Alternative Press Index

Alternative Press Index is a bibliographic database of journal, newspaper and magazine articles from hundreds of international alternative, radical and left periodicals. Covering 1991 to the present, it provides access to emerging theories and practices of social change.

Theories and Practices Covered:

  • Socialism
  • Revolution
  • Ecology
  • Democracy
  • Anarchism
  • Feminism
  • Organized labor
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Gays and lesbians
  • New social movements

A Rich Collection of Resources With Expansive Coverage

With more than 411,000 records, this index is considered the most comprehensive and up-to-date bibliographic resource for alternative sources of information. Alternative Press Index covers a wide range of modern and emerging theories and practices including socialism and revolution. Coverage is both international and interdisciplinary and is updated on a quarterly basis.

Since 1969, Alternative Press Index has been recognized as a leading guide to the alternative press in the United States and around the world. It is produced by the Alternative Press Center, one of the oldest self-sustaining alternative media institutions in the United States. 

Earlier coverage is available in Alternative Press Archive, also available on EBSCOhost

Coverage of Works by Hundreds of Notable Authors

Alternative Press Index covers works by many notable journalists, theorists and writers from a wide variety of concentrations within the fields of alternative and cultural studies. Some of these authors include Margaret Atwood, Seyla Benhabib, Robin Blackburn, Judith Butler, Noam Chomsky, John D'Emilio, Barbara Ehrenreich, James O'Connor and many more.


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