IPSWICH, Mass. — December 18, 2018 — Libraries can now offer patrons and researchers access to a unique historical archive of literary and cultural commentary, spanning more than 150 years of American history. Now available through EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO), The Atlantic Magazine Archive, 1857-2014, is a complete archive of the leading monthly magazine, The Atlantic. The archive enables libraries to expand their special collections with a valuable historical resource for past and contemporary research.
The Atlantic Magazine Archive includes more than 1,800 issues from one of the oldest and most-respected magazines in the United States and provides a broad view of 19th, 20th and early 21st-Century American thought. The archive offers extensive coverage and analysis in the fields of politics, foreign affairs, business and the economy, culture and the arts, technology, science and more.
The Atlantic magazine was created as a literary and cultural commentary magazine, with a focus on publishing leading writers' commentary on abolition, education and other major issues in contemporary political affairs at the time. Some of the founding sponsors of the magazine include prominent writers such as Ralph Waldo Emerson; Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; Harriet Beecher Stowe; and John Greenleaf Whittier.
Each issue of The Atlantic is presented in its entirety as originally published. All articles and cover pages have been indexed with subject terms to allow users to quickly find relevant results and to easily search using the EBSCOhost and EBSCO Discovery Service interfaces. Like all of EBSCO's magazine archives, The Atlantic Magazine Archive is available as a one-time purchase.
The Atlantic Magazine Archive is the latest addition to EBSCO's magazine archives. Other magazines available include Architectural Digest, Bloomberg Businessweek, Esquire, Forbes, Fortune, Life, Maclean's, People, Sports Illustrated, TIME and U.S. News & World Report. For more information, visit ebscohost.com/archives.
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