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Anthology Film Archives
Anthology Film Archives is an international centre for the preservation, study and exhibition of film and video with a particular focus on American independent and avant-garde cinema and its precursors found in classic European, S...
Archive of Popular American Music
The UCLA Music Library's Archive of Popular American Music is a research collection covering the history of popular music in the United States from 1790 to the present. The collection, fully accessible at the item level through th...
BFI - British Film Institute
The BFI (British Film Institute) promotes understanding and appreciation of Britain's rich film and television heritage and culture. Established in 1933, the BFI runs a range of activities and services. BFI Southbank (previously...
The British Library
The British Library (BL) is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is based in London and is one of the world's largest research libraries, holding over 150 million items in all known languages and formats: books, journals...
The British Museum
The British Museum is a museum of human history and culture situated in London. Its collections, which number more than 7 million objects, are amongst the largest and most comprehensive in the world and originate from all continen...
Canadian Encyclopedia
The full text of The Canadian Encyclopedia and its related resources has been made available online by the Historica Foundation as a public service since 1999. Since its publication in book form in 1985, The Canadian Encyclopedia ...
Centre for Suicide Prevention
The Centre for Suicide Prevention collects and distributes information on suicide and suicidal behaviour, and provides training on Suicide Prevention, Intervention, Awareness and Bereavement. The Centre provides statistics, conta...
Centre Pompidou
In a unique location under one roof, the Centre Pompidou houses one of the most important museums in the world, featuring the leading collection of modern and contemporary art in Europe, a vast public reference library with facili...
Deutsches Historisches Museum
The Deutsches Historisches Museum (DHM, German Historical Museum) was founded in 1987 by the chancellor of Germany, Helmut Kohl, and the mayor of Berlin, Eberhard Diepgen, on the occasion of the 750th anniversary of the founding o...
Ulli Diemer
Comment and analysis from a libertarian perspective on topics such as censorship and freedom of speech, political correctness, double standards, identity politics, post-modernism, media bias, atheism, secularism, and archives and ...
Filmmuseum
The Filmmuseum is Holland's museum for cinematography. The museum's collection of films covers the whole of the history of cinema from the very first silent films, dating from the late 19th century, up to the latest contemporary d...
J. Paul Getty Museum
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks to further knowledge of the visual arts and to nurture critical seeing by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting works of art of the highest quality. To fulfill its mission, the Museum c...
Global Music Archive
The Global Music Archive is a multi-media reference archive and resource centre for traditional and popular song, music and dance of Africa and the Americas. It is a public facility that promotes education in African and American ...
ibiblio.org
The public's library and digital archive. Home to one of the largest "collections of collections" on the Internet, ibiblio.org is a conservancy of freely available information, including software, music, literature, art, history,...
Imperial War Museum
The Imperial War Museum is unique in its coverage of conflicts, especially those involving Britain and the Commonwealth, from the First World War to the present day. It seeks to provide for, and to encourage, the study and underst...
Internet Archive
The Internet Archive is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that was founded to build an Internet library, with the purpose of offering permanent access for researchers, historians and scholars to historical collections that exist in digital f...
Irish Traditional Music Archive
The Irish Traditional Music Archive - Taisce Cheol D£chais ireann - is a national reference archive and resource centre for the traditional song, instrumental music and dance of Ireland. It is a public not-for-profit facility whi...
Kunsthistorisches Museum
The Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna numbers among the most important European museum buildings put up during the 19th century. The monumental structure, built at the behest of Emperor Franz Joseph I as part of his expansion of...
Marxists Internet Archive
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
Museo Nacional del Prado
The Museo del Prado is a museum and art gallery located in Madrid, the capital of Spain. It features one of the world's finest collections of European art, from the 12th century to the early 19th century, based on the former Spani...
Museum of the History of Science
The Museum of the History of Science houses an unrivalled collection of historic scientific instruments in the world's oldest surviving purpose-built museum building, the Old Ashmolean on Broad Street, Oxford. By virtue of the col...
