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Financial Times

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UNB Libraries is pleased to announce the purchase of an online premium subscription to the Financial Times via FT.com!

Find current full-text articles from the Financial Times and the latest international business, finance, economic and political news, analysis, data, and tools, plus RSS feeds.

View a scanned image of today’s Financial Times.


Access is IP-authenticated. Coverage extends from November 28, 2005 until the current date. The database is updated daily (except Sunday).

To ensure access to the premium features of the FT website, faculty/students can sign up for an individual account using a valid UNB/STU email address. Users can also view the Financial Times on mobile devices by downloading the appropriate FT apps.


If you would like more information about the online premium subscription to the Financial Times, please contact Leanne Wells, Business Librarian at UNB Fredericton, (506-447-3075) or Linda Hansen, Business Librarian at UNB Saint John, (506-648-5700); for more resources relevant to studies in Business, please consult UNB Libraries’ Business Subject Guides.


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For help with using UNB Libraries’ resources, consult our online Research Help pages or contact the help desk of any library at UNB.

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Psyc Resources

Psychology-e-Resources

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PsycBOOKS is a comprehensive source of chapters from thousands of scholarly and professional books published by the APA and other distinguished publishers, indexed with controlled vocabulary from APA’s Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms.

In this e-resource, you can access the following:

  • approximately 55,000 chapters in PDF from over 3,500 books
  • nearly 2,600 classic books of landmark historical impact in psychology, dating from the 1600s
  • more than 1,500 authored entries from the APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology
  • digitized content from the Archives of the History of American Psychology (AHAP) collection

PsycTESTS, produced by the APA, provides access to tests that are relevant to psychologists and professionals in related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work. It is a unique database providing descriptive summaries, full text, and relevant citations on the development and assessment of tests and measures that can be used in research and teaching. Each record includes data on the scope of the test, test implementation, a high-level overview of the test’s development, and reliability and validity data (when available). International in scope, PsycTESTS provides access to an increasing number of tests in languages other than English. While focused on contemporary instances of test use, coverage dates from 1910 to the present.

Updated monthly, PsycTESTS includes Master test profiles and actual tests or test items for:

  • Unpublished tests
  • Tests developed by psychologists for which no source document has been located
  • Information about published tests available from commercial publishers

Content covers diverse subject areas and types of tests, including:

  • Developmental Measures
  • Scales for Beliefs, Relationships, or Expectancies
  • Aggression, Coping, or Functional Status Questionnaires
  • Racial and Ethnic Identity Scales
  • Resilience, Anger Response, or Substance Abuse Inventories
  • Physical Health Related Assessments
  • Personality Assessments
  • Educational Measures
  • Neuropsychological Assessments
  • Aptitude and Achievement Measures
  • Competency Measures
  • Occupational Measures
  • Intelligence Tests
  • Military Tests

If you would like more information about PsycBOOKS or PsycTESTS, please contact Linda Roulston, Psychology Librarian at UNB Fredericton, (506-451-6879) or Jackie Phinney, Psychology Librarian at UNB Saint John, (506-648-5693); for more resources relevant to studies in Psychology, please consult UNB Libraries’ Psychology Guides.


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For help with using UNB Libraries’ resources, consult our online Research Help pages or contact the help desk of any library at UNB. You can also Ask Us for help by email, by Instant Message, or by Text.

Key e-Resources for Psychology

Psychology e-Resources

Take a look…

PsycBOOKS is a comprehensive source of chapters from thousands of scholarly and professional books published by the APA and other distinguished publishers, indexed with controlled vocabulary from APA’s Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms.

In this e-resource, you can access the following:

  • approximately 55,000 chapters in PDF from over 3,500 books
  • nearly 2,600 classic books of landmark historical impact in psychology, dating from the 1600s
  • more than 1,500 authored entries from the APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology
  • digitized content from the Archives of the History of American Psychology (AHAP) collection

PsycTESTS, produced by the APA, provides access to tests that are relevant to psychologists and professionals in related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work. It is a unique database providing descriptive summaries, full text, and relevant citations on the development and assessment of tests and measures that can be used in research and teaching. Each record includes data on the scope of the test, test implementation, a high-level overview of the test’s development, and reliability and validity data (when available). International in scope, PsycTESTS provides access to an increasing number of tests in languages other than English. While focused on contemporary instances of test use, coverage dates from 1910 to the present.

Updated monthly, PsycTESTS includes Master test profiles and actual tests or test items for:

  • Unpublished tests
  • Tests developed by psychologists for which no source document has been located
  • Information about published tests available from commercial publishers

Content covers diverse subject areas and types of tests, including:

  • Developmental Measures
  • Scales for Beliefs, Relationships, or Expectancies
  • Aggression, Coping, or Functional Status Questionnaires
  • Racial and Ethnic Identity Scales
  • Resilience, Anger Response, or Substance Abuse Inventories
  • Physical Health Related Assessments
  • Personality Assessments
  • Educational Measures
  • Neuropsychological Assessments
  • Aptitude and Achievement Measures
  • Competency Measures
  • Occupational Measures
  • Intelligence Tests
  • Military Tests

If you would like more information about PsycBOOKS or PsycTESTS, please contact Linda Roulston, Psychology Librarian, (451-6879); for more resources relevant to studies in Psychology, please consult UNB Libraries’ Psychology Guides.

