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Anthropology

Databases

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  • Academic Search Complete: multidisciplinary; includes peer-reviewed content.
  • Informit Indigenous Collection: covers both topical and historical issues within Indigenous studies. Provides access to specialist journals, conference papers, reports, magazines, ebooks, and grey literature unavailable elsewhere online.
  • JSTOR: multidisciplinary; includes peer-reviewed content.
  • Points to the Past: collection of primary sources, made up of millions of pages of digitized historical content – maps, photos, newspapers, manuscripts, and more.
  • Social Sciences Full Text: for topics in the social sciences; includes peer-reviewed content.

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Yukon First Nations E78.Y8+
Physical Anthropology GN49 - GN296
Ethnology GN301 - GN673
Prehistoric Archaeology GN700 - GN875
Folklore GR72 - GR940

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Archaeology

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Yukon First Nations E78.Y8+
Physical Anthropology GN49 - GN296
Ethnology GN301 - GN673
Prehistoric Archaeology GN700 - GN875

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Yukon Archaeological Resources

Archaeology News & Publications

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Biology

Databases

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  • Academic Search Complete: multidisciplinary; includes peer-reviewed content.
  • JSTOR: multidisciplinary; includes peer-reviewed content.
  • SalemPress: see reference materials related to climate change, natural disasters, and biomes and ecosystems.

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Biology specific

Ebooks

  • Ebsco Ebook Collection: multidisciplinary ebook database, includes many resources related to biology and wildlife.

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Biology (General QH301-705.5
Ecology QH540-549.5
Life QH501-531
Evolution QH359-425
Botany QK1-989
Plant Anatomy QK640-707
Plant Physiology QK710-899
Plant Ecology QK900-989
Zoology QL1-991
Insects QL461-599.82
Fish QL614-639.8
Reptiles & Amphibians QL640-669.3
Birds QL671-699
Mammals QL700-739.8
Wolves QL737 C22
Bears QL737 C37
Bats QL737 C5
Mountain Sheep QL737 U53
Caribou QL737 U55

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Biology projects/studies in the Yukon and Canada 

General Biology related websites

Biology blogs

Species identification (plantes, flowers, trees, etc.)

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Book Reviews

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Business Studies & Marketing

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Economic Theory HB
Economic History HC
Industry, Land Use, Labour HD
Industrial Management HD28-70
Commerce HF
Marketing HF5410-5417.5
Advertising 801-6182
Finance HG
Public Finance HJ9-9940
Accounting & Bookkeeping HF5601-5689
Business HF5001-6182
Office & Personnel Management HF5546-5549.5
Business Records Management HF5735-5746

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Commerce & Business general websites

Business Case Studies

Marketing

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Canadian Studies

Popular Databases

  • ASTIS: contains records of publications and research projects about northern Canada.
  • Canadian Newsstream: this database contains the fulltext of thousands of Canadian newspapers; includes Whitehorse Star.
  • Canadian Periodicals Index Quarterly (CPI. Q): find Canadian magazines, newspapers, and journals.
  • CANLII: this is a database provided by the the Canadian Legal Information Institute. It contains court judgments from all Canadian courts, legislation, and commentaries
  • CBCA Complete: multidisciplinary; includes peer-reviewed content and also thousands of Canadian magazines, newspapers, journals, and other resources
  • Curio.ca: video streaming database produced by the Canada Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)
  • NFB Campus: video streaming database by the National Film Board of Canada
  • Northern Review > an open access, peer-reviewed journal published by Yukon College in Whitehorse, Canada, on the traditional territories of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation and the Ta’an Kwäch’än Council
  • University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection: A collection of publications dating back to the early 17th century that are about Canada, or written and published by Canadians, scanned from microfiche.

