The Nation Digital Archive
The Nation, America's oldest weekly magazine, has created a searchable
digital archive encompassing 135+ years of reporting, opinion, and
criticism. The archive is an unmatched assemblage of words and images
from the most thought-provoking writers, activists and artists of the
nineteenth and twentieth centuries - from the Civil War up to the

The archive is accessible, on a subscription basis, via the World Wide
Web. Users can view high-resolution images of the original magazine
pages - nearly 200,000 in all. In addition, the full text is searchable
by word or phrase.

This compendium of primary source material includes every article,
editorial, review, poem, and puzzle including the original illustrations
and advertisements published since Volume I, Number 1 on July 6, 1865.
No other digital archive can match its scope and content.

This important collection will be indispensable to anyone interested in
the history of politics, culture, books, and the arts -- in America and
around the world.

Victor Navasky is Publisher and Editorial Director of The Nation.  He is
the author of Kennedy Justice (Atheneum, 1977) and Naming Names (Viking,
1980), which won an American Book Award, and is co-author with
Christopher Cerf of The Experts Speak: The Definitive Compendium of
Authoritative Misinformation, now in its second edition.

Navasky has also served as a Guggenheim Fellow, a visiting scholar at
the Russell Sage Foundation and Ferris Visiting Professor of Journalism
at Princeton. He has taught at a number of colleges and universities and
has contributed articles and reviews to numerous magazines and journals
of opinion. He is a graduate of Yale Law School (1959) and Swarthmore
College (1954).

In addition to his Nation responsibilities, Navasky is also Director of
the James T. Delacorte Center for Magazine Journalism at Columbia
University and a regular commentator on the public radio program

Substantial discounts are available to FEDLINK members. For more
information about FEDLINK and The Nation Digital Archive, please visit

To evaluate the archive via a free trial, simply fill out the form at Once you've completed the
form, we will sign you up immediately, and you and your colleagues can
begin exploring this fascinating collection of primary source material.
For further information, please visit the Digital Archive web site at: or feel free to call Michelle
Anciello at 888-685-2632 ext 171.

There will be two training sessions:
Jan. 14, 2003--1:30--3:30 PM
Jan. 15, 2003--9:30--11:30 AM
Location: The Library of Congress, Madison Bldg., National Digital
Library Learning Center (NDLLC) theatre.
Please call (202)707-4800 to register for either session.

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