offers a library of discipline-focused, online guides to essential literature in subjects across the humanities and social sciences.Entries are written by world-class experts and carefully reviewed by scholars in the field to ensure that they provide reliable, worthy coverage. An section is devoted to Atlantic History and the entry on the French Atlantic is an EXCELLENT STARTING POINT for understanding key literature.
The accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. The Oxford English Dictionary is a guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past.
The Oxford English Dictionary is a guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books. The OED covers words from across the English-speaking world, from North America to South Africa, from Australia and New Zealand to the Caribbean.
Early Canadiana Online (ECO) is a digital library providing access to over 1,330,000 pages of Canada's printed heritage. It features works published from the time of the first European settlers up to the early 20th Century.
A partnership with France’s national library, the Bibliothèque nationale de France and the American Library of Congress created this collection. The material covers French activities in America from the 16th century to the end of the 19th century.
Sabin Americana, 1500-1926 contains information about North, Central and South America, the Arctic and Antarctica and the West Indies. This resource offers original accounts of exploration, pioneering, settlement, the western movement, military actions, Native Americans, slavery and abolition