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Research guides by subject

  • Start with research guides that contain resources selected by our subject librarians
  • Related terms: subject guides

Research and journal databases

  • Search by topic for articles, books, conference proceedings and more, in one of the library's research databases
  • Find journal articles

Journal titles

  • Access the library's electronic subscriptions to journals in a variety of topics
  • Find journal articles
  • Related terms: SFX; Scholars Portal

Library catalogue (books and articles)

Dictionaries, encyclopedias and more

  • Find online resources to answer quick factual questions, such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other tools

Conference proceedings

  • Learn how to find conference proceedings successfully, using helpful tools. Understand why conference proceedings are so hard to find

Government information

  • Discover government information, organized by jurisdiction or resource type. Information includes bills and sessional papers

Maps and geospatial data

News sources

  • Identify sources for current and older stories, old newspapers on microfilm, and stories from alternative presses

Special and archival collections

Standards and codes

  • Learn what they are, how to find them and how to get them

Statistics and numerical data

  • Locate and access statistics and numeric data. There are a number of data resources available from this page, including Statistics Canada microdata, demographic and economic statistics, and industry statistics

Theses and dissertations