Trent University Library & Archives continues to offer electronic collections and virtual services. As part of the University’s limited and reduced campus presence, Bata Library and the Durham GTA Campus Library & Learning Centre are closed and physical collections are unavailable. Virtual services and support are available by contacting library@trentu.ca. Check for updates regularly on our COVID-19 Alert Page.

Curbside Pickup for Faculty & Graduate Students is available starting June 23rd.

New Resource: Frontier Life: Borderlands, Settlement & Colonial Encounters

We are pleased to announce that as part of a consortial initiative Trent has access to the database Frontier Life. This resource provides access to digitized material covering settlement, existence and interactions at the edge of the Anglophone world from 1650-1920. With a vast array of primary source material previously unavailable in digital form, this resource enables research into the many dynamics of frontier existence and its lasting influence across multiple regions. Primary sources from Canada include archives from the Glenbow Museum and the Hudson’s Bay Company Archives Library, and Archives of Manitoba. See the full press release at http://www.amdigital.co.uk/m-news/frontierlife-canada-news/

Click Frontier Life to access the resouce. It is listed in our Databases A-Z, and will be linked to via various library subject guides.