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Research Databases for Cultural Studies (47)

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AccessUN (United Nations Index) Newsbank

1944 to present

Alternative Press Index

Ebsco site

1969 to present More
American Periodicals Series Online

Variety of general and specific interest magazines. New ProQuest site

1740 to 1940

Annual Reviews full text

1996 to present

Bibliography of Native North Americans Ebsco 1500s to present More
Black Studies Center from Chadwyck Healy 1800's to present More
Canadian Periodical Index (CPI.Q) Gale site 1988 to present More
Canadian Research Index

Government publications. New ProQuest site

1982 to present More

Canada’s heritage digitized. Books, articles, photographs & more.

pre 1920

Canadiana Online Canadian historical documents pre-confederation to 1900's More
Catalog of U.S. Government Publications Catalog of U.S. Government Publications 1994 to present More
CBCA [Canadian Business & Current Affairs]

Canadian business & news. New ProQuest site

1982-1992 index only; 1993 to present full text More
Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) International Affairs 1991 to present More
Communication & Mass Media Complete Full text and cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for journals covering communication, mass media and related fields.


Dissertations & Theses Global

PhD & masters theses. New ProQuest site

Indexing 1861 -
Abstracts [varies] -
Full Text 1997 -
Early English Books Online Text Creation partnership 1473 to 1700
ERIC-sponsored internet access to the ERIC database


from 1966, depending on which database is chosen More
Expanded Academic ASAP All academic disciplines, Gale site 1980 to present More

Factiva forbids storing or using search results in research applications such as data mining or trend analysis.

varies with newspaper More
Family & Society Studies Worldwide Family studies. Ebsco site 1970 to present More
First Nations Periodical Index (1980's) to present More
Globe and Mail, Canada's Heritage from 1844

Globe & Mail, full text, fully searchable, including ads. New ProQuest site.

1844 to 4 years ago More
Historical Abstracts Ebsco site 1955 to present More
HLAS Online (Handbook of Latin American Studies) Handbook of Latin American Studies 1935 to present More
Humanities & Social Sciences Retrospective

Scholarly literature covering a broad spectrum of Arts disciplines.

1907 to 1984 More
Humanities E-Book Project (ACLS) Full text of books in the humanities via the American Council for Learned Societies. 1885 to present More
IDRC Digital Library International Development

1970 to present

Infotrac Newsstand index only for 5 US National newspapers Gale site. 1977 - present More
Ingenta Connect current awareness service Fall 1988 to present More
International Medieval Bibliography (IMB) Bibliography of the European Middle Ages (c. 400-1500) 1967 to present More
JSTOR back issues of the core journals in Humanities, Social Sciences and Sciences - full text Coverage varies by journal (excludes current 3 to 5 years) More
LexisNexis Academic

Newspapers, including KW Record. At a public workstation? You will be asked for your WatIAM (Quest) User ID and Password.

varies by database.
London Review of Books Book reviews and essays written by academics, writers and journalists. Includes art and film reviews, poems and letters.

1979 - present

Nineteenth Century Masterfile [NCM] periodical and newspaper indexes from the late 18th century to the early 20th century varies by database, circa 1800 to the 1900s More
North American Indian Thought and Culture Full text historical documents. Alexander St. Press 17th century to present More
North American Women's Letters and Diaries, Colonial to 1950 Full text historical documents. Alexander St. Press to 1950 More
OECD iLibrary

journals, books, statistics

1998 to the present More
openDemocracy news and analysis of global politics, democracy and elections current More
Periodicals Archive Online (PAO) An archive of hundreds of digitized journals published in the arts, humanities and social sciences.

1802 to 2005

Population Index 1986 to 2000 More
Readers' Guide Full Text Mega

Primarily arts & social sciences. From Ebsco (orig. HW Wilson)

Indexing 1890-
Abstracts 1983-
Full text 1994-
Rural Development Abstracts

Includes material from Leisure Tourism Abstracts -
CABI site

1976 to present More
Scholars Portal Ebooks

Full text electronic books on Scholars Portal

varies with title
Scholars Portal Ejournals

Full text electronic journals - browse by title

varies with title More
SPORTDiscus sports - Ebsco site 1830 to present More
Toronto Star: ProQuest Historical Newspapers

Toronto Star, full text, fully searchable, including ads. New ProQuest site.

1894 to 3 years ago

Web of Science ISI Web of Knowledge server varies by institution More