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OneSearch is a great place to start your research. It searches our NEOS library catalogue, all our ebooks, and most of our article databases in one search!

Tip: Looking for journal articles? Try Articles & Databases tab to access the library's selection of articles, databases & more.

What is NEOS?

NEOS

NorQuest Library is a NEOS library. NEOS is a collective of 18 libraries. This means you can use your NorQuest ID/Library card to borrow resources directly from another NEOS library either in-person or using the request function in the library catalogue. Requested resources are delivered to NorQuest for convenient pick up.

Use the NEOS search when you want to look for a specific title in our library.

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Research Guides

If you haven't been directed to the LibGuides website, please click here.

Articles & Databases

Contains articles from magazines, journals, newspapers and electronic books. Many databases contain the complete text while others offer citations describing the article.

Use the provided filters below to find a database that best suits your needs.

Find It!

Use Publications Finder to search or browse an A-Z Journal List for NorQuest Library’s full- text online magazines or ebooks. Find It! Full Text Finder can be used to find a specific article when you know the journal it was published in.

 


Aboriginal peoples. Statistics Canada

Aboriginal peoples. Statistics Canada

Contains information on adult and child Aboriginal identity population for selected communities in Canada according to the 2001 Census.

Academic Film Archive of North America

Academic Film Archive of North America

Contains documents and promotes academic films in the Humanities and Sciences by providing an archive, resource, and forum for continuing scholarly advancement and public exhibition.

Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete

Accesses nearly 4,650 scholarly journals covering most areas of academic study. Updated on a daily basis. NorQuest College Library thanks the Government of Alberta for its generosity in funding the Lois Hole Campus Alberta Digital Library (LHCADL). Visit the LHCADL website for more info.

Academic Writer (available until Oct 31, 2019)

Academic Writer (available until Oct 31, 2019)

Designed to help users develop their writing and professional research skills, Academic Writer has learning and teaching tools, advanced writing and content management technology, and full integration of APA's Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association®.

All Ebsco Databases

All Ebsco Databases

Searches all Ebsco databases licensed by NorQuest. (Publication Search not available when using this cross-search.)

All Gale Databases

All Gale Databases

Gale's PowerSearch searches 3 databases: CPI.Q (Canadian Periodicals), Gale Virtual Reference Library, and World History in Context.

All ProQuest Databases

All ProQuest Databases

Searches Canadian Newstand, and Canadian Business and Current Affairs (CBCA) and the Ebrary ebook collection.

Alt HealthWatch

Alt HealthWatch

Alternative medicine database (full text).

American Indian Film Gallery

American Indian Film Gallery

The American Indian Film Gallery is an archival collection of ethnographic films organized by tribe.

ATLA Religion with ATLA Serials

ATLA Religion with ATLA Serials

Index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion. NorQuest College Library thanks the Government of Alberta for its generosity in funding the Lois Hole Campus Alberta Digital Library (LHCADL). Visit the LHCADL website for more info.

BioMed Central

BioMed Central

BioMed Central publishes 265 peer-reviewed open access journals spanning all areas of biology, biomedicine and medicine.

Business Source Complete

Business Source Complete

Business coverage including 2,000 peer-reviewed business publications and more than 1,150,000 company profiles. Updated daily. NorQuest College Library thanks the Government of Alberta for its generosity in funding the Lois Hole Campus Alberta Digital Library (LHCADL). Visit the LHCADL website for more info.

Canadian Encyclopedia

Canadian Encyclopedia

Canadian Encyclopedia is Canada's premier encyclopedia on Canadian history, issues, and geography.

Canadian Newsstream

Canadian Newsstream

Access to 348 newspapers from across Canada, including the Edmonton Journal (full text).

Canadian Reference Centre

Canadian Reference Centre

Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books and an image collection. Updated daily. Also contains the Canadian Oxford Dictionary.

Canadiana.ca

Canadiana.ca

Canadiana.ca is a coalition of memory institutions dedicated to providing broad access to Canada's documentary heritage. Contains following the online collections: Canadiana Online, Early Canadiana Online and Héritage.

CBC Curio

CBC Curio

Educational video content from CBC and Radio-Canada. Documentaries from television and radio, news reports, archival material, stock shots and more. Versions of Internet Explorer older than IE9 are not supported. Please note: we do not subscribe to the News in Brief channel.

