Magazines, Journals & Newspapers

Library Databases & Websites

Our databases have lots of information from trusted sources that’s typically not available through the Internet. You’ll need your library card to log into some of them.

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 EBSCO Mobile Browser – All the functionality of the regular EBSCO databases made convenient with a mobile browser.
ProQuest – Search 5 databases containing scholarly journals, books, videos & audio, dissertations & theses, newspapers, and more. (The Interior News) – The Interior News was digitized by BlackPress and is available through See below for further information.

Note: The BV Museum is happy to conduct searches for community members on and provide the clippings.

British Columbia Statistics – Statistics on population, business, the economy, labour and society.
Access the full 2006 Census profiles or any item with a “key” icon beside it here. (Note: Remote access is permitted if your library can provide authentication)
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.
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.
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.