Get the Scoop on U.S. Businesses with Fortune Magazine Digital Archives

Fortune Magazine, founded in 1929, is a business publication focusing on American and international businesses and industries, economics, and technology. It is famous for its annual "Fortune 500" list of the 500 largest U.S. companies, ranked by their total revenue for the year. The magazine is also known for its annual Fortune Investor's Guide.

The magazine's articles cover more than just office talk - beyond the businesses themselves, you'll read about industries as a whole, economic trends, and related technologies. Fortune is a great primary source for business research and historical documentation of the U.S. economy. Reviewing previous Fortune 500 lists and related articles can help reveal revenue and marketing trends. Investors, business owners, and entrepreneurs alike will find this publication a great addition to their digital shelf.

The library provides online access to most of Fortune Magazine's run. The digital archive offers full-text PDF versions of the articles in each issue stretching from 1930 to 2000. Flipster presents full-page digital magazine issues from 2014 through the current issue. Sign in with your library card and PIN to start reading!