Skip to main content

Centre for Digital Scholarship Projects

Current and Recent Projects

New Brunswick Historical Newspapers
Newspapers @ UNB Libraries provides researchers with unified access to UNB Libraries' current and historical newspaper collections in all formats, from New Brunswick and across the world. Search and discover print, microform, and selected digital newspaper titles (including New Brunswick Historical Newspapers Online collection) available from UNB Libraries. New digital titles and issues will be added on a continuing basis.
Brunswick News Archive
In partnership with Brunswick News, the Centre for Digital Scholarship developed digital images from microfilm of nearly 3 million printed pages of New Brunswick news from The Daily Gleaner, The Times Transcript, and the Telegraph Journal. More than a century of content from these titles is included, and all three titles are available and searchable on-site at UNB Libraries in Fredericton and Saint John. 
Early Modern Maritime Recipes
Early Modern Maritime Recipes examines recipes circulating before 1800 in print and manuscript in the area now defined as Canada's Maritime provinces. Early modern recipe writing focused on food and medicine, but recorded a range of other practices associated with alchemy, cosmetics, veterinary, medicine, and laundry, amongst other things. Early Modern Maritime Recipes compiles a record of extant recipes by digitizing and transcribing recipes from archival collections throughout the Maritime provinces. Funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and developed in partnership with Principal Investigators Dr. Edith Snook and Dr. Lyn Bennett.
Vocabularies of Identity
“Vocabularies of Identity II: The evolution of collective identity in Acadian and Loyalist texts published in New Brunswick newspapers from 1880 to 1940,” includes a database of journalistic texts digitized and compiled from New Brunswick newspapers with a focus on the expression of collective identity in Loyalist and Acadian populations in the region. Funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and led by Principal Investigator Dr. Chantal Richard in partnership with UNB Libraries' Centre for Digital Scholarship and the Atlantic Canada Studies Centre (UNB) and the Laboratoire d’Analyse de Données Textuelles (LADT) at l’Université de Moncton.
British North American Legislative Database, 1758-1867
This full-text database includes digital images and transcription of all legislation passed by the pre-Confederation assemblies of eastern British North America: Nova Scotia (1758-1867); Cape Breton (1785-1820); Prince Edward Island (1768-1867); New Brunswick (1786-1867); Lower Canada (1792-1838); Upper Canada (1792-1840), the United Canadas (1841-1867); and Newfoundland (1832-1867). The database is hosted by the Atlantic Canada Studies Centre and UNB Libraries' Centre for Digital Scholarship, with funding made possible by Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Atlantic Canada Studies held by Elizabeth Mancke (2012-2019).
Nature’s Bounty: Four Centuries of Plant Exploration in New Brunswick
Digital book by Dr. C. Mary Young. A study of plant exploration in New Brunswick from 1604 to 2000, encompassing short biographical sketches and tells the stories of naturalists and botanists in the light of the times in which they lived. Features illustrations by the author.
Connell Memorial Herbarium
The Connell Memorial Herbarium Database was created in partnership with the Department of Biology at the University of New Brunswick with the assistance of the Centre for Digital Scholarship. It features over 55,000 records, almost half of which with full-color scanned specimens.
Maliseet-Passamaquoddy Dictionary
A searchable dictionary produced by the Mi'kmaq-Maliseet Institute at the University of New Brunswick. The Passamaquoddy-Maliseet Language Portal links the 18,000-word online Passamaquoddy-Maliseet Dictionary with an extensive archive of videos of conversations and activities of Passamaquoddy-Maliseet speakers. The Portal is designed as a resource for language learning and research.
Narrative Studies
The Bibliography of Interdisciplinary Narrative Studies is a searchable bibliography of books, articles, and other resources that are relevant to narrative, directly or otherwise, in a broad range of disciplines and fields. The bibliography is provided by The Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Narrative (CIRN) at St. Thomas University, in collaboration with the Center for the Study of Narrative (CSN) of Mercer University in Atlanta.
ArtCan: Canadian Art: On the Web, For the World
ArtCan was developed as a “web-based digital commons” to facilitate the exchange of research expertise, knowledge creation, training, and practice in the visual arts in Canada. Includes galleries of selected works held by the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, and the University of New Brunswick Art Centre.
Fred Cogswell: The Many-Dimensioned Self
A digital volume by Dr. Tony Tremblay that offers a selection of a selection of prose, poetry, and correspondence of Cogswell and a critical appraisal of his creative and cultural work. A broad entry to and assessment of the work of one of Canada’s most important literary modernists.
UNB Scholar Research Repository
The UNB Scholar Research Repository is the new repository initiative by UNB Libraries. It represents a renewed, explicit focus on open access, communication, and transparency in Scholarly Communications at the University of New Brunswick.

 View Past Projects

CDS Services

Contact Us

Find Us