Digital Resource Collections Alphabetically by Title

You can search directly in each digital resource collection. Searching individual digital resource collections will help you find resources that are not discoverable through One Search.

A Library account is required to access all digital resource collections off campus unless otherwise noted.

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Academic OneFile

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to scholarly journals, magazines and newspaper articles. It covers most subject areas.

Academic Search Complete

EBSCO

This resource provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and newspaper articles, as well as to some books and conference proceedings. It covers most subject areas.

Access Science

McGraw-Hill

This resource provides access to searchable content from the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, and to definitions from the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical terms. It also includes images, animations, videos and science news.

Aesthetic VideoSource Collection

Kanopy

This resource provides access to 110 videos for aesthetics, cosmetology or massage programs.

Agriculture Collection

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to articles covering a range of agricultural topics, from practical aspects of farming to research on horticulture.

AHFS Consumer Medication Information

EBSCO

This resource provides access to drug information for patients, which has been written to be understood by the general public. The resource also includes how-to information for medication such as eye drops and inhalers.

Alt Health Watch

EBSCO

This resource provides access to journals and magazines on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and medicine. It includes subjects such as acupuncture, aromatherapy, homeopathy and nutrition.

Art and Architecture Complete

EBSCO

Provides content for art, art history, architecture, interior and landscape design etc. Includes articles from scholarly journals, trade journals and magazines.

Artemis Literacy Sources

Gale Cengage

This resource searches across several Gale databases, and links classic literature to primary sources, critical articles, literary and cultural analysis, and biographies.

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Britannica Online

Britannica

This resource is a complete, searchable version of the Encyclopedia Britannica, as well as Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus. It includes biographies, timelines, images, videos, a world atlas, country snapshots and statistics.

Business Collection

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings. It includes subjects such as management, economics and politics.

Business Economics & Theory

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to academic journals and magazines related to economics.

Business Source Complete

EBSCO

This resource provides access to scholarly business journals and magazines. It also includes country overviews, market research reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses, industry reports and videos from the Harvard Faculty Seminar Series.

Click here for a basic tutorial or an advanced tutorial on using this resource.

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Canada in Context

Gale Cengage

This resource includes magazines, journals, news articles, images, videos, and audio files with reference works such as the Worldmark Encyclopedia of Canadian Provinces, Discovering Authors Canadian Edition, and the Native North American Almanac.

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

CCOHS

This resource provides access to several chemical safety and toxicology digital databases, such as MSDS, RTECS, OSH References, CHEMINFO and FTSS.

Canadian Electronic Library

Candian Electronic Library

This resource provides access to Canadian ebooks and documents from the Canadian Publishers Collection, the Canadian Health Research Collection and the Canadian Public Policy Collection. The ebooks can be viewed online, or downloaded and read offline.

Canadian Newsstand

PROQUEST

This resource provides access to national and leading regional newspapers, such as the National Post, the Globe and Mail, the Calgary Herald, the Edmonton Journal, the Montreal Gazette, the Ottawa Citizen, the Regina Leader Post, the Vancouver Sun and the Victoria Times Colonist.

Canadian Reference Centre

EBSCO

This resource provides access to Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books, as well as leading international magazines. It also includes full text biographies and an image collection of photos, maps and flags.

Canlii

Federation of Law Societies of Canada

This resource provides access to court judgments, tribunal decisions, statutes and regulations from all Canadian jurisdictions.

No library account required for this database.

CARDonline

CARD

This resource provides critical advertising rates, data and media planning information for advertising, marketing, PR and communications professionals.

Career Cruising

Career Cruising

Career Cruising is an interactive career resource.

Canadian Business & Current Affairs

PROQUEST

This resource provides access to a wide variety of Canadian periodicals, including academic titles, special interest publications and general magazines.

Chilton’s Automotive Database

Gale Cengage

This resource provides quick online access to repair, maintenance and service information on seven decades of a broad range of vehicles, including cars, trucks, vans and SUVs.

CHIN (Canadian Heritage Information Network)

Canadian Heritage

This resource provides online access to publicly available resources developed specifically for museum professionals. The topics include collection management, digitization, and digital preservation.

No library account required for this database.

CINAHL Plus

EBSCO

The Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) Plus with Full Text provides access to scholarly journals in the areas of nursing, allied health, biomedicine, alternative medicine, and consumer health. It also includes Evidence-Based Care Sheets.

Click here for tutorials on using this resource.

College Complete (ebooks)

PROQUEST

This resource provides access to ebooks. It covers most subject areas offered by the College including career development, medicine, human resource management and accounting.

