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loomsbury Digital Resources provides creative online learning environments that support scholarly research and inspire students throughout the world. We seek to engage our users with academically rigorous, editorially crafted content that encourages people to think and explore. We believe in working in partnership with librarians, researchers, and instructors to offer flexible solutions and unparalleled customer support, and we strive to create a culture of excellence and entrepreneurial thinking that is solutions-focused and rewards innovation.

Table of Contents Humanities and Social Sciences Bloomsbury Collections Bloomsbury Food Library Bloomsbury Cultural History Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Philosophers Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies Churchill Archive Arcadian Library Online Film, Music, and Performing Arts Drama Online Bloomsbury Popular Music Screen Studies Visual Arts and Design Bloomsbury Fashion Central— Berg Fashion Library Fashion Photography Archive Fairchild Books Library Bloomsbury Fashion Business Cases Bloomsbury Design Library Bloomsbury Applied Visual Arts Bloomsbury Architecture Library Reference and Professional Whitaker’s Almanack Bloomsbury Professional Arbitration and UK Tax Law Bloomsbury Digital Resources Sales Rep Info All our online resources are available for free institutional trials. Please contact our online sales department for more information. Americas: UK, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia: Australia and New Zealand: Available via Subscription or Perpetual Access Image Credit copy

“...librarians who know their community will be able to add valuable editions to their eBook collection using this resource.” —Library Journal


loomsbury Collections offers excellence and originality in scholarship in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Discover our ever-expanding eBook library that offers more than 6000 titles across 12 subject areas.

Subjects covered include:  Anthropology • Biblical Studies • Classical Studies & Archaeology • Education • Film & Media • History • Law • Linguistics • Literary Studies • Philosophy • Religious Studies • Theology

Available through Bloomsbury Collections: 125 Collections expanded annually by discipline  rchive Collections in key subject areas such as A Ancient History, Christology, Continental Philosophy, Classical Literature, Modernism, Philosophy of Education, and Shakespeare Studies S pecial Collections such as the Ancient Commentators on Aristotle, The Churchill Collection, and the International Critical Commentary L andmark Texts Collections covering Japanese History, Biblical Studies, History (British, European, Latin American and history of science and technology), Linguistics, Literary Criticism, Philosophy, and Shakespeare Studies

Features and Benefits • Cite, share, and personalize content • eBook page numbers match the print version • Mobile optimization for a tablet or smartphone • Download and print chapter PDFs without restriction • Unlimited concurrent access for students • Search full text of titles; filter by date, series, or subject • DRM free access • MARC records • COUNTER 4 usage statistics Available via Perpetual Access / Available as Title by Title


eaturing exceptional content from Bloomsbury’s leading publishing program in food studies, this online resource combines comprehensive reference works with cutting-edge academic research, educational resources, and primary materials.

Content Highlights

• Global coverage including Ken Albala’s Food Cultures of the World Encyclopedia and the Cambridge World History of Food • Major reference works including Bloomsbury’s A Cultural History of Food and key chapters from Food History: Critical and Primary Sources • Over 70 eBooks by key authors in the field including Warren Belasco, Carol J. Adams, Anne Murcott, Rick Wilk, Fabio Parasecoli and Peter Jackson • Image collections from institutions around the globe including the Culinary Arts Museum at Johnson & Wales University, USA and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA

Features and Benefits

• Fast, cross-searchable access to the widest-ranging collection of food-related studies content • A tailored taxonomy enabling easy browsing across discipline, topic, place, and period • An interactive visual timeline highlighting key facts in food history from pre-history to the present day • A world map enabling users to navigate to books and articles covering a particular country or region • A powerful browse and search functionality, allowing users to find relevant materials across all types of content and disciplines • Content updates twice a year, making this an everexpanding resource • Related Content links on every content page making it easy to discover relevant material • Intuitive, user-friendly interface for desktop, tablet, and mobile • Easy to cite, share, and print content • Personal Account feature enables users to save books, chapters, or other items to view later; organize saved items into folders; email and export citations; save searches and set up search alerts

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 omprising Bloomsbury’s ground-breaking Cultural Histories series, Bloomsbury Cultural History is an authoritative digital reference tool. It provides students and researchers with a set of curated, comprehensive, and illustrated reference works within a single platform, supplemented by extensive eBook and image collections.

