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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
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Available until May 31, 2020.
Academic Complete is ProQuest’s award-winning subscription database trusted by libraries around the world. For more than a decade, students have relied on Academic Completes unlimited access, multidisciplinary coverage, and powerful research tools.
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Available until June 15, 2020
Developed to meet the increasing demands of scholarly research, Academic Search Ultimate offers students an unprecedented collection of peer-reviewed, full-text journals, including many journals indexed in leading citation indexes. Includes over 9,000 active full-text journals and magazines.
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The Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Database includes the renowned Aerospace Database and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications.
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This database contains the leading agricultural journals published in North America. ProQuest Agriculture Journals offers the complete text as well as complete images from such journals as Agricultural Research, Forest Products Journal, Journal of Animal Science, Journal of Soil and Water Conservation and Plant Physiology.
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All journal are open until April 30, 2020
Annual Review journals cover a broad range of disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences, including Economics.
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Available until April 25, 2020
Popular movies and documentaries freely available for 30 days.
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Access ends June 30, 2020
Stream hundreds of informative videos and documentaries. This database provides the abilities to create and customize clips, read along with transcripts, and provides persistent linking for all your research.
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Business Source Complete is a scholarly business database, providing a large collection of bibliographic and full text content, including indexing and abstracts for scholarly business journals as far back as 1886. In addition, searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,300 journals
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Available until June 15,2020
Business Source Ultimate works for your students like a solid business plan – it offers an unprecedented wealth of peer-reviewed, full-text journals and other resources that provide historical information and current trends in business that spark discussion on future developments and changes in the business world. Includes over 3,200 active full-text journals and magazines.
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Available until June 30, 2020
A comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, offering millions of works from thousands of universities. Each year hundreds of thousands of works are added. Full-text coverage spans from 1743 to the present, with citation coverage dating back to 1637.
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The Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Database contains full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications.
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Available until June 15, 2020
This multidisciplinary collection includes thousands of e-books covering a large selection of academic subjects and features e-books from leading publishes and university presses. Gain Unlimited Access to 201,500 E-Books Across Many Subjects
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The Environmental Science Database is a cross-disciplinary resource of full-text content of global literature across this field and related disciplines. It provides the most complete collection of resources available to support research and learning in environmental science and related fields. Content is selected from several specialist topic resources in disciplines such as engineering, biotechnology, bacteriology, atmospheric science, ecology, and biology.
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Available until June 30,2020
Access Open Educational Resources (OER), as well as find and request access to unrestricted, DRM-free e-books from top academic publishers. EBSCO is offering a simplified version of Faculty Select that includes access to OER material as well as the option to discover more than 225,000 DRM-free EBSCO eBooks™ in one place.
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This database is the definitive cross-cultural resource for information on women's history. It spans more than four centuries and includes over two million pages.
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Global Breaking Newswires is a library news product which provides timely access to the best newswire content available globally as well as growing archive of news that may not be captured in any of the traditional print sources
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The Global Resources Network, hosted by the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) holds approximately five million newspapers, journals, books, pamphlets, dissertations, archives, government publications, and other resources. CRL holdings include materials from all world regions. While these shared collections are largely paper and microform, CRL provides online access to a continually expanding body of digital materials. CRL collects resources within four major collecting domains:
1. News
2. Law and government information
3. Science, technology, and engineering
4. History and economics of agriculture
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Available until June 30, 2020
Founded by James Loeb in 1911, Harvard University Press presents an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing, virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature. Epic and lyric poetry; tragedy and comedy; history, travel, philosophy, and oratory; the great medical writers and mathematicians; those Church Fathers who made particular use of pagan culture — in short, our entire Greek and Latin Classical heritage is represented here with up-to-date texts and accurate English translations. More than 520 volumes of Latin, Greek, and English texts are available in a modern and elegant interface, allowing readers to browse, search, bookmark, annotate, and share content with ease.
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Materials science is an interdisciplinary database featuring scholarly articles written within the fields of science and engineering, including applied physics and chemistry, as well as chemical, mechanical, civil and electrical engineering.
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"Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests In Print, produced by the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements at the University of Nebraska, provides a comprehensive guide to over 3,000 contemporary testing instruments.... [T]he MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within diverse areas. Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s)."
PsycTESTS
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** The trial period for PsycTESTS has now ended **
"PsycTESTS®, produced by the American Psychological Association (APA), serves as a repository for a growing selection of psychological tests and measures, including thousands of actual test instruments and test items that are available for immediate download and use in research and teaching. International in scope, PsycTESTS® also provides access to an increasing number of tests that are available in languages other than English. PsycTESTS® is an authoritative source of structured information about tests of relevance to psychologists and professionals in related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work. While focused on contemporary instances of test use, coverage spans more than a century."
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Designed to complement other databases and collections, this database brings together or links to full text for publicly available scholarly content from a number of different sources from around the world. It includes content from major subject repositories such as arXiv as well as open access journals. Content includes journal articles, pre-prints, books, conference papers and reports.
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Available until May 25th, 2020
Access up to seven e-books from participating publishers including Nelson, Cengage, Sage, and Norton at no cost. Simply log into the VitalSource Bookshelf app using your MTA email address and then find and view course materials via VitalSource’s Explore capabilities.
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An archival research resource comprising the backfiles of leading women's interest consumer magazines. Issues are scanned in high-resolution color and feature detailed article-level indexing. Coverage ranges from the late-19th century through to 2005 and these key primary sources permit the examination of the events, trends, and attitudes of this period. Among the research fields served by this material are gender studies, social history, economics/marketing, media, fashion, politics, and popular culture.
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Most databases included in the A-Z List of Databases are licensed for use by members of the Mount Allison University community.  The A-Z list also includes selected freely available (or open access) databases. 

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