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Books

Browse for books in the FC section of the library collection. Specific areas:

Canada's North: FC3951-3970

Yukon: FC4001-4050 

Recommended websites

  • Canadian Encyclopedia: Canada's national encyclopedia covering all branches of knowledge.
  • Statistics Canada: Statistics Canada is the national statistical office, with data about Canada's economy, society and environment.
  • CBC Archives: CBC's archival collection of news, sports, lifestyle, comedy, arts, kids, music, original series & more.
  • Library & Archives Canada: LAC acquires, preserves and provides access to Canadian documentary heritage including the Government of Canada and its institutions.

 

    Chemistry

    Databases

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    • Academic Search Complete: multidisciplinary; includes peer-reviewed content.
    • CBCA Complete: multidisciplinary; includes peer-reviewed content
    • ChemSpider: this is a database of chemical structures, also providing access to reference information and articles related to specific molecules.
    • Google Scholar
    • JSTOR: multidisciplinary; includes peer-reviewed content.
    • Journal of Chemical Education:  addresses chemical content, activities, laboratory experiments, instructional methods, and pedagogies.

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    Chemistry (General) QD1-65
    Inorganic Chemistry QD146-197
    Organic Chemistry QD241-441
    Physical and Theoretical Chemistry QD450-801

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    Chemical Societies

    Chemistry Portals and Guides

    Chemistry Academic Resources

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    Circumpolar & Northern Studies

    Databases

    Popular for this topic

    • Academic Search Complete: multidisciplinary; includes peer-reviewed content.
    • Arctic & Antarctic Regions: bibliographic database focused on research in cold regions.
    • Canadian Research Index:  focuses on periodicals covering Canada and Canadian issues in general reference arts, business, humanities, health, social sciences, sciences and current affairs.
    • JSTOR: multidisciplinary; includes peer-reviewed content.
    • Points to the Past: collection of primary sources, made up of millions of pages of digitized historical content – maps, photos, newspapers, manuscripts, and more.

    For a Canadian perspective

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    History, Northern Europe, Scandinavia DL1-1180
    Sami (European People) DL42.L36
    Indians of North America—Aleuts,  Chukchi, Inuit, Thule E99.E5-E7
    Geography—Polar Regions G575-890
    History—Europe D-DR+
    Geography - Ice.Glaciers.Ice sheets. Sea ice. GB2401-2598
    Indigenous Languages PM 1-7356
    Natural history - Arctic QH84.1

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    Computer Studies

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    Computer Industry HD+
    Accounting HF5382+
    Computers and Finance HG151.8
    Computer Crime HV6772+
    Educational Technology LB1027 - LB1162
    Computer Animation TR869+
    Computer Science QA75.5 - QA76.95
    Technology Z7911 - Z7916

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    Open Educational Resources

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    Criminology

    Databases

    For a broader search

    For a Canadian Perspective

    Legal cases and legislation

    • CanLII: Canadian database for court judgments from all Canadian courts and decisions from many tribunals nationally.

    Dissertations and Theses

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    Alcohol, Tobacco, Drugs HV5001 - HV5840
    Criminology HV6001 - HV7220.5
    Criminal Justice Administration HV7231 - HV9920.5
    Penology, Prisons, Corrections, Young Offenders HV8301 - HV9920.7
    Federal Law of Canada KE+
    Alberta Provincial Law KEA1 - 599
    British Columbia Provincial Law KEB1 - 599
    Manitoba Provincial Law KEM1 - 599
    New Brunswick Provincial Law KEN1 - 599
    Newfoundland Provincial Law KEN1201 - 1799
    Northwest Territorial Law KEN5401 - 5999
    Nova Scotia Provincial Law KE7401 - 7999
    Ontario Provincial Law KEO1 - 1199
    P.E.I. Provincial Law KEP1 - 599
    Quebec Provincial Law KEQ1 - 599
    Saskatchewan Provincial Law KES1 - 599
    Yukon Territorial Law KEY1 - 599
    Federal Law Relating to Native Peoples KE7701 - KE7749

