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Canadiana Online is the most complete set of full-text historical content available for scholarly research about Canada.

This project is funded by its users. Choose a subscription below to access a wealth of content and features:

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For institutions is determined to provide the scholarly community with access to Canada’s digitized documentary heritage through affordable pricing. Collection and subscription options are designed to support library needs and budgets:

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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

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