National Archives of the United States
As the nation's record keeper, it is our vision that all Americans will understand the vital role records play in a democracy, and their own personal stake in the National Archives. Our holdings and diverse programs will be availa...
National Film and Sound Archive
The National Film and Sound Archive is the national audiovisual archive, playing a key role in documenting and interpreting the Australian experience and actively contributing to the development of Australia's audiovisual industry...
National Museum of the American Indian
The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian is a museum dedicated to the life, languages, literature, history and arts of the native peoples of the Western Hemisphere. It was established in 1989 through an Act of Cong...
National Music Museum
Founded in 1973 on the campus of the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, the National Music Museum (NMM) & Center for Study of the History of Musical Instruments is one of the great institutions of its kind in the world. Its...
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is an alliance of 26 countries from North America and Europe committed to fulfilling the goals of the North Atlantic Treaty signed on 4 April 1949. In accordance with the Treaty, the f...
Natural History Museum
The Natural History Museum is an international leader in the scientific study of the natural world. Our science mission is to: * Explore the diversity of the natural world and the processes that generate this diversity. * Use t...
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
The ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives honours the past, celebrates the present, and enriches the future of all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. We foster acceptance of sexual and gender diversity by supporting educ...
Open Music Archive
The Open Music Archive is situated within the current discourse surrounding notions of authorship, ownership and distribution, reanimated by a porting of Free/Libre and Open Source software models to wider creative contexts. The O...
Project Gutenberg
Founded in 1971 by Michael Hart with the aim of putting most of the world's great literature online, Project Gutenberg now has thousands of books available electronically.
Sources Select Resources
SOURCES SELECT Resources, published by Sources, features articles about and reviews of information resources, research techniques, and other issues of interest to journalists and researchers. SOURCES SELECT Resources app...
The Straight Goods
Over ten years Straight Goods News has worked to become a trusted, progressive Canadian online news source. It evolved from one news website - StraightGoods.ca - to a family of them including: HarperIndex.ca, PublicValues.ca, ...
World Digital Library
The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world. The principal objectives of the WDL are to: ...

News Releases

Armed gunmen raid salvadoran human rights organization, burn archives
2013-11-15
Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador
Armed gunmen raid Salvadoran human rights organization Pro-Busqueda just months after abrupt closure of Archdiocese's human rights office, Tutela Legal. Human rights defenders see actions as effort to...
Connexions Archive seeks a new home
2009-11-18
Connexions Information Sharing Services
The Connexions Archive, a Toronto-based library dedicated to preserving the history of grassroots movements for social change, needs a new home.
Grassroots Archives: Preservation as subversion?
2012-10-08
Ulli Diemer of Connexions, a social justice library and archive - www.connexions.org - discusses problems facing grassroots archives at a talk sponsored by the Humanist Association of Toronto (HAT).
Is that an archive in your basement... or are you just hoarding?
2012-06-26
Connexions
Are you an 'accidental archivist'? Have you been saving the publications and documents produced by the social justice projects you've been involved in? Then Connexions would like to hear from you.
Memory as Resistance: Grassroots Archives and the Battle of Memory
2012-11-02
Connexions Archive
CONNEXIONS and Beit Zatoun are spotlighting grassroots archives this November with an open house and networking event November 24, a talk and discussion November 27, and an exhibit (November 16-27).
Sex Information and Education Council of Canada Launches New Website
2009-10-21
SIECCAN, The Sex Information and Education Council of Canada
Sex Information and Education Council of Canada Launches New Website
Sources welcomes Michael Riordon
2010-04-14
Michael Riordon
Sources welcomes a new member: Michael Riordon. Canadian writer and documentary-maker Michael Riordon writes/directs/produces books and articles, audio, video and film documentaries, plays for radio a...
