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News Sources

Use these electronic indexes to find articles in newspapers and newsmagazines.

Top Resources

  1. Current issues of newspapers from around the world.
  2. This database offers access to the full text of over 350 Canadian newspapers from Canada's leading publishers.
  3. International news coverage, business news, legal cases and law reports.
  4. This database combines over 35,000 sources (newspapers, newswires, industry publications, websites, company reports, and more) from 200 countries (including Canada and France), in 26 languages.
  5. National Observer focuses on news and in-depth reports on under-covered Canadian stories in the area of climate, energy, and related culture, business and politics.
  6. Focuses primarily on British Columbia political, social and economic issues (1991-2007).
  7. A finding tool for documents and facts related to the history of Canada's Pacific Province
  8. Selective index to newspapers and magazines published in British Columbia.
  9. A monthly digest of worldwide political and economic affairs.

Other Resources

  1. Multidisciplinary index to academic & popular journals.
  2. Alternative & radical media
  3. Search and view B.C. community newspapers published from 1865 to 1924.
  4. Traditional and digital resources for research and teaching available to member institutions through interlibrary loan and electronic delivery.
  5. The Chinese Times newspaper was published in Vancouver for the period 1914 - 1992.
  6. The Daily Mail Historical Archive 1896-2004 provides more than 100 years of the Daily Mail newspaper online.
  7. Translated foreign broadcasts and news
  8. Cross search Gale newspaper archives, covering over 400 years of content, using a single interface.
  9. Full-text of the Globe and Mail from 1844 to current (3 year embargo)
  10. Online access to Harper's Magazine.
  11. Includes the Washington Post (1877 - 1990); Wall Street Journal (1889 - 1989); New York Times (1851 - 36 month embargo)
  12. The full facsimile run of the world’s most iconic illustrated newspaper
  13. A set of digitized newspapers, journals, and magazines originally published by the alternative press during the 1960s, '70s and '80s.
    The full collection is available to funding libraries during the funding/digitization campaign (through December 2018), Simon Fraser University is a funding library. The collection will become open access in January 2019.

    A limited number of publications are open access for public viewing now.

  14. Index to 19th Century periodicals, books, newspapers and government documents.
  15. Online access to the People's Daily, China's most authoritative newspaper. Coverage spans May 1946-present.
  16. Online access to The Guardian (from 2010), the Vancouver Sun (2011) and the Victoria Times Colonist (from 2011).
  17. Full coverage of the New York Times from 1851 to 4 years ago.
  18. Full-text and full-image articles from the Times of London for the years 1785-2011
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