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Waves

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WAVES is the catalogue of the libraries of Fisheries and Oceans Canada. The library network in Fisheries and Oceans Canada comprises 12 libraries located in the departmental offices and research establishments across Canada . WAVES contains bibliographic information about the published and unpublished literature relating to fisheries, aquatic sciences, and nautical sciences that is currently in the collections in the Fisheries and Oceans Canada libraries.

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Only Fisheries and Oceans Canada employees may borrow materials from departmental libraries. However, external loans, i.e., interlibrary loans, may be arranged through Trent University Library.

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1986 - Current
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Ongoing

UNdata

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The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) internet based data service for the global user community brings UN statistical databases within easy reach of users through a single entry point. Users can now search and download a variety of statistical resources of the UN system.

The innovative design allows a user to access a large number of UN databases either by browsing the data series or through a keyword search.

Useful features like Country Profiles, Advanced Search and Glossaries are also provided to aid research. The numerous databases, tables and glossaries containing over 60 million data points cover a wide range of themes including Agriculture, Crime, Education, Employment, Energy, Environment, Health, HIV/AIDS, Human Development, Industry, Information and Communication Technology, National Accounts, Population, Refugees, Tourism, Trade, as well as the Millennium Development Goals indicators.

(from the website)

See more information on this database.

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This website is maintained by the United Nations Statistics Division.

TOCS-IN (Tables of Contents of Journals of Interest to Classicists)

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This website is maintained by scholars in Ancient History and Classics at the University of Toronto. It covers the tables of contents to a selection of Classics, Near Eastern Studies, and Religion journals. Where possible, links are given with articles of which the full text or an abstract is available online (about 15%). (from the website).

Since there is no GetIt! button available in this database, use it to create a list of possible resources on your topic. Click on the list of journal abbreviations to determine the titles of the journals. Then use TOPCAT or the E-Journals search on our library homepage to find out if Trent has access to the articles, whether online or on our library shelves.

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There are some links to full text within this database, but Trent could have access to other articles as well. Be sure to search TOPCAT and E-journals for the titles of the journals.

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Mostly 1992-current; pre-1992 items can be added by clicking in the checkbox.
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Ongoing

Theses Canada Portal

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This is your central access point for Canadian theses and information about the Theses Canada program. From here you will be able to:

  • Search AMICUS, Canada's national online catalogue, for bibliographic records of all theses in Library and Archives Canada's theses collection, which was established in 1965;
  • Access and search the full text electronic versions of numerous Canadian theses and dissertations;
  • Find out everything you need to know about Theses Canada, including how to find a thesis, how our program works, information on copyright and much more.

(from the website)

Digital versions of most theses from 1998 - August 2002 are available online. Others can be ordered through our Interlibrary Loans. Theses date as far back as 1965 and can include MA and PhD theses.

Not all theses from all universities are included on this site, since participation is voluntary.

See more information on the website.

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For more information on locating theses, see our webpage: Dissertation and Theses.

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Varies - can go back as far as 1965 for microfiche.
Update Frequency: 
Ongoing. Online these are not being updated.

Statistical Database System

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The Statistical Database System (SDBS) - is the Asian Development Bank’s central statistical database that stores macro-economic and social data of its developing member countries (DMCs). Data in SDBS come from statistical contacts that are mostly national statistics offices and central banks of the DMCs. We also store data from other international organizations databases and websites.

SDBS has annual data, from 1975 onward, on national accounts, prices, government finance, trade, balance of payments, money and banking, external debt, population, labor force, and social indicators. Other member countries' data on selected economic indicators as well as quarterly and monthly data of some indicators are also available. SDBS is updated continuously and new series are added based on emerging demands.

This Internet version of SDBS, however, contains only data that are freely accessible by the public, from 1988 to 2005. Those data that are in pay for access databases of other international organizations are not presented here.

(from the website)

See more information on the Help page for the site.

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This database is maintained by the Asian Development Bank.

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1975-onward (1 year delay - the previous year is posted in July)
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Annually.

