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GLOBAL STUDIES 709 - Zhou Winter 2022

Finding Articles

Useful Databases

The library subscribes to over 500 databases on multiple platforms. Select a relevant database to search. 

Subject-specific databases 

Discipline-specific databases 

Multi-disciplinary databases 

Canadian databases 

E-Journals (McMaster’s online journals) 

  • Search by journal title to determine full-text holdings e.g. Critical Social Policy  

Government resources 

  • Ontario Open Government 

  • Canada Open Government 

Google Scholar 

  • Searches grey literature e.g. reports, working papers, government documents  and other materials produced by organizations outside of traditional commercial or academic publishing  

  • Use “Advanced search” to combine words and phrases 

  • Use “Settings” to create links to “get it @ Mac”  

Data and statistics 

Statistics Canada 

  • See A Guide to Data and Statistical Sources from Statistics Canada LibGuide 


Gale Primary Resources 
Users can explore a wide range of content including monographs, manuscripts, newspapers, photographs, maps, and more. Your library may have access to extensive archives such as Eighteenth Century Collections Online; newspaper archives such as British Library Newspapers; subject-based archives such as Indigenous Peoples of North America and Archives of Sexuality and Gender. 

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