    Recommended Websites

    Federal & Provincial websites

    Yukon law websites

    Open Educational Resources

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    Early Learning and Childcare

    Databases

    Popular for this topic

    • Academic Search Complete: multidisciplinary; includes peer-reviewed content.
    • ERIC: database for research in education; includes peer-reviewed content, reports, teaching guides, and more.
    • JSTOR: multidisciplinary; includes peer-reviewed content.
    • Open Library: Open Library offers electronic access to books provided by thousands of libraries around the world, as well as works in public domain. Check this FAQ to learn more about the Open Library project.
    • Primary Search: provides access to magazines for elementary school research.
    • SPORTDiscus: bibliographic database about sports, fitness, and related disciplines.
    • Teacher Reference Centre: provides indexing and abstracts to popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines.

    For a Canadian Perspective

    Ebooks

    • Ebsco Ebook Collection: multidisciplinary ebook database, includes resources related to child care and early learning.

    Video streaming

    • Curio.ca: video streaming database with documentaries and shows produced by CBC; includes teaching guides.
    • NFB Campus: video streaming database produced by the National Film Board; includes teaching guides.

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    Child Development HQ767+
    Child Care HV854+
    Early Childhood Education LB1139+
    Science Activities Q163 +
    Early Childhood Development RJ131+
    Handicrafts TT +

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    Government Resources

    Canadian Associations

    General Early Childhood Education Resources

    Children's Books

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    Education

    Databases

    Popular for this topic

    • Academic Search Complete: multidisciplinary; includes peer-reviewed content.
    • ERIC: database for research in education; includes peer-reviewed content, reports, teaching guides, and more.
    • JSTOR: multidisciplinary; includes peer-reviewed content.
    • Primary Search: provides access to magazines for elementary school research.
    • Social Sciences Full Text: for topics in the social sciences; includes peer-reviewed content.
    • SPORTDiscus: bibliographic database about sports, fitness, and related disciplines.
    • Teacher Reference Centre: provides indexing and abstracts to popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines.

    For a Canadian Perspective

    Ebooks

    • Ebsco Ebook Collection: multidisciplinary ebook database, includes resources related to child care and early learning.

    Video streaming

    • Curio.ca: video streaming database with documentaries and shows produced by CBC; includes teaching guides.
    • NFB Campus: video streaming database produced by the National Film Board; includes teaching guides.

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    Education (General) L7 - L991
    History of Education LA5 - LA2396
    Theory and Practice of Education LB5 - LB3640
    Special Aspects of Education LC8 - LC6691

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    Curriculum

    Lesson Plans

    Education Reports

    Other Education Resources

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    English

    Start your search

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    Popular databases for English

    • Academic Search Complete: multidisciplinary database, includes peer-reviewed articles on English language and literature.
    • JSTOR: multidisciplinary database, includes peer-reviewed articles on English language and literature.
    • Oxford English Dictionary: widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is a guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.

    Canadian related content

    Ebooks

    • Ebsco Ebook Collection: multidisciplinary ebook database, includes resources about writing in various fields.

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    English Language PE1-3729
    Style, Composition, and Rhetoric P301-301.5
    Modern English PE(814)-896
    Dialects and Provincialisms PE1700-3602
    Slang PE3701-3729
    Literary Composition PN172-239

    Recommended Websites

    Online Dictionaries

    English Grammar

    English Writing

    Open Educational Resources

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    Environmental Studies

    Databases

    Start with Discovery Search and find thousands of articles, books, ebooks, and more from one single search.

    Improve your search with these popular databases

    • Academic Search Complete: multidisciplinary; includes peer-reviewed content.
    • JSTOR: multidisciplinary; includes peer-reviewed content.
    • SalemPress: see reference materials related to climate change, natural disasters, and biomes and ecosystems.

