A full-text database of newspapers and periodicals from the local, national and international alternative and independent press focusing on politics, government, art, the environment, labor, and religion. This resource provides a source of alternative viewpoints and perspectives to complement and challenge mainstream media coverage. Over 670,000 articles in around 200 publications are indexed. 1970 - present
Coverage: Alternative and radical publications (Ann Arbor Argus, The Progressive, Radical America, etc.), 1969-. The Wisconsin Historical Society Library has a very strong collection of these magazines.
The Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature has comprehensive indexing of the most popular and important periodicals published, spanning from 1983 to the present. New records are also constantly being added, as the database is updated on a daily basis to incorporate the latest content.
Readers' Guide Retrospective is a database containing comprehensive indexing of the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States and reflects the history of 20th century America. More than 500 retrospective general-interest periodicals (pre-1983) are also included, without abstracts.