CBCA Complete

CBCA Complete

Access to Canadian business magazines, journals and government publications. NorQuest College Library thanks the Government of Alberta for its generosity in funding the Lois Hole Campus Alberta Digital Library (LHCADL). Visit the LHCADL website for more info.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text

CINAHL Plus with Full Text

Nursing and allied health literature. Extensive coverage. NorQuest College Library thanks the Government of Alberta for its generosity in funding the Lois Hole Campus Alberta Digital Library (LHCADL). Visit the LHCADL website for more info.

Clinical Simulation in Nursing Journal

Clinical Simulation in Nursing Journal

Clinical Simulation in Nursing is the official journal of the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning (INACSL). It is international in scope and peer reviewed.

Cochrane Library

Cochrane Library

The Cochrane Library is a collection of health and medical databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), Cochrane Methodology Register (CMR), Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE), Health Technology Assessment Database (HTA), NHS Economic Evaluation Database (EED)

CPA Standards & Guidance Collection

CPA Standards & Guidance Collection

CPA Canada’s comprehensive reference source providing up-to-date information on accounting and assurance.

CPI-Q Canadian Periodical Index Quarterly

CPI-Q Canadian Periodical Index Quarterly

Canadian and international magazines, newspapers, scholarly journals and reference books [coverage 1980 - present].

Criterion on Demand

Criterion on Demand

A collection of online feature films from studios including 20th Century Fox, Paramount, Miramax, Dreamworks, Warner Bros. and Lionsgate. Microsoft Silverlight is required to view the films when using Internet Explorer or Safari browsers. Silverlight is not needed when using Chrome or Firefox browsers. Not available on tablets or mobile devices. Download the User guide (pdf) for more info.

Education Research Complete

Education Research Complete

Covers all areas of education including: early childhood to secondary education, higher education, multilingual education, health education, testing, administration, policy, funding, and related social issues.

ERIC

ERIC

Education Resource Information Center. Access to an extensive collection of educational literature and resources.

First Nations Periodical Index

First Nations Periodical Index

The First Nations Periodical Index contains citations from 20 Canadian First Nations journals, magazines, and community newspapers.

Frontier Life

Frontier Life

Frontier Life: Borderlands, Settlement and Colonial Encounters examines settlement, existence and interactions at the edge of the Anglophone world from 1650-1920. These digitised primary source documents cover the frontiers of North America, Africa and Australasia. Materials are from archives around the world including the Glenbow Museum and the Hudson's Bay Company Archives.

Gale Primary Sources

Gale Primary Sources

Provides access to millions of pages of content spanning many centuries and geographic regions. Users can explore a wide range of content including monographs, manuscripts, newspapers, photographs, maps, and more. Includes access to an extensive First Nations and Indigenous Peoples studies collection with rare and valuable primary sources.

Health Source Consumer Edition

Health Source Consumer Edition

Articles from journals on medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine, and general health. (Full-text)

Hoopla

Hoopla

Digital media service that provides access to audiobooks, ebooks and ecomics! Use your library barcode to register for the service and use it on your computer. Download the app app from your Apple or Google Play store to access Hoopla on your mobile device.

Interactive English 1

Interactive English 1

Interactive English - Volume 1 will help you learn English (ESL). Contains video stories and activities to teach reading, listening, vocabulary, and cultural literacy skills.

Interactive English 2

Interactive English 2

Interactive English - Volume 2 will help you learn English (ESL). The stories it contains are designed to develop reading, listening, vocabulary, and cultural literacy skills for ESL and literacy students from diverse cultural backgrounds.

IPortal - Indigenous Studies

IPortal - Indigenous Studies

The "vision of the Indigenous Studies Portal is to provide one place to look to find resources for Indigenous studies". The focus is on electronic resources: books, articles, theses, documents, photographs, archival resources, maps, etc.

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Before signing in create an account at LinkedIn Learning at http://www.linkedin.com/learning/activate

Literature Resource Center

Literature Resource Center

Up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on thousands of writers from all time periods and from around the world.

MasterFILE Premier

MasterFILE Premier

Covers subject areas of general interest. Includes full-text reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an image collection of photos, maps and flags. (Full-text)

Mosby's Nursing Video Skills. Advanced Skills

Mosby's Nursing Video Skills. Advanced Skills

Each procedure video also includes supporting material including an overview, equipment lists, preparation lists, follow-up care, documentation, and review questions.

Mosby's Nursing Video Skills. Basic Skills

Mosby's Nursing Video Skills. Basic Skills

Each procedure video also includes supporting material including an overview, equipment lists, preparation lists, follow-up care, documentation, and review questions.

Mosby's Nursing Video Skills. Intermediate Skills

Mosby's Nursing Video Skills. Intermediate Skills

Each procedure video also includes supporting material including an overview, equipment lists, preparation lists, follow-up care, documentation, and review questions.

