|Dawson Library Catalogue||To find print books only, search our library catalogue. When you find the item you want, check the location and availability, then take down the call number to help you find it in the library.|
|Other Libraries||This page links to other public and academic libraries in the Montreal area. Please note that you must obtain independent membership, if you wish to borrow from their collections.|
|Canadian Electronic Library||This truly Canadian resource contains nearly 54,000 titles, and includes eBooks from more than 60 leading Canadian publishers, as well as monographs relating to public policy, health and medical research, created by Canadian public policy institutes, government agencies, advocacy groups, think-tanks, university research centres, and other public interest groups.|
|eBook Academic Collection (EBSCOhost)||This multidisciplinary eBook collection contains more than 140,000 titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter.|
|CREDO Reference Collection||Searches through more than 2,000,000 full text articles, from 691 electronic reference books contributed by over 100 publishers.|
Open Access eBooks
|OAIster||OAIster contains millions of records representing open access digital resources. It was built by harvesting from open access collections worldwide. Today, the collection includes more than 30 million records, from more than 1,500 contributors. OAIster is searched by our Discovery Service, but results will only display if the “Full Text” and “Available in Library Collection” options are deselected.|
|OAPEN||The OAPEN Library contains freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of humanities and social sciences. OAPEN works with publishers to build a quality controlled collection of open access books, and provides services for publishers, libraries and research funders in the areas of deposit, quality assurance, dissemination, and digital preservation.|
|Project Gutenberg||Project Gutenberg offers over 50,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online. It includes high quality ebooks, from bona fide publishers, digitized and proofread with the help of thousands of volunteers.|
|Academic OneFile offers peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals, covering the physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, technology, literature, and many other subjects. Includes up-to-date, full text articles from The New York Times (1985 onwards) and The Economist (1988 onwards).|
|Academic Search Complete||▽|
|Academic Search Premier is a multidisciplinary database that provides full text for nearly 4,600 journals, including full text for more than 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 are available for well over one hundred journals.|
|Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
|The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) provides free access to hundreds of full-text scientific and scholarly journals.|
|Education Resource Information Center (ERIC)
|This is a resource for education-related research. Use “Advanced Search” and “Full-Text Availability” option, to ensure access to all search results.|
|This database provides full text access to scholarly articles in French language journals.
Journals by Discipline
|JSTOR is an archive of full-text scholarly journals from a wide range of different disciplines.|
|Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.|
|Established by France’s Ministère de l’éducation nationale, Persée provides full-text access to the back files of French journals in the social and human sciences.|
|This database provides access to, among others, articles published in the journals of both the American and Canadian Psychological Associations.|
|PubMed comprises more than 24 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites. Enter keywords, search, then select “Free full text” under “Text Availability”.|
|Contains references to more than 482,000 articles from french language periodicals, from 1980 onwards. Offers full-text access to more more than 23,900 articles, and direct links to 42,500 full-text articles accessible on the Internet.
|Vente et Gestion||▽|
|Vente et Gestion provides full text coverage for French language business journals serving both the academic and the professional researcher. This collection also includes publications covering topics such as accounting & tax, administration, industry & manufacturing, marketing, logistics, technology and others.|
|The Journal of Chemical Education||The official journal of the Division of Chemical Education of the American Chemical Society, co-published with the American Chemical Society Publications Division. It publishes peer-reviewed articles and related information as a resource to those in the field of chemical education, and the institutions that serve them.|
|The Journal of Interior Design||A scholarly, refereed publication of the Interior Design Educators Council, this journal is dedicated to issues related to the design of the interior environment, including theory, research, education and practice.|
|Physics Today||A publication of the American Institute of Physics, Physics Today is the most influential and closely followed physics magazine in the world. With authoritative features, full news coverage and analysis, and fresh perspectives on technological advances and ground-breaking research, it informs readers about science and its role in society.|
|Full Text Finder (FTF)||Use this tool to check our collection for electronic access to specific magazines or journals. If full-text access is available, the title record will link you to each database that carries it, and will display the date coverage available in each database.|
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The Dawson College Library does not offer access to subscription-only content, but the full-text of Canada’s leading newspapers – Canadian Major Dailies (English) and Eureka.cc (French) – can be accessed through the BAnQ, with a remote services subscription.
