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  2. Digitized Microforms
  3. Electronic Collection
  4. Open Data
  5. Research Aids
  6. Virtual Exhibitions


  1. Acts of Divorce, 1841-1968
  2. AMICUS - Canadian National Catalogue
  3. ArchiviaNet: On-line Research Tool (Archived)
  4. AVITUS - Directory of Canadian Genealogical Resources (Archived)
  5. Biophil - Stamp Creators (Archived)
  6. Births, Marriages and Deaths Recorded in Canada
  7. Black Loyalist Refugees, 1782-1807- Port Roseway Associates
  8. Board of Guardians
  9. Cabinet Conclusions
  10. Canada Gazette: A Nation's Chronicle (Database) (Archived)
  11. Canadian Directories: Who Was Where
  12. Canadian Feature Film Database
  13. Canadian Illustrated News: Images in the News, 1869-1883
  14. Canadian Mail Order Catalogues
  15. Canadian Music Periodical Index
  16. Canadian Olympians (Archived)
  17. Canadian Patents, 1869-1919
  18. Canadian Poetry Audio Archives (Database)
  19. Canadian Post Office Publications
  20. Canadian Postal Archives (Archived)
  21. Catalogue of Census Returns on Microfilm 1666-1901
  22. Census of Lower Canada, 1825
  23. Census of Lower Canada, 1831
  24. Census of 1842, Canada East
  25. Census of 1842, Canada West
  26. Census of 1851 (Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia)
  27. Census of 1861
  28. Census of 1870, Manitoba
  29. Census of Canada, 1871
  30. Federal Census of 1871 (Ontario)
  31. Census of Canada, 1881
  32. Census of Canada, 1891
  33. Census of Canada, 1901
  34. Census of the Northwest Provinces, 1906
  35. Census of Canada, 1911
  36. Census of the Prairie Provinces, 1916
  37. Census of 1921 (Available from
  38. Citizenship and Naturalization Records
  39. Citizenship Registration Records, 1851-1945 - Montreal Circuit Court
  40. Courts-martial of the First World War
  41. Diaries of William Lyon Mackenzie King
  42. Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
  43. Directory of Special Collections of Research Value in Canadian Libraries (Archived)
  44. Disc-O-Logue
  45. Documentary Art (Archived)
  46. Early Images of Canada: Illustrations from Rare Books (Archived)
  47. Electronic Collection: A Virtual Collection of Monographs and Periodicals
  48. Faces of the Second World War
  49. Federal Publication Locator
  50. Film, Video and Sound
  51. French-Canadian Newspapers: An Essential Historical Source (1808-1919) (Database)
  52. Gaspé Land Commission. List of names of claimants (1819-1825)
  53. Government of Canada Files (Archived)
  54. Government of Canada Web Archive
  55. History of the Book in Canada (Archived)
  56. Home Children
  57. Home Children Immigration Records
  58. Images Canada
  59. Immigrant Diaries and Guides - Moving Here, Staying Here. The Canadian Immigrant Experience (Archived)
  60. Immigrants at Grosse Île Quarantine Station, 1832-1937
  61. Immigrants before 1865
  62. Immigrants from China
  63. Immigrants from the Russian Empire, 1898-1922
  64. Immigrants Sponsored by the Montreal Emigrant Society, 1832
  65. Index to Federal Royal Commissions
  66. Indian Affairs Annual Reports, 1864-1990
  67. Indian Reserves - Western Canada
  68. Land Petitions of Lower Canada (1764-1841)
  69. Lower Canada Land Petitions
  70. Loyalists
  71. Loyalists in the Maritimes — Ward Chipman Muster Master's Office, 1777–1785
  72. Maps, Plans and Charts (Archived)
  73. Marriage Bonds, 1779-1858 - Upper and Lower Canada
  74. Merrilees Transportation Collection - Canada, by Train (Database)
  75. Microform Digitization
  76. Military Medals, Honours and Awards, 1812–1969
  77. Naskapi Lexicon (Archived)
  78. Naturalization Records, 1828-1850 - Upper Canada and Canada West
  79. Naturalization Records, 1915-1951
  80. North West Mounted Police (NWMP) - Personnel Records, 1873-1904
  81. Orders-in-Council
  82. Passageways True Tales of Adventure for Young Explorers (Archived)
  83. Passenger Lists
  84. Passenger Lists and Border Entries, 1925-1935 - Nominal Indexes
  85. Passenger Lists for the Port of Quebec City, 1865-1900
  86. Passenger Lists, 1865-1922
  87. Passports
  88. Pathfinders and Passageways: The Exploration of Canada (Archived)
  89. Philatelic Bibliography (Archived)
  90. Philatelic Library (Archived)
  91. Philatis - Postal Archives (Archived)
  92. Photographs (Archived)
  93. Photographs: Canadian Nurses (Archived)
  94. Photographs: War Records-Manufacturing (WRM) Series - National Film Board of Canada
  95. PIKA: Canadian Children's Literature Database (Archived)
  96. Post Offices and Postmasters
  97. Prime Ministers' Fonds (Archived)
  98. Private Archives and Colonial Records (Archived)
  99. Project Naming (Database)
  100. Public Opinion Research Reports
  101. Railway Employees (Employees Provident Fund)
  102. Red and Black Series (Archived)
  103. RPM
  104. Second World War Service Files: Canadian Armed Forces War Dead
  105. Service Files of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1910-1941 - Ledger Sheets
  106. Sheet Music from Canada's Past
  107. Ship Registration Index
  108. Sir John A. Macdonald: Canada’s Patriot Statesman (Database)
  109. Soldiers of the First World War - Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF)
  110. South African War, 1899-1902 - Service Files, Medals and Land Applications
  111. The Evidence Web (Archived)
  112. The Evidence Web - Browse Themes (Archived)
  113. Theses Canada Portal
  114. Treaties, Surrenders and Agreements
  115. UFOs: The Search for the Unknown (Database)
  116. Upper Canada Land Board (1765-1804)
  117. Upper Canada Land Petitions (1763-1865)
  118. Virtual Gramophone: Canadian Historical Sound Recordings
  119. War Diaries of the First World War (Archived)
  120. Western Land Grants (1870-1930)

