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Rich digital archive of leading international journals
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Overview

Periodicals Archive Online connects researchers with a rich digital archive of leading international journals in the humanities and social sciences, spanning more than two centuries of content.

Over 750 historically respected journals are provided from volume 1, issue 1, with titles selected by an expert editorial team. Journals are only considered for inclusion if the backfile is predominantly unavailable through other online sources.

For libraries, Periodicals Archive Online can save up to 1.8 miles of shelving space and provide permanent access to a vast information repository. For students and scholars, this resource can be used to survey comprehensively the history of scholarship in a particular field.

Users can pinpoint articles via precision search, or browse individual issues as if consulting the originals; each issue is digitized from cover to cover. Cross-searching this content on ProQuest with historical newspapers and other archives can open up new avenues of research.

Rarity of source material means that there will be some gaps in the collection.

Expands access to critical research content

Acquire previously un-held journals and rare or hard-to-find titles/issues, complete library holdings of journal backfiles, and reduce strain on aging print materials – all without increasing storage and collection management costs.

Opens new avenues of research

Seek new insights from hundreds of journals published from 1802 to 2005, across 37 different disciplines, from over 30 countries and in more than 25 languages. Cross-search with historical newspapers and magazine archives on ProQuest for an expanded field of enquiry.

Saves time and budget for libraries

Reduces the work of managing print journal subscriptions and saves budget on renewals, shelving, and archiving.

Facilitates the research journey

ProQuest’s research environment propels research journeys forward with powerful tools for discovery and sharing and managing information.

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