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Current Awareness Tools

News Aggregators

News aggregators compile an assortment of current news stories from a variety of sources in one location.

A prominent aggregator accessible in English or French or one of more than 70 regional editions in other languages. Visit Google News Help for more information.

Receive email updates about the latest relevant Google results. Alerts include: Blogs, Web, Video, Books, Finance and Discussions. Visit the Getting Started Guide for details.


UBC Library databases

UBC subscribes to many databases offering global news coverage, current and historic. A comprehensive list can be found here.

Canadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA) and Canadian Newsstream, offer searchable collections of major and regional Canadian newspapers.

News & Media

Some research requires that you stay apprised of current events.

Media outlets for this include: