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Reader's Digest digital archive on Exact Editions

Reader's Digest digital archive on Exact Editions

Enjoy ten years' worth of stories, tips and advice from Reader's Digest with a digital subscription on Exact Editions 

Reader's Digest is proud to give you access to over 10 years of digital archive with Exact Editions.

We have partnered with Exact Editions to offer digital subscriptions along with full access to the last 10 years of our digital archive, where you can download issues going back to 2012 - every one bursting with stories, tips and advice.

Exact Editions have published the following press release to announce the launch:

Reader’s Digest UK Launches Modern Digital Archive Available for Subscription

Individual and institutional readers can subscribe to a fully-searchable, modern archive of Reader’s Digest UK stretching back to 2012, created in partnership with digital service provider Exact Editions. More than 100 issues, each featuring a compendium of advice, true-life tales and human interest stories that traverse cultures, are seamlessly available across web, iOS and Android devices.

Reader’s Digest was launched in 1922 by young American soldier and copywriter DeWitt Wallace, who decided to create a magazine that was a compilation of all the best articles from other publications. The magazine now reaches a global audience of millions in dozens of worldwide editions. The UK edition first hit the shelves 1938 and includes thoroughly research health features, engaging interviews, exclusive recipes and unique competitions, amongst much more.

Issues in the Reader’s Digest UK digital archive exactly mirror their print counterparts, thereby retaining the magazine’s compelling aesthetic. The Exact Edition platform’s advanced search function extends across the entire modern archive as well as individual issues, allowing complex searches can be carried out at the touch of a button. Issues can also be easily downloaded for offline use through the app.


Julie Leach, Managing Director of Reader’s Digest UK, remarked:Creating a rich 10-year archive of issues provides us with an exciting opportunity to expand the publication’s reach into new readers’ homes and institutions worldwide, as well as providing added value for our current subscribers.


Managing Director of Exact Editions, Daryl Rayner, remarked: Reader’s Digest UK has a remarkable, century-long history and Exact Editions is pleased to be involved in preserving this rich collection of general-interest content that will continue to delight generations to come.”

About Reader’s Digest UK:

Reader's Digest is a general-interest magazine first published in 1922; a trusted source of entertainment and knowledge for over a century, it has become the largest circulating magazine in the world. The first UK edition of Reader's Digest hit the shelves in March 1938 and is published monthly.

For more information, please visit: https://www.readersdigest.co.uk/


About Exact Editions:

Exact Editions is a digital publishing company based in London. It is a team of producers, developers and designers that turns publications into dynamic, user-friendly digital editions. Exact Editions specialises in digitising content, selling subscriptions and providing streaming solutions across web, iOS and Android platforms. Exact Editions are also the innovators of ‘Reading Roomstechnology, so publishers can provide streaming, time-limited, access to digital editions.

 For more information, please visit: https://shop.exacteditions.com