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VIC 224Y: Introduction to Material Culture

A guide to resources for VIC 224Y: Introduction to Material Culture

News Databases

Canadian Newsstream

A database that provides full-text access to over 190 Canadian newspapers. Some backfiles date back to the late 1970s.

Canadian Periodical Index (C.P.I. Q)

A major database for Canadian topics, covering other topics as they appear in Canadian journals and magazines. CPI.Q provides access to a broad range of journals and magazines, mainly published in Canada. It includes the full text of selected sections of The Globe and Mail from 1997+.


Factiva is a full-text global news and business information service that combines the content sets of Dow Jones Interactive and Reuters Business Briefing, but should be noted particularly for its current and retrospective coverage of Canadian and International news resources from 1951 to the present.

 US Newsstream

Provides access to current full-text US news content as well as backfiles back to the 1980s.