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Music Online: Classical Music Library

Music-streaming program. Browse by composer, artist, conductor, ensemble, instrument, genre, period, or label. View Full Description

Music Online: Classical Music Reference Library

Baker's Biographical Dictionary and other reference sources. View Full Description

Music Online: Classical Scores Library

Classical music scores, manuscripts and unpublished material. View Full Description

Music Online: Contemporary World Music

Large streaming audio collection of world music. View Full Description

Music Online: Opera in Video

Opera performances on video plus interviews and documentaries. View Full Description

Music Online: Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries

A music streaming program for world music, spoken word, and natural sound recordings. View Full Description

Music Periodicals Database

Index and full text for international music periodicals, from scholarly journals to popular sources. View Full Description

Music Therapy @ ProQuest

Selection of ProQuest databases relevant to music therapy. View Full Description


Interactive online guide and toolkit to support working abroad. Create an account using your Laurier e-mail. View Full Description

NAL Catalog

The National Agricultural Library (NAL) Catalog (Agricola) provides citations to agricultural literature. View Full Description

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Citations to journal articles, conference papers and other NASA aerospace technical literature. View Full Description

National Academies Press

Over 4,000 free PDF ebooks in science, engineering and medicine. Requires free registration. View Full Description

National Film Board of Canada

Thousands of documentaries, animations, and alternative dramas produced by the National Film Board of Canada. View Full Description

National Geographic Society Publications Index

Index to the society's publications, including articles, books, maps and CD-ROMs. View Full Description

National Guidelines Clearinghouse

Collection of systematically developed clinical guidelines for healthcare decision support. View Full Description

The journals published by the Nature Publishing Group, including "Nature" itself. View Full Description

Naxos Music Library

Streaming music from hundreds of labels, in particular for classical music. View Full Description

NBER Working Papers

Accesses NBER working papers in PDF format. View Full Description

NCJRS Abstracts Database

U.S. database with summaries of articles, books and other materials about crime and corrections. View Full Description


Standard and Poor's Industry Surveys and the Register of Corporations, Directors, and Executives. View Full Description

New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

Regularly updated dictionary of economics. View Full Description

Nexis Uni

Full-text documents for international news, business, legal research, and key people in the news. View Full Description

Nineteenth Century UK Periodicals

Scans of British newspapers published from 1800 to 1900. View Full Description

North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries, and Oral Histories

Full-text personal narratives of immigrants to the United States and Canada. View Full Description

North American Indian Drama: Second Edition

Collection of plays by Indigenous playwrights of Turtle Island from the twentieth century. View Full Description

North American Indian Thought and Culture

Full-text biographies, autobiographies, diaries, letters, personal narratives and speeches. View Full Description

North American Women's Drama

Full-text plays, chiefly American with some Canadian content. View Full Description

North American Women's Letters and Diaries: Colonial to 1950

Thousands of pages of diaries and letters from hundreds of women in North America. View Full Description

NSTC: Nineteenth-Century Short Title Catalogue

Combined catalogue of books written in English from 1801 to 1919. View Full Description

OAPEN : Online library and publication platform

Open access academic books covering a variety of subjects. View Full Description


Repository of socio-economic survey, census, and polling data from Statistics Canada, Ipsos Reid, Gallup, etc. View Full Description

OECD iLibrary

Access books, articles, reports & statistics from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. View Full Description

OED : Oxford English Dictionary

The full text of the 20-volume 2nd edition (1989) plus regular updates. View Full Description

Official Documentation System

Includes all types of official United Nations (UN) freely available, full-text documents. Does not include sales publications or treaties. View Full Description

Open Library of Humanities

Open access journals in the humanities. View Full Description

Ophea : Ontario Physical Activity Standards in Education

Standards documents for managing risk in physical activities in Ontario school boards. View Full Description

Oral History Online

Full-text oral histories in English, including an index to freely available histories on the Web. View Full Description

Our Ontario: Newspapers

Over 200 years of community newspapers from across Ontario. View Full Description

Oxford Academic : Journals

Index of and links to all journals published by Oxford. View Full Description

Oxford Bibliographies

A collection of core resources in a variety of subjects. Selected by experts. View Full Description

Oxford Companion to Canadian History

An authoritative source on all aspects of Canadian history View Full Description

Oxford Companion to Global Change

Comprehensive, interdisciplinary guide to the range of issues surrounding natural and human-induced changes in the Earth's environment. View Full Description

Oxford Companion to Philosophy

Contains over 2,200 entries written by 291 authoritative philosophers with a wide breadth and depth of coverage. View Full Description

Oxford Companion to the Mind

Scholarly one volume companion to the fields of mind, brain and consciousness View Full Description

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Biographies of people of distinction in the British Isles and its colonies, from the 4th century to the 21st. View Full Description

Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

More than 3,000 entries covering covers all areas of philosophy. View Full Description

Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

Full-text articles on art, literature, science, culture, philosophy, religion, economics and history. Published 2003. View Full Description

Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature

Full-text articles on authors, literary movements, genres and themes. Published 2004. View Full Description

Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

Full-text articles on Egyptian civilization, from the predynastic era to the seventh century CE. View Full Description

Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

Full-text articles on authors and genres. Published 2006. View Full Description