EBSCO Publishing has announced that libraries can gain access to The Nation Digital Archive. This resource includes ongoing coverage for The Nation in addition to backfile content beginning with volume 1, issue 1 (July 1865). In keeping with the archival nature of the database, all articles are made available as full color PDFs.
The Nation is America's oldest weekly magazine and a journal of opinion since its inception in 1865. The database features the first published pieces from James Baldwin, Ralph Nader, and Hunter Thompson. Likewise, The Nation has published the work of W.H. Auden, Langston Hughes, Sylvia Plath, Henry James, Willa Cather, Thomas Mann, and other writers. Each of the more than 7,100 articles in the archive is available to view online or to download as a color PDF, and is presented as originally printed in the magazine.