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Canadian Literature

A guide to Canadian Literature

Dalhousie's Canadian Small Press Collection

Since 1970, the Special Collections department at Dalhousie has actively collected the literary output of English language small presses from all across Canada. The collection has grown to approximately 25,000 books, 300 poetry broadsides, 160 literary journals, of which twenty-five are current subscriptions, sixty audio recordings, seventy-five vertical files, and 160 publicity posters. The quality work of approximately 700 small presses is present.

The Collection is a rich resource for Canadian primary sources. 

For more information on the Canadian Small Press Special Collection, visit their page on the Dalhousie Libraries website.