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A large database of online science journals provided by Stanford University: free access to 55 free titles and 283 titles offering back issues – some 2,138,771 free full-text articles! Primarily in the medical and biological sciences fields, as well as physical and social sciences.
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The Historical Photographs Database contains a selection of several thousand images of Vancouver and British Columbia from the 1880's-1980's.
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Covers U.S. and World history concentrating on 17th century to present. Offers full-text access to articles from hundreds of magazines and journals, the complete text of key history books and encyclopedias, biographies of historical figures, historical documents, images of photos and maps, as well as video footage covering the 20th century.
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