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Alternative Press Index and Alternative Press Index Archive (combined)

Provides access to non-mainstream content from a variety of cultural and social viewpoints across the sociopolitical spectrum.

Publication Details

  • Time-span 1991 -
  • Subscription Type SUBSCRIPTION
  • License Information Unlimited simultaneous users licensed
  • Publisher EBSCO
  • Resource Types Article Database
  • Description The combined search of Alternative Press Index and Alternative Press Index Archive includes entries from more than 300 alternative, radical, and left publications. Subjects covered include social and cultural theory, socialism, ecology, democracy, anarchism, feminism, organized labor, indigenous peoples, and gays and lesbians (LGBT), among others. More than 344,000 citations are listed, including articles from magazines, newspapers, and journals spanning from 1969 to 1990. Ninety percent of the publications indexed in API are unique; they are not covered in more mainstream indexes. The coverage is both international and interdisciplinary. (Updated biannually)