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Academic OneFile (Gale)  

Covers many subject areas, with full text articles from scholarly and peer-reviewed journals. Also provides access to magazines, news articles, books and multimedia files.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)  

Covers many subject areas, with full text articles from scholarly and peer-reviewed journals. Also includes magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias, almanacs and reports.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


AccessEngineering (McGraw-Hill)

Over 300 reference books in 14 major areas of engineering including: Construction, Architectural, Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Communications and Environmental Engineering.

Type: DICTIONARIES   E-BOOKS   ENCYCLOPEDIAS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


AGS: Architectural GRAPHIC Standards

A comprehensive CD-ROM containing architectural and building design data, construction details and manufacturer product information.

Type: STANDARDS & CODES  
Access: ON CAMPUS ONLY @ Casa Loma Library Learning Commons  


ALT HealthWatch (EBSCO)  

Access to Full text articles on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Contains peer-reviewed journals, health reports and e-books.

Type: ARTICLES   E-BOOKS   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Art & Architecture Complete (EBSCO)  

This article database provides full-text coverage to over 380 academic journals, magazines and trade publications related to the fields of art, design, architecture, art history, typography, fashion, animation and more. It also includes over 220 e-books and a collection of over 63,000 images.

Type: ARTICLES   E-BOOKS   FULL TEXT   IMAGES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Associations Canada  

Information on Canadian and International associations that represent industry, commercial and professional groups, registered charities and special interest groups.

 

Type: DIRECTORIES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


ASTM Standards and Digital Library - Trial until Dec. 15th, 2018

Trial until Dec. 15th, 2018

This resource provides instant access to the current digital edition of the Annual Book of ASTM Standards. Include test methods, specifications, accepted practice, and accepted terminology for materials, products, systems and services. ASTM standards are used around the world to improve product quality, enhance safety, facilitate market access and trade, and build consumer confidence.

Type: ARTICLES   DATABASE   FULL TEXT   STANDARDS & CODES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Birkhauser Ebooks  

This e-book database offers a selection of titles from the architectural publishing house Birkhauser including several titles from the DETAIL series on construction, architecture and sustainable design.

Type: E-BOOKS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Books@OVID (OVID)  

Full text access to many essential nursing resources. Titles include: Handbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide, and Nursing Care Plans & Documentation.

Type: E-BOOKS   GUIDELINES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Britannica Image Quest

This education images database provides access to more than two million rights-cleared images from over 50 of the best collections in the world. Subjects include: culinary arts, fashion, medicine, education, sociology, performing arts, architecture and design.

Type: IMAGES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


BuildingGreen Suite

Features media and information resources including: full-text access to Environmental Building News, BuildingGreen.com, the GreenSpec directory of products, the LEEDuser web tool and case studies in the High Performance Buildings Database (HPB).

Type: ARTICLES   DIRECTORIES   FULL TEXT   REPORTS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Business Economics & Theory Collection (Gale)  

Includes articles on such topics as marketing, economic trends, investing and business news.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Business Source Complete (EBSCO)  

Magazine and journal articles on all aspects of business and management. Also includes company and industry profiles, SWOT analyses and market, country and product reports.


 

 

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT   REPORTS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


CABA - Continental Automated Buildings Association

The Continental Automated Buildings Association publishes a wide array of market research, forecasts, consumer surveys, standard and protocol updates, engineering reports and training resources.

**To access the Member Research Library, please log in with the credentials found here (view this document by logging in using your student number appended with @georgebrown.ca [e.g. 123456789@georgebrown.ca] and your Stu-View password):


Type: REPORTS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Canada in Context (Gale)    

Covers Canadian topics, people, places, and events, including full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, , images, videos, audio files and websites.

Type: ARTICLES   ENCYCLOPEDIAS   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Canadian Electronic Library (desLibris)    

eBook collection consists of:

  • Canadian Public Policy Collection from 2005 to 2011 (17,200 titles)
  • Canadian Health Research Collection from 2005 to 2011 (6,500 titles)
  • The Irwin Law Collection (125 titles)
  • Canadian Publisher Collection (199 titles)

Type: E-BOOKS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Canadian Environmental Quality Guidelines/ Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME)  

This CD-ROM includes nationally approved guidelines and science-based indicators of environmental quality for water, sediment, soil and tissue.

Type: GUIDELINES   REPORTS  
Access: ON CAMPUS ONLY @ Casa Loma Library Learning Commons  


Canadian Major Dailies (Formerly Canadian NewsStand) (PROQUEST)  

Full text access to major Canadian newspapers, including the Globe and Mail, the National Post, and the Toronto Star.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Canadian Oxford Dictionary    

This new edition features 2,200 uniquely Canadian words and senses, 350 usage notes, 7,000 idiomatic expressions, 5,500 biographical entries, and over 5,600 place names.

