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Magazine Archives -

Access to this collection is provided by Western Libraries, Western University.

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These archives are a goldmine of content, with subjects ranging from art, history, political science, and popular culture, giving researchers a unique historical perspective on the 20th century.

Good to Know

  • Provides deep coverage back to the very first issue.
  • Unlimited access to magazine archives in PDF format.
  • Articles and cover pages are fully indexed and advertisements are individually identified.
  • Enjoy a basic search or go deeper with advanced search options.

Getting Started

Accessing the archives is easy. While you are in the library, just go to the desired title and you will be able to start searching.

From home, easily login using your Library Card number and PIN.

Download the App

As with all our EBSCO databases, you can access this information on your phone or tablet.

Through a web browser, go to one of the EBSCO databases or Magazine Archives search pages.

Scroll to the bottom and click on iPhone and Android apps.

Enter a valid email address.

You will then receive an email with instructions on how to download the app.

Open the email on the device you wish to download the app to within 24 hours of receiving the email.

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