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Thu, 01 Sep 2016

Crafts magazine launches new digital edition with complete archive.

LONDON 1st September 2016

Crafts, the bi-monthly periodical of the Crafts Council, has today partnered with digital publishing experts Exact Editions to announce a brand new digital edition, featuring the complete 43-year archive of the magazine.

Over 200 issues of the prominent magazine’s backfile, as well as each new issue, are instantly available to subscribers via the Exact Editions platform, iOS and Android apps. Whether these be individual subscribers, or institutions including universities, businesses, colleges and libraries, they will be able to instantly access all issues, dating back to 1973, featuring over 20,000 pages of lively debate, in-depth features and stunning photography.

The new digital edition is equipped with the latest cutting edge Exact Editions’ reader software and search technology so that users can get the most out of this in-depth and important resource. Digital subscribers can search across a specific issue, year, decade or the whole archive, for their desired result. Meaning thousands of important news, reviews, and profile piece articles on crafts over the last 4 decades are easily accessible at the click of a button.

Explore the new digital edition of Crafts, including the archive, here -

Institutions can explore and purchase a subscription from the Exact Editions shop -

Daryl Rayner, Managing Director of Exact Editions said about the launch:

“Crafts is concerned with the importance of making. From the clothes we wear, the house we live in or the bike we ride to work, the magazine believes a sense of craft should permeate every facet of our lives.”

Grant Gibson, Editor of Crafts said:

“After 66 years of continuous publishing Opera has an immensely rich archive, and we are delighted to work with Exact Editions to offer readers this valuable and fully searchable research tool: it really is now the best resource in the operatic world.”

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