Type: DICTIONARIES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Canadian Points of View (EBSCO)    

Journals, articles, overviews, position papers and critical analysis of controversial topics including: the environment, multiculturalism, substance abuse and many more.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Canadian Reference Centre (EBSCO)    

Access to international and Canadian magazines, newspapers & e-books.

Type: ARTICLES   E-BOOKS   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


CANSIM: Statistics Canada  

CANSIM (Canadian Socio-Economic Information Management System) is the key socio-economic database profiling Canada's people, economy, and industries. It track trends and offers authoritative data on labour, manufacturing, investment, international trade and much more!

Type: REPORTS   STATISTICS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


CARDonline  

Information on Canadian advertising rates, data and media planning information for advertising, marketing, PR and communications professionals.

*Please note: if you access CARDonline from the library website, you can ignore the "Sign-In" option on the top right-hand side of the database's homepage - no additional login is required.

*Off Campus access now available

Type: DIRECTORIES   INDEXES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Career Cruising  

Canadian focused career and education information with interviews with experts in the field, career profiles and a quiz to match students with careers.

Type: ARTICLES   GUIDELINES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


CBCA Business (PROQUEST)  

Full text access to Canadian magazines and journals on business, management and related topics.

Type: ARTICLES   DATABASE   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


CBCA Complete (PROQUEST)  

Full-text access to Canadian newspapers, business magazines, scholarly journals, trade journals, wire feeds and more. This database combines all of the Canadian Business and Current Affairs databases: CBCA Business, CBCA Current Events, CBCA Education, and CBCA Reference.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


CCDC Contracts & Guides  

This CD-ROM contains Standard Canadian construction contracts, forms and guides; developed and produced by The Canadian Construction Documents Committee (CCDC).

Type: E-BOOKS   ENCYCLOPEDIAS   STANDARDS & CODES  
Access: ON CAMPUS ONLY @ Casa Loma Library Learning Commons  


CCOHS (Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety) - Academic Support Program  

Provides environmental and occupational health and safety standards, legislation, articles and reports including: MSDS, CHEMINFO, and the Canadian Electrical Code (Part 1).

Access Note: To view documents in the Legislation and Standards section, please contact the Library at 416-415-5000 ext.2004 for login and password details. Only a limited number of users can use the Legislation and Standards at the same time. If you receive an error message, please try back again later.

Type: E-BOOKS   STANDARDS & CODES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


CG Textures (Now Textures.com)

This database offers high-quality photographs of materials ("Textures") on its website for game developers, special effects artists, graphic designers and other professions.

Type: IMAGES  
Access: ON CAMPUS ONLY @ George Brown College  


Chilton Auto Repair Library

Access to repair procedures, service bulletins, service recalls, wiring diagrams and quick tips for cars produced from 1941 to present.

Type: STANDARDS & CODES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


CICA Standards and Guidance Collection (CICAHB)  

Provides up-to-date information on changes to accounting and assurance standards, IFRS, Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises, and the new Canadian Auditing Standards.

Type: E-BOOKS   STANDARDS & CODES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


CINAHL with Full Text (EBSCO)  

One of the most comprehensive research tools for nurses and health care professionals, with full text academic articles on: nursing, allied health, deaf studies, dentistry and hearing instruments. Allows you to search specifically for: research articles and peer-reviewed articles.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT   INDEXES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


City of Toronto - Digital Mapping  

CD-ROM with mapping data for the City of Toronto. See detailed description provided by City of Toronto.

Type: IMAGES   MAPS  
Access: ON CAMPUS ONLY @ Casa Loma Library Learning Commons  


Communications and Mass Media Collection (Gale)  

Access to articles in the field of communication and mass media, covering topics such as: digital design, advertising, video game industry, software and more.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Computer Database (Gale)  

Research, reviews and career information pertaining to digital design, telecommunications, electronics and IT industries.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre  

Covers all aspects of theatre worldwide and throughout the ages, including entries on: theatrical styles, dramatists, performers, directors, theatres, festivals, lighting, sound, and method acting.

Type: DICTIONARIES   ENCYCLOPEDIAS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms  

From Baroque to Postmodernism, batik to mezzotint, and canvas to porcelain, this dictionary provides definitions of over 1,800 terms used in the art world.

Type: DICTIONARIES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Conference Board of Canada: Human Resource Management Reports  

Account setup: Create an account using your student/staff GBC email account to access Human Resource Management Service reports. After creating your account, use the link that will be provided in an email to your GBC email account to activate your account.

Once you create and activate an account you will have access to HR reports, which are located as follows: 

I want to... > Read research reports (eLibrary) > Your Subscription (Left-hand side menu)> Human Resource Management Service (located under Organizational Performance).

