New Magazine Archives: The Atlantic, Time, and U.S. News & World Report

Three online magazine archives, The Atlantic Magazine Archive (1857-2014), Time Magazine Archive (1923-2000), and U.S. News & World Report (1926-1984) are the most recent additions to the Class of 1945 Library’s E-Resources.

The Atlantic Magazine Archive, 1857-2014, “includes more than 1,800 issues providing a broad view of 19th, 20th and early 21st-Century American thought. The magazine was originally created 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 included prominent writers such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Harriet Beecher Stowe and John Greenleaf Whittier.”

The Time Magazine Archive provides coverage to more than 4,000 issues, from the first in March 1923 through December 2000.  The magazine “has focused on conveying to a broad audience both domestic and international news and analysis on a spectrum of subjects…Capturing the relevant news for a given week, the magazine remains an important resource for researchers studying just about any aspect of 20th-Century history and life.”

U.S. News & World Report Magazine Archive is unique in that it covers the magazine from the beginning of its three predecessor titles. The magazine features a broad variety of topics in current events, politics and business, and is well known for its ranked lists of businesses and institutions….U.S. News & World Report Magazine Archive is valuable to researchers of 20th century current events, politics and business, as well as those interested in the history of journalism, advertising, and popular culture.”