Special Collections homepage: http://www.uvic.ca/library/locations/home/spcoll/index.php
Quick link to SCUA guides: http://www.uvic.ca/library/locations/home/spcoll/guides/index.php
Quick link to Finding Aids: http://www.uvic.ca/library/locations/home/spcoll/findaids/index.php
Read about Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) in the 2009-2010 annual report: http://www.uvic.ca/library/about/ul/publications/documents/LIBR_SpecialCollectionsArchivesInsert20092010.pdf
Overview of Books in Special Collections: http://www.uvic.ca/library/locations/home/spcoll/book/index.php. Has links to collection overviews and finding aids.
ESTC Books (English Short Title Catalogue, 1490-1800): http://www.uvic.ca/library/locations/home/spcoll/databases/earloks.php. There are 4698 books on this list, about 1/4 of them donated by Patricia and Karl Koster. There are about 200 recent acquisitions waiting to be catalogued. Go directly to the list of ESTC Books: http://titan.library.uvic.ca/earlybooks/recordlist.php.
A-Z List of Digital Collections: http://www.uvic.ca/library/featured/collections/a-z.php
Overview: http://www.uvic.ca/library/locations/home/spcoll/collections/archival.php. You’ll find all the fonds listed alphabetically by author. Heather Dean also suggested that you search the Library Catalogue to turn up correspondence between authors.
Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts Collections: http://www.uvic.ca/library/locations/home/spcoll/collections/subject/medieval/inventory.php. This finding aid is amazing! You get metadata, the shelfmark, a thumbnail image from the item, and (in a few cases) a longer description.
Victorian Serial Fiction
See our extraordinary collection listed here: http://www.uvic.ca/library/featured/collections/serials/index.php.