Research databases

Some resources are restricted to RCMP and Canadian Police College students and faculty. Access to licensed content must respect our Conditions of use for electronic resources.

Business Source Complete (EBSCOhost)
Business Source Complete is the industry's most used business research database, providing full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. This database is updated daily on EBSCOhost.

Canadian Incident Database
The Canadian Incident Database features information on terrorism and extremist crime incidents with a Canadian connection.

Canadian Major Dailies - Newspapers (ProQuest)
Current and historical full text or citations of over 20 Canadian newspapers including: Calgary Herald, Halifax Chronicle-Herald, Edmonton Journal, Financial Post, Charlottetown Guardian, Calgary Herald, Globe and Mail, Kingston Whig-Standard, Regina Leader Post, Montreal Gazette, National Post, Ottawa Citizen, Vancouver Province, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Sudbury Star, St-John's Telegram, Saint-John Telegraph Journal, Victoria Times-Colonist, Toronto Star, Vancouver Sun, Windsor Star, Winnipeg Free Press, etc.

CCOHS - Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) provides access to English-language data sheets on chemical products. French-language data sheets are available in the FTSS database.

CCOHS - Canadian enviroOHS Legislation plus Standards
The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) provides access to a current comprehensive compilation of Canadian health, safety and environmental legislation along with critical guidelines and codes of practice from all jurisdictions.
On (U.S. Office of Justice Programs) you will find research on criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services.  Program effectiveness is reviewed and rated by expert reviewers.

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text (EBSCOhost)
Covering essential topics in criminal justice and criminology throughout the world, this resource provides abstracts and full text of important publications including books and articles from magazines and journals.

Emerald Fulltext
Full text of academic and scholarly journals published by MCB University Press covering leadership, information management, marketing, human resource management, and training. Among the journals are: Journal of Knowledge Management, Journal of Organizational Change Management, Policing: an International Journal of Police Strategies & Management.

ERIC (Education Resources Information Center)
The world's largest source of education information, with summaries of documents and journal articles on education research and practice.

Full text access to Quebec French-language academic journals, mainly in the humanities and social sciences. Among the journals is Criminologie from Les Presses de l'Université de Montréal.

FORENSICnetBASE/LawENFORCEMENTnetBASE E-Book Collection makes available online the full text of English-language books on forensic science, criminal justice, and criminal law published by CRC Press.

Index of Policing Initiatives (Public Safety Canada)
The Index of Policing Initiatives is the first searchable database of its kind and contains innovative initiatives submitted by police services and governments from across Canada.

International Security & Counter Terrorism Reference Center (EBSCOhost)
This database offers information on virtually every dimension of security & counter-terrorism and is designed to inform the analysis process, as well as enhance the general understanding of security and terrorism-related issues. ISCTRC provides a comprehensive Open Source Intelligence Resource for analysts, risk management professionals, and students. Content includes full text journals and periodicals, selected articles, news feeds, reports, summaries, books, FAQs, and proprietary Background Information Summaries that pertain to terrorism and security.

ITECHnetBASE E-Book Collection
This eBook collection contains authoritative resources for the study, design, development, implementation, support, and management of computer-based information systems. Includes resources on digital forensics and cybercrime.

Jane's Intelligence Review
Jane's Intelligence Review is dedicated to identifying transnational security risks with first-hand reports from correspondents across the world. These are combined with analysis from technical and subject experts to give you advance warning of changes in risk.

Jane's Terrorism and Insurgency Centre
JTIC brings you the latest terrorism news, country briefings, group profiles, detailed reference and an interactive terrorist events database, giving you a reliable and extensive collection of open source terrorism-related intelligence.

NCJRS Abstracts (National Criminal Justice Reference Service)
Offers two primary databases, one listing summaries of chapters of books or articles found in a large number of police and criminal justice periodicals, the other containing full text reports published by NCJRS, the U.S. Department of Justice, the Office of Justice Programs, and the Office of National Drug Control Policy.

Policing and Community Safety Research (Public Safety Canada)
The Policing and Community Safety Research webpage features the Canadian Policing Research Catalogue, the first central repository to access policing research in Canada.

Psychology Journals (ProQuest)
Coverage ranges from behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial and social psychology, along with personality, psychobiology and psychometrics.

PsychARTICLES (Full-text unavailable – citations only)
Includes references to articles and chapters of books from the American Psychological Association. You may purchase the full text of the references from the Association.

PubMed (Full-text unavailable – citations only)
PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles. is the platform for journals in the humanities and social sciences, open to quality periodicals looking to publish full-text articles online. It is run by the Centre for Open Electronic Publishing (Cléo).

SAGE Criminology Collection
Full-text criminology journals covering Criminal Justice, Juvenile Delinquency, Juvenile Justice, Corrections, Penology, Policing, Forensic Psychology, and Family & Domestic Violence.

Providing researchers with access to scientific and forensic documents from journals, books, series, protocols and reference works. Uncheck "Include Preview-Only content" to limit search to full-text resources.

STRATFOR Global Intelligence
Strategic forecasting service providing up-to-date geopolitical analysis and assessments including expert forecasts focused on worldwide security, terrorism, political, and economic issues.

Taylor & Francis Online
Taylor & Francis Online collaborates with researchers, scholarly societies, universities and libraries worldwide. Journals content spans all areas of Humanities, Social Sciences, Science and Technology.  Choose "Only content I have full access to" in order to find full text articles.

TOXNET (Toxicology Data Network)
A cluster of databases on toxicology and environmental health.

(The) World Factbook (CIA)

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