We are making several datasets available for users. They will be available through our Scholars Portal Dataverse entry. We currently have several datasets available:

More datasets will be available over the coming months and years. If you have any questions, please contact Ian Milligan at

How should I cite this data

Please note that you are using derivative datasets generated by the Web Archives for Historical Research Group (with a URL to our Dataverse), with an additional citation to the original dataset:

Why are we releasing data?

Along with our funding council, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, we are committed to making our derivative datasets freely available. SSHRC's Research Data Archiving Policy notes that "SSHRC is committed to the principle that the various forms of research data collected with public funds belong in the public domain." We couldn't agree more.