Content Highlights The Cultural Histories series presents an authoritative survey of a wide range of subjects throughout history. Each subject is looked at in Antiquity, the Medieval Age, the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, the Age of Empire, and the Modern Age. Thematic coverage is consistent across all periods so users can either gain a broad overview of a period or follow a theme through the ages. Subjects will include: • Animals • Business • Childhood and Family • Death • Dress and Fashion • Food • Furniture • Gardens • Human Body • Law • Medicine

• Money • Peace • Plants • Religion in the West • Senses • Sexuality • Shopping • Sport • Theatre • Work • Women

Features and Benefits

• Supplementary reading with a list of over 70 eBooks • An illustrated and interactive timeline provides contextual background from antiquity to modernity • Browse by theme or period to find the most beneficial content • A bespoke taxonomy allows users to discover the most relevant content • 1,500 images from the Wellcome Collection to enable a deeper insight and understanding • The vast range of interdisciplinary content makes this a valuable resource for students and scholars of history, anthropology, archaeology, cultural studies, visual culture, history of science, and much more Available via Subscription or Perpetual Access Images courtesy of the Wellcome Collection


 loomsbury Encyclopedia of Philosophers brings together thousands of thinkers from a wide range of subjects, schools of thought, places, time periods and traditions, granting students and researchers access to a broad and global history of intellectual thinking. Featuring renowned thinkers alongside those often neglected in historical surveys, Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Philosophers makes new and exciting connections between different thinkers and schools of thought.

Content Highlights • 6,500 biographical articles on significant intellectual thinkers from North America, Britain, Ireland, and the Middle East • Figures from Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa will be added, with 1,000 Dutch, French and German thinkers publishing in 2019 • Alongside the giants of philosophy are civil rights activists, classicists, clergymen, economists, mathematicians, novelists, poets, politicians, and scientists • Highly detailed and cross-referenced entries cover the life, work, and reception of a thinker as well as a bibliography and suggestions for further reading

Features and Benefits • Access authoritative, peer-reviewed, biographical and critical articles • Browse content by subject, school of thought, region, and period • Develop contextual understanding through an interactive historical timeline • Get regular updates and new content from this expanding resource

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Forthcoming 2019


loomsbury Education and Childhood Studies delivers systematic and comparative coverage of education and childhood studies around the world. Users can explore education systems, policy, practice, childhood, youth experience, and more across multiple countries around the world for comprehensive global research. Peer-reviewed articles, policy reports, reference works, and eBooks are all included to offer an ideal research tool to study international education.

Content Highlights • Hundreds of cross-searchable articles on a diverse range of topics on four levels of education: Early Childhood Education, Secondary Education, Primary Education, and Higher Education • The Education Around the World reference series, comprising 18 volumes and covering every single country in the world • A growing collection of scholarly monographs and policy-oriented reports on international education • Statistical educational data for each country, providing users with necessary background information to compare educational systems • Web links to further resources, including statistical data, results of international testing exercises, policy reports, and governmental websites

Features and Benefits • Browse and compare articles by topic or by country • Discover content using an interactive world map • Search and explore across the comprehensive glossary of international educational terms

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he Churchill Archive is designed to support teaching, study, and research, providing an invaluable resource for a wide range of courses. It comprises 800,000 pages of original documents that range from Churchill’s personal correspondence to exchanges between the great leaders of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Content Highlights • 800,000 pages of original documents produced between 1874 and 1965, spanning the period from the Boer War to the Cold War • Educational resources written by leading academics, which explore key topics in 20th century history and provide links into the documents, further reading lists, bibliographies, and references

Features and Benefits • Supports research into key areas of 20th century history as well as courses in World Wars 1 and 2, world history, economic history, political history , social policy, and cultural studies • Offers a structured way to introduce students to primary source material and explore its relevance to their study and research topics • Provides powerful search options, as well as the ability to filter by topic, place, period, or people, or to browse the Churchill Archive Centre’s own cataloging system • Enables personalization: save searches, export citations, and favorite, download or print documents • Offers guidance on using an archive for research through Ask the Archivist

Available via Subscription or Perpetual Access Images courtesy of the Churchill Archives

• Winner of the 2018 RR Hawkins Award • Winner of the 2018 Prose Award for Excellence in Reference Works • 2017 Choice Outstanding Academic Title

“This is a beautiful and fascinating collection primarily for scholars and researchers with a deep interest in the influence of the Middle East on the West.” —Library Journal


he Arcadian Library is an exceptional, privately-owned library, which documents and celebrates the centuriesold interface between Europe and the Middle East. Collected over the last 40 years, the Library’s holdings are distinguished by their rarity, importance, and quality and include manuscripts, early books, and incunabula, documents, maps, and printed books ranging from the 10th to the 20th centuries.

