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Canadiana Authorities

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is pleased to announce a new service: Canadiana Authorities. This application searches over 660,000 Canadiana name, title and name/title authority records. These name and title authorities represent standardized entries for Canadian authors/creators or issuing bodies, and for uniform titles and series titles. These records were formerly available in the Canadiana CD-Rom product. The records are exported from LAC's existing system, AMICUS, however this new application provides functionality not available for these kinds of records in AMICUS.

Canadiana Authorities will feature:

  • keyword searching functionality
  • the ability to save LAC's name, name/title, uniform title and series title authority records in MARC 21, MARC XML or MADS
  • access without registration

For more information, please see Canadiana: The National Bibliography of Canada.

You are invited to visit Canadiana Authorities at:
www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/canadiana-authorities/index-e.html

The contributions of many LAC staff members were instrumental in the success of this project and their efforts are much appreciated.

If you have any questions, please contact us at: standards@bac-lac.gc.ca