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The eResources index is a list of online resources available to the Ontario colleges through consortial agreement between OCLS and the vendors.

For information about the consortial offers themselves, including pricing details, please see the Offers & Trials area of ERMA.

Not all of the online resources managed by OCLS on behalf of the colleges are associated with a consortial offer. Other eresource pages in ERMA can be found through the subscriptions indexes or through a site search.

Click here to view eresources listed by vendor.

Name Description Vendor
360 Link

Serials Solutions' 360 Link is a full-featured OpenURL link resolver that seamlessly links all of a library's resources.

Ex Libris
Academic Support Program

A tool to educate students about environmental and occupational health and safety, as well as a guide to help universities and colleges achieve a safe and healthy working environment.

CCOHS (Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety)
ACLS Humanities E-Book

An online collection of nearly 4,700 books of high quality in the humanities.

American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)
ACM Digital Library

A comprehensive collection of full-text articles and bibliographic records, covering the fields of computing and information technology.

APA Psyc Databases (EBSCO)

A group of psychology and behavioural science resources including PsycARTICLES, PsycINFO, PsycBOOKS, and PsycTESTS.


Includes the text of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association and more.

American Psychological Association (APA)
ASM Online Databases

"Dynamic Materials Information At Your Fingertips." This resource includes ASM Handbooks Online, "the complete content from thirty ASM Handbook volumes, several ASM Handbook Supplements, and two ASM Desk Editions."

ASM International
ASME Digital Collection, ASME Standards

Journals, conference proceedings, ebooks, and codes and standards in the fields of multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
ASTM Standards & Digital Library (ASTM)

Standards, books, journals, and other content in the field of engineering.

ASTM International
Bibliography of Native North Americans

Bibliography of Native North Americans (BNNA) is a citations index for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents from the 16th century up to the present.


Online resources from Britannica including Britannica Academic, Britannica's foreign language encyclopedias (Spanish and Japanese), ImageQuest, Original Sources, and more.

Canadian e-Resource Solutions

An streaming subscription for Canadian video content.

McIntyre Media
Canada Info Desk

Through CIRC, you gain access to records for organizations, government offices, law firms, banks, libraries, media and many more.

Grey House
Canadian Electronic Library (College Subscriptions)

This page is related to the consortial offer for CEL which includes desLibris Documents, desLibris Books, and desLibris Complete.

Canadian Electronic Library (CEL)
Canadian Electronic Library (OCLS-purchased content)

This is a collection of perpetual access Canadian documents and ebooks purchased by OCLS on behalf of the college libraries from 2011-2013.

Canadian Electronic Library (CEL)
Canadian Subsidy Directory

Provides info leading to financial help, subsidies, grants, loans, joint ventures, and funding program offered by the federal and provincial governments, associations and foundations.

Grants Canada

The Canadian Advertising Rates & Data directory, CARDonline is "the essential tool for Canadian media buyers and planners, providing critical advertising rates, data and media planning info for advertising, marketing, PR and communications professionals."

Career Cruising (ccSpringboard)

A career resource that includes assessments, detailed information on various occupations, a searchable database of post-secondary educational institutions, information on financial aid programs, tools to help students prepare to enter the workforce, and a career planning tool. 


Provides indexing of the top nursing and allied health literature available, including nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses' Association.

CPI.Q, Academic OneFile & InfoTrac Collections

An consortial bundle of Gale OneFile (a.k.a. InfoTrac) databases on a wide variety of subjects.

Credo Reference (Credo)

Reference ebooks and articles, information literacy modules, and other resources to support research and learning.

Credo Reference
Criterion on Demand

An online digital delivery feature film platform.

Criterion Pictures

Streaming video subscription that provides access to thousands of programs and documentaries, audio and video content from CBC and Radio-Canada. 

EBSCO eBook Subscriptions

Subscription collections available through a consortial offer, including the Academic, Business, Canadian, Clinical, Nursing, and Community College collections.

EDS Package

The EBSCO Discovery Service Package is available as a consortial offer.


Databases from Human Relations Area Files (HRAF): eHRAF World Cultures, and eHRAF Archaeology.

Human Relations Area Files (HRAF)
Films on Demand

A web-based digital video delivery platform which includes a wide range of subject-specific collections.

McIntyre Media
FP Advisor

Detailed corporate and investment information on Canadian companies.

Post Media
Gale Database Bundle

A consortial bundle of 10 databases to support research in subjects such as education, environmental studies, medicine history, and literature.

Grant Connect

Grant Connect provides searchable information on all Canadian grantmaking foundations, hundreds of corporate community investment programs, and government funding programs and American foundations that will fund Canadian charities.  

Imagine Canada