Digitized Microforms

  1. Border Entries
  2. Border Entry, 1908-1918 (Archived)
  3. Border Entry, 1925-1935 (Archived)
  4. Border Entry, Form 30, 1919-1924 (Archived)
  5. British Military and Naval Records (RG 8, C Series) - Documents (Archived)
  6. British Military and Naval Records (RG 8, C Series) - Index only (Archived)
  7. Census of Canada, 1871 (Archived)
  8. Census of the Prairie Provinces, 1916 (Archived)
  9. Circumstances of Death Registers, First World War (Archived)
  10. Commonwealth War Graves Registers, First World War (Archived)
  11. Heir and Devisee Commission
  12. Ocean Arrivals, Form 30A, 1919-1924 (Archived)
  13. Passenger Lists: Eastern U.S. Ports (1925-1935) (Archived)
  14. Passenger Lists: Halifax (1925-1935) (Archived)
  15. Passenger Lists: Montreal (1925-1935) (Archived)
  16. Passenger Lists: New York (1925-1935) (Archived)
  17. Passenger Lists: North Sydney (1925-1935) (Archived)
  18. Passenger Lists: Quebec City (1925-1935) (Archived)
  19. Passenger Lists: Saint John (1925-1935) (Archived)
  20. Passenger Lists: Vancouver and Victoria (1925-1935) (Archived)
  21. School Files Series - 1879-1953 (RG10) (Archived)
  22. Sir John Thompson fonds - Diary and other material (Archived)
  23. Sir John Thompson fonds - Letterbooks (Archived)
  24. Sir John Thompson fonds - Letters received (Archived)
  25. Upper Canada Land Books
  26. Upper Canada Land Petitions (1763-1865) (Archived)
  27. Upper Canada Sundries
  28. Veterans Death Cards: First World War (Archived)
  29. War of 1812: Board of Claims for Losses, 1813-1848, RG 19 E5A (Archived)
  30. War of 1812: Lower Canada Nominal Rolls and Paylists, RG 9 1A7 (Archived)
  31. War of 1812: Miscellaneous Records (Archived)
  32. War of 1812: Upper Canada Returns, Nominal Rolls and Paylists, RG 9 1B7 (Archived)

