Canadian History

Books | E-Books | Article Databases | Journals | Web Sites | Reading and Writing Guides

All of the subscription resources listed here can be accessed at Research Databases > History


Search the library catalogue for resources specific to your topic.

Browse the FC section of the library to find books on the history of Canada.  Sample titles include:

  • A Brief History of Canada  /  FC 164 R53
  • History of the Canadian Peoples (3 volumes)  /  FC 164 H57
  • The Illustrated History of Canada  /  FC 164 I44

Historical Atlases

Historical maps and atlases can help you to visualize the course of history by illustrating changing geopolitical boundaries, trade and exploration routes, historical landmarks, and more.

  • Historical Atlas of Canada: Canada's History Illustrated with Original Maps / G 1116 S1 H39
  • Historical Atlas of Canada (3 volumes) / G 1116 S1 H58 (Oversize)

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E-Books  (Electronic Books)

The library subscribes to individual ebook titles and to ebook collections. Titles of interest for Canadian history include:

Reference Works

These general reference works contain entries and essays on important people, places and events in Canadian history.

See the Research Databases > History page for a more complete list of e-books.

Article Databases

Search article databases to find journal & magazine articles.  Recommended databases for Canadian History include:

More databases can be found at:  Research databases > History

A complete list of databases can be accessed from our homepage:  FIND > Research Databases


These are just a few of the Canadian History-related journals that you can access online or through Selkirk College Library. Click on the links to find out where you can access these journals.

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Web Sites

There is a wealth of valuable material on the history of Canada available online. These select web sites contain links to primary- and secondary-source document collections, maps, timelines, digital image collections and more.

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Reading and Writing Guides

Reading and writing guides are available in the library for you to use during every stage of the research and writing process. Take a look if you want to improve your critical thinking, reading, and writing skills.

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