E-Resources by type

Dissertations and Theses

$subunit$subunit$subunit Nipissing University Theses and Dissertations provides free access to theses, dissertations, and major research papers produced by graduate students at Nipissing University. Works in this collection date back to 2006.

$subunit$subunit$subunit Theses Canada Portal provides information on theses and dissertations in the Library and Archives Canada collection published since 1965. It includes some full-text availability from 1998 onward.

$subunit$subunit$subunit EThOS is the Electronic Theses Online Service from the British Library.

$subunit$subunit$subunit EBSCO Open Dissertations is an open-access database built to assist researchers in locating both historic and contemporary dissertations and theses.


$subunit ACLS Humanities E-Book is an online, fully searchable collection of over 5400 books of high quality in the humanities and humanistic social sciences.

$subunit$subunit Books @ Ovid contains full-text E-books covering Nursing and Clinical Medicine.

$subunit$subunit desLibris offers a collection of scholarly ebooks and public documents

$subunit$subunit Ebook Central features E-Books from Canadian and international publishers. Subjects include anthropology, environmental sciences, folklore, geography, human ecology, manners and customs, cartography, oceanography, physical geography, recreation and leisure

$subunit$subunit eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) provides access to E-Books covering a variety of subjects. New titles are added continually.

$subunit Eighteenth Century Collections Online features content published in Great Britain and the Americas including books, directories, Bibles, pamphlets, sheet music, sermons, advertisements, in the fields of history,literature, religion, law, fine arts, science and more.

$subunit$subunit$subunit Google Book Search features previews and information about books. Click on "Find in a library" to check availability. Includes full-text access to some public domain E-Books.

$subunit$subunit$subunit Open-Access Text Archive hosted by the Internet Archive offers permanent access for researchers, historians, scholars, people with disabilities, and the general public to historical collections that exist in digital format.

$subunit$subunit Oxford Reference Online Premium is a comprehensive collection of subject dictionaries and encyclopedias covering a variety of fields from the Oxford University Press. It also includes English and bilingual dictionaries.

$subunit PsycBOOKS includes scholarly and professional books published by the American Psychological Association

$subunit$subunit Sage Knowledge eBooks is an expansive collection of books, videos, cases, debates, encyclopedia and dictionaries.

$subunit Scholars Portal Books provides a single source for accessing digital texts from many publishers.

$subunit SpringerLink contains full-text E-Books and journals covering biomedicine, life science, clinical medicine, physics, engineering, mathematics, computer science, humanities, and economics.

$subunit$subunit$subunit DOAB: Directory of Open Access Books offers access to thousands of free, academic, peer-reviewed books and book chapters.

Primary Sources

$subunit American Film Scripts Online is a full text collection of scripts that also includes detailed information about scenes, characters, and the people related to the scripts. Many of the scripts have not been previously published.

$subunit Asian American Drama contains plays, together with detailed information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. Also includes selected playbills and production photographs.

$subunit Artstor provides online access to hundred of thousands of visual images and related data from different cultures and disciplines.

$subunit Black Drama: 1850 to Present contains plays, related production information, playbills, photographs, and more. It includes playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries.

$subunit Black Thought and Culture is a collection of full text books, articles, letters, interviews, speeches and other non-fiction resources by leading African Americans (teachers, artists, politicans, religious leaders, atheletes, vetrans, entertainers and others ) from colonial times to the present.

Publisher Journal Collections

$subunit DeGruyter offers full text access to journal articles and yearbooks covering the fields of economics, business, marketing, law, political science, science, technology, medicine, education and statistics

$subunit Cambridge Journals online provides access to journals published by the Cambridge University Press covering a variety of disciplines.

$subunit$subunit$subunit DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals offers access to thousands of free, full-text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.

$subunit Duke University Press Journals provides full-text access to journals covering a wide range of disciplines within the humanities and social sciences.

$subunit Eighteenth Century Journals I & II contains full text newspapers and journals from 1685-1835 relating to various aspects of eighteenth century social, literary, and political life

$subunit$subunit$subunit HighWire Press is a division of Stanford University Libraries that provides journal articles covering medicine, science, and technology.

