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Q: What is UNZ.org?

A: The UNZ.org website is intended to provide convenient access to a large quantity of high-quality content material, mostly published over the last 150 years in America and England, including both articles and books, encompassing over one million readable items and titles of another million items not readable due to copyright. Much of this material has never previously been available anywhere on the Internet and should be useful for researchers and intellectual historians.

Q: Why do you include non-readable articles and books?

A: The inclusion of the copyright-excluded material allows users to examine a more nearly complete collection of a given author's writings, even if many of the particular items themselves are currently unavailable due to copyright. If necessary, many of these other items can often be accessed and read on other websites or content systems, especially in the case of extent publications. Furthermore, there is a chance that at some future point these publications will be released for reading on this website as well.

Q: The website seems very different than when I previously visited. What's the story?

A: The current Version 2.0 release of UNZ.org incorporates major design changes from the previous version, but nearly all of the same underlying printed content is still available. Given the relatively slight use of the previous links to external videos and webzines, these portions have been removed, thereby streamlining access to the printed materials which constitute the main value of the system. Another major change has been the widespread use of Javascript, rendering most of the pages "reactive" as you begin entering information.

Q: How do I find a given author or publication?

A: Most of the main pages of the website contain one or more "Reactive Clouds," with the names of various authors or publications. Javascript functions cause these Clouds to "react" and change the displayed information as you begin typing in the entry boxes. For example, as you enter the first few letters of an author's name on the Home page, the Clouds adjust to display only those authors whose names begin with those letters. Similar adjustments occur as you start typing in a particular decade or year, or if you select one of the drop-down settings or other filter. This allows you to quickly focus in on the individuals you are seeking based on your particular criteria.

At any point, the relative size of the names in a given Cloud indicates the volume of underlying content material associated with that name. Meanwhile, the color indicates what fraction of the content material is readable (for copyright reasons): bright blue indicates mostly readable, dark blue indicates partly readable, and black means mostly unreadable

Q: How do I find a given article or book?

A: The main Articles and Books pages, as well as the Overview tabs for individual authors or publications, display a Listing of articles (or books) towards the bottom of the page. Like the Clouds, these Listings are "reactive" and automatically adjust as you being typing in any of the information in the various data entry fields---Title, Author, Publication, or Period, displaying only those items that match your selection.

Q: What about the individual publications?

A: When you reach the pages associated with a given publication, you can examine the contents in a number of different ways, accessed via the different tabs. The default Overview tab gives you the Cloud of authors for that publication plus the Listing of individual articles, with both of these being "reactive" as you provide information in the Title, Author, or Period fields.

There are also several other tabs. The Tree tab displays a dynamic tree allowing the individual time periods, issues, and articles to be opened for greate detail. The Year Contents tab displays the tables of contents for all the issues of a given year, the Issues, Small Covers, and Large Covers tabs display those views of the contents for a given decade, and the All Years tab provides an overview of the entire archive of the periodical. In addition, the drop down field in the control bar may be used to explore the different periods. All these pages allow for convenient browsing of the contents of a given periodical and clicking on any of the individual links accessing more detailed information.

Q: How does Searching work?

A: As mentioned above, much of the exploration of the website contents is normally performed by browsing the various different pages or entering information into the various text fields and having the displayed information automatically adjust. Actual Searches are performed in a parallel manner, by entering the target information into the data fields and then pressing the Search button (or simply hitting Enter). The system then performs a Search across the selected Text, Title, Author, and other information and displays the findings in a new Search Results tab.