Type: REPORTS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


CPEM - Canadian Professional Engagement Manual (Now PEG - Professional Engagement Guide)  

Contains practical guidance on the key requirements and concepts in the professional standards and provides a comprehensive road map to performing effective and efficient audit, review and compilation engagements in Canada today.

Type: E-BOOKS   STANDARDS & CODES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


CPI. Q (Canadian Periodicals Index) (Gale)    

Index of journals, magazines and newspaper articles with a Canadian focus.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT   INDEXES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Criminal Justice Collection (Gale)  

Access to more than 700 journals covering topics such as criminal justice, family law, law enforcement and forensic science.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Culinary Arts Collection (Gale)  

Includes 150 major cooking and nutrition magazines, articles, recipes, restaurant reviews and industry information.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


CyberCinema

Database of online videos from the “Educational Institute American Hotel and Lodging.” Topics include: Housekeeping, Food & Beverage, Guest Services, Front Office and more.

**This online video collection is not supported by Google Chrome, but can be accessed using Firefox or Internet Explorer.

Access: Contact the Library at 416-415-5000 ext.2004 for login and password details.

Type: ONLINE VIDEOS  
Access: ON CAMPUS ONLY @ George Brown College  


Dictionary of Accounting  

Definitions of financial accounting, financial reporting, management accounting, direct and indirect taxation, corporate finance, and auditing, with examples of difficult concepts and feature entries on key topics.

Type: DICTIONARIES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture  

Entries on architects, terms, periods, and styles, covering all periods of Western architectural history. Biographies range from Brunelleschi and Imhotep to Le Corbusier and Richard Rogers. New entries include definitions of landscape terms, and biographies of modern architects.

Type: DICTIONARIES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Dictionary of Business and Management  

This wide-ranging and authoritative dictionary contains 7,000 entries covering all areas of business and management, including marketing, organizational behaviour, business strategy, law, and taxation.

Type: DICTIONARIES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Dictionary of Economics  

This dictionary covers all aspects of economics including: international trade, economic theory, applied microeconomics and macroeconomics, public finance, and environmental economics; with many entries on economic organizations and institutions from around the world.

Type: DICTIONARIES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Dictionary of Finance and Banking  

Covers vocabulary used in banking, money markets, foreign exchanges, public and government finance, and private investment and borrowing. Coverage in all areas is wide and international.

Type: DICTIONARIES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Dictionary of Human Resource Management  

Over 1,400 entries on human resource management, personnel, and industrial relations, covering technical terms, jargon, theories, and concepts in the HRM field.

Type: DICTIONARIES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art  

Contains approximately 2,000 entries on all aspects of modern and contemporary art, including: movements, styles, techniques, artists, critics, dealers, schools and galleries.

Type: DICTIONARIES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Dictionary of Modern Design  

From Art Nouveau to Postmodernism, this dictionary covers the past 150 years of international design, with entries on ceramics, furniture, graphics, industrial design, interiors and fashion.

Type: DICTIONARIES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Dictionary of Statistics  

Over 2,000 entries on all aspects of statistics including terms used in computing, mathematics, operational research, and probability, as well as biographical information on over 200 key figures in the field, and coverage of statistical journals and societies.

Type: DICTIONARIES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Diversity Studies Collection (Gale)  

With a focus on social science and history, this collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


EBM Reviews (OVID)  

Evidence Based Medicine Reviews provides access to current research and answers to clinical questions from professional sources.

Type: ARTICLES   INDEXES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


EBSCO  

Search all or selections of Ebsco databases.

Type: DATABASE PROVIDER  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Ebsco Academic eBook Collection  

A large collection of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter. Contains more than 94,400 titles.

Type: E-BOOKS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Ebsco Audiobook Collection (formerly NetLibrary)  

Subject areas covered include: Biography, Business, Classics, Politics, Language Studies, Study Aids, Science, Religion & Spirituality, Philosophy and more.

USAGE TIP: To download and listen to e-Audiobooks, you will prompted to create a free account. This account allows you to access the LLC's collection of e-Audiobooks online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Type: DATABASE   E-BOOKS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Ebsco eBook Collection (formerly NetLibrary)  

A collection of over 8,000 e-books to support George Brown College’s courses and programs. Includes: research books, dictionaries and encyclopedias and fiction titles.

Type: E-BOOKS   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Ecotextile News

Ecotextile News is the authority for news, comment and analysis on the world of sustainable textiles and clothing.

Log in using any of the following Usernames: GBClibrary1@georgebrown.ca GBClibrary2@georgebrown.ca GBClibrary3@georgebrown.ca GBClibrary4@georgebrown.ca GBClibrary5@georgebrown.ca GBClibrary6@georgebrown.ca GBClibrary7@georgebrown.ca GBClibrary8@georgebrown.ca GBClibrary9@georgebrown.ca Password: Gbc321

Type: ARTICLES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


E-CPS (now RxTx)  

Source for Canadian drug information, fully searchable by: brand, generic name, therapeutic class and manufacturer.

