Digital Initiatives

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committed to furthering knowledge through digitization, digital preservation and digital repositories for research and historical content.

  • Education and Research Archive

    Education and Research Archive

    ERA is a service to collect, widely distribute, and preserve the intellectual output of the University of Alberta.

  • Peel's Prairie Provinces

    Peel's Prairie Newspapers

    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

    Sir Sam Steele collection

    In queue for digitization, a collection comprised of the papers of Sam Steele (1848-1919), his wife, children, and fellow Mountie Roger Pocock (1865-1941).

  • Web Archiving

    CIHM

    We use Archive-IT to collect web content of importance to the UofA community that is at risk of being lost, deleted, or forgotten over time.

  • CIHM Collection

    CIHM

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

  • Magee Photographic Collection

    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.

  • Oblates in the West / Les Oblats dans L'Ouest

    Oblates in the West / Les Oblats dans L'Ouest

    Documenting the history of the Missionary Oblates over a period of 100 years and their impact through early exploration and settlement of Western Canada.

  • University of Alberta Centenary Collection

    University of Alberta Centenary Collection

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

  • Pierre Ouvrard Virtual Exhibit and Collection

    Pierre Ouvrard Virtual Exhibit and Collection

    Showcasing the work of the master bookbinder, Pierre Ouvrard.