History

Databases

Ancestry Library Ed.

This database is a genealogy research tool with data from census, military records, court, land, probate, vital and church records, passenger lists, etc. It covers Canada, the US, UK, and some European countries. In Library Use Only
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Canadian Points of View Reference Centre

This full-text database is designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides information on 100 key topics of interest to Canadian researchers. Topics include the environment, human rights, race, substance abuse and many more. The database also offers guides to debate, developing arguments and writing position papers.
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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

A database containing the names of over 118,000 Canadian soldiers who have lost their lives in the line of service for both Canada and the United Kingdom. Digital files and photos are available for some of the names.
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Explora Public Libraries

Explora Public Libraries supports student research. Search results include articles, essays, and primary source documents.
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Maclean's Archives

The Maclean’s Magazine Archive provides cover-to-cover online access to the prominent Canadian news magazine from its first issue in 1905 through 2019. Published weekly through much of its run, the magazine conveyed both domestic and international news and analysis on a spectrum of subjects of interest to Canadians. Front and back covers are included, along with all advertisements, providing insight into 20th century social history. Username = stratfordplon | Password = stratpass
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