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Encyclopedias in Chronological Order
Medieval Travel Writing
Full text e-books, primary documents, time lines, essays. Covers works of European travel writing from the later medieval period, focusing on central Asia and the Far East, including accounts of travel to Mongolia, Persia, India, China and South-East Asia.
China: Trade, Politics and Culture, 1793-1980
Unique material relating to the activities and observations of British and American diplomats, missionaries, business people and tourists in China from 1793 to 1980, together with rare periodicals, colour paintings, maps, photographs and drawings.
Full text e-books, primary documents, time lines, essays on all international colonial empires from all time periods.
Cambridge Journals Online
Note current access to Cambridge journals is cancelled effective January 2018. The Library retains access to journal issues published between 2007 - 2017
Includes more than 300 journals published by Cambridge University Press with coverage typically from between 2007 - 2017. Full text peer-reviewed journal articles in all subject areas.
Including academic journals, magazines, newspapers
Canadian Periodicals Index Quarterly (CPI.Q)
CPI.Q indexes articles from more than 1,500 Canadian periodicals from 1980 forward and provides full-text access to more than 800 of these titles including selective coverage of the Globe & Mail. This database covers a variety of subjects including current events, health, technology, the arts, history, literature and business with an emphasis on popular magazine, mainstream newspaper and academic journal titles broadly available in Canadian libraries.
Oxford Journals Online
Contains issues from 250+ peer-reviewed journals from 1996 onward. This multidisciplinary collection provides coverage of a broad range of research spanning the arts & humanities and sciences.
JSTOR Advanced Search
The JSTOR archive includes the backfile content of more than 2,500 research journals in a variety of disciplines. OCAD U Library currently subscribes to fourteen JSTOR archival collections: Arts & Sciences I – XIII and Life Sciences (includes Biological and Health & General Science) collections. As part of JSTOR’s agreement with publishers current issues are not typically available on the platform (often the most recent 2 – 5 years) but may be accessible through other library databases.
The SAGE Journals platform provides full-text access to more than 700 current peer-reviewed journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine. The Library has additionally acquired various journal backfile packages and as a result most journals are available from volume 1, issue 1 to present, otherwise journal coverage is from 1999 present.
Full text access to more than 170,000 ebooks representing all academic subject areas. Includes the Academic Complete collection which contains titles from more than 200 leading university and academic presses. Help Guide
Springer Link E-Books
eBook collection consisting largely of academic scientific, technical and medical books with publication dates preceding 2008.