Searches may be performed on any of these individual pages, or on the Power Search page, which allows for more detailed Searches across all content material.
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    1. Coronet Magazine
      , September 1937, pp. 155-158
    2. The New Republic
      , August 14, 1929, p. 341
    3. The Outlook
      , November 25, 1931, p. 403 - PDF
    4. Coronet Magazine
      , March 1939, pp. 36-41
    5. Coronet Magazine
      , April 1937, pp. 23-26
    6. The Outlook
      , October 23, 1929, pp. 292-294 - PDF
    7. Articles 
      The Outlook
      , December 17, 1930, pp. 612-613 - PDF
    8. Dine and Dance Ranch
      Scribners
      , November 1936, p. 61 - PDF
    9. Mike the Cat (1939) by Creighton Peet
      1 Review, 1 Readable
    10. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      The Virginian (1929 Film), by Victor Fleming
      1. The Virginian (1929 Film) by Victor Fleming
      2. The Mysterious Island (1929 Film) by Lucien Hubbard
      The Outlook
      , January 1, 1930, p. 33 - PDF
    11. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      Devil-May-Care (1929 Film), by Sidney Franklin
      1. Devil-May-Care (1929 Film) by Sidney Franklin
      2. Sally (1929 Film) by John Francis Dillon
      3. Dynamite (1929 Film) by Cecil B. DeMille
      4. Seven Keys to Baldpate (1929 Film) by Reginald Barker
      The Outlook
      , January 8, 1930, p. 74 - PDF
    12. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      The Laughing Lady (1930 Film), by Victor Schertzinger
      1. The Laughing Lady (1930 Film) by Victor Schertzinger
      2. The Mighty (1929 Film) by John Cromwell
      3. No, No, Nanette (1930 Film) by Clarence G. Badger
      4. Hell's Heroes (1930 Film) by William Wyler
      The Outlook
      , January 15, 1930, p. 113 - PDF
    13. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Navy Blues (1929 Film), by Clarence Brown
      1. Navy Blues (1929 Film) by Clarence Brown
      2. Glorifying the American Girl (1929 Film) by John W. Harkrider and Millard Webb
      3. Her Private Affair (1929 Film) by Rollo Lloyd and Paul L. Stein
      The Outlook
      , January 22, 1930, p. 153 - PDF
    14. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      The Locked Door (1929 Film), by George Fitzmaurice
      1. The Locked Door (1929 Film) by George Fitzmaurice
      2. The Night Ride (1930 Film) by John S. Robertson
      3. Hit the Deck (1930 Film) by Luther Reed
      The Outlook
      , January 29, 1930, p. 192 - PDF
    15. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Seven Days' Leave (1930 Film), by Richard Wallace
      1. Seven Days' Leave (1930 Film) by Richard Wallace
      2. Their Own Desire (1929 Film) by E. Mason Hopper
      3. Across the World with Mr. and Mrs. Johnson (1930 Film) by James Leo Meehan
      The Outlook
      , February 5, 1930, p. 230 - PDF
    16. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      The Rogue Song (1930 Film), by Lionel Barrymore
      1. The Rogue Song (1930 Film) by Lionel Barrymore
      2. Men Without Women (1930 Film) by John Ford
      3. The Lost Zeppelin (1929 Film) by Edward Sloman
      4. New York Nights (1929 Film) by Lewis Milestone
      The Outlook
      , February 12, 1930, p. 272 - PDF
    17. [+]
      (6 Reviews)
      Street of Chance (1930 Film), by John Cromwell
      1. Street of Chance (1930 Film) by John Cromwell
      2. Son of the Gods (1930 Film) by Bradley King
      3. Not So Dumb (1930 Film) by King Vidor
      4. The Bishop Murder Case (1930 Film) by Nick Grinde
      5. Burning Up (1930 Film) by A. Edward Sutherland
      6. Cameo Kirby (1930 Film) by Irving Cummings
      The Outlook
      , February 19, 1930, p. 313 - PDF
    18. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      Anna Christie (1930 Film), by Clarence Brown
      1. Anna Christie (1930 Film) by Clarence Brown
      2. The Green Goddess (1930 Film) by Alfred E. Green
      3. Puttin' on the Ritz (1930 Film) by Edward Sloman
      4. Happy Days (1929 Film) by Benjamin Stoloff
      The Outlook
      , February 26, 1930, p. 355 - PDF
    19. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      The Vagabond King (1930 Film), by Ludwig Berger
      1. The Vagabond King (1930 Film) by Ludwig Berger
      2. Roadhouse Nights (1930 Film) by Hobart Henley
      The Outlook
      , March 5, 1930, pp. 393-398 - PDF
    20. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Song of the West (1930 Film), by Ray Enright
      1. Song of the West (1930 Film) by Ray Enright
      2. A Lady to Love (1930 Film) by Victor Sjostrom
      The Outlook
      , March 12, 1930, p. 430 - PDF