Online Databases, Articles & Ebooks

  1. Academic Search Complete
    Articles on a wide range of subjects including sciences, technology, health, humanities and current events. Full-text content.

  2. Agricola
    Indexes forestry, agricultural and environmental journal articles and reports. Created by the US National Agricultural Library.

  3. Airbus Helicopters T.I.P.I.
    Service Bulletins and other information

  4. Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)
    The Aircraft Electronics Association provides access to hundreds of technical publications from major equipment manufacturers. Choose Technical Publications from the Member Services Tab.

  5. ALLDATA collision S3500 (No off Campus access. Access limited to Motive Power & Library.)
    Covers more than 33,000 engine- specific vehicles from year 2000 to the present. ALLDATA Collision includes OE procedures such as sectioning and structural repairs, handling of new materials, and panel removal and replacement.

  6. ALLDATA repair (No off campus access. Access limited to Mortive Power & Library)
    Up-to-date OE-direct diagnosis, repair, and maintenance information. Covers more than 33,000 engine-specific vehicles. Repair procedures, diagrams and TSBs are specific to each vehicle for fast, factory-correct repairs.

  7. American Botantical Council
    Provides herbal medicine information from a variety of sources. Full-text content. Funded by the BCIT Tech Centre.

  8. Anatomy & Physiology Online (OVID) (Use IE, Firefox, or Safari when accessing this product.)
    Includes 19 comprehensive modules on the human body encompassing Primal's award winning 3D anatomy and new integrated physiology content

  9. Anatomy TV powered by Primal Pictures (OVID) (Use IE, Firefox, or Safari when accessing this product.)
    Online anatomy reference featuring more than 6,500 highly accurate, three-dimensional anatomy models. Modules focus on individual organs, regions of the body, or anatomical systems.

  10. Applied Science & Technology Index
    Contains citations for nearly 800 core English-language, scientific and technical publications back to 1983.

  11. Applied Science and Technology Source
    Searchable database providing content from leading trade and industrial journals, professional and technical society journals, specialized subject periodicals, buyers' guides, directories, conference proceedings and more.

  12. ARN Fact Book
    A resource for revenue data on airports in North America.

  13. Art Index
    Indexing of over 600 periodicals, more than 13,000 art dissertations, and almost 200,000 art reproductions, providing examples of styles and art movements, including works by emerging artists.

  14. Art Source
    Covers a broad range of related subjects, from fine, decorative and commercial art, to various areas of architecture and architectural design. Features full-text articles as well as detailed indexing and abstracts for journals, books, and podcasts.

  15. ASCE Journals
    Technical information for civil engineering.

  16. ASM Handbooks (e-books)
    Professional Society for Materials Engineers ASM Handbooks includes detailed information about metals and their properties, metalworking processes and composites. Full-text

  17. ASTM Compass
    ASTM Book of Standards -- Research Reports -- Special technical publications -- Monorgraphs

  18. ATP Aviation Hub (Use Mozilla Firefox browser.)
    Technical aircraft manuals and Service Information for Beechcraft, Cessna and Piper, propellers, brakes & wheels and some aircraft engines.

  19. Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1934-)
    Citations to architecture and design articles with selected coverage from 1741.

  20. Aviation Week Intelligence Network. (1997-)
    Access to Aviation Week & Space Technology, Aviation Daily, Aerospace Daily and Defense Report, Airports, Business & Commercial Aviation, Overhaul and Maintenance, Weekly of Business Aviation and World Aerospace Database. Full-text.

  21. BC Laws
    Free access to statues and regulations.

  22. BC Stats
    British Columbia statistics on business, economics, the environment, demographics, education, health and more.

  23. Bell Helicopter Model 205, 206, 212, 407 and 412. (No off campus access.)
    Use IE browser.

  24. Biological and Agricultural Index Plus
    Coverage includes agriculture & agricultural research, biochemistry biology, animal science, ecology, environmental sciences, genetics, horticulture, marine biology, microbiology, and paleontology.