PhilPapers

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PhilPapers is a comprehensive index of philosophy books and articles. It offers unique features such as real-time indexing of pre-prints, fine-grained classification by topic, email alerts, reading lists, advanced search functionality, and discussion forums.

From a full record, connect to Trent's resources: "Look it up @ Trent University".  Also see links to resources on publishers' sites: these only provide access if Trent subscribes to them.  If you don't see Trent University at the top of the screen, you won't have access to restricted material; use the link from our website to ensure full access.

Some open-access content is provided, available without a subscription.

Create an account for yourself to obtain the full benefits. See what you can do.

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PhilPapers uses advanced trawling techniques and large-scale crowd-sourcing to monitor all sources of research content in philosophy, including journals, books, personal pages, and open access archives.

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Varies
Update Frequency: 
Daily
Stable URL: 

A stable url (or persistent link) is a link that connects a user to a particular item in a database or on the web.  

In this case, it looks as though the URL provided in the address bar is durableKeep in mind that a link to this database is not a link to the full text; only to the citation.  To link directly to full text, access the full text and look for a stable URL on that site.

OurOntario.ca

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OurOntario.ca is an online resource discovery tool - a portal to Ontario's digital collections - one place for users to discover, search, navigate and interact with digital content about and from Ontario. Text, audio, video and image digital materials about Ontario history, heritage and culture, of interest to researchers, students, genealogists, educators, information professionals and the general populace that has until now only been available locally is globally accessible and discoverable via the OurOntario.ca portal.

You can search thousands of digital resources available from a range of diverse cultural organizations without actually needing to know where the digital content is located. Search results link you to the digital collections residing on the participating contributor's website.

Scope of OurOntario.ca Collections

  • The digital resources available through the OurOntario.ca portal includes material about Ontario, or digital resources in the custody of libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, heritage and community groups, and from private collections in Ontario.
  • The subject matter of the digital resources accessible via OurOntario.ca is inclusive of all facets of Ontario life and culture, history, government, business and scientific heritage. OurOntario.ca also points to Ontario content from collections in other parts of the country.
  • Digital resources available on OurOntario.ca are in the public domain, or comply with Canadian copyright regulations.
  • Ownership of the digital resources available through or hosted by OurOntario.ca remains with the originating site or contributing institution.

For more information go to About Us.

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This online resource is funded by the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Culture, as part of Knowledge Ontario.

Champlain Society Digital Collection

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The collection contains 101 of the Champlain Society's volumes (almost 50,000 printed pages) dealing with exploration and discovery over three centuries. It includes first-hand accounts of Samuel de Champlain's voyages in New France as well as the diary from Sir John Franklin's first land expedition to the Arctic, 1819-22.

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This is a public, open-access website and does not require any login for access.

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N/A
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Occasional
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The URL in the address bar of your browser should work as a permanent link.  It may be quite long, so be careful to get it all.

No Trent proxy information should be included, since this resource is not restricted to subscribers.

CanLII

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CanLII is a non-profit organization managed by the Federation of Law Societies of Canada. CanLII's goal is to make Canadian law accessible for free on the Internet.

This website provides access to court judgments, tribunal decisions, statutes and regulations from all Canadian jurisdictions.

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Maintained by the Federation of Law Societies of Canada.

See scope of databases for years covered and documents included.

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Varies by "database" - see scope (above).
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Varies by "database" - see scope (above) for dates of last update.
Stable URL: 

The URL in your browser's Address bar is usually a stable link.

Caninuit

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Caninuit is an annotated source of information about the magazines, journals, newspapers and newsletters of Canada's Inuit peoples and communities. This web site was created in 2008 and the annotations are being updated and augmented regularly by the editor. Caninuit can be browsed by title or category, or searched in anyword (Find) mode.

Most entries in the Caninuit database reference periodical publications which deal predominently with Canadian Inuit and their communities. Some entries describe library catalogues, indexes, bibliographies, and other sources of information about Inuit periodicals.

No full text is provided.  The publications themselves are not indexed, only described.

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Maintained by McGill University Libraries.

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N/A
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Irregular
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