Type: E-BOOKS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Educator's Reference Complete  

A selection of more than 450 full-text academic journals and hundreds of full-text reports on topics such as: educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT   REPORTS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Elsevier Dental Hygiene Procedures Streamed Videos

Featuring video demonstrations of key dental hygiene skills, Elsevier’s Dental Hygiene Procedures Videos provide step-by-step instructions for many basic and advanced dental hygiene procedures.

Type: ONLINE VIDEOS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Elsevier Nursing Collection


A database of online videos including the Mosby Nursing Skills series and the Jarvis Physical examination and health assessment series. 

**Now compatible with Mac operating systems.

USAGE TIP: Only a limited number of users can use this database at the same time. If you receive an error message please try back again later. Thank you.

Type: ONLINE VIDEOS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Emerald Tourism and Hospitality Collection  

A collection of online journals on the topic of tourism and hospitality with a focus on contemporary management disciplines.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Encyclopedia Britannica  

Complete encyclopedia with comprehensive articles, plus biographies, timelines, images, videos, world atlas, country snapshots, statistics and an online dictionary.

Type: DICTIONARIES   ENCYCLOPEDIAS   STATISTICS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Encyclopedia of Business and Finance  

This encyclopedia covers five general areas: finance and banking; accounting; marketing; management; and information systems.

Type: ENCYCLOPEDIAS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered History in America  

A three-volume survey of more than 400 years of lesbian and gay history and culture in the United States, presented through over 500 alphabetically arranged entries.

Type: ENCYCLOPEDIAS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Encyclopedia of Management  

Includes essays on 350 topics written by academics and business professionals. Topics include: benchmarking, diversification strategy, non-traditional work arrangements, performance measurement, and supply chain management, among many others.

Type: ENCYCLOPEDIAS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Encyclopedia of Products & Industries  

Provides information on various aspects of a product, its manufacturers, suppliers, immediate and adjacent industries and markets.

Type: ENCYCLOPEDIAS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Encyclopedia of World Biography  

A multicultural encyclopedia with biographies of notable individuals from every part of the world.

Type: ENCYCLOPEDIAS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Entrepreneurial Studies Source (EBSCO)  
Provides insight on topics relevant to entrepreneurship and small businesses. Full text for business journals, magazines and reference books, as well as case studies and company profiles. 

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


ERIC (EBSCO)  

Index to magazines and journals in all areas of education from childhood to adulthood; also includes research reports in education.

Type: ARTICLES   INDEXES   REPORTS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Expanded Academic ASAP (Gale)  

Covers many subject areas, with full text articles from scholarly and peer-reviewed journals. Also includes magazines, newspapers, and reports.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Factiva

Trial until May 31st, 2019

A current international news database produced by Dow Jones, one of the leading global providers of economic and financial information, Factiva provides access to over 28,500 global news and information sources from 200 countries in 25 languages.

Type: ARTICLES   DATABASE   FULL TEXT   REPORTS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


FAITS: Faulkner Advisory for Information Technology Studies

Hundreds of industry reports and company profiles related to information technology worldwide. Search or browse by topic or report type.

Type: ARTICLES   REPORTS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Films on Demand  

Online videos on topics such as: Architecture, Business, Construction, Environment and Fine Arts. All titles available with closed captioning using Firefox browsers.

Usage Tip: Please click on the top right hand corner of the video screen to activate captions (a "CC" icon will appear).

Type: ONLINE VIDEOS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Films On Demand: Technical & Trade Education Video Collection

The hundreds of titles in this streamed video collection will help prepare students interested in vocational trades, including construction, cosmetology, communication, agriculture, applied engineering, and more.

Type: ONLINE VIDEOS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Financial Reporting in Canada under IFRS (FRICIFRS)  

Details changes to financial reporting in Canada with the application of International Financial Reporting Standards.

Type: E-BOOKS   STANDARDS & CODES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Fine Arts & Music Collection (Gale)  

Access to articles on the topis of art, architecture, music, theatre and film.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


GALE  

Search all or selections of Gale databases with access to various resources.

Type: DATABASE PROVIDER  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Gale Business Collection (formerly General Business File)  

Full-text journals, investment reports and directory listings on the topics of business, industry, management, economics, investment and company information.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Gale Interactive Human Anatomy
Human anatomy comes to life as you zoom, rotate, and explore interactive 3D models.

Type: ENCYCLOPEDIAS   IMAGES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Gale Virtual Reference Library (Gale)  

Access to encyclopedias, almanacs and specialized reference sources covering many subject areas.

