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Last updated: December 1, 2022


Academic Search Premier (EBSCO) 

Provides indexing, abstracting for over 4,000 full-text journal articles in a wide range of disciplines.

Ageline (EBSCO) 

300 journals on gerontology indexed/abstracted

Agricola (National Agricultural Library) 

Open access index to resources in the field of agriculture and allied disciplines, including plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, agricultural economics, extension and education, food and human nutrition, and earth and environmental sciences.

America: History & Life (EBSCO) 

Excellent resource for Canadian history topics: 2000 Canadian/US history journals indexed/abstracted (links to full-text).

American Chemical Society (CRKN)

Full-text access to 40 key chemistry journals.

Anthropological Index Online 

1450 current journals indexed (holdings of The Anthropology Library at the British Museum; no full-text).

APA PsycArticles (EBSCO) 

Full-text from over 100 APA, CPA and associated journals with most coverage beginning in 1985. All titles also indexed in PsycINFO with links to full-text.


2000 international psychology journals, books, chapters, dissertations indexed/abstracted, links to full-text in Academic Search Premier & PsychArticles.


Preserves and provides free access to a half million scientific preprints in physics, mathematics, computer science, and quantitative biology. Funded and operated by Cornell University.


Bioline International 

Online database that provides access to peer-reviewed journals in the Biosciences from Brazil, China, India, Iran, Nigeria, Venezuela and other countries.

Business Source Premier (EBSCO) 

8,060 journals indexed/abstracted of which 7,608 are full text and 1,112 are full text and peer-reviewed. Full text is also provided for industry and market research reports including SWOT analysis.


Cambridge University Press Journals (CRKN) 

A collection of 380 electronic journals covering all subject areas.

CBCA Complete (ProQuest) 

With over 4.5 million records and more than 1,680 titles, CBCA Complete is ideal for anyone interested in current events, business, science, the arts, and education as produced in Canada. Includes 640 full-text periodicals and daily news sources (over 480 of which are Canadian), plus indexing to an additional 1,100 other titles (over 95% Canadian). Updated daily with full-text content (1985 to present) and bibliographic content (1971 to present).

Child Care and Early Education Research Connections 

more than 13,000 resources from the many disciplines related to child care and early education.

Child Development & Adolescent Studies (EBSCO) 

Hundreds of journals indexed/abstracted related to the growth and development of children, links to full-text in ASP.

Children’s Literature Review (Gale) 

Excerpts from reviews, criticism, and commentary on books for children and young people.
Select Children’s Literature Review from the list of series


CINAHL Plus provides coverage for thousands of journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, including nutrition. It covers nursing, biomedicine, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and dozens of allied health disciplines.

Cochrane Library: Evidence for Healthcare Decision-Making (Wiley) 

Cochrane Systematic Reviews investigate the effects of interventions for prevention, treatment and rehabilitation in a healthcare setting.

Communication & Mass Media Complete (EBSCO) 

The full-text of articles from 500 journals in Communications and related disciplines. Selected content from ebooks, conference proceedings and trade publications are also included in the database.


DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals 

A library of 11,610 scholarly and scientific open access journals (as of April 2016) and over 2 million articles and research papers from a wide range of academic fields.


EBSCO Databases 

Collection of all databases provided by EBSCO. You may select which databases you wish to include in your search. Databases include: Academic Source Premier, AgeLine, Agricola, Humanities International Complete, Business Source Premier, Communication & Mass Media Complete, Medline,and ERIC.

Education Research Complete (EBSCO)

Coverage spans all levels of education from early childhood to higher education.

Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) 

This is the same database available via ERIC (EBSCO). This is ERIC’s free interface, and has less access to full text journal articles than ERIC (EBSCO).
If you see “Download Full Text” in the grey box to right after you search, then ERIC has permission for you to download the article for free. To only see these articles, make sure the “Full text available on ERIC” box is checked when you search.


The ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) database provides comprehensive coverage of the research literature in the field of education. It includes journal articles as well as books, reports, and other documents.

Erudit: Promoting and Disseminating Research (CRKN) 

Note: You may need to request document delivery for some items.
Canadian research on the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences published in either French or English in a collection of 59 academic journals, and ebooks, theses.


Gender Studies Database (EBSCO) 

Combines Women’s Studies International and Men’s Studies databases. Hundreds of journals indexed/abstracted related to women’s studies, sexual diversity, men’s studies; links to full-text in ASP.

Google Scholar 

An academic search engine


Focuses on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond.


Historical Abstracts (EBSCO) 

2000 world history journals indexed/abstracted with links to full-text.

Hospitality & Tourism Complete (EBSCO) 

Hospitality & Tourism Complete includes full text for the top resources in the field, including the Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Education. Many of these resources are unique to the database and not available in any version of Business Source.
In addition to its 500 full-text publications, the database includes all the comprehensive indexing and abstracts from Hospitality & Tourism Index (HTI). Sources are both domestic and international in range and scope.


