Magazines, Journals & Newspapers

Library Databases

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, plus 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]
Explora Canada – Information for students of all ages on a wide variety of topics, from history and current events to science and technology. Search a variety of sources such as magazines, encyclopedias, primary source documents and more.
Zinio – free, unlimited, 24/7 access to over 300 digital magazines, viewable on your computer or wireless mobile device.
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)
ubc-historical-newspapers British Columbia Historical Newspapers – Part of UBC’s digital collection, the British Columbia Historical Newspapers Collection makes 24 of B.C.’s earliest newspapers freely available in digital format for the first time.  Search and view B.C. community newspapers published from 1865 to 1924.  Included are three Nelson newspapers:  Nelson EconomistMiner and Tribune.  
express The Express Newspaper – A Nelson community newspaper since 1988, The Express is archived online through archive.org.