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Literary Arts: Languages, Literature, Translation

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Malahat Review
McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern
New Criterion
The New Yorker
The Paris Review
Prairie Journal of Canadian Literature
Prairie Fire
Quill & Quire
Sad Mag
Smith’s Knoll
Taddle Creek
Translation Review
TTR: Traduction, terminologie, rédaction
The Walrus

Performing Arts: Music, Theatre, Opera, Dance

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  • Chamber Music
  • Classical Music
  • Keyboard
  • Gramophone
  • Musicworks
  • Piano
  • Strings
  • The Strad
  • Tempo


  • Electronic Musician
  • International Musician
  • Leonardo Music Journal
  • Perspectives of New Music
  • Prairie Sounds
  • Tape Op.
  • Words & Music


  • Downbeat
  • Jazz Times


  • Opera America
  • Opera Canada
  • Opera News


  • American Theatre
  • Canadian Theatre Review
  • Kurt Weill Newsletter
  • PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art
  • TDR: The Drama Review
  • Theatre Design and Technology


  • Dance Collection Danse
  • Dance International
  • Dance Magazine
  • PAJ: a journal of performance and art

Visual + Digital Arts

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Art AsiaPacific
Art in America
Art Papers
Border Crossings
C Magazine: International Contemporary Art
Canadian Art
Ceramics: Art and Perception
Flash Art      
F.R. David
Frieze: Contemporary Art and Culture
Inter: art actuel (French)
International Journal of Arts Management
JAB: The Journal of Artists' Books
Manifesta Journal
La Revue de la céramique et du verre (French)
Sad Mag
Studio Potter          
Third Text

Indigenous Studies

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Current journal subscriptions (available at the library) *

Alberta Native News
Say Magazine
Turtle Island News

*The Library subscribes to over 120 magazine titles, many of which
feature Indigenous content and artists working in the areas of
performing arts, literature, visual arts and others.

Banff National Park, Town of Banff, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

Indigenous peoples and culture in Banff

Dempsey, Hugh. The Amazing Death of Calf Shirt and Other Blackfoot Stories, 1996.
Dempsey, Hugh. Indians of the Rocky Mountain Parks, 1998. 
Berry, Susan. Aboriginal Cultures in Alberta: Five Hundred Generations, 2004. 
Snow, John. These Mountains Are Our Sacred Places: The Story of the Stoney Indians, 2005. 
Whyte, Jon. Indians in the Rockies, 1985.

Banff townsite and area

Banff Townsite Architectural & Environmental Guidelines. Prepared by Long Mayell & Associates, Architects and Environmental Planners, for Parks Canada. 1977.
Proceedings: Wildland Recreation Conference, Banff Centre, February 28 to March 3, 1977.   
A Report on the Natural and Human History of Banff National Park: (The Book of Banff). Prepared for Parks Canada by Sheila Robinson, 1980.
Robinson, Bart. Banff Springs: The Story of a Hotel, 2007.
Cavell, Edward and Jon Whyte. Rocky Mountain Madness: A Bittersweet Romance, 1982.


Baird, David M. Banff National Park: How Nature Carved its Splendour, 1967.
Yorath, C. J. How Old Is That Mountain?: A Visitor's Guide to the Geology of  Banff and Yoho National Parks, 1997.

Guide books

Elton, Heather. Banff's Best Day Hikes, 1997.
Copeland, Kathy and Craig. Don't
Waste Your Time in the Canadian Rockies: An Opinionated Hiking Guide to
Help You Get the Most from this Magnificent Wilderness
, 1998.


The Banff Centre. Siding 29: A Short History Of Banff, 1981. 
National Film Board of Canada. Holiday at School (= Etudes et Vacances). c1946, 1999.  
National Film Board of Canada. Campus in the Clouds. 1966