Content Highlights Library modules include: • History of Science and Medicine Available • Europe and the Ottoman World: Diplomacy and International Relations Publishing September 2018 • Further modules planned in the areas of Europe and the Ottoman World and Travel and Exploration

Features and Benefits • Access high-resolution, full-colour facsimile images (400ppi) • Search in either English or Arabic • Browse by topic, place, period, people, language, or content type • Explore commentary articles linked to primary texts • Benefit from personalization features—cite, share, and favorite content

Available via Perpetual Access Images courtesy of The Arcadian Library


eveloped in partnership by Bloomsbury Publishing and Faber & Faber, Drama Online was created as a response to the need for a high-quality online research tool for drama and literature students, professors, and teachers. The award-winning digital library is a fast growing study resource which now features over 2,300 playtexts from 800 playwrights, almost 400 audio plays, 260 hours of video, and 300 scholarly books from leading theatre publishers and companies, offering a complete multimedia experience of theatre.

Playtext Collections • Core Collection—The Core Collection forms the nexus of Drama Online with over 1,500 playtexts from Bloomsbury’s authoritative imprints, Methuen Drama and The Arden Shakespeare, as well as Faber and Faber, and production photos from the Victoria and Albert Museum and The American Shakespeare Center • Playwrights Canada Press—Over 170 plays from notable and award-winning authors including Daniel MacIvor and Hannah Moscovitch • Aurora Metro Books—Over 120 plays from a wideranging and contemporary list of new drama including women’s drama, international drama, and drama by Black and Asian writers • Nick Hern Books—Over 500 plays from many of the UK and Ireland’s preeminent playwrights, including Howard Brenton, Jez Butterworth, and Caryl Churchill

Audio Collections L.A. Theatre Works—Almost 400 professionally recorded audio plays featuring classic and modern works from the oeuvres of leading American playwrights

Criticism and Scholarship Critical Studies and Performance Practice—Invaluable critical, contextual, and pedagogic content from leading voices in theatre, performance, and Shakespeare, featuring 300 academic eBooks from the prestigious Methuen Drama and The Arden Shakespeare imprints

Available via Subscription or Perpetual Access (Left) A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare’s Globe on Screen (2008–2015) (Upper Right) The Mountaintop, L.A. Theatre Works, (Lower Right) Maxine Peake as Hamlet

Video Collections • The Hollow Crown— Shakespeare’s history plays featuring a star-studded cast including Benedict Cumberbatch, David Tennant, Judi Dench, Hugh Bonneville, and Tom Hiddleston • BBC Drama Films and Documentaries—Adaptations of core curriculum plays from Sophocles to Oscar Wilde, alongside modern classics such as Michael Frayn’s Copenhagen • Shakespeare’s Globe on Screen (2008–2015)—21 films recorded live on the Globe Theatre stage from leading actors including Mark Rylance, Stephen Fry, and Roger Allam’s Olivier Awardwinning Falstaff in Henry IV • Maxine Peake as Hamlet—A strippedback, fast-paced, landmark reinvention of Shakespeare’s Hamlet with Maxine Peake in the title role • Stage on Screen—Critically acclaimed stage productions of four key drama and literature texts: The Duchess of Malfi, Doctor Faustus, The School for Scandal, and Volpone • Shakespeare in the Present—A six hour acting masterclass with international coach Patsy Rodenburg, starring Joseph Fiennes and Lynn Cohen

NEW 2018–19 COLLECTIONS • The Royal Shakespeare Company Live—Offers students worldwide their own seat in the renowned Royal Shakespeare Theatre, joining the theatre audience to experience stunning performances of Shakespeare • Shakespeare’s Globe on Screen 2 (2016–2018)—This new offering from Shakespeare’s Globe will grow to include 9 plays from the 2016–2018 season, including Gemma Arterton in The Duchess of Malfi • Shakespeare’s Heroes and Villains—Theatre-practitioner Steven Berkoff brings a host of Shakespeare’s most famous characters vividly to life, lifting complex characters from page to stage

