Frontier Life provides over 240,000 Images and 7,895 Documents pertaining to the Frontiers of North America, Africa and Australasia. This collection has a wealth of primary source documents including 68% of the collections dedicated to North America, and 20% of that material specific to Canada. There are more than 1,015 documents from the Glenbow Museum and Hudson Bay’s Archive.
The collection deals with some of the major themes of frontier existence including: Settlement development, Law and order, Violence, Expeditions and exploration, Relations with indigenous peoples, Trade and commerce, Death and disease, Missionaries and religion, Women’s history, Military matters, Mining, Religion, Gold rushes, Settler governance, Contested boundaries, Agriculture and livestock.
YES: You may include material from this resource in course packs, which are compilations of articles for use by students in a class.
The licensee may incorporate parts of the licensed materials into print course packs, which are compilations of materials such as articles and book chapters by an academic institution for use by its students in a class for the purposes of instruction.
YES: You may include material from this resource in course management systems like ACORN (Moodle).
The licensee and authorized users may incorporate parts of the licensed materials in course management systems like Blackboard.
Linking is also allowed: You can create a persistent electronic link to an individual article or ebook.
Instructions for creating a persistent link.
YES: Interlibrary loan is a service whereby users from one library may borrow material from another library via post, fax or secure transmission (whereby the electronic file is deleted immediately after printing), for the purposes of research or private study, and not for commercial use.
Under the terms of our license agreements, off-campus use of our licensed electronic resources is restricted to current faculty, staff, and students of the Acadia University. Alumni and community members may access our licensed electronic resources when they visit the library. Licensed electronic resources are for educational and research purposes only. Systematically downloading or distributing materials from these resources is strictly prohibited and may result in loss of access to these resources for the entire Acadia community. For library research help & help with resources contact your liaison librarian.