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Database Migration

The Canadian Museum of History and the Canadian War Museum are currently migrating our library and archive collections to new databases.

To Access Library Collections

The library collection is now accessible in the WorldCat Discovery System. Please note that both museums collections are under one Institution. After you search you can filter to just the Canadian Museum of History or the Canadian War Museum on the left hand side or you can select the Canadian Museum of History or the Canadian War Museum in the Advanced search.

Library Collections

*While the library collections continue to be accessible in this catalogue for a period of time following the migration to the new system, note that this catalogue will not be updated. Please use the new catalogue linked above.

To Access Archive Collections

The archive collection will continue to be accessible through the existing catalogue until the migration is complete. Please use the link below to access the archives catalogue.

Archive Collections

If you have any questions please contact: library@historymuseum.ca