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Leisure, Travel & Mass Culture: The History of Tourism

Publication coverage: 1850-1980

Leisure, Travel and Mass Culture is a collection of digitized primary sources documenting the development of mass tourism from the mid-19th through the 20th century.

LEME: Lexicons of Early Modern English

Publication coverage: From the advent of printing to about 1755


The Lens is an open platform for searching and analyzing scholarly literature and patent information. It contains records for 198 million scholarly works sourced from PubMed, CrossRef, Microsoft Academic, and CORE and 114 million patent records from more than 100 patent offices. Supported by Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera and Microsoft Edge.

Lexis Advance Quicklaw

Publication coverage: Varies

This database provides access to Canadian and international case law, legislation, tribunal decisions, and secondary sources such as legal commentary, textbooks and treatises, quantums, legal dictionaries, forms and precedents, and more. This database also includes exclusive sources like Halsbury’s Laws of Canada.

LGBTQ+ Source

Publication coverage: 1917-

Provides scholarly and popular LGBTQ+ publications in full text, plus historically important primary sources, including monographs, magazines and newspapers. It also includes a specialized LGBTQ+ thesaurus containing thousands of terms.

Library of Latin Texts Online

LLT is the world’s leading database for Latin texts. This ever expanding database includes Latin literature from Classical Antiquity to the early-modern and modern eras, across all genres.

Library of Parliament Research Publications

Canada's Library of Parliament produces a variety of analytical publications to inform parliamentarians on legislative, public policy or current issues. They are intended to be non-partisan and reliable sources of information. Publications include HillNotes, In Briefs, Background Papers, Legislative Summaries, and Trade and Investment profiles.

Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

Publication coverage: 1966 - present

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) is an index of scholarship in library and information science.

Libris Canadiana

Publication coverage: 1867 - 2000

The Libris Canadiana database provides word, title, author and subject access to material published in a number of Canadian periodicals of historical significance.

Lily: A Temperance and Feminist Newspaper, 1849-1856

Began as a temperance journal, but gradually began to include articles about other subjects of interest to women, many from the pen of social activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton.

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