The Canadiana Discovery Portal is your best source for Canada’s documentary heritage, providing access to a huge assortment of historical artifacts from across the country.
The Canadiana Discovery Portal is a free service that enables users to search across the valuable and diverse digital collections of Canada’s libraries, museums and archives. It provides Canadians with access to a wealth of digital material such as books, journals, newspapers, government documents, photographs, maps, post cards, sheet music, audio and video files about our nation’s heritage. Whether you are looking for information about your own family genealogy or researching a specific topic in the history of Canada, the Canadiana Discovery Portal is an essential tool for your research.
Working with Canada’s cultural institutions, Canadiana.org is continually adding new content and media types to the Canadiana Discovery Portal, so check back often. The current contributors to the Portal include some of Canada’s largest libraries, archives, and museums.
To ensure that the Canadiana Discovery Portal meets the current and future needs of the various communities of users, Canadiana.org has formed a User Group to guide its technical development.