    For a Canadian perspective

    Biology specific databases

    Yukon related resources

    • EMR Library catalogue: The Library is particularly strong in Yukon scientific and research materials; the library also holds over 150,000 aerial photos, 60,000 of which are available online through SkyLine.
    • SkyLine: SkyLine is a map viewer which will allow you to find Yukon aerial photographs for a given location. Use to map to find the location of watercourses, roads, aerial photographs of specific places, and more.

    Ebooks

    Ebsco Ebooks Collection: includes several ebooks related to climate change, climate policies, and environmental impacts.

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    Environmental Education & Responsibility GE+
    Human Ecology GF1 - GF95
    Environmental Law (Federal) KE3611 - KE3635
    Biology (General) QH301 - QH705.5
    Botany QK+
    Zoology QL+
    Environmental   Technology & Sanitary Engineering TD+

    Recommended Websites

    Yukon Research Projects & Associations

    Yukon Environmental Assessment & Management

    Yukon Mining

    Canada

    Arctic & Circumpolar Regions

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    Ethics

    Databases

    Popular databases for this topic

    For a Canadian perspective

    Ebooks

    • Ebsco Ebooks Collection: includes a varied collection, ranging from philosophical theories to contemporary ethical issues.

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    Philosophy (General) B1-5802
    Ethics BJ1-1725
    Mediation/Conflict Management HM134-280
    Social and Public Welfare HV1-9960
    Political Theory. Theories of the State. JC11-605
    Negotiated Settlement/Public Law K2390-3478
    Public Aspects of Medicine (includes Euthanasia) RA1-1270

    Recommended Websites

    Online Articles & General Resources on Ethics

    Ethics Study Guides

    Online Encyclopedias

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    Film Studies

    Databases

    Popular databases for this topic

    • Academic Search Complete: multidisciplinary database; includes peer-reviewed content.
    • Art Index: database for several art forms, from art movements to photography to film; citation only.
    • JSTOR: multidisciplinary database; includes peer-reviewed content in the social sciences and humanities.

    For a Canadian perspective

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    Ethnology in visual media GN347
    Physical education in motion pictures, television, etc. GV364
    Dancing in motion pictures, television, etc. GV1779
    Motion pictures PN1993+
    Career as an Artist N8600+
    Job stress in the arts RC963.6.A7
    Cinematography TR850+

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    Fine Arts

    Databases

    Popular databases for this topic

    • Academic Search Complete: multidisciplinary database; includes peer-reviewed content.
    • Art Index: database for several art forms, from art movements to photography to film; citation only.
    • JSTOR: multidisciplinary database; includes peer-reviewed content in the social sciences and humanities.

    For a Canadian perspective

    Dissertations and Theses

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    Call Number Browsing Areas

    First Nations Art E98 .A7
    Art for preschoolers LB1140.5 .A7
    Art classes LB1591+
    Fine arts N+
    Yukon Permanent Art Collection N908 .C3 Y84
    Career as an Artist N8600+
    Job stress in the arts RC963.6 .A7

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    Online Publications

    Yukon

    Canada

    International Art Institutions & Museums

    Online Galleries

    Photography

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    First Nations Studies

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    Pre-Columbian America E51+
    Indians of North America E75+
    Yukon First Nations E78 .Y8+
    Indian Tribes and Cultures E99+
    Federal First Nation Laws KE7701 - KE7749
    Prehistoric Archaeology GN700 - GN875

    Recommended Websites

    Yukon First Nations

    Residential Schools

    Self-Governance

    Aboriginal Maps

    General Resources

    Open Education Resources

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    Gender Studies & Sexuality

    Databases

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    For a Canadian perspective

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    Psychology of Sex. Sexual Behaviour. BF692-692.5
    Differential psychology. Individuality. Self. BF697 - 697.5
    Social Psychology HM1001 - 1281
    Sexual Life (including Homosexuality) HQ12 - 449
    The Family HQ503 - 1064
    Sex Role HQ1075 - 1075.5

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    Rights and Legislation

    History

    Statistics

    Gender Studies

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    Geology & Earth Sciences

    Databases

    Recommended for a general search

    For a Canadian perspective

    Yukon related resources

    • EMR Library catalogue: The Library is particularly strong in Yukon scientific and research materials; the library also holds over 150,000 aerial photos, 60,000 of which are available online through SkyLine.
    • SkyLine: SkyLine is a map viewer which will allow you to find Yukon aerial photographs for a given location. Use to map to find the location of watercourses, roads, aerial photographs of specific places, and more.

