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HIS342H5 / FRE342H5: History of Quebec and French Canada

A guide to assist students with research for the News of Your Birthday assignment.

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In off-campus settings, you might not be able to read and download an article. In this case, try pasting in front of the URL.

If UTL subscribes to the journal, you will be asked to login using your UTORid. You can also check if the library subscribes to a journal by searching our LibrarySearch. For the further information, visit:

Historical Articles

Recommended Scholarly Journals

Canadian Historical Review

Histoire sociale/Social History

Labour/Le travail

Urban History Review/Revue d’histoire urbaine

William and Mary Quarterly

Journal of the Canadian

Historical Association

Journal of Canadian Studies/Revue d’études canadiennes

Revue d’histoire de l’Amérique frannçaise


Ontario History

BC Studies


Native Studies Review

Canadian Journal of Native Studies

British Journal of Canadian Studies

Journal of Imperial & Commonwealth History

Tips for Database Searching

To find relevant articles and information in a database, you need to create a search to tell the system to find journal articles on your topic and identify keywords and form a search request.

Successful searching often needs Boolean Searching (Using AND and OR) and Truncation: e.g., asterisk (*).

DON'T PANIC at these terms, you probably know how to do this already. However, just to make sure everyone is aware of these tips, here are two tutorials to make sure.

What Type of Information Are You Using?

0:00 – How to find Ulrichsweb, using LibrarySearch
0:51 -- Remember to type in the JOURNAL title, not the article title
1:58 -- Make sure your article is a research article, since peer reviewed journals have other content
3:21 -- You can access the journal through Ulrichsweb

The following video was created by Cambridge University Press. They show the importance of the peer-review process: