Lois Hole Campus Alberta Digital Library


Alberta Folklore and Local History Collection
This archival collection includes many aspects of the history, tall tales, humour and stories of Alberta. Manuscripts, reminiscences, stories, plays, poems, photographs and other materials are included.

Alberta InSight
A growing database of photographs held in Alberta's archives.

Alberta InWord
A growing database of textual records (diaries, letters, etc.) held in Alberta's archives.

Archives Network of Alberta
Search over 10,000 descriptions of archival records held in Alberta's archives.

Atlas of Alberta Railways
A graphic approach to the railroading history of Alberta. The Atlas' 224 detailed maps are accompanied by short articles, illustrations, historic photographs, charts, graphs and interesting trivia that provide a comprehensive overview of the railways in our province.

Atlas of Alberta Lakes
The Atlas of Alberta Lakes was published in a paper edition by University of Alberta Press, 1990. Conversion to a digital format is a cooperative effort between the University of Alberta Press, Department of Biological Sciences (University of Alberta), and Alberta Environment.

A database of images, animations, video clips and text excerpts for biology. (formerly AlouetteCanada)
The goal of this project is to create, disseminate, preserve and sustain the knowledge base of Canadian memory organizations in digital form, for the purpose of benefiting all Canadians.

First Nations Information Connection
A collection of the best, online, digital resources for research on Aboriginal topics.

Glenbow Museum and Art Collection Database
A selection from the art, community history, military history, and Native North America collections focusing on the history of Alberta.

Métis National Council Historical Online Database
Contains textual information extracted from archival documents relevant to the historical Métis Nation. The website also contains high-resolution digital photography and scans of many of the original documents represented in the database. The MNC Historical Online Database allows users to access Métis related archival information, previously only available at Library and Archives Canada (Ottawa) or on microfilm. Genealogists and Métis users of this website are able to construct Métis family trees using the documents in the database.

Our Future Our Past (Alberta Heritage Digitization Project)
Provides all those interested in Alberta's history with free, online access to cultural and heritage materials.

Our Roots
Canada's Local Histories Online brings Canadian history to life! This unique, online, coast-to-coast record of Canadian local histories reflects the breadth and depth of our country's heritage, and celebrates the diverse landscapes, resources, and people that have contributed to sculpting its rich and ever-evolving national character.

Peel's Prairie Provinces
A resource dedicated to assisting scholars, students, and researchers of all types in their exploration of the history and culture of the Canadian Prairies. The site contains both an online bibliography of books, pamphlets, and other materials related to the development of the Prairies and a fully searchable collection of the full texts of many of these items.

Rocky Mountain Repeat Photography Project
An ongoing interdisciplinary collaboration which is repeating the topographic survey photography of the Rocky Mountains.

University of Alberta Virtual Museum
Explore the publicly accessible museums and works of art located across campus.