Libraries and Databases
There are thousands of research tools at your finger tips. Digitized publications, rare manuscripts, documents, and monographs are popping up in libraries all over the world.
The Dawson library has links to a number of resources, and the librarians are available to help you if you need resources for your research. Check out the Faculty page on the library site for more information.
Below are some of the databases and archives available for different research disciplines.
Archives Canada (Canadian history, economics, law, political science)
Library and Archives Canada AMICUS (Canadian history, economics, law, political science, art history)
BANQ Bibliothéque et archives national du Québec (Québec history, economics, law, political science)
Modern Languages Association Bibliography (Languages, linguistics and literature)
Online Catalogues of Western Manuscripts (History, philosophy, religion)
The Vatican Library (History, philosophy, religion, art & art history)
World Development Indicators (Social Sciences)
IHS (Economic, political, industrial )
EBSCO or Academic Search Primer (Arts & Sciences)*
ProQuest (Arts & Sciences)
Scopus (Arts & Sciences)*
Duke University Digital Collection (History, art history, literature and more)
Harvard University Digital Collection (History, art history, literature and more)
*These are available to Dawson employees via the Dawson College Library.
The Avalon Project Document; History, philosophy law, religion, politics Ancient 4000 bce -present
Linguistics and Language Behaviour Abstracts (via Proquest)
Literature Resource Centre -Literature
Collections, journal articles and databases
Sociological Abstracts (via Proquest)
Sciences & Engineering
GreenFILE – Environmental Sciences (NB. This is available via EBSCO. If you are a faculty member you have access to this database, listed as Academic Search Primer, for free through the Dawson College Library)
CAB Direct – Agricultural (veterinary sciences; entomology; plant sciences; forestry; fisheries; farming; agricultural economics; food & human nutrition; earth & environmental sciences)
GeoScienceWorld – Earth Sciences
GeoBase – Geography (via Engineering Village)
There are thousands of Museums all over the world that hold incredible collections of manuscripts, artifacts, art and so much more. Here is a modest list of some amazing museums that provide access to their libraries, research, and collections online.
Is your favourite site missing? Contact us and tell us about it!