  25. BioMed Central
    Articles on biomedical research from open-access peer reviewed journals. Full-text.

  26. Biomedical Reference Collection : Comprehensive (1960-)
    Links to journals on clinical medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pre-clinical sciences and the health care system. Full-text content.

  27. Books 24x7 BusinessPro
    Business related e-books. Access limited to 4 concurrent users.

  28. Books 24x7 ITPro
    Information Technology related e-books. Access limited to 4 concurrent users.

  29. British Columbia Building Code (No off Campus Access. Use Mozilla browser for best results.)
    Access to building code. Limited to 5 concurrent users. Full-text.

  30. British Columbia Fire Code (No off Campus Access. Use Mozilla browser for best results.)
    Access to building code. Limited to 5 concurrent users. Full-text.

  31. BuildingGreenSuite

  32. Business & Economics Streamed Video Collection
    Covers business education, technology, economics, ethics and law, finance, accounting and taxation, management and marketing.

  33. Business Source Complete (1886-)
    Articles on all aspects of business, also includes case studies, e-books, company profiles, country reports, industry reports, investment research reports and market research reports. Full-text content.

  34. Canadian Newsstand - Major Dailies
    Articles from major Canadian cities' newspapers. Includes the Vancouver Sun and the Globe & Mail. Full-text.

  35. Canadian Points of View
    Current information on a wide variety of topics.

  36. Canadian Trade Index
    Company information on Canadian manufacturers and exporters

  37. CANSIM
    Statistics Canada's socioeconomic database.

  38. CARDonline
    Canadian advertising rates and data.

  39. Careers & Job Search Streamed Video Collection
    Covers career exploration, career fields, job search skills and job success skills.

  40. Caterpillar SIS ( Service Information System) (No off campus access)
    Access to 17,000+ publications on all Caterpillar machine & engine lines. Covers: Breakdowns & Parts Identification; Instructions for operation & maintenance and disassembly and assembly; Parts graphics; Engine news; Tool guides; Service manuals.

  41. CBCA Business (1972-)
    Articles from Canadian business journals. Full-text content.

  42. CBCA Reference (1970-)
    Articles from Canadian humanities, social sciences, sciences, and professional journals. Full-text content.

  43. CCOHS : Canada's National Occupational Health & Safety Resource - Academic Support Program
    Includes MSDS, CHEMINFO, RTECS, and OSH References. Does not include standards. See CSA standards below. Full-text.

  44. CCOHS : Canadian EnviroOSH Legislation
    Access to Standards is not included. Health and safety acts and regulations, codes of practice and guidelines for Canadian federal, provincial and territorial jurisdictions. Full-text.

  45. Chilton Library
    Includes step-by-step service and repair procedures; close-up photographs and illustrations; vacuum and wiring diagrams; troubleshooting and diagnostics; and maintenance and specification tables.

  46. CICA Handbooks (e-book)
    Includes: Canadian Business Financing; CICA Standards and Guidance Collection; Financial Reporting in Canada; International Financial Reporting Standards; Guide to Canadian Business Financial Reporting. Full-text.

  47. CICA Tax Research : Tax Suite Premium
    Chartered Accountants of Canada (CICA) is pleased to provide students and faculty with complimentary access to online tax research databases.

  48. CINAHL Complete
    Provides more than 1,300 full text journals from the fields of nursing and allied health.

  49. Cochrane Database ( via EBMR from OVID)
    Reviews of topics and findings (Cochrane DSR), reviews of clinical interventions and policies (DARE), abstracts to methodologically sound studies (ACP Journal Club) and abstracts of controlled trials (Cochrane DCT). Full-text content.

  50. Compendex (1969-)
    Citations to journal articles, technical reports and conference proceedings on engineering topics.

  51. Continental Motors : Maintenance manuals

  52. Continental Motors : Service Bulletin Search

  53. CRCnetBASE (e-books)
    Access to scientific and technical books in the areas of engineering, the environment and forensics. Be sure to check the full access content only box before searching.

