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Calgary Public Library

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Calgary Public Library has contributed over 5000 images of cities, towns and other scenery in Alberta, dating from 1900 to the modern era.

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University of Alberta

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University of Alberta has contributed access to their Peel's Prairie Provinces collection. It contains an online bibliography of books, pamphlets and other materials related to the development of the Prairies, as well as a searchable full-text collection of many of these items. As of Fall 2010, Peel contains approximately 7,500 digitized books and over 35,000 newspaper issues, including over 2.5 million articles. These materials are extremely varied – rich in both text and images, providing an extraordinarily diverse picture of the Prairie experience. Many of the items date back to the earliest days of exploration in the region and include a vast range of material dealing with every aspect of the settlement and development of the Canadian West.

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Vancouver Public Library

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Vancouver Public Library has contributed a collection of over 15,000 historic images, mostly of Vancouver and its surrounding area, covering many subject matters.

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University of British Columbia

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The University of British Columbia library recently digitized 24 historic British Columbia community newspapers spanning from 1865 to 1924. There are 8862 issues in total and over 45,000 pages available for access through the Canadiana Discovery Portal.

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University of Victoria

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University of Victoria has contributed metadata of a collection of approximately 7,000 Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia from the period 1846-1871. They provide a fascinating insight to the important issues of the day, from treatment of the Native population to military tactics and general governance matters.

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Manitobia

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Manitobia has supplied information about the province and its people, first-hand accounts from letters, memoirs and diaries, drawings, maps and photos - all of which record the early development of the province. Also included is a rich archive of Manitoba newspapers, with issues dating back to the late 19th. century.

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Memorial University of Newfoundland

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Memorial University's Digital Archives Initiative (DAI) is a gateway to the learning and research-based cultural resources held by Memorial University and partnering organizations. From books and maps to photographs, periodicals, video and audio, the DAI hosts a variety of collections which together illustrate the importance, past and present, of Newfoundland and Labrador's history and culture.

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University of New Brunswick

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University of New Brunswick has contributed a large collection of wide-ranging titles from the "River Run" digital library.

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Queen's University

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Queen's University has contributed several years of the International Journal for Service Learning in Engineering.

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Canadiana.org

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Canadiana.org has made approximately 1.5 million pages from its Early Canadiana Online collection accessible through the Canadiana Discovery Portal.

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Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada

The Jules Léger Library, in cooperation with Canadiana.org, has digitized and housed in a searchable research database the full text of over one million pages of departmental publications. These publications are an important part of the rich departmental legacy and include material such as the Communiqués (1948-1995), Canadian Representation Abroad, CanadExport and other important works, in both official languages where possible. This digitization effort is vital, both for preserving the heritage of DFAIT and for providing Canadians with enduring digital access to that heritage. It is also a central element in our ongoing work to improve Library services.

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Toronto Public Library

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Toronto Public Library has contributed a collection of images and photographs of Toronto and other Ontario municipalities to approximately 1950.

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University of Toronto

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Scholars Portal and University of Toronto have provided access to about 300,000 digitized books as part of their Internet Archives project.

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Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec

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BAnQ is digitizing the whole of the published and archival documentary heritage produced in Québec since the 17th century, or of foreign origin and related to Québec. This effort has produced some ten million objects (books, magazines, newspapers, handwritten material, photographs, postcards, etc.). Priority is being given to newspapers and magazines from all Québec regions, and notaries' archives from the birth of New France to 1908.

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Simon Fraser University

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Simon Fraser University has provided access to The Chinese Times daily newspaper, published in Vancouver from 1914 to 1992. It covered both local information and news about China and Asia generally. Totaling about 250,000 pages, this collection covers many important moments in the history of Vancouver’s Chinese community, from early immigration struggles to the establishment of a thriving home base near Vancouver’s downtown.

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University of Regina

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University of Regina has contributed a collection of images and texts focusing on Regina and Saskatchewan themes.

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University of Saskatchewan

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University of Saskatchewan has contributed an eclectic collection of digitized items including poetry, Saskatchewan post cards, magazines, books, paintings and historical documents generally with a Saskatchewan connection.

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