Available via Subscription or Perpetual Access (Left) Hamlet, The Royal Shakespeare Company Live, (Right) The Duchess of Malfi, Shakespeare’s Globe on Screen 2 (2016–2018)

Best Interface —The Charleston Advisor Innovation Excellence Award —Stationer’s Livery Company

“Drama Online is a well-designed and easy-to-use database that succeeds admirably in making the texts of plays available online in an environment that will enhance their use for study and performance. Its collections of audio and video performances of plays enrich the database considerably and should be seriously considered by most libraries that can afford their extra costs as add-ons to the Core Collection of play texts.” —The Charleston Advisor “A ground-breaking digital resource that makes available a vast library of plays and reference works while offering bespoke features tailored to the needs of individual students and researchers Drama Online blazes the trail for a new era of digital theatre publishing.” —Dr. Chris Megson, Royal Holloway, University of London

Content Highlights • Curated collections—Customize your institution’s Drama Online experience with any combination of collections, all of which are available on a perpetual access or subscription based model • Powerful cross-searching—All collections on the Drama Online platform are indexed according to a detailed taxonomy that was developed with a drama studies approach in mind, effectively integrating content across products and content types • Access for all­—Drama Online offers unlimited simultaneous access and streaming, so students can access the materials they need anywhere on campus, at home, or even abroad • From page to stage, bring the words to life—Reading any play, from any period, is never the same as listening to or watching professional actors add depth, emotion, inflection, and context to the words. Drama Online combines playtexts, audio recordings, and video in one place, so every student can access the text in a meaningful way Available via Subscription or Perpetual Access (Left) Richard II, The Hollow Crown , (Right) The Tempest, Shakespeare in the Present

Features and Benefits • Interactive Transcript Player—Full transcripts for video plays, real-time tracking of lines spoken, automatic text scrolling, hyperlinked text throughout for navigation to the relevant timestamp, and a ‘search transcript’ function • Play Finder—Select plays based on cast size, gender of roles, word count, period, and playwright • Related Content—All content on Drama Online is linked by genre, period, and theme keywords, making it easy to discover and compare and contrast works for projects and research • Personalization Features—Save searches, highlight and annotate text, and bookmark content • Monologue Search—Find monologues by keyword, gender, and word count • Character Grid—Each play includes a character grid that shows character appearances by part and scene with dots that correspond in size to the number of lines spoken, showing how and when characters interact • Words and Speeches Graph—Each play includes a bar graph showing the number of words in each scene by total or by individual character • Develop a Part Book—View lines and stage directions for individual roles • Intuitive eReader—The seamless eReader includes in-text annotations and citations, with page numbers and line numbers that match up exactly with print editions • Performance Rights Information—Each play includes production enquiry information on who owns rights for the play and how to contact them • Exclusive Content—Available only on Drama Online Aurora Metro Books Core Collection The Hollow Crown* Nick Hern Books Playwrights Canada Press Critical Studies and Performance Practice Shakespeare’s Globe on Screen (2008–2015) Shakespeare’s Globe on Screen 2 (2016–2018) Shakespeare in the Present Stage on Screen Shakespeare’s Heroes and Villains *occasionally available on educational streaming platforms and Netflix Available via Subscription or Perpetual Access (Left) Henry VI, Part 2, The Hollow Crown, (Upper Right) Shakespeare in the Present, (Lower Right) Shakespeare’s Heroes and Villains


his invaluable digital library for global popular music brings together leading scholarship and interactive tools to hit the right note for research and learning. It is the ideal choice to enhance research and courses within music and related disciplines.

Content Highlights • Multi-volume landmark reference work, the Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World, featuring top international contributors • All 130+ volumes of the widely acclaimed 33 1/3 and 33 1/3 Global book series, providing in-depth analysis of influential albums across diverse musical eras, by artists ranging from Caetano Veloso to Public Enemy • An expanding selection of scholarly books from Bloomsbury’s Popular Music Studies list, comprising edited volumes, biographies, and historical overviews

Features and Benefits • Browse seamlessly between influential artists, albums, musical eras, and genres—all content is linked and cross-searchable, helping users to connect information and navigate directly to relevant material • Discover interactive features such as a Timeline of Popular Music to develop contextual understanding of albums and artists, and a World Map for navigation by region of interest • Cite, share, save, or print content easily, including books, chapters, or other items—perfect for research or group projects

Available via Subscription or Perpetual Access All images courtesy of Getty Images


omprising a diverse range of exceptional book and screenplay content from Bloomsbury and Faber & Faber, Screen Studies is a dynamic and expanding platform. It will support academics and students engaged with studies of film history, theory and practice; as well as other moving image disciplines.