Communications & Mass Media Collection

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to journals in the field of communications. It includes subject such as advertising and public relations, literature and writing, and linguistics.

Computer Database

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to product introductions, news and reviews related to computers. It includes subjects such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology.

Conference Board of Canada – E-Library

Conference Board of Canada

This resource provides access to Conference Board publications on economic trends, public policy issues and organizational performance. Materials marked “for fee” are not covered by this subscription.

CPA Canada Standards and Guidance Collection

CPA Canada

This resource provides online access to various books and resources for accounting professionals. Choose SEARCH ALL to open the search index.

CPI.Q

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to Canadian and international journals, magazines and reference content with a Canadian focus.

Criminal Justice Collection

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to articles in the field of criminal justice.

Culinary Arts Collection

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to major cooking and nutrition magazines. It includes recipes, restaurant reviews and industry information.

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Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source

EBSCO

This resource provides access to indexing for dentistry and oral sciences journals commonly purchased by dental schools.

Directory of Open Access Journals

Lund University Libraries

This resource provides access to a searchable collection of quality, open access, scholarly journals covering many different subject areas, including health sciences, technology, social sciences, life sciences and education.

No library account required for this database.

Diversity Studies Collection

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to journals that cover cultural differences, contributions and influences in a global community.

DLR Plus (Dominion Law Reports)

Canada Law Book

This resource contains Canadian case law from the print editions of the Dominion Law Reports. Accept the user agreement to access the resource.

Note: Ensure you are using an up-to-date browser.

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EBSCO Audiobooks Collection

EBSCO

Contains over 700 audiobooks available for download in MP3 or WMA and M4B, for Windows and Apple devices. Instructions for downloading can be found here.

EBSCO eBook Collection and eBook Academic Collection

EBSCO

These collections contain educational ebooks on a wide variety of subjects, as well as a small collection for leisure reading. You can download up to 10 ebooks at one time. After 14 days, the ebooks will be automatically returned. You can print, or save as a PDF (which doesn’t expire), one chapter of an ebook.

Click here for information, about downloading ebooks from the EBSCO

E-CPS (Compendium of Pharmaceuticals and Specialties)

CPhA

This resource is an online version of the Compendium of Pharmaceuticals and Specialties. It provides access to the most current Canadian drug information for pharmacists, nurses, physicians and other health care providers.

Educators eCollection

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to journals related to education. It includes the latest technologies, developments, and instruction and coaching breakthroughs.

Educator’s Reference Complete

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to journals and reports that focus on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education.

Energy and Power Source

EBSCO

This resource provides access to scholarly journals, trade journals and magazines focused on the energy industry.

Environment Complete

EBSCO

This resource provides access to scholarly journals, trade journals and magazines covering agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, and affiliated areas of study. It also contains select books and reports.

Environmental Studies & Policy Collection

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to journals articles and reference materials. It provides perspectives on environmental issues and policies, from the scientific community, policy makers, and corporate interests.

ERIC (Education Resource Information Centre)

EBSCO

The Education Resource Information Center provides access to education literature and resources for all levels from early childhood to adult education. This version of the database can access full-text articles from other Library digital resources through document linking.

ERIC (Education Resource Information Centre)

Educational Resource Information Centre

The Education Resource Information Center provides access to education literature and resources for all levels from early childhood to adult education.

No library account required for this database.

Expanded Academic ASAP

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to journals, magazines and newspapers covering a wide variety of subject areas.

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Films on Demand

Films om Demand

This resource provides access to online video clips on a wide variety of subject areas including art and architecture, environmental science, health and social sciences, technology and trades.

Content is copyright cleared for classroom use at Algonquin College.

Fine Arts & Music Collection

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to magazines and journals from databases such as the Wilson Art Index and RILM. It covers subjects such as drama, music, art history and filmmaking.

Food Science Source

EBSCO

This resource provides access to scholarly journals, trade journals, and magazines, as well as select reports and books, related to the food industry.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to ebooks of encyclopedias and reference materials on a variety of subjects.

Gardening, Landscape & Horticulture Collection

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to journals related to gardening, landscaping and other areas of horticulture. It covers both practical information and scientific theory.

Gender Studies Collection

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to journals related to gender studies. It covers subjects such as gender, health, and family and marital issues.

General Reference Centre GOLD

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to magazines, newspapers, and reference books on a variety of general interest and popular culture topics.

General Science Collection

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to peer-reviewed science journals.

Grant Connect

Imagine Canada

Grant Connect, formerly the Canadian Directory to Foundations & Grants, includes information on over 2,200 Canadian grant-making foundations.

