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Mon, 24 Jun 2024

Oxford American Launches New & Fully-Searchable Digital Archive for Libraries

London, 24th June 2024

Oxford American Launches New & Fully-Searchable Digital Archive for Libraries

The Oxford American, a literary quarterly focussing on the American South, has launched a fully-searchable and complete digital archive available for library subscription through publishing platform Exact Editions. Stretching back to 1992 and comprising over 120 issues, the complete archive boasts comprehensive accessibility features such as a ‘Read Aloud’ function and is available seamlessly across web, iOS and Android devices through IP authentication.

Oxford American’s mission is to explore the complexity and vitality of the American South through exceptional writing, music, and visual art. Whether readers are lifelong Southerners, newcomers, or simply curious about the region’s profound influence on American culture, the Oxford American is a gateway to exploring the South’s past, present, and future.

The Exact Editions platform offers all digital readers an intuitive and streamlined way to read, browse and search resources whilst retaining magazines’ original print designs. Institutional subscriptions include:

- Issues organised by year for easy access to archives.

- Interactive content pages to locate specific articles at the touch of a button.

- Advanced keyword search functionality across all issues.

- Unlimited IP-authenticated access and remote access for institutional subscribers.

- Inclusive accessibility features, such as plain text and 'Read Aloud' technology.

- Usage reports, KBART data, MARC records and excellent customer support.

Library subscriptions to the Oxford American are available from the Exact Editions shop:

Institutional Subscriptions

Sara Lewis, Executive Director of the Oxford American, commented: “Readers will love flipping through these issues and seeing them exactly as they originally appeared, with decades of brilliant writing accessible to all. We’re excited to expand our reach into new library markets with Exact Editions’ international audiences.”

Managing Director of Exact Editions, Daryl Rayner, remarked: “The Oxford American’s reputation as an award-winning magazine precedes it, and the title will be a popular resource with universities and other educational institutions around the world. We’re looking forward to working with the magazine to expand their readership and increase digital revenues.”

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