Scientific American's archive - years 1910-1947

The latest Scientific American archive collection for years January 1910 - December 1947 is now available to institutional customers. With this new archive installment online users can now access over 100 years of Scientific American content.

Site licence access to Scientific American’s online archive can be purchased as three collections: Scientific American archive: 1910- 1947 (approximately 38,300 articles), Scientific American archive 1948-1992 (approximately 15,800 articles) and Scientific American archive: 1993-2005 (approximately 4,680 articles). Collections contain content from Scientific American and Scientific American Mind from its premier issue in January 2004, as well as all Special Issues. The articles are available as PDFs.

The archive is searchable by keyword, author, article title or DOI for refined results. Alternatively, users can also browse by year and issue.


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