GreenFILE

EBSCO

This resource provides access to journals and magazines that examine human impact on the environment, including the areas of agriculture, education, law, health and technology.

GREENR

Gale Cengage

Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources (GREENR) incorporates journals, magazines, newspapers, reports and statistics to discuss environmental topics from around the world.

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Health and Wellness Resource Centre

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to medical journals and newspapers, as well as to online videos, reference books and reputable web resources, for all levels of health research.

Health Source : Nursing /Academic Edition

EBSCO

This resource provides access to scholarly journals in the medical field, particularly nursing and allied health.

Health Source: Consumer Edition

EBSCO

This resource provides access to consumer health information from magazines, reference books, health related pamphlets and reports.

Highwire Free Online Full-text Articles

Standford University

This resource provides access to a searchable collection of scholarly journals, particularly in the fields of science and medicine but also covering social sciences and humanities. The website is publicly accessible and much of the content is available for free.

Home Improvement Collection

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to articles related to home improvement. It includes subjects such as architectural techniques, zoning requirements, and tool and material selection.

Hoover’s Company Records

PROQUEST

This resource provides access to information about both public and non-public companies, including company overview, history, products, competitors, rankings and more.

Hospitality and Tourism Index

EBSCO

This resource provides access to scholarly journals, trade journals and magazines, books, industry and country reports, and SWOT analyses for the hospitality and tourism area. It includes the culinary arts, food and beverage management, hotel management, leisure and business travel.

Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure Collection

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to journals related to the field of hospitality and tourism. It includes subjects such as leisure activities, cultural aspects of travel, and economic aspects of tourism.

Humanities International Index

EBSCO

This resource provides access to citations and abstracts for journals, magazines and books in the humanities, including the arts, language, literature, history and more. Some articles may be available in full text through links to other digital resources.

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Information Science & Library Issues Collection

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to journal articles. It includes topics such as information infrastructure, data processing techniques and metadata architectures.

InfoTrac Newsstand

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to Canadian and international newspapers along with select magazine titles.

Insurance & Liability Collection

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to journals related to insurance and liability. It includes subjects such as labor relations, mortgage banking and legal issues.

Intelecom Online

Intelecom

This resource provides access to online video clips on a wide variety of subject areas including biology, psychology, environmental studies, sociology and health.

Ipsos Canada Public Opinion Polls 2004-2015

This resource provides access to public opinion and polling data, published by Wilfrid Laurier University Library and donated by Ipsos Canada. This data covers subjects such as Canadian politics and elections, real estate buying habits, and youth interactions with government.

Ensure that only the ‘Public Opinion Polls’ collection type is selected and that you have searched for ‘IPSOS’.

No library account required for this database.

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Kanopy Streaming Video Library

Kanopy

This resource provides access to a collection of online videos previously found in the Videos on Demand. It includes the Mosby Nursing Skills videos, Body Language, The Art of Listening, and Valuing Diversity: Multicultural Communication.

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LISTA: Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts

EBSCO

This resource includes citation information for journals and magazines in the field of librarianship and information management.

Literature Resource Centre

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to scholarly journals and literary magazines, as well as to biographical information and literary criticism.

Lynda.com

Algonquin College

This resource provides access to a collection of video tutorials on a wide variety of software, including software from Microsoft, Apple and Adobe.

No library account required for this database.

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MAS Ultra – School Edition

EBSCO

This resource provides access to magazines, reference books, biographies and images on a wide variety of subjects. It is aimed primarily at the high school level, and many articles provide a reading level indicator.

MasterFILE Elite

EBSCO

This resource provides access to popular and general interest magazines. It also includes some reference books and images.

McNabb Connolly Streaming Video Library

McNabb Connolly

This resource provides access to an online video collection on a wide range of topics including aboriginal studies, business, the environment and social sciences.

MEDLINE

EBSCO

This resource provides authoritative medical information from journals in fields such as nursing, dentistry, public health, veterinary medicine and health policy. This resource is also publicly available for free on the web as PubMed.

Military and Government Collection

EBSCO

This resource includes journals and magazines covering politics, public policy, military, aviation and law enforcement.

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National Film Board (NFB)

NFB

This resource provides access to the NFB’s collection of Canadian videos, including documentaries, animations, experimental films and fiction. Additional content and user features are available only to faculty/staff of Algonquin College. Please contact askthelibrary1@algonquincollege.com for an access token to NFB Campus.

The content of this resource is copyright cleared for classroom use at Algonquin College.

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Paper of Record

Paper of Record

This resource provides access to many historical newspapers from around the world, including the Perth Courier newspaper (1834-1987).
Restricted Access: Limited to 2 users and on-campus (Perth) use only.
Restricted Access: Limited to 2 users and on-campus (Perth) use only.

