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Academic Video Online is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary video subscription which includes over 40 channels that supports the entire range of curriculum, from anthropology to zoology. To see full list of channels, click here.

AVON includes a variety of video material available with curricular relevance: documentaries, interviews, feature films, performances, news programs and newsreels, and demonstrations. Patrons will find thousands of award-winning films, including Academy®, Emmy®, and Peabody® winners. Academic institutions will find frequently used films for classroom instruction, plus newly released films and previously unavailable archival material.
Black Studies Center brings together essential historical and current material for researching the past, present and future of African Americans, the wider African Diaspora, and Africa itself. It is comprised of several cross-searchable, component databases, which include:
Sourced from the extensive holdings of the British Library, this resource delivers a wide range of irreplaceable local and regional voices to reflect the social, political, and cultural events of the nineteenth. These newspapers, emerging during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries as a crucial channel of information in towns and major cities, provide researchers with a unique, first-hand perspective on history.
This ebook platforms' title list focuses on a wide range of legal areas including: international and comparative law, intellectual property, trade, finance and commercial law, information and technology, antitrust, environmental and energy law, European law, corporate and financial law, and law and economics. Many of our titles are interdisciplinary and cut across our public policy, environment, development, economics or international politics lists – reflecting the current nature of much academic debate. It includes access to approximately 670 monographs, 160 Research Handbooks, 117 Research Lit Reviews, 3 Reference Dictionaries and 2 Encyclopedias published between 2017 and 2021.
International articles of allied health, education and training, development and management, midwifery, health and healthcare economics, clinical medical and healthcare social work, psychiatry and mental health, and traumatology, emergency and critical-care medicine. Including Journal content not in Embase.
  • Has Canadian Content
  • Open Access Resource
The FRDR address' a longstanding gap in Canada's research infrastructure by providing researchers with a robust repository option into which large research datasets can be ingested, curated, processed for preservation, discovered, cited, and shared.

The FRDR’s repository services will help researchers store and manage their data, preserve their research for future use, and comply with institutional and funding agency data management requirements.
The English Reports brings together all the important English case reports from 1220 until 1873 The website contains over 100,000 cases covering all the English courts and bringing together the most important cases from numerous earlier series Each case report record contains key bibliographic information, such as the parties, name of the court and citations (in the nominate reports and in the English Reports) plus a link to the original printed version of the complete report in PDF format.
The Lobby Monitor, part of the Hill Times Publishing group, is the leading news source on Canada's lobbying business. The Lobby Monitor provides exclusive coverage on who is influencing top decision makers on the federal scene and beyond. The Lobby Monitor provides daily news and analysis about the strategies and people behind public policy advocacy, issues management, government relation campaigns and procurement in Canada. They bring readers timely, in-depth and independent coverage of new lobbying strategies, keep a keen eye on who's who in the industry and government, and follow lobbying registrations, communication reports and events on and off the Hill.

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The Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises, 1800–1926 is the most comprehensive full-text collection of Anglo-American legal treatises available today. Sourced from the world’s foremost law libraries, this archive covers nearly every aspect of American and British law and encompasses a broad array of the analytical, theoretical, and practical literature for research in U.S. and British legal history. It features casebooks, local practice manuals, form books, works for lay readers, pamphlets, letters, speeches, and other works from the most influential writers and legal thinkers of the time.
The Making of Modern Law: Trials, 1600–1926 is the world’s most comprehensive full-text collection of documents from Anglo-American trials. In addition to works pertaining to English-speaking jurisdictions such as the United States, Britain, Ireland, and Canada, this digital archive also contains English-language titles about trials in other jurisdictions, such as France.
Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (MPEPIL): The definitive reference work on public international law. This major online reference work contains 1,700+ peer-reviewed articles on every aspect of the substance of international law. Written by an incomparable team of over 900 scholars and practitioners led by Professor Anne Peters, this comprehensive resource is essential for anyone researching or teaching international law.

Max Planck Encyclopedia of Procedural Law (MPEiPro): MPEiPro consists of peer-reviewed articles on different aspects of international procedural law. MPEIPL was launched in September 2019. It is intended that new articles be added monthly, with the total expected to exceed 1,500.
The Media Technology Monitor (MTM) is a research product in the area of technology ownership and use. Based on 12,000 telephone interviews annually (including a cell phone–only sample), the MTM has spoken with over 140,000 Canadians (equally split between Anglophones and Francophones) over the past decade, making it the most accurate and comprehensive media technology tracking survey of its kind. Highlighted themes include television platforms, internet activities, radio platforms, mobile phone activities, tablets, media usage by device, online engagement with TV, content and new platform users.
NOMOS is the annual yearbook of the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy. The ASPLP was begun in 1955 by Carl Friedrich to bring together a group of political scientists, philosophers and law scholars interested in exploring legal and political philosophy outside of their home disciplines. The main activity of the society is its annual meeting held on a topic chosen in advance by the ASPLP membership, at which three papers—one from each of the participating disciplines—are presented. The society publishes these papers, along with formal commentary and invited additional essays, in the NOMOS volumes. The ASPLP leadership has included some of the most distinguished and accomplished scholars in political and legal philosophy including John Rawls, Lon Fuller and Judith Shklar.

*Volumes 7-16 are available as indexing only, pending licensing
Streaming video service created by Quincy Jones. It features documentaries, concerts, archives and other content as they relate to “jazz and beyond.”
Co-founded by music legend Quincy Jones and jazz impresario and producer Reza Ackbaraly, Qwest TV features a diverse collection of hundreds of concerts and documentaries, with a focus on Jazz, Soul, Funk, Blues, African music, Latin music, Indian music and more.

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The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism (REM) is the largest and most comprehensive resource available for all those involved in the study of modernism. REM brings together a wealth of interdisciplinary content about the Modernist period, and is the ideal starting point for any research in modernism. The content is fully cross-referenced, allowing for greater discoverability between fields, and covers eight key subject areas: Literature, Architecture, Visual Arts, Music, Dance, Theatre, Film, and Intellectual Currents. Researchers can browse by subject, movement, or place in order to discover connections between key topics and fields.
Sports Market Analytics provides "one-stop" access to multiple resources, including Industry-developed Market Research, Government Statistics, Facility Reports and News, International Market Publications, Customized Research, and Directories. Only SBRnet provides nationwide analysis of statistical trends in each major segment of the sports market and the extent to which they interrelate.
UptoDate offers point-of-care clinical resource and decision-making tool containing medical and patient information, drug handbooks, and medical calculators. Click here for login instructions.