Canadiana Online

As of January 1, 2019, Canadiana Online will be available at no charge to users. Please read the full announcement here.

If you are a current Canadiana Online subscriber, you can continue to access the Canadiana collections through your personal subscription until the end of the year, at which point the paywall will be removed.

To obtain access to Canadiana Online from today until December 31, 2018, please email

Our subscription service includes:

Access a rich collection of Canadian documentary heritage, including:

  • Monographs to 1920
  • Periodicals to 1920
  • Annuals to 1900
  • Federal government publications to 1900
  • Colonial government publications to 1867
  • Newspapers to 1926

Enhanced search and discovery features, including the ability to:

  • Magnify images and download copies in PDF format
  • Search within documents or series
  • Display and jump directly to matching pages