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The following resources are no longer licensed by BC ELN.

Name Description

Online version of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. Contains articles, current news and research updates, biographies of leading scientists, and downloadable images. [from vendor]

Berg Fashion Library

This database is the only resource to provide integrated text and image content on world dress and fashion throughout history. Invaluable for scholars, students, professionals, and anyone interested in dress. [from vendor]

Canadian Electronic Library: Books Collection

This collection is made up of over 15,000 titles from 70 leading Canadian publishers. [from vendor]

Canadian Electronic Library: Complete

This collection combines the content of the Canadian Electronic Library Books Collection and Documents Collection. [from vendor]

Canadian Electronic Library: Documents Collection

This collection includes the primary research and opinion of organizations in all areas of Canadian public policy. Their publications are vital to the understanding of developing issues in every arena of Canadian public life. [from vendor]

Canadian Newsstream: Black Press

Discontinued by ProQuest at the 2016/17 Canadian Newsstream Renewal

Canadian Newsstream: Pacific Collection

Discontinued by ProQuest at the 2016/17 Canadian Newsstream Renewal

CJDB (CUFTS Journal Database)

CUFTS is an online serials management system, which includes a knowledgebase of full-text journal collections, a searchable A-Z database of databases and A-Z journal database, MARC records for each title, direct to article OpenURL link resolving (GODOT), and electronic resource management tools. [from SFU Library]

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. eBooks are purchased and available for perpetual access, subject to ongoing platform fees.

Global Books in Print

Bibliographic database used by libraries, publishers, and retailers to search for books, ebooks, audio books, and videos in all known format options. [from vendor]

IRIS Education Streaming Video

The Iris Education streaming service ceased operations at the end of December 2016. New hosting is provided by McIntyre Media.

MLA International Bibliography

Produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), the electronic version of the bibliography dates back to the 1920s and contains millions of citations from journals and series, as well as book publishers. [from vendor]

Oxford History of Western Music

An unmatched account of the evolution of Western classical music by prominent musicologist Richard Taruskin. Describes how the context of each stylistic period – key cultural, historical, social, economic, and scientific events – influenced and directed compositional practices. [from vendor]


This database offers a wealth of information for faculty, students, practitioners and librarians alike. It provides book, film and video reviews from a psychological perspective. Published by the American Psychological Association, it offers analysis and insights relevant to users across any institution. [from vendor]

Shared Streaming Video Collection (Iris)

Iris Education ceased operations in December 2016. The Shared Collection was migrated to another platform.

Vocational Studies Complete

Contains full-text journals and a selection of full-text books applicable to two-year college programs. Key subjects include biotechnology, computer and data processing, cosmetology, electrical technology, forensics, graphic arts, health information technology, interior design, paralegal studies, robotics, and travel and tourism. [from vendor]