Free Online Resources A-Z List

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Aboriginal Language Initiative : An online, talking dictionary

accessCeramics : A contemporary ceramics image resource

ADA Archive of Digital Art : Documents the rapidly evolving field of digital installation art

Art Canada Institute : An organization exclusively dedicated to Canadian art history research, education, and promotion

Assembly of First Nations (AFN)  : An advocacy organization representing First Nations citizens in Canada

Bibliography of the History of Art : European and American visual arts material, including access to over 1,200 journals

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

Canadian Heritage Information Network : Canadian Heritage Information Network, providing collection management resources to the Canadian museum community

Caninuit : A bibliography of Canadian Inuit periodicals

CCCA Canadian Art Database : Broadening public awareness of contemporary Canadian Art in Canada and abroad

Directory of Open Access Books 

Directory of Open Access Journals

Early Canadiana Online : A comprehensive, full-text searchable set of historical monographs currently available for the study of Canada

First Nations Research - Land Claims (Simon Fraser University)

Flickr: The Commons : Sharing hidden treasures from the world's public photography archives

Getty Publications Virtual Library : Free online access to books from the Getty Museum, Conservation Institute, and Research Institute in the areas of art, photography, archaeology, architecture, conservation, and the humanities. 

Google Scholar

Gutenberg Canada : A text-based website with links to free Canadian ebooks currently in public domain 

iPortal: Indigenous Studies Research Portal (University of Saskatchewan) 

Library & Archives Canada 

Met Publications : A complete catalogue of the Met's publications from 1967, including full-text online books, journals, bulletins, and exhibition catalogues

Native American Ethnobotany Database : A database of foods, drugs, dyes, and fibres of Native American peoples, derived from plants

Online Cree Dictionary : A web-based interactive First Nations language portal with dictionary and curriculum-based resrouces to further the development for Cree language in Canada

Open Library : An online, free, open-sourced library

OSCI: Online Scholarly Catalogue Initiative

Project Gutenberg : A library of over 60,000 free eBooks for which U.S. copyright has expired

Rhizome : A born-digital art institution on the web with an artistic program including exhibitions, events, artist commissions, publishing, and ongoing research on digital social memory

Rise Up! : A digital archive of feminist activism

Spoken Web : Preservation and description of sonic artifacts that have captures literary events of the past

The Ojibwe People's Dictionary

UBU Web : All things avant-garde on the internet, including 2,500 full-length films and videos; performance documentation; papers about audio, performance, conceptual art and poetry

UCLA Preserved Silent Animation