NASA

NASA

A video gallery of films on all subjects related to space exploration and aeronautics made available by NASA.

Orca eBooks (Now available in Ebsco Ebooks)

Orca eBooks (Now available in Ebsco Ebooks)

Contains the Rapid Reads collection of ebooks. Rapid Reads are short novels and non-fiction books written for adult readers. Titles are downloadable.

PubMed Central

PubMed Central

PubMed Central (PMC) is a free archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine

Regional Business News

Regional Business News

Coverage of business journals, newspapers and newswires from cities and rural areas within the United States. Updated on a daily basis. (Full-text)

RxTx (includes CPS)

RxTx (includes CPS)

RxTx3 includes the following products: CPS: Compendium of Pharmaceuticals & Specialties; CTC 7: Compendium of Therapeutic Choices; CPMA: Compendium of Products For Minor Ailments; CTMA: Compendium of Therapeutics For Minor Ailments; Lexi Interact; Patient hand-outs; RxTx Mobile App

Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center

Contains science encyclopedias, reference books, magazines, and other sources in all scientific subjects. (Full-text)

Scientific & Medical ART Imagebase

Scientific & Medical ART Imagebase

The Scientific & Medical ART (SMART) Imagebase is a collection of 20,000+ high quality illustrations and animations depicting anatomy, physiology, surgery, diseases, conditions, trauma, embryology, histology, and other health science topics.

Shakespeare Collection

Shakespeare Collection

Includes the Arden Shakespeare editions of Shakespeare’s complete works, reviews, images, and adaptations and other works published during Shakespeare's time.

Stanford Health Video Library

Stanford Health Video Library

The Stanford Health Video Library programs feature prominent doctors presenting the latest health research.

Statistics Canada

Statistics Canada

Statistics Canada produces statistics that help Canadians better understand their country—its population, resources, economy, society and culture.

The Teaching Professor

The Teaching Professor

The Teaching Professor keeps readers informed of pedagogically sound techniques, new ideas, strategies that work, and pragmatic approaches for enhancing student learning and improving instructional effectiveness, regardless of teaching modality or academic discipline.

Therapeutic Recreation Journal

Therapeutic Recreation Journal

Individual online Therapeutic Recreation journal.

YouTube Education

YouTube Education

YouTube Education provides access to educational videos ranging from academic lectures to inspirational speeches.

Audio & Video

Multimedia available online.


Academic Film Archive of North America

Academic Film Archive of North America

Contains documents and promotes academic films in the Humanities and Sciences by providing an archive, resource, and forum for continuing scholarly advancement and public exhibition.

All Ebsco Databases

All Ebsco Databases

Searches all Ebsco databases licensed by NorQuest. (Publication Search not available when using this cross-search.)

American Indian Film Gallery

American Indian Film Gallery

The American Indian Film Gallery is an archival collection of ethnographic films organized by tribe.

Artstor

Artstor

Artstor contains more than two million images from leading museums, archives, and scholars that support teaching and research in nearly every topic imaginable, including Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Art History, Fashion & Costume, Literature, Religion, Theater, World History, and much more.

Atlas of Canada

Atlas of Canada

The Atlas of Canada, from Natural Resources Canada, includes outline, reference, interactive and thematic maps of the country.

Canadian Encyclopedia

Canadian Encyclopedia

Canadian Encyclopedia is Canada's premier encyclopedia on Canadian history, issues, and geography.

CBC Curio

CBC Curio

Educational video content from CBC and Radio-Canada. Documentaries from television and radio, news reports, archival material, stock shots and more. Versions of Internet Explorer older than IE9 are not supported. Please note: we do not subscribe to the News in Brief channel.

Criterion on Demand

Criterion on Demand

A collection of online feature films from studios including 20th Century Fox, Paramount, Miramax, Dreamworks, Warner Bros. and Lionsgate. Microsoft Silverlight is required to view the films when using Internet Explorer or Safari browsers. Silverlight is not needed when using Chrome or Firefox browsers. Not available on tablets or mobile devices. Download the User guide (pdf) for more info.

Films on Demand Master Academic Collection

Films on Demand Master Academic Collection

Educational videos covering a broad range of subject areas. Closed Captioning is available for some titles when viewed with the Windows Media player. The videos on this site are licensed for home use and classroom use at NorQuest.

Hoopla

Hoopla

Digital media service that provides access to audiobooks, ebooks and ecomics! Use your library barcode to register for the service and use it on your computer. Download the app app from your Apple or Google Play store to access Hoopla on your mobile device.

