Brampton Library access

Access to these resources requires a Brampton Library card.


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Gale OneFile: culinary arts

A valuable resource for culinary arts students and professionals working in food and beverage industries, while also a source of general interest content for anyone interested in cooking and nutrition. Access key reference content like Advanced Bread and Pastry from Delmar, and publications including Prepared Foods and Tea and Coffee Trade Journal.

Gale OneFile: fine arts

Search an extensive collection of articles and media about drama, music, theatre, art history, and filmmaking. Diverse scholarly resources are suitable for fine arts students and artists.

Gale OneFile: pop culture studies

Get access to scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture - art, film, fashion, music, television, entertainment, and everything in between. An excellent resource for general interest and researchers in social science, history, art and liberal arts.


Open Access

Access to these resources is freely available online.

Arts and artists (ministry of tourism, culture, and sport)

Provides information on support, services, and resources for Ontario artists, professional development and training, and funding and grant opportunities.

Arts and artists in Canada (The Canadian Encyclopedia)

This Collection from the Canadian Encyclopedia online explores visual arts in Canada through articles, photo galleries, Heritage Minutes and more.

Artists in Canada

A bilingual union list of Canadian artists compiled and maintained by the National Gallery of Canada Library, with biographical information and locations of files for over 42,000 artists in 23 libraries and galleries across Canada. 

Canadian Women Artists History Initiative

A research tool that brings together literature about women artists who worked in Canada and who were born before 1925.

CBC digital archives

CBC Digital archives has an extensive collection of content from over 75 years of radio and television broadcasting, covering a wide range of topics.

CCCA Canadian art database

A significant online resource for teaching and research on Canadian art over 62,000 images and media files, over 3,000 texts, and several projects documenting artist groups, art organizations and events.

National Gallery of Canada - art databases

Discover collections and resources in the gallery's art holdings and its library and archives. Some collections are also searchable online, including the index to art in Canada to 1930, Inuit artists' print database, Canadian souvenir view albums, and more.

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