On trial: selection of U.S. magazine archives

*The Library has now purchased access to The New Republic Magazine Archive. See New to the Library: The New Republic Archive*

Thanks to a request from staff in HCA the Library currently has trial access to three magazine archives from EBSCO – The Nation, National Review and The New Republic – between them covering the 19th, 20th and 21st century.

You can access the three archives via the E-resources trials page.
Access is available both on and off-campus.

Trial access ends 31st May 2019.

The Nation Archive

The Nation Archive makes it possible for researchers to access 14 decades of America’s best alternative journalism in ways never before possible. The archive contains thousands of historic articles, editorials, letters, reviews, poems, and puzzles dating back to the magazine’s first issue from July 6, 1865.

The Nation is an important clearing house of primary source material in America and around the world. The archive includes perspectives on news, politics, and culture from writers, artists, novelists, and playwrights. The Nation Archive is a fully searchable electronic version of the magazine’s complete backfile, offering a 150-year archive of reporting opinion and criticism.

National Review Archive

National Review cover for August 30, 2010.

National Review Archive offers complete indexing, abstracting and full text for the magazine from the first issue in 1955 to the present. National Review has been an important American journal of opinion and has consistently provided readers with well-reasoned editorial commentary on critical issues.

National Review prides itself on being witty, shrewd, and splendidly written, providing conservative wisdom with news and opinion considered more thoughtful than the mainstream media. It clarifies the causes, principles, and philosophies underlying today’s and tomorrow’s most important issues.

The New Republic Archive

This digital archive offers a searchable full-text backfile of all issues of The New Republic. The magazine, founded in 1914, is considered of the country’s leading journals of opinion on politics and the arts. It features award-winning writers and critics from many fields and from most political viewpoints.

You can access each individual archive via the E-resources trials page.
Access available until 31st May 2019.
Feedback welcome.

You can access all the digital magazine archives already available at the Library via the Newspapers & Magazines database list.

Access is only available to current students and staff at University of Edinburgh.

Caroline Stirling – Academic Support Librarian for History, Classics and Archaeology