This week we’re upgrading our infrastructure! Some of our services will be offline while we improve our services, including the search portal.

While this is happening, you can still access our VITA members’ sites and our aggregate collections: for Ontario Community News, for full-page newspaper content, for Ontario government publications, and our new Abolitionists newspaper collection at These sites bring you province-wide materials from our VITA partners and other collaborators – much of the content you would normally find on the search portal.

If you’re a VITA user, remember that you can log in to your VITA account from and access documentation and resources at

Thank you for your patience as we improve our services!