Resources & links

Canadian Newstand
An electronic index to many current major Canadian newspapers. The full text is available for many articles.

Globe and Mail
"Canada's Heritage from 1844

An electronic index to mainly American newspapers and periodicals, including the historical New York Times. Full text is available for many articles.

CRL Center for Research Libraries
Items in Italian Books before 1601; Hispanic Culture Series; and German Baroque Literature. Yale University Collection can be searched through this electronic catalogue.

Early Canadiana Online
A digital library of early Canadian materials. It both indexes the CIHM microfiche collection, and adds full text titles, including government publications, which do not appear in the microfiche collection. See also Canadiana Online.

17th-18th Century Burney Collection newspapers
A comprehensive collection of early British newspapers
Eighteenth Century Collections Online
An electronic full-text database to the Eighteenth Century Collection. In addition to providing full citations, and full-text for most of the items in this collection held by Microform, it also includes the Law component of the collection which are not available in the Microform collection..

English Short Title Catalogue (ESTC)
A comprehensive database that covers the period from 1475 to 1800. Some of the collections covered by the database and which are held in Microform are: Early English Books, 1475 - 1640; Early English Books, 1641 - 1700; Early English Books, Tract Supplements; Thomason tracts(1640 - 1661), Early American Imprints (Evans); and the Eighteenth Century Collection..

Early English Books Online
Search EEBO to locate titles in Early English Books, 1475 - 1640, Early English Books, 1641 - 1700, Thomason Tracts (1640 - 1661), and the Early English Tract Supplement..

Google News Archive
Google has scanned hundreds of newspapers from Microfilm.  Some duplicate those held at Media Commons.
Note: further development of this service is currently suspended.

The Nineteenth Century
This link will facilitate searching all parts of the Nineteenth Century Collection. Microform collects the General Collection, Women Writers, Publishing and Book Trade; Visual Arts and Architecture, and Linguistics modules. Microform does not collect the Children's literature, Books on Economics, Books on British Colonization, Books on Ireland, or Books on China modules of this collection..

Ontario Community Newspapers
Online access to various Community newspapers in Ontario, from the early 19th century to present

Peel's Prairie Provinces
This site replicates in electronic full text and adds to the Peel Bibliography which is also available on microfiche in Microform.