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What to Know if We Have a Particular Newspaper?
It's simple, just go to Journals & Newspapers, type in the title of the newspaper and press return! If we have access to it via a database, the database name and dates of coverage will be listed.
Other libraries may have copies of other newspapers. You can use either search Worldcat or the Center for Research Libraries' catalog to see what might be available.
Historical Newspapers: Edmonton Journal (1903-2000)
Daily newspaper out of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, with an established editorial policy of supporting the Conservative party.
Historical Newspapers: Globe and Mail (1844 - 2014)
Canada’s largest circulation national newspaper and is typically cited as being “Canada’s Newspaper of Record.”
Historical Newspapers: Guardian and The Observer (1791 - 2003)
The Guardian (1821-2003) and its sister paper, The Observer (1791-2003) give readers online access to facts, firsthand accounts, and opinions of the day about the most significant and fascinating political, business, sports, literary, and entertainment events from the past two centuries.
Historical Newspapers: Leader-Post (Regina) (1883-2010)
The only newspaper published in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, formed in 1928 when the owners of the Leader bought the competing Regina Daily Post and merged the two.
Historical Newspapers: Montreal Gazette (1857-2020)
Provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.
Historical Newspapers: Ottawa Citizen (1845-2010)
English-language daily newspaper from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, whose motto is Fair play and Day-Light.
Historical Newspapers: Province (Vancouver) (1898-2010)
Daily newspaper published in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Historical Newspapers: Saskatoon Star Phoenix (1902-2009)
Daily newspaper published in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Historical Newspapers: Toronto Star (1894 - 2015)
Canada’s highest circulation newspaper and it was unique among early North
American newspapers in its consistent advocacy of ordinary people. It was an advocate of social causes such as the welfare state, old age pensions, unemployment insurance, and health care. It is generally considered to be the most leftwing of Canada’s major newspapers and a major influence on the development of Canadian social policy. Its early opposition of the Nazi regime saw the paper become the first North American paper to be banned in Germany by its government.
Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic)
Features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790. Exact dates vary by title, but most ca. late 1990s-present. To limit to Canada, either filter by Geography after the search, or before searching, select Menu, All Sources, then narrow by Category - News and Jurisdiction.
Browsable access to the full-color print layout of newspapers and magazines from around the world, including current and back issues of a few months (depends on title).
Instant, browseable access to more than 7,000 newspapers and magazines from around the world, covering more than 120 countries and 60 languages. Create an account via this link and then you can download the PressReader app and sign in with the email option.