  54. CSA Online : Canadian Standards Association (Use IE for best results. Clear the cache except for favourite website data.)
    Canadian standards excluding gas standards. Full-text.

  55. Cummins QuickServe Online
    Search for information on the nearly 9 million engines that Cummins has produced. QuickServe Online gives you easy access to parts and service information. This site is used by Cummins service providers, employees and customers worldwide.

  56. Cyclepedia (No off campus access. 1 user license.)
    ATV, motorcycle and scooter manuals. Use IE browser.

  57. D&B Industry Norms and Key Business Ratios, 2006 -08
    Dun and Bradstreet. Study investment/credit risk of companies and industries, industry trends, and an individual company's strengths and weaknesses in terms of profitability and efficiency.

  58. Detroit Diesel Customer Support Network (DDCSN)
    Access service and diagnostic information for Detroit products including Freightliner, Western Star, SelecTrucks, and Daimler.

  59. Digital Commons Network
    Open access academic research from top universities. Explore more than 650,000+ publications from 277 institutions.

  60. DOAB : Directory of Open Access Books

  61. DOAJ : Directory of Open Access Journals
    Articles from open access scientific & scholarly journals. Full-text.

  62. e-Library : Conference Board of Canada (Funded by the Office of the VP of Education)
    Information on economic trends, organizational performance & public policy issues. To view reports purchased by BCIT, current faculty, students & staff, need to create an account with your BCIT /myBCIT email and select BCIT as your organization.

  63. EBSCO eBook Collection (e-books)
    Subjects covered include : Arts & Architecture, Business & Economics, Education, Engineering & Technology, Health & Medicine, History, Law, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology,and Religion. Full-text.

  64. EBSCOhost Web
    Main menu for EBSCO databases. Allows multiple database searching.

  65. EngNetBase (e-books)
    Access to scientific and technical books in the area of engineering. Be sure to check the full access content only box before searching.

  66. EnviroNetBase (e-books)
    Access to environmental scientific and technical books. Be sure to check the full access content only box before searching.

  67. Environment Complete (Funded through the generous donation of BC Hydro)
    Articles on energy, renewable resources, ecosystem, geography, pollution, waste management, environmental law and urban planning. Sponsored by BC Hydro. Full-text content.

  68. Evidence Based Medicine Reviews : EBMR
    Reviews of topics and findings (Cochrane DSR), reviews of clinical interventions and policies (DARE), abstracts to methodologically sound studies (ACP Journal Club) and abstracts of controlled trials (Cochrane DCT). Full-text content.

  69. Films on Demand : Streamed Video Collection
    Topics covered include business and economics, career and job search and technical education.

  70. FoodnetBase (e-books)
    Covers topics ranging from food safety, regulations, and quality assurance to packaging, biotechnology, and product development. Be sure to check the full access content only box before searching.

  71. ForensicNetBase (e-books)
    Access to scientific and technical books in the area of forensics. Be sure to check the full access content only box before searching.

  72. FSTA : Food Science and Technology Abstracts (1969-)
    Citations and abstracts to articles on food science, food technology and nutrition. Includes books, conference proceedings, patents, reports and legislation. Full-text content.

  73. Gale Virtual Reference Library
    Includes Business Plans Handbook, Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets, Encyclopedia of Global Brands, MarketShare Reporter and the Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health.

  74. GALLOPP : Government and Legislative Libraries Online Publications Portal
    Pprovides access to full text and/or citations to electronic legislative and government publications held in libraries of the Association of Parliamentary Libraries in Canada.

  75. General Science Abstracts (1984-)
    Citations to articles from a wide range of scientific journals.

  76. Google Scholar (Select settings > Library links > and search for BCIT. Select both options and Save.)
    This is a freely accessible search engine that lets users look for both physical and digital copies of articles. FIND@BCIT indicates articles available via BCIT databases.

