Delivers online access to scholarly books from Bloomsbury’s award-winning Academic division. Spanning the humanities and social sciences, the site features the latest research publications from Bloomsbury, T&T Clark, The Arden Shakespeare and Hart Publishing, alongside scholarship from historic imprints Continuum, Berg and Bristol Classical Press. New frontlist collections are added each year.
Art & Visual Culture 2018
Bloomsbury Visual Arts & Culture Collections offer a vibrant, cutting-edge scholarly approach to its titles. It is composed of a wide variety of books on the study of art and visual culture from around the globe, particularly the 18th century to contemporary, with expanding emphasis on material culture, interdisciplinary studies, and aspects of gender and race as related to visual studies.
ABOUTWhat 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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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)
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
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
BLOOMSBURY ACADEMICBookseller Academic, Educational & Professional Publisher of the Year 2014
About Bloomsbury's academic publishing programme
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