Content Highlights The Bloomsbury and Faber Screenplays and Criticism launch module features: • A growing number of iconic and contemporary screenplays, and presented in industry-standard studio format, including Dunkirk, The Grand Budapest Hotel, and The Big Lebowski • Authoritative coverage of works by leading filmmakers such as Wes Anderson, Agnès Varda, and Christopher Nolan, providing insight into professional and creative practice • Instant access to over 230 critical and contextual eBooks, on a diverse range of genres, regions, themes, and filmmakers — including practical instruction on screenwriting, and filmmaking techniques

Features and Benefits • An illustrated timeline of cinema history which enhances contextual understanding of key events in film production, culture, and technologies, with links to related content throughout the resource • Powerful advanced search, tailored taxonomy, and personalization features, allowing users to discover and save content relevant to their work with ease • Browse by people; themes; genres, movements, and styles; or content types including screenplays or books— ideal for different approaches to research or independent study • Updated on an annual basis—new screenplays and books will be added to the launch module, as well as to future thematic modules, alongside content including reference articles, bibliographic guides, and lesson plans

Available via Subscription or Perpetual Access Simone Signoret image—courtesy of Getty Images


inner of the Dartmouth Medal, Berg Fashion Library is a leading source of scholarly, multidisciplinary information on all aspects of dress and fashion worldwide, from pre-history to the present day. Interdisciplinary in nature, with great visual and integrated content, Berg Fashion Library presents dress in cultural, sociological, geographical, political, and historical contexts.

Content Highlights • Reference works including the 10-volume Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, A–Z of Fashion, and The Dictionary of Fashion History • 100+ academic e-Books that cover important classic and modern writings on fashion • An invaluable museum directory which features information on specialties and holdings, plus sample images, and links to further information • Over 13,000 color images from prestigious partners such as the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, Mode Museum, and the Commercial Pattern Archive • Unique exhibition archive, which showcases images from historic exhibitions from museums around the world, including the Museum at Fashion Institute of Technology and Somerset House

Features and Benefits • Teaching resources including lesson plans and biblio guides • Primary sources • A vast image bank for research in fields such as anthropology, art history, history, sociology, geography, folklore, museum studies, theatre and cultural studies, as well as fashion and textiles

Available via Subscription ©MFIT; ©Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto; ©ModeMuseum; @The Metropolitan Museum of Art; @V&A Images


Experience the evolution of today’s most iconic designers.


urated by Editor-in-Chief Valerie Steele, Director of the Museum at FIT in New York, this resource showcases more than 750,000 newly-digitized and high-quality images that feature forty years of contemporary fashion history along with a timeline, lesson plans, and videos to create a rich educational resource

Content Highlights • Rare images featuring internationally renowned designers and brands including Alexander McQueen, Christian Dior, Vivienne Westwood, Yohji Yamamoto, Jean Paul Gaultier, Versace, Calvin Klein, Chanel, and many more. • International coverage from Paris, London, New York, Milan, and beyond • Detailed metadata for each photograph to ensure accuracy, enhance search and browse, and guarantee effective linking between text, and images • Supports cross disciplinary research in a vibrant period of fashion history. Designed to excite, engage, and inspire students across a wide range of courses and promote further discovery • Exclusive academic articles providing essential context on key catwalk collections, specific themes and styles of dressing, fashion icons, single object analysis, specific decades, and the use of colors in fashion

Features and Benefits • Resources including a timeline, lesson plans, and videos that are supported by a rich taxonomy and comprehensive indexing • Accurate and highly detailed indexed images and articles to support projects and research • Personalize, save content, and search across all products on Bloomsbury Fashion Central Available via Subscription or Perpetual Access Niall McInerney, © Bloomsbury Publishing Plc

