We are pleased to announce the release of our new orientation video.
This video is the second in a series of tutorials that provide useful tips and recommend tools to help you discover and access archival records, genealogical resources and published materials at LAC.
The tutorial series is just one of a number of LAC modernization initiatives that focus on providing you with quick and useful information about our services.
Learn where and how to begin your research at Library and Archives Canada by watching this short orientation video: Orientation Services for Clients at 395 Wellington.
For more information on recent announcements at LAC, visit “News“.
Did you know that Library and Archives Canada (LAC) boasts an impressive photographic collection? Here is just a sampling of what you can discover:
- Canadian life and culture illustrated in over 25 million photographs
- A total of 500,000 individually described and searchable photographs
- Digitized images of 80,000 photographs available online
- Photo albums arranged by theme on Flickr
Follow these easy steps to get started:
- Go to Archives Search.
- Enter your keywords in the search box.
- From the Type of material drop-down menu, select Photographic material and then Submit. Your search will generate a list of results.
- Select the underlined titles to access the full description of a photograph. Descriptive records display images of photographs that have been digitized.
- Keywords: Try various spellings, synonyms, and French equivalents.
- Online images: Find photographs with digitized images online by selecting Yes from the Online drop-down menu in the Archives Search screen.
- Search Help: Visit Framing Canada: A Photographic Memory—Search Help for more information about searching LAC photos.
Our Photography section offers a vast selection of tools and resources to help you discover the LAC photographic collection.
For more information on recent announcements at LAC, visit “News”.