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Library Closed Saturday, September 30th, for the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Magazines, Journals, & Newspapers

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EBSCOhost Research Platform

Access credible, reliable, and scholarly abstracts and articles from three different journal databases. Citations and some full texts are available.


Library 2 Go

Access thousands of ebooks, digital audiobooks, and emagazines for free with your library card. Get these same materials on your iOS or Android device with the Libby app!


ProQuest

Complete access to seven different databases, including over five-million digitized pages of news, ads, images and more that showcase BC’s heritage, accessing 125-plus years of news archives of The Province (1894-2010), The Times Colonist (1884-2010), and The Vancouver Sun (1912-2010).

 

Open Access Websites & Local Resources


British Colonist – Digitized

Every page of every issue, from the first one on 11 December 1858, until the end of June 1970, has been scanned and made searchable through this online database.


Canadiana

Search the digital collections of libraries, archives, and museums from across Canada, as well as access 60 million pages of Canadian digital documentary heritage.


Google Scholar

Provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts, and court opinions, all from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities, and other web sites.


Points to the Past

A collection of over 200 million pages of digitized historical documents made available by Cengage and three BC Universities. Any British Columbian connected to the internet in BC has barrier-free access to these primary sources.


ProQuest

Search nearly five-million digitized pages of news, ads, images and more that showcase BC’s heritage, accessing 125+ years of news archives of The Province (1894-2010), The Times Colonist (1884-2010), and The Vancouver Sun (1912-2010). This online access is made possible through a collaboration of academic, public, and school libraries across BC.


Public Library of Science – Journals

PLOS publishes a suite of influential Open Access journals across all areas of science and medicine. Rigorously reported, peer reviewed, and immediately available without restrictions, promoting the widest readership and impact possible.


PubMed Central

A free, full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the US National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM) with contributions from professionals world-wide.


UBC – Historical Newspapers

An online variety of historical regional newspapers from around the province.