All back issues of Arctic from Volume 1, Number 1 published in 1948 to Volume 57, Number 1 (2004) are now freely available on the Arctic Contents page of the AINA website at:

More than 2400 articles, notes, commentaries, expedition reports, news  items, and obituaries from the back issues are now mounted on the AINA publications server. For current issues, Portable Document Format (PDF) files of papers and notes are made available three years after publication, at which time issues are marked with a PDF icon.
All Arctic PDF files are also available via links from their records in AINA's ASTIS database. More than 7200 ASTIS records now provide links to PDF files using standard web addresses (URLs) or digital object identifiers (DOIs).
Created by an Act of Parliament in 1945, the Arctic Institute of North America is a non-profit membership organization and a multi-disciplinary research institute of the University of Calgary. The institute's mandate is to advance the study of the North American and circumpolar Arctic through the natural and social sciences, the arts and humanities and to acquire, preserve and disseminate information on physical, environmental and social conditions in the North.