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International classical studies database with citations for books, journal articles, conference papers, essays and dissertations. View Full Description

Google Books

Searches the contents of a growing number of books. Link to "find this book" to see if owned at Laurier. View Full Description

Google Scholar

Searches for articles and web resources from academic publishers and universities. View Full Description

Grant Connect

Includes Canadian and some American grant-making foundations. Search by grantmakers or grant recipients. View Full Description


Multidisciplinary database with scholarly, government, and general-interest titles covering all aspects of human impact on the environment View Full Description

Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

Based on the 2007 print edition. Includes in-depth articles on architecture, ceramics, metalwork, mosaics, painting and sculpture of the Classical period. View Full Description

H&PE Elementary Resources

Lesson plans and supplemental resources concerning Ontario 2015 curriculum (grades 1-8) expectations. View Full Description

H&PE Secondary Resources

Six interconnected but standalone components with content to support health and physical education (H&PE) teaching, for grades 9-12. View Full Description

Hansard Online

Full text of UK members’ debates, 1803 to the present. Includes both the House of Commons and the House of Lords. View Full Description

HathiTrust Digital Library

Growing collection of digitized texts from a consortium of American research universities. View Full Description

Hill Times

Independently-owned newsweekly based in Ottawa, covering Canadian foreign policy in depth. View Full Description

Historical Abstracts

Index of journal articles, books, etc. on world history (NOT Canada or the U.S.) from 1450 to the present. View Full Description

Historical Databases

Includes Historical Abstracts and America: History and Life View Full Description

Historical thesaurus of the Oxford English dictionary

Historical thesaurus of English vocabulary, from Old English to the present View Full Description

Historical Topographic Map Digitization Project: Full Collection

Maps of Ontario locations from early to mid-20th century. View Full Description

History of Feminism

Primary and secondary source material on feminism in the 19th century. View Full Description

HLAS Online: Handbook of Latin American Studies

Citations to journal articles, books, book chapters, and conference papers in the humanities and social sciences. View Full Description

Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1984 (H.W. Wilson)

Interdisciplinary database with articles from more than 1200 English-language periodicals. View Full Description


Industry market research reports. View Full Description


US and international datasets in criminology, demography, economics, health, political science, and sociology. View Full Description

IDRC Digital Library

A repository of international development related research results and documents generated by IDRC funds and staff. View Full Description

IEEE Xplore Digital Library

Electrical and computer engineering journals, conference proceedings and standards from IEEE/IET. View Full Description

IIAC: Investment Industry Data

Securities industry statistics and performance data, bond and money market trading data from the IIAC. View Full Description

InCites Essential Science Indicators

Science performance statistics and science trends data. View Full Description

InCites Journal Citation Reports

Research tool, developed by ISI, to show the relative importance of journals within subject categories. Includes impact factors. View Full Description

Index of American periodical verse

Print index for poetry in American, Canadian and Caribbean periodicals. View Full Description

Index of downloadable Statistics Canada publications

Electronic copies of Statistics Canada publications from the past and present. View Full Description

Index to the Financial post, 1907 to 1948

Print index for political and socio-economic information. View Full Description

Indigenous Peoples of North America

Collection of primary source documents on the indigenous peoples of North America. View Full Description

Industry Canada

Reports, statistics and other government publications on business and technology topics. View Full Description

Industry Norms & Key Business Ratios, 2011 edition (via CHASS)

Contains industry norms, starting in 2000, with twice yearly updates (Spring & Fall). View Full Description


Academic and professional journals in various subject areas by various publishers. View Full Description


Comprehensive access to the literature in physics, computing, engineering, and information technology. View Full Description


Platform providing access to Canada Income Tax Guide, Dominion Tax Cases, and Tax Planning for Small Business. View Full Description


Index to plays in books & periodicals. View Full Description

International bibliography of historical sciences

Print bibliography for books and articles in history. View Full Description

International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)‎

Index for social science topics such as anthropology, economics, political science and sociology. View Full Description

International Encyclopedia of Dance

Full-text articles on the theatrical, ritual, folk, traditional, ethnic, and social aspects of dance. View Full Description

International Encyclopedia of Linguistics

Full-text articles focussing on interdisciplinary aspects of linguistics. Published 2003. View Full Description

International Financial Statistics (IFS)

Financial data about the member countries in the IMF available in tables or through queries. View Full Description

International Political Science Abstracts

Index to articles in journals and yearbooks. View Full Description

International Public Policy @ EBSCOhost

Selected EBSCOhost databases for International Public Policy. View Full Description

International Public Policy @ ProQuest

Selected ProQuest databases for International Public Policy. View Full Description

Internet Archive: eBooks and Texts

A collection of more than 20 million freely available books and texts. View Full Description

Internet Archive: Moving Image Archive

Thousands of videos ranging from classic full-length movies, to daily alternative news broadcasts, to user-uploaded videos of every genre. View Full Description

Investext (via Mergent Online)

Full-text database of investment research reports. View Full Description


Journal platform for the Institute of Physics. View Full Description

IPA Source

A collection of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions & literal translations of aria and art song texts. View Full Description

iPortal: indigenous studies portal research tool

Index to articles, books, and other documents related to indigenous peoples of Canada and North America. View Full Description

Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Interdisciplinary bibliography of scholarly research on the period from 400 to 1700. View Full Description