Tom Tomorrow Collection Donated to The OSU Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum
2015-01-23
Ohio State University
Dan Perkins donates "Tom Tomorrow Collection" to The Ohio State University Libraries' Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum.

Sources Select Resources

Aboriginal Archives Guide
Article
2007
Association of Canadian Archivists
Activist archiving in Toronto
Lithgow, Michael
Article
2013
Alternative Archive
People gather in Toronto to discuss what many hope will grow into a movement for archiving grassroots histories.
Aletta Institute for Women's History
Organization
The Aletta Institute holds books, magazines, archives, works of music, photographs, posters, diaries, letters, all sorts of household and personal objects relevant to women and women’s lives. Home of ...
Archeion
Website
Archives Association of Ontario
Archeion brings together information about archives held by organizations all over Ontario. Archeion is a service provided by the Archives Association of Ontario (AAO). Search Archeion to find records...
Archival Science
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
The theory and study of the safe storage, cataloguing and retrieval of documents and items.
Archives Association of British Columbia Toolkit
Article
Archives Association of British Columbia
The AABC Archivist's Toolkit offers access to a wide range of on-line and published resources for archivists and archives workers at all levels. Special care is taken to provide resources for small an...
Archives Associaton of Ontario Resources
Article
Archives Associaton of Ontario
Web-based resources for archivists compiled and curated by the AAO, Archives Advisor, Archeion Coordinator, and various committees.
Archives under siege: Ottawa gathering calls for national action
What We Have Lost, What We Stand to Lose: The Future of Archives and Archivists in Canada
Lithgow, Michael
Article
2013
Alternative Archive
Report about a public meeting about the state of archives in Canada today.
Archiving With May Day Rooms
From the Marx Memorial Library to Cold Bath Fields
Linebaugh, Peter
Article
2013
CounterPunch
In our day, as the traces of our radical movements are being thrown into rubbish pits, as state sponsored “austerity” demands the commodification of every inch of space, and with sinister intent destr...
Are Canada's Archives for Sale?
Corcelli, John
Article
1999
Sources
Armed gunmen raid salvadoran human rights organization, burn archives
Sources News Release
Article
2013
Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador
Armed gunmen raid Salvadoran human rights organization Pro-Busqueda just months after abrupt closure of Archdiocese's human rights office, Tutela Legal. Human rights defenders see actions as effort to...
'Badass Librarians' Foil al Qaeda, Save Ancient Manuscripts
Worrall, Simon
Article
2016
National Geographic
Scholars used donkey carts, boats, and teenage couriers to smuggle a priceless collection out of Timbuktu.
Bracero History Archive
Database
The Bracero History Archive collects and makes available the oral histories and artifacts pertaining to the Bracero program, a guest worker initiative that spanned the years 1942-1964. Millions of Mex...
Burning History in San Salvador
Destruction of Historical and Human Rights Archives
Maslin, Sarah
Article
2013
CounterPunch
On Thursday, Nov. 14, three armed men broke into the offices of Pro-Búsqueda. The attack on Pro-Búsqueda was not a random crime. We should be worried about what is happening in El Salvador.
Canada's Science Library Closures Mirror Bush's Playbook
Similar moves by US Republican president met sharp backlash from 10,000 scientists.
Nikiforuk, Andrew
Article
2014
The Tyee
The Harper government is now eliminating seven Department of Fishery libraries containing one of the world's most comprehensive collections of information on fisheries, aquatic sciences and nautical s...
The Case for Grassroots Archives
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2012
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Grassroots archives play a valuable role in what has been called "the battle of memory". People's history projects such as grassroots archives preserve and share stories of resistance, hidden historie...
Le Centre d'histoire et d'archives du travail
Organization
Le Centre d'histoire et d'archives du travail (CHAT) se consacre à la préservation de la mémoire des syndicats québécois, menacée en l'absence d'une intervention concertée. Il a pour mission de sensib...