    Geospatial information

    • Scholars GeoPortal: tool to access geospatial datasets licensed by university libraries. The GeoPortal includes land-based vector data (water, cultural features, etc.), census geography, orthophotography, and more! Also includes links to open access content.

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    Atlases G1000-3122
    Maps G3180-9980
    Cartography GA101-1776
    Geology QE1-996.5
    Geomorphology GB400-649
    Hidrology GB651-2998
    Mineralogy QE351-399.2
    Paleontology QE701-760
    Natural Disasters GB5000-5030
    Stratigraphy QE640-699

    Recommended Websites

    Yukon Mining

    Yukon Geography & Geology

    General publications in Geology

    Other Resources

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    History

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    Yukon First Nations E78.Y8+
    Physical Anthropology GN49 - GN296
    Ethnology GN301 - GN673
    Prehistoric Archaeology GN700 - GN875
    Folklore GR72 - GR940

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    Historical Newspapers

    Canada & World History

    Yukon History

    Open Educational Resources

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    Indigenous Governance

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    Ebooks

    Indigenous Governance Ebooks from Ebsco Ebooks Collection*

    Online Reference Books*

    *must be a YC  student or staff member to access remotely

    Open Resources

    Open Textbooks

    Open Access Articles & Scholarly Works

     

    Call Number Browsing Areas

     

    Federal Law - Canada KE1-9450                       
    Federal First Nations Law KE7701 - KE7749
    Indians of North American E75+
    Yukon Law KEY 1-599
    Yukon First Nations E78.Y8+

    Recommended Websites

    Yukon First Nations

     

    Treaties & Treaty Commissions

    Residential Schools

    Self-Governance & Government Reports

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    Kinesiology & Physical Education

    Databases

    Use the Discovery Search (also available beneath the tab "Search Everything" on the Library home page) to begin exploring academic information in all sorts of of topics, including sports and physical education.

    Recommended for a broader search

    Sports specific database

    • SportDiscus: bibliographic database covering sport, physical fitness, exercise, sports medicine, and more.

    Education & Sports

    • ERIC: database for research in education; includes peer-reviewed content, reports, teaching guides, and more.

    Health related databases

    • CINAHL Complete: full text database for nursing & allied health journals.
    • EBMR: EBMR includes the several subsets mainly focused on evidence based clinical studies and medical reviews.
    • Medline (Ebsco): this database provides access to full-text and citations of articles in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, and other health related fields, on a simple interface.
    • Medline (OVID): use more search options with the OVID interface. Access articles in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, and other health related fields, on a simple interface.

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    Human Anatomy QS
    Sports GV557-1198.995
    Physical Education and Training GV201-555
    Outdoor Life and Outdoor Recreation GV191.2-200.66

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    Lesson Plans

    Sport Resources

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    Literature

    Start your search

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    Recommended for a broader search

    • Academic Search Complete: multidisciplinary; includes peer-reviewed content on a range of areas, including literature.
    • JSTOR: multidisciplinary; includes peer-reviewed content on a range of areas, including literature.
    • Masterplots: Masterplots contains reference entries about the most important works in literature.
    • Reader's Guide Abstracts: citation only. Covers a wide range of topics, including literature and other topics in the Humanities.

