An advanced insights and discovery platform that provides access to research, including grants, publications, citations, clinical trials and patents all together in one place.
JoVE Video Journal & JoVE Science Education
JoVE publishes peer-reviewed scientific video protocols to accelerate biological, medical, chemical and physical research. All JoVE Video Journals and Science Education components are now subscribed by McMaster.
McMaster can now access (almost) all journals published by Nature.
O'Reilly for Higher Education (Safari Tech E-books)
Primary source for technology professionals, software developers, web designers, and business and creative professionals with 40,000 technology, digital media and business ebooks and videos.
ProQuest Academic Complete E-books
This subscription collection provides over 200,000 e-books spanning a range of academic disciplines.
Science & Engineering
Databases and Online Reference Resources
ASM Handbooks Online
A comprehensive and authoritative guide to the structure, properties, processing, performance, and evaluation of metals and nonmetallic engineering materials.
Begell Digital Library
29+ journals, 12 e-books, 4 databases, 3 references, and 4 conference proceedings in engineering, and 18+ journals in biomedical sciences.
E-EROS Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis
Contains a database of approximately 70,000 reactions and 5,250 of the most frequently consulted reagents and catalysts.
Engineering Case Studies Online - through April 2023
Contains video and text material focusing on engineering failures and successes such as Apollo 13, Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Ford Pinto, Space Shuttle Challenger and the Titantic.
Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups
The most comprehensive work in functional groups; Includes the content of all volumes from the landmark book series, The Chemistry of Functional Groups.
SciFinder-n - Upgrade
In addition to the same substance, reaction, chemical sourcing and reference content found in CAS SciFinder®, SciFinder-n includes advanced synthesis planning and retrosynthetic analysis tools, chemically-annotated patents, curated step-by-step synthesis methods and procedures, and biosequence searching and analysis.
World's largest resource for physical and chemical data in materials science; incorporates all volumes of Landolt-Börnstein New Series; includes 250,000 substances and material systems, 3,000 properties, and 1,200,000 literature citations.
Springer Nature Experiments (Springer Protocols)
The largest database of reproducible laboratory protocols in biomedicine and life sciences, bringing together content from Springer Protocols, Nature Methods, Nature Protocols and Protocol Exchange. Major book series such as 'Methods in Molecular Biology' are included.
Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science (Morgan & Claypool)
A digital library of 50 to 100 page electronic books that synthesize important research or development topics, providing concise introductions to new fields and methods of staying current.
Applied Physics Reviews
Features articles on important and current topics in experimental or theoretical research in applied physics or applications of physics to other branches of science and engineering.
Publishes research in fundamental physicochemical mechanisms associated with microfluidic and nanofluidic phenomena as well as research in unique microfluidic and nanofluidic techniques for diagnostic, medical, biological, pharmaceutical, environmental, and chemical applications.
The CRISPR Journal
The only peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the science and applications of gene editing.
Lauched in January 2021, the monthly journal ims to provide a unique multidisciplinary, unifying and highly visible publishing platform for the aging-research community.
Launched in January 2022, the journal is interested in all aspects of synthesis, from making discrete molecules to extended materials, as well as technological innovations leading to significant advances in synthetic methods and processes.
OSA Conference Proceedings
The complete collection of conference papers from more than 800 meetings as well as more than 5000 conference videos.
The newest journal to join the Science family of journals, with a goal to select the most groundbreaking advances in robotics across applications, systems, and scales of general interest to the robotics and research community.
The leading robotics journal, publishing world-class peer-reviewed research on the emerging technologies and developments of soft and deformable robots.
Journal backfile packages have also been added, including ASCE Legacy Journals Archive (1872-1996), IET Journals Archive (1872-2012), and a selection of disciplines and titles from Cambridge, Taylor & Francis and Wiley.
A selection of ebooks from different publishers have been added, including AIP, APA, ASCE, Elsevier (Environmental Studies) IEEE, Springer (Energy) and Wiley. Individual records are available in catalogue.
Humanities and Social Sciences
Access the CBC's educational streaming platform for programs, documentaries, audio content and archival material from CBC/Radio-Canada.
An online streaming video collection of current, leading British theatre productions, musicals, and operas.
Henry Stewart Talks: The Business and Management Collection
Includes multimedia talks, case studies, and interviews on management, strategy, banking and finance; marketing, and digital business. Added with the DeGroote School of Business.
Databases and Online Reference Resources
A series of guides to major writers, artists, philosophers, topics, and periods, COO offers subject or theme based cross-searchable collections, available in three sub-collections: Literature & Classics, Philosophy, Religion & Culture, and Music.
A series reference works of over 400 volumes spanning fifteen subject areas across the humanities and social sciences, with a concentration on political and cultural history, literature, philosophy, religious studies, music and the arts.
Caribbean History and Culture, 1535-1920
More than 1,200 fully catalogued and searchable books, pamphlets, almanacs, broadsides and ephemera cover the history of this broad region from the 16th century to the early 20th century.
