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Summer 1977. . .
Sources is born as a semi-annual directory issue of content Magazine, the journal of media critcism published by Barrie Zwicker from his home.

Summer 1981. . .
After 5 years of steady growth, Sources ougrows its supplement status and is launched as a publication in its own right.

Summer 1991 . . .
Sources finds ahome in a cozy street-level office at the corner of St. Nicholas and Phipps streets, nestled in the heart of downtown Toronto. If you're ever in the neighbourhood drop by.

Spring 1994. . .
Following in the footsteps of its sister, Parliamentary Names & Numbers expands in scope and debuts as a stand-alone publication. It is immediately acclaimed as the ultimate easy-to-use guide to governments in Canada.

Winter 1995 . . .
Sources finds a new home in cyberspace. All the contacts from the Sources directory and Parliamentary Names & Numbers available on the Internet. We've changed addresses but we're still there at www.sources.com. Stop by for a visit.

Autumn 1996 . . .
Sources continues to explore new ways of linking newsmakers and the media. The quarterly newsletter, The Sources HotLink, is launched to help organizations listed in the Sources directory communicate their messages most effectively to the media.

Summer 1997 . . .
Sources celebrates its 20th anniversary.

The Future . . .
Sources has big plans for the next few years. In the works are a media dirctory. Together with the Sources directory and Parliamentary Names & Numbers we think the media directory will complete the perfect public relations toolkit. Sources connects you to companies and organizations, government, and now other media. Also in the plans are an expanded Web presence.

Published in Sources, Number 42, Summer 1998.


See also:

Sources 10th anniversary
The Sources Select Online Story
You, Sources, and Getting the Most Out of the Internet: Including Six Internet Fictions to Consider
Sources Publisher Barrie Zwicker looks back -- and ahead
Publisher's Letter (Sources 42)
Sources Corporate Profile

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