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  1. Oral testimonies honouring the refugees of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956.
  2. Primary source. Fulltext database of modern and contemporary American poetry. Includes 52,000 poems drawn from 750 volumes by over 300 poets.
  3. Primary source. Over 40,000 poems by more than 200 American poets from the Colonial Period to the early twentieth century.
  4. Original manuscripts, maps, ephemeral material and rare printed sources on the American and Canadian West.
  5. A collection of primary sources on social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world.
  6. Interviews with notable activists in British Columbia’s labour movement on topics ranging from experiences at work, picket lines, strikes and rallies, to organizing unions & negotiating and bargaining collective agreements.
  7. BC Laws provides free public access to the current laws of British Columbia. This unofficial current consolidation of BC Statutes and Regulations is updated continually as new and amended laws come into force.

  8. A collection of 20 different versions of the English Bible.
  9. Primary source. Facsimile images of literary manuscripts, including letters and diaries, drafts of poems, plays, novels, and other literary works. Text itself is not searchable. Published in two parts: (1) c.1660-1900, and (2) Medieval & Renaissance.
  10. Oral history interviews captured by the Burnaby Historical Society.
  11. Primary source. Fulltext database of 19,000 poetic works by 179 Canadian writers, as well as author biographies.
  12. A perspective on the 19th century like no other, through the words ofThomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle. Browse over 10,000 of their collectedletters by date, by recipient, by subject, and by volume.
  13. Traditional and digital resources for research and teaching available to member institutions through interlibrary loan and electronic delivery.
  14. A collection of records dating from 1867 to 1956 that focus on the activities of the Chinese Freemasons of Canada, particularly in Victoria and Vancouver.
  15. Manuscript material relating to activities and observations of individuals from the UK and US in China from 1793 to 1980.
  16. Chinese-language documents focusing on the history of the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (CCBA).
  17. Copies of correspondence and other records of the Codrington family pertaining to the West Indies and numerous estates owned by the family throughout the Caribbean region. Records date from 1272 to 1899.
  18. The Confidential Print series, issued by the Foreign and Colonial Offices since c. 1820.
  19. Important papers generated by the Foreign and Colonial Offices.
  20. The Digital National Security Archive contains a comprehensive set of declassified government documents central to U.S. foreign and military policy since 1945.
  21. Primary documents. Over 400 digital collections about the history of women in the United States.
  22. A collection of digitized images, print materials, and ephemera relating to the settlement of the Doukhobors in Canada, primarily in the late 19th and early 20th century.
  23. More than 200 full text works which provide a representative view of prose fiction by writers from the British Isles from the period 1500-1700.
  24. A comprehensive, annotated collection of documents on English history, containing treaties, statutes, declarations, government and cabinet proceedings and more.
  25. Primary source. Contains over 183,000 poems, essentially comprising the complete canon of English poetry of the British Isles and the British Empire from the 8th century to the early 20th. Drawn from nearly 4,900 printed sources, more than 2,700 poets are represented.
  26. Figure/Ground is an open-source, para-academic, inter-disciplinary collaboration. We publish in-depth transcripts of interviews with scholars, researchers, and university professors, as well as artists, filmmakers, and creators of every stripe.
  27. This online collection brings together documents from 16 archives and libraries from around the world and the geographical spread of material allows scholars to take either a comparative approach or focus on a particular region.
  28. A collection of documents and images focusing on German settlement in Canada, particularly in the province of Alberta.
  29. Material relevant to the study of global history and trade.
  30. Online print material and images delineating the handover of Hong Kong's sovereignty in 1997.
  31. All of the papers issued by the British House of Commons between 1801-1900 in all formats. More than 184,000 searchable full text documents. HCPP currently contains indexing for 1801-2004, full text for the entire 19th century, full text for 1901-1978 and indexing and full text for 2004-2006. The remainder of the 20th century content (1979-2004) will be completed by Spring 2007
  32. A set of digitized newspapers, journals, and magazines originally published by the alternative press during the 1960s, '70s and '80s.
    The full collection is available to funding libraries during the funding/digitization campaign (through December 2018), Simon Fraser University is a funding library. The collection will become open access in January 2019.

    A limited number of publications are open access for public viewing now.

