Peel outage March 23rd
The Peel site will be down beginning at 7am (MDT) on Thursday, March 23rd, 2017, as we do some re-indexing. Hopefully the re-indexing goes smoothly, and the site is up again by 8am (MDT). We apologize for the inconvenience!
March 16, 2017
2015 Edmonton Folk Fest program now available online!
Take a trip down memory lane while you wait for this year's lineup to begin.
August 4, 2016
View all previous years here!
2014 Edmonton Folk Music festival Program added to the already impressive lineup of scanned programs
In anticipation of the 2015 Edmonton Folk Music Festival, we have digitized and made available the 2014 edition program. Programs are available from 1980 onwards.
July 30, 2015
Interesting Peel Statistical Analysis from the 1st Half of 2015
For the 1st 6 months of 2015, here are some interesting stats about users and usage of the Peel site, http://peel.library.ualberta.ca
-1.9+ million page views!
-60% new visitors versus 40% returning
-of all visits, 78% via desktop computer (includes laptops); and then remaining equally tablet and mobile
-newspapers are the top choice for Peel users, and then the Henderson Directories after that (with Edmonton and Winnipeg vying for 1st place usage!)
-Other top Henderson Directories include Calgary, Regina, Saskatoon
-Top used newspaper is the Edmonton Bulletin
-Postcards are also very popular
July 20, 2015
Recent Additions to the University of Alberta Board of Governors Collection
Seven new Peel's Prairie Provinces titles have recently been added to the Board of Governors (BOG) Featured Collection to honour the 7 BOG & BOG External Committee members who have just finished their terms.
Print copies of the titles were produced and will be presented to the Members.
Each title includes an online dedication, as well.
Thank you for you many years of service and dedication to the University!
June 17, 2015
Official Launch of early St. Albert Gazette issues
Come celebrate the official launch of online access to the early St. Albert Gazette issues at the St. Albert Public Library on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, at 6pm. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by November 7, 2014.
November 5, 2014
Grain Elevator in Canada series now available!
As it is currently Open Access Week, it is only fitting that these lists of grain elevator activity in Canada are now openly available!
October 24, 2014
For more information about this project, see this news release.
Celebrating the PPCLI Centennial
Congratulations to members of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry on 100 years of service.
August 8, 2014
Relive the memories by viewing digitized copies of The Patrician here.
2012 and 2013 Edmonton Folk Music Festival programs now available
With the 2014 Edmonton Folk Music Festival around the corner, we have just added the 2012 and 2013 programs to the Peel site; perfect for reminiscing before this weekend's festival begins, and to end all arguments over who played when while participating in the festival this weekend!
August 6, 2014