National Geographic Archives 1888-2015

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National Geographic Archives 1888-2015

What is the National Geographic Archive?

The National Geographic Archive module is a part of the overall National Geographic Virtual Library.  This resource is an online database housing magazine issues, images and maps produced by National Geographic.  The content includes the complete run of National Geographic magazine from 1888 to 2015 with over 7400 feature articles with images, 686 magazine covers, and 560 map supplements.  It is searchable for report research and browsable for general interest exploration.

Getting Started

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  •  Visual interface providing intuitive point-and-click access to magazines and images.

  • National Geographic magazine 1888-2015. Searchable or browsable by issue.

  • Attractive 2-page display creating a highly readable experience.

  • General search results include a Term Cluster feature

  • Image search and term frequency tools.

  • A listen along feature is available on every issue for improved accessibility.

Available For Use On

 Any computer, tablet or phone with internet and browser capabilities.  

 This product is available as part of the Access My Library (AML) app available for free in the App Store or Google Play store.  

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