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OISE's Ontario Historical Education Collections (OHEC)

Historical Education Research Online

Many Canadian historical education documents and periodicals have been digitized and are available online. The following is a list of resources including some adapted from the UTL research guides, Primary Source Databases for Historical Research and History Research :

Digital Archives:

Early Canadiana Online

Early Canadiana Online (ECO) is a digital library providing access to over 1,630,000 pages of Canada's printed heritage. It features works published from the time of the first European settlers up to the early 20th Century.


An open access project to digitize major Canadian archival collections.

Internet Archive

Search the Internet Archive for historical education material from a wide variety of sources as well as many digitized OISE library items.

Historical Canadian Newspapers Online:

ProQuest Historical Newspapers; The Globe and Mail, 1844-2012

ProQuest Historical Newspapers Toronto Star, 1894-2011

Canadian Newspapers in Paper of Record