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News Sources Guide: Sims Reading Room @ Dana Porter Library

Identify sources for current or older stories; old newspapers on microfilm; and stories from alternative presses.

Peter & Betty Sims Reading Room: comfortable, quiet, edifying

The Sims Reading Room on the 3rd floor of the Dana Porter Library houses some 60 print titles including newspapers and popular magazines covering a wide variety of subjects.

The Reading Room is just one floor away from "Browsers," our coffee shop.  So grab a refreshment, head up, and get caught up on current affairs in this quiet and comfortable space.

You will find Artform, Canada’s History, Chatelaine, The Economist, Harpers, the Globe and Mail, the Guardian Weekly, Maclean’s, The New Yorker, Rodale's Organic Life, Sight and Sound, The Times (London), The Walrus, The Waterloo Region Record, to name just a few.

Check the other tabs in this guide to find ways to access more news sources.

Grab a coffee, get caught up

University of Waterloo – Dana Porter Library

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student browsing newspapers

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