and buffs to a resource for amateurs, from vendor-oriented to member-oriented, from near-scholarly to practical, from esoteric to commercial, and from 100 percent staff-contributed to 70 percent free-lance written. 9 Those shifts, although following a path different from that originally intended, have increased readership by responding to readers' initiatives.
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Williams, Becky Hall, ed. Writer's Market. Cincinnati: Writer's Digest Books, 1987.
Access: The Supplementary Index to Periodicals ( 1976-present) America: History and Life; Historical Abstracts; Index to How to Do It Information; Magazine Index ( 1977-present).
Library of Congress and many other libraries. Available in microform.
Early American Life, 1970-present.