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Library Journal Indexes and Databases


Indexes by Title - Indexes by Subject

Journal lists: Online A-Z Title/Subject - or - Print Titles only

* starred are licensed for CNC... Home Access using Proxy server

What's New:  Try the Discovery search box on the library home page, which includes results from CNC licensed and open source research databases.



CBCA, Canadian Newsstream* (Proquest)


The Proquest package has these indexes, which you can search as a group or individually (use Database box on main screen):

Creating alerts 

Creating persistent links

Peer reviewed, scholarly articles

Academic, Health, Business* (Ebsco)


The Ebsco package has these indexes, which you can search individually or as a group. To start (1) click on a title  (2) on next screen, check boxes for all indexes you want to search, and click on Continue.  Note that some subjects have been "bundled" below so you go directly into a search screen.

  • Academic Search Complete (all academic topics, humanities, social science, science, general interest; full-text titles 8,500+; includes the Associated Press video collection from 1930 to present, featured on first results screen). With Ebooks.
  • Anthropology Plus: Royal Anthropological Institute’s Anthropological Index, Harvard University's Anthropological Literature databases, covering anthropology, archaeology, and related interdisciplinary research (1800's-present, journal articles, reports, commentaries). .
  • Art bundle: Art Full Text  (300+ full text titles), Academic Search Complete,  Canadian Reference Centre, and Ebooks.
  • Auto Repair Reference Centre direct link (repair manuals for 30,000+ vehicles from 1945-present; includes drawings, wiring diagrams, labour time guide and estimator, service bulletins, recalls)
  • Business bundle - includes Business Source Complete (full-text 3,830+), Regional Business News (240+ US regional journals), Academic Search Complete, Canadian Reference Centre, and Ebooks.
  • Canadian Reference Centre (Canadian/US popular magazines and newspapers; full-text titles 1,265+). with Ebooks.
  • Ebooks: collection of full text online books from Ebscohost (1,117+) and the former Netlibrary (3,455); with ongoing updates
  • Education bundle - searches all below (or, click on "Choose Databases" to remove a database from your search)... ERIC (1966- approx. 400 linked full-text, alternate public access at, Ebooks, MAS Ultra School Edition (500+ titles), Primary Search (70+ magazines, elementary school focus, with reading levels-lexiles), Academic Search Complete and Canadian Reference Centre
  • GreenFILE (environment, citations from 1913-; some open access full-text). With Ebooks. 
  • Health bundle - searches all below (or, click on "Choose Databases" to remove a database from your search)...  Alt HealthWatch (alternative health; full-text 180+) - Biomedical Reference Collection: Comprehensive (citations from 1960-; full-text 900+) - CINAHL Complete (nursing and allied health; citations from 1982-; full-text 1430+) - Ebooks Health Source: Consumer (general health, nutrition; full-text 80+) - Health Source: Nursing/Academic (full-text titles 550+) - AHFS Consumer Medication Information drugs and pharmaceuticals - Medline Full-text (largest health index, citations/abstracts, 1470+ full-text titles), Academic Search Complete and Canadian Reference Centre.
  • Literary bundle - searches Canadian Literary Centre (150+ full-text journals, plus author biographies, reviews, essays, criticism, monographs) and Literary Reference Centre (460+ full-text journals, plus biographies, full-text poems, short stories, criticism), Academic Search Complete, Canadian Reference Centre, and Ebooks.
  • Military and Government Collection (military, history, politics, sports, general interest; some 1975-; full-text titles 300+). With Ebooks.
  • Psychology bundle - searches PsycARTICLES (psychology, health, APA full text titles 115+), PsychINFO (psychology, complete backfiles 1880s-; approx. 245+ linked full-text titles), and Ebooks
  • Sociology bundle - searches Social Science Abstracts, Academic Search Complete, Canadian Reference Centre and Ebooks
  • Wilson Indexes: mainly index/abstracts with a small number of full text titles pulled from other Ebsco databases: Applied Science, Art Full Text (300+ full text titles), Biological and Agricultural, General Science, Humanities, Readers' Guide, Social Sciences Abstracts.


Creating alerts


Creating persistent links


Peer reviewed, scholarly articles




Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety chemistry, health and safety databases; includes ChemIndex and over 200,000 MSDS Material Safety Data Sheets.  Note: For MSDS, the Facilities department also recommends


Searching tips
 CPA Canada Standards and Guidance Collection*

CPA (Chartered Professional Accounts of Canada) Standards and Guidance Collection – Accounting and Assurance Handbooks – as well as Public Sector, Management's Discussion and Analysis, and Risk Oversight and Governance modules.

 See online help
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

General topics, scholarly, scientific, current- (full-text approx. 1400 journals). Click on "Find Articles" to search by keyword or topic.


See online help
e-CPS see MyRxTx

HighWire Press

Health, medicine, sciences (citations from 1948-; full-text titles 1700+ but current year may be embargoed, most avail. in full-text pay-per-view)


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Arts and humanities, full-text articles from 4,420+ free e-journals, 1995-

See online help

Health, medicine, 1965-

Note: This is the public Medline site. CNC users can also access Medline through Ebsco (which includes Medline Full-Text) and Ovid.

Tips: Search Medline's PubMed and limit by journal collection if desired (e.g. for Dental, choose PubMed Tools - Topic specific queries - Journal collections - Dental). Search PubMed Central for full-text of 1700+ peer-reviewed journals. Search related Canadian site PubMed Central Canada, and UK site BioMed Central (free registration). Check List of Serials and Abbreviations


See PubMed tutorial

MyRxTx  (formerly e-CPS/e-Therapeutics, RxTx)

For health, nursing, dental studies: continually updated Canadian drug reference handbook (try sample search: lidocaine). CNC has a limit of 2 simultaneous users, please log off when you leave the site.



