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National Geographic Virtual Library

National Geographic and Gale have partnered to bring vast resources to digital life with National Geographic Virtual Library. Now libraries can offer access to the complete archive of National Geographic magazine — every page of every issue — along with a cross-searchable collection of books, maps, images, and videos.

The National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1888-1994

As the official journal of the nonprofit National Geographic Society, National Geographic magazine built its reputation delivering the highest-quality photojournalism and cartography in the world. As generations of researchers and fans will attest, the iconic monthly publication provides unparalleled, in-depth coverage of cultures, nature, science, technology, and more - making it an essential resource for educators and students as well as general readers. Thanks to advanced digital technology, your library can now offer unlimited access to the magazine to the mid-1990s - every article from every issue, each fully searchable through an intuitive interface.

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, 1995-Current

National Geographic magazine brings the world of geography -- in its broadest sense -- to some 60 million readers around the globe each month. With comprehensive, timely articles and legendary photographs and maps, the magazine documents life on our planet and beyond, and interprets the world's sweeping changes through the lens of personal experience. National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1995-Current includes every article of National Geographic magazine from the mid-1990s through current issues -- search the vivid photographs and historic articles as well as engaging videos and detailed maps.

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Last updated: November 14, 2019

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