Access all of Mother Earth News' content, from 1970-2018, with the updated Multiplatform USB drive!
In 2003, we introduced an archive of all Mother Earth News' issues from the 1970s on CD-ROM, presenting a new way of accessing past issues of the magazine in a digital environment. Thousands of readers responded to the notion of being able to sift through our first decade at the click of a mouse, and to the ability to search for what specifically interested them. Following that success, we continued to expand the archive to cover more of the magazine's past issues on disc.
Now, we are pleased to reintroduce the 1970-2018 Multiplatform version of the archive in an all new format that can be viewed on your PC, Mac, iPad, smartphone, Kindle and more! The Multiplatform content appears as the magazine itself, including the cover, so you can "flip through the pages", just as if the magazine were in your hands! Mother Earth News has published thousands of articles; learn about earth-sheltered homes, cheap solar power, organic gardening techniques, raising chickens, beekeeping, do-it-yourself projects, and much more.
Find almost every story, tip, technique, and even blog post published in the magazine and online from 1970-2018 … more than 22,000 articles! Also available is the Classic Edition, which features a search functionality, so readers are able to search the magazine's entire 49-year history.
Confused about the difference between our two archive products? These are the key distinctions:
- The Multiplatform Edition contains files for each year of the magazine in a format that can be transferred for viewing and searching on multiple devices. The content can only be viewed and searched year by year. The content on the Multiplatform archive appears as the magazine itself, so you can simulate flipping through each page.
- The Classic Edition provides a browser-based interface for accessing the archive on your desktop computer or laptop. You can do advanced searches and view content from the entire 49-year archive, all at once!
To enable users to view this archive on as many devices as possible, we provide it in the MOBI format (for most Kindle devices) and the EPUB format (for computers and all other mobile devices). There are dozens of options for viewing, and we have included detailed instructions on the USB Flash Drive for viewing on a computer, electronic reader, smartphone or tablet. Once the desired reading software has been established, the content can be accessed with or without an online connection.
Readers who plan to view the archive on their computer without an online connection will need an e-book management application. Two applications we recommend are Adobe Digital Editions and Calibre. Both of these are free but require an Internet connection to download the application. Once installed, you no longer need an Internet connection.
Mother Earth News Archive Instructions For Use