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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Informit AGIS Plus Text is a comprehensive database index of legal information resources that unlocks over 40 years of authoritative and peer-reviewed legal research from across Australasia and the Asia-Pacific region. Informit provides access to unique specialist content through its collection of over 100 databases. These cover a wide range of subjects including health, engineering, business, education, law, humanities and social sciences.
Building Types Online is a resource for the study and practice of architectural design. It is based on Birkhäuser's high international standing in professional architecture books, on the knowledge of the authors and editors who are leading experts in their fields, as well as on the technical quality of the illustrations. The database offers exclusive and unparalleled, highly flexible and detailed search and browse access to the contents of the Birkhäuser program on building types. All content was written and selected by internationally renowned authors in architectural design.
The Canadian Human Rights Reporter Inc. (CHRR) is a not-for-profit organization established to promote access to human rights law in Canada. Since 1980, CHRR has published decisions of tribunals, boards of inquiry and courts from all jurisdictions, as well as the appeals which flow from them. Many of the decisions published by CHRR are not available from any other source. CHRR also publishes human rights legislation from all jurisdictions.

Also included with CHRR is the Human Rights Digest
CINAHL®Complete is the world’s most comprehensive source of full-text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHL. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index, with no embargo. CINAHL®Complete is the definitive research tool for all areas of nursing & allied health literature.
Harper's Bazaar Archive is an archive of the US (1867 to present) and UK (1930-2015) editions of Harper’s Bazaar.
Mergent Intellect is a web-based application that features a deep collection of worldwide business information that enables companies to generate insightful business intelligence. Coupling Mergent's ability in developing products for the reference marketplace with D&B®'s private company database, Mergent Intellect offers new and existing clients a unique opportunity to access private and public U.S and international business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, the ability to access industry profiles and much more.
Irwin Law Inc., in partnership with Canadian Electronic Library, is a leading provider of digital content products and technologies.  Irwin Law’s E-Library makes information from its well-known selection of law titles easier to find, use, and manage than ever.

Irwin Law’s E-Library allows you to access authoritative Irwin Law titles anytime, anywhere, as well as to take advantage of powerful technology that increases productivity and efficiency.
Justis provides access to the most comprehensive collection of common law cases from 1163, and an extensive collection of legislation from 1235. Using intelligent legal research platform, JustisOne, search for cases from across over 25 jurisdictions. Also includes access to Maritime Law Books.
Kluwer Arbitration is the world's leading online resource for international arbitration research. It contains a wealth of commentary from expert authors and an extensive collection of primary source materials. It gives access to exclusive materials including ICC cases and awards.
Kluwer Competition Law is an intuitive online research platform that combines unparalleled breadth of analysis and primary content to help professionals find answers with ease and speed. It is a leading online resource for EU and international competition law research. Kluwer Competition Law contains a wealth of commentary from expert authors, an extensive collection of primary source materials and a practice tool.
The Kluwer Law Online website is the gateway to Kluwer Law International publications, including journals and articles touching on various legal aspects. Online library with all Kluwer journals (25) and Manuals (34) including all journal archives (going back to 1962).
Provides forecasts and analysis based upon research reports from over 980 firms, and covering more than 30,000 companies worldwide.
Analyst reports for companies and industries from more than 600 investment banks, brokerage houses and consulting firms worldwide.
Fitne offers the Nurse Theorists Series for your education needs. These videos are designed to show nursing students how theories are applied in practice. They also provide examples for administrators to see how implementing certain theories can save money and increase efficiency of institutions. Each video presents information on a theory, gives case study examples to show the application of a theory and concludes with a discussion summarizing and synthesizing the theory and application.

To enter Nursing Theorists, click on Login (in the upper left) and then click on "Enter the VLRC".
O’Reilly learning provides individuals, teams, and businesses with expert-created and curated information covering all the areas that will shape our future—including artificial intelligence, operations, data, UX design, finance, leadership, and more.

To access the content of O'Reilly, you will need to set up an user account - https://www.oreilly.com/member/register/ using your full Ryerson email.  Once you've created an account, O'Reilly will send you a welcome email that will include a unique link and prompt you to complete the set up of your account.
Ryerson has both the Architecture & Design and Art & Photography collection, which provides a full-text archive of magazine coverage from 1860-2015.
The University of Chicago Press publishes scholarly journals that cover a wide range of disciplines, from the humanities and the social sciences to the life and physical sciences. All are peer-reviewed publications, with readerships that include scholars, scientists, and practitioners, as well as other interested, educated individuals.
This is an archive of Women’s Magazine, with coverage from the late -19th century through to 2005