May 27, 2022

Christian Science Monitor Selects Publishers Communication Group to Sell CSM’s Historic Digital Archive to Academic, Public, and Government Libraries

From Today’s Announcement:

Industry consultancy Publishers Communication Group (PCG) has been selected by the Christian Science Publishing Society to represent its Historic Newspaper Archive.  PCG will sell the retrospective collection, which digitizes nine decades of the award-winning The Christian Science Monitor, to academic institutions, public and government libraries in North America.

Covering the period 1908-1996 of the prestigious secular newspaper’s backlist, The Christian Science Monitor archive offers researchers the opportunity to browse complete historic issues, search by keyword, author, date range and more than 20 article types, and download and share articles, front pages photos and display ads in PDF format.  With a sophisticated interface, users can also track recent searches, save articles, email documents, create a bibliography, export citations, and create Web pages.


By leveraging established networks in the US initially, PCG will execute library-facing telemarketing and content sales programs for the historic and journalistic resource, available via subscription or as a one-time perpetual access purchase.

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.