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Academic Search Complete
A multi-disciplinary database which provides full text for more than 8,500 periodicals, including full text for over 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.
CAB Abstracts (via EBSCOhost)
Covers the significant research and development literature in applied life sciences, including agriculture, the environment, human nutrition, applied economics, leisure/tourism, and veterinary medicine.
GreenFile
Covers all aspects of human impact to the environment, including global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture & renewable energy.
Federal Science Library (formerly WAVES)
Contains records for published & unpublished literature on fisheries, aquatic sciences & nautical sciences. You can search the entire Federal Science Library or limit your search to the Fisheries and Oceans Canada Collection (formerly known as WAVES).
Google Scholar

Searches scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts, and articles. Note: only use the proxied link when you are off-campus. If you are on campus, go directly to Google Scholar as http://scholar.google.ca.

PubMed
Comprises over 21 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals & online books.
ArXiv
An electronic archive for research articles, including physics, math, computer science, nonlinear sciences, quantitative biology, and statistics.
Scopus

Scopus provides broad indexing and citation coverage of academic journals, books and conference proceedings published worldwide. Delivering a comprehensive overview ofresearch output in the fields of science, engineering, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities, Scopus features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research. Access the Elsevier Scopus guide for information about searching. 

SAGE Research Methods Video: Practical Research and Academic Skills

This collection of over 450 streaming videos on the SAGE Research Methods platform offers support on the practical skills that you need to successfully complete your research. Key areas such as writing a research proposal, planning and designing a research project, and securing ethical approval are explicitly covered. Practical skills such as project management, writing for publication, presenting work, and building networks are also presented through helpful explanatory videos.

Sage Research Methods Foundations

SAGE Research Methods Foundations is a large series of extended articles/short books edited by Paul Atkinson, Sara Delamont, Alexandru Cernat, Joseph W. Sakshaug & Richard A. Williams. It is the perfect companion for novice researchers and provides bite-size, introductory overviews to all the major methods topics to help get you on your way.

JoVE

Robertson Library subscribes to 3 of the JoVE video collections:

Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Database (includes ASFA)

This indexing + full text database from Proquest contains within it:

  • Aquatic Sciences & Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA)
  • Oceanic Abstracts
  • Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts (MGA)

Plus hundreds of full text journals and documents relating to earth, land, and air sciences.

CAB Abstracts (via CAB Direct)
Covers the significant research and development literature in applied life sciences, including agriculture, the environment, human nutrition, applied economics, leisure/tourism, and veterinary medicine. Access is provided directly through CAB Direct, CABI's online database platform.
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