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Canadian Geographical Names Database
Stores names records for populated places and physical features across Canada. Search nearly 350 000 currently approved geographical names stored on the Canadian Geographical Names Data Base (CGNDB), Canada’s national bank of official geographical names. These names are authorized by the Geographical Names Board of Canada (GNBC), through its provincial, territorial and federal representatives.
Coverage: Canada; Current
Tags: Geography
Canary Database: Animals as Sentinels of Human Environmental Health Hazards

Indexes 1000s of scientific studies from MEDLINE, CAB Abstracts, and Agricola to facilitate review of the evidence of animals as “early warning” sentinels of human health hazards. For each study, curators add information about animal species, exposures, health effects, location, and whether the study includes data providing evidence linking animal sentinel events to human health risk. You can browse the database by year, journal, author, exposure, risk factor, species, outcome, or by methodology.  The database is no longer being updated.

Candid (formerly: Foundation Center)
Candid (formerly known as: Foundation Center) does have *selected* resources free on the web. You can locate foundations by state, or ranked by assets and total giving.
Carcinogenic Potency Database (CPDB)

“a unique and widely used international resource of the results of 6540 chronic, long-term animal cancer tests on 1547 chemicals. The CPDB provides easy access to the bioassay literature, with qualitative and quantitative analyses of both positive and negative experiments that have been published over the past 50 years in the general literature through 2001 and by the National Cancer Institute/National Toxicology Program through 2004. The CPDB standardizes the diverse literature of cancer bioassays that vary widely in protocol, histopathological examination and nomenclature, and in the published author’s choices of what information to provide in their papers. Results are reported in the CPDB for tests in rats, mice, hamsters, dogs, and nonhuman primates.

Coverage: updated periodically
Tags: Animal Testing, Biology, Carcinogens, Human Exposures, Toxicology
Caribbean Abstracts

The catalogue, produced by the the KITLV/Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies at Leiden, contains abstracts in English of selected books and articles in the humanities and social sciences published since 1989. The publications are selected for their importance or the topicality of the subject. Publications on Caribbean migrant communities outside the region are not included. The Caribbean includes all the islands of the Caribbean archipelago, as well as the mainland territories of Belize and the Guianas.

Coverage: 1989-present
Tags: Anthropology, History, Literature, Politics
Caribbean Literature
The collection contains full text 19th - 21st century poetry, fiction and non-fiction written by authors from throughout the Caribbean. Included are numerous rare and hard-to-find works written in English, French, Spanish, Dutch, and various Creole languages, in addition to works published by authors who have relocated to North America. The database currently has over 63,000 pages; new content is added biweekly.
Coverage: 18th - 21st Centuries
Tags: Literature
Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (U.S. Government Printing Office)

The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications is a finding tool for electronic and print publications from legislative, executive and judicial branches of the U.S. government. The CGP is produced by the U.S. Government Printing Office, GPO, and contains records for current and historical U.S. government publications and provides links to online versions when available. CGP is comprehensive from 1976 to the present; older materials will be added. It replaces the old Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications from 1976 to the present. Records for the U.S. government publications from 1976 to present are also included in the UC Davis Library catalog or Melvyl catalog with call no. for the UC Davis collection.

Coverage: 1976 to present; older records being added.
Tags: Government, Law, United States Of America
Catalogo del Servizio Bibliotecario Nazionale [via OPAC SBN]
The SBN contains nearly 20 million bibliographic records held across Italian libraries.
Catalogue collectif de France
Le catalogue collectif de France encompasses records for approximately 30 million documents held in French libraries.