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Magazines, Journals & Newspapers

Library Databases & Websites

Our databases have a plethora of information from trusted sources. You’ll need your library card to access some of them.

BC Historical Newspapers – Anyone in British Columbia or the Yukon with a computer or mobile device can access 125+ years of digital news archives at no charge, remotely, anytime – no authentication required.
EBSCOHost – Search more than 10,000 popular and academic magazines, reference books, and images, covering all subject areas, from current events and history to the arts and sciences. Many Canadian titles are included. Narrow results by date, subject, publication, etc. Video Tutorial [2:25 minutes]
EBSCO Mobile Browser – All the functionality of the regular EBSCO databases made convenient with a mobile browser.
GreenFile – Provides information related to all aspects of human impact on the environment, from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and more. Identifies or provides full-text access to scholarly, government and general-interest periodicals and reports.
ProQuest – Search 5 databases containing scholarly journals, books, videos & audio, dissertations & theses, newspapers, and more. (The Interior News) – An archive of The Interior News is available in digital form through See below for further information.

  • 1910 to 2007: (contact the BV Museum to access digital scans of these archives)
  • 2007 to 2011: Contact the BV Museum to search these editions through their database
  • 2012 to present: eEditions
Canadian Reference Centre – Access “Canadian content” in domestic and international magazines, newspapers, newswires, and reference books. Also includes biographies and a large image collection of photos, maps, and flags.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text (LISTA) – A specialized database for library staff covering more than 500 journals. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloguing, collection development, online information retrieval and more. Many titles include reviews or announcements of new books.