Tag Archives: Canadian Research Knowledge Network

Toronto World newspaper most viewed item on Canadiana in 2021

The Canadian Research Knowledge Network yesterday shared on social media that they ended the year of Canadiana features with the most viewed item in their collection being The Toronto World newspaper. Founded in 1880, The Toronto World was a daily morning … Continue reading

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More content added to Canadiana — Toronto World newspaper and Montreal Almanack

The Canadian Research Knowledge Network recently added to the Canadiana website five years of The Toronto World newspaper, from January 1, 1913 to December 31, 1917, and five years of the Montreal Almanack for the Year of Our Lord for … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing transcription project launched for Canadiana

The Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) announced yesterday the launch of a crowdsourcing project to transcribe handwritten and microfilmed items in the Héritage collection that is part of the Canadiana collections. The goal is to make the records full text searchable. The Héritage collection … Continue reading

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Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec to contribute to development of Canadiana website

The Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ) has become the 78th institutional member of the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN). In an announcement released yesterday, CRKN said BAnQ will support the development of the Canadiana platform and contribute to … Continue reading

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Canadiana user survey

A week after the announcement about the more than 60 million pages on Canadiana becoming free to access January 1, 2019, an online survey has been created to learn how people currently use Canadiana and to share any feedback and … Continue reading

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Over 60 million pages of digitized Canadian documentary heritage soon to be free

As of January 1, 2019, more than 60 million pages of Canadian digital documentary heritage will be available at no charge to users. The Canadiana collections are the largest online collections of early textual Canadiana in the world. The removal … Continue reading

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CRKN and Canadiana merge as combined organization

The Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) and Canadiana.org announced a merger of the two organizations, which will now be under the leadership of CRKN. The merged organization began combined operations on April 1, 2018. The merger allows CRKN and Canadiana … Continue reading

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