The University of Alberta Library is committed to furthering knowledge through digitization, digital preservation and digital repositories for research and historical content.
Digitized Historical Collections
The Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions (CIHM) Collection is a collection of early Canadian materials.
A photographic collection reflecting the Blackfeet Nation in and around Browning, Montana and the U.S. Glacier National Park during the early twentieth century.
A large collection of digitized materials reflecting Western Canadian history and the culture of the Canadian prairies. The collection contains historic newspaper titles, printed material (books, ephemera, periodicals), postcards and maps.
A collection of the papers of Sam Steele (1848-1919), his wife, children, and fellow Mountie Roger Pocock (1865-1941).
A digitized collection of historical materials celebrating the rich history of the University of Alberta.
Showcasing our contributions to the Internet Archive, a non-profit library of open-access material.
Digital Research Repositories
Our digital repositories utilize a variety of strategies for copyright definition and expression. Please refer to item records for guidance on how the materials may be used.
The University of Alberta's institutional repository. ERA's open access content includes the intellectual output of the University and promotes global opportunities for research discovery as well as for archival preservation.
An audiovisual digital curation platform that allows for controlled access to streaming video and audio files and their associated transcripts and indexes. Examples of existing collection materials in Aviary include oral histories, interviews, event recordings, musical performances, radio and television broadcasts and open educational resources.
A data repository that helps researchers publish, analyze, distribute and preserve their data and datasets.