Canadian Studies


Main databases

Secondary subject databases
Database Description
Canadian Business & Current Affairs Database Provides access to Canadian journals, magazines and news resources on all topics. View Full Description
Canadian Research Index Citations to monographs and annual publications from Canadian government and institutional resources. View Full Description
CPI.Q Index for Canadian academic journals and popular magazines View Full Description
Libris Canadiana Index for historical Canadian periodicals. View Full Description

Also useful

Tertiary subject databases
Database Description
America: History & Life Covers Canadian and American history. Comprehensive index, with abstracts, for journal articles and book reviews. View Full Description
Bibliography of Indigenous Peoples in North America Contains citations to books, journal articles, essays, conference papers, and government documents. View Full Description
Canada's Information Resource Centre Several Canadian reference resources in one search interface. View Full Description
Canadian Encyclopedia Online Contains the full text of the encyclopedia, with regular updates. View Full Description
Canadian Music Periodical Index Citations to articles from Canadian music journals, newsletters and magazines. View Full Description
Canadiana Digitized texts published between the first European settlement of Canada and the early twentieth century. View Full Description
Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online Historical, biographical dictionary with scholarly articles on thousands of individuals. View Full Description
Elections Canada: Past Elections Federal election results, by candidate, riding, or district. View Full Description
Factiva A full-text resource with news, business information and journal articles drawn from almost 9000 worldwide sources, including Globe and Mail, Toronto Star and the KW Record. View Full Description
North American Indian Thought and Culture Full-text biographies, autobiographies, diaries, letters, personal narratives and speeches. 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: Toronto Star Searchable full-page archive of the newspaper, Toronto Star. View Full Description

Guides to Information Sources

  • Canadian Studies: A Guide to the Sources Bibliographic essay by John Blackwell and Laurie C. C. Stanley-Blackwell, in the Dept. of History at St. Francis Xavier University. First published in Choice magazine in September, 1997; revised in June, 1999. Works cited include books, articles, electronic products, and Internet resources

Specific Resources

  • Early Canadiana Online
  • Digitized texts published between the first European settlement of Canada and the early twentieth century.

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