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Science Direct

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Science Direct is a primarily science and social science journals database from Elsevier.

W3Schools

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W3Schools is a web developers site, with tutorials and references on web development languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, SQL, Python, jQuery, W3.CSS, and Bootstrap, covering most aspects of web programming.

Lynda.com (See More for Login Credentials)

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Getting Started

  • Visit Lynda.com, click sign in
  • Click on sign in with your organization portal
  • Enter algomau.ca and click continue
  • Sign in with your Algoma University account: username@algomau.ca and password. For example: John Doe’s login would be doe@algomau.ca

Lynda.com, as part of Linkedin, is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. It's video library consists of engaging, top-quality courses taught by industry experts. Lynda.com, with tutorials offered in five languages, can help users develop software, creative, and business skills. 

Statista

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Directly accessible data for 170 industries from 50 countries.

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Social Science Journals (Proquest)

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ProQuest Social Science JournalsThis database offers indexing and full text for hundreds of academic journals, providing extensive coverage across a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, criminology, economics, education, political science, psychology, social work and sociology.

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ABI/INFORM Collection

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ABI/INFORM CollectionThe most comprehensive ABI/INFORM™ database, this comprises ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.

Political Science (Proquest)

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ProQuest Political Science gives users access to hundreds of leading political science and international relations journals, providing full-text of many core titles indexed in Worldwide Political Science Abstracts. In addition, over a thousand recent full-text doctoral dissertations on political science topics are included, together with working papers, conference proceedings, country profiles, political news and other sources. ProQuest Political Science covers the literature of political science and international relations, including such topics as comparative politics, political economy, international development, environmental policy, and hundreds of related topics. ProQuest Political Science is current and is updated daily with fresh content. Subject coverage

  • Political science
  • International relations
  • Comparative politics
  • Political economy
  • International development
  • Environmental policy
  • Human rights
  • Migration

Proquest Central

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ProQuest Central is the largest aggregated full-text database in the market today, with thousands of periodical titles and millions of full-text articles available.  It serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels in all markets.While ProQuest Central provides access to millions of much-coveted full text articles from thousands of scholarly journals, it also provides access to information not available in other aggregated resources such as:

  • Hundreds of important, full text U.S., Canadian and international newspapers including exclusive access to the full text of The Wall Street Journal and Los Angeles Times
  • More than 50,000 full text dissertations in the areas of business, psychology, physical sciences, health, education and more, helping end users build a more robust results set
  • Concise business information from thousands of market reports across 43 industries in 40 countries, spanning the UK, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific, North America, and Latin America

ProQuest Central is designed to be the single-most used database in the library and beyond. It boasts over 160 subjects.

Periodicals Archive Online

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Periodicals Archive Online is a major archive that makes the backfiles of scholarly periodicals in the arts, humanities and social sciences available electronically, providing access to the searchable full text of hundreds of titles. The database spans more than two centuries of content, 37 key subject areas, and multiple languages.

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