Indigenous Collection by Informit 

With a focus on Australia and New Zealand, this database brings together emerging research on topical and historical issues paramount to Indigenous studies across the world. Offering broad scope for critical international engagement and debate surrounding Indigenous culture, health, human geography and other important aspects, this inter-disciplinary platform gives voice to Indigenous communities in Australia, New Zealand and beyond.

Institute of Physics Journals (CRKN) 

Full-text access to key physics journals.



A collection of 1,083 of the the most important academic journals in the Arts & Sciences, the Biological Sciences, and the Life Sciences. In most instances the volume run is complete back to the first issue. An important source of full-text for older articles and book reviews.



An aggregator which provides access to a global body of scholarly literature metadata with citation indexing, and analytics tools.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies Commons 

The Digital Commons Network provides free access to full-text scholarly articles and other research from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide. Curated by university librarians and their supporting institutions, this dynamic research tool includes peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work.

LGBTQ+ Source (EBSCO) 

Formerly called LGBT Life. Index for world literature on gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues. At present there is a limited full-text component.

Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts (EBSCO) 

Indexes and abstracts journal articles in the areas of librarianship and information science.

Linguistics Collection (ProQuest) 

Includes Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) with full text of many articles.


MathSciNet (EBSCO) 

MathSciNet database on the EBSCO interface.

Medline (EBSCO) 

A sub-set of PubMed; 4,600 biomedical journals indexed/abstracted, with links to full-text in Academic Search Premier.

MLA International Bibliography (EBSCO) 

Subject index for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. 4400 literary journals, book publishers and dissertations indexed.


Novanet Discovery 

Online catalogue containing information about books, videos, and other material held at the Mount Library as well as other post-secondary institutions in Nova Scotia.


PEN (Practice-Based Evidence in Nutrition) 

PEN provides nutrition practitioners with ready access to timely, current and authoritative guidance on food and nutrition. It offers evidence-based answers to the questions encountered in every day practice. Five (5) simultaneous users only – please log out when done.

Periodicals Archive Online (CRKN – ProQuest) 

Periodicals Archive Online is a full-text journal archive covering close to 500 titles in the humanities and the social sciences with an emphasis on access to the backfiles of key academic journals.

Philosopher’s Index (EBSCO) 

The Philosopher’s Index is a comprehensive subject and author index to Philosophical articles, books, and anthologies. More than 550 journals from more than 40 countries are indexed.


A large collection of open access articles in the sciences: Maths, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Nutrition, Mental and Physical Health.

Project Muse 

Over 300 high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from 60 scholarly publishers.

ProQuest Databases 

Collection of all databases provided by Proquest. Databases include: Canadian Newsstand (Atlantic and Major Dailies), CBCA Complete, and our ProQuest ebooks collection.

PsycArticles (EBSCO) 

Alternate Name(s): APA PsycArticles

Full-text from over 100 APA, CPA and associated journals with most coverage beginning in 1985. All titles also indexed in PsycINFO with links to full-text.

PsycInfo (EBSCO) 

Alternate Name(s): APA PsycInfo

2000 international psychology journals, books, chapters, dissertations indexed/abstracted, links to full-text in Academic Search Premier & PsychArticles.


Over 15 million citations from MEDLINE and the biomedical and life sciences literature dating back to the 1950’s. PubMed includes links to some sites providing full text.
In May 2020 PubMed changed its interface. The Welch Medical Library video reviews the changes and provides a great introduction to searching the database.


Royal Society of Chemistry Journals (CRKN) 

Full-text access to 32 key chemistry journals and 6 specialized databases.


SAGE Journals (CRKN) 

A collection of 623 peer-reviewed journals in Communication Studies, Criminology, Education, Health Sciences, Management & Organization Studies, Materials Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Urban Studies & Planning.

Science Direct (CRKN – Elsevier) 

A collection of 2,395 full-text multi-disciplinary journals.

SciFinder Scholar (Chemical Abstracts Service) REGISTERED Users 

If you have not registered as a valid MSVU user, please register using SciFinder Scholar Registration page:

Shakespearean Criticism (Gale) 

Critical interpretations of the plays and poems of Shakespeare, from the 17th century to the present day.
Select Shakespearean Criticism from the list of series.


SocINDEX offers comprehensive coverage of sociology and related areas of study. There are 500 “priority” coverage journals as well as 1,390 “selective” coverage journals; links to full-text in Academic Search Premier.

Springer Link (CRKN) 

Contains journals, ebooks, book series, reference works and protocols. Springer Link is an open platform which means that you can preview table of contents and abstracts for all titles, but full text is only available for owned titles. Full text content for MSVU is indicated by green boxes.


Taylor & Francis: Social Sciences and Humanities Collection (CRKN)

A collection of articles from 1,191 electronic journals in the humanities and social sciences.

Teacher Reference Center (EBSCO) 

Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 of popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines.

Trip Database 

Trip (Turning Research into Practice) is a clinical search engine for health related research evidence, images, videos, patient information leaflets, educational courses and news.


Wiley Online Library (CRKN) 

A collection of 1,217 full-text multi-disciplinary journals.


Zentralblatt MATH 

A database of Mathematical Reviews and “competitor” to MathSciNet.