  33. A database with extensive monographs, manuscripts, newspapers, periodicals and photographs about Indigenous populations in North America.
  34. A selection of interviews conducted with early Indian immigrants to Canada, almost all of them British Columbians, in 53 audio files.
  35. Online access to the plays and poems of Shakespeare.
  36. Interviews collected in the 1970s and 1980s documenting the experiences of Italian women who immigrated to Canada throughout the first three quarters of the twentieth century.
  37. Interviews with Japanese Canadians on topics ranging from early immigration; their participation in pre-World War II industries including fishing, farming, and the lumber industries; and their internment during World War II.
  38. A comprehensive portal for understanding the Komagata Maru incident of 1914 and its impact today through a variety of materials including government documents, books, journal articles, oral histories, private archives, artistic endeavours, and interviews.
  39. is an online platform that allows users to access an enriched and fully searchable version of the Debates of the House of Commons of Canada (Hansard).
  40. A unique archive relating to the history of printing, publishing and bookselling dating from 1554 to the 20th century.
  41. A searchable library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources; authors from France, Spain, Germany and other countries from Europe, Africa, and South America are also presented.
  42. The LLMC-Digital Law Library database includes over 6,000 titles in more than 73,000 volumes (over 45 million pages) covering the U.S. , Canada, and a range of other jurisdictions
  43. Online access to original manuscript and typescript papers created and collected by the Mass Observation organisation, as well as printed publications, photographs and interactive features. Mass Observation was founded in 1937 by anthropologist Tom Harrisson, film-maker Humphrey Jennings and poet Charles Madge. Their aim was to create an 'anthropology of ourselves', and by recruiting a team of observers and a panel of volunteer writers they studied the everyday lives of ordinary people in Britain.
  44. An extensive collection of manuscript materials for the study of medieval travel writing in fact and in fantasy.
  45. Papers of Edward Sylvester Morse documenting life in 19th century Japan before it was transformed by Western modernization.
  46. Online access to unique primary source diaries, correspondence, photographs, oral histories and journals narrate the vivid realities of ocean travel and life in adopted homelands. Organisational correspondence, government proceedings, shipping company papers and records of advocacy groups provide key context to migrants’ everyday struggles.
  47. Primary source. Twelve collections, such as: Asia an the West; Europe and Africa; Women Digital Archive; Children Literature and Childhood.
  48. Full-text of over 100,000 pages of personal narratives by immigrants to North America, between 1840 and the present.
  49. An interactive, web-based workspace designed to support use and study of the manuscripts in the historic Parker Library at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge containing rare medieval and Renaissance manuscripts as well as early printed books.
  50. A collection of nearly 6,000 postcards collected by Philip Francis that visually and vividly capture a wide array of places, people, events, industries, geographic and architectural landmarks, modes of transportation – all associated with British Columbia.
  51. Access to nearly 200 million pages of digitized historical content.
    Free for residents located in British Columbia and the Yukon, Canada. SFU Authorized Users may access the same Gale Digital Collections from anywhere with a valid SFU ID and password.
  52. Access to substantial collections of original archival material – manuscript, typescript and ephemera – from key libraries in Britain and America covering music, politics, fashion and youth culture from 1950 to 1975 in Britain and America.
  53. The interviews in this collection were donated by QMUNITY, British Columbia's largest LGBTQ community centre, located in Vancouver. They were conducted as part of a project called Stories of Older Queers: Videography and Archives of Queer Elder Experiences.
  54. Documents related to rodeos across Western Canada and the role they played in building communities in the west.
  55. Access to rare and priceless literary sources for scholars and students studying the Romantic period.
  56. A searchable database of select Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (RCAP) records.
  57. SAGE Research Methods Datasets is a collection of teaching datasets and instructional guides that give students a chance to learn data analysis by practicing themselves.
  58. Streaming videos on tutorials, interviews, video case studies, and mini-documentaries covering the entire research process. Also includes areas such as writing a research proposal, planning and designing a research project and securing ethical approval. Practical skills such as project management, writing for publication, presenting work, and building networks are also presented in explanatory videos.
  59. Oral histories of Scottish immigrants to BC.
  60. SFU AtoM provides a single interface for searching the archival holdings of the SFU Archives and SFU Library's Special Collections and Rare Books.
  61. Original manuscript and rare printed material on trans-Atlantic slavery and abolition.
  62. The largest and most ambitious project of its kind, Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive is a thematically organized, four-part historical archive devoted to the scholarly study and understanding of slavery from a multinational perspective.
  63. Primary source documents from the Smithsonian's vast collections.
  64. Combines Air & Space Magazine and Smithsonian Magazine for a fully searchable digital archive.
  65. An online resource for the study of Early Modern Britain and Europe. It reproduces original historical manuscripts in facsimile, linking each manuscript to its corresponding fully-searchable Calendar entry.
  66. The TechBC Memory Project is a collection of thirty interviews that documents the experiences and reflections of the community of the Technical University of British Columbia in Surrey, British Columbia.
  67. Correspondence, newspaper clippings and other materials related to Shirley Petten's landmark ruling on same-sex survivor benefit rights from the BC Worker's Compensation Board in 1992.
  68. Primary source documents relating to the demonstrations and their aftermath: public mail, memoranda, reports, cables, meeting notes, news clippings and much more.
  69. A collection of digitized print materials documenting the emergence of a Ukrainian-Canadian culture in Canada.
  70. A collection of print material published in Canada between 1900 and 1950, which focuses on Ukrainian immigration to Canada.
  71. A scholarly, primary source database focusing on adult comic books and graphic novels.
  72. An essential resource for the study of popular entertainment in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
  73. Correspondences of early to mid-Victorian British women writers.
  74. Access to BestCase, CriminalSource and LawSource. Contains former Criminal Spectrum content.
  75. Records regarding a series of mid to latter 20th century court cases relating to WMAT land claims, water rights and other socioeconomic matters.
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