Open Access Databases

Agricola  Agriculture and related disciplines. Citations and abstracts only. 
BioMed Central Indexes full text, peer-reviewed articles in biology and medicine.
CanLII This site contains case law and legislation from across Canada.
Dictionary of Canadian Biography Biographical information about Canadians deceased from 1000-1920.
DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals Free, full text, quality-controlled, scientific and scholarly journals in all subject areas and languages.
First Nations Periodical Index Canadian content. 
illume Allows you to search simultaneously post-secondary and public library catalogues in BC to find book, videos, periodicals, and other materials.
Points to the Past Historical databases with primary source material including maps, photos, newspapers, manuscripts, pamphlets, portraits, and more. Free for all BC residents.
PubMed (publicly available MEDLINE) Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and related fields. This database includes MEDLINE and contains links to some full text articles.
PubMed Central PubMed's free archive. All full text.
Theses Canada Provides access to Canadian theses, including full text theses from 1998.
WorldCat OCLC catalogue of books and other materials on libraries worldwide. Access is restricted to Douglas College employees and students.