- Alberta Research Portal is now available to all Albertans!
The Alberta Research Portal (ARP) is your gateway to a world-class collection of primary sources. This portal lets you access the Gale Primary Sources collection, a resource with 69 unique primary source collections, including extensive resources related to First Nations and Indigenous peoples, the Associated Press Collections, Smithsonian Collection Online, Archives of Human Sexuality and Gender, Sabin Americana, and 25 titles from the Gale Virtual Reference Library, to name but a few.
Note: Access is only available for IP's within the Alberta geolocation
- New Database: Gale Primary Sources
An integrated research experience, Gale Primary Sources unifies extensive digital archives and enables researchers to make never-before-possible research connections. No other publisher offers this unmatched combination of uniquely rich full-text content, dependable metadata, and intuitive subject indexing – all enriched by work-flow and analytical technology that breathes new life into the study of the humanities. The Gale Primary Sources program combines dozens of historical archives covering hundreds of years of history. In this exhaustive resource you will find monographs, manuscripts, newspapers, maps, and photographs. Gale continues to make additional primary source collections available through the Gale Primary Sources cross-search experience.
- New Database: Financial Times Historical Archive 1888-2010
Financial Times Historical Archive 1888-2010 contains the complete run of the Financial Times, a daily business newspaper covering global financial and economic issues. Includes Special Supplements and FT Magazine.
- New Database: Picture Post Historical Archive
Picture Post Historical Archive provides access to the complete archive of the Picture Post, a photojournalistic magazine published in Britain from 1938 to 1957. Includes thousands of photographs of daily life in Britain.
- Library Hours: Intersession & Canada Day (June 22 - July 9)
During the intersession period (June 22 - July 9), the Library's hours of operation will be as follows:
- June 22 – 23: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- June 24 – 25: CLOSED
- June 26 – 30: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- July 1 – 3: CLOSED (Candada Day weekend)
- July 4 – 7: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- July 8 – 9: CLOSED
The Library will return to its regular summer semester hours of operation on Monday, July 10. For a complete overview of Library hours, click here.
- Library Construction and Service Disruption: May 29 - late-August
Beginning Monday, May 29, the Library will begin preparation for installation of compact shelving on level 9 north.
Please be aware of the following impacts:
MAIN COLLECTION ACCESS | Call Numbers NB to QR
The collection on level 9 north will not be accessible by patrons. Patrons can request materials from this area by submitting requested call numbers to the General Services Desk in person or by emailing the request to email@example.com. Requests will be retrieved within 24-hours of submission.
Throughout the installation process, there may be additional dust and noise associated with the work. Level 11 will be least impacted by the work.
Main Collection materials from level 10 north and Government Documents from level 10 south will be relocated to level 9 as part of this project. Notifications will be issued when this phase of the project commences.
The project is expected to conclude late-August and we apologize for any inconvenience in advance.
Please contact Jesse Malinsky (firstname.lastname@example.org; 403-329-2128) for additional information.