Articles & Databases

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Abolitionist Newspapers of the 1850s Ontario has a rich history of black publishing. Three significant publications are available through the Abolitionist Newspapers of the 1850s portal: The Voice of the Fugitive; The Provincial Freeman, and The True...
Ammsa.com An archive of eight Indigenous news publications, produced by the Aboriginal Multi-Media Society. Search for news and photos.
Anishinabek News A tabloid-format newspaper designed to foster pride and share knowledge about Anishinabek Nation current affairs, culture, political objectives and accomplishments. 
Anishinabek News Archive A tabloid-format newspaper designed to foster pride and share knowledge about Anishinabek Nation current affairs, culture, political objectives and accomplishments.
Assumption College Purple and White The Purple And White was the Assumption College (later Assumption University) student newspaper for almost 35 years. It began publication on November 15th, 1924 and continued until early 1959. With the February 26th,...
Biodiversity Heritage Library The Biodiversity Heritage Library is the world’s largest open-access digital library for biodiversity literature and archives. BHL operates as a worldwide consortium of natural history, botanical, research, and national...
Canadian Book Review Annual Online Canadian Book Review Annual Online contains more than 40,000 authoritative reviews of English-language and Canadian-authored scholarly, reference, trade, children's, and teen books published in Canada over the past 35...
Canadian Music Centre: Digital Music Library On-line Provides access to Canadian composers and a sample of their respective scores. This database features over 300 score samples and sound clips. Some unpublished scores can be ordered from the Canadian Music Centre.
Canadiana Collection More than 80, 000 volumes dating back to the early 17th century that are about Canada, or written and published by Canadians, freely available online. This CIHM digital archive complements the materials digitized and...
Canadiana Héritage Chronicling the country and its people from the 1600s to the mid-1900s, this collection will represent a vast and unique resource for Canadian historians, students, and genealogists, once completed. The Héritage project...
CanLII (Canadian Legal Information Institute) Primary sources of Canadian law, both legislative and judicial, from federal, provincial, and territorial jurisdictions.
CCCA Canadian Art Database The Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art's database documenting the careers of some of Canada's leading professional artists, designers, art writers and curators, as well as some important Canadian art institutions and...
ChemSpider A free chemical structure database that mines the web for chemical property data. A secondary source of properties, ChemSpider provides well-referenced basic properties, experimental properties and predicted properties...
CIHM Monograph Collection More than 80, 000 volumes dating back to the early 17th century that are about Canada, or written and published by Canadians, freely available online. This CIHM digital archive complements the materials digitized and...
CPG Infobase Canadian clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) developed or endorsed by authoritative medical or health organizations in Canada. Currently, there are over 1,200 guidelines in this database. CPG Infobase is maintained by...
Culture Crime News: a Database of Antiquities and Art Crime Historical database of media reports about the looting of archaeological sites, the theft of art and antiquities, and all sorts of crime and legal entanglement related to cultural objects. Sporadically updated, if at...
Dictionary of Canadian Biography Contains authoritative biographical information about historical Canadian figures. A joint initiative between the University of Toronto and the Université Laval, Dictionary of Canadian Biography provides...
EDGAR EDGAR, the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to...
Google Scholar Leddy Library has registered its holdings with Google Scholar. Google Scholar indexes the scholarly press and university websites and with this link, adds "Get It!" for locally licensed content.For more...
Historical Debates of the Parliament of Canada (For enriched Hansard Debates see LiPaD) These Historical Debates represent a free searchable database of digitized versions of the debates of the Senate and the House of Commons of all debates from Parliament 1,...