“Jump Cut” is a Model Open Journal: Digitized from Microfilm & Hosted on Archive.org (Internet Archive)

Internet Archive: “Jump Cut” is a Model Open Journal: Digitized from Microfilm & Hosted on Archive.org. “From the beginning, Jump Cut was all about being accessible and uncensored. Now, the alternative media criticism journal has achieved maximum exposure: All of its back issues are available digitally for free through the Internet Archive. John Hess, Chuck Kleinhans, and Julia Lesage launched the publication when they were graduate students at Indiana University in 1974.”

American Library Association: Booklist launches Booklist Reader for library patrons and the public

American Library Association: Booklist launches Booklist Reader for library patrons and the public. “Booklist, the review publication of the American Library Association, proudly announces the launch of Booklist Reader, a new digital library patron–facing magazine featuring diverse readers’ advisory recommendations for readers of all ages. Each month, Booklist Reader will showcase top-10 lists, must reads, interviews with (and articles by) top authors and illustrators, and adult, youth, and audio recommendations for all communities and all who love to read.” The announcement further notes that “Booklist Reader will be freely available to all from now through the December 2021 issue.”

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: The Diversity Story aims to ‘extend valuable cultural education to more people’

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: The Diversity Story aims to ‘extend valuable cultural education to more people’. “Eleanor Park, 16, of McCandless launched The Diversity Story a year ago. People can apply to be staff writers, be interviewed to have an article written about them, or submit writing, artwork, photography and recipes. So far, the site has published more than 60 personal stories and interviews, as well as more than 20 snippets, or short reads, which usually discuss a current holiday or issue.”

Out & About Live: Get free access to the Camping digital archive

Out & About Live: Get free access to the Camping digital archive. “You can search and read any feature from the magazine during this time – travel, sites, tent tests, buying guides, gear reviews and more. In fact, you can search for any word or phrase and you will discover all the articles that have appeared in Camping magazine over this time, helping you to find everything you need instantly! And for a limited time, you can try this amazing new feature for free and see for yourself how good it is.” This looks like an Exact Editions project with a free trial.

Writing in the margins: The story behind Kingston’s Prison for Women magazine (TVO)

TVO: Writing in the margins: The story behind Kingston’s Prison for Women magazine. “When inmates at Kingston Penitentiary decided in 1950 to start the KP Telescope, their very own newspaper, they already had a printing press and resources to start producing it. But when inmates across the street at the Prison for Women created their own publication, called Tightwire, in 1970, it was a different story…. For the past 10 years, Melissa Munn, a professor at Okanagan College, in British Columbia, has been building a digital collection of penal-press issues at Penal Press — A History of Prison Within. It now features more than 1,500 PDF copies of issues from institutions across North America, including 31 issues of Tightwire.”

Daily Mail: Autocar turns 125! World’s oldest car magazine’s archive goes online

I mentioned this in March as being in-progress but it looks like it’s about ready to go. Daily Mail: Autocar turns 125! World’s oldest car magazine’s archive goes online. “Over the past six months, more than a million pages spanning 125 years of automotive history have been ‘digitised’ for posterity…. The Autocar motor archive… goes live next month with podcasts narrating the first 52 pioneering editions in their entirety and the most visually attractive front covers available as prints and posters.”

PR Newswire: EBSCO Information Services Releases Art Magazine Collection Archive (PRESS RELEASE)

PR Newswire: EBSCO Information Services Releases Art Magazine Collection Archive (PRESS RELEASE). “Art Magazine Collection Archive is a fully searchable full-text archive that assists researchers and those interested in topics such as ancient art, architecture, art preservation, contemporary art, contemporary American art, decorative arts, fine arts, interior design, international art and visual arts. Coverage of the digital archive includes 1,200 issues of The Magazine ANTIQUES (1922-2016), 2,100 issues of ARTnews (1902-2006) and 650 issues of Art in America (1913-2015).”

ProQuest: ProQuest Offers Entire Rolling Stone Digital Archive

ProQuest: ProQuest Offers Entire Rolling Stone Digital Archive. “Researchers can now access 50 years of the culture-defining journalism in Rolling Stone – digitally. The archive of one of the most legendary and influential consumer magazines in history is now available and easily accessible online for the first time to academic institutions and libraries globally through ProQuest.”

Queen Anne and Magnolia News: SPL and Earshot Jazz partner to create digital collection of magazine archives

Queen Anne and Magnolia News: SPL and Earshot Jazz partner to create digital collection of magazine archives . “The Seattle Public Library and Earshot Jazz, the city’s preeminent jazz organization, have partnered to create a comprehensive digital collection of the entire Earshot Jazz magazine archives, from 1984 to present. Any SPL.org website visitor can now browse, search and download articles from the collection, and no Library card is needed.”

Yale News: TYR gives readers a digital space to read and contemplate

Yale News: TYR gives readers a digital space to read and contemplate. “For more than two centuries, The Yale Review has published works by some of the most notable writers and poets of their times, from Virginia Woolf and Thomas Mann to Louise Glück and Cathy Park Hong. But until recently the journal has not done what many others in the literary world have: dive fully into the digital realm. Last month, America’s oldest ‘little magazine’ took the plunge, launching a new website that captures the literary quality of the quarterly print edition, while adding new layers that offer a richer reader experience.”

Digital Camera World: Shutterstock nabs LIFE magazine photo archive from Getty

Digital Camera World: Shutterstock nabs LIFE magazine photo archive from Getty. “It was only last February that Getty Images announced it had added 75,000 images from The LIFE Picture Collection to GettyImages.com, and planned to add a further 400,000 Images between 2020 and 2025. Well, we’re not sure what happened there, but that’s clearly no longer the case. Because its rival Shutterstock has just announced an editorial partnership with media company Meredith Corporation to exclusively represent The LIFE Picture Collection.”

Exact Editions: The full digital archive of The Baffler is now available

Exact Editions: The full digital archive of The Baffler is now available. “The Baffler 1988 was first established in the summer of 1988, initially introduced as a punk literary magazine in its very first issue. The founders, Thomas Frank and Keith White, were recent graduates of the University of Virginia and named their journal as a joke on academic fads like undecidability, then in fashion.”

Nerdist: You Can Get Vintage Video Game Magazines Sent To Your Door

Nerdist: You Can Get Vintage Video Game Magazines Sent To Your Door. “Before the internet, gamers turned to magazine stands to learn more about their favorite titles. Now the world wide web has made it possible for you to own those retro publications again. The Video Game History Foundation is working to preserve vintage video game magazines with a subscription service that puts certified copies in your hands.”