What is Bloomsbury Collections?

    Bloomsbury Collections delivers instant access to quality research and provides libraries with a flexible way to build eBook collections across the humanities and social sciences. It contains over 5,000 eBook titles featuring content from Bloomsbury’s latest research publications as well as a 100+ year legacy including Continuum, T&T Clark, Bristol Classical Press, Berg, The Arden Shakespeare and the recently acquired Hart Publishing. Read more about Bloomsbury Collections.

    Libraries can order all collections, or a combination of collections to suit. Options are flexible to help librarians complete their collections by subject, collection year, or selected series. Contact us today to arrange a trial, price quote, or find out more.

    "...librarians who know their community will be able to add valuable editions to their eBook collection using this resource. This database is most beneficial to academic libraries with eBook users and collections coinciding with those available at Bloomsbury Collections." Library Journal


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    Collections are available by subject, publication date, or series. Browse the full list of collections or download a title list.

    Subject Collections of Latest Research
    30-90 titles per subject, with new collections issued each year:
    Available Now: Anthropology, Biblical Studies, Business & Management, Classical Studies & Archaeology, Economics, Education, Film & Media, History, Law, Linguistics, Literary Studies, Natural History, Philosophy, Politics & International Relations, Religious Studies, Sociology, Theology, and Bloomsbury Open (interdisciplinary)

    Archive Collections
    From Bloomsbury’s legacy of renowned imprints in key subject areas such as Ancient History, Christology, Continental Philosophy, Classical Literature, Modernism, Philosophy of Education, and Shakespeare Studies

    Special Collections

    The prestigious Ancient Commentators on Aristotle, The Churchill Collection and the International Critical Commentary

    Landmark Texts Collections
    Online versions of the Bloomsbury Academic Collections print sets. Covering Japanese History, Biblical Studies, History (British, European, Latin American and history of science and technology), Linguistics, Literary Criticism, Philosophy and Shakespeare Studies, this historic content is reissued from extensive bodies of work from imprints such as Athlone Press, Pinter, T&T Clark, Burns & Oates, Cassell Academic, and Continuum


    Bookseller Academic, Educational & Professional Publisher of the Year 2014
    About Bloomsbury's academic publishing programme

    Bookseller Award 2014

    Bloomsbury’s Academic division publishes around 1,100 books a year, with a significant presence in the humanities and social sciences. Our acquisition of Continuum in 2011 added to a prestigious portfolio which includes Methuen Drama, The Arden Shakespeare and T&T Clark. All new Continuum, Berg and Bristol Classical Press titles are now published under the Bloomsbury name. With the acquisitions of Berg, Fairchild Books and AVA Publishing, we are also the largest publisher in academic visual arts.

    Our digital portfolio includes:

    • Berg Fashion Library: winner of the 2011 Dartmouth Medal and ALA Outstanding Reference Source
    • The Churchill Archive: 800K documents online for the 1st time, creating a digital library of modern international history
    • Drama Online: 1000+ plays and 100+ scholarly works accompanied by play tools, character grids, production stills and more

    The Academic & Professional division has received numerous awards:

    - The Bookseller Academic, Educational & Professional Publisher of the Year 2014 and 2013
    - Independent Publishers Guild Awards: Independent Publisher of the Year 2013; Academic & Professional Publisher of the Year 2013; shortlisted 2014