|Dawson Library Catalogue||Our library is home to more than 2000 videos, including documentaries, instructional series, and numerous feature films. Teachers may borrow films to screen in the classroom; students are welcome to watch films on-site.|
|Academic Video Online (AVON)||Delivers more than 62,000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. More than 17,000 titles are exclusive to Alexander Street. Available until May 18th, 2018.|
|Kanopy||Contains over 26,000 films, including award-winning documentaries, rare titles, independent and classic films, and world cinema, from producers such as Criterion, the Media Education Foundation, The Great Courses, New Day Films, California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, and PBS. Browse the collection by subject and discipline, or search for a specific title.
Please only use for academic purposes, as each “Play” incurs fees.
|NFB CAMPUS||NFB CAMPUS provides online streaming access to more than 3,500 Canadian films and interactive titles. Many films in this collection are open to the public. You may create a personal account (‘become a member’) and sign-in to create personal playlists of films or film chapters.|
|Archive.org > Movies
|Watch full-length feature films, classic shorts, world culture documentaries, World War II propaganda, movie trailers, and films created in just ten hours: These options are all featured in this diverse library!|
|CBC Digital Archives
|Contains a rich digital archive of CBC radio and television clips by category: Arts & Entertainment, Economy & Business, Environment, Health, Lifestyle, Politics, Science & Technology, Society, Sports, and War & Conflict. The “Discover” tab showcases famous interviews, individuals, and CBC shows; and the “On this Day” feature highlights a key event in Canadian history for each day of the year.|
|CBC Player (open access)||Provides access to full episodes of CBC programs, including DocZone, the Fifth Estate, Marketplace, The Nature of Things, The Passionate Eye, and other high quality programming from Canada’s public broadcaster. (Content is preceded/interspersed with ads.)|
|Hotdocs DOCLibrary (open access)||This site provides access to Canada’s documentary film-making heritage through its video library of more than 1500 documentaries, including films from the NFB, TVO, RIDM, Reel Asian, Images Festival, and the Annual Doc Challenge.|
|ArtSTOR||ARTstor is a digital library providing more than one million images with tools for teaching and research. Its collections comprise contributions from museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives and artists from all over the world. The collections encompass a wide variety of subject areas, including art, architecture, music, religion, anthropology, literature, world history and more.|
|Google Art Project
|Allows users to discover artworks, collections and stories from museums and cultural institutions all around the world, offering images in extraordinary detail, while helping to preserve artifacts and cultural heritage for the future.|
|Web Gallery of Art
|The Web Gallery of Art is a virtual museum and searchable database of European fine arts from 11th to 19th centuries. It is intended to be a free resource of art history primarily for students and teachers, and is a private initiative not related to any museums or art institutions. (Images and documents downloaded from this database can only be used for educational and personal purposes. Distribution of the images in any form is prohibited without the authorization of their legal owner.)|
|Cambridge Dictionaries Online
|Search engine which allows a simultaneous search in several different English dictionaries, general and specialized (Cambridge International Dictionary of English, Cambridge Dictionary of American English, Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms and Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs).|
|Le grand dictionnaire terminologique (GDT)
|The GDT is a bank of terms maintained by the Office québécois de la langue française (OQLF) and its partners. Users may search for a term in English, French and other languages, and find its equivalent in French, while specifying the particular domain within which it is being used.|
|Dictionaries in Print
|Encyclopaedia Universalis||This is the online version of a large multi-volume French-language encyclopedia.|
|Published online by the Historica Foundation, the Canadian Encyclopedia provides the most comprehensive, objective and accurate source of information on Canada for students, readers and scholars across Canada and throughout the world. Contents have been contributed by more than 5000 scholars and specialists from every discipline and region of Canada.|
|This collection is built in to our Discovery Service, and contains articles/entries from a limited selection of electronic “Reference Sources”. To find/access these sources you must do a search inside Discovery, and then limit your results to this collection. To do this, find the list of “Databases being searched…” (left side of your results screen), select “Research Starters”, and update your search results.|