  77. Government of Canada Publications
    Electronic publications of the federal government. Full-text.

  78. GreenFILE (1950-)
    Articles on all aspects of human impact to the environment, includes government documents and reports. Full-text content.

  79. Health & Life Sciences Journal Collection - College Edition
    900+ full text Science Direct journals from current year back to 1995.

  80. Hospitality & Tourism Complete
    Articles on leisure & business travel, ecotourism, hotel management, and food and beverage management, also includes company & country reports. Full-text content.

  81. How to safety wire

  82. Humanities Abstracts (1984-)
    Provides detailed indexing for almost 700 periodicals covering the humanities of which 470 are peer-reviewed dating as far back as 1984.

  83. IEEE Xplore
    IEEE journal articles, conference proceedings and standards. For best results, check the IEL and VDE boxes under Subscribed Content. This will limit your search to full-text content.

  84. IMO-Vega database (Use IE Explorer browser.)
    Contains: Resolutions from the Assembly 25 session; MEPC committee 58th session and MSC committee 85th session; and circulars up until and including February 2009. Plus SOLAS and MARPOL.

  85. JSTOR : Biological Sciences
    Find journal articles in ecology and ecosystems, plant and animal sciences and conservation.

  86. Keycopter : Airbus helicopters customer portal
    Maintenance manuals

  87. Knovel : Online Interactive Books & Databases
    E-books and databases that provide technical information for scientists and engineers. Full-text.

  88. Layout & measuring tools

  89. LexisNexis Quicklaw
    Canadian court decisions, case law and legislation. Full-text.

  90. Library literature & information science index
    Indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings.

  91. Macneils Seamanship Examiner for Mates/Masters (No off campus access)

  92. Market Share Reporter
    Provides market share reports reproduced from various business, financial and trade journals.

  93. Master service manual F-1100 (Champion Aerospace)
    Slick magnetos, Slick ignition harnesses, genuine Slick ignition parts and tools, and SlickStart. Use IE browser.

  94. Material ConneXion
    Information on over 7,000 of today's most innovative materials.

  95. Medline and PreMedline (OVID) (1950-)
    Citations and abstracts to journal articles on biomedicine and health.

  96. Medline with Full Text (EBSCO) (1965-)
    Articles on biomedicine and health. Full-text content.

  97. Military and Government Collection
    Articles on all branches of the military and government. Full-text content.

  98. Mitchell ProDemand (No off campus access.)
    Use the LOGIN button to access this product. Use Chrome, Firefox or IE 8 or higher browser.

  99. Mitchell1 : Truck series (No off Campus access.)
    Use the "Login" button and IE 6.0 or higher to access. You may need to add in Tools > Compatibility View settings "".

  100. MyiLibrary (e-books)
    E-books on various subjects, including engineering and health. Full-text.

  101. NFB Campus (Users need to create an account. Use the SIGN IN link at the top of the screen.)
    NFB Campus is a collection of 2,500+ titles (500 of which are available to Campus subscribers only)searchable by subject area and grade level and available for classroom use.

  102. NFPA Codes Online (Maximum 20 concurrent users)
    Provides NFPA (US National Fire Protection Association) codes and standards online. Full-text.

  103. OVID
    Articles related to health, including clinical medicine and nursing. Medline and Evidence Based Medicine Reviews also included. Full-text content.

  104. Oxford English Dictionary

  105. Pacific Northwest High-Tech
    Features all companies and key contacts involved in high-technology in the Pacific Northwest, including Alberta, Idaho, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia.

  106. Passport.
    A global market information database and analysis tool containing comprehensive data and reports across all industries, countries and consumers.

  107. Patty's Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology
    Presents comprehensive toxicological data for industrial compounds from metals to synthetic polymers.

  108. Points of View
    Current information on a wide range of topics.

  109. Points to the Past
    Searchable primary source material : maps, photos, newspapers, manuscripts, pamphlets, portraits, sermons, poems and more.

