This bibliography cites those Canadian and foreign reference sourcesthat describe Canadian people, institutions, organizations,publications, art, literature, languages, and history. It lists booksof a general nature as well as works in the disciplines of history andthe humanities. These large divisions are then broken down by subject,genre, type of document, and province or territory. Titles of national,provincial/territorial, or regional interest are included in everysubject area when available. The contents of the book are indexed fourways: by name, title, French subject, and English subject. And tofacilitate browsing, the major reference books (those dealing with morethan one subject or a large geographical region) are alsocross-referenced.
Publisher: University of British Columbia Press
Number of pages: 1150
Weight: 1960 g
Dimensions: 254 x 216 mm
Mary Bond and Martine Caron have produced a truly monumental work that exhibits the impeccable detail one would expect from the National Library's Reference and Information Services Division. Canadian Reference Sources is an outstanding achievement. It is an essential purchase for any library with a standard reference collection, as well as for any serious Canadian scholar or student. -- Deborah Defoe * Quill & Quire *
One of the most important Canadian reference works ever published. -- J. D. Blackwell * Choice *
This is the preeminent source for Canadian reference bibliography; libraries with any demand for this information at last have an up-to-date resource. -- Ed Volz * American Reference Books Annual *