The award-winning Vogue Archive—every page from every issue of American Vogue from 1892 to today—will be available for free trial here on the ATG NewsChannel from February 2 through February 16. The Vogue Archive puts 120 years of fashion and culture online for both serious scholars as well as “dedicated followers of fashion” to explore. The trial provides full access to “the Vogue Archive’s half million image-rich pages, examining the work of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries’ greatest designers, photographers, stylists, illustrators, and more.” And while browsing through all of these images can be fun “the Vogue Archive is… supported by precision data, making the smallest details on every page, including ads and covers, fully searchable. Individual images within the pages have been indexed, allowing users to find articles containing a certain garment type, designer, fabric and countless other search fields instantly, with expert results.”
The database has already been named Best New Database of 2011 by Library Journal and Best Content Aggregation Service in the Software Information Industry Association’s CODiE Awards. The Vogue Archive is available to libraries worldwide through ProQuest® services.
Free trials of the database are accessible at http://search.proquest.com/embedded/N5968KGWFAF2RA4N?accountid=143916 and on other online industry news sources around the world.