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Center for Research Libraries e-collections

International collections of newspapers, journals, government and legal documents, pamphlets, technical reports and other primary source materials.

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination

Publication coverage: 1994 - 2015

The Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE) and the NHS Economic Evaluation Database (NHS EED) provide access to: Over 35,000 quality assessed systematic reviews of health and social care interventions; Summaries of all Cochrane systematic reviews and protocols up to March 2015; Over 17,000 economic evaluations of health and social care interventions. The HTA database will continue to be maintained for the foreseeable future at CRD and currently provides access to over 15,000 summaries of completed and ongoing health technology assessments.


Publication coverage: 2017-present (updated daily)

ChemRxiv is an open access database containing unpublished preprints in chemistry and related areas. It was established in 2017 by the American Chemical Society in collaboration with several partners including the Royal Society of Chemistry and German Chemical Society.


ChemSpider is a free chemical information database providing access to data for 58 million chemical substances obtained from hundreds of data sources.

Chicago Defender

Publication coverage: 1910-1975

Chicago Manual of Style Online

Provides guidance on citing sources, reference formats, grammar and usage, and manuscript production.

Chicago Tribune

Publication coverage: 1849-1989

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database

The Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) is a powerful resource for finding children’s literature on a topic. If you are in need of a booklist on any K-12 topic you can search by topic, age, grade, and limit by many other categories, including country of publication. The database does not include the full text of books but the list-making capacity searches over 3 million titles, including Canadian content. More than 850 Children’s & YA book awards are tracked here, including Ontario’s Forest of Reading awards. Teachers and anyone working with children and teens will find this database useful for finding the right books for your readers.

China : Culture and Society

Publication coverage: 1750 to 1929

China: Culture and Society is a collection of pamphlets digitized from the Charles W. Wason Collection on East Asia at Cornell University.

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