Education PhD Program

Accessing Scholarly Resources

As a student in the Inter-University Doctoral Program, you have full access to all of the scholarly resources at Acadia, Mount Saint Vincent, and St. Francis Xavier Universities. The list of scholarly databases shown below are considered 'best bets' for each institution, but these are not the only databases available. Please refer to the institution specific links in the navigation menu for more information about each university.

Acadia Best Bets

To access these resources, you MUST login with your Acadia credentials. Please email if you have issues logging in.

MSVU Best Bets

To access these resources, you MUST login with your MSVU credentials. Please email if you have issues logging in.

StFX Best Bets

To access these resources, you MUST login with your StFX credentials. Please email if you have issues logging in.

  • ProQuest Research Library 
    ProQuest is a collection of many databases that provide access to thousands of journals, magazines, newspapers, dissertations, and other publications.
  • ScienceDirect
    Full-text access to articles from 1,700 Elsevier journals covering the subject areas of science, social sciences, arts, and humanities.
  • Web of Knowledge (Web of Science)
    Huge index of articles in over 8,500 journals, from 1989 to the present. (Includes: Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index)
  • Wiley Online Library
    Over 1.5 million scholarly articles relating to scientific research as well as many humanities and social science disciplines.
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