— The Monographs collection
: The topics range from major historical events to the development of institutions, laws and science; from Canadian literature to philosophical treatises; from agriculture to politics, trade and tariffs. Monographs contains Canadian imprints (monographs and pamphlets) to 1920; in addition, selected works published outside the country, either by Canadian authors or relating to Canada, were included for digitization.
Titles in 47 different languages, including in 14 Indigenous languages.
— Serials: Periodicals, Annuals and Newspapers
includes a wide range of dailies, weeklies, specialized journals and mass-market magazines, as well as city directories and annual reports from churches, schools, and corporations.
Serials contains annuals up to 1900, periodicals up to 1920 and newspapers up to 1930.
— Government Publications
This collection includes government acts, bills, committee reports, court rules, debates, journals, ordinances, a selection of official publications from France and Great Britain, sessional papers, regulations, royal commission reports, voter’s lists and treaties.
Selected speeches from statesmen such as Sir John A. Macdonald, Joseph Howe, Charles Tupper, Henri Bourassa, and others.
The Maps collection currently contains nearly 22,000 Canadian maps digitized from the 1:50,000 scale National Topographic Series. The maps date from 1905 to 2012 and cover all of the Canadian provinces and territories.