Articles tagged with: Our Collections

  • New Resource: The Lyell Collection Comes to Brock

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    The Lyell Collection is an online digital collection comprising the Geological  Society of London’s full-text journal articles, Special Publications, Memoirs, and journals published on behalf of other societies dating back to 1811. The database named after the eminent nineteenth-century geologist Charles Lyell (1797-1875) includes new content from 7 key journals, current peer reviewed papers, maps and historical commentaries from notables including Darwin, Scott, Shackleton, Amundsen, etc.

    The Lyell Collection is an invaluable tool for researchers and students alike. Try it out, or contact your Liaison Librarian for more information.

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  • New Resource: Employment Source

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    EmploymentSourceTM from WestlawNext Canada provides a complete mix of resources needed to research relevant case law, legislation, and expert commentary on employment-related topics including: employment standards, wrongful dismissal, occupational health and safety, human rights, workers’ compensation, privacy, pensions, and employment insurance.

    This database provides exclusive online access to these key resources:

    • Canadian Employment Law, Stacey Reginald Ball
    • Canadian Health and Safety Law: A Comprehensive Guide to the Statutes, Policies and Case Law, Norman A. Keith
    • Dismissal and Employment Law Digest, Editor-in-Chief: Howard A. Levitt
    • Employee Obligations in Canada, James A. D’Andrea
    • The Employment Bulletin: Legal Issues in the Workplace, Editor-in-Chief: Norman Grosman (Grosman, Grosman & Gale LLP)
    • Illness and Disability in the Workplace: How to Navigate Through the Legal Minefield, James A. D’Andrea
    • The Law of Dismissal in Canada, Third Edition, Howard A. Levitt

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  • New Resource: LGBT Life with Full Text

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    LGBT Life brings together academic publications, newspapers and popular magazines and it is arguably the most comprehensive collection of LGBT focused writing from the mid-20th century to the present.

    In addition to hundreds of academic publications, LGBT Life has retrospective coverage of such ground-breaking publications as The Ladder (the first nationally distributed lesbian publication in the US), The Advocate (founded before the Stonewall Riots and the oldest LGBT publication), and the Bay Area Reporter.

    For current Canadian and American LGBT publications, such as Xtra and Out, this is your best resource. Try it now!

    Contact your Liaison Librarian for more details.

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  • New Resource: Archives of Human Sexuality and Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940

    March for LGBTQ civil rightsArchives of Sexuality and Gender is a tremendous new resource for understanding the histories and experiences of LGBTQ people in the 20th Century. Search more than 3 million pages of content from over 35 countries, including documents from the Canadian Lesbian & Gay Archives. Highlights include:

    If your research touches on gender and sexuality, you’ll find rare and unique sources not available anywhere else. Start browsing now or ask your liaison librarian to learn more!

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  • New Resource: Environment Index

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    Environment Index provides access to over 4 million records indexing current conference papers, articles in magazines, international peer reviewed academic journals, book chapters and reports dating back more than 100 years. All Environment Index records are included in the SuperSearch database enhancing this content with unique resources in agriculture, ecology, energy resources, geography, earth and natural resources, environmental and public policy studies.

    Try this essential database today!

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  • New PsycTESTS Database Expands Access to Psychological Assessment Tools for Brock Researchers.

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    PsycTESTS is a research database that provides access to psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other commercial and non-commercial assessments.  Brock researchers will find descriptive summaries of each test, its development and administration.  Researchers will be happy to know that many of the tests are available in full-text, which can be an expensive obstacle for those conducting research in the behavioural sciences. The PsycTESTS database works seamlessly with the PsycINFO database so researchers can easily access measures that are were used in previous studies for their own research.

    Browse the PsycTESTS database today!

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  • New Resource: eMarketer Pro

    eMarketer is widely regarded as the first place to look for research about marketing in a digital world.  eMarketer PRO is relied on by companies, business professionals, colleges, and universities worldwide to understand marketing trends, consumer behavior and get the data needed to succeed in the competitive and fast-changing digital economy.

    You can access eMarketer PRO to:

    • Answer specific questions and access data about digital related topics, i.e. how much time do millennials spend with online video?
    • Get deeper insight on digital topics, i.e. what are pros and cons of developing mobile apps vs mobile websites?
    • Benchmark marketing effectiveness across channels, devices, formats, and industries.

    Contact your liaison librarian to learn more!

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  • Now Online! DSM 5

     

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    Previously only available in print, Brock researchers now have unlimited online access to the 5th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical manual of Mental Disorders.  The DSM 5 is the most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice and research.  It is used by health professionals, social workers, forensic and legal specialists to diagnose and classify mental disorders. The Library’s subscription also comes with full-text access to the Handbook of Differential Diagnosis and Clinical Cases.

    This online resource will appeal to Brock researchers in Psychology, Child and Youth Studies, Applied Disability Studies, Health Sciences, Linguistics and others. Try it now or Contact your liaison librarian to learn more!

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  • New Resource: SAGE Research Methods Online

    Sage Research Methods Online search boxSAGE Research Methods is an online collection of books, videos and other full-text materials that provide authoritative information on how to perform hundreds of research methods. This innovative online resource helps students and researchers across the social, behavioral, and health sciences to design research projects, understand methods or identify new methods, conduct research, and write up their findings.

    Try SAGE Research Methods Online today! Contact your liaison librarian for more information.

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  • New Resource: Curio.ca

     

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    Dive into Curio.ca and explore the rich collection of streaming video and audio from CBC and Radio-Canada.  From The Nature of Things and Stratford Festival Productions, to the 2017 reboot of Anne of Green Gables, Curio.ca offers a wide variety of content to use in and outside the classroom.  This new subscription offers access to thousands of videos and the ability to create playlists and highlight segments for closer analysis.

    For more information, please contact your Liaison Librarian.

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