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Canadian Library Association Award Books

Key Journals published at one time by the Canadian Library Association

Selected Canadian Library Association Periodicals that May Contain Reviews and Information About the CLA Award Books

Canadian Materials. (1973-1979)
CM: Canadian Materials for Schools and Libraries (1980-1986)
CM: A Reviewing Journal of Canadian Materials for Young People (1986-1994)
The final print issue was v. 22 no. 6 (Nov./Dec. 1994)

CLA sold the journal to the Manitoba Library Association that began to publish it as an open access (free) online only journal:
CM (Winnipeg, Man. : Online)(Vol. 1, no. 1 (June 16, 1995)- ) The historic reviews have been digitized and added to the CM online archive. The online journal is also known as: CM: Canadian Review of Materials.


Mocassin Telegraph. Ottawa: Canadian School Library Association, 1961-1979.
continued by:
School Libraries in Canada. v. 1, no. 1 (autumn 1980)-v. 23, issue 2 (2004). Subsequently issued exclusively as an online journal, With the demise of CLA in 2016, the Canadian Association for School Libraries was forced to seek a new sponsoring organization. Canadian School Libraries, a non-profit organization dedicated to professional research and development in the field of the school library learning commons in Canada, anticipates the transfer of the stewardship of the journal School Libraries in Canada to the new organization.
available via ProQuest's CBCA Database 1999-July 2005
School Libraries in Canada Online is temporarily being hosted by the Ontario Library Association. The Archives begins with
v. 18 no 2 (1998)-v. 34, issue 1 (2016).
A new successor journal began with vol. 1 no. 1 (Spring 2017) as Canadian School Libraries Journal. ISSN 2560-7227


Newsletter (Canadian Library Association. Young People's Section)


Bulletin (Canadian Library Council, later, Canadian Library Association) 1946-1960.


Feliciter. 1956-2015
This was initially a newsletter of the Canadian Library Association and for many years was printed on newsprint. Following the cessation of Canadian Library Journal in 1992, Feliciter was revamped into a magazine format and included enhanced content.
Indexed by ProQuest's CBCA Database 1986-2015; full text 2005-2015.
Available at the Toronto Public Library.


Canadian Library. v. 1 (1944)-v. 25 (1968)
Canadian Library Journal. v. 26 (1969)-v. 49 (1992)
indexed by ProQuest's CBCA Database Apr 1986 (Vol. 43, no. 2) - Oct 1992 (Vol. 49, no. 5)

Key Indexing Resources

Key Indexing Resources for Canadian Children's and Young Adult Literature

MLA Bibliography
The MLA Bibliography, produced by the Modern Languages Association of America, is the fundamental research tool for the humanities. The database is an index of international scholarly materials on modern language, literature, linguistics, and folklore. The citations are from over 4,000 journals and series, monographs, working papers and conference proceedings. Access restricted to the TMU community.

Literature Resource Center
Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. Access restricted to TMU community members. Also available from the Toronto Public Library.

TMU Library Search Everything This search engine searches for books and audio-visual materials that are also listed in the library's catalogue, as well as journal articles (chiefly those that are available electronically), theses and dissertations, newspaper coverage from some recent and a selection of archival newspapers, and digitized content such as out-of-copyright books and journals that are available from sources such as The Internet Archive and The Hathi Trust. To expand the search to include citations for non-electronic journal articles and reviews, use the Advanced Search option and select the Expand your search option at the bottom of the form.

Archival Newspapers

Archival Newspapers That May Include Reviews and/or Announcements of the Awards

Globe and Mail, Canada's Heritage from 1844-2011 Resource has Canadian focus
ProQuest Historical Newspaper The Globe and Mail (1844-2011) offers a wealth of historical resources through over 150 years of day-to-day history. The online database consists of the digitized full-image archive of The Globe and Mail newspaper dating back to when it was founded by George Brown in 1844 as The Globe. The content includes every news story, photograph, map, advertisement, classified advertisement, political cartoon, birth, marriage and death notices and letters to the editor from The Globe and Mail. Coverage of issues from early life in Canada West (formerly Upper Canada), Confederation, through the World Wars, major conflicts, first flight of man, and the sinking of great ships are all detailed and covered.

New York Times, 1851 - 2006
ProQuest Historical Newspapers The New York Times is a unique full-image archive that brings you the entire historical run of The New York Times, the definitive voice of American journalism since 1851. It offers complete coverage from 1851-2006, with a new year’s content added annually.

Pages of the Past : the Toronto Star, 1894-2011 Resource has Canadian focus
This is an archive of Toronto Star, which includes over a century of regional, national and international events. It is available online, fully digitized, and searchable by date, keyword or subject. It is an electronic, full-text and full-image database of recorded history in Canada, dating back to January 1, 1894. The coverage is from 1894 to 2012.

Times Digital Archive, 1785-2006
Researchers can search through the complete digital edition of The Times (London), using keyword searching and hit-term highlighting to retrieve full facsimile images of either a specific article or a complete page. The entire newspaper is available, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to aid searching.

Washington Post, 1877-1998
Includes all the articles published since the first issue of the paper in 1877. Provides full text and full image articles with digital reproductions of every page, every article and every issue in PDF format. In addition to news stories, includes editorials, letters to the editor, obituaries, birth and marriage announcements, photos, and advertisements.

Current and Recent Newspapers

More Current Newspaper Coverage

Canadian Newsstand Resource has Canadian focus
Canadian Newsstand provides the full text of articles, columns and features published by Canada's major newspapers. Provides access to a geographically comprehensive collection of approximately 200 newspaper titles from across Canada, both dailies and community papers The content is updated daily with a two to seven-day delay period.

Guardian (England)
Access via ProQuest from 1996- , access via LexisNexis from 1984-

Chicago Tribune
Access via ProQuest from 1996-

ProQuest Newsstand
This database's detailed indexing helps users quickly find the news information they need. Each issue of each newspaper is indexed thoroughly, so researchers have access to not only top news stories but also the information contained on the various sections of the papers. The indexing covers not only complete bibliographic information but also companies, people, products, etc.

Search for individual Newspapers and Journals by title from our Journal Search by Title or Identifier page