New Archive Announcement
Saline, Michigan — August 16, 2017 — NA Publishing is pleased to announce its forthcoming digital collection: Left of Liberalism: Marxist-Socialist Newspapers, 1900-2015. In creating this resource, NA Publishing is substantially upgrading access to 141 Marxist and Socialist Newspapers originally hosted by the Marxist Internet Archive. “We are in the early days of producing Left of Liberalism, “said NA Publishing President, Jeff Moyer, “and are very encouraged to see early adopters enthusiastically purchasing the archive well in advance of its completion. There is no better sign that we are tapping into a strong and current unmet research need.” As part of its efforts to enhance this material, NA Publishing will OCR each newspaper creating-for the first time-a fully searchable archive. This will allow researchers to easily and systematically compare and contrast individual Marxist-Socialist newspaper titles, enabling the comprehensive interrogation of all 141 titles in the collection.
The Marxist Internet Archive and its partners have carefully selected and collected primary English language Marxist-Socialist newspapers providing significant insight and context to the underpinnings of the North American and UK socialist movements. Communist, Socialist and Marxist philosophies and ideologies were venerated and debated through these newspapers. Labor conditions, unionism, civil rights, free speech, government oversight, taxes, and labor strikes are just a sampling of the topics covered in this wide ranging newspaper archive.
When complete, the project will encompass 141 newspapers and cover 115 years of socialist theory and world view as seen through a Marxist lens. The Archive features enhanced functionality including full text OCR, article level indexing, saved search capability, and usage reports. With over 200,000 pages from newspapers such as The Daily Worker (1923-1958), The Liberator (1918-1924), and The Communist (1926-1945), Left of Liberalism: Marxist-Socialist Newspapers 1900-2015 is a must have resource for Political Science, Sociology, Economics, US history and English/Journalism departments. “Given the demand we have seen to date,” added Moyer, “we want to make all our library partners aware of the pre-publication offer for this collection.” Additional pricing information is available at napubco.com. Customers can order now, and can anticipate a trial version—with approximately 25% of the collection complete—in November 2017. The aim is to complete the project in the first half of 2018.
About the Marxist Internet Archive
The Marxists Internet Archive (MIA) is a global all-volunteer network which began in 1990 Volunteers are geographically, politically, and demographically diverse, and commit work to the project alongside professional and personal commitments.
About NA Publishing Inc.
NA Publishing, Inc. carries forward a legacy of preservation and access started more than 80 years ago. Committed to supporting libraries worldwide, NA Publishing specializes in comprehensive multi-format solutions for serials and research collection archiving. The company offers innovative serials management services, preservation, digital collections, custom publishing, and other services that enhance and ensure access to scholarly information. NA Publishing’s primary customers are libraries, universities, faculty, students, graduate researchers and others who require access to quality content and information services. For more information visit our website at www.napubco.com or call 734-821- 3900.