Connexions Archive home page
Website
Connexions Archive & Library
The Connexions Archive & Library is Toronto-based project dedicated to keeping alive the rich history of grassroots movements for social justice.
Connexions Library: Arts, Media, Culture Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on media, culture, and art.
Connexions Library: History Focus Page
Website
2009
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, documents and other resources on historical topics.
Connexions Library Subject Index
Website
1975
Connexions Information Sharing Services
A comprehensive subject index of documents in the Connexions Library.
Cuts and Closures at Canada’s federal libraries
Article
2013
Federal libraries are an important part of Canada’s cultural heritage. These specialist libraries house some of Canada’s most important collections. Dozens of federal departmental libraries across the...
Destruction of Labor History Archives at Ruskin College, Oxford
Poe, Ryan
Article
2012
LAWCHA - Labor and Working-Class History Association
The archives of Ruskin College, pioneer institution of working-class education, have been partly destroyed, on the instructions of the college principal and despite protests and an offer from the Bish...
The Digital Dark Ages: Movies and Books Get Deleted as Selfies Pile Up
Rall, Ted
Article
2015
Counterpunch
Historians and archivists call our times the "digital dark ages." The name evokes the medieval period that followed the collapse of the Roman Empire, which led to a radical decline in the recorded his...
Dismantling of Fishery Library 'Like a Book Burning,' Say Scientists
Harper government shuts down 'world class' collection on freshwater science and protection
Nikiforuk, Andrew
Article
2013
The Tyee
The Harper government has dismantled one of the world's top aquatic and fishery libraries as part of its agenda to reduce government as well as limit the role of environmental science in policy decisi...
Double Fold (Wikipedia article about the book by Nicholson Baker)
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
2007
Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper is a non-fiction book by Nicholson Baker that was published in April, 2001.
Eric Marshall laments closure of namesake Fisheries library
Rusland, Peter
Article
2014
Cowichan News Leader
The government seems to be saying 'We want to exploit our natural resources, whether it's natural gas or oil sands, and basically to heck with environmental impacts.'
Files linking Britain to Israel's nuclear weapons go missing from National Archives
Article
2016
Official documents on Britain's relationship with Israel, including papers on "military and nuclear collaboration" in the 1970s, have disappeared from the National Archives in the last four years.
Finding aid
Wikipedia article
Article
A finding aid, in the context of archival science, is a document containing detailed information about a specific collection of papers or records within an archive. Finding aids are used by researcher...
Fonds
Wikipedia article
Article
In archival science, a fonds is the aggregation of documents that originate from the same source. More specifically, a fonds distinguishes itself from a collection through its organic nature, as archi...
For the Love of Books: A Sarajevo Story - in pictures
Photo/Image/Poster
2012
The Guardian
During the Bosnian war, a group of men and women risked their lives to rescue thousands of irreplaceable Islamic manuscripts -- and preserve a nation's history. Amid bullets and bombs, this handful of...
From Cave Paintings to the Internet
Norman, Jeremy
Article
2013
Jeremy Norman & Co., Inc.
Chronological and Thematic Studies on the History of Information and Media.
Google can't be trusted to look after our books
Barron, Simon
Article
2011
The Guardian
The author warns that Google's lack of accountability to the public could put its digital collection in jeopardy should it become too expensive to maintain. He argues that the protection of cultural r...
Grassroots archive information sheet
About your archive - collection - resource centre - library
Article
2012
Connexions
Connexions is working on a project to help network grassroots archives and collections of materials about activist and radical history. If you have a collection of social justice materials in your bas...
The Great Book Robbery
Brunner, Benny (director)
Film/Video
2012
As Palestinians were expelled from their land in 1948, librarians from Israel’s National Library followed the militias as they forced their way into Palestinian homes. Their mission was to collect as ...