Interactive English 1

Interactive English 1

Interactive English - Volume 1 will help you learn English (ESL). Contains video stories and activities to teach reading, listening, vocabulary, and cultural literacy skills.

Interactive English 2

Interactive English 2

Interactive English - Volume 2 will help you learn English (ESL). The stories it contains are designed to develop reading, listening, vocabulary, and cultural literacy skills for ESL and literacy students from diverse cultural backgrounds.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy

Non-profit educational organization that provides free video tutorials on mathematics, history, healthcare, medicine, finance, physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, cosmology, American civics, art history, economics, music, and computer science.

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Before signing in create an account at LinkedIn Learning at http://www.linkedin.com/learning/activate

MasterFILE Premier

MasterFILE Premier

Covers subject areas of general interest. Includes full-text reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an image collection of photos, maps and flags. (Full-text)

McIntyre Media

McIntyre Media

This streaming services contains online videos on various topics including nursing, health, Indigenous Peoples, social issues, child care and English literature. Also included is the Taylor's Video Guide to Clinical Nursing Skills, Third Edition

Mosby's Nursing Video Skills. Advanced Skills

Mosby's Nursing Video Skills. Advanced Skills

Each procedure video also includes supporting material including an overview, equipment lists, preparation lists, follow-up care, documentation, and review questions.

Mosby's Nursing Video Skills. Basic Skills

Mosby's Nursing Video Skills. Basic Skills

Each procedure video also includes supporting material including an overview, equipment lists, preparation lists, follow-up care, documentation, and review questions.

Mosby's Nursing Video Skills. Intermediate Skills

Mosby's Nursing Video Skills. Intermediate Skills

Each procedure video also includes supporting material including an overview, equipment lists, preparation lists, follow-up care, documentation, and review questions.

NASA

NASA

A video gallery of films on all subjects related to space exploration and aeronautics made available by NASA.

National Film Board Campus

National Film Board Campus

Large collection of films, clips and trailers from the NFB collection. Described Video and Closed Captioning available.

Navigating the Interview

Navigating the Interview

This NorQuest College project created videos of 4 simulated job interviews demonstrating how diverse expectations and behaviors show up in a job interview with candidates from different cultural backgrounds.

Online Reference Centre - LearnAlberta.ca

Online Reference Centre - LearnAlberta.ca

Provides access to a wide range of K-12 resources including World Book Encyclopedia, Grolier Online, CBC News in Review, Culturegrams, and Science in Context. Some resources are only available for K-12 and require a password.

Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center

Contains science encyclopedias, reference books, magazines, and other sources in all scientific subjects. (Full-text)

Scientific & Medical ART Imagebase

Scientific & Medical ART Imagebase

The Scientific & Medical ART (SMART) Imagebase is a collection of 20,000+ high quality illustrations and animations depicting anatomy, physiology, surgery, diseases, conditions, trauma, embryology, histology, and other health science topics.

Stanford Health Video Library

Stanford Health Video Library

The Stanford Health Video Library programs feature prominent doctors presenting the latest health research.

TED

TED

ED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started as a conference in 1984, bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design.

YouTube Education

YouTube Education

YouTube Education provides access to educational videos ranging from academic lectures to inspirational speeches.

Tools

Additional tools to help you in your studies.


Academic Writer (available until Oct 31, 2019)

Academic Writer (available until Oct 31, 2019)

Designed to help users develop their writing and professional research skills, Academic Writer has learning and teaching tools, advanced writing and content management technology, and full integration of APA's Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association®.

Alberta Exam Bank

Alberta Exam Bank

Alberta ExamBank for students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 provides access to randomized practice exams. Contact Tutorial and Academic Coaching Services for login information.

Create 2Learn

Create 2Learn

Animation tools, apps and extensions selected by the 2Learn.ca Provincial Team

Google Scholar

Google Scholar

Add Norquest College Library to your Library Links in the Settings for Google Scholar to link to full text in NorQuest Library databases.

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Before signing in create an account at LinkedIn Learning at http://www.linkedin.com/learning/activate

Solaro

Solaro

Study guides and materials for academic upgrading courses

Library Tutorials

Our library tutorials have been designed so you can learn on your own, at your own pace, when it's convenient to you. 


Choosing Relevant Keywords

Choosing Relevant Keywords

This tutorial explains how to find keywords in your topic, and why they are important for finding relevant resources.

CINAHL Healthcare Articles

CINAHL Healthcare Articles

This tutorial demonstrates how to find the CINAHL database, and use it to retrieve scholarly articles in nursing and healthcare.

