Offers full-text online collection of books and pamphlets documenting Canadian history from the first European contact to the late 19th century. Particularly strong in literature, women's history, indigenous studies, travel and exploration, and the history of French Canada.
Canadiana Online consists of 3 collections: Monographs, Government Publications, and Serials (periodicals, annuals, and newspapers). These collections bring together Early Canadiana Online (ECO), the entire microfiche corpus of the Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions (CIHM), and millions of pages of additional content never before published.
Altogether, Canadiana Online includes 32 million pages of content, or about 6 times the size of the ECO collection. Canadiana Online is the only electronic resource that offers full-text searching across the entire corpus of CIHM fiche.