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Health, bioscience, human kinetics. Includes Evidence Based Medical Reviews, Medline, LWW Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Total Access Collection (part of Journals@OVID, full text titles 340+).


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Points to the Past

Searchable primary source materials: maps, photos, newspapers, manuscripts, portraits, sermons, poems, and more, for research, teaching and learning. Coverage from 1450-2008+. In 32 separate collections, including Associated Press, British Literary Manuscripts, Gale NewsVault, Indigenous Peoples of North America, and archives of individual publications such as The Economist, Financial Times, Punch, London News, Sunday Times and more. Available to BC residents with the support of the University of Victoria Library, University of British Columbia Library and Simon Fraser University Library, in collaboration with Gale, part of Cengage Learning. Click here to search by individual collection -

Primal Pictures and Anatomy TV

Comprehensive, accurate and detailed 3D graphic models of the human body and human anatomy.

Prince George Newspapers

Full-text of Prince George newspapers from 1909-present (with a 12 month embargo). Includes Fort George Tribune, Fort George Herald, Prince George Post, Prince George Herald, Prince George Star, Prince George Leader, Prince George Citizen... and also College of New Caledonia Student Newspapers from 1970 onward.


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National Research Council (NRC) Journals

Canadian science research.

1925-2016 in print + current issues online: Forestry Chronicle from Canadian Institute of Forestry

NRC 1951- archive: get full-text articles from 14 National Research Council journals - for CNC on-campus users (top bar says: "Subscriber access provided by College of New Caledonia").  Note that current issues to these journals are not covered by a CNC subscription, but may be in one of our other databases. Check the journal title in our A-Z journal list.



Canadian journal of botany

Canadian journal of forest research

If any article is not available in full text online, we can get it for you on interlibrary loan.

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Other Indexes (Citation/Abstract)

Agricola Agriculture, forestry, [1970]- 
ASTIS Arctic science and technology info system, search for publications relating to northern Canada, 1978- 
BC Newspaper Index + Periodical Index The Newspaper Index contains selected citations from Vancouver Sun, Province, Victoria Times Colonist, 1991-2007. The Periodical Index contains selected citations from BC periodicals. Maintained by BC Legislative Library.
Canadian Music Periodical Index Citations for music journals, [ca. 1970's]-
CiteSeerx Scientific literature digital library and search engine, [1997]-
Coaching Science Abstracts Human kinetics, sports, 1996-
First Nations Periodical Index First Nations articles, SchoolNet [1990-2004]
Ingenta Great citation source, over 10,000 journals, Fall 1988-  Search article titles or browse tables of contents.
US National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Criminology, [1970]- 

Subject Guide


A guide to useful indexes for Anthropology, Art, Business, Canadian content, Chemistry, Computing, Culinary/hospitality, Education, English, First Nations, Forestry, Geography/GIS, Health: nursing/dental, History, Human Kinetics, Music, News, Philosophy, Psychology, Sciences, Sociology/Criminology, Technology/Trades 
Canadian content
First Nations
Geography, GIS
Health: Nursing, Dental
Human Kinetics
Sociology, Criminology
Technology, Trades

 Title List of Indexes and Databases


Academic Search  -  Agricola  -  AHFS Consumer Medication Information  -  Alt Health Watch  -  Anthropology Plus  -  Art Full Text  -  ASTIS  -  Auto Repair Reference Centre  -  BC Newspaper and Periodical Index  -  Biomedical Reference Collection  -  Business Source  -  Canadian Literary Centre  -  Canadian Music Periodical Index  -  Canadian Newsstand  -  Canadian Reference Centre  - Career Cruising (subscription maintained by Student Services; login done by staff in student services office and librarians)  -  CBCA Canadian Business and Current Affairs  -  CCInfoWeb and MSDS  -  CiteSeerX  -  CPA Handbook: Accounting, Assurance  -  CINAHL  -  Coaching Science Abstracts  -  Directory of Open Access Journals  -  eBooks (Ebsco)  -  Encyclopedia of BC  -  ERIC  -  First Nations Periodical Index  -  Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia  -  GreenFILE  -  Health Source: Consumer  -  Health Source: Nursing/Academic  -  HighWire Press  -  Humanities and Social Sciences Index  -  JURN  -  Literary Reference Centre  -  MAS Ultra School Edition  -  Medline  -  Military and Government Collection  -  National Research Council  -  Ovid  -  Points to the Past  -  Primal Pictures and Anatomy TV  -  Primary Search  -  Prince George Newspapers  -  Psychology  -  Reader's Guide  -  Regional Business News  -  RxTx  -  Science Indexes  -  US National Criminal Justice Reference Service

About Journal Indexes/Databases


Search a Journal Index/Database to quickly find information on your topic.  Start with a Full-Text source to get complete articles and information.  Then, if you need more references, try other sources which mainly provide citations/abstracts.   For more information, refer to the guide on Using Journal Indexes and Databases.


Copyright License Info A-Z from SFUSearch for title, look for CNC Library database version, click on title for license information such as whether the license covers E-reserves or Coursepacks.

 Home access

The library databases starred* on the above list are licensed for CNC users only. You can access these at any CNC campus computer - or from home if you have a current CNC Connect computer account. 

  • click on an underlined title above
  • you will get this login screen - enter your CNC Connect username and password to login



If you do not have a CNC Connect computer account, or have not activated it yet, click here for details, or contact us.




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