Digital Collections

The University of Alberta Libraries are committed to furthering knowledge through digitization, digital preservation and digital repositories for research and historical content.

CIHM Collection

The Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions (CIHM) Collection is a collection of early Canadiana materials.

ERA: Education & Research Archive

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.

ERA Audio + Video [BETA]

A multimedia repository and streaming service.


A data repository that helps researchers publish, analyze, distribute and preserve their data and datasets.

Magee Photographic Collection

A photographic collection reflecting the Blackfeet Nation in and around Browning, Montana and the U.S. Glacier National Park during the early twentieth century.

Peel's Prairie Provinces

An unparalleled collection of digitized materials reflecting western Canadian history and the culture of the Canadian prairies. Contains books, newspapers, images and more.

Sir Sam Steele collection

A collection of the papers of Sam Steele (1848-1919), his wife, children, and fellow Mountie Roger Pocock (1865-1941).

University of Alberta Centenary Collection

A digitized collection of historical materials celebrating the rich history of the University of Alberta.

University of Alberta Internet Archive Collection

Showcasing our contributions to the Internet Archive, a non-profit library of open access material.