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SOC327 Drugs and the Modern World

Finding Newspaper Articles

Use the databases below to search for newspaper articles using keywords. 

Check out UofT's guide, 
Newspapers, for links to more international and historical newspaper databases.

News Sources: Non-Subscription

The following news resources are publicly available and do not require a subscription:


Need help evaluating information sources? Check out the CRAAP Test.

Fact-Checking Resources

Below is a selection of freely available fact-checking resources:

Reference & Research Help

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The UTM Library will be closed September 5 for Labour Day and October 10 for Thanksgiving Day.

Reference and Research Desk

Service Hours: July 4 to August 21

  • Monday - Thursday: 10am-7pm
  • Friday: 10am-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed (except on Aug 14 and 21)

Service Hours: August 22 to September 5

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  • Saturday - Sunday: closed

Service Hours: September 6 to December 20

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  • Friday: 9am-5pm
  • Saturday - Sunday: 10am-5:30pm

UTM Library Chat

Service Hours

  • Same hours as Reference desk above

To access, visit the UTM Library's home page and click on the Chat icon during service hours.


Ask Chat with a Librarian

Service Hours: May 2 to August 12

  • Monday - Thursday: 10am-6pm
  • Friday: 10am-5pm
  • Saturday - Sunday: Closed

Service Hours: August 13 to September 2

  • Monday - Friday: 10am-4pm
  • Saturday - Sunday: Closed

For full schedule, visit the Ask Chat with a Librarian webpage

Book a Research Consultation  

Need more assistance, you can also Book a Consultation with a reference specialist.

Need subject-specific assistance with an assignment? UTM Library has liaison librarians for every program. Email your UTM Liaison Librarian to schedule a virtual research consultation. 


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