of high-demand topics in support of the Smithsonian Institution's mission of increase and diffusion of knowledge

    Documentation

    • Training - Tours, Fact Sheets, Tutorials

    Vendor

    • CENGAGE
  • The completely searchable facsimiile of The Times (London) Newspaper from 1785 to 1985
    This is a full-image online archive of every page published by The Times (London) from 1785-1985. The text of over 8 million articles is searchable by keyword, issue date, article title, byline or article category—Advertising, Business, Editorial and Commentary, Features, News, People and Picture Gallery. In the results, users may see the actual article or the full page upon which it appeared. Search terms are highlighted in the results. The Picture Gallery includes photographs, drawings or any pictorial item not associated with an article. Users can scroll through TheTimesline to see the significant stories of each decade since the 1780s.

    Use this database to answer questions like

    • Can you find me some prices for used cars in Britain in the 1980's?
    • Do you have any newspaper articles about the First World War written at that time?
    • Are there any British reviews about Dirk Bogarde's role in Death in Venice?

    Documentation

    • Training - Tours, Fact Sheets, Tutorials
    • Training - Tour of Times of London Digital Archive 1785-1985

    Vendor

    • CENGAGE
  • American Vogue digital magazine from 1892 to the present, in full colour and fully searchable.
    A complete searchable archive of American Vogue, from the first issue in 1892 to the current month, reproduced in high-resolution color page images. Every page, advertisement, cover and fold-out has been included, with rich indexing enabling you to find images by garment type, designer and brand names. The Vogue Archive preserves the work of the world's greatest fashion designers, stylists and photographers and is a unique record of American and international fashion, culture and society from the dawn of the modern era to the present day

    Documentation

    • Training - Proquest Content, Subject Coverage, Title Lists,
    • Training - Customer Training, Product Demos, Vendor Tutorials, Fact Sheets and Tours:
    • Training - Training in Proquest databases

    Vendor

    • PROQUEST
  • Popular and current digital magazine publications that you can read on your computer or download to your mobile device. Always available: no checkout periods, no limit on downloads.
    Zinio, the world's largest newsstand, offers full color, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. Browse from your library's collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download. • Current Issues — New issues are released simultaneously with the print edition many are available before they arrive at your library and are ready for immediate download • Easy browsing — Browse your library's collection of titles one at a time, search for your favorite magazines by title or use the convenient category feature to find new magazines which meet your interests • Manage your collection — Using the personal account you will create, you will have the opportunity to checkout the magazines you choose and read them instantly on your computer (both PC and Mac) or access the content on a portable media device. (Note: viewing options, including the ability to download or view the content while online, may differ based on the device and/or magazine publisher) • No limits — Check out as many issues as you want and keep them in your account as long as you wish

    Vendor

    • RBDigital