How the FBI Turned Me On to Rare Books
Davis, Natalie Zemon
Article
2013
New York Review of Books
I have wanted to be a historian of hope. We can take heart from the fact that no matter how dire the situation, some will find means to resist, some will find means to cope, and some will remember and...
How to Keep Union Records
Nash, Michael (ed.)
Article
2010
Society of American Archivists
IISH in Archives Portal Europe
Article
2014
Social History Portal
Archival materials at the IISH are now accessible through Archives Portal Europe. The portal provides access to information on archival material from the inventories of hundreds of archival institutio...
ipl2 Collection Policy (Internet Public Library)
Article
The ipl2 is an educational, research, and service laboratory; two of its major roles are educating students at graduate schools of information and providing library services to internet users.
Is that an archive in your basement... or are you just hoarding?
Sources News Release
Article
2012
Connexions
Are you an 'accidental archivist'? Have you been saving the publications and documents produced by the social justice projects you've been involved in? Then Connexions would like to hear from you.
Librarians and Palestine
An Interview with Vani Natarajan
Jacobs, Ron
Article
2013
CounterPunch
Working to preserve Palestinian records and memory in the face of deliberate destruction by Israel.
Library of Congress Authorities
Database
Library of Congress
Using Library of Congress Authorities, you can browse and view authority headings for Subject, Name, Title and Name/Title combinations; and download authority records in MARC format for use in a local...
Life in Stills
Tal, Tamar
Film/Video
2011
The Heymann Brothers Films
A photo shop owner and her grandson join forces to save the shop and the nearly one million negatives that document Israel's defining moments.
Lost Memory: Libraries and Archives destroyed in the Twentieth Century
van der Hoeven, Hans; van Albada, Joan
Article
1996
UNESCO
This document lists major disasters that have destroyed or caused irreparable damage during the 20th century to libraries and archives, whether written of audio-visual.
Magazine Archives: List of online magazine archives - Wikipedia
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Martin Luther King Jr's Radicalism Muted by MLK Archives' Corporate Sponsors
Patel, Raj
Article
2014
Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal
The MLK Archive, sponsored by JPMorgan Chase and Co., omits Martin Luther King Jr's speech delivered at Carnegie Hall on February 23, 1968 on the 100th anniversary of W.E.B Du Bois' birth. The speech ...
Memory as Resistance: Grassroots Archives and the Battle of Memory
Preservation as subversion: Do grassroots archives have a future?
Article
2012
Connexions and Beit Zatoun
CONNEXIONS and Beit Zatoun are spotlighting grassroots archives this November with an open house and networking event November 24, a talk and discussion November 27, and an exhibit (November 16-27). G...
Memory and Repression in El Salvador
McAnarney, Alexandra
Article
2013
Truthout
The raid on Pro-Busqueda happened three days after the Salvadorean Supreme Court heard testimony from survivors of a 1982 raid carried out by government forces.
Moving 750 million pages of print archive to a new home
Article
2013
BBC
For 82 years, researchers have made the journey to Colindale in north London, the home of the British Newspaper Library, a vast collection of almost every British newspaper published in the last 300 y...
Online initiatives abound at the Library of Congress
LaFrance, Adrienne
Article
2013
Guardian Weekly
Card catalogues vanish from sight at the Library of Congress.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2014
Connexions
A newsletter with news and articles about current issues, as well as news from the realm of grassroots archives and people's history. Also featuring selected items from the Connexions Calendar, Seeds ...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - July 3, 2014
Surveillance
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Khan, Tahmid (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2014
Connexions
The first issue of Other Voices, the Connexions newsletter. Topic of the week is Surveillance. Articles on climate politics, 21st-century land grabs, and the destruction of Canada's science libraries....
Oxfam donates archive to the Bodleian Libraries
Article
2013
Oxford-based international development charity Oxfam has announced it has donated the organization’s archive, spanning the last seventy years, to the University of Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries. Now, w...
