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Library Seasonal Contests

Indigenous Medicinal Plants (June 2024)

Discover Indigenous Medicinal Plants by visiting our display in the Archer Library and/or check out our Online Plant Quest.

Indigenous Medicinal Plants Contest!
Deadline: Thursday, June 27 at 11:59 pm

One of ten library goody bags. Bonus: the first 10 entries will win a library bag with pen!
Contest is open to all registered University of Regina students.

Enter to WIN by completing the form below!

Enter for a Chance to WIN! (Registered Students)

The "Indigenous Medicinal Plants" contest is open to all registered University of Regina students.
Deadline: Thursday, June 27 at 11:59 pm

Contest Rules

The "Indigenous Medicinal Plants" contest is open to all registered University of Regina students, and aims to provide a break from preparing for the final exams. 

Contest Rules:

  1. Participants must be currently registered at University of Regina or federated colleges (enter UofR/FNUNIV email on form).
  2. Entries must be submitted by the deadline.
  3. Participants may submit multiple entries.
  4. By submitting you give permission to the Dr. John Archer Library & Archives to reproduce and use your submission (using your name and college), either wholly or in part, in any medium (including but not limited to publications and on the internet) for promotional purposes.

Online Library Books

Online Library Databases

America History and Life

Covers the world's scholarly literature on the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Subjects indexed include: history,interdisciplinary studies, popular culture, womens'/gender studies, folklore, and law.

Bibliography of Indigenous Peoples in North America

This database will appeal to anyone interested in exploring the contributions, struggles, and issues surrounding North America. It is an essential research tool for anthropologists, educators, historians, political scientists, sociologists, psychologists, legal and medical researchers, linguists, theologians, ethnobotanists, and policy makers. 

Canadiana Online

Monographs titles spanning three and a half centuries of Canadian documentary history. Rich primary materials exploring a wide range of subjects and disciplines. A wide range of dailies, weeklies, specialized journals and mass-market magazines, as well as city directories and annual reports from churches, schools, and corporations. 
Historical pre-1920 colonial, provincial and federal government documents.

Early Encounters in North America: Peoples, Cultures and the Environment

Early Encounters in North America: Peoples, Cultures, and the Environment documents the relationships among peoples in North America from 1534 to 1850. The collection focuses on personal accounts through a range of published and unpublished accounts, including narratives, diaries, journals, letters, prints, drawings, paintings, maps, bibliographies and photographs.

Frontier Life: Borderlands, Settlement and Colonial Encounters

Primary source documents from the 17th century to the to the early 20th century, covering the regions and colonial frontiers of North America, Africa, Australia and New Zealand.

Global Commodities: Trade, Exploration and Cultural Exchange

This resource brings together manuscript, printed and visual primary source materials for the study of global commodities in world history. Global Commodities provides users with visual resources, such as thematic galleries, data & maps, and a searchable chronology. Includes holdings from The Hudson's Bay Company Archives.

Indigenous Peoples North America

"Indigenous Peoples: North America provides users with a robust, diverse, informative source that will enhance research and increase understanding of the historical experiences, cultural traditions and innovations, and political status of Indigenous Peoples in the United States and Canada."

Indigenous Studies Research Guide

This guide is a useful starting point for many Indigenous Studies topics. It may also be useful for students taking courses containing substantial Indigenous content that are offered at the University of Regina and its Federated Colleges.

Informit Indigenous Collection

The Informit Indigenous Collection covers both topical and historical issues within Indigenous studies. With material from Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, North America and The Pacific, the Informit Indigenous Collection is a platform for Indigenous worldviews. 

North American Indian Thought and Culture

Includes  personal stories, dating from 17th century to present day, and including all regions of North America, with nearly 500 nations represented in all. Includes biographies, auto-biographies, personal narratives, speeches, diaries, letters, and oral histories.

Sabin Americana 1500-1926

"Based on Joseph Sabin's landmark bibliography (Bibliotheca Americana : a dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time), this collection contains works about the Americas published throughout the world from 1500 to the early 1900's."