$subunit JSTOR is an archival database of full-text journals covering a wide variety of fields within the Arts, Science, and Business. Typically it does not include volumes published in the last 3 to 5 years.

$subunit Oxford Journals Online contains journals published by Oxford University Press covering a variety of academic disciplines.

$subunit Periodicals Archive Online provides full-text access to the backfiles of journals covering the humanities and social sciences.

$subunit Project MUSE is a full-text database providing access to peer-reviewed journals in cultural studies, history, politics, music, theatre, film, and literary criticism.

$subunit SAGE Journals Online features journals covering humanities, medicine, physical sciences, and social sciences.

$subunit SpringerLink contains full-text E-Books and journals covering biomedicine, life science, clinical medicine, physics, engineering, mathematics, computer science, humanities, and economics.

$subunit Taylor & Francis Online provides full-text access to journals covering education, health sciences, science, social sciences and humanities.

$subunit Wiley Online Library features full-text journals covering a variety of academic disciplines.

$subunit Oxford Scholarship Online offers academic books from Oxford University Press.


$subunit$subunit Oxford Reference Online Premium is a comprehensive collection of subject dictionaries and encyclopedias covering a variety of fields from the Oxford University Press. It also includes English and bilingual dictionaries.

$subunit$subunit$subunit Virtual Reference Library features links to reliable information on the Internet with special focus on Canada and Ontario curated by the Toronto Public Library

$subunit Oxford English Dictionary is a historical dictionary that covers the development of the English language. It includes detailed entries for words from 1150 CE to the present.

$subunit$subunit Cabell's Journalytics (Cabell's International) provides publishing details for selected Business, Education, and Nursing journals including topics covered, submission guidelines, acceptance rates and details about the review process.

$subunit$subunit Cabell's Predatory Reports (Cabell's Journal Blacklist) provides information about potentially deceptive journals including indicators used in the assessment. This resource is one of a variety of tools researchers can access when evaluating the quality of publishers and publications.

$subunit Journal Citation Reports provides information on the value and contribution of a journal through transparent data, metrics, and analysis.

$subunit Gale Virtual Reference Library includes subject-specific encyclopedias and specialized reference sources.

$subunit$subunit$subunit Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online provides biographies of those who died between the years 1000 and 1930.

$subunit$subunit$subunit Canadian Encyclopedia features the complete content of the print version, in both official languages, as well as the Junior Encyclopedia of Canada (English only) plus interactive and multi-media resources.

$subunit$subunit$subunit Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is a reference source that features articles written by experts.

$subunit$subunit Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia provides entries covering a broad variety of subjects.

$subunit$subunit Serials Directory contains bibliographic and pricing information for journals, newspapers, and magazines.

$subunit MLA Directory of Periodicals provides information on journals and series covered in the MLA International Bibliography database.

Streaming Resources

$subunit$subunit National Film Board is a screening room for over 3000 films available that can be screened in class.

$subunit Classical Music Library contains recordings of classical music searchable by composer, genre, time period, and instrument, including vocal and choral music, chamber, orchestral and solo instrumental music, and opera.

$subunit Theatre in Video features streaming video of 20th Century plays, documentaries, interviews and instructional materials.

$subunit$subunit Video Streaming Features on-demand streaming video and supplementary materials related to nursing, auto mechanics and the Office of Aboriginal Initiatives. *Please note: Adobe Flash must be installed and enabled.*

$subunit Kanopy Streaming - Nipissing Kanopy contains over 26,000 documentaries, feature films and training videos from thousands of producers.

$subunit Kanopy Streaming - Canadore Canadore College has limited access to Kanopy film titles. If you are a Canadore Faculty Member or Instructor looking for a specific resource for your class, please contact Liaison Librarian Laura Sinclair for assistance.

$subunit$subunit Curio.ca Curio.ca provides access to thousands of programs and hundreds of teacher resource guides carefully curated to support provincial K-12 curricula and post-secondary courses across the country.

$subunit ON-Core contains over 10,000 video segments and 4700 full video titles; new content is added weekly and K-12 Ontario curriculum correlations are on-going.