The Oxford Guide to Library Research - Review
Article
1998
An excellent guide to doing research, explaining research methods and strategies and their strengths and weaknesses of. See review in Sources Select Resources.
The past belongs to everyone: British Library calls on public to help piece together history
Ghazal, Rym
Article
2015
The National
As the British Library thrusts itself into the digital age, more than a million images from its archives are available online. And it wants the public's help to expand what is known about them.
Preservation (library and archival science)
Wikipedia article
Article
Preservation is a branch of library and information science concerned with maintaining or restoring access to artifacts, documents and records through the study, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of...
Public history
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Public history is a term that describes the broad range of activities undertaken by people with some training in the discipline of history who are generally working outside of specialized academic set...
Repositories of Primary Sources
Eastern United States and Canada
Website
Rural India — a living journal, a breathing archive
The everyday lives of everyday people
Sainath, P
Article
2015
Pari
Project on rural India consisting of an archive which depicts its diverse and complex countryside.
Save the feature before it explodes
Several films directed by Alfred Hitchcock in the 1920s are being fully restored
Miller, Henry K.
Article
2011
The Guardian
Nine films Hitchcock directed during the 1920s will be restored by archivists at the British Film Institute before the volatile nitrate reels combust. The film archivists' work and the hirstory of the...
Saving past is first step to the future
Fick, Maggie
Article
2010
The Guardian
The archives of southern Sudan are all currently housed in a tent donated by USAid. Many documents have been damaged due to the poor storage facilities. The Rift Valley Institute, a non-profit researc...
Secret Memo Casts Doubt on Feds' Claims for Science Library Closures
Goal stated is 'culling' research, not preserving and sharing through digitization
Nikiforuk, Andrew
Article
2013
The Tyee
A federal document marked "secret" obtained by Postmedia News indicates the closure or destruction of more than half a dozen world famous science libraries has little if anything to do with digitizing...
South Africa's short memory
Harding, Jeremy
Article
2015
Le Monde diplomatique
The migrants so recently attacked in South Africa almost all came from neighbouring countries that paid a high price in death and ruin for supporting anti-apartheid struggles.
To spread the revolution: anarchist archives and libraries
Moran, Jessica
Article
2016
Libcom.org
Notes on why anarchists have created libraries (past and present) and some of the challenges they face, drawing on a survey of current anarchist libraries, anarchist history, and the author's own expe...
Tom Tomorrow Collection Donated to The OSU Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Ohio State University
Dan Perkins donates "Tom Tomorrow Collection" to The Ohio State University Libraries' Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum.
The treasures of Timbuktu
The race is on to preserve papers dating back to a west African golden age
Rice, Xan
Article
2007
The Guardian Weekly
West African scholars are quickly discovering the wealth of manuscripts burried in and near Timbuktu dating from the 11th century. Governments and universities are building archives in which to house ...
Web archiving
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Web archiving is the process of collecting portions of the World Wide Web and ensuring the collection is preserved in an archive, such as an archive site, for future researchers, historians, and the p...
What is Distinctive about the Library of Congress In Both its Collections and its Means of Access to Them
And The Reasons LC Needs to Maintain Classified Shelving of Books Onsite, And A Way to Deal Effectively with the Problem of "Books on the Fl
Mann, Thomas
Article
2009
The Library cannot solve its space problems by adoption of a "digital strategy" without seriously damaging our larger mission to promote scholarship of unusual scope and depth. If the Library’s own ...
What is Going on at the Library of Congress?
Mann, Thomas
Article
2006
What is going on at the Library of Congress? Several recent decisions by the current LC administration have produced firestorms of protest, both inside and outside the Library, that LC is abdicating ...
What's Driving Chaotic Dismantling of Canada's Science Libraries?
Scientists reject Harper government claims vital material is being saved digitally
Nikiforuk, Andrew
Article
2013
The Tyee
Scientists say the closure of some of the world's finest fishery, ocean and environmental libraries by the Harper government has been so chaotic that irreplaceable collections of intellectual capital ...
