Born of the New Left, it was launched in 1969 to provide access to the emerging theories and practices of radical social change. Coverage, beginning in 1991, is both international and interdisciplinary. <a href="http://www.usc.edu/libraries/databases/records/database.php?db=9DR">The Alternative Press Archive covers 1969-1990. </a>
The API is a bibliographic database (with links to full-text) of more than 368,000 journal, newspaper, and magazine articles from over 300 international alternative, radical, and left periodicals.