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Journalism subject guide

Newspaper Articles

Canadian Magazine Databases

  • CPI.Q (Canadian and international periodical coverage)
  • CBCA Complete (Canadian business & current affairs)
  • Canadiana Serials: Periodicals, Annuals and Newspapers (digitized dailies, weeklies, specialized journals and mass-market magazines)
  • Repere (access the Repere User Guide for help)

Academic Journal Articles about Journalism

Reference Books about Journalism

Websites about Journalism

Retrospective Print Indexes & Sources


Course guides

Verification Handbook

The Verification Handbook is a free online e-book edited by Craig Silverman and authored by journalists from the BBC, Storyful, ABC and Digital First Media. It  provides guidelines and methods to assist journalists in verifying digital content sources. It identifies specific tools useful to verification with a focus on user generated content (such as videos uploaded by witnesses etc, social media) in breaking news story situations.  

Finding Articles with Factiva

Factiva is a database containing various news sources, such as newspapers, newswires, magazines, and business journals. Search limiters include title, author, date range, subject, industry, language, and region.

The interface is somewhat different than many of the library's other databases, so the following guide will help you become familiar with its main features.

Finding articles in Factiva

Microfilm, Microfiche, & Microcard News Sources at Concordia

This guide lists newspaper holdings in microform at Concordia, organized by region and also A-Z by title. Entries are linked to their online catalogue entries for further information.

Guide to News Sources in Microform at Concordia

Evaluating Web Pages

Web pages can be important sources of information for your work, but it is important to carefully evaluate the pages you wish to use to make sure they are appropriate and reliable.

UC Berkeley library has put together a comprehensive guide to evaluating web pages, which can be found at the following address:


Download a template to keep track of sources and terms that you use in your search strategy.
Microsoft Excel format (.xlsx)
Open document format (.ods)


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