Electronic Collection

  1. All About Maps (Archived)
  2. Anti-slavery Issues in Canada, 1830-1870: A Selective Bibliography (Archived)
  3. Arctic Exploration and the Search for the Northwest Passage (Archived)
  4. Beyond the Letters: A Retrospective of Canadian Alphabet Books (Archived)
  5. Canada at Scale: Maps of Our History (Archived)
  6. Canada's Constitutional Evolution (Archived)
  7. Canada's Digital Collections (Archived)
  8. Canadian Private Presses (Archived)
  9. Canadian War Artists (Archived)
  10. Celebrating Dayal Kaur Khalsa (Archived)
  11. Claude Champagne Virtual Exhibition (Archived)
  12. Critical Acclaim: Portaits from the National Archives of Canada (Archived)
  13. Cultivating Canadian Gardens: The History of Gardening in Canada (Archived)
  14. Engine of Immortality: Canadian Newspapers from 1752 Until Today (Archived)
  15. Finding Out About Native Canadian Women Writers Published in English (Archived)
  16. Gabrielle Roy (Archived)
  17. Guardians of the North: The National Superhero in Canadian Comic-Book Art (Archived)
  18. Guide to Canadian Labour History Resources (Archived)
  19. Guide to Canadian Political Science Resources: Federal Institutions and their Structure (Archived)
  20. Heroes of Lore and Yore: Canadian Heroes in Fact and Fiction (Archived)
  21. Impressions: 250 Years of Printing in the Lives of Canadians (Archived)
  22. In Memory of HM Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother (Archived)
  23. Karsh Masterworks: Atribute (Archived)
  24. Legends in Life and Art: The Portrait Photography of Roloff Beny (Archived)
  25. New Wave Canada: Coach House Press and the Small Press Movement in English Canada in the 1960s (Archived)
  26. On the Job: A Century of Canadians at Work (Archived)
  27. Oscar Peterson: A Jazz Sensation (Archived)
  28. Out of This World: Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy (Archived)
  29. Page by Page: Creating a Children's Book (Archived)
  30. Passages: A Treasure Trove of North American Exploration (Archived)
  31. Passageways: True Tales of Adventure for Young Explorers (Archived)
  32. Pathfinders and Passageways: The Exploration of Canada (Archived)
  33. Real Stories: A Past in Miniatures (Archived)
  34. Selected Almanacs in Library and Archives Collection (Archived)
  35. Sir Ernest MacMillan: Portrait of a Canadian Musician (Archived)
  36. Sporting Lives: Images of Canadian Athletes (Archived)
  37. Stephen Leacock: Humorist and Educator (Archived)
  38. The Art of Illustration: A Celebration of Contemporary Children's Book Illustrators (Archived)
  39. The Famous Five (Archived)
  40. The Jesuit Relations and the History of New France (Archived)
  41. The Search for Franklin and Franklin Relics, 1847-1880 (Archived)
  42. The Secret Self: An Exploration of Canadian Children's Literature (Archived)
  43. Victory Bonding: Wartime Messages from Canada's Government, 1939-1945 (Archived)

