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London, 18th May 2020
Over 1000 Schools Sign Up To For Free Magazine Archive Access During Pandemic
In an effort to assist schools during the COVID-19 pandemic, digital archiving experts Exact Editions have partnered with 8 publishers to offer schools free access to the digital archives of their magazines until 1st October 2020. 1000 schools worldwide have already signed up to the ‘Remote Resources’ package to use the extensive archives as part of their teaching.
The participating magazines, whose subject matters span science, geography, politics amongst others, are Chemistry World, New Internationalist, Geographical, Prospect, The Biologist, Resurgence & Ecologist, BBC History Magazine, BBC Music Magazine, BBC Science Focus Magazine & The World Today.
The free access includes remote access options for students and staff working at home during the crisis, as well as IP-authenticated access for seamless campus use. Every page of each title is incorporated into Exact Editions’ comprehensive search facility, meaning that users can instantly look up a specific topic at the touch of a button.
Schools can sign up here:
The publishers have put together curriculum-based content guides for teachers here:
Ciara O’Shea, Deputy Principal at Scoil Muire Agus Padrig secondary school in Ireland said: “Thank you so much for setting our school up […] It will be a wonderful addition and the materials are so rich in information for our students. I can’t thank you enough. It is a wonderful resource for our students and an unexpected treat in these unusual times.”
Managing Director of Exact Editions, Daryl Rayner, commented: “The prestigious publishers participating in the ‘Remote Resources’ initiative have shown great generosity with their content during these unprecedented and difficult times. We’re delighted that so many schools have signed up already, and hope to continue extending it to all four corners of the globe.”
If you are a publisher who would like to be part of the initiative, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.