eResources for Alumni

Licensed (Registered Alumni Only)

Academic Search Alumni Edition

Full-text access to nearly 2400 journals (of which approx. 2000 are peer reviewed). More than 16000 journal and magazine articles are searchable and have abstracts. Subjects covered include: Biology / Chemistry / Engineering / Law / Music / Physics / Psychology / Religion & Theology

Business Source Alumni Edition

Provides access to nearly 1,320 full-text business magazines and journals - of which 641 are peer-reviewed. Covers nearly every area of business including: marketing, accounting, management, finance, economics and more.

19th Century Masterfile

This is a vast collection of indexes of 19th century literature - an important resource for historical research pre-1930 - that brings together over 70 subject indexes to: periodicals, books, newspapers, US and UK government documents and US patents, image archives, and more.

Adam Matthew publications

Includes unique primary source collections which span the social sciences and humanities and cover a multitude of topics ranging from Medieval manuscripts and Victorian moving images to ephemera from the 1960s and confidential government documents.

Annual Reviews (journals only)

Offers comprehensive, timely collections of critical reviews written by leading scientists. Annual Reviews volumes are published each year for 46 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences including Economics.

CAIRN (French language)

Offre l'accès à une importante collection de périodiques de langue française en sciences humaines et sociales. Offers access to a comprehensive collection of French language periodicals in the social sciences and humanities disciplines.


Includes Early Canadiana Online which offers full-text historical content about Canada, including books, magazines and government documents and Discovery Portal to search the digital collections of libraries, archives and museums from across Canada.

Erudit (French language)

Comprend un large éventail de disciplines des sciences humaines et sociales, ainsi que des sciences naturelles.

Informa Healthcare

Offers more than 180 journals in the pharmaceutical science, allied health, clinical medicine, and life science areas.

Intelex Past Masters

Encompasses the largest collection of primary source full-text electronic editions in philosophy in the world. The series includes significant collections in the history of political thought and theory, religious studies, education, German studies, sociology, the history and philosophy of science, economics, and classics. Contents include published and unpublished works, articles, essays, reviews, and correspondence.

NRC Research Press

Features journals from Canadian Scientific Publishing covering a broad range of scientific disciplines.

Project Muse (journals)

Provides full text access to journals in literary theory, classics, history and cultural studies, philosophy, film, theatre and performing arts, political science, and mathematics.

SAGE Knowledge

Provides full text access to books, reference works and videos in a wide range of academic disciplines.

SAGE Journals

Provides full text access to journals in these disciplines: Health Sciences/Life & Biomedical Sciences/Materials Science and Engineering/Social Sciences & Humanities.

SAGE Research Methods

Supports research at all levels by providing material to guide users through every step of the research process. Content includes over 1000 books, reference works, journal articles, cases, datasets, and instructional videos.

World Shakespeare Bibliography

Indexes and provides annotations for material of all sorts related to Shakespeare, including books, articles, productions, reviews, audiovisual material, electronic media. Provides international coverage, and includes popular as well as scholarly material.

Unlicensed (Open Access)

See the U of A Library Open Access Publishing research guide for more information and links to freely available eResources including scholarly journal articles.

Library Services

Featured Digitized Collections

The University of Alberta Libraries are committed to furthering knowledge through digitization, digital preservation and digital repositories for research and historical content.

For more see: Digital Initiatives


University of Alberta Newspapers


Peel's Prairie Provinces Postcards Collection


Sam Steele: The Journey of a Canadian Hero

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