Open Data

  1. Open Data from LAC
  2. Soldiers of the First World War - External link to

Research Aids

  1. Aboriginal Documentary Heritage (Archived)
  2. Aboriginal Peoples: Guide to the Records of the Government of Canada
  3. Abortion
  4. (subscription required)
  5. Arctic Quest: The Northwest Passage (Archived)
  6. ArtVenture: A Collector's Challenge (Archived)
  7. Automated Genealogy
  8. Avro Arrow (CF-105)
  9. Bands and Agencies
  10. Battle of Passchendaele: Resources at Library and Archives Canada (Archived)
  11. Black History Month (Archived)
  12. Canadian Corporation for the 1967 World Exhibition
  13. Canadian Government Expositions Centre
  14. Canadian Immigration Since Confederation and the Department of External Affairs
  15. Canadian Library Gateway (Archived)
  16. Census and Enumerations - Genealogy and Family History
  17. Children's Literature Service (Archived)
  18. Conducting Research on Residential Schools
  19. Deportation from Canada, 1893-1977
  20. Early Meteorology Records
  21. Electoral Atlas of the Dominion of Canada (1895) (Archived)
  22. Employment - Genealogy and Family History
  23. Ethno-Cultural and Aboriginal Groups - Genealogy and Family History
  24. Family Search
  25. Federal-Provincial Conferences
  26. File and Item Descriptions for Aboriginal Heritage
  27. File History Cards, 1872-1984
  28. From Colony to Country: A Reader's Guide to Canadian Military History (Archived)
  29. Genealogy and Family History
  30. Government, Legal and Constitutional Information
  31. Grosse-Île Quarantine Station (Québec)
  32. Guide to Sources Relating to Units of the Canadian Expeditionary Force
  33. Halifax Explosion
  34. Holocaust-related holdings at Library and Archives Canada
  35. Immigration and Citizenship - Genealogy and Family History
  36. Immigration Documents
  37. Immigration Instructions: A Chart of Circulars, Directives and Operations Memoranda, 1909-1978
  38. Immigration of Farm Labourers to Canada, 1918-1945
  39. Immigration Records, Most Frequently Used
  40. Indian Affairs Record Group 10 (RG10) Inventory
  41. International Joint Commission
  42. Internment Camps in Canada During the First and Second World Wars
  43. Jacob M. Lowy Collection
  44. LAC Forum on Canadian Democracy (Archived)
  45. Land - Genealogy and Family History
  46. Learning Centre (Archived)
  47. Lest We Forget: Cenotaph Research
  48. List of Pre-Confederation Official Publications, 1534-1866
  49. Literary Archives: A Guide to the Literary Fonds at Library and Archives Canada
  50. Lord Elgin
  51. Louis Riel, the Red River Rebellion and the North West Campaign
  52. Métis Genealogy
  53. Métis Scrip Records
  54. Military - Genealogy and Family History
  55. Military Heritage
  56. Multicultural Resources and Services (Archived)
  57. Music Archives at the National Library of Canada: A Guide (1994, 2003) (Archived)
  58. Native Residential Schools in Canada: A Selective Bibliography (Archived)
  59. Newfoundland and Labrador
  60. Newspapers at Library and Archives Canada
  61. Organized Crime in Canada After 1945 and Immigration Records
  62. Paris Office Card Index
  63. Periodical collection in the Philatelic Library (Archived)
  64. Portrait Portal
  65. Rare Book Collection
  66. Read Up On It (Archived)
  67. Records of the Department of Public Works (RG 11)
  68. Records on the Immigration of Domestics
  69. Reference Internet Resources
  70. Residential School Records Resources
  71. Resources for Researchers
  72. Rideau Canal
  73. Ship - Empress of Ireland - Thematic Guides
  74. South African War - Thematic Guides
  75. Spanish Flu Epidemic - Thematic Guides
  76. TD Summer Reading Club
  77. The 1852 and 1881 Historical Censuses of Canada
  78. The War of 1812 at Library and Archives
  79. Trans-Canada Highway
  80. Unidentified Flying Objects
  81. Vital Statistics: Births, Marriages and Deaths
  82. Voters Lists
  83. Yousuf Karsh: A Selective Bibliography (Archived)

