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Get ready to have your mysteries solved… Tell us about your VITA “mystery questions” to be featured on our social media in April. We’ll be publishing your stories – the solved and the still mysterious – on our blog throughout April. Join us with #MysteryMonth on Twitter and Facebook. Read about Mystery Month on the ODW […]

Last week we attended the Ontario Library Association SuperConference in Toronto. We love getting the chance to catch up with VITA members and show off our newest upgrades. Besides our usual Expo Hall booth, we shared research in a few ways. Our practicum student Tiffany Luk presented a poster about web traffic to VITA newspaper […]

Discover these new collections in VITA New VITA member Weston Historical Society has digitized and uploaded 35,000 newspaper pages from fragile paper & microfilm Waterloo Public Library has added 125,000 pages of the Waterloo Chronicleand related titles from microfilm and paper, plus their index records, dating back to 1868 Newmarket Public Library digitized the 1967 History of the Town of Newmarket, a 370-page text […]

We are thrilled to say that we’ve finished the restore process for our VITA Toolkit partner sites. All sites are now back online, and your OurOntario.ca search results should be working. You may discover an occasional item record that fails to load as we finish restoring some of the biggest files in our collections. If you visit […]

Due to an unexpected service interruption, some of our VITA Toolkit digital collections are offline. We are working diligently to restore these collections for public search and discovery. Many are now back online, but as a result of this, you may encounter some links to an “offline” message either on individual VITA Toolkit sites or […]

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