Canadian Studies Research Guide
The UO Libraries have been a depository for Canadian government publications since 1965. Canada is a useful comparison to the United States for researching public policy, and Canadian government publications provide a wealth of information on Canadian policies and international issues. For further assistance, contact the Document Center.
General Reference Works on Canada
- The Canada Yearbook online or in print, 1905-present
- The Canadian Encyclopedia
- Dictionary of Canadian Biography
Bibliographies and Guides to Print Resources
- Library and Archives of Canada Searchable databases and browsable exhibits of primary sources on many detailed topics (First Nations, labour history, music, etc), including historic maps and newspapers
- Canadiana (CD-ROM) (DOC-CN/CR SN2-2) A searchable index of books, dissertations, pamphlets and other works created in or about Canada
- Pre-1900 Canadian Periodicals : Catalogue (KNIGHT Z6954.C2 P72 1998)
Biographical Information on Canadians
- Canadian Business Presents Who's Who in Canadian Business (DOCS REF. HC112.5.A2 C36 20th ed. 2000)
- The Canadian Who's Who (REF KNIGHT F1005 .C23 v.35 2000) the library also has earlier volumes for 1910, 1936/37, 1948, 1989, 1994.
- Contemporary Canadian Authors (REF KNIGHT PR9189.6 .C365 v.1 1995)
- Who's Who in Canadian Literature (REF KNIGHT PR9189.6.W47 1997-98)
Geography & Maps
Provinces of Canada
- British Columbia Financial and Economic Review (DOC-LC HC117.B8 A42 61st ed. 2001) Some earlier editions are available.This title is also available online.
- The Encyclopedia of British Columbia (REF KNIGHT F1087 .E52 2000)
- Journal of Canadian Studies (UO only)
- The American Review of Canadian Studies (UO only)
- Québec Studies (in print)
- Canadian Political Science Review
- Studies in Canadian Literature
- Northwest Journal of Linguistics
- Canadian Journal of Native Studies (UO only)
- Lexis-Nexis Academic Full text of articles from major Canadian newspapers. (UO only)
- Canadian Periodical Index (REF KNIGHT AI 3 .C242) The library has volumes 17-49, and 51-55.
- Checklist of Indexes to Canadian Newspapers. (KNIGHT Z6954.C2 B87 1987)
- Canadian Think Tanks Directory of policy analysis from the University of Alberta
- Canadian Opinion Research Archive at Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Provides access to a variety of public opinion surveys of Canadians.
- Canadian Politics on the Web. Nelson Canada.
A very useful compilation of links to sites dealing with all aspects of Canadian politics, including election results, political parties and interest groups, government agencies, public opinion, foreign policy, and more.
- The Canadian West. National Archives of Canada.
This site provides an overview of the settlement of the western portion of Canada, from the 17th Century to 1930.
- Government of Canada Official website. See also the UO Library Document Center's links to Canadian government sites.
- Canadian Information By Subject. National Library of Canada.
- Canadian Studies: A Guide to the Sources. John D. Blackwell.
Hosted on the web site of the International Council for Canadian Studies, this excellent introductory essay provides both links to Internet sources and a fine bibliography of works cited.
- Canadian Studies Research Guide. University of Washington Library.
- Library and Archives Canada. Canada's national collection of books, historical documents, government records, photos, films, maps, music...and more.