Conducting Research Using Library Resources

Conducting Research Using Library Resources

Use Boolean Operators to improve your search using library resources.

Creating a Research Question

Creating a Research Question

Learn how to create a research question by brainstorming your topic and drafting a question which is neither too broad nor too narrow.

Distance Learners Library Orientation

Distance Learners Library Orientation

Learn about the library services available to distance, regional and online students. This includes how to access online resources, and how to make an online appointment with a tutor or librarian.

eBooks 1: Finding and Viewing

eBooks 1: Finding and Viewing

eBooks are available online 24/7! Learn how to find and use these great convenient resources.

eBooks 2: Making an Ebook Central Account

eBooks 2: Making an Ebook Central Account

Proquest Ebook Central is the company which provides NorQuest Library with eBooks. Learn how to make an account in order to access advanced features such as downloading eBooks.

eBooks 3: Advanced Features

eBooks 3: Advanced Features

Learn how to print, bookmark, copy and cite (and more!) your eBooks using the advanced features in eBook Central.

Evaluating Information

Evaluating Information

Learn how to judge the authority, credibility, timeliness, and relevance of a source.

Evidence-Informed Research for Nursing

Evidence-Informed Research for Nursing

Learn about evidence-informed practice, and why it is important for healthcare decision-making. Learn how to find evidence-informed research sources.

Google Better

Google Better

Learn tips for using Google more efficiently.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar

Learn how to use Google Scholar to find reliable, scholarly resources on the web.

Health Information Sources for Pathophysiology

Health Information Sources for Pathophysiology

Find information on complications for various diseases and injuries using these recommended tools.

How to Log-In from Off Campus

How to Log-In from Off Campus

Instructions for how to log-in to OneSearch and your NEOS account from off campus locations.

How to Search Library Databases: Basics

How to Search Library Databases: Basics

This tutorial demonstrates the basics of a library database search, including how to access the database and how to add limiters to search results.

Intro to APA 1: Introduction

Intro to APA 1: Introduction

This first lesson in the APA Online Course contains an introduction to the concept of citation, avoiding plagiarism, and APA Style. You will be introduced to the NorQuest library’s simplified APA guide, and to the three parts of APA Style. At the end of this lesson, you will be able to: -Outline the purpose of citing sources in your own work -Identify the parts of citing a source in APA Style -Locate the online APA citation and format guide

Intro to APA 2: Reference Citations

Intro to APA 2: Reference Citations

This is the second lesson of the Intro to APA. This lesson is all about creating reference citations. You will learn about the parts of a reference citation, how to use the APA guide to help you create your references, and formatting the references list. At the end of this lesson, you will be able to: -List the elements that describe a reference source -Classify different reference source formats -Construct and APA reference citation using the correct format for the source type -Assemble a reference page list of citations

Intro to APA 3: In-text Citations

Intro to APA 3: In-text Citations

Welcome to the third part of the Intro to APA lessons. This lesson contains an introduction to the concept of in-text citation. You will be introduced to where your in-text citations should go and what information you need to include in them. Don't forget to check out the second part of these lessons on Reference Citations for how to create the matching citation for your reference list! At the end of this lesson, you will be able to: -Identify two types of in-text citation. -Distinguish between paraphrasing and direct quoting. -Illustrate the elements of an in-text citation for a paraphrase and a direct quote.

Intro to APA 4: Document Formatting & Proofreading

Intro to APA 4: Document Formatting & Proofreading

Welcome to the fourth part of the APA lesson series. This lesson introduces you to document formatting using APA Style, and to help reinforce your learning, there will be activities to proofread document formatting and citation errors. At the end of this lesson, you will be able to: -Format your essay into APA Style -Proofread document formatting errors -Proofread reference citations -Proofread in-text citations

Library Orientation

Library Orientation

An orientation to the services offered by the NorQuest College Library.

MLA 8 Citation Style

MLA 8 Citation Style

Learn the basics for citing using MLA format

OneSearch

OneSearch

This tutorial demonstrates how to find a books, articles, videos, and more using the library's search tool OneSearch.

Scholarly Peer-Reviewed Articles

Scholarly Peer-Reviewed Articles

This tutorial describes the characteristics of peer-reviewed articles, and how to easily find them in the library databases.

What are MLA & APA?

What are MLA & APA?

Find out what MLA & APA are, and what types of rules they use.

What is a Database?

What is a Database?

This video describes what databases are and why they are valuable resources for your research.

What is a Journal Article?

What is a Journal Article?

This tutorial discusses the features of journal articles.