    Recommended for a Canadian perspective

    Ebooks

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    Folklore GR72 - GR940
    Literary History& Collections PN+
    British Literature PR+
    American Literature PS1 - 3576
    Canadian Literature PS8000+
    Children’s Literature PZ5+
    Aboriginal Literature Shelved by country, region, date. 

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    Maps

    Databases

    Databases that contain maps on various topics

    Help Guides

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    Recommended Websites

    Canada Maps (Sociopolitical, Economy, and Natural Resources)

    Natural Resources Maps

    Canadian Historical Maps

    Yukon Maps (Land Use, Infrastructure, First Nations, Environment, Natural Resources)

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    Mathematics & Statistics

    Databases

    Multidisciplinary resources (explore general topics in mathematics)

    • Academic Search Complete: multidisciplinary; includes peer-reviewed content.
    • Arxiv.org: a pre-print database for topics in fields such as mathematics, physics, engineering, chemistry, and related disciplines.
    • Encyclopaedia Britannica: learn about general mathematical concepts with this academic encyclopedia.
    • CBCA Complete: multidisciplinary; includes peer-reviewed content.
    • JSTOR: multidisciplinary; includes peer-reviewed content.

    Resources recommended for statistics

    • ArcticStat: this database brings together data on a wide range of socioeconomic realities of Arctic regions.
    • Business Source Complete: good for any business related topic; includes peer-reviewed articles, SWOT analysis, market reports, and more.
    • BC STATS: explore various statistical reports for the province of British Columbia.
    • Canadian Research Index:  focuses on periodicals covering Canada and Canadian issues in general reference arts, business, humanities, health, social sciences, sciences and current affairs.
    • E-STAT: explore various statistical reports concerning several aspects of Canadian society.
    • WolframAlpha: use WolframAlpha to get dynamic computations based on a vast collection of built-in data, algorithms and methods.

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    Symbolism of Numbers (Numerology) BF1623 .P9
    Statistics HA+
    Commercial Mathematics HF5691 - 5716
    Teaching Math LB1186
    Mathematics Classrooms LB3325 .M35
    Pharmaceutical Arithmetic RS57
    Mathematics for Nurses RT68
    Mathematics QA+
    Surveying TA556 .M38
    Carpentry and Joinery Mathematics TH5612+
    Electronics TK7864
    Chemical Engineering Mathematics TP155.2 .M36
    Hotels, clubs, restaurants, etc. TX911.3 .M33

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    Multimedia & Mass Communication

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    • Academic Search Complete: multidisciplinary; includes peer-reviewed content.
    • Business Source Complete: good for any business related topic, including use of different media to promote a business; includes peer-reviewed articles, SWOT analysis, market reports, and more.
    • JSTOR: multidisciplinary; includes peer-reviewed content.

    Newspapers & Magazines

    Video Streaming

    • Curio.ca: video streaming database provided by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC); watch exclusive TV shows and documentaries produced by CBC.
    • NFB Campus: video streaming database provided by the National Film Board of Canada.

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    Interactive Multimedia LB1028.55          
    Mass Media P87-96
    Media Programs for Education LB1028.4
    Telecommunication (including radio and television) TK5101-6720

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    Nursing & Health

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    Start with the Discovery search (Search Everything tab) on the library home page or on  http://yukoncollegelibrary.on.worldcat.org

    Expand your search with multidisciplinary databases

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    • Biomedical Reference Collection: provides access to full-text journals in all areas of medicine.
    • CINAHL Complete: full text database for nursing & allied health journals.
    • EBMR: EBMR includes the several subsets mainly focused on evidence based clinical studies and medical reviews.
    • Ebsco Ebook Nursing Collection: includes quality e-books that focus on the needs of nursing professionals, including clinical guides, evidence-based practice manuals, and more.
    • LWW Total Access Journal Collection: this collection brings you just about several  titles from essential core journals in such areas as nursing and bioscience.
    • Medline (Ebsco): this database provides access to full-text and citations of articles in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, and other health related fields, on a simple interface.
    • Medline (OVID): use more search options with the OVID interface. Access articles in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, and other health related fields, on a simple interface.
    • Psycarticles: provided by the American Psychological Association, this database is one of the main sources for scholarly literature in psychology.
    • PsycInfo: provided by the American Psychological Association, this is a comprehensive, citation-only database for scholarly literature in psychology.
    • SportDiscus: bibliographic database covering sport, physical fitness, exercise, sports medicine, and more.

