Databases for Research: News & Current Events
- contains a significant amount of Canadian content
- no login required (open access)
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| AP Images
(AccuWeather / Associated Press) AccuNet/Associated Press Images contains over one million photographs dating back to 1845.
| Canadian Newsstand
(ProQuest) Provides full-text access to 18 Canadian news sources.
| Canadian Points of View
(EBSCO) Provides access to essays with differing points of view on current issues. Essays include an overview, arguments, counter arguments and a guide to Critical Thinking.
| Canadian Reference Centre
(EBSCO) Provides access to Canadian and international magazines, newspapers, newswires, reference books and company information.
| CBCA Reference and Current Events
(ProQuest) Provides access to a wide diversity of Canadian periodicals, ranging from academic titles to special interest publications to general magazines and news.
| CPI.Q. (Canadian Periodical Index)
(Gale) Provides access to a comprehensive list of Canadian and international journals, magazines, biographies, and other reference sources. Includes selected Globe and Mail coverage.
| Global Issues in Context
(Gale) Coverage of current global social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues and events.
| InfoTrac Newsstand
(Gale) A full-text database of over 2500 newspapers, newswire services, and news program transcripts from Canada, U.S. and abroad.
| LexisNexis Academic Universe
(LexisNexis) A large multi-tiered database of over 16,000 sources including newspapers, journals, wire services, newsletters, company reports and SEC filings, case law, government documents, transcripts of broadcasts, and selected reference works.
| Opposing Viewpoints in Context
(Gale) Provides access to a comprehensive resource offering differing points of view on current social issues with pro and con articles, topic overviews and biographies of social activists.
| Our Ontario Newspapers
(Knowledge Ontario) Community and historical newspapers of Ontario with content going back to the 1800s.
| Toronto Star: Pages of the Past
(ProQuest) Provides archival access to the Toronto Star, including all news stories, images, advertisements, classifieds, political cartoons, birth, and death notices.
| War and Terrorism Collection
(Gale) Provides access to articles covering current events, international affairs and foreign policy.
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