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DBRS
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The DBRS interface changed in December 2017.

DBRS is a credit rating agency that is privately owned and operated without affiliation to any financial institution. DBRS provides independent, third-party evaluations of corporate and government issues, spanning North America, Europe and Asia. More than 2,400 issuer families and nearly 50,000 securities worldwide are evaluated in a variety of market sectors including corporate finance (e.g., consumers, telecom/media/technology, etc.), financial institutions (e.g., banks & trusts, insurance, etc.), public finance (e.g., provinces & municipalities, universities, etc.), sovereigns (Canada, China, etc.) and structured finance (commercial mortgages, student loans, etc.). Includes rating reports on companies, countries and cities, as well as industry studies. Worldwide coverage with an emphasis on Canada. 

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Defining Gender, 1450-1910

Brings together approximately 50,000 images of original manuscript and printed material, including a strong core of documents from the Bodleian Library, Oxford. Ephemeral material such as ballads, cartoons and pamphlets is featured alongside diaries, advice literature, medical journals, conduct books and periodicals. The database is structured into five thematic sections:

  • Conduct and Politeness
  • Domesticity and the Family 
  • Consumption and Leisure
  • Education and Sensibility
  • The Body
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DEPATISnet

DEPATISnet contains patents from the German patent information system.

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DGRweb
The searchable online version of the ACS Directory of Graduate Research (DGR). Includes information on chemical research and researchers at universities in the U.S. and Canada. Search for faculty and institutions.
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Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online English
Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online French

Presents persons who died between the years 1000 and 1930 or whose last known date of activity falls within these years.

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Digital Dictionary of Buddhism

 A compilation of Buddhist terms and texts--as well as names of temples, schools, and people--found in East Asian Buddhist canonical sources. A collaborative dictionary project, thought to be the most comprehensive compilation of Buddhist terms available in English today. Maintained by Charles Muller at the Toyo Gakuen University.

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Digital Quaker Collection

A digital library containing full text and page images of over 500 individual Quaker works from the 17th and 18th centuries. 

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Dissertations & Theses @ McMaster University
Coverage:1970 - 2011

Contains citations & abstracts of all McMaster theses submitted to UMI Dissertation Publishing. Authorized McMaster users can download full-text PDF versions (if available) of dissertations and theses published by McMaster students.

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Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology-Online
Coverage:1897 to the present

An international database of citations to more than 13,800 completed and in-progress dissertations in musicology, music theory, and ethnomusicology, and related musical, scientific, and humanistic disciplines. Includes the corrected and updated contents of printed editions of Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology (MILLS Bookstacks ML 128 .M8D63) and supplements contributed from musicological centers throughout the world. Browse by broad topic or search by author or keywords. Updated periodically throughout the academic year.

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DynaMed Plus

Evidence-based reference tool of diseases, disorders, and symptoms, with information on etiology, associated conditions, history and research findings, differential diagnosis and diagnostic testing, prognosis, treatment, prevention, and links to patient information.

Unique Content/ Features:

  •           Overviews and Recommendations
  •           Graphics and Images
  •           Enhanced Specialty Content
  •           Improved Search and Discovery
  •           Drug Information – linking from the DRUGDEX top to Micromedex Knowledge suite
  •           ACP Smart Medicine incorporated into DMP
  •           Optimized Mobile Access/ Personal Account Access
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