For help with any of UNB Libraries’ resources, contact the HIL Research Help Desk in person, by telephone (453-3546), by email, or by Ask Us.

Grant Connect

GrantConnect

Grant Connect (formerly Canadian Directory to Foundations & Corporations) is a bilingual database that provides detailed information on all Canadian grant-making foundations, hundreds of corporate community investment programs, as well as government funding programs and American foundations that will fund Canadian charities.

Features:

  • Updated daily with information from multiple data sources
  • Financial history of the funder
  • Giving history of the funder
  • Application guidelines, including deadlines, evaluation criteria, and application turnaround time

Four Ways to Search:

  1. Quick Look-up by name or charitable business number to find a specific funder
  2. Funder Search to identify which funders are most likely to support your organization or project
  3. Gift Explorer to look for organizations like yours that have received gifts or to find a funder that has made grants to organizations in your field
  4. People Seeker to look for a particular individual associated with a funder (e.g. an officer, board member, or staff person)

Learn more…

Register for 2 free webinars to learn how Grant Connect can help your organization achieve its fundraising goals:

  1. Grant Connect 101: An Introduction to Grant Connect designed for those who have little-to-no experience with Grant Connect or similar tools. Topics include the following:
    • Understanding Prospects: An overview of the funding available to Canadian charities
    • Grantseeking Basics: A look at best practises in grant solicitation
    • Effective Searching: How to find great prospects using our Grant Connect Funder Search
    • Managing Prospects: Perform successful funder management with the MyPipeline report
  2. Grant Connect 201: Advanced Learning Session designed for more experienced users who are comfortable using the basic features of Grant Connect or a similar tool. Topics include the following:
    • Our Methodology: An interesting look at the data that drives Grant Connect
    • Advanced Searching: Learn to maximize your results in all four Grant Connect searches
    • Evaluating Prospects: How to distinguish between decent prospects and great ones
    • Networking with Grant Connect: Using the power of LinkedIN to uncover connections

ImagineCanada

Imagine Canada is a national charity whose mission is to advance knowledge and relationships to foster effective and sustainable charitable and non-profit organizations. Grant Connect is Imagine Canada’s social enterprise, driven by social good above profit, with decades of success in the Canadian charitable sector.


If you would like more information about Grant Connect or any of UNB Libraries’ resources, contact the HIL Research Help Desk in person, by telephone (453-3546), by email, or by Ask Us.

New e-Resources for Psychology

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Take a look…

PsycBOOKS is a comprehensive source of chapters from thousands of scholarly and professional books published by the APA and other distinguished publishers, indexed with controlled vocabulary from APA’s Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms.

In this e-resource, you can access the following:

  • approximately 55,000 chapters in PDF from over 3,500 books
  • nearly 2,600 classic books of landmark historical impact in psychology, dating from the 1600s
  • more than 1,500 authored entries from the APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology
  • digitized content from the Archives of the History of American Psychology (AHAP) collection

PsycTESTS, produced by the APA, provides access to tests that are relevant to psychologists and professionals in related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work. It is a unique database providing descriptive summaries, full text, and relevant citations on the development and assessment of tests and measures that can be used in research and teaching. Each record includes data on the scope of the test, test implementation, a high-level overview of the test’s development, and reliability and validity data (when available). International in scope, PsycTESTS provides access to an increasing number of tests in languages other than English. While focused on contemporary instances of test use, coverage dates from 1910 to the present.

Updated monthly, PsycTESTS includes Master test profiles and actual tests or test items for:

  • Unpublished tests
  • Tests developed by psychologists for which no source document has been located
  • Information about published tests available from commercial publishers

Content covers diverse subject areas and types of tests, including:

  • Developmental Measures
  • Scales for Beliefs, Relationships, or Expectancies
  • Aggression, Coping, or Functional Status Questionnaires
  • Racial and Ethnic Identity Scales
  • Resilience, Anger Response, or Substance Abuse Inventories
  • Physical Health Related Assessments
  • Personality Assessments
  • Educational Measures
  • Neuropsychological Assessments
  • Aptitude and Achievement Measures
  • Competency Measures
  • Occupational Measures
  • Intelligence Tests
  • Military Tests

If you would like more information about PsycBOOKS or PsycTESTS, please contact Linda Roulston, Psychology Librarian, (451-6879); for more resources relevant to studies in Psychology, please consult UNB Libraries’ Psychology Guides.

For help with any of UNB Libraries’ resources, contact the HIL Research Help Desk in person, by telephone (453-3546), by email, or by Ask Us.

Music Online

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Music Online is a comprehensive and high quality streaming audio collection that supports the teaching and research of music.