PBS LearningMedia

PBS

This website provides access to classroom-ready digital resources, from public media sources, that are targeted at PreK-12 teachers. It includes videos, activities, audio, documents and in-depth lesson plans.

Content is copyright cleared for classroom use at Algonquin College.

Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Collection

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to articles related to the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine. It includes subjects such as treatment techniques and experimental research.

Pop Culture Collection

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to full-text articles related to popular culture.

PressReader

PROQUEST

This resource provides access to newspapers from around the world in full-colour, full-page format. Features include translation (up to 12 major languages) and audio versions of the articles. The Newspapers are current, with up to a 60-day backfile. This digital resource is limited to 3 simultaneous users.

Primary Search

EBSCO

This resource provides access to magazines, reference books, biographies and images on a wide variety of subjects. It is aimed primarily at the elementary school level, and many articles provide a reading level indicator.

Proquest Career and Technical Education

PROQUEST

This resource provides access to scholarly and trade journal articles from many subject areas, including construction, technology, business, public safety and health.

Proquest Nursing & Allied Health

PROQUEST

This resource provides access to scholarly journals and magazines in the fields of nursing and allied health, including diagnostic imaging, radiology, dental hygiene, occupational therapy and nutrition. It also includes reference books and video clips.

Proquest Science Journals

PROQUEST

This resource provides access to scholarly journals and magazines for both applied and general sciences. Topics include biology, earth science, physics, chemistry and engineering.

PsycARTICLES

EBSCO

This resource provides access to full text scholarly journal articles in the field of psychology.

Psychology Collection

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to full-text periodicals related to the study of the mind.

PubMed

National Library of Medicine

This resource provides citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life sciences journals and online books.

No library account required for this database.

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QuickLaw

LexisNexis

This resource provides access to Canadian legal resources, including case law, digests, legislation and journals. This database funded by the Law Foundation of Ontario. Accept the user agreement to access the resource.

Note: Ensure you are using an up-to-date browser.

QuickLaw Advance

LexisNexis

This is new version of the QuickLaw database from Lexis Nexis. This resource provides access to Canadian legal resources, including case law, digests, legislation and journals. This database funded by the Law Foundation of Ontario.

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Regional Business News

EBSCO

This resource provides access to newspapers, newswires and magazines, primarily from the United States.

Religion & Philosophy Collection

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to articles about religions and philosophies, and the impact they have on people’s lives.

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Safari

PROQUEST

This resource provides online access to books from technology and business publishers such as O’Reilly Media, Microsoft Press, Cisco Press and many more. Books cannot be downloaded for reading offline.

This digital resource is limited to 7 simultaneous users. Please contact library@algonquincollege.com if you experience slow use or frequent turnaways.

ScienceDirect College Edition

Elsevier

This resource provides access to journals in the fields of Health Sciences, Life Sciences, Social & Behavioral Sciences and Physical and Engineering Sciences.

Science in Context

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to books, journals, magazines, images and videos on popular science topics such as earth science, life science, space, technology, mathematics, science history and science biographies.

Small Business Collection

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to periodicals with insights, tips, strategies and success stories for small businesses.

SocINDEX™ with Full Text

EBSCO

This resource provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, books, dissertations and conference proceeding in the field of sociology. Topics include criminology, gender studies, family and marriage, social work and addictions.

Statistics Canada

Statistics Canada

This website provides access to publications from Statistics Canada.

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The Serials Directory

EBSCO

This resource provides access to bibliographic information and current pricing structures for popular journals and magazines.

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Vocational Studies Premier

EBSCO

This resource provides access to scholarly and trade journals, magazines and books on a wide range of topics, including alcohol/drug abuse counseling, biotechnology, computer/data processing, CAD, cosmetology, electrical technology, fashion design, forensics, graphic arts, health information technology, interior design, law enforcement, criminal justice, paralegal studies, robotics, travel/tourism and veterinary assisting.

Vocations and Careers Collection

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to articles from career journals, ranging from general career guides to specialized industry journals.

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War & Terrorism Collection

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to periodicals related to the topics of war and terrorism.

WestlawNEXT

Thomson Reuters

This resource is a new way to access LawSource. It provides access to an online version of the Canadian Abridgment and the Canadian Encyclopedic Digest. It includes case law, legislation and the Index to Canadian Legal Literature.

Note: Ensure you are using an up-to-date browser.

World History Collection

Gale Cengage

This resource provides access to journals that present a balanced view of world history and the scholarly work being done in the field.