    Ebooks

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    Human anatomy QS+
    Medicine (General works) R+
    Home Health Care Services RA645.3+
    Diet Therapy RM214+
    Nursing / community nursing RT+
    Nutrition TX341+

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    Philosophy

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    History of Philosophy B+
    Logic BC+
    Metaphysics BD+
    Ethics BJ+
    Socialism, Communism HX+
    Feminist Theory HQ1190+
    Environmental Philosophy / Ethics GE40+
    Political Theory JC+
    Philosophy of Religion BL-BX+
    Philosophy of Science Q175+

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    Physics

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    Multidisciplinary resources (explore general topics in physics)

    Specialized resources

    • Arxiv.org: a pre-print database for topics in fields such as mathematics, physics, engineering, chemistry, and related disciplines.
    • WolframAlpha: use WolframAlpha to get dynamic computations based on a vast collection of built-in data, algorithms and methods.

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    Physics (General) QC1-75
    Weights and Measures QC81-114
    Descriptive and Experimental Mechanics QC120-168.85
    Atomic Physics QC170-197
    Acoustics QC221-246
    Heat QC251-338.5
    Optics QC350-467
    Electricity and Magnetism QC501-766
    Nuclear and Particle Physics QC770-798

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    Economic Theory HB
    Economic History HC
    Industry, Land Use, Labour HD
    Industrial Management HD28-70
    Commerce HF
    Marketing HF5410-5417.5
    Advertising 801-6182
    Finance HG
    Public Finance HJ9-9940
    Accounting & Bookkeeping HF5601-5689
    Business HF5001-6182
    Office & Personnel Management HF5546-5549.5
    Business Records Management HF5735-5746

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    Psychology

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    • Academic Search Complete: multidisciplinary; includes peer-reviewed content.
    • Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text: this database covers aspects of criminology; criminal justice; criminal law and procedure; corrections and prisons; police and policing, and much more.
    • National Justice Reference Service Abstracts: this database covers literature related to research, policy and practice in criminal and juvenile justice and drug control.
    • JSTOR: multidisciplinary; includes peer-reviewed content.
    • Psycarticles: provided by the American Psychological Association, this database is one of the main sources for scholarly literature in psychology.
    • PsycInfo: provided by the American Psychological Association, this is a comprehensive, citation-only database for scholarly literature in psychology.
    • Social Sciences Full Text: database exclusive for topics in the social sciences; includes peer-reviewed content

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    Ebooks

    • Ebsco Ebook Collection: multidisciplinary ebook database, includes titles related to various aspects of Psychology.

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    Psychoanalysis BF173+
    Psychological Testing BF176+
    Experimental Psychology BF180+
    Applied Psychology BF636+
    Personality BF698+
    Developmental Psychology BF712+
    Psychological Disorders RC+