Type: DICTIONARIES   E-BOOKS   ENCYCLOPEDIAS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Gender Studies Collection (Gale)  

Access to articles with coverage on such topics as gender studies, gay and lesbian rights, homophobia, health aspects and more.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


General Reference Center Gold (Gale)  

Access to a wide range of full-text titles, including magazines, encyclopedias, business journals, almanacs and news articles.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Grant Connect (formerly Canadian Directory to Foundations & Corporations)  

Access to funding and grant information from over 2,200 foundations and 140 Canadian corporations. Also includes application information.

Type: DIRECTORIES  
Access: ON CAMPUS ONLY @ George Brown College  


GreenFile (EBSCO)  

Access to academic journals and magazine articles focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


GREENR (Gale)  

Covers the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues including academic journals, news, case studies, legislation, conference proceedings, primary source documents, statistics, and multimedia.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT   STATISTICS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


GTA Construction Report  
Construction, architecture and engineering news and information for the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and southern Ontario including Barrie, Windsor, Hamilton, and other communities.
Issues from July 2017-present are available online (no GBC password required). Issues prior to July 2017 are available in print at the Casa Loma Campus Library.

Type: REPORTS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Handbook of International Financial Terms  

Reflecting the development of global financial markets, this is a valuable companion for advanced students of finance, accounting, and business.

Type: DICTIONARIES   HANDBOOKS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Health and Wellness Resource Center (Gale)  

Includes full-text journals, reference books, pamphlets, and magazines on nursing and medical topics.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Health Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCO)  

Includes consumer health books, the Lexi-PALS Drug Guide, medical dictionaries and encyclopedias and articles on medicine, nutrition, childcare and general health.

Type: ARTICLES   DICTIONARIES   E-BOOKS   ENCYCLOPEDIAS   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Health Source: Nursing / Academic Edition (EBSCO)  

Includes more than 560 scholarly full text journals focussing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


HomeSPEC

The HomeSPEC library contains approximately 38 master specification sections oriented to residential construction projects.

Type: DICTIONARIES  
Access: ON CAMPUS ONLY @ Casa Loma Library Learning Commons  


Hospitality & Tourism Complete (EBSCO)  

Scholarly research & industry news. Subject areas include: culinary arts, food & beverage management, hotel management, travel, market trends, technology and more.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection (Gale)  

Industry journals in the field of hospitality and tourism, including information on: cultural aspects of travel, economic aspects of tourism, and more.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Humanities International Index (EBSCO)  

Index of journals in the humanities on subjects including: archaeology, classical studies, art, performing arts, philosophy, history, music, linguistics, literature, and religion.

Type: INDEXES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


IBISWorld  

IBISWorld produces and publishes over 400 Canadian and 1,300 US Industry Reports at the 5-digit level of the NAICS code. IBISWorld research reports contain trends, statistics & analysis on market size, market share of major companies and industry growth rates.  Major market segments are identified and also those key external forces affecting supply and demand within the industry.  Performance analysis includes emerging industry trends as well as recent production performance.  All charts within a report can be exported to Excel and all graphs can be copied and pasted into any Word report.


 

Type: DATABASE   FULL TEXT   REPORTS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Industry Canada  

Within this Government of Canada website, you will find timely business and consumer information, including the current Consumer Price Index, information on starting a business and exploring new markets. You can also search trade and investment data by product or industry.

Type: DATABASE   INDEXES   REPORTS   STATISTICS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


InfoTrac Newsstand (Gale)  

Access to more than 1,100 major U.S. newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Insurance & Liability Collection (Gale)  

Access to journal articles on the topics of individual and corporate insurance, risk management, pension planning and investment.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


International Dictionary of Psychoanalysis  

Provides information on psychoanalytic terms, concepts and personalities.

Type: DICTIONARIES   ENCYCLOPEDIAS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


International Financial Reporting Standards

Access to International Financial Reporting Standards and International Accounting Standards and Interpretations.

Type: E-BOOKS   STANDARDS & CODES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Journals@OVID Full Text (OVID)  

Access to the Lippincott Premier Nursing Journals, a collection of 14 essential health information journals.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Kanopy Streamed Video Collection

Kanopy provides educational institutions access to one of the most unique collections of films in the world – including award-winning documentaries, training films and theatrical releases – on every topic imaginable.

*Note: Closed captioning for videos is best viewed in Chrome 

Type: ONLINE VIDEOS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


LexisNexis Academic (Now Nexis Uni) + Quicklaw  


Access to 5,600 news, business, legal, medical and reference sources. Now includes Quicklaw with access to Canadian Court cases, tribunals and arbitration decisions.


Type: ARTICLES   REPORTS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


LinkedIn Learning (Previously Lynda.com)

Video tutorials on Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and more.