Essential resources covering the entire range of fashion education, from the creative to corporate. Content Highlights Content covers the full spectrum of topics in fashion including construction, draping, fashion business and management, history, illustration, journalism, marketing, promotion, theory, pattern making, styling, product development, sustainable fashion, textiles, and more. • Book chapters are aggregated and fully indexed to provide both a learning and a reference experience • An interactive timeline feature provides historical context

Features and Benefits • Integrated STUDIO ancillaries specific to each book allow users to personalize their study with multiple choice questions and quizzes, flashcards, and video and audio resources. • Specially commissioned video content supports visual learners through ‘how to’ demos as well as visual overviews of key topics, reinforcing and expanding on content in chapters • As part of Bloomsbury Fashion Central, students can extend their learning and expand their research by accessing related content from Berg Fashion Library and Fashion Photography Archive • Teaching resources and lesson plans are available to instructors upon request

Available via Subscription


Forthcoming Fall 2018


ith hundreds of cases from across the fashion industry, from design and sourcing to marketing and retail, Bloomsbury Fashion Business Cases will enable students to develop essential business skills required by the next generation of fashion industry professionals.

Content Highlights • Hundreds of cases covering a vast range of topics designed to suit the entire breadth of the fashion curriculum, from design to retailing • Global cases exploring the industry beyond the USA and UK into territories such as Europe, Asia, and the Pacific • A range of levels, lengths, and approaches to suit varying student requirements throughout their studies • Partner case collections from leading fashion business schools around the world including LIM College, New York and RMIT University, Melbourne • Teaching notes and supplemental resources to help educators make the most out of the dynamic case study method of teaching

Features and Benefits • Authoritative and visually oriented cases selected and reviewed by subject specialist editors who bring valuable educator and industry experience • Real cases that explore issues facing the industry right now, with of-the-moment challenges • Updates twice a year, every year, tackling the key issues facing varying sectors of the industry • A comprehensive taxonomy that aligns with global fashion curriculums, allowing powerful search and browse to discover new and relevant content • IP-wide access to cases via the academic library, simplifying discovery and access to cases outside of the traditional per-case purchase model offered by other resources Available via Subscription Images courtesy of Getty Images


ffering unrivalled coverage of global design and crafts from 1500 BCE to the present day, this authoritative resource is the ideal research and learning tool for design, craft studies and other visual arts.

Content Highlights • Definitive reference works including the Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design, Victor Margolin’s renowned World History of Design, and exclusive articles from the Encyclopedia of Asian Design • More than 70 eBooks in design and craft studies by leading scholars including Glenn Adamson, Tony Fry, John Heskett, and Penny Sparke • Over 100 Designer Pages providing essential details and links to further reading about key figures such as Ettore Sottsass, William Morris, and Charles and Ray Kaiser Eames • A rich selection of 1000 object images from the prestigious Museum of Arts and Design collection in New York—featuring a range of forms, from jewellery to sculpture • Exhibition pages providing essential information on key design exhibitions, including 2018 exhibits at the Designmuseum Danmark

Features and Benefits • An interactive timeline offering an illustrated and linked overview of global design and crafts history to enhance contextual understanding • Powerful search function and customized taxonomy that allow users to navigate seamlessly between the designers, places, and periods relevant to their work • Updated on a biannual basis with new content of the highest quality including reference articles, image collections, and exhibition archives from an increasing number of museum of partners

Available via Subscription or Perpetual Access All images courtesy of the Museum of Arts and Design, New York­—not for reproduction.

B L O O M S B U R Y A P PL I E D V I S UA L A RT S Forthcoming Fall 2018


loomsbury Applied Visual Arts brings together an unprecedented collection of fully illustrated books packed with practical tools, guidance, and inspiration for students on practice-led visual arts courses. It provides material relevant to studies across design, fashion, architecture and interiors, animation and film production, and photography.