Some highlights:

  • streaming access to over 765,000 tracks, including over 45,000 unique recordings
  • new recordings are added monthly
  • unlimited simultaneous users

Listening databases include:

  • American Song
  • Classical Music Library
  • Contemporary World Music
  • Jazz Music Library
  • Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries

For more information about Music Online, please contact James MacKenzie, Music Librarian, (458-7058); for more resources, please consult UNB Libraries’ Guide to Music.

For help with any of UNB Libraries’ resources, contact the HIL Research Help Desk in person, by telephone (453-3546), by email, or by Ask Us.

Nursing e-resources

Image of a nursing studentCheck out 3 new databases!

CINAHL® with Full Text
(Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature)
provides access to the fulltext of articles for more than 610 nursing & allied health journals back to 1981 and indexes more than 3,000 journals. Offering complete coverage of English-language nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses’ Association, CINAHL covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative and complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. In addition, this database offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters. Searchable cited references for more than 1,290 journals are also included.

CultureVision™ is a comprehensive searchable database providing information on over 50 different ethnic, cultural, religious, and ability groups on such topics as communication, family patterns, nutrition, treatment protocols, and mental health issues. CultureVision™ is the first comprehensive, user-friendly database that gives healthcare professionals access to culturally competent patient care.

Natural Standard was founded by healthcare providers and researchers to provide high-quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies, including nutritional supplements. Contributors from more than 50 academic institutions systematically gather scientific data, expert opinions, and use validated rating scales to evaluate the quality of available evidence.

For more information about CINAHL® with Full Text, CultureVision™, or Natural Standard, please contact Frances Giberson, Nursing Librarian, (453-4602); for more resources relevant to studies in nursing, please consult UNB Libraries’ Nursing Guides.

For help with any of UNB Libraries’ resources, contact the HIL Research Help Desk in person, by telephone (453-3546), by email, or by Ask Us.

MERGENT Online

Mergent Online
A NEW research database in UNB Libraries’ collection, MERGENT Online provides access to the most detailed financial data available for over 25,000 public U.S. and global companies.

 

  • Searching by company name or ticker symbol enables our university community to seamlessly access reports, including company histories, executives, ownership, key financials, equity pricing, reports, filings, news, competitors, plus a customized Report Builder.
  • Company financial reports for up to 15 years can be downloaded via Excel spreadsheet software.
  • MERGENT also offers access to real-time government company filings via the SEC (U.S.) and SEDAR (Canada).
  • Additional attributes include a Global Private Company database for over 20 million private companies, reports (industry or equity), economic indicators, and country profiles.

For more information about MERGENT Online, please contact Leanne Wells, Business Librarian, (447-3075); for more resources relevant to studies in Business, please consult UNB Libraries’ Business Administration Guides.

For help with any of UNB Libraries’ resources, contact the HIL Research Help Desk in person, by telephone (453-3546), by email, or by Ask Us.

SocINDEX with Full Text

SOCIndex with Full Text

A NEW research database in UNB Libraries’ collection, SocINDEX with Full Text offers comprehensive coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study. These include abortion, criminology & criminal justice, demography, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, marriage & family, political sociology, religion, rural & urban sociology, social development, social psychology, social structure, social work, socio-cultural anthropology, sociological history, sociological research, sociological theory, substance abuse & other addictions, violence and many others.

SocINDEX provides access to:

  • 890 full-text journals dating back to 1908
  • 850 full-text books
  • 16,800 conference papers
  • abstracts for more than 1,300 core journals dating back to 1985

View a list of fulltext journal included in SocINDEX that includes coverage dates.

For more information about SocINDEX with Full Text, please contact Barry Cull, Sociology Librarian, (458-7057); for more resources relevant to studies in Sociology, please consult UNB Libraries’ Sociology Guides.

For help with any of UNB Libraries’ resources, visit or call the HIL Research Help Desk (453-3546), email, or Ask Us.

Reference Universe

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Reference Universe is a unique database that provides searchable access to UNB Libraries’ collection of reference materials, both online and on the shelf.
Reference Universe searches through the tables of contents and the indexes from over 20,000 dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, almanacs, and other reference materials, and connects you to relevant articles through:

  • Links to Quest (the library catalogue)
  • Links to full-text online reference entries

Search Reference Universe:

By default, only materials available at UNB Libraries are included in your search results. To search beyond UNB Libraries, be sure to select “Non-Local Holdings Only.” Your search results will include both online and print materials.

Online…
You can easily identify online materials by noting the “e-source” symbol. In the example above, click on “Link to 1 Article Title,” then click on the “e-link” for the article you wish to view.
On the shelf…
Click on the title to connect to UNB Libraries’ Quest catalogue in order to find out exactly where the book is located.
Reference Universe also returns a list of article titles and/or index entries related to your search. Click “View Article Title” or “View Index Entries.”

Check out more Reference Materials in UNB Libraries’ collection!

For more help, visit or call the HIL Research Help Desk (453-3546), email, or Ask Us.