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    Social Work

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    • Academic Search Complete: multidisciplinary; includes peer-reviewed content.
    • Arctic & Antarctic Regions: bibliographic database focused on research in cold regions.
    • Bibliography of Native North Americans: citation database for indigenous related topics.
    • Canadian Research Index:  focuses on periodicals covering Canada and Canadian issues in general reference arts, business, humanities, health, social sciences, sciences and current affairs.
    • Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text: this database covers aspects of criminology; criminal justice; criminal law and procedure; corrections and prisons; police and policing, and much more.
    • Encyclopedia of Social Work: widely considered the cornerstone of reference in its field, including demographic changes from immigration, technology, the implications of managed care, faith-based assistance, evidence-based practice, gerontology, and trauma and disaster.
    • Informit Indigenous Collection: covers both topical and historical issues within Indigenous studies. Provides access to specialist journals, conference papers, reports, magazines, ebooks, and grey literature unavailable elsewhere online.
    • JSTOR: multidisciplinary; includes peer-reviewed content.
    • National Justice Reference Service Abstracts: this database covers literature related to research, policy and practice in criminal and juvenile justice and drug control.
    • Psycarticles: provided by the American Psychological Association, this database is one of the main sources for scholarly literature in psychology.
    • PsycInfo: provided by the American Psychological Association, this is a comprehensive, citation-only database for scholarly literature in psychology.
    • Social Sciences Full Text: database exclusive for topics in the social sciences; includes peer-reviewed content

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    Social Sciences. Theories and Research Methodology H61 - H62.5
    Social Service. Social Work HV38 - HV69
    Protection, Assistance and Relief HV697 - HV4959

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    Sociology

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    • Academic Search Complete: multidisciplinary; includes peer-reviewed content.
    • Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text: this database covers aspects of criminology; criminal justice; criminal law and procedure; corrections and prisons; police and policing, and much more.
    • Encyclopedia of Social Work: widely considered the cornerstone of reference in its field, including demographic changes from immigration, technology, the implications of managed care, faith-based assistance, evidence-based practice, gerontology, and trauma and disaster.
    • JSTOR: multidisciplinary; includes peer-reviewed content.
    • National Justice Reference Service Abstracts: this database covers literature related to research, policy and practice in criminal and juvenile justice and drug control.
    • Social Sciences Full Text: database exclusive for topics in the social sciences; includes peer-reviewed content

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    Sociology (General) HM
    Social History & Conditions, problems HN
    The Family, Marriage, Women HQ
    Societies HS
    Communities, Classes, Races HT
    Social Pathology HV

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    Trades & Technology

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    Engineering (General).  Civil engineering TA
    Surveying TA501-625
    Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering TD
    Building construction TH
    Plumbing and pipefitting TH6101-6887
    Heating and ventilation TH7005-7699
    Renewable energy resources TJ807-830
    Machine shops and machine shop practice TJ1125-1345
    Electrical engineering. Electronics TK
    Motor vehicles TL
    Mining engineering. Metallurgy TN
    Manufactures TS1-2301

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    Yukon Studies

    Databases

    Recommended resources with a multidisciplinary focus

    Good for historical research

    • Frontier Life - Borderlands, Settlement & Colonial Encounters: this is a  digital collection of primary source documents focused on colonial frontier regions of North America, Africa and Australasia; it includes documents that reveal the lives of settlers and indigenous peoples in these areas.
    • Points to the Past: collection of primary sources, made up of millions of pages of digitized historical content – maps, photos, newspapers, manuscripts, and more.

    For research projects in the North, including Yukon

    • ArcticStat: this database brings together data on a wide range of socioeconomic realities of Arctic regions.
    • ASTIS: contains records of publications and research projects about northern Canada.
    • Yukon Government Northern Science Databases
    • Northern Review > an open access, peer-reviewed journal published by Yukon College in Whitehorse, Canada, on the traditional territories of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation and the Ta’an Kwäch’än Council
    • EMR Library catalogue: The Library is particularly strong in Yukon scientific and research materials; the library also holds over 150,000 aerial photos, 60,000 of which are available online through SkyLine.
    • SkyLine: SkyLine is a map viewer which will allow you to find Yukon aerial photographs for a given location. Use to map to find the location of watercourses, roads, aerial photographs of specific places, and more.

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    Indians of North America in Yukon E78.Y8
    History of the Yukon FC4000 - FC4050
    Law of the Yukon KEY+

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    Yukon Newspapers:  Whitehorse Star in print or online, Yukon News in print only