Activate Your Account Here

*To Sign-in append @georgebrown.ca to your User ID e.g. a student with StuView User ID 123456789 would use 123456789@georgebrown.ca and your StuView password

Type: ONLINE VIDEOS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Lynda.com (Now LinkedIn Learning)

Video tutorials on Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and more.

Activate Your Account Here

*To Sign-in append @georgebrown.ca to your User ID e.g. a student with StuView User ID 123456789 would use 123456789@georgebrown.ca and your StuView password

Type: ONLINE VIDEOS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Masterformat 2010

This master list of numbers and titles is used in the construction industry to organize project manuals, detailed cost information, and relate drawing notations to specifications.

Type: STANDARDS & CODES  
Access: ON CAMPUS ONLY @ Casa Loma Library Learning Commons  


Medline (EBSCO)  

Bibliographic and abstract coverage of medical and health care literature.

Type: INDEXES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Medline (OVID)  

Bibliographic and abstract coverage of medical and health care literature.

Type: INDEXES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Mosby's Nursing Skills (+ Elsevier Nursing Collection)  


A database of online videos including the Mosby Nursing Skills series and the Jarvis Physical examination and health assessment series. 

**Mosby Nursing Skills series now updated with 2013 versions.

**Now compatible with Mac operating systems.

USAGE TIP: Only a limited number of users can use this database at the same time. If you receive an error message please try back again later. Thank you.

Type: ONLINE VIDEOS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


MyiLibrary

A large collection of e-books selected to support George Brown College’s courses and programs.

Type: E-BOOKS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


National Construction Codes  

This CD-ROM collection (1995, 2005) includes: the National Building Code, the National Plumbing Code, the National Farm Building Code, and the National Fire Code.

Type: STANDARDS & CODES  
Access: ON CAMPUS ONLY @ Casa Loma Library Learning Commons  


National Master Specification (NMS) 2010

The NMS contains approximately 750 master specifications which serves as an easy-to-use framework for writing construction project specifications.

Type: STANDARDS & CODES  
Access: ON CAMPUS ONLY @ Casa Loma Library Learning Commons  


Nexis Uni (Formerly LexisNexis Academic) + Quicklaw  


Access to 5,600 news, business, legal, medical and reference sources. Now includes Quicklaw with access to Canadian Court cases, tribunals and arbitration decisions.


Type: ARTICLES   REPORTS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Ontario Building Code 2006 (REG 350/06)  

Note: This Regulation is revoked on January 1, 2014. See: O. Reg. 332/12, Sentences 4.3.1.1.(1),4.4.1.1.(1)) for details on transition period.

Type: STANDARDS & CODES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Ontario Building Code 2012  

*If you are experiencing problems logging in, clear the cache on your browser


Online edition of the Ontario Building Code.


Note: Came into effect January 2014. Most of Ontario's revised Building Code takes effect Jan. 1, 2014. For more detail on the transition period, see section "Section 4.1. Transition Rule" at the end of the Code

 

Type: E-BOOKS   STANDARDS & CODES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


OVID  

Search all or selections of OVID databases. Includes EBM, Books@OVID, and Journals@OVID

Type: DATABASE PROVIDER  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Oxford Art Online  

Encyclopedia and image database covering visual arts and design from prehistory to the present (worldwide in scope but strongest in Western art).

Type: DICTIONARIES   ENCYCLOPEDIAS   IMAGES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Oxford Companion to the Photograph  

Compiled by an international team of over 140 contributors, this work contains both biographical entries and a wide range of technical information on photography

Type: DICTIONARIES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Oxford Concise Medical Dictionary
Written by a team of medical experts, this work covers all aspects of medical science and terminology.

Type: DICTIONARIES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Oxford Dictionary of Art  

A guide to the art of the Western world with definitions of terms and biographical entries of artists who worked in painting, printmaking, sculpture, drawing and modern media.

Type: DICTIONARIES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists  

With entries on America’s leading painters, sculptors, photographers and contemporary installation artists as well as notable American institutions, organizations, schools, techniques, styles and movements.

Type: DICTIONARIES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Oxford Dictionary of Dance  

This dictionary covers dancers, choreographers, teachers, composers, technical terms, major works, important films, and organizations involved in the dance world.

Type: DICTIONARIES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Oxford Reference Online  

Dictionaries, encyclopedias and other reference books online. A great resource for definitions, quick facts, quotations, maps, timelines and more.

Type: DICTIONARIES   E-BOOKS   ENCYCLOPEDIAS   MAPS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Passport GMID (Euromonitor)

This international database provides access to market reports that analyze consumer and service industries across 80 countries. Also includes company profiles. Industries covered include Apparel, Consumer Finance, Consumer Foodservice and Travel & Tourism.

