Electronic collections and databases, searchable.

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Archive Explorer

Search tool for all Adam Matthew databases. View Full Description

Atla Historical Monographs Collection

Monographs from 13th century to early 1900s on religious language, development, and relationships with other issues. View Full Description

Bibliography of Asian Studies

Index for western-language materials on all subjects pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia. View Full Description

Bibliography of British and Irish History

A bibliography that lists books and articles pertaining to British and Irish history View Full Description

Black Women in America

Based on the 2005 three-volume print edition, includes biographical and topical articles. View Full Description

British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries

Full-text primary source material. View Full Description

C19: The Nineteenth Century Index

Index to books, magazines, documents, newspapers. View Full Description

Canadian Historical Association: Register of Dissertations

Citation database of dissertations completed and in progress at Canadian universities in history and related fields. View Full Description

Canadian Research Index

Citations to monographs and annual publications from Canadian government and institutional resources. View Full Description


Digitized texts published between the first European settlement of Canada and the early twentieth century. View Full Description

Center for Research Libraries: Digital Collections

Primary source material, in digital format or available for request through Interlibrary Loan. View Full Description

CFRI: Canadian Foreign Relations Index (no longer available)

Index to articles, books, research papers, government documents, etc. View Full Description

China: Trade, Politics & Culture 1793-1980

Full-text papers, plus maps, paintings, photographs and archival materials. View Full Description

Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online

Historical, biographical dictionary with scholarly articles on thousands of individuals. View Full Description

Digital National Security Archive

Full-text U.S. policy documents. View Full Description

Early Encounters in North America: Peoples, Cultures, and the Environment

Full-text letters, diaries and memoirs. View Full Description

Empire Online

Images of original manuscripts and printed materials produced between 1492 and 1962. Covers Africa, the Americas, Australasia, Oceana and South Asia. View Full Description

Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

Full-text articles covering the period from the 5th to the 15th century, with a focus on Europe and Christianity. View Full Description

Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1984 (H.W. Wilson)

Interdisciplinary database with articles from more than 1200 English-language periodicals. View Full Description

International bibliography of historical sciences

Print bibliography for books and articles in history. View Full Description

Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Interdisciplinary bibliography of scholarly research on the period from 400 to 1700. View Full Description


Current and back issues of journals in arts and sciences. View Full Description

Libris Canadiana

Index for historical Canadian periodicals. View Full Description

Mass Observation Online

Papers from the archive of a pioneering British social research organization. View Full Description

Medieval Family Life

Medieval documents on the topics of family, business, the law, violence, etc. View Full Description

Medieval Travel Writing

Important manuscripts by European travellers. View Full Description

North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries, and Oral Histories

Full-text personal narratives of immigrants to the United States and Canada. View Full Description

North American Indian Thought and Culture

Full-text biographies, autobiographies, diaries, letters, personal narratives and speeches. View Full Description

North American Women's Letters and Diaries: Colonial to 1950

Thousands of pages of diaries and letters from hundreds of women in North America. View Full Description

Oral History Online

Full-text oral histories in English, including an index to freely available histories on the Web. View Full Description

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Biographies of people of distinction in the British Isles and its colonies, from the 4th century to the 21st. View Full Description

Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

Full-text articles on art, literature, science, culture, philosophy, religion, economics and history. Published 2003. View Full Description

Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

Full-text articles on Egyptian civilization, from the predynastic era to the seventh century CE. View Full Description

Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

More than 900 articles on all aspects of seafaring from ancient Egypt to the present. View Full Description

Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History

Includes more than 650 biographies of influential women and more than 600 topical articles. View Full Description

Periodicals Archive Online

Full-text articles from journals in the humanities and social sciences. View Full Description

ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Globe and Mail

Full text of the Globe and Mail newspaper, from 1844 up to four years ago. View Full Description

ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times

Full-text page images. View Full Description

ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Toronto Star

Searchable full-page archive of the newspaper, Toronto Star. View Full Description

Slavery, Abolition & Social Justice

Includes manuscripts, books, pamphlets, maps and images. View Full Description

U.K. Parliamentary Papers

Digitally scanned Sessional Papers & supplementary material from Great Britain's House of Commons. (Some House of Lords papers, if presented to the House of Commons.) View Full Description