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National Geographic Virtual Library

From its founding in 1888, the National Geographic Society has grown into an organization synonymous with exploration, photography, maps, and rethinking the world as we know it. From the iconic National Geographic magazine to the popular National Geographic Traveler and National Geographic History magazines, there’s simply no substitute for the depth and quality National Geographic Virtual Library will bring to your library.

National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1888-2015*

With comprehensive, timely articles and legendary photos, the iconic magazine documents life on our planet and beyond. Provide your students with over one hundred years of history through articles on culture, global events, nature, science, technology, and the environment, as well as gripping first-person accounts of epic exploration and discovery.

The National Geographic Magazine, 2016-Current

A continuation of National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1888-2015, its companion archive, National Geographic Magazine Archive, 2016-Current includes every article of National Geographic magazine from 2016 through current issues -- search the vivid photographs and historic articles as well as engaging videos and detailed maps.

National Geographic: People, Animals, and the World

National Geographic: People, Animals, and the World provides unlimited access to digital content that attracts, engages and informs students, educators, researchers and general readers including full-text books, magazines, videos, maps and National Geographic images.

National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids includes the complete run of the magazine from 2009 to the present and provides authoritative, age-appropriate digital content suitable for younger students in subjects like English Language Arts, social studies, and science.

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Last updated: October 21, 2021

Multi-Consortial Note: 

This license is made available through a national site license negotiated on behalf of Consortia Canada by The Alberta Library (TAL). 

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