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Ancestry Library Edition

Notice: Access from home is now available. Ancestry has extended home access through to March 31, 2021. Click Launch and enter your library card number to access.

Genealogy collection including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records from the United States, Canada, Australia, Europe and the United Kingdom.

Canadian Newsstream

Full text access to over 500 BC and Canadian newspapers. Titles include the Vancouver Sun, The Province, Times Colonist, Globe and Mail, National Post, Toronto Star, Calgary Herald, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen, and Winnipeg Free Press. Content for some titles starts from the 1970s. Canadian Newsstream is updated daily.

Easy access to back issues of local Vancouver Island newspapers: great for genealogists!

For home access to the Globe and Mail:

  1. Launch Canadian Newsstream
  2. Search Publications for “globe and mail”
  3. Select the second result, with “Full text coverage: Nov 14, 1977 – present”, to open the Publication Information page
  4. Click on the link to “Latest available issue”, e.g. Mar 24, 2020
  5. Or scroll down the page to find links to back issues
  6. Articles are listed individually, sorted by page order

First Voices Language Archive

Thousands of text entries in many diverse Aboriginal writing systems, enhanced with sounds, pictures, and videos.

Indigenous People of North America

Indigenous Peoples: North America sources collections from across Canadian and American institutions, providing insight into the cultural, political and social history of Native Peoples from the seventeenth into the twentieth century.

Points to the Past

Points to the Past is your gateway to a world-class collection of primary sources, made up of nearly 200 million pages of digitized historical content – maps, photos, newspapers, manuscripts, pamphlets, portraits, and much more. Includes historical newspaper collections from 17th & 18th centuries; archives for the Economist, Punch, the Times of London, the Times Literary Supplement, and more; collections from Associated Press, the British Library, and the Smithsonian.

For a complete list of available collections, please review the Points to the Past One-Page Flyer.

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Xwi7xwa Library

Xwi7xwa Library is a centre for academic and community Indigenous scholarship at the University of British Columbia. Its collections and services reflect Aboriginal approaches to teaching, learning, and research. Access archival material, research guides and more online at Xwi7xwa Library.

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