Alternative Press Index


An index of alternative, radical and left periodicals.

Indexes over 300 periodicals, newspapers and magazines which report and analyze the practices and theories of cultural, economic, political, and social change.  90% of the publications indexed in API are unique and not indexed in the Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature or the Social Sciences Index.   API indexes all articles of 5 or more paragraphs.

Updated quarterly.

For the period from 1969-1990 see the Alternative Press Index Archive


Date Coverage: 

1991 - present


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Carleton students, faculty and staff
Content last reviewed: August 5, 2020