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Resources for Douglas College faculty as they move to online instruction.

Articles & Databases

The library has numerous databases that are used to find online articles in journals, magazines and newspapers. A full list of our databases can be found here:

Appropriate databases for specific subjects can be found in the Databases by Subject page or in our Subject Guides.


Some of our most popular and heavily used databases are listed in the following table:

Database name



Academic Search Complete All subjects

Academic Search Compete is a multi-disciplinary full text database with more than 8600 full text periodicals, including more than 7500 peer-reviewed journals.

Business Source Ultimate

Business, marketing, management, accounting, finance, and economics

Business Source Ultimate contains full text journals in all disciplines of business. It provides full text of more than 3500 business periodicals and has full text non-journal content including financial data, case studies, industry and market research reports, country reports, company profiles, and SWOT analyses.

Canadian Newsstream News and current events

Full text access to British Columbia and Canadian newspapers, including regional papers, major daily city papers, the National Post, and the Globe and Mail.

PsycINFO Psychology

PsycINFO covers psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology,education, pharmacology, and physiology. 

CBCA Complete

Current events, business, science, the arts and academic information as produced in Canada

CBCA Complete combines full text and indexed content from all four CBCA database subsets: Business, Current Events, Education, and Reference. Emphasis on Canadian content.


Humanities, Social Sciences, and Sciences

JSTOR is a collection of scholarly journals that mainly focus on the arts, humanities, and social sciences.