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A longstanding, comprehensive Canadian periodical collection covering multiple subjects and topics, with millions of full-text records. Accessible to readers and researchers at every level, it features a diversified mix of publications, including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, reports, radio and television transcripts, news, and dissertations. - Library can facilitate negotiating text-mining rights for this database for McGill faculty and students wishing to acquire the rights with their own research funds. Please contact Digital Scholarship Hub
Multidisciplinary social science and humanities publications containing journals and e-book collections from Quebec University Presses including: Presses de l'Université de Montréal, Presses de l'Université Laval, Publications du CRIR. Erudit Cultural Magazines collection is not included in McGill's subscription.
Search for primary sources held in McGill's archival collections. Some, but not all, items are digitized. For non-digitized items, email the repository to request an appointment to view the item in person or to learn more about the item. To learn more about archival research, see the Archival Research Guide linked below.
Contains documentaries, animated films, interactive productions, and short films in English and French.
Try searching the NFB database by keyword or phrase (e.g., "world war"), then sorting results by Publication Date (older first).
This collection of pamphlets at McMaster University Library deal with many aspects of Canadian history, literature, social and political conditions. Included are pamphlets on religion and churches, all levels of government, elections, peace movements and war service, Communism, local communities and labor organizations to name but a few of the topics covered. From Archives Unbound.
To best use the McMaster pamphlets collection, consider first exploring the associated Finding Aid. Tip: use ctrl or command + F to keyword search.
Note: after conducting an initial search within the collection, using the new Search box will search all of Archives Unbound rather than just the pamphlet collection. To more easily limit, use the 'Filter Your Results' option at the right to limit to McMaster University.
The Canadian Letters and Images Project is an online archive of the Canadian war experience, from any war, home front and battlefront, as told through the letters and images of Canadians themselves. Includes collections for WWI and WWII, as well as other conflicts.
From the start of the First World War, Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) units were required to maintain a daily account of their "Actions in the Field." This log was called a war diary. This collection contains the digitized war diaries of CEF infantry, artillery and cavalry units, brigade, division and corps commands and support units such as railway and forestry troops.
Archival research resource containing rare magazines by and for servicemen and women of all nations during the First World War. Coverage: 1914 - 1919
Includes 63 publications for Canadian units. Identify these by clicking "Publications", then "Unit Origin" and select Canada.
Subject coverage: English , French, German & American Literature / Writing / Periodicals, Women’s Literature / Women’s Writing, The First World War / World War 1, Trench Journalism, Popular Culture, Military, Armed Forces, Military History,
The Periodical Press, Illustrated Periodicals, Political Satire, Politics/Political Science, English Poetry, Military Veterans, History of Medicine / Caregiving / Welfare.
Library can facilitate negotiating text-mining rights for this database for McGill faculty and students wishing to acquire the rights with their own research funds. Please contact Digital Scholarship Hub
This digital resource reveals the story of war as told by the newspapers that brought information, entertainment and camaraderie to the forces at home and overseas.
Includes 16 newspapers with Canada as the Country of Origin.
Collection of more than 140,000 clippings, arranged by subject and date, includes news stories and editorials from newspapers, mostly Canadian, documenting every aspect of the war. English articles are drawn from the Hamilton Spectator; French articles are drawn from Le Devoir.
This digital resource focuses on American military personnel and civilians during WW2, but includes over 300 items relevant to Canada or Canadians including photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and over 30 oral histories.