Databases

Search or browse for databases across all subject areas. Databases are collections of scholarly resources, such as articles, journals, videos, images, primary source materials, and more. We also recommend using Omni, our academic search tool, to quickly find individual titles across the library's collection.

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America's Historical Imprints
Contains virtually every book, pamphlet and broadside published in America over a 160-year period. Digitized from one of the most important collections ever produced on microform, Early American Imprints, Series I is... Connect
American Broadsides and Ephemera
Based on the American Antiquarian Society's landmark collection of American Broadsides and Ephemera, this full-color digital edition offers fully searchable facsimile images of approximately 15,000 broadsides... Connect
Artstor
Artstor provides faculty and students with a complete image resource in a wide array of subjects with the breadth and depth to add context and examine influences beyond the confines of your discipline.  With... Connect
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,... Connect
Avery Brundage Olympics and Sports Collection
This collection can only be accessed in person at the Leddy Library, Media Centre. This link will take you to the Media Centre information page, please contact staff for assistance with this collection. A major resource... Connect
Black Studies Center
Combines several resources for research and teaching in Black Studies: Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, International Index to Black Periodicals (IIBP), The Chicago Defender, and the Black Literature Index.... Connect
British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries
The immediate experiences of approximately 500 women, as revealed in over 100,000 pages of diaries and letters. Particular care has been taken to index this material so that it can be searched more thoroughly than ever... Connect
C19: The Nineteenth Century Index
Draws on the strength of established indexes such as the Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue, The Wellesley Index, Poole's Index and Periodicals Index Online to create integrated bibliographic coverage of over... Connect
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... Connect
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... Connect
China: Trade, Politics and Culture, 1793-1980
A variety of original source material detailing China's interaction with the West from Macartney's first Embassy to China in 1793, through to the Nixon/Heath visits to China in 1972-74. It also provides multiple... Connect
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... Connect
Confidential Print: Middle East, 1839-1969
Consists of confidential print documents issued by the United Kingdom Foreign and Colonial Office since c1820. This collection covers: the Egyptian reforms of Muhammad Ali Pasha in the nineteenth century; the Middle... Connect
Defining Gender, 1450-1910
Source materials from European archives intended for researching the humanities from a gendered perspective.Defining Gender contains original source material from British and European archives for those studying history... Connect
Early Encounters in North America
Collection of primary sources of early encounters, specifically focused on present-day Canada and the United States. Contains 1,482 authors and over 100,000 pages of letters, diaries, memoirs, images and accounts of... Connect
Early European Books Online
A diverse array of printed sources from the fifteenth, sixteenth, and seventeenth centuries. All works printed in Europe before 1701, regardless of language, fall within the scope of the project, together with all pre-... Connect
Eighteenth Century Journals Portal
Rare journals printed between c1685 and 1835 illuminating all aspects of eighteenth-century social, political and literary life. They offer effective coverage of the important issues of the period, and are invaluable to... Connect
Empire Online
Collection of primary source documents spanning the 16th through 20th centuries pertaining to colonial history, politics, culture and society.Empire Online contains a vast array of primary source documents, sourced from... Connect
European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750
Collection of bibliographic information for European works regarding the Americas published from 1493 through 1750.The collection contains citations and bibliographic information for European works regarding the... Connect
First World War
The primary source material for the study of the First World War, from personal narratives and printed books to military files, propaganda pamphlets and strong visual documents along with a range of contextual secondary... Connect
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