Canadian Studies

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Start your research by clicking on the Canadian Studies subject guide link. This guide along with other subject guides linked on the page, will direct you to the discovery and exploration of resources in support of Canadian Studies courses.

Canadian Studies is the study of Canada's culture, history, languages, literature, people, government and politics. Please refer to the appropriate subject guides to find databases.


Please use the following link to view databases relating to this subject.


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