  110. Prepware 2006 ; version 8 (No off campus access.)

  111. PrivCo
    Provides financial data on major privately-held companies.

  112. PRIZM C2 Handbook 2014

  113. PRIZM C2 Handbook 2015

  114. PRO-SIS (1 user license)
    Offers more than 4,300 engine specifications from 110 manufacturers covering light-duty, agricultural, industrial and import engines.

  115. ProQuest
    Main menu for access to ProQuest databases. Allows multiple database searching.

  116. PsycArticles (1894-)
    Articles on psychology and related disciplines. Full-text.

  117. PsycINFO (1887-)
    Citations and abstracts for articles related to behavioral science and mental health. Includes book chapters and dissertations.

  118. PubMed Central
    Articles on biomedicine and life sciences. Full-text.

  119. Readers' Guide Abstracts (1983-)
    Includes indexing of over 450 periodicals as far back as 1983.

  120. Regional Business News
    Articles from regional American business publications. Full-text.

  121. Robinson Helicopter Company : R22 Illustrated Parts Catalogue

  122. Robinson Helicopter Company : R22 Maintenance Manual

  123. RulesMaster Pro 4
    A comprehensive, highly interactive learning guide to the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGS), the US Navigaiton Rules (NavRules) and Canadian modifications to the rules.

  124. RxTx (Please remember to logout)
    RxTx is the new name for CPhA’s e-Therapeutics+ and e-Therapeutics+ Complete products. Comprehensive information about pharmaceuticals licensed in Canada for human use. Search by brand, generic and therapeutic class. (2 concurrent users)

  125. Service manager pro (SMP 2.0)
    Flat rate labour guide covers labor times, technical specifications, service schedules and diagnostic trouble codes for motorcycles, ATVs, personal watercrafts, and snowmobiles.

  126. Sikorsky Aircraft (These manuals are not on revision service. For training purposes only.)

  127. SimplyMap
    A web mapping application that lets you create thematic maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data.

  128. Small Engine Repair Reference Center
    Small engine repair assistance, including ATVs, tractors, generators, motorcycles, boat motors, outdoor power equipment, PWC and snow machines. Full-text.

  129. Social Sciences Abstracts
    Access some of the most important English-language journals published in the U.S. and elsewhere, with abstracting and indexing of over 625 periodicals as far back as 1983.

  130. Statistics Canada (data)
    Produces statistics about Canada, its population, resources, economy, society and culture. In addition to conducting a Census every five years, there are about 350 active surveys on virtually all aspects of Canandian life.

  131. Taxnet Pro
    Includes Tax & Estate planning centre, TaxNews, Tax experts directory and Corporate tax centre.

  132. Technical Education Streamed Video Collection
    Includes materials for automotive technology, building and technical trades, engineering technology and technical communication.

  133. UptoDate
    Designed to answer the clinical questions that arise in daily practice.

  134. Using Torque Wrenches

  135. Virtual Vehicle MD
    Online support program designed as a tool for service professionals, that will assist as they explain to the customer, why and what services and repairs are needed.

  136. Vividata : Educational Resources
    Source of print media measurement and related marketing data. Access to 2009 and later studies. (Formerly PMB : Print Measurement Bureau)

  137. Vocational Studies Complete
    Articles and books on a wide range of subjects including computing, electronics, forensics, biotechnology, health, interior design and tourism.

  138. WaternetBase (e-books)
    Access to reference works on drinking water, ground water, hydrogeology, hydrology, storm, surface & waste water, water pollution and wetlands. Be sure to check the full access content only box before searching.

  139. Westlaw (Labour Source) (1948-)
    Canadian labour law(commentary, case law and legislation)including Brown and Beatty's Canadian Labour Arbitration. Full-text.

  140. WilsonWeb
    Access to all Wilson indexes.

  141. World Air Distances

  142. World Bank Open Data (1960- )
    Financial, business, health, economic and human development statistics from over 200 countries. Full-text.

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