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Canadian Newsstream

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This database offers access to the full text of over 350 Canadian newspapers, both major papers such as the Globe & Mail and small-market papers such as the Burnaby Now. It also includes transcripts from major TV news shows produced by CBC and CTV. Coverage includes older articles for most publications (as far back as the late 1970s in a few cases). Note that many publications in this database have a 1-7 day publication lag.

A few examples of the 350+ newspapers available in Canadian Newsstream

  • Globe & Mail (1977- )
  • National Post (1998- )
  • The Gazette (Montreal) (1985- )
  • Vancouver Sun (1987- )
  • Province (1989- )
  • Burnaby Now (2002- )
  • Vancouver Courier (2002- )
  • For details on all the papers covered by this database, use the Publications tab at the top of the search screen. 

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    Coverage
    1977-01-02 to current 
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    Embargo period
     
    Resource type
    Fulltext database 
    Content types
    News 
    Simultaneous users
    Unlimited 
    Update frequency
    daily (with 1-7 day embargo) 
    Titles indexed
    Click on Publication Search from within the database. Then click on Show all publications for a list. 
    Print equivalents
     
    Open access
    no 
    Help
    Click on help from within the database. For more help with newspaper indexes, see News Resources 
    Subjects
    Business Administration, Canadian Studies, Community Economic Development, Integrated Studies Program, Interactive Arts & Technology (SIAT), Marketing, News Sources, Policy Analysis, Political Science, Primary Sources, Public Policy, Urban Studies 
    Allows electronic reserves
    no 
    Ereserves notes
    Must provide a link. So long as use employs durable links to Products so that a "hit" is registered on ProQuest's on-line platform. Members and Authorized Users may incorporate a reasonable portion of the Licensed Material in course packs, study packs, resource lists and in any other material (including but not limited to multi-media works) to be used in the course of instruction and/or in virtual and managed environments (including but not limited to virtual learning environments, managed learning environments, virtual research environments and library environments) hosted on a Secure Network (only accessible to Authorized Users by Secure Authentication) so long as a “hit” is registered on Licensor’s on-line platform each time an article is accessed for the CoursePack. Each item shall carry appropriate acknowledgement of the source, listing title and copyright owner. Copies of such items shall be deleted by the Member when they are no longer used for such purpose. Course packs in nonelectronic non-print perceptible form, such as Braille, may also be offered to Authorized Users. 
    Allows coursepacks
    no 
    Coursepack notes
    Must provide a link. So long as use employs durable links to Products so that a "hit" is registered on ProQuest's on-line platform. Members and Authorized Users may incorporate a reasonable portion of the Licensed Material in course packs, study packs, resource lists and in any other material (including but not limited to multi-media works) to be used in the course of instruction and/or in virtual and managed environments (including but not limited to virtual learning environments, managed learning environments, virtual research environments and library environments) hosted on a Secure Network (only accessible to Authorized Users by Secure Authentication) so long as a “hit” is registered on Licensor’s on-line platform each time an article is accessed for the CoursePack. Each item shall carry appropriate acknowledgement of the source, listing title and copyright owner. Copies of such items shall be deleted by the Member when they are no longer used for such purpose. Course packs in nonelectronic non-print perceptible form, such as Braille, may also be offered to Authorized Users. 
    Allows interlibrary loan
    yes 
    Interlibrary loan notes
    ILL of a single article is permitted using a printout from the electronic original. If transmitting via Ariel, the electronic file must be deleted immediately after printing. ILL is permitted for the purposes of research or private study but not for commercial use. If the publisher has imposed a restriction in the screen displays associated with their publications, the restriction overrides the general rule that allows for use of the materials in an appropriately run interlibrary loan program. [Section 1c and Interlibrary Loan Policy on p.4] 
    Online terms
     
    Terms of use: Electronic resources are governed by license agreements which restrict access to Authorized Users. It is the responsibility of each user to abide by the license agreements and specific terms and conditions for each product. Systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information may result in loss of access to these resources for the entire SFU community. Please see SFU General Policy 24 on Fair Use of Information Resources.

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