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Delve into the earliest voyages of Vasco da Gama, the opening of trade with the Spice Islands, the colonization of the Americas and Australasia, the search for the Northwest and Northeast Passages, and finally the race for the Poles with this robust primary source collection. Featuring rare manuscript and early printed material, highly illustrated maps and documents, diaries and ships' logs from some of the most well-known voyages in history, this collection provides access to key events in the history of European maritime exploration from c.1420-1920.
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Gender: Identity and Social Change includes primary sources for the study of gender history, women’s suffrage, the feminist movement and the men’s movement. Other key areas represented in the material include: employment and labour, education, government and legislation, the body, domesticity and the family. Explore records from men’s and women’s organisations and pressure groups, detailing twentieth-century lobbying and activism on a wide array of issues to reveal developing gender relations and prevalent challenges.
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A full-text online legal library which contains UK, Irish, EU and international case law, legislation and parliamentary information. The Library has access to the following: Justine, JustCite, UK Statutes, UK Statutory Instruments, The England and Wales Judgements, The State Trials, and Session Case Archives.
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The Review of Natural Products provides detailed information about natural products, including their botany, history, chemistry, pharmacology, medicinal uses, toxicology, and patient information. It also includes significantly documented drug interactions. Provides up-to-date, objective assessment of the latest medical and scientific studies on natural products, including medically active foods (nutraceuticals).
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A fully-searchable e-reference book library of current IT books. These books include certification prep materials, code snippets, practice exercises, training videos, and more. Core content is provided from Pearson Education and O'Reilly Media Inc., two of the world's largest technology publishers, though titles from over 100 publishers are available.

Access Note: Patrons will need to use a valid academic email address (usask.ca) to login, to which address a confirmation email to complete setup will prompt a password creation. An account allows access to the QUEUE app for off-line viewing.
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During World War Two and its aftermath, journalism played a vital role in keeping servicemen informed and connected, wherever they happened to be stationed across the world. Service newspapers acted as the mouthpiece of the troops. To scholars of today, these newspapers, so rich in social and cultural history, offer a unique perspective on the local and global experience of the war, and will enable the research of key historical events through the medium of contemporary publications.
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