 

Type: DATABASE   REPORTS   STATISTICS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


PEG - Professional Engagement Guide (Formerly CPEM - Canadian Professional Engagement Manual)  
Contains practical guidance on the key requirements and concepts in the professional standards and provides a comprehensive road map to performing effective and efficient audit, review and compilation engagements in Canada today.

Type: E-BOOKS   STANDARDS & CODES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


ProQuest

Search all or selections of ProQuest databases; very strong in Canadian content.

Type: DATABASE PROVIDER  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


ProQuest College Complete Collection  

A collection of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter. Contains more than 32,000 titles.

Type: E-BOOKS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Journals (ProQuest)  

Full text articles from over 280 journals, including: Nursing, Nursing Management, RN, Journal of Nursing Education, Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Researcher, and Nursing Diagnosis.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


PsycARTICLES (EBSCO)  

Full text articles in the field of psychology from over 75 academic and peer-reviewed journals.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Psychologists and Their Theories for Students  

In-depth coverage of major psychological theories and the people who developed them.

Type: ENCYCLOPEDIAS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Psychology Collection (Gale)  

Access to over 200 full-text journals on subjects such as: addiction, adolescence, learning, emotions, mental health and more.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Psychology eBooks (Gale)  

This e-book collection includes: Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice, Encyclopedia of Sociology, The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology, International Dictionary of Psychoanalysis, and Psychologists and Their Theories for Students.

Type: DICTIONARIES   E-BOOKS   ENCYCLOPEDIAS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Psychotherapy.net  

A collection of online videos on topics related to social work and psychology, including: psychotherapy, counseling and addiction treatment.

Type: ONLINE VIDEOS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Quicklaw (LexisNexis)    


Access to Canadian Court cases, tribunals and arbitration decisions. QuickLaw funded by a generous grant from the Law Foundation of Ontario.


**Check out our guide to finding Legal Information using LexisNexis below...

How to find Legal Information using LexisNexis [PDF]

Click here for text-only version of this guide [PDF]

Type: ARTICLES   DIRECTORIES   REPORTS   STANDARDS & CODES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Religion & Philosophy Collection (Gale)  

Access to magazines and academic journals covering religion and the related areas of philosophy, archaeology, and anthropology.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


RSMeans Costworks

RSMeans Costworks is a web based construction cost estimator. Costworks allows you to create, view and manage estimates for construction projects.

Type: STANDARDS & CODES  
Access: ON CAMPUS ONLY @ Casa Loma Library Learning Commons  


RxTx (formerly eCPS)  

Source for Canadian drug information, fully searchable by: brand, generic name, therapeutic class and manufacturer.

Type: E-BOOKS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Safari Tech and Business Books Online (ProQuest)  
Full text of current books about programming, desktop applications (e.g. PowerPoint, Excel), business, databases, graphics, hardware, human-computer interaction, multimedia, networking, operating systems, security and software engineering. Unlimited access.

Type: E-BOOKS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


SAGE Health Sciences Full text Collection  

Scholarly full text nursing journals with an emphasis on nursing research, with an emphasis on: public health, autism and gerontology.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Sage Premier  

Includes leading international peer-reviewed journals, including high-impact research titles published on behalf of over 245 scholarly and professional societies. Covers subject areas including business, humanities, social sciences, psychology, science & technology and medicine.

Type: ARTICLES   DATABASE   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Science in Context (Gale)

Covers varied scientific topics, people, places, and events, including full-text magazines, academic journals, experiments, news articles, images, videos, audio files and websites.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT   REFERENCE  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


ScienceDirect College Edition  

Full text, peer-reviewed journal articles in the fields of life sciences and physical sciences.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Scott’s Ontario Directories  

Search company information on 75,000 Ontario companies, by product type, industry classification number, company name, geographic and demographic characteristics. 

**Check out our guide to using Scott's Ontario Directories below...

 How to search for Companies using Scott’s Ontario Directory [PDF]

Click here for text-only version of this guide [PDF]

Usage Tip: To save, print or e-mail documents, select Output Manager, Profile Print.

Type: DIRECTORIES   REPORTS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Small Business Collection (Gale)  

Full text access to approximately 250 periodicals with small business content.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Small Business Reference Center (EBSCO)  

Providing the most up-to-date information on topics related to starting a company, operations management, sales, and growing or rescuing a business.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Sourcing Journal Online

Access to a wealth of global news, expert commentary and up to the minute analysis of sourcing issues in the apparel industry. This is a leading trade publication relied upon by leaders in the textile, soft goods, and apparel industries.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Statista

Statistical data and analysis of business, industry, product brands, market share, media, and social scientific topics, obtained from both private and public sector sources, and covering all regions of the world.


