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 Millennium.
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
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 Marketplace.
To evaluate the archive via a free trial, simply fill out the form at http://www.archive.thenation.com/request.htm
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
For further information, please visit the Digital Archive
web site at: http://www.archive.thenation.com/intro.htm
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.