Whose Archive? Whose History? Destruction of Archives at Ruskin College, Oxford
Article
2012
History Workshop Online
A repository of lived experience of the trade union and labour movement of the twentieth century is being deliberately trashed.
Why Israel is blocking access to its archives
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2016
Al Jazeera
Israel is concealing vital records to prevent darkest periods in its history from coming to light, academics say.
Why the Newberry Library Is Collecting Black Lives Matter Artifacts
Hurst, Adrienne
Article
2016
Chicago
Archivists hope to crowdsource historical documentation of today's civil-rights movements.

Sources Bookshelf

Double Fold
Libraries and the Assault on Paper
Baker, Nicholson
Book
2001
Double Fold examines the preservation of books in United States libraries over the past 50 years. It details the libraries' "war" on books -- the alarming lack of preservation and the destruction of ...
Finding Answers
The Essential Guide to Gathering Information in Canada
Tudor, Dean
Book
1993
Outlines the essentials of how to find and use information.
Improbable Libraries: A Visual Journey to the World's Most Unusual Libraries
Johnson, Alex
Book
2015
Improbable Libraries showcases a wide range of images and interviews with librarians who are overcoming geographic, economic, and political difficulties to bring the written word to an eager audience.
Keepers of the Record
The History of the Hudson's Bay Company Archives
Simmons, Deidre
Book
2009
Offers a comprehensive look at the development of the Hudson's Bay Company Archives over three centuries. Archives trace the history of the fur trade, North American exploration, the growth of a retai...
Kill The Messengers
Stephen Harper's Assault on Your Right to Know
Bourrie, Mark
Book
2015
Ottawa has become a place where the nation's business is done in secret, and access to information - the lifeblood of democracy in Canada - is under attack.
The Library at Night
Manguel, Alberto
Book
2006
The Library at Night tells the story of the important role of libraries in human civilization and how books are an essential link between the individual and the world.
The Oxford Guide to Library Research
Mann, Thomas
Book
1998
An overview of little-known but powerful strategies used by librarians and information specialists, with clear explanations of fundamental methods searching.
Paper Knowledge: Toward a Media History of Documents
Gitelman, Lisa
Book
2014
Four essays making up a short book on where the history of media and technology overlap.
Pictures Bring Us Messages
Sinaakssiiksi aohtsimaahpihkookiyaawa. Photographs and Histories from the Kainai Nation
Brown, Alison, K., Peers, Laura, with members of the Kainai Nation
Book
2006
An example of museum professionals working with member of an aboriginal community to explore photographs taken of members of that community many decades earlier.
Sources Select Resources
Reviews and information about print and online resources for journalists and researchers
Website
1977
Reviews and information about print and online resources for journalists and researchers.
An Unauthorized Biography of the World
Oral History on the Front Lines
Riordon, Michael
Book
2004
This book uses oral history to discuss oral history. It is in memoir style, and delves into how oral history is done in such places as First Nations (Canada), Turkey, Chicago, Newfoundland, Peru, New ...

Media

Access
Current issues, ideas for the improvement of librarianship in Ontario, and trends that will affect the future development of the profession.
Anglican Journal
National news magazine of the Anglican Church of Canada. Covering issues of importance to Anglicans.
The Archivist/L'Archiviste
A free, bilingual, information-packed magazine highlighting the archival resources and services of the National Archives of Canada.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canada Aviation and Space Museum
The museum's collection policy is to illustrate the development of the flying machine in both peace and war from the pioneer period to the present time.
Department of Canadian Heritage
Amalgamation of certain programs from former Department of the Secretary of State, Parks Canada, Multiculturalism and Citizenship, Amateur Sport, and Communications Canada. Mandate is to ensure a stro...
National Film Board
Canada#s public film producer and distributor.
National Research Council of Canada
Canada's premier organization for research and development.


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