 

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT   REPORTS   STATISTICS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Statistics Canada  
Statistics Canada produces statistics on Canada's people, economy, and industries. It track trends and offers authoritative data on labour, demographics, cost of living, census data, industry, and much more!

Type: REPORTS   STATISTICS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Tax Suite Premium  

Access to research materials prepared by Ernst & Young, such as: the Complete Guide to Income Tax, Guide to Preparing Personal Tax Returns, Canadian Tax Principles, annotated legislation, Finance explanatory notes, tax treaties, forms, tax rates, etc.

Chartered Accountants of Canada (CICA) is pleased to provide students and professors with complimentary access to online tax research databases. Visit CICA’s store for more information on its Canadian tax research books, products, and services.

Type: GUIDELINES   REPORTS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Textures.com (Formerly CG Textures)
This database offers high-quality photographs of materials ("Textures") on its website for game developers, special effects artists, graphic designers and other professions.

Type: IMAGES  
Access: ON CAMPUS ONLY @ George Brown College  


Travel42 (formerly Weissmann Online)

Travel information with coverage of every country in the world. Information includes: geostats, what to wear, communication, dos and don’ts, weather and much more.

Access Note: Create an account using your student/staff GBC email account to access the contents of the database.

Type: ENCYCLOPEDIAS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


UNWTO Elibrary

The UNWTO Elibrary is an online service from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) with a broad coverage of tourism and related subject areas.

Type: ARTICLES   DATABASE   E-BOOKS   FULL TEXT   REPORTS   STATISTICS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Visual English Dictionary  

This illustrated dictionary is a helpful resource for exploring topics that are sometimes difficult to explain in words, such as geography, science, and medicine.

Type: DICTIONARIES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Vividata (formerly PMB)  

Information on Canadian market and consumer behaviour with profile data for over 3,500 products and services in the Product Data section.



Type: REPORTS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Vocations, Careers & Technical Education Collection (Gale)  

Content focuses on career training, with access to articles in general career guides, industry-specific journals and business journals.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Vogue Archive (ProQuest)

The Vogue Archive contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition) from 1892 to the present day, reproduced in high-resolution colour page images. More than 400,000 pages are included, constituting a treasure trove of the work from the greatest designers, photographers, stylists, and illustrators of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT   IMAGES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Weissmann Online (now Travel42)

Travel information with coverage of every country in the world. Information includes: geostats, what to wear, communication, dos and don’ts, weather and much more.

Access Note: Create an account using your student/staff GBC email account to access the contents of the database.

Type: ENCYCLOPEDIAS  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


WestLaw LawSource  

LawSource provides core Canadian legal information and houses an extensive collection of case law, legislation and leading editorial tools for legal research.

 


 

Type: DATABASE   FULL TEXT   REPORTS   STANDARDS & CODES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


WGSN


Information and resources on worldwide fashion industry news, trade shows and events. Also includes trend analysis and fashion reports.

To download reports in WGSN you will need to register your George Brown e-mail address. Click on Log-in to create your account.


 

Type: ARTICLES   IMAGES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


Wilson Applied Science & Technology Abstracts (EBSCO)  

Full text articles and audio files from over 590 periodicals in science and technology. Subjects include: building, manufacturing, computer and electrical technologies.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


WindowsWear Pro

This unique fashion database analyzes 43528 windows from 605 brands in 14 cities around the world. It tracks design inspirations, and colour, style and mannequin trends globally.

To access you will need  to create a free account. Click on the “Join Now”  link at the top. From this page Choose the “Get Started” link under Individual Free membership section.  You will need to provide your GBC e-mail address.

Type: DATABASE   IMAGES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


WWD Women's Wear Daily


Full text access to WWD, the leading fashion industry trade journal. Includes: daily updates, weekly issues and an archive of articles and images from the past twelve months.

**For OFF-CAMPUS access, please create a user account using your George Brown College email address here: https://uls.wwd.com/organization/signup/73  

To register for the WWD Digital Daily:

Create your user account by clicking this link: https://uls.wwd.com/organization/signup/73

Fill in the information for a user account and then click “Sign Up”

Users will receive an email verification request.  You must validate your email to complete the account creation process

It could take up to a week before you start to see the DD emails in your inbox. However you can use this link to access any Digital Daily: https://uls.wwd.com/ereader/login


 

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT   IMAGES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


WWD Women's Wear Daily Archive (ProQuest)  

The Women's Wear Daily Archive allows users to explore influences on the fashion and beauty industry. It contains the full run of past print issues and supplements and will be updated biannually with more recent issues. Users can explore every page of every issue since 1910, scanned cover to cover, including all advertisements and images, in high resolution and full colour, presented in page-image format with searchable text.

Type: ARTICLES   FULL TEXT   IMAGES  
Access: ON & OFF CAMPUS: GBC ID & password required for off-campus use  


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