New and featured databases

OCAD University's library is offering trial access to ACLS Humanities E-Books until May 17. This resource includes 4,680 full-text, cross-searchable books in the humanities, selected by scholars for their continuing importance for research and teaching. Content includes many prize-winning works selected in collaboration with member societies of the American Council of Learned Societies and more than 100 publishers. The collection encompasses a variety of subject areas, including LGBT/queer studies, film and media studies, indigenous cultures, art and architectural history and literary criticism. Please contact the Library to submit any feedback on this resource.  

The Canadian Health Research Collection is a growing and curated collection of more than 10,000 current health policy and technical medical research publications from a variety of Canadian research institutes, government agencies and university centres.

New reference works now available through Oxford Reference Online

The Library has expanded its collection of reference titles available on the Oxford Reference Online platform. Oxford Reference provides the university community with access to dozens of reference works from encyclopaedias and handbooks to dictionaries and bibliographies. The recent acquisitions provide additional subject coverage in the arts, sciences and social sciences and include, among others, the following titles: Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment, Encyclopedia of Semiotics, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, Oxford Companion to Canadian History, Oxford Dictionary of Art, Oxford Companion to World Mythology, Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature, and the Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art. 

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LIBRARY NEWSLETTER: View our Winter 2016 newsletter profiling new services, resources, policies, collections and initiatives. 

BOOK DISPLAY: Summer's here and the time is right for reading!  Check out some of our amazing summer reads.

BOOK AWARDS: View the 2016 Melva Dwyer Book Award nominations.

LIBRARY SUMMER HOURS April 25 to September 6, 2016

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