Caribbean Newspapers, 1718-1876
The largest online collection of 18th- and 19th-century newspapers published in this region, the collection provides a comprehensive primary resource for studying the development of Western society and international relations within this important group of islands.
Digital Loeb Library
A fully searchable, virtual library of Greek and Latin literature with English translations.
Encyclopaedia of the Qurʼān / Qurʾānic Studies Online
An encyclopaedic dictionary of qurʼānic terms, concepts, personalities, place names, cultural history and exegesis extended with essays on the most important themes and subjects within Qurʼānic studies.
Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures
An interdisciplinary, trans-historical, and global project embracing women and Islamic cultures in every region where there have been significant Muslim populations.
Oxford Bibliographies Online - 10 Subjects
Identify the best scholarship in Anthropology, Biblical Studies, Geography, International Relations, Jewish Studies, Literary and Critical Theory, Philosophy, Political Science, Social Work, and Sociology.
Oxford Handbooks Online - 12 Subjects
Provides in-depth introductions to topics, with scholarly review articles that summarize current thinking in Archaeology, Classical Studies, Economics/Finance, Criminology, History, Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, and Sociology.
the world’s largest database for public policy, the collection includes more than 3.2 million reports, working papers, policy briefs, data sources, and media drawn from a directory of more than 24,000 IGOs, NGOs, think tanks, and research centers.
Religion Past and Present (RPP): Encyclopedia of Theology and Religion
online version of the updated English translation of the 4th edition of the Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart (RGG), providing deep knowledge and authority in religious, theological, and biblical studies.
Social Work Online - through April 2023
A multimedia database that combines recently published social work books along with documentaries, clinical demonstration videos, and lectures that illustrate the complex and challenging issues faced by social workers.
Very Short Introductions
Oxford's Very Short Introductions series offers concise and original introductions to a wide range of subjects across Arts and Humanities, Law, Medicine and Health, Science and Mathematics, and Social Sciences.
E-books: Publisher Collections
A select list of 3,500 e-books with particular strengths in Theatre and Film, Classical Studies, History, and Religion/Theology.
Over 16,000 e-books published by Brill, providing in-depth academic studies of topics in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Cambridge University Press
Over 40,000 e-books published on Cambridge Core are available, with new titles to be added through April 2023.
DeGruyter and the University Presses
Over 85,000 e-books published by DeGruyter and the University Presses, with individual titles listed in the catalogue.
Routledge, and the Routledge Handbooks
Over 110,000 e-books published on the Taylor & Francis platform, with new titles added through May 2023.
Over 22,000 e-books published by Wiley, providing current science, engineering, business, and social sciences content.
London Review of Books
Europe’s leading magazine of culture and ideas. Published twice a month, it provides a space for some of the world’s best writers to explore a wide variety of subjects in exhilarating detail.
Primary source material from the 18th century to the early 20th century devoted to American history, particularly strong in African American newspapers, the Civil War, Reconstruction, Women's Suffrage, and World War I.
Archives of Sexuality & Gender: L'Enfer de la Bibliothèque nationale de France
Enfer ("Hell") from the Bibliothèque nationale de France is one of the most storied and sought-after private case collections of forbidden books. The collection was created in the 1830s to protect and isolate works that were considered contrary to the morals of the time.
Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940
A robust and significant collection of primary sources for the historical study of sex, sexuality, and gender with material dating back to the sixteenth century. Added in 2021: International Perspectives on LGBTQ Activism and Culture.
Archives of Sexuality and Gender: Sex and Sexuality, Sixteenth to Twentieth Century
The collection is made up of more than five thousand rare and unique books covering sex, sexuality, and gender issues across the sciences and humanities from 16th to 20th century.
30 collections in African Studies, American Studies, British and European History, Business and Economic History, Cultural Studies, Holocaust Studies, International Relations, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Law, Politics, & Racial Studies and Religious Studies have been added to Gale Primary Sources.
Disability in the Modern World: History of a Social Movement - through April 2023
Includes primary sources, supporting materials, and archives, along with video covering history, media, the arts, political science, education, and other areas where the contributions of the disability community are often overlooked.
Financial Times Historical Archive
Covers the complete run of the London edition of this internationally known daily business newspaper, from its first issue in 1888 through 2016.
Health & Fitness Magazine Archive - through April 2023
Includes the backfiles of the following nine major US and UK consumer magazines devoted to health, fitness, exercise, nutrition, and medicine, charting trends in these areas from the mid-20th century to the 21st.
Men's Magazine Archive - through April 2023
Provides digital access to the backfiles in full color page image of six major US and UK men’s-interest consumer magazines covering contemporary issues and trends in history and society, masculinity, sex roles, literature, sports, fashion, popular culture, entertainment, and more.
Covers 1944 to 2000.
Covers January 2, 1857 to December 31, 2010.
The Times of India - through April 2023
Covers 1838-2010 of this Indian English-language daily newspaper.
War, State and Society
Explore the reality of Britain's Home Front in World War II through thousands of primary source documents reporting on and managing every aspect of the civilian population's daily lives, from evacuation to food rationing, and air raids to propaganda, sourced from The National Archives U.K. and The History of Advertising Trust.