Virtual Exhibitions

  1. A Real Companion and Friend: The Diary of William Lyon Mackenzie King (Archived)
  2. A Tale From the Map Vault (Archived)
  3. A Virtual Schoolhouse (Archived)
  4. Aboriginal Sound Recordings: Music and Song (Archived)
  5. Activism - Celebrating Women's Achievements
  6. Anti-Slavery Movement in Canada (Archived)
  7. Artists' Books: Bound in Art (Archived)
  8. Arts - Celebrating Women's Achievements
  9. Backcheck: A Hockey Retrospective (Archived)
  10. Backcheck: Hockey for Kids (Archived)
  11. Before e-Commerce. A History of Canadian Mail Order Catalogues (Archived)
  12. Beyond the Funnies: The History of Comics in English Canada and Quebec (Archived)
  13. Bon appétit! A Celebration of Canadian Cookbooks (Archived)
  14. Bonspiel! The History of Curling in Canada (Archived)
  15. Book Trade - Celebrating Women's Achievements
  16. Building a Just Society : A Retrospective of Canadian Rights and Freedoms (Archived)
  17. By Executive Decree (Archived)
  18. Call to Duty: Canada's Nursing Sisters (Archived)
  19. Canada and the First World War (Archived)
  20. Canada By Design: Parliament Hill, Ottawa (Archived)
  21. Canada Gazette: A Nation's Chronicle (Archived)
  22. Canada, by Train (Archived)
  23. Canada: A Literary Tour (Archived)
  24. Canada's UFOs: The Search for the Unknown (Archived)
  25. Canadian Confederation (Archived)
  26. Canadian Confederation - Political Cartoons (Archived)
  27. Canadian Postal Archives (Archived)
  28. Canadian Settlement - The Kids' Site (Archived)
  29. Canadian State: Documents and Dialogue (Archived)
  30. Canadian War Industry During the Second World War (Archived)
  31. Canadian West (Archived)
  32. Canadian Writers (Archived)
  33. Celebrating Women's Achievements (Archived)
  34. Codex canadensis (Archived)
  35. Confederation for Kids (Archived)
  36. Cool Canada (Archived)
  37. Detecting the Truth: Fakes, Forgeries and Trickery (Archived)
  38. Early Chinese Canadians, 1858 to 1947 (Archived)
  39. Expo '67: A Virtual Experience (Archived)
  40. Faces of War (Archived)
  41. Famous Canadian Physicians (Archived)
  42. Film - Celebrating Women's Achievements (Archived)
  43. First Among Equals: The Prime Minister in Canadian Life and Politics (Archived)
  44. First Among Equals: The Prime Minister in Canadian Life and Politics: - Children's site (Archived)
  45. First Nations
  46. Framing Canada: A Photographic Memory (Archived)
  47. French-Canadian Newspapers: An Essential Historical Source (1808-1919)
  48. Glenn Gould Archive (Archived)
  49. Government - Celebrating Women's Achievements
  50. Gratien Gélinas (Archived)
  51. I Do: Love and Marriage in 19th Century Canada (Archived)
  52. In Quarantine: Life and Death on Grosse Île, 1832-1937 (Archived)
  53. Incunabula, Hebraica & Judaica 1981 Exhibition Catalogue (Archived)
  54. Inuit
  55. Kids' Site of Canadian Trains (Archived)
  56. Laurier House (Archived)
  57. Life of a Rock Star (Archived)
  58. Made in Canada. Patents of Invention and the Story of Canadian Innovation (Archived)
  59. Mary Riter Hamilton: Traces of War (Archived)
  60. Métis
  61. Moving Here, Staying Here. The Canadian Immigrant Experience (Archived)
  62. New France New Horizons: On French Soil in America
  63. Old Messengers, New Media: The Legacy of Innis and McLuhan (Archived)
  64. Oral Histories of the First World War: Veterans 1914-1918 (Archived)
  65. Paul-Emile Miot: Photographs of Newfoundland and Cape Breton Island (Archived)
  66. Peter Winkworth Collection: A Collector's Passion (Archived)
  67. Posters and Broadsides (Archived)
  68. Proclamation of the Constitution Act, 1982
  69. Project Naming
  70. Royal Commission on National Development in the Arts, Letters & Sciences 1949-1951 (Archived)
  71. Shamrock and the Maple Leaf: Irish-Canadian Documentary Heritage at LAC (Archived)
  72. Shipwreck Investigations (Archived)
  73. Sir John A. Macdonald: Canada's Patriot Statesman (Archived)
  74. SOS! Canadian Disasters (Archived)
  75. Special Editions of Canadian Newspapers (Archived)
  76. Sport - Celebrating Women's Achievements (Archived)
  77. Susanna Moodie and Catharine Parr Traill (Archived)
  78. Tales from the Vault! Canadian Pulp Fiction 1940-1952 (Archived)
  79. The Canadian Poetry Audio Archives
  80. Theatre, Dance, and Music - Celebrating Women's Achievements
  81. Through a Lens: Dieppe in Photography and Film (Archived)
  82. Treaty 8 (Archived)
  83. Under a Northern Star (Archived)
  84. Virtual Silver Screen (Archived)
  85. Virtual Vault (Archived)
  86. Virtual Vault: The "Four Indian Kings" (Archived)
  87. William Hind's "Overlanders of '62 Sketchbook" (Archived)
  88. William James Topley: Reflections on a Capital Photographer (Archived)
  89. "Without Fear, Favour or Affection" The Men of the North West Mounted Police (Archived)
  90. Writing - Celebrating Women's Achievements
  91. Written in Stone: William E. Logan and the Geological Survey of Canada (Archived)