Discover Magazine has opened its back-issue archives for non-subscribers
March 19, 2007 8:01 PM   Subscribe

Discover Magazine has opened its back-issue archives (1992-present) to the public, you no longer need to be a subscriber.
posted by stbalbach (6 comments total) 16 users marked this as a favorite
This is awesome - but what I would actually pay money for is an online archive of OMNI Magazine.
posted by mrbill at 8:14 PM on March 19, 2007

Thanks stbalbach!
posted by flapjax at midnite at 8:25 PM on March 19, 2007

Very nice, thanks! If only more publications did this. I wonder how much revenue most magazines actually bring in via sales of back articles/issues?
posted by cenoxo at 8:33 PM on March 19, 2007

Nifty. The only thing that would make this totally and stupendously awesome would be inclusion of Larry Gonick's "Science Classics" cartoons. But at least they have Jeffrey Kluger's "Light Elements" column.
posted by Johnny Assay at 8:45 PM on March 19, 2007

Wonderful news! I have been an on-again, off-again subscriber to Discover, mainly because it makes me feel dumb (the off-again part), but it also occasionally teaches me something amazing (on-again).

I think I'm in an on-again mood now, and will probably subscribe tonight... they deserve my support for opening up their archives!
posted by newfers at 9:13 PM on March 19, 2007

Thank you very much! Now I know, what I'll be doing this weekend. ;)
posted by techfreak at 5:38 AM on March 20, 2007

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