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Microfilm

Key Facts

  • Format: Online index available via subscription to the Canadian Research Index (CRI)
  • Media: Microfilm
  • Coverage Dates:
  • MARC Records: Yes
  • Subject Area: Yes

Intended For

Overview

Microlog is the clearinghouse for Canadian research and report literature in all subject disciplines. This collection covers English and French publications from federal, provincial, and municipal government agencies and departments. It includes research, scientific, technical and annual reports, policy papers and statistical materials.

Documents indexed in the Canadian Research Index are available on microfiche through various Microlog subscription plans ranging from the complete collection to subsets by level of government (jurisdiction), geographic area, subject, or special collections.

Microlog microfiche collections are used by hundreds of libraries as a cost effective and convenient means of providing archival research information.

Breakdown of Microlog Collections

Jurisdictional Collections

  • Federal: titles issued at the federal level, depository and non-depository
  • Provincial: titles issued by provincial governments
  • Local/Municipal: titles issued by or about local governments, local jurisdictional concerns, or specific cities or towns

Regional Collections

  • Alberta
  • Atlantic Provinces: Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick,
    and Prince Edward Island
  • British Columbia 
  • Manitoba - Saskatchewan 
  • Northern Regions: Northwest Territories, Yukon Territory, Arctic Regions, North of 60
  • Ontario 
  • Quebec 

Special Collections

  • Critical issues: documents from Canadian jurisdictions on issues that receive public attention and are the subject of debate
  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada published documents
  • Canada Centre for Mineral and Energy Technology (CANMET)-published documents
  • Depository Collection: documents published by the federal government issued through the Federal Depository Program
  • FEARO: documents published by the Canadian Environmental Assessment Research Council (CEARC) and/or the Federal Environmental Assessment Research Office (FEARO)
  • Non-Depository Collection: documents published by the federal government, not issued through the Federal Depository Program.
  • ONTERIS: ONTERIS documents for which ProQuest has microfilming rights and which meet the CRI inclusion policies
  • Science: agriculture; energy; environment; fisheries; forestry; life sciences; natural resources, earth sciences and mining; physical sciences; technology; telecommunications; etc.
  • Social Sciences: commerce and economics; culture, education; health and medical care; justice and law; labour; native peoples; public administration; social affairs; etc.
  • Statistics: statistical documents or documents containing a significant amount of statistical data

Subject Collections

  • Agriculture 
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Commerce and Economics
  • Culture, Recreation, and Humanities 
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • External Affairs
  • Fisheries
  • Forestry
  • Health and Medical Care 
  • Justice and Law
  • Labor
  • Life Sciences
  • Native Peoples
  • Natural Resources, Earth Sciences, and Mining
  • Public Administration
  • Planning, Housing, and Construction Industry
  • Physical Sciences
  • Public Works
  • Social Affairs
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation

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