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Explore the history of Canada's inhabitants,and their culture through the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online (Covers the years 1000-1920).  Research people who played an important role in the formation of what is now Canada.

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Offers complete online access to all volumes of Gale's reference series, Dictionary of Literary Biography, and including the Dictionary of Literary Biography Documentary Series and Dictionary of Literary Biography Yearbook Series. Find detailed biographies of more than 143.000 contemporary and historical authors, historians, journalists, screenwriters, publishers, and playwrights.

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Online access to the following microfilmed newspapers:
National Post, Toronto, Ont., 2011-2013
New York Times, Late Edition (east coast), 2008-2014
Times Colonist, Victoria, BC, 2011-2013
Vancouver Province, 2011-2013
Vancouver Sun, 2011-2013
Wall Street Journal, Eastern Edition, 2008-2014

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Provides access to full-text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. An excellent resource for articles written in other languages.

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