Content Highlights The core launch collection offers: • Over 170 illustrated books across all the main fields of applied visual arts, combining pedagogy, illustrated, and career guidance within a searchable platform • A versatile combination of titles from covering key skills and topics in each field and at different levels of study, sequentially from basic concepts to careers and professional practice • Richly illustrated content, with each title typically offering over 200 full-colour illustrations or images, expressly designed to meet the needs of visual learners

Features and Benefits • Structured, accessible coverage of applied visual and graphic arts which will support a wide variety of interdisciplinary and multimedia programs • A wealth of practical pedagogy, such as case studies, leading practitioner interviews, and activities provide teaching resources for instructors, while embedding students’ understanding of real-world applications and supporting portfolio development • Illustrations showcasing work or explaining techniques and concepts, with enhanced PDF viewing, allow invaluable close engagement with visual materials to spur creative thinking • New editions will be added each year to ensure students are exposed to the best and latest technical know-how and trends in professional practice

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Forthcoming Fall 2018


loomsbury Architecture Library is a dynamic research tool for architecture and architecture studies. With cross-searchable access to an expanding range of text, image, and interactive content, this dynamic research tool is essential for academics and provides innovative educational resources for students.

Content Highlights • Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture, the classic, authoritative reference for architecture history, enters its 21st edition completely rewritten and up-todate with a fully global perspective • 42 eBooks with regular updates of new Bloomsbury architecture publications, including a wide-range of scholarly eBooks on architecture, architectural history, theory, design, urbanism, landscape, and interiors, including The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design • Rich visual content with 2000 images from Sir Banister Fletcher and 600 images from the National Archive at Kew

Features and Benefits • Buildings pages highlight information about key buildings, including location, date, architect, description, materials, images, related links, and much more • Explore the world of architecture, anywhere in the world, with a clickable world map linked to building pages and articles, making location-specific research easy • An interactive timeline puts architecture history in perspective, giving context to movements, themes, and periods throughout architecture history • Students can use the glossary and index to look up key terms and easily find the proper period, movement, building, or architect

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How much of the Earth’s surface is covered in sand? How many British monarchs does the House of Windsor claim? Galileo Galilei first discovered the major moons of Jupiter in 1610, how many Galilean Moons are there? Whitaker’s is the ultimate reference tool for anyone interested in current affairs and general knowledge. Comprehensive. Reliable. Easy to Navigate. With over 6,000 index references Whitaker’s is updated throughout the year as new information becomes available from our sources, via the news and our own research. This information is reliable and accurate and updated on our database continually and, once checked, content is posted immediately to the website. The dedicated team of in-house editors and specialist contributors spend around 6,000 hours each year checking and updating content for Whitaker’s. This includes contacting thousands of organisations and government departments, researching information from official annual reports, and gathering statistics and facts from the most current authoritative sources available.

Features and Benefits • Easily create citations • Create a personal library of chapters and sections of content • Bookmark and annotate content

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Imagine the search… Looking for quick, authoritative information on international arbitration? It’s all here…

International Arbitration Global arbitration research from the experts Content from three respected publishing brands (Hart Publishing, CH Beck-Nomos and Bloomsbury Professional). Access to materials by over 60 respected author names with the speed and convenience of online research.

International coverage in depth and breadth The content covers a broad range of jurisdictions from arbitration centres all over the world including: • China • New York • Switzerland • Germany • The Middle East

Expert authors and contributors Authors and contributors are drawn from leading firms and academic institutions, including: • Allianz SE • Gleiss Lutz • PriceWaterhouseCoopers • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP • Freshfields Bruckaus Deringer • Oxford University • University College London Regional experts include Kun Fan on Arbitration in China and Reinmar Wolff on the New York Convention.

UK Tax Online UK Tax Online service provides the user with a resource comprising highly authoritative, clear and practical coverage of all the key tax issues facing the busy practitioner and their clients; written by some of the most renowned names in the tax world. It is also integrated with the key pieces of consolidated and up-to-date tax legislation.

Key features • Clearly laid out guidance with hundreds of examples based on issues regularly faced by companies and their advisors • Content written by some of the most highly respected tax authors in the country • Consolidated tax legislation • A fast, reliable and intuitive platform. It is responsive-design enabled, allowing it to be used easily on a range of devices. • Unbeatable value • Current awareness focused on the high street practitioner

Benefits • Peace of mind—assurance that the content is written by those in practice dealing with issues covered on a day to day basis • Cost saving—prices that won’t make your eyes water! A range of direct debit options are available • Time saving—quick and easy to search, save and share content, no training required

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Bloomsbury Digital Resources provides creative online learning environments that support scholarly research and inspire students throughout...

Bloomsbury Digital Resources 2018  

Bloomsbury Digital Resources provides creative online learning environments that support scholarly research and inspire students throughout...